The term settlement is generally not used in criminal law. If by settlement you mean plea agreement, then you would have a criminal conviction which I expect your potential employer would consider before hiring you.
Your criminal record is composed of both (1) arrests and (2)...Read more »
I was pulled over after just getting my car back October 2nd, the reason for the stop was they had claimed my paper temporary tag was flapping in the wind but the plastic tag cover I bought pretty much tells me that was a lie. They search my vehicle without my consent and all of a sudden a tiny bag... Read more »
You should hire an attorney as soon as possible. There are notices and deadlines that have to be met in order for the seizure and potential forfeiture to be valid. In any case, do not delay taking action to get your property back.
As far as the charge itself, there appear to be multiple...Read more »
Person was in the garden section of walmart with shopping cart that did contain items that were going to be purchased. Walmart employees detained person and claimed person was stealing because they were past the "Last point of sale"
The statute that you are referring to is o.c.g.a. 17-7-50....if true, the judge would be required to set a reasonable bond upon petition by the Defendant. There are exceptions if the state intends to seek the death penalty. Specifically, the state can seek additional time (90 more days) to...Read more »
Depends on the charge and the jurisdiction/location.
If the charge is a misdemeanor and you have no holds (or other active warrants) then there is a strong likelihood that you will receive a pre-set bond. On the other hand, if the charge is a felony, you will likely have to go before a...Read more »
It depends on your criminal history. 17-10-7(a) only requires a single prior felony conviction whereby the defendant was sentenced to "confinement" in a penal institution. 17-10-7(c) requires that the defendant have three prior felony convictions "at the time" of the latest...Read more »
Robbery is a very serious offense. It carries a sentence of 1 to 20 years of confinement. The sentence for robbery can be probated depending on the circumstances, negotiations, etc. In my personal experience, the fact that the defendant has no prior history does not have a great impact on...Read more »
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