If you are not wanting to testify, I would recommend that you first talk to your husband's attorney. Failing to comply with a subpoena can have consequences, so don't just ignore it. You can always contact the prosecutor directly as well, but talking to your husband's attorney first...Read more »
An appeal of the conviction is out-of-time. Under very limited circumstances, a conviction can be vacated through the Post-Conviction process. Another consideration would be applying for a sentence commutation.
I would encourage you to contact an attorney to review the person's...Read more »
You ask two questions here. The first question regards when a civil suit should be filed (if a criminal case is pending). The answer to that question is you should not wait to talk to a civil attorney about proceeding with a civil suit until the criminal case is closed. There are too many pitfalls...Read more »
For the past 3 months he's been sitting in a holding cell.Loc ⁸% With no new program offered. And this time spent is not counting for anything. Is this legal.? So how do we go about submitting a MODIFICATION PETITION to the warden for a different program. They saying he wont be released until 2025.
From your question, it appears that one of the following must be true: 1. you are on probation and not parole, or 2. you have multiple cases in which you are on parole for one and on probation for another.
Either way, if you have an attorney for the revocation hearing next week, you...Read more »
They're under budget and short staffed.We filed a missing person's report in 2018 and got him on NamUS at the same time.Is there any way the OSBI can take over the case?We just want to bring our son home.
I feel terrible that you are having to experience such a situation. Be persistent and unrelenting, and don't be afraid to ask questions of government authorities. Contact OSBI and contact the local DA's office, if you do not feel that the Sheriff's Office is doing anything or enough...Read more »
Also, with restitution that has not been paid, there is a provision that permits the judge to extend the period of supervision (by not more than three years), but that must be done by court order prior to the expiration of the deferred. Simply an application to accelerate after the deferred expired...Read more »
Technically, state law requires one signal their intention to turn right or left by signaling continuously during not less than the last one hundred (100) feet traveled by the vehicle before turning - if other traffic will be affected by such movement. Municipal ordinances may be worded a little...Read more »
If the date to which the sentencing was deferred had already occurred prior to the date the Application to Accelerate was filed with the Court Clerk, then the Court is without authority to accelerate the sentence. It does not matter when the acceleration hearing occurs (generally speaking);...Read more »
I found a phone and wallet at a grocery store 30mins before close. I took it, and tried to find this person. From her DL, I looked her up on FB, and contacted like 3 family/friends (based on last name). I drove to the address on DL, but it was an apartment complex and DL didn't have apt... Read more »
I agree with Mr. Tiernan. I would also note that if you missed court, you likely have an outstanding warrant that you need to resolve. That can likely be done by securing a bondsman before surrendering, so that you are processed in-and-out of the jail and not arrested at a time when it would be...Read more »
I'm not sure I understand your question. If you have warrants for failure to pay court costs, you can likely resolve those warrants by paying the balance in full, by contacting the court clerk to see about getting set up on a payment plan and making your payments, or by requesting a rule 8...Read more »
The Department of Corrections supervises individuals on parole and has the power to issue a warrant for a parole violation. If a warrant is issued and the person is arrested on said warrant, the Pardon and Parole Board (usually one person with authority to act on behalf of the Board) will conduct a...Read more »
The short answer is that "it depends." There are situations in which no probate is necessary. However, there are often times that family does not file probate and years down the road they find out that they should have. I would recommend you contact a probate attorney in or around the...Read more »
I was researching some changing gun laws in my state. Upon doing so, I noticed the felony I was convicted of was changed to a “violent felony” six years after I plead to the crime. I’m wondering if I am now considered a violent felon or an
If you are looking at other laws that specify crimes that impact eligibility or prohibited conduct and you are trying to determine if you are eligible or prohibited from said conduct based on a prior conviction, most of the time it will not matter what the law was at the time of your conviction;...Read more »
Yes, except in those counties where the DA's office does the supervision (there are not many of them anymore - because they can make the $40/month for doing nothing). In all other counties, a 991 fee (prosecution reimbursement fee) is a separate fee payable to the DA, and the entity...Read more »
A buddy has a arrest warrant out for him and just wondering if they could go into his house to arrest him even if he doesn't answer the door and they don't know if he is there. This has nothing to do with a search warrant and don't involve me. I just curious if police can kick your... Read more »
The answer may depend on a few facts. Generally speaking, law enforcement is permitted to enter the residence of the person subject to an arrest warrant if the officers have a reasonable belief that the person is located inside. So, they must not know for certain that he is in the residence. They...Read more »
okay guy wanted to buy an old pickup we had, we agreed to a purchase and he gave me $100 to hold it while he got the money. Instead he came back and just took the truck. I still have the title he did no paperwork. The police said that he didn't steal the car I sold it to him for $100. That... Read more »
It appears you have a few issues that must be addressed. One is whether a crime was committed - which if so the police could enter the vehicle as stolen in the national database. Another is whether you had a valid contract with the purchaser. Third, is whether an actual sale of the vehicle...Read more »
You really should contact a criminal defense attorney in Missouri (I would try to find one in or around Platte County) with whom you can discuss this matter. Not sure if you are trying to determine whether you can post bond without going to jail or resolve your case in a way that keeps you from...Read more »
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