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3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: is it illegal for a 20yr boy to live with his 15yr girlfriend and family if the family allows it
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Dmitry Gorin answered on May 21, 2018

It's not illegal to just live there, but if any type of sexual contact could change the situation and lead to criminal charges.

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Q: I have 3 charges pending for a court date of june 26 I live in Tennessee need a lawyer to appear on my behalf

First time being in trouble charges are brandishing a weapon battery and vandalism need the least punishment possible what the odds I will not have to do jail time... I’m out on bail

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Dmitry Gorin answered on May 21, 2018

A lawyer could appear on your behalf for misdemeanor charges, but not a felony. You need to consult with a criminal lawyer where the charges were filed. They would need to review your case in order to determine options. Use Justia or Google to locate and calls a few law firms. Good luck.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: I was pulled over & searched the cop found multiple checks in my toolbox tht has no lock

I didn't put them there nor receive any from anyone but my name is written on them.. I was arrested for check fraud and forgery during the search of my vehicle 4 cops removed personal properties that belonged to me said it was for evidence but never gave me a receipt for items nor was I charged... Read more »

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Dmitry Gorin answered on May 21, 2018

You might have a valid defense, but will need to privately consult with a criminal attorney to review the specific details and talk about options. You can use Justia or Google to locate a few lawyers in your area. Good luck

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3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and White Collar Crime for California on
Q: What type of attorney do I need to defend me after using check stubs generated on line to purchase a vehicle?

I took delivery of a car after using generated check stubs on line to verify my income. On the 8th day the dealership called to inform me the loan was not approved and to return the car.

I returned the car early this morning to the dealership. However they told me they had reported the car... Read more »

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Dmitry Gorin answered on May 16, 2018

You need to privately consult with a criminal defense lawyer in your area to review the details and options. Use Justia or Google to search for local law firms and make a few calls. Good luck.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: How do I go about dropping charges on a false report I made I said my boyfriend carjacked me

Can I drop charges?

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Dmitry Gorin answered on May 14, 2018

You should privately consult with a criminal lawyer before making any statements about make false allegations as your are exposing yourself to criminal charges of filing a false police report. Stop making incriminating statements on a public website like Justia. Call a few local law firms to review... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: I have a felony for penal code 597 a and i was wondering if i can own a pet if i served my sentencel
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Dmitry Gorin answered on May 14, 2018

You need to ask your PO this question as it will depend on the terms set by the court

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Constitutional Law for California on
Q: what is the california statue to reopen conviction by using new exculpatory evidence that was suppressed by the asst. DA

the new evidence shows that several firearms were distroyed by the sheriffs dept.

back in 1996 & 1997, I was charged and convicted of possessing these same weapons in 2003, I can not only impeach the prosecutions material witness and show the prosecution suppressed this evidence from the... Read more »

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Dmitry Gorin answered on May 11, 2018

This is a complex legal process and not a DIY project. You need to consult privately with a criminal appeals lawyer to review your case and any potential legal options. What you are seeking requires experienced legal representation. Good luck.

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3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Identity Theft for California on
Q: i just got a letter from district attorneys office stating the office filed a complaint charge against me for identity

theft and gave me a court date. i got arrested last year and was a D.A reject. regarding this matter since it wasnt my things that i was arrested for what should i do?

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Dmitry Gorin answered on May 11, 2018

What should you do? First step would be to consult with a local criminal criminal lawyer to review the details and your legal options. Don't make any statements to law enforcement. Remain silent.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: Can I be arrested if my ex gave me a gift and now is trying to state otherwise and I have proof stating its a gift?
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Dmitry Gorin answered on May 11, 2018

Possibly, but a arrest an different than a conviction. Remain silent and make NO statements to police. If you are contacted by LE, politely decline to answer any question without first speaking with a lawyer.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Employment Law for California on
Q: How many hours can i work while on house arrest?

Currently on house arrest my case manager is only letting me work 8 hours says i cant do overtime and work on weekends though my shift is 12 hours which is mandatory does my probation officer also have a say on this or just my case manager Is it possible to be able to work my hours so i wont lose... Read more »

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Dmitry Gorin answered on May 11, 2018

Agree with Mr. Gribow. You need to call your original attorney and ask them this question since they are most familiar with the details of your case. Good job on staying busy with work.

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4 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: First time committing a felony (welfare fraud) took a total of 38,000 dollars. Started paying back money in April.

