My car was damaged by the a large ceiling piece falling on it. There is no camera. After car damage, nobody called us, they just cleaned up, leaving some debris. There is police report, and many pictures taken. I asked around and nobody "knows anything". The superintendent was fired after... Read more »
I agree with Ms. Shay. Town and village porch have a jurisdictional small claims limit of $3000 however you may use any city court located within the county where the incident arose and sue for $5000. You can definitely record the amount your deductible went up and over time as well and likely...Read more »
Yes, you may file a petition to change custody as the petitioners and the parents the respondents. At the first few hearings you will try to come to an agreement (like 4 way legal custody but primary physical custody with you. Trial or not, the legal standard to change/modify custody is what is...Read more »
My brother is 26 years old, he was getting groceries at walmart at a self check out and while talking with someone missed scanning a single item worth $30. Before he made it a few feet a security officer stopped him, went through his bag, and pulled out the item informing him that he didn't... Read more »
Hi i was given a desk appearance ticket due to a false report but I then told the truth will I just be facing probation or an ACD and no jail time I’m almost 7 months pregnant and have a 4 year old Please help firt time I’ve ever been to court or have written a report or anything I’m scared... Read more »
I was unaware of an interpol notice against me until I received my FBI identity history report. I then contacted NCB of Qatar, the notice issuing country (same as where I reside) to inquire about the interpol case. In the meantime, I also got a clear police report from Qatar police and court... Read more »
You shouldn’t do anything; you should hire a lawyer to do this for you. The stakes are too high. Further, you could probably have this entire matter handled for a couple hundred bucks. Please feel free to text “legal inquiry” to 9149121555 or contact us via web At AG3LAW.com for a free phone...Read more »
I wrote a false statement (false check)which I never wrote or deposited someone else did but then said the truth I really don’t want to go to jail help please also they took my phone for evidence how long can they stay with my property ? ?
Your chances are very good at getting an ACD if you have a clean criminal record… Worse comes to worse we could probably get a conditional discharge for an unclassified misdemeanor as opposed to the highest count you are being charged of, an a misdemeanor. The key is that you have representation...Read more »
It depends on the jurisdiction, but pleading guilty could affect immigration status and any judge will tell this to a defendant prior to a plea. In general, these cases are criminal if the person has a “guilty mind” meaning that they knew the license and our registration was expired; if they...Read more »
This is a relatively straightforward case to defend and would cost somewhere around $700-$1200 depending on the stage of the matter. I believe bigamy requires a guilty mind, or “mens rea” as we call it, so we have a number of different defenses we can use. Also, in these cases I generally...Read more »
Have your attorney asked the judge to recuse himself. That is really the only way to do it, and often times they will refuse, but by having your attorney voice your complaint on the record you preserve the issue for appeal. After the fact, are now but it’s not going to help you directly, you can...Read more »
If someone is trying to tell you that it is call me and hire me and I will make sure it is fixed. It is definitely not a public highway, giving you a defense to DWI under certain circumstances as well as a defense to driving without a license, at least the criminal version of it which...Read more »
Yes; we have a gentleman who is “of counsel” that handles ONLY TRAFFIC TICKETS AND there is a money back guarantee if you don’t win. Even though we charge $700, we guarantee a partial refund if it is not completely dismissed and a full refund if U get any points.
My attorney said I can go back to my state so I did and never went back to finish case went on vacation to FLA just never registered as a felon got pulled over and ran ne put me in jail seven days will Tennessee cooperative with Florida if I live in Tennessee will I get extradition? Hope I won't
Do you have a record? What is the venue. I assume you were given a DAT if arraignment has not yet occurred. I can generally get these ACD’ed, if not at the arraignment, at the first AP hearing assuming you have no significant record and it is not in a bad venue.
Individual arrested grand larceny 2nd for stealing more than $50k from employer. Individual committed similar crime about 8 years ago but in lieu of pressing charges the employer agreed to restitution + 30% ($130k). Would this info be helpful to police and prosecutors to establish a pattern?... Read more »
We cannot do this pro bono but we can do it at the 18-B rate (that’s one of court appoints you to represent someone) of $95/hour. Our paralegals would do most of the paperwork but everything will be reviewed by myself or one of my of counsel attorneys and I will make all court appearances and...Read more »
This seems like a miscarriage of justice to me; of course, I would need to read the trial transcript and speak to all necessary parties, but I hope you guys are filed a notice of appeal because this case needs to be appealed.
My practice is chiefly concerns criminal law, and I have been...Read more »
Well, first off, just because Something is written doesn’t necessarily make it by then… In fact, in most cases oral contracts are just as legally binding as written ones. In both cases, however, if a “material term of the contract” is breached, and no harm will be bestowed if the contract...Read more »
Want to add PI fee's to case; PI I hired and others I inquired all said fee's can be reimbursed by defendant if request it to court. NY court clerk says no, maybe VA will do. VA court clerk says NY court would need to add on since fee weren't part of orig judgement. Trial judge on... Read more »
Justia Ask a Lawyer is a forum for consumers to get answers to basic legal questions. Any information sent through Justia Ask a Lawyer is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis only.
The use of this website to ask questions or receive answers does not create an attorney–client relationship between you and Justia, or between you and any attorney who receives your information or responds to your questions, nor is it intended to create such a relationship. Additionally, no responses on this forum constitute legal advice, which must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case. You should not act upon information provided in Justia Ask a Lawyer without seeking professional counsel from an attorney admitted or authorized to practice in your jurisdiction. Justia assumes no responsibility to any person who relies on information contained on or received through this site and disclaims all liability in respect to such information.
Justia cannot guarantee that the information on this website (including any legal information provided by an attorney through this service) is accurate, complete, or up-to-date. While we intend to make every attempt to keep the information on this site current, the owners of and contributors to this site make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to from this site.