A person commits the offense of theft by shoplifting when such person alone or in concert with another person, with the intent of appropriating merchandise to his or her own use without paying for the same or to deprive the owner of possession thereof or of the value thereof,...Read more »
Yes, he can be convicted if the evidence shows that he knew he was helping his friend with the drug deal. Maybe his friend throws him under the bus. Maybe there is something in his background that the prosecutor uses. Maybe he said something to the police that can be twisted into an admission....Read more »
I was caught by an officer while I was driving down a hill between the highway ramps. The highway and the ramp where I was driving were trapped by terrible traffic jams. I saw a smooth running roadway down a hill and there were several cars driving down the hill in front of me. I have followed... Read more »
I got a super speeder in georgia back in august. It was $1300 ticket. I didnt have the money to pay for it so I went to court to get on a payment plan. This payment plan included probation until I payed off the ticket. I was supposed to call in every other wednesday. I missed 3 probation calls, as... Read more »
If you want your fictional defendant to face a hundred charge indictment, you can probably do that with your scenario, although realistically the state probably would want to boil that down for various tactical reasons that are too complicated for this format.
family member was arrested for DUI. She was on probation for a previous offense (DUI) although it was reduced to reckless driving. Does the probation officer ultimately make the decision on whether the individual is released or not?
It is a misdemeanor offense, punishable by a maximum of 12 months in custody and a $1,000 fine.
Beyond the criminal penalties, you are also exposed to civil tort liability (a lawsuit) for any injuries or property damage caused by the unlicensed person you permitted to drive your vehicle....Read more »
FAIL TO NOTIFY OWNER/FIXED OBJ STRUCK (40-6-272). I was picked up by ambulance and taken to the hospital. The policeman gave me a ticket while I was lying down in the ambulance for not contacting the owner of the vehicle I hit. Can I dispute this ticket and have the ticket removed from my record?
Based on the facts presented, you should absolutely dispute this ticket. You need to be careful, however, as the most glaring error on this ticket is one that can easily be corrected by a competent prosecutor.
Please contact my office if you would like further assistance.
If this is your first offense, you are likely not facing prison time, unless there are other aggravating circumstances, such as weapons or significant quantities of the drugs. If you do have some criminal history, the answer will turn on the details of that history - what your past charges were,...Read more »
He was also given paperwork to sign without counsel present under the assumption that it was the statement he had just made, but really he had unknowingly signed away his rights... He was incarcerated on 12/30/2021 where he has been held without bond( no bail hearing given) , or evidence,.. the... Read more »
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