My ex wife and I were having a private conversation and she recorded it without my knowledge. She then sent it to me pregnant wife to upset her by making me look bad because it was taken out of context. Do I have a case?
Yes you can sue, you need to assess whether the cost of prosecuting such a case is worth it...You could also have her prosecuted for unlawfully recording the conversation (you would need to communicate with law enforcement about the facts of the case)...
A family member got drug court for his first felony in Florida, but has about 10 other drug or theft related felonies in Michigan. Can the judge find out about these and decide to not allow drug court? He's been in it for about a month and is nervous.
What can happen and what are my options for not being able to pay court fines and fees and I'm at the end of my term of probation. I'm a veteran in the homeless hud-vash program. I have an eight month old and if you don't say I do not want to lose everything they've been doing... Read more »
there is No Probable Cause declaration on file with the Court signed by a Judicial Officer within 48 hours of arrest, No Probable Cause Documents on file with the Court and an unsigned PCD is submitted in evidence in a Federal 1983 proceeding 2 years later- Is this a 4th Amendment Due Process... Read more »
You appear to have answered your own question and prepared to go forward...so I am uncertain as to what it is that you are asking for. My best advice to you is to retain a criminal lawyer to assist you in proceeding.
HOW CAN I HELP A YOUNG MAN WHO COMMITTED A CRIME AT 17 YRS OF AGE, AND IS GETTING PROCESSED AS AN ADULT FOR HIS FIRST AND ONLY CHARGE. HE BURG W/ FIREARM, ARM ROBBERY, AND A FEW GRAND THEFT OF FIRE ARMS.
Depends upon the facts of the case...The best help you can provide this young man is to retain the best attorney possible...you should contact the local bar association...with your proximity to Palm Beach, I would also suggest reaching out to lawyers in the Palm Beach County Area.
A public defender should, most do, meet with the client to determine the strategy necessary to proceed on in a case...It has been my experience that most public defenders try, as best as they can to insure that their clients are competently represented.
for example a stab wound with a fork or something along those lines that will definitely cause a scar. would the boy go to prison? and would another teenager around the same age be able to bail him out of jail if they have the money to?
Hypothetically speaking, some hypothetical parent should take this hypothetical "boy" behind a hypothetical barn and beat his hypothetical backside to a pulp...That is the father of a young woman speaking...
As a lawyer, I will tell you that your hypothetical "boy" could...Read more »
There should not be an impact on your probation...but do yourself a favor and hire a competent lawyer in your area that can handle the case...Criminal Law is full of nuances and turns that is best in the hands of a competent lawyer.
You can try and speak to the office of the prosecutor, but they are not bound to drop the charges. Best information regarding this matter is for you to contact a lawyer that will represent your boyfriend. There is a lawyer by the name of Bruce Lehr (my former partner and extremely well qualified...Read more »
It doesn’t make sense to me. If charges were dismissed the next day, why is she out on bail? And arraignment is 4/28? She no longer lives here. But I know 1st hand she is an addict. She hit every apartment here, hit me twice & once while I was here. I had everyone lock their door.... Read more »
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