I retained an attorney for criminal charges. The prosecutor refused to lift the bench warrant. My attorney said he filed and are waiting for the prosecutor to send over all the case files. How long does this process usually take?
It can mean a few different things but most likely it means that the person is being charged with a shoplifting under the South Carolina property crime enhancement statute which make a normal misdemeanor shoplifting turn into a 10 year felony. This occurs when a person has three of more property...Read more »
I was fired for theft. This is my first offense. I wasn't arrested, but I was told by an officer that they would call me and turn myself in. He told me I would likely not see jail time, and the judge would offer me different options for repayment of my new debt to my former company. I really... Read more »
If you are turning yourself in to law enforcement you should always have an attorney with you. Only an attorney is in the best position to work out the details of any agreement with the state. Just remember that any admission or promise to repay could be used against you down to road. At the very...Read more »
My boyfriend was arrested 3 days ago. He was arrested at a traffic stop for a bench warrant he had for a prior drug possession charge that he skipped court for a year ago. Every time I call to see if he will be up for bail hearing they say he is still on hold. They said the arresting officer has... Read more »
A person can only be placed on hold for a warrant for 24 hours before he is entitled to a bond hearing or discharge. That being said, if he is only being held on the bench warrant and not a new charge he will not get a bond hearing on the bench warrant. You need to contact an attorney that...Read more »
I am looking for a lawyer right now but I am interested if there is anything I can do prior to court to give me the best chance of getting both charges off my record in the near future. I am in college and have court on 11/18 and leave to go home to Pennsylvania 11/24. I am scared that because I... Read more »
The cop said hed give him a ticket for 56 in a 55. My son said he was driving in the right lane behind trucks and his car couldn’t go 93 if it wanted to. Can he fight the ticket? It’s 2 points and 76$ fine
There are ways to fight any ticket but until you or an attorney receive all of the discovery from law enforcement there is no way to answer your question. It might be worth reaching out to an attorney in the area where the ticket was written to advise you.
She's been Living with us for over 5 Years. She has not supported her financially at all. Not involved in school, doctors or anything important to the the child's well being. I have been more her mother then her biological one. Can she do really just do that? She has never been stable... Read more »
You will need to contact a Family Court attorney in your area. This is a very complicated area of the law and really depends on what the current custody agreement/order says. If she is violating a custody order there is an enforcement mechanism that may be of assistance.
Separated from my wife for almost 3 years and have since had a baby with my boyfriend. I was hoping to file for quitclaim deed to remove her from house and no fault divorce, but she is unresponsive. Attorney advised I would have to bring my baby and boyfriend into the situation and establish... Read more »
I would need more information in order to answer this question. Did you request that the case be dismissed when the officer did not show up? Did you enter a plea to the charge? More information is needed in order to answer your question.
The father doesn't have custody or is ordered to pay support but has been giving $600 a month in support but he also has to take the 2 kids shopping for clothes and shoes when he gets them once a month. Is the shopping considered extra or is it also child support?
The questions asked here has a lot of different issues and it really depends on the reason that you are asking the question. If Child Support is not ordered by the Court i would say that all support of the child would be considered for showing that the parent is providing support. That being said,...Read more »
My husband bought a house only put his name on the deed and title with an insurance check with both of our names on the check. Trying to be the sole owner by not adding my name to the title, when we have a disagreement he tell me I have to leave
If you are married any property purchased during the marriage is going to be marital property regardless of how the property is titles absent specific circumstances. If may be worth stilling down with a family law attorney in your area to go over your specific situation.
In South Carolina the original will should be filed with the probate court with in 30 days of the decedent's death. If the will has been filed, as a beneficiary of the will you should be able to review the will at the local probate court.
If you are the person entitled to the surplus funds you must contact the Court or have an attorney do so on your behalf. A person that has your power of attorney is not going to be able to do this on your behalf.
For simple possession of marijuana the minimum fine after all required assessments is $407.50 and the maximum fine is $615.00. Don't forget that simple possession of marijuana 1st offense also carries jail time of up to 30 days along with the fine. I would highly recommend speaking to an...Read more »
If a final order of separate support and maintenance has been approved by the Family Court giving you ownership of a marital home then you are fine selling the home. I would recommend consulting with your family court attorney or a real estate attorney in your area in you have any further questions.
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