I was sentenced under the first offenders act a few years ago and was more recently arrested for maximum limits + reckless driving (first offense). Is it likely I could have my probation and First Offenders revoked?
It was categorized as a misdemeanor and not a possession charge. I pled the first offender act Because I Don’t plan on ever getting arrested again.I live in Georgia it’s supposed to be sealed, but I don’t think it is. So I’m just wondering how I approach this question on the application for... Read more »
Sometimes the incident is very serious, so the judge denies bond for that reason. Sometimes people have failure to appear warrants for traffic tickets, and that causes bond to be denied. An attorney can request reconsideration of bond however, so they still have a chance to get one even though they...Read more »
The court is required to hold a first appearance hearing within 72 hours of arrest to determine if a bond will be set. If it is a misdemeanor she will automatically get. a bond. if it is a felony, she may or may not get a bond, depending on the seriousness of the offense and her criminal history.
Under O.C.G.A. Section 42-5-15, bringing contraband into a correctional facility carries up to 4 years in prison. There may be other crimes though that they can charge her with because she is a correctional officer, such as "Violating Oath of Office". It really depends on the facts of the case.
If under 21 it may be suspended for a year. but that is only if you get convicted. sometimes your lawyer can identify problems with the case which can let you plead to a leaser charge or obtain a not guilty verdict at trial.
The prosecutor has discretion on who to charge and who not to charge. Also, sometimes they indict people at different times even though it is the same case. If you had a more significant role in the crime, or if you had a worse criminal record than the others, that might cause you to get indicted...Read more »
Yes you can but whether you get probation depends on a variety of factors: 1) How badly was the victim injured? 2) Did this involve a knife or firearm? 3) What is your criminal record? Prior violence convictions? You should speak with an attorney to discuss your options.
Person was arrested for possession of firearm by convicted felon had a bond hearing was denied a couple months ago today was a status check hearing ,after Today finding out that it’s a federal status conference thats in 2 months and also a bond hearing in two weeks
A status conference is a hearing where the judge asks the prosecution and defense what the status of the case is. Typically, the main thing the judge wants to know is if the case is going to plea or if there will be a trial.
If you have hearings in federal court, then that means you may...Read more »
It depends what she was arrested for. Sometimes probation officers do arrest first, and issue the warrant later, if they have probable cause to believe a condition of probation was violated. For example, if the probationer goes to the probation office and tests positive for drugs, they would...Read more »
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