You cannot personally drop the case because it is the State's case. However, you can tell the District Attorney that you don't want to pursue charges and tell the reasons why and the DA may dismiss it.
Heroin in his system.Came to our home and arrested him on. Feb 18 for a drug charge. Why did they rearrest him? He had no drugs in car or on his person on dui arrest. Can they file a warrant for what was in his blood?
No they cannot arrest him for a drug charge because he had drugs in his system. He had to be in possession of them. There must be more to it. I recommend you call the clerk's office and get a copy of the affidavit of complaint and see what it says. I also recommend you hire an attorney to...Read more »
I don't know what could happen without knowing more facts. He "could" have a case of self-defense. It's important that he gets an attorney immediately. To prove his case he will need witnesses and any other evidence that it was self defense. You can help by gathering as much...Read more »
you will need to call Maury County clerk's office. Your case will likely be reset because the courts are closed to most in-person proceedings until the end of January. The clerk's office will give you the correct court date.
My husband has been incarcerated for 7 months. His court appointed attorney has only seen him one time and that was when he was in front of the judge. She has not asked him what happened or gotten his side of the story. Her assistant said for my husband to call and give them the ok to discuss the... Read more »
The best solution is going to be to hire an attorney. I know you said you cannot afford one, but I would try to find a way to hire private counsel because they will give your husband and his case the attention it deserves.
Public defenders are busy and usually have a heavy case load. That...Read more »
You could receive a probation violation if you haven't abided by your probation conditions. I recommend calling you probation officer as soon as possible and make some type of arrangement. Ask you probation officer if they are going to issue a violation. Good Luck !
Yes you should turn yourself in but , before you do, call and find out what your bond is or if you will be released on your own recognizance (ROR). That way you can plan ahead and get in and out relatively quickly. Good Luck!
She is bi polar and shud never have stood trial and any lawyer who spent 5 mins with her wud have known that. Shud she go straight to rehab, call the DA, her PO, or what? Calling her PO hasn't helped with any of this. She and I need help and cannot afford legal defense.
If there is a warrant she needs to go ahead and turn herself in. She can call and find out how much her bond is and arrange to be bailed out immediately. Hopefully a bonding company will help her. Getting into a rehab facility is a smart idea to help minimize jail time and get her some help....Read more »
I actually thought my car had been stolen from Wal-Mart parking lot while i was in jail that night. My aunt finally found out that it was at a different walmart. That is how bad my memory is along with many other issues bc of my brain injury disability
If there is no will, and the father is not married , and the house is not jointly owned, then the house should vest in the children when he dies. If your wife becomes joint owner she cannot just be thrown out of the house. I suggest talking to an attorney to understand the whole process.
I'm not sure about the statute of limitations. However you may be able to get some fines and costs waived by the court if you are found to be indigent. You will need to get a court date and fill out an affidavit of indigency and ask the judge to waive your costs and fees. Some costs can't...Read more »
My daughter was abused for 2 years. Old scars from being whipped with a belt and scars on her legs from being beaten with a piece of wood. She has face damage that is being addressed. No one has contacted us since, a Domestic Violence Advocate was supposed to contact either me or my daughter, but... Read more »
Nothing right now. Your daughter will need to appear on the court date as the main victim/witness. The domestic assault charge will hopefully be addressed on Sept 10th. If he pleas guilty he will likely be required to do jail time or probation and to stay away from your daughter. He will (...Read more »
Yes, an out of state warrant will get you arrested in another state. It usually happens when a police officer calls in your information during a traffic stop. The police will arrest you and wait for the state who issued the warrant to come get you.
It depends on the details surrounding why they gave you the card and the how long you kept the card. If you were suppose to use it to buy something then you should have given it back to them immediately after the purchase. More information is needed to determine if the facts support a criminal...Read more »
Your bond could be revoked if you personally don't show up to court . It is smart to have an attorney , especially in a circuit court case, but if you don't have an attorney you wont get your bond revoked.
Harassment is an A Misdemeanor in Tennessee meaning you could be sentenced to 11 months and 29 days in jail or probation. However, if the facts you stated are true and you did not communicate with the victim then , in my opinion, the case against you is weak. Harassment requires communication....Read more »
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