Jasmine D. Rippy's answer I agree with previous counsel. You should contact the police department that issued the ticket and ask them to re-write the ticket in your name. If your driving record is decent, there's a good chance of getting the ticket reduced to a zero-point infraction. A traffic lawyer would be able to help you with this.
Jasmine D. Rippy's answer Failure to yield to an emergency vehicle is a misdemeanor in Michigan punishable by a fine of up to $500.00 and/or imprisonment for up to 90 days. If the officer didn’t give you a ticket, then you got a break.
Jasmine D. Rippy's answer Yes, this is possible. The jury found the defendant guilty of armed robbery but decided there wasn’t enough evidence for the felony murder conviction. If it was the other way around where the defendant was found innocent of the underlying felony, he couldn’t be found guilty of felony murder.
Jasmine D. Rippy's answer To be eligible for an expungement in Michigan, you can only have one felony on your record and no more than 2 misdemeanors. Also, it must be at least 5 years since you completed your sentence. The expungement process entails completing an “application to set aside conviction” and filing it with the court where you were convicted of assault. In addition, you must send a copy of the application and a certified record of your assault conviction to the Attorney General, prosecutor and...
Jasmine D. Rippy's answer If police responded to the incident, they submitted a report to the prosecutor who decides whether or not to bring forth charges based on the evidence presented to him or her. There doesn’t have to be injuries for someone to be charged with assault or domestic violence.
Jasmine D. Rippy's answer In Michigan, the age of consent to sexual contact is 16. Therefore, it is legal for a 16 year old to date a 28 year old as long as the relationship is consensual. However, if the 16 year old has sent sexual images the 28 year old, they could both face felony child pornography charges. If any of those images were sent over the Internet or through the use of a computer, they could be charged with using a computer to commit a crime, which would also be a felony in this case.
Jasmine D. Rippy's answer You can be charged with retail fraud. The degree will depend on the value of the stolen goods. If the value of the property is below $200, it is 3rd degree retail fraud, which is a 93-day misdemeanor. If the value of the property is between $200-$1,000, it is 2nd degree retail fraud, which is a one-year misdemeanor. If the value of the property is over $1,000, it is 1st degree, which is a 5-year felony. If your record is clean, you will likely be placed on probation instead of jail time....
Jasmine D. Rippy's answer Your friend can hire an attorney or request a court-appointed attorney if he can't afford one. The attorney will be able to request that his bond be lowered and will help defend against those charges.
Jasmine D. Rippy's answer You can contact police and show them the footage. The police will make a report and turn it over to the prosecutor to bring forth criminal charges. They could be charged with larceny and whether it’s a misdemeanor or felony will depend on the value of the stolen items and if they have any prior theft convictions.
Jasmine D. Rippy's answer No, officers must have reasonable suspicion of criminal activity to pull you over. If you feel that your constitutional rights have been violated by the police, you should have an attorney represent you. If you can’t afford one, you can request a court appointed attorney.
Jasmine D. Rippy's answer The “Peeping Tom” would be facing a disorderly conduct charge, which is punishable by 90 days in jail and/or $500 in fines. The PPO should be granted if you can show he has done a pattern of 2 or more acts without your consent that make you feel terrorized, frightened, intimidated, threatened or harassed.
Jasmine D. Rippy's answer If she tries to recant her statement, she could be charged with filing a false police report which is a misdemeanor or felony depending on the false crime reported. It’s best for her not to show up at court if she wants the charge to go away. If she fails to show, the prosecutor won’t be able to prove the case and you can request that the judge dismiss the case.
Jasmine D. Rippy's answer The no-contact order prevents the defendant from direct and indirect contact or communications with the victim, including through the use of third parties. The no-contact order doesn’t place restrictions on the victim. Therefore, the victim can contact the defendant’s family.
Jasmine D. Rippy's answer A third DUI offense is classified as a felony and carries up to 5 years in prison. There is no time limit for when the prior convictions occurred. The old rule said that the prior offenses had to be within 10 years but that is no longer the case. A first or second DUI can be classified as a felony if it involves an accident that causes death or serious bodily injury.
Jasmine D. Rippy's answer If the maximum sentence for the underlying crime is 4 years, then your conviction for attempting to commit that crime would result in a misdemeanor on your record. Therefore, you would not be charged with felon in possession due to this conviction.
Whether or not your expungement will be granted depends on the judge, whether the prosecutor objects and what you have been doing since your conviction. For example, some judges require proof of community service.
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