Malicious is not the right word. But the State would have to prove "intent to damage property". If it was truly an accident, that would be a plausible defense to the charges. However, that would depend on the specific facts of your case.
I have been charged with a class b felony and am fighting it am currently taking random drug test at the private probation office but am not on probation or parole thats a stipulation of my bond I haven't even had my plenary hearing yet .
Unfortunately bonds often have conditions. If it is a drug charge, often times the defendant will be subject to random UA testing at a private probation office as a condition of your bond. Make sure you don't have any dirty drops or your bond could get revoked.
They dropped the charges (tampering with motor vehicle, trespassing) and two days later a warrant was issued for tampering, burglary (2 charges) and theft. Now the bond is 40K. I paid a bondsman 1500 to get out on the first arrest. This does not seem right to me.
I am assuming that the charges got dropped at the preliminary hearing because certain witnesses did not appear or the state was otherwise unable to proceed? If that happened, the case was probably dismissed "without prejudice" which means they have the right to refile charges if they get...Read more »
Technically yes. It would be in juvenile court. Seven is pretty young though. Usually I think a more common issue may be a informal referral to juvenile court for the family/juvenile to gain some services through the system. For a seven year old to actually get charged with an assault in...Read more »
There are NO charges pending and even the automated system says he has a parking violation (he doesn't have a car). Based on his 14th amend.rights they have been violated. He has no clue what he's violated or of any new charges. There has been NO preliminary hearing yet he's still in... Read more »
Since he is on parole, not probation, his options are limited because there is not really a judge watching over his case. Instead, he is dealing with the Missouri Department of Corrections Parole Board. A person does not have nearly as many rights in front of the parole board as they do in front...Read more »
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