Detective said his walk was similar to the person in the video who was completely covered. A detective who new him 10 yes ago said he recognized him by his walk is this legal and can it hold up in court
answered on Apr 5, 2023
If the only evidence against your boyfriend is an identification of your boyfriend's "walk," then I don't see the case holding up in court. If he was arrested with a warrant, however, then a judge has already made a finding that there is probable cause to charge him; and there... Read more »
If someone asks to have two specific file types: .mp3 and .doc, to be recovered from a broken hard drive and is later arrested for the discovery child pornagraphy, would that be considered a violation privacy by the vendor performing the recovery? The only files to search and recover should be... Read more »
answered on Mar 15, 2023
It might be a violation of privacy, but it is no basis to exclude the evidence in a criminal case that may result from the vendor reporting such images to law enforcement. You can only suppress evidence that is obtained through an illegal search BY A STATE ACTOR. The Constitution essentially... Read more »
It was for less than 1 gram of weed I was never arrested just detained and ticketed it was also over 3 years ago just wondering if it is worth the appeal or what I should do im kind of stuck
answered on Jan 18, 2022
Rather than appeal, you may want to hire a lawyer to try to reopen that old ticket and withdraw guilty / nolo plea. Once it's gone, you can reapply. The problem happened because, when possession of weed was a Misdemeanor, it was a disqualifier for a permit. When they decriminalized... Read more »
Someone is planning to kill someone else. If I involve myself with the killer to protect the individual am I liable?
answered on Mar 31, 2021
You are playing a dangerous game.
Any “involvement” could be perceived as assistance, in which case you could expose yourself to accessorial or conspiratorial liability - even if the murder never takes place. If you are concerned about the intended target, the safest thing is to go... Read more »
Friend was arrested for Assault 3rd degree in CT. She is in the middle of a divorce after finding out her husband blew their entire savings on cocaine (35k+). Her husband told the police that she broke her toe, which didn't happen. That's all she knows. She tried to get a police... Read more »
answered on Mar 18, 2021
If she represents herself, she should file an "Appearance" form with the clerk and the State's Attorney's Office indicating as much. If she has a lawyer, the lawyer will do the same. Once an Appearance is filed, she or her lawyer can file a written request for Police Reports... Read more »
answered on Apr 10, 2019
If this is your first ever arrest, you are eligible for a program called Accelerated Pretrial Rehabilitation which, if it's granted, will lead ultimately to a dismissal of the charges. The most important thing is to make sure that any restitution / money owed is paid back in full before you... Read more »
answered on Mar 23, 2018
There is no "grand" larceny in Connecticut. In general, however, the penalties for Larceny (of any kind) and ATTEMPTED Larceny (of any kind) are the same. There are differences in what the state would have to prove in order for you to be found guilty of Larceny vs. Attempted Larceny,... Read more »
I was charged with a breach of peace for flashing someone in a dunkin donuts drive through. I went to court for the first hearing and they let me apply for AR(accelerated rehabilitation) if I get accepted what will I have to do or what are some things I can expect?
answered on Feb 23, 2018
If you get accepted, the Judge may impose conditions upon you that you must adhere to / comply with in order to ultimately have your matter dismissed. If by "flashing" you mean that you are alleged to have exposed yourself, the Court may impose some sort of "sex offender... Read more »
Claims that he pulled the pin and threw a grenade into a room at my home during a birthday party, not active/ historic item, other kids picked it up and took it into the room, he didn’t have it or pull pin, it was on the floor and wasn’t put together, he picked it up and said it’s fake, and... Read more »
answered on Feb 21, 2018
1. He should absolutely speak to a criminal defense attorney.
2. He should absolutely NOT speak with Police - or anyone else - about the allegations until he has spoken to an attorney.
I was able to see my son since day one. I violated probation and they took my approved supervisors away so I now haven’t been able to see my son for a year. My ex went through training and paid to become a supervisor again and she’s getting the run around being told to check in next month when... Read more »
answered on Feb 20, 2018
The Judge is passing the buck - he or she CAN modify the conditions of your probation such that you may have contact with one specific minor, your son. Other than that, Probation has essentially the same authority as a judge to limit your freedom.
Your best bet might be to have your... Read more »
answered on Feb 8, 2018
The first thing I suggest is that you seek an attorney from a town far away from that in which the subject attorney practice law, as local lawyers are generally a fairly tight group and do not like going after one another. Beside that, you simply need to find firms that do civil litigation and... Read more »
I called the police last Tuesday two male and one female police officers showed up. The female took pictures of her arm which has a big bruise. The two males asked the husband if he wanted to press charges against her! He’s abusing her physically and mentally but because he’s in a wheelchair... Read more »
answered on Feb 8, 2018
Yes, if the man is abusing the person physically that is an Assault, and the verbal abuse most likely equates to Disorderly Conduct, Harassment or perhaps Threatening.
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