Judges have discretion as to whether to give a bond on fugitive warrants, but most judges deny bond in these cases for fear that the defendant is a flight risk. We regularly handle matters in Henry County and Atlanta, however, cannot give a ballpark figure as to cost of representation because that...Read more »
If the probation order stated no contact and the order is still in place, you must abide by all conditions. However, if the Order is no longer in place, the conditions of the order are also no longer in place. Now, this does not mean that you will automatically be able to contact your daughter....Read more »
Are you sure this it what the waiver covered? There are a number of different waivers in criminal law, so without having more information and without seeing the waiver, I cannot provide much more information.
If he only has technical violations (failure to report), depending on the length of time that he has failed to report, the reasons he failed to report, and the amount of time he has left, this may be an option for him. There are a number of different factors that go into this equation.
If you have two sentences running concurrently and one is for a longer period than the other, the longer period is what guides the sentencing . For example, if one charge carries a sentence for 6 months and the other charge carries a sentence for 9 months and the Judge orders them to run...Read more »
This answer depends on how long you have been on probation, what types of violation(s) you received, as well as the recommendation of the State/Probation Officer. Often, before a Court determines whether a program is a more appropriate placement than jail/prison, they will consider any number of...Read more »
If you are asking what is the fine associated with this charge, you will need to call the clerk to see what the posted charge is. If, however, you are asking what an attorney would charge, you should contact the Firm directly. Some firms, like mine, give free quotes for traffic representation.
Once a child is legally emancipated, he or she will be expected to provide for themselves. In fact, before approving emancipation, a court will determine whether the minor has the ability to take care for themselves. This is just one of many factors the Court will take into consideration.
It is always helpful to show the Court that you have been compliant with previous bond conditions, however, jail time is usually related to a person's criminal history, the severity of the charges, and whether a victim is involved.
Depending on where you received the citation, the court may be backed up and in the process of placing the ticket in the system. In most cases, you were given a court date at the time of the citation. In that instance, make sure you show up to court whether or not the court shows your citation in...Read more »
Panhandling is considered a misdemeanor and can be charged as a state offense, county ordinance, or city ordinance, depending on where a person receives the citation. Yes, a person can be incarcerated for panhandling, however, the maximum sentence is twelve months in jail.
If you believe your son was the victim of a crime, you have every right to not only report the incident, but to also seek Criminal Warrants from law enforcement in the County where the alleged crime occurred.
You need to contact your probation officer. Often, clients think their case is closed because "time ran out", however, if you did not pay all fines/fees, complete special conditions, or got new charges, your probation officer could have asked the court to pause the time on your case. That...Read more »
Whether or not your boyfriend gets a bail is going to be based on a number of factors including the issues surrounding the probation revocation. If he got a new charge and that caused the revocation, it is less likely that he will receive bail. However, if it was a technical violation (like he...Read more »
I travel for work very often and need to renew my TSA PreCheck - this arrest on my record is preventing me from being able to do that. I live in Dawsonville (Forsyth County), work in Kennesaw (Acworth), and the charges were in Calhoun (Gordon County)
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