In Florida police cannot generally enter a home uninvited and without an exigent circumstance. First, the complaining person has to be living at the “home” to have standing to complain. Next, the police entries divide into those with search warrants and those without. Police with a warrant get...Read more »
The “what happens” is not a ‘one size fits all’ or does it yourself’. You need to direct this question to your retained attorney. Many factors could affect the outcome. A case sentenced in the last 11 months might be treated differently than earlier sentenced cases. Of course, the kind of...Read more »
There are ample cases saying that there would be probable cause in such a situation. The legalization of hemp and medical marijuana might change these rulings over time. If there is pc to search the car, then the police can have passengers exit and they can be subjected to a protective search. The...Read more »
I have outstanding court costs that have gone to collections from 2010 to 2017 I was wondering if there was any way that I can get my license back without having to pay the full amount do to me living on social security income
Different clerk offices have different policies. Call the clerk’s office for information about payment plan or community service. Sometimes a clerk may have a forgiveness weekend. Your problem might be more complicated if more than 1 clerk is involved. It would all have been easier if you had...Read more »
Relevant evidence is generally admissible unless excluded by privilege, unfair prejudice or some statutory or constitutional protection. Your inquiry seems to admit that you made an admission. That seems pretty incriminating to the extent it may show your involvement with criminal activity. You...Read more »
If police can prove you possessed controlled substances without a prescription, then obviously you may be charged. People who neglect their children due to drug abuse may be charged with child neglect. It very much sounds like you need to be consulting face to face with a lawyer. If the children...Read more »
Your cousin can do nothing and put his head in the sand. Or your cousin can consult with a criminal defense lawyer experienced in this type of case. Of course, review of the accusations is important. The lawyer can recommend possible responses. Potential responses might involve a computer expert,...Read more »
I was charged with a fleeing and eluding charge and driving without a license from out of my county. I believe this happened when my vehicle was stolen as I would remember if I ran from police. I was picked up on the warrant and was never given copy of the police report , or given any kind of... Read more »
You are asserting your innocence. The innocent and falsely accused need an attorney more than those who might have some degree of involvement. You start the process by retaining a specialist criminal defense attorney who will document and structure your defense; and also make sure no court dates...Read more »
To preserve your federal rights you must make a properly filed claim within 1 year of your case becoming final. Your State claim must be filed within 2 years of becoming final. The rules for calculating finality differ between the State and federal systems. Generally, finality doesn’t happen...Read more »
I was arrested for Public intoxication, resisting arrest and Domestic Violence which none of this happened. There are witnesses that to this, that could testify that this didn't happen but the DA is still trying to prosecute the incident.
The man told the cops that my husband and I sold him a huge dump trailer that he was in possession of but he was never arrested for dealing in stolen property. My husband has served a year in county jail due to this accusation. When neither of us took anything. They keep trying to put me on... Read more »
Your comments reflect your personal beliefs. Your comments do not reflect the actual evidence, or the lack of evidence on an issue. The State should have listed every witness. You should collect all actions and reports related to each witness, then consider what that witness proves. The trailer you...Read more »
A circuit judge has jurisdiction over cases involving at least one felony charge. In that sort of case you might have plead to a misdemeanor and been placed onto DOC probation. If you believe that the sentence was illegal, then you can file a notice of appeal within 30 days of sentencing. Speak...Read more »
Your inquiry is not clear whether your license was suspended due to your own identity theft or due to someone else using your identity. In either event you need to find an attorney. You could obtain friend recommendations, search online, go to Justia or any number of places. Generally, the sooner...Read more »
You best find out if there is a bond on that warrant. If so, you could surrender on the warrant, post the bond and deal with the lawyer later. If there is no bond, you definitely need to talk to a lawyer ASAP. Right now, many jails are locked down. It could be difficult to deal with retaining a...Read more »
Call a lawyer or a bail bondsman. The bondsman’s business is to help people post bail to get out of jail. You want to make sure what the bail is before you turn yourself in. It will be more difficult to make financial arrangements from jail. If bail is too high, you need to be talking with a...Read more »
A cop followed me into a private neighborhood which I live at and I parked and got out and than he turnt his lights on approached me and started questioning me and forced me into handcuffs and threatened to taze me after I was already in cuffs
You are correct that you need an attorney. The lawyer will,hopefully, find out why police stopped you. You may be surprised to learn that the stop may be OK even if you did nothing wrong. The police have to establish whether they had reasonable suspicion or probable cause. The lawyer can review...Read more »
At court the owner did not have witnesses that was January now today May 6 I'm told have to go to court for a letter written by a person who was never involved and now it's up to 18000. I went to jail, court and now on probation and paying. The owner is pinning all employee thefts on me... Read more »
All of these concerns should have been addressed at the time you were put onto probation. I suggest you call the attorney who represented you at the change of plea in this case. That attorney should know whether the amount of restitution was “set “ or “open”. If the amount of restitution...Read more »
You might call up you trial level lawyer and ask what sort of issues might work on appeal. During this conversation ask about motion, evidentiary rulings and so forth. You could also go onto the clerk’s electronic docket and download copies of all interesting documents. Being so informed you...Read more »
I am assuming that your daughter’s charges are in State court, and that the judge granted the State motion for pre-trial detention. If so they can hold until trial. There are some options. She could appeal the trial court’s ruling by filing a petition for writ of certiorari. She could file a...Read more »
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