The initial traffic stop is frequently unrelated to a suspicion that you are driving under the influence of alcohol. It could be a garden variety violation of the Vehicle Code: speeding, unsafe lane change, failure to come to a complete stop at a stop sign. Or it might be for an equipment...Read more »
I currently live in Arizona right next to CA and go back and forth almost on a daily basis. Also i am a california resident because of my military status.I carry canceled in Arizona legally and when I cross state lines the fire arm is then disassembled and seperated to prevent the prices to be... Read more »
Generally, handguns being transported should be in a locked container with any ammunition in a separate location. If you are travelling in a passenger car - not an SUV - the handgun should be in the trunk and any ammunition in
the passenger portion of the vehicle. If your vehicle is an...Read more »
I was sentenced 45 days for joy riding in California but got put on probation for 3 years I did not report to the kiosk machine and now have an arrest warrant for my arrest what will happen if I get arrested
If you wait until your picked up on the arrest warrant you will remain in custody until you are brought back to the sentencing court. The court will remand you into custody pending a probation violation hearing and an updated report from the probation department. Your best course of action would...Read more »
Depending on the value of the shoes it might be possible to get the case reduced to an infraction. Otherwise as a first time offender you would be a good candidate for diversion so you can avoid a conviction. As part of diversion you would have to perform community service or community labor...Read more »
I would have to take a look at the affidavit that was submitted to justify the issuance of the search warrant but it may well be that the concept of the "staleness" of the probable cause is at play in this case.
I have one misdemeanor on my adult record that I had signed by a judge for dismissal. What actions should I take? If I was to get a lawyer to look at my paperwork, what kind of lawyer do I need? Civil rights or criminal?
Even though your case was dismissed post conviction, there are some misdemeanor violations that carry firearm possession prohibitions. You need to consult with an experienced criminal defense attorney and examine the section of the Penal Code that you violated.
Usually the officer would need to have observed a violation of the vehicle code to effectuate a traffic stop. However, if you had search and seizure conditions as part of your probation and the officer was aware of this then the detention and search was lawful.
I recently got a ticket for doing remodeling without having a contractor license and will need to court. Can I still get my green card? I have not gone to court to plea guilty yet. Should I delay the court until I get my greencard. Will the immigration run a background check one more time before... Read more »
You should consult with an experienced criminal defense attorney who can help you negotiate a disposition of your case to avoid the collateral immigration consequences. I have often times been successful in securing diversion for my clients who face collateral immigration consequences.
Where the victim was served with the subpoena on a Saturday at 8pm for appearance Monday at 8 am? Is there no procedural rule that gives the subpoenaed party time to respond, like maybe 7 days or something to that nature? The victim is not a party to the case for which the subpoena was issued and... Read more »
I'm an ex felon on parole, I had no idea I wasn't allowed to pick her up...I went to court and the charges were never filed ,so I thought it was over with...then I see a warrant for $175.000 for the same charges
I citizen filed a false citizen arrest complaint complain he was assaulted and battered when he was the aggressor! The citation was a Misdemeanor and Battery p.c. 240 and 242 California penal code. What can one do to defend this from going to permanent record which such conviction could cause one... Read more »
I have often times been successful in convincing the prosecutor's office not to file a criminal complaint against my client in similar circumstances. The citation to appear in court is not the actual criminal complaint. That decision has not yet been made. It would be important for you to retain...Read more »
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