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Q: Probation violation for failure to pay court fines during pandemic in Virginia

Under 19.2-305 c, it states courts can’t keep you on probation due to court fines

Aaron Pomeranz
Aaron Pomeranz answered on Oct 15, 2021

You need to refer to 19.2-305(A), section C refers to supervised probation, and using fines and costs as being the only reason to keep someone on supervised probation.

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Q: What time is my fiance looking at possibly? Jes been sitting in jail since July 24th and is looking to be in till nov 22

The original charge is b&e and petty larceny of 500 or less from a person he had 3 years sentence with 3 years suspended. He picked up 2 new charges and being held without on 2 pb15 violations one fel and one mis. His probation said he absconded from probation but he fell threw the cracks he... Read more »

Aaron Pomeranz
Aaron Pomeranz answered on Oct 15, 2021

Without more information, it is not possible for an attorney to give you an estimated sentence. There are numerous factors which include his past criminal record, the number of probation violation, the amount of drugs in his possession, etc.

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Q: I pled guilty to a charge under duress now I'm a felon. How can I have my case reexamined?

In 2017 I was brutally assaulted by 6 police officer during a mental health crisis. After I called an officer out for kicking me in the head he charged me with assaulting a police officer. I weighed 115lbs at the time. I was covered in bruises and my wrists were so swollen I couldn't be... Read more »

Aaron Pomeranz
Aaron Pomeranz answered on Oct 15, 2021

Unfortunately, you do not have any appeal avenues regarding the criminal matter available because of the passage of time beyond the deadlines.

If you want to seek possible civil rights claims against the police officers, you need to speak to an attorney that is an expert in those matters to...
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Q: Should my wife seek counsel or just testify based on her recollection?

Hello, my wife was subpoenaed to testify in a criminal case she witnessed. A long dispute between some neighbors escalated and resulted in 1 death by the use of a hand gun. My wife saw the events unfold while she was at home. Over the next several days detectives took statements from all the... Read more »

Aaron Pomeranz
Aaron Pomeranz answered on Oct 15, 2021

As a general rule, witnesses do not need representation. If there is any concern that she may implicate herself while testifying to that crime or any other, then you should consult an attorney before going to court.

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