I received a traffic ticket. I called to get the cost of the ticket and was told that I would have to pay court cost. I asked why I had to pay court cost if I was planning on paying the ticket before my court date. I have not received an answer as of yet. Would like to know the law?
There are no "court costs" to pay if you pay your traffic ticket prior to the due date on the citation. Typically, there is an identified dollar amount for the kind of citation you received (that may be increased depending on facts - amount of speed over limit for example). There may...Read more »
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You can still report the vandalism. Law enforcement will still investigate and the issue can still be prosecuted. Written agreements for restitution are evidence of the act itself, so they are helpful to further prosecution.
Yes. Restitution to the victim of property damage is only part of typical punishment for vandalism, but that doesn't negate the criminal act itself. You can still contact law enforcement and report the vandalism, and the person who committed the act of vandalism can still be legally punished...Read more »
I apologize, but I think you're going to have to provide more information in order to get a meaningful response. What are you shooting at? Where are you shooting - city limits, outside city limits, proximity to a road? What caliber handgun/shotgun/rifle are you shooting? Why are you asking...Read more »
Anything theoretically "could" be reduced to a misdemeanor. Whether the DA's Office will, in fact, reduce such a charge will depend on many factors - the criminal record of the defendant, the circumstances of the alleged misconduct, the strength of the evidence in support of the...Read more »
In Louisiana, a felony drug convict is ineligible for SNAP benefits for one year after the completion of all terms of his sentence, including any probation, jail sentence, suspended jail sentence, etc.
In Louisiana, a person with a felony conviction for drug use/possession is ineligible for SNAP benefits for a period of one year after the completion of any sentence imposed as a result of such conviction.
The person in question needs to talk this over with a criminal defense attorney.
A person who, due to mental defect, is unable to understand right from wrong may be found not criminally liable for his actions. Otherwise, mental state is not going to shield a mentally challenged person...Read more »
I notice that you have not received a response after some amount of time. I suggest you change your approach. By asking for an attorney licensed in both Mississippi and Louisiana who practices particularly in family law AND traffic citations, you have narrowed your pool of potential attorneys...Read more »
The dog back, saying that he’s technically not my dog since I haven’t paid for him, but I have texts showing that he told me I could get him his money at the end of the week of October 10th. He’s threatened to call the cops, and he refuses to give me his shot record/bill of sale. What can I do ?
I only brought him to Dillard’s I was unaware he was committing fraud It was a handyman that I hired to do some work at my house he stole paperwork out of my house and used it to commit fraud against my stepmother I had no clue until cops showed up
If law enforcement believes you had no knowledge or involvement in the planning or execution of the offense, then you will not be prosecuted. However, the circumstances concern me. You don't have to be the person to actually commit an offense to be punished for it. Rather, you can be held...Read more »
Consult with a family law attorney directly. Consider filing a motion to establish paternity through testing. If established, the court will recognize you as the father by matter of law, regardless of the birth certificate. Be prepared to owe responsibilities to the child if you are found to be...Read more »
I live in Louisiana, and have referred my employer to statute RS23:897, which states that an employer must pay for any drug testing, period, as a condition of employment. Can you please provide me with a clear interpretation of this statute?
It should not take this long for a probation revocation hearing to have been set. Consult with a criminal defense attorney to discuss appropriate motions to get your son in front of a judge on the probation violation.
Discovery shows the exact info used to enter my husbands residents in Dec 2019 (we had been seperated over a yr) which had nothing to do with me. Boyfriends past record, & surveillance conducted at neighbors 4-5 blocks away, & a guy who claims to have purchased drugs from me the night he... Read more »
Whether you have a sound basis to suppress or keep out of evidence the contraband they found after entering your living space is a matter that should be discussed with a criminal defense attorney retained or appointed by the Court. If you don't already have an attorney, either pay for and...Read more »
Hello I have a situation with my employer. On Friday September the 4th 2020 i was working with two of my coworkers and my supervisor. They were talking with each other and my supervisor told them that the white man needs to be killed. After I overheard this I was so upset I had to leave work and I... Read more »
The supervisor's statement is evidence of a bias against white males. This, by itself, though, doesn't give grounds for an employee to quite reporting to work. You are at risk of being terminated for failing to report to work.
He went to jail a month ago and didn’t get meds. He has Parkinson’s . He got sick a few days later. He ended up going to the Dr for depression, anxiety, and bad shaking. He recently went back to jail and he is not getting any of his meds. He called me and he told me he keeps asking but they... Read more »
I recommend you start by consulting a local, experienced criminal defense attorney.
That said, help could come from communication with the DA's Office over this situation. Additionally, discussion with the Sheriff, or whatever authority is responsible for the jail could help....Read more »
You can contact the District Attorney's Office for your location and express to them that you do not wish to participate in the prosecution of the charges. That office may ask you to sign a statement expressing your desire not to facilitate or participate in the prosecution. However, the...Read more »
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