My son is Autistic but highly functional, he does have certain things that he cannot learn certain things like how to drive and his right hand from his left, count money, and he is also ADHD, his employer knew this when they hired him, he worked for 2 weeks without pay, or the required background... View More
I hate seeing this. Based on the facts as you've presented, your son may have a claim for discrimination and constructive termination; however, it is going to depend on some more facts, as those types of cases are very fact intensive. Your best bet is going to be to reach out to a lawyer to...View More
Long story short, there is no set number of days that they State has to present a case over to the grand jury for a potential indictment; however, with each passing day, there is an increased likelihood of a dismissal based on the violation of the constitutional right to a speedy trial. The other...View More
The penalties for auto-theft are relatively low. That being said, if this was the person's first offense, there is a significant likelihood that the person could avoid jail time and even avoid having this on their record. I would highly recommend that the person reach out to an experienced...View More
There's really not a whole lot that you can do, aside from alert local law enforcement. Keep in mind that in Mississippi, a dog really only gets one bite, and that one bite puts the owner on notice of the dog's violent propensities. In other words, after that first bite, the owner is...View More
From a strategic standpoint, it always makes more sense to plead not guilty to any charge, at least until you and your lawyer have had a chance to review everything, see if there is not enough evidence against you, or see if there is a way in which the case could end up being dismissed or the...View More
Whether he was read his Miranda rights depends on whether he was subjected to an interrogation, where he incriminated himself. As to the public defender, it really boils down to whether you satisfied with the public defender or not. There are good public defenders, just as there are good private...View More
Involved in an accident w/ 3 friends. One of them died in the accident. I blamed myself and said I was driving to protect the sister who was the one driving. We didn’t know the sister was going to die. I didn’t know things were going to get so serious. And first I was charged with manslaughter... View More
It really depends on the situation; however, hindering in the first degree is still considered a serious offense. I would highly encourage you to reach out to an experienced criminal defense lawyer, so that they can learn more about the facts and circumstances, and develop a plan of action to...View More
It really depends on the circumstances. Typically, law enforcement can enter one's property without a warrant if, like you said, there were exigent circumstances or in pursuit of someone who the officer was notified was engaged in wrongdoing.
It really depends on the situation. The failure to tell a person their Miranda rights does not necessarily mean that the case will be dismissed; however, it could mean that any confession or statements made by the person may not be able to come in. Once again, though, it depends on the situation.
This happened on 11/17/22. I opened a saw up after turning it off to visually inspect a blade. I kneeled down on my knees and the door swung into my back. I reached up and pushed the door back open and I guess my hand hit the button and the saw came back on. As soon as it came on the bottom of my... View More
This definitely sounds like something that should be covered under workers' compensation. As the other answered indicated, you definitely need to reach out to an experienced workers' comp attorney to talk further, so that your rights are protected. Feel free to reach out to anyone on here...View More
It really depends on whether you think that you can adequately defend yourself against the charges that the other person put on you. Your best bet will likely be to have representation, since a lawyer can 1) defend you, and 2) be in a better position to question the other side.
After my accident, the towing company was called by the police officer who investigated the accident my insurance send over paper work needed for the company to get paid now the company will not send over the invoice to my insurance company and still have my car
From the looks of it, you may want to consider talking with a lawyer to discuss the accident, as well as the steps that you or he may need to take to make sure that the towing company provides the paperwork.
Really, the statute of limitations has been satisfied since you were charged within the relevant time frame. That being said, your case may be dismissed due to the passage of time, depending on how long it has been since you were charged.
It definitely sounds like you need to get with an experienced personal injury lawyer to talk about the facts and circumstances of this case, especially since your vehicle was totaled and the other driver ignored the stop sign. Feel free to reach out to any lawyer on here by clicking the contact...View More
The short answer is yes. A person who is representing themselves can get a copy of their discovery packet by making a formal request with the prosecutor, and the prosecutor is obligated to turn over the discovery packet when requested.
Not necessarily; however, the best course of action in a situation like that would be to try and have the charge or conviction expunged from the person's record, so as to avoid any potential issues with eligibility.
That question is a lot trickier than it sounds. Oftentimes, it can be several months, and sometimes years, before a case is even presented to the grand jury. That being said, at a certain point, the person charged has grounds to request that the charge be dismissed and expunged from their record.
Yes I didn't know my teenager was burglarizing a house she told me she was looking at a cat and froze when she jumped in my car with a safe,if I had went home an called her gang friends hackedin my phone would've gotten her and I would be in same boat is there a chance for state probation?
It really depends on the circumstances, especially since your teenager is still considered a youth. I would be curious as to whether this is in circuit court or youth court. Regardless, your best bet is going to always be to reach out to an experienced criminal defense lawyer to review the facts of...View More
It was clarified a little bit after 2014, but yes, generally, a person would be eligible for release after serving approximately 50% of their sentence. That being said, it still would depend on MDOC, and a person is not necessarily entitled to early release.
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