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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Alabama on
Q: Can 2 both be charged with drug trafficking if no one claims the it while both in the same car
Travis T Juneau
Travis T Juneau
answered on Aug 8, 2022

The short answer is yes, both can be charged with one quantity of narcotics even if one claims the narcotics as their own. Under the rules on "constructive possession" a person needs only to have knowledge and an intent to exert dominion or control over the narcotics to be convicted of... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury and Civil Litigation for Alabama on
Q: I've had an affair with a client. I ended it, but he keeps pursuing me, and threatens to tell my job. What can I do

He calls, texts, and has sent things to my job. After being told not too. Im starting fear for my safety. He has incriminating text and pictures that support the affair but I also have text and emails asking him to stop contacting me.

Travis T Juneau
Travis T Juneau
answered on Jun 1, 2022

You may want to take a look at the crime of Stalking Second Degree, which states, in the relevant part, that if a person intentionally acts with an improper purpose, repeatedly harassed, telephoned, or initiated communication with another person and caused that person to reasonably fear for that... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Alabama on
Q: Can a person crimal record be wiped clean like for drugs and jail. If so how is that possible. Please help me.

I can't find nobody who can help me. Please if someone can tell .thank you

Travis T Juneau
Travis T Juneau
answered on May 31, 2022

It sounds like what you are looking for is either 1) a pardon or 2) expungement. The ability to have your record "wiped" depends on if you were convicted or not and what the charges were. Not all drug charges can be expunged. If you are looking to have your record sealed then I suggest... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets and Criminal Law for Alabama on
Q: In Alabama can county officers from another country, allow to conduct traffic stops in another county.
Travis T Juneau
Travis T Juneau
answered on May 17, 2022

I'm sorry to have to say this but, it depends. Jurisdiction of a county office doesn't immediately end at the county line. There is an area of concurrent jurisdiction. This means that there is a buffer zone where the counties meet in which officers from both counties are well within their... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Alabama on
Q: My boss is in a criminal data base. Although he was acquitted. Can you help expunge that case record?

It affects him from seeking employment and getting commercial credit. Thank you for your help.

Travis T Juneau
Travis T Juneau
answered on Apr 18, 2022

Expungement may be possible but is dependent on when he was "acquitted," how the case was handled, and what he was accused of. There are different rules for felonies, misdemeanors, and traffic violations. As of 2021, most charges that did NOT result in a conviction can be expunged. He... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Alabama on
Q: Is there a chain of evidence law or rules in a criminal cases in alabama

Is there a chain of evidence law in Alabama an will it be on your motion if discovery

Travis T Juneau
Travis T Juneau
answered on Mar 3, 2022

The chain of evidence relates to who had custody of an item or piece of evidence when to ensure it is preserved in an unaltered state for introduction at trial. Most felony reports will include a chain of evidence for key pieces but, not always. Further, a break in the chain does not inherently... Read more »

3 Answers | Asked in Divorce, Real Estate Law and Tax Law for Alabama on
Q: I am divorced and even though my ex-wife got the house, why are issues with the house still affecting me?

This is what is in my divorce says: Real Property: The Plaintiff shall be awarded the real estate located at: 3524 Alexandria Wellington Road, Alexandria, Alabama 36250. The Defendant has relinquished all right, title, and interest in said real estate by execution of a quitclaim deed filed... Read more »

Travis T Juneau
Travis T Juneau
answered on Feb 25, 2022

The main question I have is what does your divorce say about the debts related to the property. Traditionally there is a provision either attached to or directly after the portion you cited, that states that the Plaintiff (the person awarded ownership of the property) is responsible for all debts... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Divorce, Family Law and Child Support for Alabama on
Q: Does child support for 2 children suddenly drop in half when one child turns 19?

My oldest turned 19 & my youngest is 16. When my son turned 19 their father cut child support from $400 for 2 & then started paying $200. There was no discussion or anything. I just started receiving 1/2 of the payment. I was just wondering if that is the way it is suppose to be done or if... Read more »

Travis T Juneau
Travis T Juneau
answered on Feb 24, 2022

It will not "drop" automatically, but it does give you grounds to request a modification and have child support recalculated for the one child. Until a modification is ordered, the amount you are ordered to pay and you are responsible for will remain the same.

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1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Contracts, Criminal Law and Civil Rights for Alabama on
Q: It has been raining in my apartment due to storm damage over a year. Where can I get help with a matter like this?

I (we) have reached out to many people about this. Other tenants have been to the mayor ,sheriff and health department as a group. No one will come. Not even a bad area. We are right beside an elementary school. The Health Department wont come just this week after a year of calling did I finally... Read more »

Travis T Juneau
Travis T Juneau
answered on Sep 16, 2021

If your apartment is uninhabitable and you have made the landlord aware and the landlord has failed to improve conditions and make the home habitable then you are allowed to break the lease and move. If you get sued by your former landlord for breaking the lease you will have a recognized defense.... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Alabama on
Q: In the case of someone being on probation: If they go to jail for a new charge and the probation officer violates them.

