The easy answer is yes but that can mean you go back into jail which I am sure what you do not want. In some places, a Judge will allow a bond to be turned over to an attorney prior to the case being completed. It is a case by case basis and not all judges will allow it. If you owe any money to...Read more »
They could depending on what she said. If she was in fear of being hit, the charge could be assault. They could also possibly charge you with disorderly conduct. It is important for you not to speak to the police if they come to speak to you.
They were also charged with possession of a controlled substance. The doctors signature was forged and it was wrote for a friend not herself. Her charges were forgery/make/alter document, obtaining substance by fraud/1st and possession of a controlled substance.
My friend was under the influence of marijuana when he got in a car wreck a month ago. The cops charged him with a “lane violation” and took him to the hospital for blood tests. It’s been a month later, can they turn around and charge him with a DUI of marijuana?
More than likely they can. They are well within the Statute of Limitations to charge that offense. There is one possible exception to that rule. The real question is can they use that blood draw against him in Court? Certain procedures and protocols must be followed to make that information...Read more »
In any juvenile case, you can be placed on Continuance under supervision, which is like Court Supervision in adult court, to being placed in the Juvenile Department of Corrections. Factors that typically go in to the decision of punishment are severity of the crime and the Minor's prior...Read more »
Can and should are two different things. All confidential informants are suspect based on the sole proposition that their identity is being concealed from not only the general public, but the people in which they are engaging in illegal activities with. Often times these informants have biases or...Read more »
It sounds like you are trying to substitute the judge in your case. This is an issue that should be discussed with your attorney. What you view as prejudice may simply be the judge's normal demeanor and there may be other judges in the county that are worse for you.
In Illinois, the misdemeanors are classified with letters, i.e. A, B, C and the Felonies have numbers, 1, 2, 3, 4. I do not know if you are charged with a Misdemeanor or Felony offense, but in Illinois, Juvenile charges can be expunged if certain criteria are met.
Absolutely. Some Judges may ask if there has been a change in circumstance since the last request. In ANY felony case, you absolutely need an attorney no matter what. The judge knows this as well but wants to have you look for private counsel usually based on your income.
Sounds like they are rounding up "the usual suspects" as opposed to actually doing the police work. If you are being accused of an offense, you should not speak to ANYONE about it other than your attorney, including probation.
I had a friend whom had charges filed on him by a mad ex girlfriend he had come and stayed in my home a few times. Police came and arrestwd me on a misdemeanor traffic warrant and hour later returned to arrest him,he volunteered to give up and walked out to themlocking soor behind him,the ploice... Read more »
My wife I told the officers that she did not want to press charges and that I need to get my head checked out because I have fail I hit my head against a plaster concrete wall come to find out I had a concussion with a mask off fracture to the right side of my head
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