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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Civil Rights for California on
Q: Malicious prosecution. I was found not guilty. Prosecutor and the catholic get away with it? No evidence or witness

I was maliciously prosecuted for a crime I did not commit. A jury found me not guilty. No evidence or witnesses. Prosecutor and judge and catholic church just get away with it ? Is there any place to file complaints ?

Rhonda Mae Hixon
Rhonda Mae Hixon answered on Jan 16, 2021

Malicious Prosecution as a civil lawsuit against a prosecutor requires the services of lawyer asap to protect against time deadlines, among other things. The lawsuit requires proof that:

The criminal case resolved in your favor (congrats! ); the prosecutor was actively involved; there was...
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1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Copyright, Criminal Law and Legal Malpractice for California on
Q: I'm not sober under the influence to my attorney. Is it illegal can I suspend their bar? What is it called by law code.

I'm not sober drunk and high on drugs. They're all seeking advantage of me doing white collar crime fraud scheme. What is it called by code of law?Can I suspend their licence bar?

Rhonda Mae Hixon
Rhonda Mae Hixon answered on Jan 1, 2021

A lawyer involved in a 'white collar crime fraud scheme' would surely face the loss of their license with the state bar, not-to-mention criminal prosecution. You can file a complaint at The California State Bar website- calbar.ca.gov or call (800) 843-9053. It might be wise to consult... Read more »

3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: Does the 3 strikes law still apply today
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Rhonda Mae Hixon answered on Dec 21, 2020

The three strikes law (1170.12 P.C.) is still very much alive in California. However to receive a sentence of 15 years to Life, the 3d strike must be a serious /violent one, listed in 667 or 1192.7, otherwise the maximum confinement time is double what could otherwise be imposed. A Romero Motion,... Read more »

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5 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for California on
Q: Hi ,I'm looking for a police brutality cases in california that won . how do i find them ?

My son was severely beaten by sheriffs ,one cop broke his leg and the others broke,fractured their fist and wrist beating my sons head in causing 5 large lacerations to his scalp and face . Now he's being charged with 148's and 69's pc (about 10 each) and I'm looking for... Read more »

Rhonda Mae Hixon
Rhonda Mae Hixon answered on Dec 10, 2020

Verdicts in police brutality cases can be found at verdictsearch.com. Other publications are directed mostly to lawyers.

John L. Burris specializes in such cases and has obtained multi-million dollar verdicts (like the Rodney King case for example.) In Northern California call (510)...
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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: My girlfriend was sentenced to serve 5 days in jail on November 13, 2020 and here she still is in jail.

She saw the judge on November 13, 2020 and was sentenced for 5 days and so her court date was moved because of COVID and her cell was quarantine and she calls me up today and said she has to stay another 14 more days because quarantine again. Her public defender wont return my calls and she is... Read more »

Rhonda Mae Hixon
Rhonda Mae Hixon answered on Dec 9, 2020

They can't keep her longer than the sentence imposed. Either she misunderstood the sentence, or a clerical error could have occured. I would start with classifications at the jail, and ask for the sentence and out-date. Compare that against the minute order of the sentencing contained in the... Read more »

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3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for California on
Q: I need help about fraud

Hello i keep my money in my moms bank account. I recently sent $500 to my friend.

My moms not reporting me for some reading she wants to report my friend. She wants to tell her bank my friends stealing. "Will my "friend" get introuble. As it is it shows my account with my... Read more »

Rhonda Mae Hixon
Rhonda Mae Hixon answered on Nov 30, 2020

It sounds like your mother controls your money, and she didn't okay you sending it to your 'friend'. Unless the friend obtained the money through fraudulent means, or took advantage of you to get it, it's not clear how the friend would be in trouble. If you are having second... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for California on
Q: A prosecutor ordered a stipulated protective order on a discovery for a federal criminal case. What does that mean?

Should the stipulated order be agreed with or should it be rejected? And what are the outcomes for either

Rhonda Mae Hixon
Rhonda Mae Hixon answered on Nov 24, 2020

Typically, a protective order connected to discovery, would involve an agreement between counsel, prohibiting the attorney, client, and anyone else working on the case, from disclosing the information contained in the discovery, to the public or third parties.

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3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: Can my daughter get in trouble for getting pregnant by a under age boy?

She is 19 and the boy is 15

Rhonda Mae Hixon
Rhonda Mae Hixon answered on Nov 20, 2020

YES, especially because she is 4 years older than him. Here is the crime in California.

Cal. Pen. Code, § 261.5

Unlawful sexual intercourse is an act of sexual intercourse accomplished with a person who is not the spouse of the perpetrator, if the person is a minor.

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3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Legal Malpractice for California on
Q: Fbi goes to grand jury, grand jury decides to indite, same day FBI bring case to a Judge and gets a warrant and arrests

1-current gand jury is unconstitutional. FBI goes to grand jury to get a sure conviction. Fbi on same day brings case to Judge and gets warrant. Arrest you and lie and say your arraignment is your due process. I think this is a clear violation of due process along with the violation one goes... Read more »

Rhonda Mae Hixon
Rhonda Mae Hixon answered on Nov 17, 2020

You have the right to confront and cross-examine your accusers; the right to remain silent or testify on your own behalf; the right to effective assistance of counsel (free); the right to subpoena witnesses on your own behalf, and the right to trial by a jury.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: How far back can the prosecution go when using old convictions against a defendant?
Rhonda Mae Hixon
Rhonda Mae Hixon answered on Nov 12, 2020

It depends on how they want to use the conviction against you. They can go back to 16 years of age for prior strike convictions. Generally speaking, prior felony convictions don't really time-out, unless it's for diversion eligibility, (none in the prior 5 years) or serious felony... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: How much time is my husband going to do for the following charges and priors.

