My boyfriend was the only other person home. Can he be charged in the death of his own son? If so, would it be the state that presses charges? And what would the formal charges be? Could he possibly be convicted? I mean, it was his own son. I can't even imagine what he's going through.
This is an extremely unfortunate situation for this family. There are potentially a couple of criminal charges the father could face -- if the father provided the drugs to his son, the father could be charged with drug induced homicide. If the father was aware that his son was consuming drugs or...Read more »
The simplest thing for you to do is to hire a private agency to conduct a criminal background check for you -- that really takes all the work out of your hands; however, that can be pricey. Another option would be to look online or go in person to the Circuit Clerk's Office of the counties...Read more »
There would possibly exist a conflict of interest, so a police officer or other law enforcement officer should not be the one to question his or her own child regarding an investigation. Rather, that officer should have a different officer do the questioning. That protects the integrity of the...Read more »
If he is not guilty, then he absolutely has the right to a trial -- either before a judge or a jury. He must have an experienced attorney representing him in this matter as if he is found guilty of domestic battery, he cannot get court supervision and will have a conviction on his record which he...Read more »
Like if your using their vehicle and you get pulled over don’t they need the registered owners permission to search the vehicle or at least impound the vehicle to be able to search it since it’s not your vehicle to give consent to allow them to search it
It does not matter if the car you are driving does not belong to you -- if you are driving the car and there is a valid basis for the officer to search the car, the officer is permitted to search the car even if you do not own the car. Reasons that the officer may be legally permitted to search...Read more »
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