Police may not have much of a case without any witnesses to the accident. If you return to the scene promptly, hit and run charges are unlikely. If you are facing charges, however, you should speak with an attorney.
When I was in the hospital my husband put $24,000.00 on MY name only credit card and signed the balance transfers checks with my name which is fraud and now has quit making the payments for 2 months and they are calling me and I understand and now I somehow want to make him accountable for this... Read more »
My son was arrested because he failed to appear for a "hearing" where he was to provide a statement on a matter that he witnessed I was told that this is a non criminal matter. He has been incarcerated for over a week.
If he was arrested on a material witness warrant, the judge must have a hearing on the warrant within an 72 hours. Depending on the circumstances, the judge could either set bail or hold him without bail.
Your best bet is to go to an expungement clinic. Many of them are free. It is fairly difficult to do it yourself. If you want to do it, however, most counties offer a guide to expungements on the clerk's website. There are a number of forms you have to file in order to get the expungement.
How did he retract it? If you plead guilty, you can file a motion to withdraw the guilty plea prior to sentencing. If you do not file it prior to sentencing, you can file a motion to withdraw the guilty plea for ten days after the sentencing hearing. If you do not do that, you would have a...Read more »
Charges are sometimes brought in these types of cases. There was a heavily publicized case in Massachusetts recently where a young woman encouraged her friend to kill himself and he did. She was convicted of charges for this.
Can that picture be used in trial or do they have to provide the paraphernalia I.e syring because it physical evidence. Can you please respond to this question and any case laws you may have on this topic. Thank you.
It may bge possible to challenge the admissiblity of evidence that the police intentionally destroyed. Your lawyer may be able to file a motion in limine to have the paraphernalia excluded because the police destroyed it. Alternatively, the photos may be inadmissible. The police are certainly not...Read more »
this is my 24 yr old son who is accused of several charges from filing case 12/11/15. He attended every hearing and they all were continued until in Dec 2017. the judge gave a last continuance. Since January 2nd 2018 we have been trying to find out when the court date will be. The PD who was on the... Read more »
If you violate your probation, you can be sentenced to a jail sentence of up to the maximum for the offense. This means that if you got one year of probation on an F1, you could receive a 20 year jail sentence if you violate the probation. The amount of probation does not limit the length of the...Read more »
You do not need the parents permission. Sex is probably not a crime as long as there is no institutional relationship (teacher/student, coach/athlete, etc.). It could thereotically be corruption of minors, but that is rare. 16 is the age of the consent in PA.
My son (20) was on Snapchat and talking to strangers. He met a girl saying she is 18. He sent pictures of his abs. And she wanted him to send pictures of his genitals. Which he did. She wanted him to send a video of him masturbating and he did. He told me about this and I am freaking out. What if... Read more »
York County Pennsylvania drug task force Force entrance into home, Seized $9,000 of life savings for finding less than a quarter pound of marijuana only to then request copy of search warrant affidavit as well as the property / inventory voucher of all assets and items seized that they refuse to... Read more »
Not necessarily. In order to get the money back, you would have to file a petition for return of property. You would want to retain a lawyer for that. You then may have to show that the money came from a legitimate source and did not have anything to do with drug trafficking. If you do not file the...Read more »
No, it is a crime under Pennsylvania and United States law for anyone with a conviction that could be punished by more than a year in jail to possess a firearm. An M2 can be punished by up to two years, so regardless of what sentence you actually got, you are not eligible to possess a firearm.
Criminal case in Common Pleas court appealed judgement of sentence all the way to Supreme Court and was denied. On 11/6 defendant ordered to report to prison on 11/25. Defendant filed a motion to modify sentence on 11/21. Defendant did not report to prison as ordered. Should defendant still have... Read more »
You can appeal the conviction all the way to the United States Supreme Court. In some cases, a judge may allow the defendant to remain free on bail while appealing the case. If the direct appeal is unsuccessful, the defendant can challenge the conviction by filing a Post-Conviction Relief Act...Read more »
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