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Q: Family member has warrants for failure to appear and probation violation.

He thinks if he waits till prob period runs out he will be free and clear.

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Cawanna Anise McMichael answered on Nov 14, 2019

That is not necessarily true. Probation could submit to the Court a tolling order and if it has been signed his probation would stop or "toll" until such time as he is arrested not the warrants. If a tolling order has been signed there is no way for his probation period to run out.

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Q: Why was my bf charged and th only one charged for drugs found in someone else's houses he was visiting it was not on him

It was not in his possession but in the lady's trash but he was the o kynone

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Cawanna Anise McMichael answered on Oct 24, 2019

There is to speculate why the police charged only your boyfriend with the drug possession without reviewing ing the State’s evidence. From what you are describing, your boyfriend likely has a solid defense and needs to hire counsel to review the evidence and develop his defense to work towards a... Read more »

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Q: I was thrown out of a pub because i pushed the security guard after a few words were exchanged, Charged w disorderly c

I would like to know or get an idea of what will happen

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Cawanna Anise McMichael answered on Oct 23, 2019

There is no way to predict what will happen because there are many variables at play. To put yourself in the best position, you should obtain counsel to look into the evidence of the offense, advise you of your options, and advocate for your best interest.

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Q: How long does it take to get monetary restitution after the judgment has been made in Fulton County, GA?

I was told by a Fulton County prosecutor that I'd be getting $500.00 in restitution from a man who stole and pawned some of my jewelry. When and how will this happen?

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Cawanna Anise McMichael answered on Oct 23, 2019

Most likely, that restitution amount is a part of that individuals sentence in Fulton County. If so this means that this individual will make restitution payments to his probation officer who will process them to you as the victim. Your payment will be dependent on that individual's adherence to... Read more »

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Q: If someone gets a entering auto, and the person who car it is drop the charges , can it get dropped to a misdemeanor?

Nothing was stolen from the car , it’s almost like he went to the wrong car , somebody else said something but that person doesn’t stay there anymore. I want to know if I can beat it , get it dropped all the way or get it dropped to a misdemeanor?

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Cawanna Anise McMichael answered on Oct 17, 2019

An experienced criminal defense attorney will be able to look at the evidence the State plans to use at trial in the entering auto case, evaluate the strength of the evidence, determine whether there are now witness issues with the State’s case, and determine if they can negotiate a more... Read more »

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Q: In ga what is the sentence for criminal tresspass

In ga what is the sentence for obstruction of a police officer

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Cawanna Anise McMichael answered on Oct 16, 2019

In Georgia, obstruction of a law enforcement officer depends on whether it is a felony or misdemeanor offense. A misdemeanor offense carries a potential sentence of up to one year in jail and $1000 fine. A felony offense carries a potential sentence of 1 to 10 years in custody with a $300 minimum... Read more »

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Q: If you get charged with entering auto and the person drop the charge, Is it a way to beat it ?

The man who car it is dropped the charge but state wanna pick it up because it’s not his first time catching the charge but he gone tell them he mistaken it for his sister car because he stay right next to her in some apartments . If just wanna know if it’s a way to beat it or get it dropped or... Read more »

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Cawanna Anise McMichael answered on Oct 16, 2019

At this point the charges are being brought by the State and the complaining witness can not on his own drop the charges. Getting counsel maybe more advantageous (which is always the case) in this case particularly because you mention the defendant has had similar charges in the past which may make... Read more »

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