Questions Answered by Gary Kollin

Q: Got a judgement in the mail saying ordered and adjudged what does that mean?

3 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy, Civil Rights and Collections for Kentucky on
Answered on Oct 9, 2018
Gary Kollin's answer
Means the judgment was granted by the judge.

Q: Got pulled over, I think an illegal search was conducted.. Please help and answer my question.. From Plattsmouth, Ne

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Nebraska on
Answered on Oct 9, 2018
Gary Kollin's answer
There are issues which need to be litigated. You need to hire an attorney YESTERDAY.

You need to start working in this now

Q: I have been summoned to court for an affray I don’t know what to do

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Florida on
Answered on Oct 9, 2018
Gary Kollin's answer
I suggest you hire an attorney

Q: Can a police officer keep people out of their home while they wait for a search warrent?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Wisconsin on
Answered on Oct 8, 2018
Gary Kollin's answer
Yes. Illinois v. McArthur. US Supreme Court in 2000

Q: How long can a federal hold for extradition to Florida on a supervised release charge be ? Is there a time limit ?

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes and White Collar Crime for Ohio on
Answered on Oct 8, 2018
Gary Kollin's answer
Does he h ave local charges?

If so, the Feds won't pick him and take him to federal court until that case is resolved .

When he goes to federal court he will be appointed counsel. There is a procedure in federal court called removal. He could decide if he wishes to waive an identity hearing and he wouldthen be scheduled to be taken to Florida

Q: Can I be convicted twice for the same crime if one charge is in state court and the other federal?

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes for New York on
Answered on Oct 6, 2018
Gary Kollin's answer
Yes. However the Supreme Court is deciding whether to overturn the separate sovereign rule this term

Q: Can charges be changed after arrest?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Answered on Oct 6, 2018

Q: Can a person in the state of new mexico be charge with the same crime for federal and state? Meaning double jeopardy

2 Answers | Asked in Federal Crimes for New Mexico on
Answered on Oct 6, 2018
Gary Kollin's answer
He has an attorney who knows all the alleged facts including whether there is DNA or fingerprints.

I am certain that this was discussed with him.

Also there is dual sovereign prosecution allowed.

A case to overrule that is before the Supreme Court and will be decided by the end of June 2019

Q: What happens if a child accidentally ingested marijuana infused cookie, child taken to ER. ER Dr. Refers to CPS.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Family Law for Maryland on
Answered on Oct 5, 2018
Gary Kollin's answer
You definitely need a lawyer. Before you speak to anyone you to consult with the lawyer

Q: How come this sounds unconstitutional??

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Constitutional Law for Colorado on
Answered on Oct 5, 2018
Gary Kollin's answer
Is it like yelling fire in a movie theatre even though you never set a fire which is illegal?

You can do legal research on the internet or go to the library. However, this is not a classroom

Q: I am charged with shoplifting 2 items valued at $28 from a Publix store. I didn't intentionally not pay for them.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Florida on
Answered on Oct 5, 2018
Gary Kollin's answer
Frankly. It is hard to fathom how two items escaped your notice when yo placed them in your purse and seems awfully convenient that you first put the bag in the cart and then picked it up with the stolen goods and put it in your purse.

Most people I know do not put the prescription into the car but instead put it on the top on the baby shelf

Q: is it breaking and entering if I am on the lease but have moved my property out?

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Contracts, Criminal Law and Landlord - Tenant for Florida on
Answered on Oct 5, 2018
Gary Kollin's answer
Did you abandon the property? Was it open and notorious you moved? Were you behind it rent?

There are a lot of issues. Better to be proactive and hire an attorney before making any further statements which could possibly hurt you

Q: My sister recently got herself into some legal issues. She is also mentally unstable. Do you offer pro bono services?

4 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Answered on Oct 4, 2018
Gary Kollin's answer
That is what the public defender's office is for.

Whenever someone asks for pro bono services I ask that person what that person has done to pay it forward.

Saying you will do something now is not paying it forward. It is bartering

Q: Can I sue someone in civil court for triple the amount even if for example they have $10,000 in assets

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Family Law, Real Estate Law and Civil Litigation for Texas on
Answered on Oct 4, 2018
Gary Kollin's answer
You can sue for whatever amount. However collection appears unlikely

Q: Friend has been trying to get his record expunged from a wrong conviction. Who do we contact to do this. Civil rights?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law on
Answered on Oct 3, 2018
Gary Kollin's answer
This is not a civil rights question.

If all appeals are over, then he must seek relief via post conviction relief. It has certain statute of limitations.

I suggest instead of writing here he retain an attorney and start working immediately

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