Our camper caught fire before getting it insured. We learned the fire was (in a nutshell) b/c of either a faulty device or poor installation of another company's device that was installed by the manufacturer. Basically, the fire was inevitable and there was no warnings despite customer... View More
You should look for an attorney that handles fire cases. Under the law, you will have the burden of proof to show that the fire was caused by a defective product or someone's negligence. This is requires expert testimony which can be expensive. Some attorneys will advance the expenses and take...View More
Most people are taken into custody at the scene if they are suspected of a DUI. In some cases, the police officer or hospital takes blood from the suspect who is charged once the results come back. If you have concerns, you should speak to a lawyer in a confidential setting. If the police did not...View More
My license plate expired 7/31. I renewed well before and had the updated registration card with the new sticker in the glove box, but forgot to put it on the license plate. On 8/23, I parked in free street parking and came back to my car having a ticket for “expired tags”. Is there any grace... View More
You can request a trial within the required time limit and go to court. You should also demand the presence of the parking attendant. If they fail to appear, the ticket should be dismissed. If they appear, show the judge proof that you renewed your tags before they expired and the judge may give...View More
It means that the probation has been terminated and is over. It was terminated unsatisfactorily which could affect the future ability to get the charge expunged and future probation conditions. The Defendant has been released from jail.
I was found liable for a car accident only because I was not on my brothers insurance at the time I was driving his car, I was 21 and I had no vehicle. The other party was turning in the intersection and I was going straight through, they hit me on the side and blamed me. My brothers insurance... View More
If you were a resident relative of your brother's household and your brother did not list you on the policy, then his insurance company can deny coverage. If you were going straight and the other driver was turning left in front of you, you have a defense if you are sued. You could retain...View More
My neighbor thinks because the leash law only says that her dog must be leashed only when off of her property she can let it out in an unfenced yard where it isn’t contained and in my opinion not under her control because she doesn’t have it on a leash. Is that accurate??
This is a 1 point ticket unless there was an accident in which case it is a 3 point ticket. Your post indicates it was not an accident so it should be 1 point. Do not pay it. Request a trial (not a waiver hearing) and go to court. If the police officer does not appear, you will be acquitted. If the...View More
This so called friend invited Me and my boyfriend to her home she was arguing with my boyfriend she than called the police told them my boyfriend hit me but it was false claims the Police came talked to us for awhile and than separated my boyfriend and I the police officer... View More
The "plain view" doctrine states that a police officer can search the stroller in your case if the gun is in plain view. If it is not plain view, it may be an illegal search and seizure if neither you nor your boyfriend gave permission to search the stroller and the police officer did not...View More
My boyfriend and I were both under the influence and fought. My mom was involved. Things got physical but no one pressed charges. He was charged with 2 2nd-degree assaults. My mother and I were both mailed a subpoena but we want no parts.
This is not a sufficient reason to get out of a subpoena. If you have been subpoenaed to court, you must appear. If you do not appear, the police could come and bring you to court or you could be found in contempt. This does not happen in every single case, but it could happen here.
I was caught shoplifting @ a north Carolina walmart. I gave them my real name and social security #, but gave them a fake adress and never gave i.d. the officer that pressured me saying if I miss the court date I would be in big trouble so I've been calling the courthouse for about 4 months... View More
If you miss your court date, they put a warrant out for your arrest. You can then be picked up on the warrant at any time. Hire an attorney in North Carolina to represent you. If there is a warrant, your attorney can file a motion to recall the warrant.
Probation period. My PO then reopened a restitution and violated me for that. I wasn't aware of the warrant when I stood in front of a judge for traffic. Why didn't they pick me up on the warrant then? There are several holes in this whole situation.like commissioner releasing me on my... View More
You should retain an attorney to represent you. An attorney can file a motion to recall the warrant. If the motion is granted, the warrant will be quashed and your case will be scheduled for a VOP hearing. The attorney can then represent you at the hearing.
I had a peace order which since has been modified from no contact to no hostile contact which was violated because of a misunderstanding. I don’t want to move forward with any charges and have told the SA that but have still been subpoenaed. I was told by the defendants attorney that I don’t... View More
If you are subpoenaed, you are required to come to court. It may be that if you do not show up, nothing will happen to you. However, the prosecutor can send the police to bring you to court or the judge can order the authorities to bring you to court. This may not happen a lot, but it does happen...View More
I left my car running and entered to buy a coffee. When I returned an officer cited me for leaving my car running. I just want to know if I could just pay the fine$60, if it is not a moving violation. Thanks
It is not a moving violation and does not carry points. The statute states that "(b) Except as otherwise provided in this section, on any highway outside of a business district or a residential district, a person may not leave any vehicle standing, without providing an unobstructed width of...View More
I'm driving my brother's car and got ticket at parking lot. Ticket description: displaying expired LC plate, decal expired 2022. But I have record of renewing and did put sticker for 2023 (expired in March). Now the sticker isn't there and I was charged. Should I contest? What will I need?
Request a trial within 30 days and go to court. Bring proof that the tags were current and explain to the judge what happened. You should also replace the sticker and bring proof (a picture) of the new sticker. If the police officer appears, you will be acquitted. You can still have a trial even if...View More
I received a ticket (Maryland State 21, Subtitle 7 of the Transportation article violation) for driving past a stopped school bus with flashing lights and the stop sign extended in PG County, MD. I was on a two-lane road, going in the opposite direction from the bus. Looking at the footage, the... View More
You should request a trial and go to court. The judge will watch the video and you can testify to what happened. The judge will decide the case. If it was a camera ticket (as opposed to being stopped by a police officer), then there are no points assessed.
If you received a traffic ticket, you should request a trial within 30 days of the ticket and go to court. If the police officer does not appear, you would be acquitted. If the police officer appears, you can have a trial. Even if you are convicted, the judge can offer probation before judgment...View More
An attorney would need to review pictures of the intersection, the police report, and witness statements. In many bus only lanes, other drivers are permitted to enter the lane and turn just prior to the intersection. You can pull up pictures of the intersection using Google maps.
There are cases that hold that it is enough to search your car. The cases distinguish between the search of your car during a traffic stop and the search of your person when you are in a store. Of course, the issue turns on the facts of the stop and you should discuss that with an attorney.
The owner of the property can issue a warning that someone is not allowed on the property. If she comes on the property, she can be charged with trespass. It does not matter that it is the daughter of a resident.
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