The file is then sent back to the original court and they file a warrant for their arrest. (Warrants filed expire at the end of every year & have to be refiled in the new year). The warrant was filed October 2017 & was never refiled after that. He was arrested in December 2020 on that... Read more »

Travis T Juneau
Travis T Juneau
answered on Sep 16, 2021

Warrants do not expire in Alabama. In fact, I don't know of a jurisdiction where warrants do expire. If a warrant was issued for his arrest it will remain outstanding until the warrant is served via arrest. Warrants can be defective but, age alone does not make a warrant defective.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Alabama on
Q: My bf is on supervised prob in 2 counties in AL & its killing him financially. Possible to "combine" payments/reporting?
Travis T Juneau
Travis T Juneau
answered on Aug 25, 2021

He should be able to combine supervision with whichever county he is living in if he is on state-supervised probation. However, the payments of court costs, restitution, fines, and fees will have to go to the sentencing court. He needs to talk to his probation officer and have supervision... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Sexual Harassment for Alabama on
Q: Will my child be required to testify in court in a sexual abuse case he is 4. He did an interview with dhr.
Travis T Juneau
Travis T Juneau
answered on Apr 26, 2021

Children under 12 do not have to testify in sexual offense criminal cases see Section 15-25-31 of the Code or Alabama. It says "An out-of-court statement made by a child under 12 years of age at the time the statement is made concerning an act that is a material element of any crime involving... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Divorce for Alabama on
Q: Can I go to the courthouse and file a legal separation without spouse knowing??
Travis T Juneau
Travis T Juneau
answered on Nov 10, 2020

You can file it without them knowing but, they will quickly know whats going on when they are served. Inorder for the case to go forward they will need to be served. It is not recommended that you file without talking to your spouse first.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Alabama on
Q: Theft of property in the second degree, does it include unemployment benefits that a person received an overpayment

If the state claims were obtained fraudulently by deception

Travis T Juneau
Travis T Juneau
answered on Nov 8, 2020

Yes, if the amount is 1500 or above pr bellow 2500 dollars.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Alabama on
Q: If someone accuses you of theft can the sheriff issue a warrant without interviewing me

My grandmother's possessions where being divided up and I had permission and a key from family. They accused me of stealing the things I took with me

Travis T Juneau
Travis T Juneau
answered on Nov 6, 2020

If your question is whether or not a warrant may be issued without interviewing you, the answer is yes. If your question deals with the specific facts of your case you will need to contact a criminal defense attorney in your local area.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Municipal Law for Alabama on
Q: Can a investigator legally keep your gun out of the evidence room

My wife got arrested last year the lady over the evidence room was going to give me my gun back and she said the investigator has the kind I contacted the investigator and he said the only way I could get my gun back is if she turns in names how is he legally able to keep that gun out of the... Read more »

Travis T Juneau
Travis T Juneau
answered on Oct 29, 2020

The police are allowed to keep the firearm for evidentiary reasons, meaning it is evidence in a crime until that case is concluded. A case is not concluded until the person is found either A) not guilty or B) all appeals have been exhausted. If the person is convicted, I would anticipate that the... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Alabama on
Q: Is the date on video that a ci wore to buy drugs important to case. Or does it not matter?

Case from 2016 is what the police have in writing on reports and discovery but the video timestamp show a 2009 date.

Travis T Juneau
Travis T Juneau
answered on Oct 25, 2020

It isn't useless information, it would be about the 10th or 11th most important thing I'd say during a trial. But, this isn't the smoking gun that get you off the hook if the video is otherwise good: meaning that it is clearly you and its obvious that your selling drugs on the video.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Child Custody for Alabama on
Q: I am 19 years old, my stepfather molested me when I was 14 years old, my mother was pregnant with my 6 year old sister,

I am 19 years old, my stepfather molested me when I was 14 years old,my mother was pregnant with my 6 year old sister,we moved away from him,my mother suffered violence, also him in jail 1 month for domestic violence, I never reported him to the police because,I am very afraid of it. my little... Read more »

Travis T Juneau
Travis T Juneau
answered on Oct 22, 2020

The brief answer is yes, you can file a police report against him and the crime should be investigated. Alabama has no statute of limitations on sex offenses involving a child under 16, which means that your case could still be prosecuted. See Ala. Code Section 15-3-5. The more quickly you report... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Alabama on
Q: hey, I was wondering, is it ok for one to voluntarily serve as their neighborhood's armed private security guard?
Travis T Juneau
Travis T Juneau
answered on Oct 2, 2020

To directly address your question, it depends. It depends on a multitude of factors that primarily relate to will the person be in lawful possession of the firearm. Alabama law allows for persons to carry firearms lawfully if certain requirements are met, for example, if the firearm is concealed... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Alabama on
Q: Charged with Burglary 3rd at 16 years old...

My 16 year old son acted dumb and entered a school that had been shut down for years and ended up being caught while walking out of the school. My son and 1 other boy were arrested and charged with Burglary 3rd. The other boy stole a half of a pack of printer paper, a used box of crayons, and a... Read more »

Travis T Juneau
Travis T Juneau
answered on Sep 11, 2020

Unfortunately, the intent to steal need not be formed when they entered the building; the law says entered or REMAINED UNLAWFULLY THEREIN thus if they were unlawfully in the school when the intent to commit theft was formed it counts as burglary. Notably, your son would have had to agree to the... Read more »

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