For a diff reason..anyway he didn't work on my bf case in fact missed a meeting with the judge. His original plea was 8 yrs and he ended up getting 6 with 6 post but hasn't been sentenced yet. We would have been better off staying with the public defender. He didn't get not one charge dropped or... Read more »
So i was walking through central park when i was walking through central park and was stopped by police and given a disobeying a park sign for smoking and they didn't catch what i was smoking plus they wrote down the wrong address, regardless im going to plea not guilty, does this case seem in my... Read more »
I went to court today with my clean driver's abstract and proof of insurance and I was offer a plea deal of I think a 511 and a fine of $200 with a $93 surcharge. I plead guilty because I thought the DA said 501 but when I got home I started to question what I had just plead to. If it was in fact a... Read more »
The short answer is sort of. The punishment is similar but the evidence for alcohol and drugs is quite different. Generally speaking, it is easier to prove DWI, especially with a chemical test result, than DWAI by Drugs.
You potentially described Rape in the Second Degree (sex with a minor who is younger than 15 and a person who is at least 18 and at least 4 years older), which is a serious felony with a mandatory minimum prison sentence.
If you did not appear at a scheduled court date then a bench warrant was likely issued for your arrest. If you come into contact with police you will be arrested and brought to court. You could voluntarily appear with an attorney to clear the warrant.
I just need to know if it was legal for me to audio record on my phone in my pocket without the dentist knowing while I was put under iv sedation and they did the procedure. After listening to the recordingI found them discussing things about me that were extremely innapropriate. Was it legal for... Read more »
my 16yo son stole my car and I pressed charges and he was arrested. damage was done to my property and a field where he got the vehicle stuck. went to court and was told I had to get him a lawyer. it just seems that its a conflict of interest because I am his mother however I am the one pressing... Read more »
Of course you can refuse. But there are consequences like a one-year license revocation and the refusal can be used at trial as consciousness of guilty. Whether or not to refuse is a complicated question that depends on the specific facts of each case.
I called and texted him several times no response. So I disputed the item. The lawyer told my credit card company he represented me. I don't know when I never we to court. Please send me in the right direction. Thanks
Yes, but you pleaded guilty you likely answered several questions that would make an appeal on that basis highly unlikely. If a lawyer advised recommended that you take a plea it was probably for the reason that you wrote: you were likely to be found guilty at trial.
A uniformed NYPD Patrol Officer has had me under criminal investigation since 2006. He is in the 114 Precinct. (According to the Patrol Officers Guide, his jurisdiction is limited to the 114 Precinct.) He has had me under investigation for murder. He has had me under investigation for the... Read more »
I asked if a friend I knew will get deported after doing time for 2 yrs money laundering (drug related) and i get "are you kidding me" from an attorney, as if America is not already harboring illegal immigrants who are felons who did NOT get deported! If they were deported, why do they get to come... Read more »
You should talk to a defense attorney immediately. Sounds like your son will be charged with Grand Larceny, a felony. In some cases it is possible to avoid jail and a permanent criminal record. But that depends on a number of factors.
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