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)
Hi. Would you advise me to get a lawyer? The officer told me that I will most likely have my license immediately suspended (because I am under 21) for a minimum of a year, but that is not favorable to me because I am a college student that commutes to campus. Will getting a lawyer lessen the chance... Read more »
While the officer requesting a warrant, can always withdraw a warrant application, if a warrant has already issued, there may be additional steps taken to get the warrant withdrawn. If the alleged victim does not want to prosecute, the DA/Solicitor can take that into consideration, but they have...Read more »
This depends on a number of different things. In general, those who are convicted of felony violent crimes (like involuntary manslaughter) will serve at least some time in confinement. However, the length of time can be reduced based on the person's behavior while in confinement, the severity...Read more »
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