My friend is being charged with attempted murder even though he did not try to kill anyone. His lawyer is requesting that he gets a physical exam done. This case started a year ago. I’m unsure what the reason for getting this done because he is waiting for sentencing in a couple days
First, in the caption of your question you ask why would YOUR LAWYER want you to get a physical exam but in the body of your question the exam is for a friend of yours about to be sentenced which is inconsistent.
Only the lawyer and his client know the reason for the exam to be done. If...Read more »
It's not clear from your question who you are referring to as "this law firm" handling wrongful death cases allegedly arsing from domestic abuse and, if so, if you have been criminally charged with that offense. Your race or ethnicity is usually not relevant to whether an attorney...Read more »
Your friend should inform his attorney who represented him about the adverse side effects from the medication he is required to take under the terms of his parole but the attorney will need "ammo" to convince a judge that the medication needs to be ordered to be stopped.
Attorneys are prohibited by Justia from giving cost estimates on this site. Not all criminal defense attorneys are the same (experience, skill etc.) so call several, ask for a consultation and what the amount of legal fees they would charge.
Bailed out for those charges. On 11/15/19 I got arrested for a Felony 530.5(c)(3) ×5, Felony 30305(a)(1) and an Enhancement for committing a felony while out on bail. I bailed out on these charges. On 8/20/20 I was charged with a felony 487(a) ×5, Felony 530.5(a) × 8 and 13 Enhancements for... Read more »
Let your attorney explain how the sentencing will work. You've obviously already been arraigned on the initial charges in 2019, the ones charged last November and probably on the ones charged in August of this year.
If you don't have an attorney and you meet the financial...Read more »
I am a volunteer EMT instructor at my local college. I went to the library to take notes on next weeks upcoming curriculum. My ex claims to have seen me. And called campus security claiming that I was stalking her. She claims that I followed her down the stairs and waited for her outside. When in... Read more »
I don't see a question in your lengthy post but am assuming that you want to know what to do after being served with what's likely a Civil Harassment TRO (Temporary Restraining Order). TRO's can be filed ex-parte (with no notice to you) and are routinely granted by most judges....Read more »
The cafe owner said he would check with his insurance about covering the loss and he said his insurance would not cover the loss because it occurred outside, yet the cafe serves patrons outside all the time…
I agree with Mr. Abrams and will add that you can run, you can hide but eventually the police will catch up and find you and place you under arrest. If that bike was priced at over $950, you will likely be charged with Grand Theft, which is a FELONY, and the DA's office has 3 years to press...Read more »
Please understand that Public Defenders (PD's) lack the time to visit clients in jail or return phone calls from family, relatives or friends. They typically have over 100 active cases with 25 or more potential new ones each and every day due to the heavy volume of people who can't...Read more »
I agree with Mr. Abrams. Hire a skilled, experienced and aggressive criminal defense attorney who handles grand theft (if it pertains to the boat you bought) and/or grand theft auto cases. There are several potential defenses to the charges filed against you which could result in the charges...Read more »
Attempted murder in the 1st degree carries a penalty of life in prison.
2nd degree murder carries penalties of 5, 7 or 9 years (low, mid, high terms) in state prison. As a felon on parole, you're not going to get low or mid term so figure 9 years on each count. You're facing the...Read more »
I bought a home in Pennsylvania recently, and there is some residual knob and tube wiring. My insurance underwriter did not do any inspection (due to covid), but is now threatening to drop coverage based on my disclosure.
I have had the home inspected multiple times, all of whom said that... Read more »
(b) The period for commencing criminal action against any person having filed or caused to be filed any false, fictitious, altered, forged or counterfeit document with the Department of Motor Vehicles or the Department of the California Highway... Read more »
Yes. Whether under the guise of for the officer's protection to check if there are any weapons in the vehicle or to conduct an inventory in the passenger compartment but not the trunck which would require a search warrant.
I was pulled over after not completely stopping at a stop sign and then was under DUI investigation because I had just picked up my drunk friend from a friends house. I complied with all the CHP’s orders and denied drinking all together except for the night before (approx. 9 hours before the... Read more »
It appears from your question that your husband has already been arraigned, pled not guilty, bail was set, his attorney asked for a bail hearing and the amount of bail increased. Ask his attorney why the bail was set so high.
Better yet bring to the attorney's attention that the...Read more »
This question appears to have been written by 2 different people. The first part refers to how do "I" get the soonest court date ASAP to get out (presumably referring to jail) while the second part refers to the individual as "the defendant" who missed a court date....Read more »
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