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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Communications Law for California on
Q: Hello I have a bench warrant not sure out of what court but I know it was in 2014. How much would an attorney cost?
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Steven Lance Bynum answered on Sep 1, 2020

It really depends on the court, the offense and the practitioner. Call around in your area to find out.

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3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and White Collar Crime for California on
Q: Hello my name is Erik, I’m 16 years old and I’m thinking about becoming criminal lawyer. I wanted to know steps

I wanted to know steps of becoming criminal lawyer and with details.

Thank you

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Steven Lance Bynum answered on Aug 25, 2020

The steps to becoming a criminal lawyer are the same as the steps to become any other type of lawyer. You need to go to law school. Depending on your state and your goals, there are many avenues to get there. For instance, I went to graduate school and got my masters degree prior to going to law... Read more »

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3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: i have a misdemeanor charge how long can my arraignment be postponed due to the covid epidemic?
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Steven Lance Bynum answered on Aug 19, 2020

Different courts allow different things. Some courts are very liberal with continuances whereas some courts are not as keen to grant a continuance. Hiring an experienced and competent attorney is your best bet during the COVID pandemic.

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3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Elder Law for California on
Q: Hello I'm needing a lawyer for my wife she is accused of commenting elder abuse which was false she has court on 08/14
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Steven Lance Bynum answered on Aug 8, 2020

In which California County are you located? I assume this is a criminal elder abuse matter? Please provide more information

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Q: I have a question about gunshot victims. If the victim decides not to press charges, will the state still pursue?
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Steven Lance Bynum answered on Jul 29, 2020

The district attorney decides whether or not to file charges, regardless of whether or not you want to press charges. They may take your reluctance into account when deciding on filing charges.

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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for California on
Q: Can I file a grandparent visitation petition now, during pandemic; can I file emergency order for visitation?

I’m on RSDI, can I qualify for fee waiver to file grandparent visitation?

Child, age 4, was involved in DV incident a week ago in front of parents and my son, father of child, said hurtful comments to him, “ I never wanted you/ be a father, wished mother of child would have had an... Read more »

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Steven Lance Bynum answered on Jul 28, 2020

In California Grandparents do not have visitation rights necessarily. You might think about filing an emergency guardianship petition in probate court if you already have them in your custody.

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