My boyfriend got charged with second degree assault I don’t want to press charges nor do I want to go court for this case how can I get it dismissed I reached out to the prosecutor but I haven’t been able to reach her yet so what I can do fast efficient to get it thrown out
It's completely out of your control. The people of the state of Maryland through the office of the state's attorney are prosecuting the case. The decision whether or not to proceed with the case is within the sole discretion of the prosecutor, not the victim. You can certainly make your...Read more »
The driver hit my parked car and ran off but was caught by our neighbor when he chased him and convinced him to go back to the scene which he did. The police arrived and found out that the driver apparently has a suspended license. Insurance company said that that most likely will happened is for... Read more »
If his insurance company refuses payment or if you can't come to reasonable terms, you can sue the other driver. You may be able to make a claim for the diminished value of your automobile if you have evidence that the vehicle is worth less then it would otherwise be after having been wrecked...Read more »
First degree assault carries a maximum penalty of 25 years and second degree assault 10 years. There might be a variety of mitigating factors that a judge would consider at sentencing that are not present in your question. The person charged should immediately consult with an experienced criminal...Read more »
We have a estate lawyer for him but they won't tell them anything but that it's a active murder investigation, wouldn't it be vehicular manslaughter. officers turned the case over to the ASA but nobody called n told us that they won't let us see the video of the accident either... Read more »
I am very sorry for your family's loss. I know that these are trying times but you must act relatively quickly here to ensure that all relevant information is preserved. You must immediately hire a personal injury attorney to pursue wrongful death and other appropriate actions. There any....Read more »
I'll only speak to Maryland since that is where you appear to be located. For crimes prosecuted in The district Court of Maryland, the only court date is typically the trial date. Any pretrial motions are addressed on the day of trial.
I am past year 2. First time offense. Have not gotten into trouble. I got bad advice from my past lawyer on this case. I want to get it expunged as soon as I can but I read that I might have to wait 3 years after my probation is over until I can apply for expungement with PBJ. Is that true?
A breeder required 300$ down payment to guarantee a puppy. He promised to send pictures of the female bluenose pitbull puppy, a copy of lineage and shot paperwork, and receipt for payment. After days of me attempting to contact him he refused to respond or and phone calls and texts. He than texts... Read more »
Your initial instinct that this is a civil case appears correct. I would suggest not calling the police. I would further suggest sending in the demand outlining your damages to the at-fault party. Should they be unwilling be to negotiate, I would suggest consulting with a civil litigation lawyer in...Read more »
There are 2 traffic lanes going North bound and 2 traffic lanes going South bound with a legal turning lane to make a left (no light to make turn) . I was in a car on the passenger side waiting to cross the 2 on coming lanes of North bound traffic. There is a traffic light slightly down the road... Read more »
As you might imagine this is a highly complex situation and not a question that can be answered in an online forum. I would strongly suggest to you that you consult with one or more experienced personal injury attorneys who can analyze the specific facts, review police reports and witness...Read more »
There doesn't appear to be enough information in your question to be able to intelligently answer it. There are a lot of variables that could impact the answer beyond simply paying off a fine. You may wish to consult with an experienced criminal defense attorney in a confidential setting of...Read more »
There is little you can do. The choice to prosecute someone, or not, is squarely within the discretion and judgment of the prosecutor. If contraband items were found in someone's car, it makes sense that they would be charged. For example, someone does not need to 'own' an item to be...Read more »
I can't think of any criminal laws that would prevent that arrangement. Indeed I suspected happens frequently. You might want to consider reposting this question under a labor law or employment relations heading
Crimes are not mystical, metaphysical happenings, but rather relatively straightforward conduct and acts committed with the requisite intent. If someone directly observes the conduct, or, if the state possess is a sufficient amount of circumstantial evidence, the proof of criminal conduct is...Read more »
It's the date of the alleged violation not the court date that will govern the outcome. Please keep in mind that this is a public forum. You should consult privately with an experienced criminal defense lawyer of your choosing as violations of protective orders are taken seriously.
I have been photographed without my consent multiple times in a publicly used area. These photographs, along with phone calls, have been used to instigate issues with our housing management, we aren't sure to what end. These individuals have tried to bring us to court under pretenses, and one... Read more »
You can file for a civil peace order, and discuss the case with the police department or take out an application for statement of charges at the commissioner's office. You can also speak with a civil litigator about injunctive relief, defamation, false light and other civil claims wherein you...Read more »
Hello, a park ranger had detained me for metal detecting in a national park. He never read me my Miranda rights and forgot to make me sign one of the citations he gave me, but made me sign the other. He let me go, and 2 weeks later, he calls me and asks to meet with me in person to get more... Read more »
You never are obligated to discuss matters with government officials where there is a risk of criminal sanction for you. Even if you are arrested for this offense, you do not have to talk, or should you choose talk, you may elect to do so only with a lawyer present, and terminate any conversation...Read more »
I contracted COVID-19 from my work as a Nurse. I stayed in bed for a week and then 18 days in the ICU. I am on home O2 Therapy for the present time as I continue to suffer from significant shortness of breath among other issues.
You'd want to make sure that each of these providers -workers compensation and the two private disability insurers- are aware that you are receiving or have been approved for other benefits, and the amounts. The long-term effects of covid-19 are still under investigation may take years to...Read more »
I have been harassed by my immediate supervisor for 4 years, I have been to management, Human Resources, union and have even filed an EEO case to no avail. I finally broke and went to a doctor who diagnosed me with severe depression and anxiety and stated I should have no contact with this... Read more »
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