Yes, violation of bond conditions is a separate offense, even though it is related to the case you settled by a plea agreement. It may be that the plea bargain included an agreement not to file a bond violation case. You should check with your attorney or, if you did not have an attorney, check the...Read more »
If you have any pre-sentence confinement credit, that will reduce your sentence (unless that credit has already been applied). The sheriff can also award you reductions based on policies and programs established by the sheriff for county jail inmates.
I was sentenced to one year in jail with work release approved and given two days to turn myself in. I turned myself in and then waited in jail for 5 days until transferring to the work release facility. I contacted the sheriffs office because my MRD was wrong and they said I was correct and was... Read more »
If you were sentenced to 1 year in jail with work release authorized, and spent 5 days in jail before you entered the work release program, that 5 days jail will count against the 1 year sentence. If something else is going on with the judge's order, you need to appeal the decision. If it was a...Read more »
Now that the ticket has been corrected, it is like any other ticket. You go to court and see what sort of plea bargain the prosecutor will offer you. You can hire an attorney to represent you. Once you know what the prosecutor's final plea bargain offer is, you will need to make a decision - accept...Read more »
I got a mandatory summons for doing 77 in a 55 zone in Commerce City, CO. I moved to CA state the week after this happened. I got my court date and I can afford to pay the fine but traveling to CO is a hassle and I cannot afford that. I don't have any other moving or non-moving violations. Is there... Read more »
I have a day off for a dr appointment the following week of my next scheduled court date. I attempted to find a dr appt for the same date but was unable. I am sheduled for a prelim or disposition hearing the week prior to the dr appointment.
3rd Degree Assault requires physical contact which causes bodily injury to another. The act which causes the contact is must be done knowingly or recklessly. The bodily injury part of the offenses is satisfied if the physical contact causes any impairment of the victim’s mental or physical...Read more »
There was a dispute at a bar, I was severely intoxicated, detained and ended up with an interference with govt property charge. This happened before I moved to CO. I work at the airport and just lost my security clearance until there’s a disposition and have to go back to Georgia, which I can... Read more »
If I understand you correctly, you were charged in Georgia. If that is the case, you should direct this question to attorney in Georgia. Colorado and Georgia law unlikely to be the same in your situation.
I have made a huge mistake that I deeply regret. I made the choice of taking someones jacket from the locker room. I returned the jacket to the individual and the person is not pressing charges. However I did get a citation and was wondering if it is possible if I can show up to court by myself... Read more »
Need more information in order to answer the question. For example, how was it accidently discharged? where did the incident occur, was alcohol involved, was anyone injured (or could easily been injured under the circumstances that existed at the time), was the person responsible for the accidental...Read more »
Because the traffic tickets are out of New Jersey, you need to contact an attorney who practices in New Jersey, specifically in the jurisdiction where the tickets where issued. They will be familiar with the applicable court practice and procedure for taking care of old unresolved tickets. They...Read more »
we talked over the phone while my boyfriend was in jail. he told me not to worry every thing is going to be ok no face no case now they are throwing out the DV charge only to charge him with witness tampering, I had no intentions of pressing charges in the first place what are our options?
Witness tampering can be charged if it is based on conduct which occurs after the offense has occurred but before charges are filed. It can also be charged based on conduct that occurs after charges have been filed. Witness tampering cannot be charged based on conduct that occurs after all the...Read more »
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