Bryan J. Jones' answer I could be. If you encourage someone to commit a crime. There's a high profile case recently, although in a different state, where someone was convicted of a crime for encouraging someone to commit suicide.
Bryan J. Jones' answer It would probably be a good idea to have a lawyer because the reckless driving ticket would be a permanent criminal conviction. There's a chance a lawyer could help you get the ticket reduced to a simple traffic infraction.
Bryan J. Jones' answer It's impossible to say with the little information that you've given. Make sure that you have an attorney to represent you. Your attorney will be able to go over all the facts of the case with you and advise you.
Bryan J. Jones' answer You should have an attorney representing you. If you're convicted, it would be a permanent criminal conviction. If you have a clean record, you are probably eligible for the first offender program. The first offender program is like probation, but if you successfully complete the program, the charge gets dismissed so you don't have a permanent criminal conviction on your record.
Bryan J. Jones' answer If you have a clean record, you probably will not get active jail time. You may only get a fine. You should contact a local attorney because you may be able to have the charge dismissed so that it's not on your record.
Bryan J. Jones' answer If he's charged with a crime, a lawyer will be appointed to represent him. If he's just charged with an internal jail offense, he will almost certainly not be able to have an attorney assist with that process.
Bryan J. Jones' answer You will be given the chance to hire an attorney or have an attorney appointed to represent you. At that point, your attorney will be able to get more information about the case. Protective orders can be violated even if you don't have physical contact with someone. If you call, text, or email someone that could also be a violation.
Bryan J. Jones' answer If you feel threatened by her, you may be able to get a protective order against her. The requirement to get a protected order is that she has placed you in imminent fear. That may be difficult if the only thing she is threatening is criminal charges. You should also avoid any contact with her.
Bryan J. Jones' answer The testimony of a confidential informant is enough to take the case to trial. If he takes a plea deal, he won't know the name of the confidential informant. He'll only be able to find out if he takes the case to trial.
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