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3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: I would like to address the court at the sentencing phase of a friend. What is proper court room protocol to do that?
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Eric Mayeda Renslo answered on Oct 8, 2018

You can talk with your friend's lawyer to potentially have an opportunity to be heard by the court on the day of sentencing before the judge delivers the sentence. What you have to say may or may not affect the judge's decision.

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Q: How do I get in contact with a federal lawyer to report federal crimes and corruption in local and state court systems?
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Eric Mayeda Renslo answered on Oct 6, 2018

You can use this website to find the right attorney for you, many will give you a free consultation.

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Q: my boyfriend went punched me in my face with a object in his hand and knocked me out and when i came too i went to the

hospital and i had big black eye and bleeding and no feeling in my face.and still do.he went to jail and they called it detained not arrest.he got out after 3 days and not one time was i asked if i wanted to press charges.and as soon as he got out he started looking for me and sending me threatning... Read more »

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Eric Mayeda Renslo answered on Oct 5, 2018

You should call the police.

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Q: Im being charge with burglary the witness only describe a sweater I was wearing but never Saw face

And the two witnesses one of them said I was wearing a jogging outfit and the other witnesses said I was wearing a grey sweater

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Eric Mayeda Renslo answered on Oct 5, 2018

If you want to fight your charge completely, you should have an attorney willing to go to trial for you. Otherwise, these factors may result in the prosecution offering you a better plea deal. Again, you should consult an attorney.

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Q: Can my son be convicted with robbery if he had no knowledge the passenger was going to jump out and rob a guy w/ a gun
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Eric Mayeda Renslo answered on Oct 5, 2018

It depends on the evidence. Your son should consult an attorney who can review the discovery from the prosecution to see what evidence they currently have.

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Q: My sister recently got herself into some legal issues. She is also mentally unstable. Do you offer pro bono services?

Due to the high fees, my family and I aren’t able to afford the rates for a criminal defense attorney

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Eric Mayeda Renslo answered on Oct 5, 2018

Public defenders exist for this type of situation. However, many criminal defense attorneys offer a free consultation where you could discuss your financial situation with them.

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5 Answers | Asked in DUI / DWI for California on
Q: My son was arrested for DUI with a BAC of .07. The limit for DUI is .08. will his be reduced or dropped possibly?
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Eric Mayeda Renslo answered on Oct 6, 2018

He may be offered a lesser charge than DUI, but it will probably not be dismissed completely without taking it to trial or the evidence being suppressed by your attorney before trial.

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