Yes, his wife will have to attend the preliminary hearing if the case is filed as a felony and the trial if the case is filed as a misdemeanor. An experienced criminal defense attorney an evaluate his mental illness and how it might help mitigate
I have another case pending and also I was helping a lady who I thought was a friend clean her empty apartment and manage her garage sale. She in turn accused me of breaking in and stealing from her and filled charges against me. I genuinely did not commit alleged charge and have witnesses in my... Read more »
I'm available to meet with you in my office in Pasadena for a complimentary consultation to assess the case against you and your defenses to the allegations that have been made. Please visit my website at www.pasadena.legal for further details.
I got into an altercation with my girlfriend and the police were called (not by me). There were no serious injuries or damage, just a bloody nose. When the officer arrived, he asked if I wanted to press charges and I told him no. But because she had been drinking, she could not drive herself home.... Read more »
This happens frequently in domestic violence cases where the spouse or significant other doesn't call the police and doesn't want to press charges, nevertheless the police make an arrest. The best thing you can do for your girlfriend now is to help find an experienced criminal defense lawyer to...Read more »
My nine year old heard a loud noise during an argument and called the police to say my husband had slammed me to the ground. This did not happen, nor was he in the room. I had no marks and was adamant that no physical contact occurred, yet they arrested my husband anyway.
My parents have been abusive towards me all my life, especially physically. I cut ties with them last year. I wrote them an email specifying I was cutting all contact. Zero attempts were made on their part to rectify the relationship other than a few emails that were only of blame.
He is innocent. The PD offered 2 plea deals 1. Go to prison 3 years or plea guilty, have a strike, 5 years probation and 1 year in a program. The DA is not agreering on pleas. They are still at preliminary hearings. What can my brother do?
The first thing your brother should do is to consult with an experienced criminal defense attorney. I would need more complete information about your brothers situation: what is he on probation for and what were the terms and conditions of his probation; what court is the open case out of; and...Read more »
A family member on my husband's side is saying I damaged her laptop but I live in a different county and haven't heard from her in forever. And the day this allegedly happen I was 2 hours away in my County! I have receipts and pictures with the location and date to prove I wasn't there. Will this... Read more »
My son is on probation well on 3-11-17 he was arrest for the above charge him and 2 of his friends came to were we live on 22 ackers and were shooting the guns well the cops came searched the property after being told not to went into his friends car found the guns took my son to jail let the gun... Read more »
Clearly an issue of illegal search and seizure is presented by this fact pattern and should be resolved at a 1538.5 motion. If your son is on probation then he was probably subject to search conditions without probable cause. Nevertheless, those search wouldn't include a motor vehicle registered...Read more »
I'm an international student F-1 visa holder. Back in 2015 I got 5 tickets suspended registration, unlicensed drivers ( I use my international driving license), no stop lamps, no insurance, and operating suspended vehicle. I didn't show up in court in April 2015. In February 2016 I... Read more »
The allegation of being an unlicensed driver is a criminal misdemeanor, that's why the Judge told you to come back to court with a lawyer. When you didn't return in July, the court would have issued a bench warrant for your arrest. This will be an obstacle to the issuance of your visa to return....Read more »
Generally there is no reasonable expectation of privacy in a trash can that's been left outside waiting to be collected. However, your question suggests that the detective had to enter private property for which there is a reasonable expectation of privacy in order to gain access to the trash can....Read more »
He obviously didn't do it and woman took off to Mexico and said she dropped the charges and judge and da is still keeping this going we need help we have a family of 6 he lost his job and we don't know where to start he is going to trial when she gets back from Mexico
It frequently happens that an alleged victim will recant and want to drop the charges against the defendant but the District Attorney will not agree. It sound like your husband case has been in the criminal justice system long enough that he already has an attorney representing him. Your husband...Read more »
I was in a minor car accident & there were no injuries and no dents and just paint exchanged. I stopped & got out of my car and approached the person to exchange information but they would not speak to me as they were on the phone. I left after one minute or so & and went home. is this considered a... Read more »
If your son is under 21 years of age there are some serious consequences. You should consult with an experienced criminal defense attorney. You have 10 days from the date of his arrest to contact the DMV and request a hearing on the suspension of his license. This is separate and apart from his...Read more »
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