Jonathan Matthew Holson's answer You don't provide enough facts to answer the question. I am assuming that there was some sort of evidence that was found when the police executed the warrant on your car. Merely having a search warrant on your car and being booked into jail would not be enough for social services to take your child from you.
Jonathan Matthew Holson's answer No. The issue is was the officer legally in a position to be where he or she was. If they were at your front door and saw something inside, whether with a flashlight or not, the evidence is admissible.
Jonathan Matthew Holson's answer I’m assuming you mean reinstate your driver’s license. The best way to find out your exact requirements is to report to the DMV next week. They can give you all particular information you need.
Jonathan Matthew Holson's answer Sadly, there is not a way to get restitution expunged or reduced unless you challenged the restitution on the front end. Restitution is also not avoidable via bankruptcy.
Jonathan Matthew Holson's answer Depending on the county where this offense occurred, you need to see a hearing officer before a court date will be set. You should contact the telephone number on the citation if you wish to get a court date set. I doubt that a clerical error on the ticket means that the charge will be dismissed. Typically squad cars are equipped with dash cams which should depict what occurred on the date of offense that may back up the officer's factual claims - date error aside. BUt you could try getting...
Jonathan Matthew Holson's answer Booking is a process where you are photographed and fingerprinted. Depending on the county that might occur at the courthouse or at the jail. But that does not mean that you will be held in jail for any period of time.
Jonathan Matthew Holson's answer You can either hire private counsel or apply for a public defender. Your attorney can then negotiate with the prosecutor to have the matter reduced down from a misdemeanor
Jonathan Matthew Holson's answer The charge starts out as a misdemeanor. My hope would be that you can negotiate it down to a petty misdemeanor which is not a criminal offense. I would suggest bringing funds with you to the court date to pay off the restitution and that should increase the likelihood that you can get it reduced. A petty misdemeanor is not a criminal offense and does not go on your record.
Jonathan Matthew Holson's answer A petty misdemeanor does not carry stayed or actual jail time - only a fine. It does not go on your criminal record. A misdemeanor carries a maximum sentence of 90 days in jail and a $1,000 fine.
Jonathan Matthew Holson's answer I am somewhat unclear on what you are asking, but your conviction would be for theft. Unless the charge was reduced it would be a misdemeanor and carry a maximum sentence of 90 days in jail and a $1,000 fine.
Jonathan Matthew Holson's answer The County Attorney for the county where the offense occurred makes any charging decisions about whether to move forward with charging the matter out. I am assuming that there must be some valid reason why he or she is choosing not charge the case.
Jonathan Matthew Holson's answer You should consult with an attorney to address this. Right now you have zero control on when you might be picked up on the warrant. Once you are, you are going to be in a tough place to avoid serving out whatever you owe. I would hire an attorney or go back to your original attorney to address this issue.
Jonathan Matthew Holson's answer That is an extremely vague question, but the general answer would be no, there are not. But you should speak with an attorney about your specific circumstances to see if it might meet some exception.
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