I have 2 children and can not afford a lawyer. I took a total in calworks, food stamps for 2 years totallying 38,000 dollars. I have made an agreement to pay 100 dollars per month faithfully until paid off. They accepted my terms. But I got a letter to go to court for arraignment. I do not know... Read more »

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Dmitry Gorin answered on May 8, 2018

Can't make a prediction at this point on jail time. It will depend on a variety of different factors...mainly whether your case is filed as a misdemeanor or felony offense. If you have no prior criminal history, you stand a much better chance of avoiding a jail sentence. At your arraignment, you... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Domestic Violence for California on
Q: Hi I file temporary restraining order what happen if I don’t show up for permanent one
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Dmitry Gorin answered on May 8, 2018

Typically, the judge will not grant the permanent restraining order if you fail to appear, but there is a chance they would continue the matter to another date.

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3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: I was arrested in 2004 for burglary, and never went to trial, how do i fix this? what's the punishment?
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Dmitry Gorin answered on May 8, 2018

Based on your description, you most likely have an active warrant for your arrest. You need to consult privately with a criminal lawyer to review the situation and legal options.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Domestic Violence for California on
Q: What is the statue of limitations on spousal abuse in California and what is it if the person didn't do all requirements

This person was convicted of spousal abuse about 3 yrs ago and spent 4 to 7 days in jail they also had terms and conditions and did not finish them because of mental health problems

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Dmitry Gorin answered on May 7, 2018

Statute of limitations is the amount of time a prosecutor has to file charges for a crime. Since they were already convicted and apparently have an outstanding warrant for a violation, SOL doesn't apply here. Warrants don't expire. They need to consult with a criminal lawyer to review legal... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Divorce and Domestic Violence for California on
Q: Can i get a full custody of my child born in the USA ?

I live with my husband for 5 years and have a 3 year old child born in CA. We got married in Uzbekistan, living now in CA. My husband is extremely nervous and abusive, he has 100 k income a year and has a good job as an accountant. I myself found a tutoring job 8 months ago and earn around 2k... Read more »

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Dmitry Gorin answered on May 7, 2018

Can't make an online predictions on your chances of success of obtaining full custody of your child in divorce. There are many factors a family court judge will consider, but the legal standard is always the child's best interest. You need to privately consult with a local divorce/family law... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in DUI / DWI for California on
Q: How many days will I be held in custody?

I was transferred from another county jail where I was charged with child endangerment, I had a couple court dates assigned but did not show do to transportation. I had court the very next day after being transferred. but the judge did not mention how many days I will be serving in jail.

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Dmitry Gorin answered on May 5, 2018

Can't make an accurate online prediction without more information on how long as it will depend on a variety of factors. Speak with your public defender who will be more familiar wit the details of your case. Good luck.

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4 Answers | Asked in Contracts, Criminal Law, Domestic Violence and Wrongful Death for California on
Q: I have a man who is offering me $10,000 to put on some high heels and stomp his face out. Can I go to jail if I do it?

He's willing to sign a release of liability

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Dmitry Gorin answered on May 3, 2018

You need to run away fast from this offer. You could certainly expose yourself to civil and/or criminal liability.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: Violation of no negative contact on a misdemeanor offense over a year old - police called for yelling argument- cost

RO over a year old only thought it was in effect for 1 year- no other incident between RO originally for non violent misdemeanor

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Dmitry Gorin answered on May 2, 2018

Need more information. In these type of situations, it's always difficult to provide a useful online answer without knowing the history and specific details. At this point, you would be wise to consult privately with a local criminal lawyer to review the details of the no-contact order and discuss... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Divorce for California on
Q: I was arrested due child molestation allegation by my current wife. I was released by paying $2000 bond. What's next?

Since I got out of jail, I have not received any notices or been served with legal docs. What should I do next?

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Dmitry Gorin answered on May 2, 2018

These are very serious allegations with harsh legal consequences if convicted. Don't make any statements to police detectives as you might incriminate yourself. If you are contacted by law enforcement, be polite, but decline to answer any questions until you have consulted with an attorney. What's... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: I am on ab109 and last week my p.o put a GPS ankle bracelets on me and told me I couldn't have cantact with my wife.

My wife has never been in any trouble with the law and this was never part of my probation outline. What can I do? Is this legal for her to abuse her power this way? There is no domestic violance reports or any reports for that fact.

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Dmitry Gorin answered on May 2, 2018

Your PO clearly believes they have sufficient cause to place this restriction on you. It's in your best interest to cooperate or risk a violation. You should POLITELY ask your PO why and whats needs to be done to have it removed. Don't start making claims on abuse of power. Get along. You could... Read more »

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