You are unclear what you mean when you say that the matter is "on media." Being charged with a crime is public record. That doesn't mean that you are convicted simply because the citation is referenced online. Get an attorney to avoid the conviction.
Shoplifting less than $500 is not petty theft. It is a misdemeanor offense which is a crime. Not all counties have diversion programs and you don't provide enough information in your question to determine if the county where this occurred has a diversion program. I would recommend getting a...Read more »
There isn't really a question here. But I could recommend getting an attorney. I would also avoid making factual statements online via social media or legal forums. These are discussions that should be kept confidential between you and your attorney.
I unknowingly swiped a a parked car. Another person called the police, so they are calling it a hit and run, even though I never left and wasn't given the opportunity to notice and exchange insurance info.
There is no set time frame when you might receive the citation. You can certainly monitor your name through the court system to ensure that you are aware when, or if, charges are filed. I would also recommend getting representation to assist you in this matter.
You don't provide enough information to answer this question if it is an ordinance violations. Ordinances vary from city to city so it is impossible to know what the fine is without knowing what city this occurred it. Yes, it is likely to increase your insurance rates if you are convicted of the...Read more »
Not listing the location is not necessarily fatal to a citation so long as it indicates where - as in town/township and county where the offense occurred. Along with the citation there will be police reports and likely squad video as well which are more specific about the location where the...Read more »
When I went to the court house to see how much a fine I had was, when the lady looked me up she said I had a ticket from nine years ago and I had to go to court. So I was wondering if there was statue of limitations for traffic violations
That is not going to be a silver bullet. Those sort of errors occur and don’t mean that the state can’t prove you guilty. The traffic stop is likely on a dash cam and will show what kind of vehicle you are driving.
I was packing to leave my girlfriend's house when in the heat of the moment she tried to stop me. In doing so she scratched me on my neck and ripped my shirt. We have had a prior incident which I went to jail for, so I was recording the goings on. As a safety precaution I called 911 so nothing more... Read more »
She is being charged now because she scratched your neck and ripped your shirt. It doesn't matter that you don't want her arrested. You don't get veto power over the charging decision. That is a decision for the prosecutor to make.
The fact that you weren't arrested or given a ticket is meaningless. Typically a charge like this would be handled via complaint which means that you may receive a charging document in the future with a court date to attend.
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