DC is one of the only places in the country where they do NOT use money bonds. The only questions are, are you likely to fail to return to court, and are you likely to be a danger to the community? If the answer to either question is yes, you probably will be detained without bond. If the answer...Read more »
I hope you like the color orange. You might be wearing it a lot.
In DC marijuana has recently been legalized, but ONLY for personal use. In DC if you are over 21 you can purchase, grow or possess up to two ounces of marijuana for your own use. You can transfer up to one ounce of marijuana...Read more »
If the charge is attempted murder of a police officer, the defendant is almost certainly locked up. He should probably ask for a court appointed attorney first, as any good criminal defense attorney is going to have to charge a LOT of money to defend that charge properly. If he likes and has...Read more »
Pretty much the same, but not entirely. Its like that scene in Seinfield, where Newman is trying to impress a girl with his postal knowledge and smugly looks at her and says, "All certified mail is registered, but not all registered mail is certified."
If only one person made the sell? Also in the state of Virginia, when I request a trial by judge with no jury, is the court able to still do my trial by jury when I requested trial by judge with no jury?
Absolutely! As long as the other person played some part in the sale, he can be found guilty. The part can be as small as driving the seller to the transaction. It can even just BEING THERE, if the prosecutor can prove to the jury or trier of fact that the second person furthered the transaction in...Read more »
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