I agree that the video can be used in court as long as the person who took it can authenticate it as to time and place etc. so as to make it relevant. You have no expectation of privacy while walking around in public.
Feeling guilty and paranoid I will be charged. Should I go back to the store and pay for it or will that only draw more attention to me? I am finding contradicting answers to this question online. Thank you!
Difficult question, but it is my opinion that doing the "right thing" is typically the best way to go. I believe that bringing the item and receipt back to the store with the intent to pay for the item will negate any intent associated with theft. Depending on the store, you can call and...Read more »
I recommend you hire an attorney to represent you in the investigative phase. Although you have a constitutional right to refuse to speak to law enforcement, they many times take a refusal to talk as some indicia of guilt. If they are trying to contact you I usually recommend that a client call the...Read more »
I was 18 yrs old I was involved with human trafficking case in Chicago I was picked up in Miami fL charged with misdemeanor of prostitution although the judge knew I didn’t live there he still issued a warrant but I live in Chicago so they won’t expedite me for misdemeanor but I can’t get a... Read more »
I would recommend that you hire a local attorney where the charges originated from. They may be able to work something out with the State. FTA warrants can stay active forever so something needs to be done. Ignoring it is rarely the best strategy, especially if is making your life more difficult...Read more »
The right to sue a person is typically known as "standing." If the person's actions did not harm you, that is usually a bar to bringing a suit. I do not see a way under these limited facts that you can be the one bringing the suit on behalf of your friend's alleged damages.
Before moving to FL 2 years ago, I was on probation in CO. I moved from CO to FL because I was living on the streets, and starting to get into bad habits. I moved to FL to get my life back on track. When I first got to FL I was still drinking a lot, and ended up getting a felony battery charge, and... Read more »
You are going to need to speak to an attorney in CO about those charges. Depending on what the charges are, there may be a way to take care of them or fight them without you having to go back. An attorney who is local to where the charges originated may be willing to take a look at them and tell...Read more »
Whether something was done on purpose or by accident can be a difficult thing to determine. Because of that, it can be the cause of a difference of opinion. You need to retain an attorney who can point out to the State the facts that seem to indicate that any contact with the officer was accidental...Read more »
I am caretaker and poa of my friend who had a massive stroke. His wife divorced him during the incident and made a new account for him and has been taking his money as well as his sister in law through venmo or paypal. I have tried everything and no one can do anything. The bank says call online,... Read more »
Criminal charges need to be addressed in the state where the alleged crime occurred. I would encourage to to find a good attorney and have them look into the case. Ignoring it will not make it go away. Living with a warrant hanging over your head is no way to live. DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT!
I agree that you must be aware of any impact the payment of the ticket may have on your driving privilege in the state which issued your license. The ticket is of course payable in the county in the state where the offense took place.
Typically restitution is one of the most important conditions of probation. This of course depends on the type of charge and restitution amount involved. Some judges might be willing to convert restitution to a lien based on a Motion requesting the judge to do so. In my experience most judges will...Read more »
I suggest contacting an attorney in Dade County to review the facts to see if there may be a Motion to Dismiss for Statute of Limitations. Absent that, there may be a chance that an attorney can negotiate a resolution to the case without a surrender to jail. That is likely to be difficult or...Read more »
Typically a Pre-Trial Hearing is a Judge's way of checking on the status or progress of a case. I say "typically" because every judge is different and it is very important to know your judge. For some judges it may be the last court date before the case is set for trial. This may...Read more »
I got caught shoplifting some algea killing supplies worth about 27 dollars, I have really had algea build up around my pool which is spreading to my house and Air condition drain lines, i was low on funds and was buying a cheap dinner when I saw some algea killer and when i realized i couldnt... Read more »
Was back in 2004. I am 26 now and about to be 27. I was in the military and got out with a honorable discharge. I recently applied to corrections here in Florida. My background came back and said I have this on my record? The situation occurred when I got into a fight with another juvenile after... Read more »
I agree with the previous answers. The only thing I would add is that you may want to ask the employer for a copy of the background check the used to process your application. This information may be helpful to any attorney you may hire to assist you.
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