Unfortunately, this means you are in a lot of trouble and formal felony charges have been filed against you. A grand jury found there is probable cause for you to stand trial. You need to contact an Arizona Criminal Defense Lawyer.
This is a sex offense. You can be charged as a sex offender. It is a class 5 felony. If you are charged with two class 5 felonies on different dates you may be looking at mandatory prison time. The first offense if probation eligible. The second offense carries a prison sentence of 1 - 3.75 years....Read more »
If evidence clearly suggesting innocence was not presented to the Grand Jury and was available at the time can you ask that the decision be thrown out and a new Grand Jury hearing be done? This is in Arizona, Maricopa County.
It is possible. At the Grand Jury not all evidence needs to be presented. However, if the evidence that was not presented was exculpatory, there will be a very good argument. I have won numerous grand jury remand motions on this issue. You should contact a criminal defense lawyer.
If you are charged with a felony it means you have been indicted and charges are moving forward. If you are only charged with a misdemeanor it means your case was most likely dismissed, but that it can be re-filed
Device was installed and working properly on the day of the offense and there were no violations that day according to the device itself. police did not stop me driving the car. they have an eye witness that indentified me as the driver. if i was intoxicated the car would notstart due to the blow... Read more »
The state is going to need someone or something to prove that the defendant did not have the right to be in a specific building or residential yard. To give you the best answer it will be necessary to review the case. There are many different factors that go into how the state is going to try and...Read more »
Resisting arrest is a serious felony offense. If the defendant has no prior felonies the punishment can be one of three things: 1) up to 3 years of probation, 2) up to three years of probation and up to one year in county jail, 3) .33 - 2 years in prison. If the accused has a prior felony...Read more »
There is a possibility at getting the minimum sentence. However, a lot will depend on the BAC. if the BAC is under .15 the minimum sentence is 90 days in jail with 60 suspended. If .15 to .199 the minimum is 120 days. If over a .2 the minimum is 6 months, which is also the max. Please visit...Read more »
The judge will impose sanctions upon the prosecutor denying him the said "victim" as a witness in a retrial...I will motion the court to impose sanctions requiring the prosecution for the financial responsibility of my witnesses to return from out of state to include : travel , lodging ,... Read more »
If this case involved Methamphetamine it falls outside or Proposition 200. Because you have a prior felony, if you are convicted after trial, you are facing mandatory prison from 2.25 years up to 7.5 years.
You should retain counsel to assist with negotiations and evaluate your...Read more »
Then said i was free to go. as i was walking away he said can i ask you a question? yes. do you have drugs or lg amt $ in suv? No. told me to stay at his car walked to suv told both male passengers to get out talked to them,came back to me put me in handcuffs and told me to sign consent form. he... Read more »
There are motions that can be filed in this case because you did not know of the warrant. It is called a Post Indictment Delay Motion. The state must make a good faith effort to try and locate you.Also, this sounds like an illegal search.
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