The most important thing for you is to tell the truth. You should be in contact with the prosecuting attorney and the victim witness coordinator at the prosecutor's office. It's not your job to make sure that he's convicted.
If you don't want to press charges, you can contact the credit card company and ask them to cancel the card and any transactions your mother ran on the card. You may be able to file a civil lawsuit against her, but you'd almost certainly have to pay an attorney a significant retainer and...Read more »
we have consensually been together for 7 months and her parents found out. Her mother has threaten to call the police and file charges. If the relationship is consensual would those charges be filed and approved just for being bias? What is the most that could happen in this situation?
If the charge was dismissed, it should not appear on your record. The best thing to do would be to have the charge completely expunged from your record so that your record doesn't even show that you were charged with reckless driving.
It depends. You'll need to speak with a post-conviction attorney about what your options are. Depending on how far along the process you are, you may be able to get the Commonwealth to drop the charges or you could withdraw your guilty plea. It all depends on whether you've already been...Read more »
If you're convicted you could go to jail. You could also be held without bond pending the trial in some circumstances. You need to get in touch with a good attorney as soon as possible so that you can find evidence to use in defending yourself. It's not a good strategy to simply come to...Read more »
Communication between a lawyer and the lawyer's client and other matters related to a case are confidential. That means the lawyer does not have to reveal to you what's going on in your son's case, unless your son gives him permission.
Significant other found a suicide victim, panicked and removed the firearm from the scene. He wasn't thinking about the fact that he was a felon and actually later led police to the firearm. Has now been charged with non-violent felony possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and... Read more »
I was cited for general reckless driving, speeding in excess of 30. It's in appeals after an unsatisfactory performance by a my defence. I was running from a domestic abuser, I was going to the domestic courthouse to seek protection. At the very least I'm aiming to have restricted use of my vehicle.
If it was necessary to save your life or to save yourself from serious danger, it could be a defense. But that would be very difficult to prove. The prosecutor will say that you should have called 911 instead of risking the lives of other drivers. It might be best used as mitigation. You could...Read more »
I'm just a witness for my friend being charged with B&E W malicious intent and communicating threats.. found NG on threat charges and guilty on the B&E W intent... The judge then asked about the keying of the plaintiffs vehicle (who's not represented) which my friend who... Read more »
I don't know what was said for her to put a protective order against me other than the fact that she doesn't want to be away from her boyfriend and I told her if she stayed there one more night that I was going to bring her home so she ran to the magistrate and put a protective order... Read more »
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