I was in my room with the door locked and asleep when the police got me out of bed and along with everyone else in the house they put me in handcuffs and sat me outside whilst they proceeded to destroy my room and break glass and make a mess. As I stated before I was completely asleep and had been... Read more »
I agree with Dale Gribow. You need to write everything down like a journal that when read, can be seen like a movie. Lots of descriptions. Simultaneously, hire a local criminal defense attorney. You have no time to waste.
Some crimes never get erased. Other which do get erased my still affect employment or immigration. In your particular situation, if it was a misdemeanor and you won't testify as a defendant in your future potential case, it may be hard for it to be brought up. The answer really is "depends."
That amount is not vague but too exact. Law enforcement trolling these sites could use it against you. Please consult a local attorney in private and confidentially. If your question is hypothetical, we don't answer hypothetical questions. That is left for academia.
This was at 6:00am on a Saturday morning and there was no cars or padestrians Is it right that it’s my first time ever getting stopped I littearly had a clean record prior to this and now I’m told I have to pay $303 plus another $60 on top of all that I have to stop working because I’m not... Read more »
Please stop giving out facts on a non-confidential portal/site such as this. You really need to consult with an attorney who is local, experienced and practices mainly or hopefully only criminal law. I would do it ASAP.
Look into public defenders. They are over-worked but are every bit as good as the rest of us private attorneys. They are licensed and did pass the same bar exam and often went to great law schools. They exist for people who can't afford their own private attorney.
My girlfriend is on probation in California and her probation officer has searched her house where I'm staying too. The frist time I was ask if they could search my body but the next time they did not ask and searched me. I did have something I did not know was illegal in Ca on me. I was told later... Read more »
The general rule is that if you are not on probation or parol, an officer will need a search warrant or your consent or an exigent circumstance must exist for the search. The rule of thumb for you or anyone being searched is to never consent. This way, if the cops did violate your rights, you...Read more »
I was never charged. The Board of Nursing asks directly if applicants were convicted of any crimes, which I wasn't. They also require a finger LiveScan, which will show an arrest. I've read not to disclose things that look bad that are unnecessary. I've also read that they could potentially claim I... Read more »
Be honest but also only answer what is being asked. Some people tend to assume what is being asked and answer more than needed. For example, don't ever confuse the terms, arrest, charge, conviction. They are very different things. When in doubt, seek advice from an employment law attorney for a...Read more »
Yes, potentially! If you think about doing something and don't do it, then no. If you go to the store, pick up something from the isle but change your mind and place it back on the shelf before leaving the store, technically you have stolen the item. That's because you have completed the act of...Read more »
It's always smart to use discretion but you really have no obligation to speak to the officer. However, not even giving your name could delay things and cause them to look more deeply. It's a tough call. If you have done nothing wrong and you're only giving your name, no other information, it...Read more »
My girlfriend got into a fight with me and left with me a cut on my face and punched me while I was driving I pulled over to get help with controlling her and they took her in for a domestic violence charge 273.5. I do not want her to get charged with this and Lose her job. What can I do to help... Read more »
1) Generally, any visible or identifiable injury such as a slash on the face is felony, not misdemeanor. 2) You cannot dismiss anything, only a district attorney can. 3) She needs good attorney ASAP. Have her call me or any local attorney who has experience in such cases.
The original charges were attempted kidnapping & false imprisonment but were dismissed once defense counsel provided additional surveillance video undeniably disproving the allegation. The child was not at all frightened or disturbed & the only basis for the initial arrest appeared to be the... Read more »
Delete your question here because you are making an admission and police/DA may be checking these forums. Call me or another attorney for a free consult soon! It's not the crime of the century but it has to be handled carefully because to you it is a very big deal in your life. I've handled such...Read more »
I was accused of Shoplifting at Target. Left 2 small items in cart during checkout, paid for everything else. I refused to sign any admission of guilt w/ store, they filed charges. I wasn't arrested, & the officers expressed that they felt I hadn't committed wrong, offered to appear in court on my... Read more »
I know you don't want to hear this, but get a lawyer. Besides, how sure are you the cop will come and/or even be available without a subpoena? The more innocent you are, the more of a reason to get a lawyer. Cleaning up a mess you created on your own will be more expensive and possibly...Read more »
They trying to charge me intent of sexual with minor but the warrant they had for my facebook was to see if I had anything to do with some murders. They couldn't find anything so they are trying to charge me with something else
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