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2 Answers | Asked in DUI / DWI for California on

Q: How do I get out of this catch-22 situation?

In order to reinstate my driver's license, the DMV is mandating I attend a first offender DUI alcohol program. I must have a court order / referral before I am able to enroll into any of the first offender programs available. The problem is that I do not have a court order or referral because it... Read more »

Vincent Ronald Ross answered on May 18, 2012

Where are you located? Ordinarily you do NOT need a court order to enroll in the First Conviction Program as it is mandated by the DMV as part of the administrative per se license suspension even if there is no conviction for DUI. Contact us for a free consultation at 213-289-9400.

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Q: What is a "notice of intent"?

Vincent Ronald Ross answered on Mar 29, 2012

Is this a criminal case?

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Q: Many years ago i was convicted of a misdemeanor. My original plea of not guilty was changed to guilty/no contest on the

Advice of my public defender as part of a plea agreement with the Prosecuting attorney, and the original charge was changed. However, upon reading the penal code that applies to both the original charge and the conviction charge, neither charge should have applied to my situation, as it was self... Read more »

Vincent Ronald Ross answered on Mar 29, 2012

No, the time has long since passed for you to address this situation.

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Q: How can I get my federal charge pardon

Vincent Ronald Ross answered on Mar 28, 2012

I am sorry to tell you the only vehicle for that is a presidential pardon.

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Q: Is it considered to be vague when the reason to continue an individual on parole after statutory 3 yr. review.

The parole agent only cites that the commitment offense was cause for retention on parole. no details of the case or crime were cited in the report supplied to the parolee.

Vincent Ronald Ross answered on Mar 28, 2012

See my answer to your other question.

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Q: Does a Parolee in Calif. have the right to know specifically why his parole officer recomended that he be retained on pa

Vincent Ronald Ross answered on Mar 28, 2012

Yes. If your Parole Agent is not communicating with you, you may file a 602 greivance. More info here http://www.vip-cali.com/CDCINFO/602.htm

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Q: I was hit by a drunk driver a few yrs back and was wonder what the statue of limatations is for a civil suit

Vincent Ronald Ross answered on Mar 28, 2012

The statute for personal injury claims is two years from the date of the injury.

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1 Answer | Asked in Appeals / Appellate Law for California on

Q: How do I appeal a conviction that I plead no contest to

Vincent Ronald Ross answered on Mar 27, 2012

You or your attorney must first file a notice of appeal. You have 30 days from your sentencing date to file in a misdemeanor case and 60 days on a felony.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for California on

Q: MY FIANCE IS IN A CALIF. PRISON, THEY WANT TO GET HIM FOR BATTERY ON A NON-PRISONER WHAT CAN I DO IN THIS CASE?

I HAD A VISIT, MY FIANCE (INMATE) & MYSELF HAD A ARGUMENT I CRIED. NOW THEY WANT TO GET HIM FOR BATTERY ON A NON-PRISONER WHAT CAN I DO IN THIS CASE?

Vincent Ronald Ross answered on Mar 27, 2012

If he didn't touch you it isn't a battery. The DA may or may not file charges depending on the facts of this incident. He is more likely to face some suspension of privileges from the warden.

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Q: I FOUND OUT THAT HAVE A WARRANT IN CALIFORNIA FOR ARMED ROBBERY FROM 1989 I LIVE IN N.J WHAT DO I NEED TO DO TO CLEAR TH

I WANTED MY ENGAGEMENT RING MY GIRLFRIEND SAID I ROBBED HER OF IT

Vincent Ronald Ross answered on Mar 20, 2012

You will need to appear in court in California. You will likely be arrested. You need a California attorney.

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Q: I am on parole for a 1981 2nd degree 187. i was eligible to be discharged after 3 yrs. my P.O. said my conviction is

My conviction was cause enough to retain me on parole. My parole record is exemplary. Does he have to be more specific than just saying the commitment offense is enough to keep me on parole? Doesn't his reason fall under the vague and ambiguous definition?

Vincent Ronald Ross answered on Mar 20, 2012

You need to file a 602 challenge. Your parole agent can give you the forms, or you can download them online http://www.prisonlaw.com/pdfs/ParoleManual,Mar10wforms3.pdf

3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for California on

Q: Is a felony conviction reduced ?filed to exspunge ,judge changed orig plea/of no contest/to not guilty&Dismissed .

Non violent crime , driving w/out owners consent . fulfilled all obligation .got 10mths local p.d trusty and 3yrs probation. 34 month on probation accused of writing a personel check,account in my name for insufficent fund. Since still on probation I recieved 10mnths house arrest & 3yrs prob. This... Read more »

Vincent Ronald Ross answered on Mar 20, 2012

It is unclear from the information you provided what it was the judge actually did. Ordinarily, if you were granted probation, and probation was terminated on its own terms, then you would be eligible for relief under PC 1203.4, commonly called an expungement. It is not actually an expungement... Read more »

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