Its legal if there really was a traffic offense and he just didn't write it up at the time. On the other hand, if there originally was no traffic offense, and the officer is lying and just made up a traffic offense so that he could make a possession charge stick, then its not legal.
What do you think we're going to say on here? We're all lawyers, so ....... Hire a lawyer. A good one. Tell him or her the complete and absolute truth. Communications with your lawyer are absolutely confidential.
It depends. Why did the officer pick him up? Did he murder someone? If so, the officer can arrest him and take him to jail. Did he commit some kind of assault on another student? Or a teacher? If so, the officer can arrest him and take him to jail. If the officer's purpose had nothing to do...Read more »
I live in a neighborhood with a HOA. My house is on a culdesac with an empty lot next to us (the empty lot has been deemed not build-able). I want to extend my driveway about two-feet towards the empty lot, but still on my property.
That's a question that can't be answered without looking the HOA's official documents, any subdivision regulations that apply and any local city, town or county ordinances that apply. Here's a short un-researched educated guess (that may or may not be correct): If none of the things or entities...Read more »
Yes, you should worry. You posted this under "Federal Crimes". Its unlikely to be a federal crime, unless you took the girl across a state line for the purpose of having sex with her, or maybe if you had sex with her on federal property, like Redstone Arsenal, which is next door to your town....Read more »
WARNING: I am not your lawyer and providing you with the generic information, definition, clarification or explanation you seek about a legal matter on this anonymous forum does not make me your lawyer. By answering your question I am only trying to provide you with general...Read more »
No. Not unless you sue him for divorce and win, and probably not even then. There are a lot of moving parts to a marriage, and all we can say with so few details is that the solution you would like is within the realm of possibility. You need to hire a good divorce lawyer and tell him or her...Read more »
With a good lawyer you probably won’t be found guilty of anything because under the facts as stated you didn’t do anything. With no lawyer you may get caught up in the system and not be able to avoid a conviction. On the brighter side, your friend is probably not guilty of the felony crime if...Read more »
I am a journalist requesting information about a criminal case which hasn't yet gone to trial. I asked questions of the Lee County Circuit Court Clerk, but was told "no comment." I asked for a copy of the indictment, and was told it is not public record. I am unfamiliar with Alabama law, but it has... Read more »
Indictments are typed up in the prosecutor's office. They are not valid and are therefore confidential unless and until they are (a) signed by the foreman of the grand jury as a "true bill", (b) delivered to the Clerk of the Circuit Court, (c) served on the defendant and (d) the Clerk opens the...Read more »
I told the girl 3 times to leave me alone I then threw my drink in her face and pulled her hair. She pressed charges on me for assault and now wants me to pay over 1500$ for her to get some extensions. You also can’t tell in the video if I pulled her hair or not. I can not afford a lawyer but... Read more »
You can't afford a lawyer? OK. Get ready to figure out how to earn a living with greatly reduced employment opportunities for the rest of your life. That would be after any possible jail sentence and income you'd lose if incarcerated. You are NOT equipped to deal with law enforcement and the...Read more »
Usually, the court will continue the case at least once in order to give the complainant one more chance to show up in court. Sometimes the judge will send the officers or deputies out to bring the complainant to court. If the complainant cannot be found the case will be dismissed, although in...Read more »
Maybe, and maybe not. These are usually state charges, but if the offense(s) occurred on federal property, for example, one of our several military bases, a federal courthouse, or a post office, or involved a federal officer or employee, the charge would most likely be federal.
Grandmother passed away 14 years ago.My aunt/Godmother moved in to care for her.She continued living in the home until this past feburary as she passed from cancer.My Aunt MaeLene was a Godsend to me as she raised me like her own after my mom Janet her little sister(15years younger) passed when i... Read more »
You should take the contract to a good local lawyer nearby and let him or her analyze it. The sooner you can do this, the better. Contracts to sell land (or interests in land) have to have certain characteristics in order to be enforceable in a court of law. No lawyer can answer your question...Read more »
I have paid for a forensic accounting by Frazier Deeter in GA, and they have discovered MALPRACTICE, & Gross Negligence on the part of the Forensic accountant. The accounting firm is in Alabama. The trustee and trust atty are in Alabama. I also allege that the trustee, has stolen (actutally, the... Read more »
I'm sure you can find an attorney who will consider taking your case, if you look hard enough and if your case has merit. An attorney can sue the accounting firm, the trustee and the trust attorney. He or she cannot file criminal charges, or even threaten to file criminal charges, and cannot sue...Read more »
The polygraph was requested by the defendant he has not been arrested the investigation has not been turned over to the grand jury but the law enforcement States that the investigation is been concluded
Polygraph results are not generally admissible in any court in Alabama. They are not generally considered reliable evidence. Under certain rigid circumstances opposing parties may stipulate that polygraph results are admissible, but the judge has the discretion to allow or refuse the stipulated...Read more »
I am separated from my husband which is a police officer and I have begged his chief and the mayor for help to stop him and they sweep it under the rug,They know he does it on duty,uses their car and leaves the city to chase me,he has been arrested for domestic violence and still has his job and... Read more »
You are not the first person to face this problem, and you will not be the last. However, assuming that the facts are as you say, a good, aggressive plaintiff's lawyer stands a good chance of filing suit and winning and getting you meaningful relief and damages. Naturally, these kinds of cases are...Read more »
It depends on the length of time the trailer has been there and on the presence or absence and nature of any communications between the landowner and the owner of the trailer. Here's the principle involved:
Adverse possession, sometimes colloquially described as "squatter's rights",[a] is...Read more »
He wanted to insure that she had a place to live, should something happen to him. Now, she has late stage Alzheimer's, and is living with his sister. He and I want to sell the house and relocate. Is it possible to do so, without her signing off? Her name was never on the loan for the house.
If your husband's mother's name is on the deed, then the house cannot be sold without her signature. To make matters worse, her signature on the deed would not be valid anyway, because she is of unsound mind and is incapable of entering into legal transactions. Someone would have to act for her,...Read more »
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