My husband put a hole through my wall and I removed him from my home.My husband's mother came to my home to take him home with her. I allowed my husband back inside due to cold weather conditions. She arrived at my home; I was about to open the door and she kicked it in. She yelled... Read more »
You can report the incident to police and the prosecutor will decide whether or not to bring criminal charges against her. In addition, you can seek to get a restraining order (personal protection order) against her. This would entail completing the proper paperwork and filing it with the circuit...Read more »
I was pulled over for a defective equipment (break light) that was not defective. I know for a fact the police ran my plate and was profiling me and my family. But since there is an error on the ticket can that automatically be dismiss?
If everything else on the ticket is correct except for the color of your vehicle, the ticket won’t automatically be dismissed because it contains the wrong color. Substantive issues such as your break light not being defective at the time of the stop would be grounds for a dismissal. However, a...Read more »
Second degree retail fraud carries up to 1 year of jail time. Because this is your third offense, I would strongly recommend hiring a criminal defense attorney to give you the best chance of avoiding jail time. An attorney will be able to advise you on being proactive in seeking counseling and...Read more »
If the ticket has been paid, you can’t do anything at this point because you have admitted responsibility for the violation. If a default judgment was entered because you never showed up to address the ticket, you may be able to file a motion to set aside the default judgment, which would allow...Read more »
My son stole my credit card and bought a gun online and failing class and getting suspended. His father disciplined him and left some marks. Cps was called and he was arrested. Hes never had trouble with the law before and no record. What should he do. Plead guilty or go to trial. If he pleads not... Read more »
Child abuse in the second degree is a serious felony charge that carries up to 10 years in prison.
He should plead not guilty at his first court hearing, which will be an arraignment. At that time, the judge will also set the bond amount. It is in his best interest to retain a criminal...Read more »
He is currently being housed in iron county when the situation occurred in gogebic county. iron county wants 1000 cash bond. gogebic county wants 5000. He went to court in iron county, was granted 1000 cash bond but they claim it wasn't an arraignment. he has not been transported yet. the... Read more »
Yes, your friend could face criminal charges if you’re arrested for a drunk driving offense and your friend knew that you were drunk but still let you drive. In such case, your friend could be charged with allowing an intoxicated person to operate a vehicle. The severity of the charge and...Read more »
An arraignment is the first court date in a criminal case. The defendant will be informed of the charges being brought and have an opportunity to plead guilty or not guilty to each charge. The court will also determine whether the defendant is eligible to be released on bond and the amount of such...Read more »
If your husband gets pulled over and charged with a drunk driving offense, his boss will not have any criminal responsibility and the fact that his boss encouraged the drinking and driving will not be a defense. Ultimately, it is your husband’s choice to drink and drive. If he wants to drink...Read more »
If you report your son to police, he could be charged with illegal use of a financial transaction device, which is a felony. Because he used the card online, he could also be charged with using the internet or a computer to commit a crime, which in this case would be a felony because the...Read more »
An arraignment is the first court date in a criminal case. The defendant will be informed of the charges being brought and have an opportunity to plead guilty or not guilty. The court will also determine whether the defendant is eligible to be released on bond and the amount of such bond. If the...Read more »
My girlfriends step dad attacked her and her mom and was arrested for 2, 2nd offense domestic violence, we all live in the same house but he is not allowed back right now due to his charges. He filed a PPO on myself because I got involved and broke up him strangling my GFs mom. If for some crazy... Read more »
Yes, you would have to leave if he was granted a PPO against you. If you feel that the PPO isn’t warranted, you can seek to terminate it. This involves filing a motion to terminate the PPO with the court and scheduling a hearing date. I would suggest hiring an attorney to do this for you...Read more »
Yes, you can still be charged for possession. However, having a valid prescription is a defense if you can show proof of that presctiption. Hiring an attorney will give you a better chance of getting the charge dismissed. I would suggest contacting a local criminal defense attorney to discuss the...Read more »
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