What statute or municipal code would this fall under.
Theft from any person anything of value thru the use of deception, suspect vehicle was held for cash payment only as stated on his invoice, suspect made payment online and stated that his wife mentioned that it was christmas and after... Read more »
I was riding my motorcycle and crashed into pickup truck in an intersection. I was given a mandatory court date at El Paso Combined Court for careless driving. I have a clean driving record up until this accident and was respectful and polite with the officer who issued the citation. I was the only... Read more »
Most prosecutors will offer a point reduction based on the facts you describe - clean driving record, no injuries (I assume), your respectful attitude to the officer, etc. While there is no requirement that the prosecutor offer a traffic infraction plea bargain, that is commonly what happens....Read more »
If you are properly served with a subpoena, you have to show up as directed in the subpoena. If you do not show up the court has the power to hold you in contempt of court or even issue a warrant for your arrest.
I was at target with my two children. I am really stuggling and couldn’t afford baby food for them, diapers, wipes, bottles and binkys for them etc. They caught me walking out and told me to go to the back with them as I did. They took my info down and called the police and the police came and... Read more »
Attorney Kollin asks the right question. There is a difference between "no evidence" and "not enough evidence to convict". Your husband's attorney may just be stating his assessment of the prosecution's case which, while it may be correct, is not an evidence based determination by a jury or the...Read more »
Whether pulling the plug wires off would constitute damage to the car is an open question. It may be that the police believe the wires were damaged. As to joint ownership, so long as she was part owner, a charge of criminal mischief, or as Mr. Joyner noted, criminal tampering can be brought.
Your age does not matter under the requirements for sealing an MIP.
For a first offense, if the case was dismissed after completion of a diversion program or a deferred judgment and sentence, or if it was a conviction, after payment of the fine and upon completion of a court-ordered...Read more »
There are not enough facts provided. The answer to a question such as yours is completely dependent on the facts. There are any number of scenarios where what you describe would be a reasonable and appropriate use of force and any number where it would be an unreasonable and inappropriate use of...Read more »
An excellent question and one the courts have struggled with. A more accurate way to describe the reality of the situation is "a public defender will appointed if you qualify based on their income guidelines".
There are many people charged with crimes whose income is too high to qualify...Read more »
Not necessarily. The search warrant must state with particularity identifying information which clearly identifies the place in to be searched. Usually an address is included in the affidavit for the search warrant, but it is not legally required. Other unique identifying factors can be used to...Read more »
my friend's wife died and a young man that grew up with them hired an attorney and claimed to be adopted by his wife! It turned out later that he was NOT ADOPTED! Is the one claiming to be adopted committing fraud? And, is it provable in a court of law? (Colorado)?
With the exception of class 2 petty offenses and a few other crimes, jail is a possible penalty for a criminal offense. Having prior convictions increases the risk of a jail or prison sentence (county jail for misdemeanor offenses, prison for felony offenses). However, "possible" is the key word...Read more »
The pre-trial release staff may or may not report the hot U/A to the Court. If they don't, they will likely modify your supervision terms, for example, increasing the frequency of U/A's you are required to provide. If they do report it to the Court, the Judge could do anything from simply warning...Read more »
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