My sister resides in FL, where this occurred. Her ex husband came to the property to remove his belongings before he was served a restraining order. She told his mother about the RO, who then told her son. It has been discovered that he severely damaged the water heater in her garage causing gas to... Read more »
My brother crashed his car into the woods & was taken to the hospital. He totaled the car too & he has been in the hospital for 5 days now. Do the police automatically test your blood for alcohol in these scenarios? He was the only person in the car & the only person injured.
I was a witness to an assault. On the phone with 911, some details I gave were incorrect. But In my actual police report, I 100% told the truth. Can I get in trouble for what I said on the phone not matching the report I filled out?
I have never spoken with the prosecutor. I pressed my attorney to find out why he hates me. Attorney says “we have history”. He did try to burn me 15 years ago but he finally had to offer me adjudication without guilt.
Why would he hold a grudge over that? My only guess is that he was... Read more »
Unfortunately, being hated by the prosecutor is not the relevant issue...You need to hire a competent attorney who can defend you. You are not giving me a whole lot of facts about the underlying case, to give you any thoughts about the charges...
Arrest on my record from 1996, possession of marijuana and shoplifting. Although I went through a pti program, it still shows on a local criminal check. It's not a disqualifying offense for the job, they ask you if you ever been arrested on the application and to explain what happened. If you lie,... Read more »
I would agree Mr. O'Sullivan regarding his analysis...If you are being accurate about your background, I don't believe that a local school board wouldn't consider hiring you...it appears to be almost 25 years old and you are telling me that there are no other issues.
On our way back to Florida on 75 I was pulled over in sycamore county for tinted windows and given a ticket. The car was bought new at Toyota and came with tint from the dealer and is in compliance with Florida law but I guess not Georgia law. My tint is 30 on the front 2 and 15 on the back 3. Is... Read more »
I am not authorized to practice law in Georgia. However, the statute in Georgia is, as follows:
Georgia's O.C.G.A. § 40-8-73.1 regulates vehicle window tinting. Under this statute, you cannot legally tint the front windshield at all, and you cannot reduce light transmission through the...Read more »
I missed my probation appointment last Monday, its 8 days ago. My PO came by twice yesterday. He said if I didnt call him immediately I would be violated, he came by the 2nd time. Said it was my last chance. I called this nothing and he said if I did not come in by... Read more »
I would suggest that you comply with the directives of your probation officer. You might also wish to obtain the services of an attorney to deal with the fallout of your alleged failures to comply with the probation officer.
Florida makes it a crime to intercept or record a "wire, oral, or electronic communication" in Florida, unless all parties to the communication consent. ... However, you should always get the consent of all parties before recording any telephone conversation and any in-person that common sense...Read more »
I gave too much info to the *private* detective and am worried that he will report some friends to the police because i mentioned potentially illegal activities they performed. I did not sign a confidentiality agreement and he wrote it all down on a notepad he was reluctant to get rid of the... Read more »
Statute of limitations is applicable to criminal prosecutions and must be commenced within three years of the time when the crime was committed. Please note that there are some circumstances under which a criminal statute of limitation in Florida can be tolled, or suspended, so it is always...Read more »
My friend has a criminal mischief charge and was ordered to pay 500 dollar restitution was not able to pay on time so the judge put her on 6 month probation her 6 months are up she paid off of the restitution but did not complete 25 community service hours as ordered was only able to complete 20... Read more »
There were co defendants in this case that settled with Nolle Pros. I am willing to do the same and realize that I more than likely have to turn myself in, but cannot afford to travel back and forth several times. How might I proceed most effectively? Also wondering if I will need a bail bondsman... Read more »
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