I got pulled over for expired tags. Police beat me up badly and didnt know my neighbor's cameras caught the whole thing. I didn't know I had a warrant and the police officer never mentioned anything about me having a warrant either. Now that I'm fighting the charges, they're trying to say that they... Read more »
You are right in that it does not make sense that they would find a warrant for you based on looking up someone else's license plates. There are a lot of different reasons police pull people over. Here, if the tags were actually expired, that is a legitimate reason. However, sometimes a police...Read more »
A friend is take over payments on a vehicle I no longer need and he was pulled over for speeding after making a turn from a stop light and I as the vehicle owner as well as the friend got a ticket for the same thing even though I was not present.
You cannot be forced to plead a certain way because somebody else does. In fact, the court (at State Bar ethics rules) will require that you be assigned a different attorney to avoid a conflict of interest if you do not want to do the same thing with your case that the other defendants want. So you...Read more »
Early in the morning around 6:25AM (still dusk). while on my way to work, I was approaching an intersection, I saw that all lanes of traffic appeared to be flowing normally. At this point I was probably several hundred feet away. I then noticed the cars directly in front of me were not moving. In... Read more »
Public defenders are real lawyers, and very competent. However, a private attorney will likely take more time on your case, but this will cost more, too. It is your choice. Regardless, you must be concerned with this case and an attorney will help your situation. The judge will not let you go this...Read more »
To argue excessive bail, you really need an attorney to make the legal arguments, not a do it yourself project. However, you can go to a law library and research the issue and your rights and come up with a few points.
This scenario can be fixed, but best with an attorney to explain to the judge how and why it happened. If you went to court on the date they gave you but the case was not filed, and then later they issued a warrant because the case was filed later and a new court date was set without you knowing,...Read more »
After you are released O.R., then you still have to go back to court. If you miss that court date, then a warrant will be issued. If this is not what happened, there are other possibilities, such as a court clerical error, or a notice to appear with a different date but you never received the...Read more »
Not sure exactly of your situation. However, paying the bail bondsman is unrelated to the court in most ways. You simply owe the bondsman for posting a bail bond on your behalf, you are paying for a service that already took place. If you are out on bail now, the bond will not be exonerated until...Read more »
If you are a teacher, you have certain responsibilities. If you are unaware or unsure what to do, maybe talk to someone who is more familiar. The principle at the school has usually dealt with situations like this more than an inexperienced teacher, and might be a good resource, although the...Read more »
Booked on 3 misdemeanor counts, throw at vehicle, dui in possession of, and blowing over 0.08, 1 felony count awd non firearm. Client also has outstanding traffic tickets, from before arrest. With a previous brandishing charge that is 10 years old, no other priores. Client is also from area,... Read more »
It depends, so he hiring an attorney that is familiar with the court, and could look at the details of the case and priors, would best be able to advise on this. No guessing is going to help, other than to say that if bailed out, then there is time without being in jail to work on case--this is...Read more »
I was an international student in a univ. of CA. The week after my graduation, my parents & I were in a hotel of Thousand Oaks & one day my dad disrupted the hotel office by insulting employees. They opted for not pressing charges; the thing was that when we went back to the room to get our stuff... Read more »
Great question. Sorry to hear about the problem. It is typical to be released and required to report back to court, either for another hearing or for a first hearing after the prosecution is ready to proceed (they have time, but limited time). Thus, the case is almost certainly still open,...Read more »
This is in leui of 1 yr jail term plus 3 yrs formal probation . After I signed it was ordered to meet probation in the county I was convicted in. During the 3 yr court fight I relocated to anither County and have been residing here for 2 yrs. Both my counsel and the DA were aware of my move. I... Read more »
With legitimate doctor's records of surgeries, highly unlikely that any judge will not all time to handle a court order. On the other hand, moving out of county but expecting the county to provide you services out of their county is unrealistic, especially if you had a specific deal. Depending on...Read more »
Some court clerk's will only give it to the defendant or an attorney, and this varies from courthouse or clerk. If they won't give it to a family member, simply hire an attorney to get the record for you.
My conviction was in San Diego California. When I attempted to get info from the courts Revenue and Recovery Dept. They were rude and told my that that ruling did not apply to my case and would offer no help or info. They pretty much just shut me down after asking about a refund and bringing up the... Read more »
The court's staff cannot give legal advice. If you feel that they should be refunding you because of a Supreme Court ruling that retroactively applies to your conviction, then you need an attorney. However, it sounds like you had some type of diversion, maybe a finding of guilt based on a plea but...Read more »
Depends on the scope of the search, what is allowed to be searched and what they are looking for, as stated in the warrant, and other factors about the other room as part of the residence or clearly a separate persons room, etc. You really need an attorney to look at the details.
my question is I bought a box at target and was hit up by loss prevention and arrested because there was stuff in the box . I had no idea there was stuff in box that did not belong there. so I guess these co defendants I am suppose to have put stuff in there but I only went to store and bought a... Read more »
Going to trial is a very serious concern that requires an attorney. Having co-defendants complicates not only the case generally, but also how the jury will respond to you compared to the co-defendants. This is not a do-it-yourself project, so you really need to ask your attorney, or hire an...Read more »
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