The road was a dead end as I tried to turn around I got stuck in the snow. While I was getting my truck out I slid side ways a little into a green power box it damaged my truck I walked after getting unstuck it had a dent but looked fine. Got a call 3 days later apparently it knocked power out for... Read more »
The charge is a misdemeanor because there was property damage involved. You will need to appear in court for this and you should strongly consider getting an attorney - either a private attorney or a public defender if you cannot afford one. You are unlikely to lose your license, particularly if...Read more »
Yes, you are required to drive between the center line (or dividing line if there are multiple lanes of traffic in the same direction) and the fog line. Failure to do so is absolutely a basis for a traffic stop, particularly if you cross the drove over/on to the center or fog line.
There are two separate issues here. The constitutionality of your encounter with law enforcement. Was the traffic stop legitimate? Was the search of your purse constitutional permissible? Issues along those lines could result in suppression of the evidence against you and dismissal of the...Read more »
This question gets asked all the time. An error like that is not automatically going to result in dismissal of the ticket. Those errors can be amended by the prosecutor. There might be other issues that could benefit from a conversation with a defense attorney.
A bad memory isn’t going to result in dismissal of charges. Charges could be dismissed if you were incompetent at the time the offense occurred - ie. you didn’t understand the nature of your actions or you didn’t understand right from wrong - due to a mental illness. This is a serious...Read more »
He is not obligated to show you the speed on the laser or the radar. Ultimately fighting the ticket is up to you. There isn’t enough information here to really know. Any attorney would need access to the police report and any video of the incident. Saying that you weren’t going 87 is...Read more »
When the officer pulled me over, he asked me how fast I was going and I admitted to 70 and he said 74. During this stop there was a liquor bottle on the floor in the front passenger seat left from the weekend before and since this was also a recently purchased vehicle, I didn't have our... Read more »
No. That is not a basis for dismissal. As art of the discovery process, you can get a copy of the citation and the police reports. There may a basis for a challenge, but a different officer’s name isn’t going to be the basis for challenge.
We were in the street I got dragged out. She hit me first and defended myself. I’m very petite and I’m sister is strong and bigger and has the upperhand. She got a bump on her head i got scratch marks on my side and knee. My hair was pulled and I had stuff in the car I couldn’t get to, the... Read more »
You certainly have a legal right to defend yourself and your unborn child. It seems like you might have some exposure of being charged with a 5th Degree Assault. That is a misdemeanor unless you have prior assault convictions. You need an attorney. You should either hire a private attorney or...Read more »
I was driving freinds car he was with got pulled over charged me with dui and 3rd deg. Pos. In prohibited zone..i gave blood sample and was clea...pos was for a syringe the found in shifting compartment under case around shifter
The results of the blood test are completely irrelevant as to whether they can charge you with possession of the syringe. They are unrelated to each other. You should get an attorney to represent you on the possession charge. It is at least a gross misdemeanor, maybe even a felony. Do not...Read more »
I was unable to continue virtual while waiting she discharged me I contacted probation right away he said to get another assessment done and violated me they want me to do 90 day I already served 22 days I denied violation I have court feb 14 for hearing I did assessment he asked for what should... Read more »
There appears to be a lot missing here. You indicate that you were unable to continue virtual treatment. Why? Have you done another assessment? What were the recommendations? Have you started to follow the recommendation? Doing that would be a good start to avoiding jail time.
I received an order of protection against an ex-boyfriend two years ago. Unfortunately I did end up going back to him and dating him while the order was in effect but have since completely left him and no longer want to see him and I am in fear of him. There were countless violations of the order... Read more »
You could certainly attempt a necessity defense in a case like this. Ideally the situation is also something the prosecutor would take into consideration and he or she might be willing to dismiss the charges under the circumstances.
The issue is not the residency. The issue is whether the ticket is charged as a misdemeanor or a petty misdemeanor. A petty misdemeanor does not carry the possibility of jail time and consequently you would not be entitled to court appointed counsel. But you would if the charge is filed as a...Read more »
details to the county attorney. Always communicates with me last minute. Has no mailing address just a Google account. He closed his office for a different job. Do I need a different attorney, and how do I do that now?
You can always switch attorneys if you are unhappy with your representation. You would either need to hire a new attorney or you could discharge your current attorney and apply for a public defender if you qualify. You should reach out to attorneys directly if you believe that you might be hiring...Read more »
I was originally told that I was being arrested for assault by the officer unless I talked to him. I touched no one. He detained me for assault. After the investigation they determined that I never touched anyone. I was already off the property awaiting my cab and then was told that the bar just... Read more »
You would typically be provided a written trespass notice which would require that the the notice include your name, DOB, etc. I'm not sure how refusing to provide ID would justify charging you with both Disorderly Conduct and Obstructing Legal Process. You should secure legal representation...Read more »
If I am in the left turn lane, with my left blinker on, and 30 feet before the crosswalk while moving forward I blinker right and get back into the lane that goes straight through the intersection, is that against any traffic laws? No other vehicles were around at the time and I was pulled over for... Read more »
The police need reasonable articulable suspicion to pull someone over. There isn’t necessarily anything illegal about what you did, but other factors might’ve played a part in why you were pulled over. Speak with attorney directly about your situation for more specific answers about your situation.
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