Say that he is found guilty of all charges how much time will he get? Including priors from past charges. If we get a lawyer what are his changes of getting less time and dropping the possession with a fire arm since the fire arm is broken and can't shoot and dropping Grand Theft Auto since he... Read more »

Rhonda Mae Hixon
Rhonda Mae Hixon answered on Nov 9, 2020

Yes, he should definitely hire a lawyer. He is facing a potential state prison sentence that could be as much as 8 years, if someone doesn't stop them from punishing him multiple times for one act -prohibited by P.C. 654- as to both gun charges, (11370.1 and 29800), and the drug charges and... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: Is there a case number if the grand jury in session on my case?

If the grand jury is in session how do yoy file documents when the FBI is hold back on releasing info solely so they can bring the case to the judge and get a warrant the same day and arrest you denying your right to due process.

Rhonda Mae Hixon
Rhonda Mae Hixon answered on Nov 9, 2020

Grand jury proceedings are entirely a prosecutor's investigatory tool that doesn't concern itself with exculpatory evidence or due process rights. Everything about it is secret, unless an Indictment is handed down and charges are filed; Then, all your due process rights kick in.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: I did a background check pulled up ccrp art 575 is this something I should be concerned about it the person is a fugitiv

I'm running a background check for a friend the person knows where I live so I'm concerned

Rhonda Mae Hixon
Rhonda Mae Hixon answered on Oct 26, 2020

Your question should be directed to an attorney in Louisiana, not California. The La law you asked about is reprinted here. Be sure to check with an attorney from that state because their statutes of limitations (the time frame within which a charge must be filed) are quite a bit different than... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Gov & Administrative Law for California on
Q: Wife called the cops on our retired cop neighbor for screaming all night, cops gave him her name,can they do that?

so he was screaming all night for 3 nights, wife called the cops and they went to check and told us it was goats,, next day he asked other neighbors who is (wifes name) cuz sherrifs told him that she called the sherrifs on him,, i know he was a cop and got fired for a shooting and drinks all day so... Read more »

Rhonda Mae Hixon
Rhonda Mae Hixon answered on Oct 27, 2020

Yes. Unless information is given to police on a confidential basis, like an informant, or involves victims of sexual assault, or child abuse, the identity of a person reporting a crime is not confidential. If there are any repercussions from the call, a restraining order may be needed.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Domestic Violence for California on
Q: How do i fix a false statement

A few months back while my boyfriend and i were arguing i had injured myself and blamed him. Hwme then was charged with corporal injury on spouse. I wrote a brief letter and gave it to his bailbond agent (after being notorized) the charges still have yet to be dropped. How do i go about... Read more »

Rhonda Mae Hixon
Rhonda Mae Hixon answered on Oct 20, 2020

You may want to contact his lawyer so a proper statement can be made to the private investigator working on his behalf. The lawyer will know the best way to handle it in your jurisdiction. It is very difficult to take back statements made to police. The prosecution calls expert witnesses to... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: I just want to ask why on my misdemeanor (PC550-B-2) dismissal letter in CA that i am not permitted to own a firearm.
Rhonda Mae Hixon
Rhonda Mae Hixon answered on Oct 12, 2020

Penal Code section 29805 lists the misdemeanors that result in a 10 year ban on firearms, and 550 (b)(2) isn't one of them. It appears that either you were in fact convicted of the felony, or a clerk has checked the wrong box, indicating you were. Contact your lawyer to get that straightened... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: Is it possible to run your prcs out while in jail and and if so how many day for day credits do you need to run it out

If i kept going back on prcs violations how many do i need to max out

Rhonda Mae Hixon
Rhonda Mae Hixon answered on Oct 2, 2020

After AB 109 realignment, Post Release Community Supervision (PRCS) was created ( 3450-3465 P.C.) for most (except the most serious) felonies. The supervision is no longer than 3 years; you're eligible for discharge after 6 months and eligible to end supervision after 12 months, without... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: who do I contact to report episodes of elderly abuse and neglect financial mental and physical abuse! What to do?
Rhonda Mae Hixon
Rhonda Mae Hixon answered on Sep 29, 2020

Call Adult Protective Services in your county.

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3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Traffic Tickets for California on
Q: As a LEO, conducting traffic enforcement stop - does asking vehicle operator to roll down tinted windows Alter -

While conducting a traffic enforcement stop - the officer asks vehicle operator to roll down tinted windows (example: 0 percent tint). If that reveals contraband is that in plain view? - or does the action of rolling down windows alter?

Rhonda Mae Hixon
Rhonda Mae Hixon answered on Sep 24, 2020

A Law Enforcement Officer (LEO) can legally have you roll down the window during a traffic stop. What they see, smell, hear, or suspect can provide the reasonable suspicion or probable cause to detain, or arrest, such as when they see something illegal

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: Can I get convicted behind someone else’s lies?

Hi, I have a court hearing on October 5th, for a possible probation violation. I was staying at this transitional living house ran by the department of mental health and I had a disagreement with one of the staff members there. I needed my psych meds at a certain time, and she refused to give them... Read more »

Rhonda Mae Hixon
Rhonda Mae Hixon answered on Sep 23, 2020

She was wrong, and you were angry. You'd think working in the mental health field would give her skills to handle the situation better. Criminal threats, Penal Code section 422, requires a threat to commit a crime that would result in great bodily injury or death, that is so unequivocal,... Read more »

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