Assuming that he passed away because of someone else's negligence, then you and any other legal heir may be entitled to a portion of a settlement or award of damages. You should seriously consider reaching out to a lawyer to discuss further, as there is a time limit on being able to bring these...Read more »
It depends on what all is going to be involved in the divorce. Typically, the cost of a divorce will be higher if there is a fight over things, such as custody, child support, possession of assets, etc.
It really depends on what all evidence that they may have against you. If it is just that you picked up someone and they did not communicate what they did, then there is a decent chance that an experienced criminal defense lawyer can beat it.
She got them taken because they found Methamphetamine in her blood when she was having my next child which was also 1 month early so he was premature..btw we do not live together nor have we ever been committed to each other.. so now I wanna take action to see what are my chances on getting my kids
Based on what you are saying, you have a significant advantage; however, in these types of matters, time is always of the essence. Your best bet is going to be to get with a family law lawyer sooner rather than later, so that they can walk you through the process and strategize.
If a minor were to report a crime that happened a party a few weeks prior where alcohol was served, can the police arrest and/or charge that person and any other persons involved with underage drinking?
Likely not, as the officer was not a witness to the underlying violation; however, if someone were to report it and was an eyewitness, then there may be sufficient information to at least bring charges. Proving it, though, is an entirely different matter.
I got a simple assault misdemeanor charge 4 years ago, otherwise clean background. My punishment was a $110 fine. In the event the other person reports this to my job, will one misdemeanor charge that long ago affect employment as I’ve already passed a background check?
It very well could affect your job. That being said, assuming you haven't gotten into any trouble since your conviction it looks like you would qualify for an expungement of the charge off of your record. You may want to consider reaching out to a lawyer to discuss further.
Officer randomly got behind me and cut on lights. After trying to figure out his intentions knowing I did nothing wrong I got scared and took off but once reality began to sink in I pulled over and stopped. He got me out of the car but never said why he was trying to stop me. No body was hurt and... Read more »
It really depends. Since you said grand jury, that would mean that they are treating this as a felony, which means that they are alleging that you drove in a dangerous manner. If that is the case, you are looking at a max of 5 years in MDOC custody and a $5k fine. That being said, I'd be curious to...Read more »
I am a stay at home mom with our son and my 4 year old daughter, my other daughter is 7. We receive no child support for my girls bc their father is unemployed (working on getting disability for health issues). He fully supports me, our son, and my 2 girls. I feel his ex wife expects too much and... Read more »
It can be lowered; however, in order for that to happen, he would need to petition the court for it to be lowered. If you cannot afford a private attorney, you may want to consider reaching out to a legal aid organization for assistance.
I would be very curious to see an official copy of this policy. While there may be some statutes that allow for jail time following a conviction, simply getting a citation does not automatically mean mandatory detainment.
One would definitely think so. There have been several instances where officers pull someone over, not provide an official citation, and then still pursue it anyway...all of which is in violation of the statute and therefore invalid.
Unfortunately, it is incredibly unlikely. Typically, with there being an 81 habitual enhancement, the only way that it can be removed from a sentence is if it was put into the sentencing order in error.
Being that this is your first offense, the chances of you facing hard time is pretty slim; however, it's going to take some negotiating with the DA's office where you were arrested. Depending on additional factors, you may be able to qualify for an alternative to sentencing which would 1) keep you...Read more »
Likely not, as most people are not put in jail for tickets. That being said, as long as you are still paying towards your older charge, you should still be good to go. As to the car accident, I would encourage you to reach out to a lawyer, as you may be entitled to compensation if the other driver...Read more »
It really depends. Sometimes, a prosecutor may do away with the ticket because of the circumstances; however, there would need to be more information. I would highly encourage you to reach out to a criminal defense and personal injury to discuss further, not just for the ticket, but also for being...Read more »
Quite possibly. I would highly encourage you to reach out to an attorney to talk more about the facts and circumstances. Feel free to reach out to any attorney on here by clicking the contact information next to their name. Most lawyers offer free consultations to see how we can help out.
I was booked, arrested, had my vehicle towed, and had to pay a bondsman to get me out of jail for the misdemeanor charge of poss. Of paraphernalia. Is that an arrestable offense when it's the only thing they've charged you with?
Potentially. Security personnel have an obligation to assist and maintain people's safety within the grounds of the premises. I would highly encourage you to reach out to a lawyer to discuss further. Feel free to reach out to any one on here by clicking the contact information next to their name....Read more »
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