It can be. Criminals thinking of committing a crime rarely, if ever, ever ask this sort of question so if, as I suspect, you are thinking of reporting someone having ALLEGEDLY stolen a vehicle, report it to the police. They, in turn, may refer the matter to the District Attorney's Office who...Read more »
My brother has already served his minimum sentence for a felony DUI (3rd DUI and causing great bodily harm to another person). He has tasked me with investigating a supposed revision to Prop 57 that occurred in May that would extend the minimum sentence release to what he described as... Read more »
This is not a DIY project. Your brother has the right to be represented by an attorney he or someone on his behalf retains (meaniing hires and pay) or his Public Defender (if as I suspect a PD was appointed on his underlying case) at his parole hearing....Read more »
Unlikely. North Carolina participates in an Interstate Compact in which states share driver's license information including DUI's and suspended licenses. Not having completed the DUI classes in California resulted in your license having been suspended by the issuing state's DMV but you are also...Read more »
If you cannot afford an attorney, a Public Defender will be appointed to represent you by the court assuming you are income eligible (you will be required to fill out a form listing your income and expenses to determine such eligibility).
Even if you don't think you can afford to retain an...Read more »
Hello..I filed a report but messed up on the timeline really badly and I’m really scared I’ll get in trouble for the messup. Could I get in trouble for it or can I still correct it at my meeting with the detective?
Don't know what type of "report" you're referring to, but it's NEVER a good idea to talk with a police officer let alone a detective without a lawyer present. Law Enforcement officers are not your friend. They want to talk with you in order to MAKE A STRONGER CASE AGAINST YOU to submit to the...Read more »
It's not "illegal" to videotape someone in a public place documenting an "assault". However, it MAY be an Invasion of your right to Privacy to "publish" the video in a group message to other people without your permission in which you may be able to sue the person who took and distributed the...Read more »
I was detained or stop for no apparent reason no crime no complaint in the area. I was walking on the parking lot when a cops just stop me and block my way and asked why the car I was about to drive off has a paper plate from the dealership. The paper plate was original from the dealership and... Read more »
Arrested in July for possession of a controlled substance. Released a few hours later with a ticket saying that I need to appear in court today. Wondering what to expect at my arraignment hearing... is it possible to be arrested for a probation violation? Or will I enter a plea and then be required... Read more »
Chances of being "arrested" at the Arraignment for your alleged drug possession offense for a VOP (Violation of Probation) is unlikely unless the underlying offense was a Felony but you could be asked to enter a plea to the VOP (assuming the DA adds the charge to the misdemeanor complaint) in which...Read more »
While I was a work, a driver lost control of her vehicle, hit my parked car pushing it into other parked cars before she crashed into a building. I have been with out a car for almost 2 weeks and her insurance company is telling me that they can not help me out because her insurance coverage is... Read more »
If the other party's car insurance is not sufficient to cover all of the damage to your vehicle and a rental car for your use, you should submit a claim to your own car insurance company (assuming you had insurance coverage) pursuant to the Under Insured Motorist coverage of your own car insurance...Read more »
I got a DUI in WA state, I plead guilty and was placed on probation. It was my 1st DUI. My family lives in CA. I moved to CA to get back with my family. My P.O. allowed me to move to CA, they did not transfer my case I just call to keep in touch. I am currently having issues with the outpatient... Read more »
My employee denies cancelling. Do I have right to hear phone conversation they claim authorized cancellation? They charged my account cancellation and remainder of lease and my employee is adament she didnt authorize that. She only asked to keep her phone number.
First, this is not a Criminal law matter; it's purely a CIVIL dispute.
In order to get the telephone call (assuming it was recorded and still exists), you would have to file and serve a lawsuit against Sprint. Sprint, in turn, will hire a law firm to defend it and will have 30 days to...Read more »
Your case and the damages involved (under 10K) is what Small Claims lawsuits are designed for.
As Mr. Light suggests (and I agree), you will need before and after pictures of the damage done to your vehicle, your attempts to resolve the matter with the dealership (letters, emails perhaps...Read more »
Assuming your BF is income eligible, a Public Defender will be appointed. Private lawyers, who get better results, are not pro bono. We have overhead expenses and have to earn a living like anyone else.
You wouldn't go to a doctor, CPA, or any other professional let alone an auto...Read more »
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