Then I Get a call from the local sheriffs office saying I’m being charged with a hit and run because I did not give her my information, but I did give her my information. Please advise!
answered on Feb 14, 2022
Sounds like the other driver is trying to set you up for a personal injury claim. If you plead guilty, it will act as an admission that can be used for purposes of establishing your liability (a.k.a. you were at fault). There is something called an 894 plea, but you will need a criminal attorney... Read more »
My P.I. lawyer is charging me 40%, because he states mediation is litigation and litigation is a court case. My contract clearly states 33%, if we have to go to court 40%.
I was rear ended and my life, past since, current and future has been drastically changed in all ways. Nowhere in the... Read more »
answered on Nov 20, 2021
The Louisiana Bar Association has a program that you can choose to use if there is a fee dispute. There may he a provision in your contract that provides y'all will use that program if there is a fee dispute.
answered on Nov 19, 2021
You don't object to it. Your recourse is to take an appeal if it is designated as a final judgment that either partially or completely disposes of the case.
The federal judge set a court date in Jan. 22, and wants to move the case along. I just want to be done with it and settle for as much as you think we can get. I can either pay you byy the hour or one forth of what we get, your choice.
answered on Nov 11, 2021
You will need to provide more details if you hope to find a lawyer to take your case. However, I think your proposal of an attorney taking your case on an hourly basis or 1/4 is unrealistic. Federal cases require a much higher standard of practice usually than state court due to strict deadlines... Read more »
answered on Oct 24, 2021
The answer is probably not because the Judge will want to make sure on the court's record that both you AND your attorney have discussed the plea and that your plea is voluntary.
I was brought to jail for a dui with no breathalyzer so they could take my blood. THC will be found in my blood. The officer also found heroin but never booked me with it and when my charges were read while being booked it didn’t show up. Can that state trooper come to my house and ask for me?... Read more »
answered on Jun 1, 2021
Yes, you can be charged after an arrest. The District Attorney ultimately decides what criminal charges to pursue, but you can be charged after the fact. No, the cop is not an addict, and it would be foolish to raise that issue as part of your defense.
answered on Apr 16, 2021
It depends on what you can negotiate with the D.A. or whether the D.A. has a "standard" plea deal. If you go to trial, the D.A. will probably seek the maximum amount of time provided by law. You should hire a local CRIMINAL attorney because they will have knowledge on how to deal with the D.A.
Children where not returned from visitation. Officer was given court orders and said he could not get my kids, but I can go see about getting them back. Officer was given all information for police report. Children were not with the father and told me to follow him down the road to his parents... Read more »
answered on Apr 16, 2021
You need to hire a lawyer so you can obtain a court order commanding that the children be returned.
He is 4 that didnt happen i brought him into the house in his daddy room where his daddy was in the room woke and i left the police called and said they was coming to get my statement about my son getting left on the side of the rode i said that never happened they police never showed up and about... Read more »
answered on Apr 15, 2021
There was no question. It appears you were charged with child abandonment, but that I can't tell. You need to hire a lawyer. If you can't afford a lawyer, a public defender will be appointed to represent you. I am located in Shreveport if you would like to meet.
i got pregnant at 17 and my boyfriend was 16. i turned 18 about 2 months later but he doesn’t turn 17 until a couple months after me. will i get in any legal trouble bc he is technically still a minor
answered on Apr 11, 2021
A person age 17 or older commits the crime of carnal knowledge of a juvenile by engaging in consensual oral, anal, or vaginal sex with a child between the ages of 13 and 17. If the defendant is two to four years older than the child, then the crime is a misdemeanor. Nobody can predict if you will... Read more »
answered on Apr 4, 2021
Yes, but that does not mean automatically the drug test results can be used against you to deny you weekly wage benefits. That depends on the employer's WRITTEN policies and procedures. Hire a work comp attorney instead of trying to get free advice based on incomplete facts.
The original year lease was extended to month to month awhile ago. However, the original lease does state under the Automatic Renewal Section the following:
This lease shall be renewed automatically for one-month periods beginning on the first day of each month thereafter MAY 1st, 2020,... Read more »
answered on Mar 28, 2021
You need to pay for a review of the contract by an attorney and bring the entire lease. The 60 day notice provision, if accurately represented, is "valid" because parties may contract on any matter not prohibited by law. Your question is unclear on how you think you can recover 60 days... Read more »
I was never informed of this so said court date. Also isn’t there some kind of statue of limitations for them to bring me to court. It has been well over a year and a half and I haven’t been to any court dates because when I would call to check with the DA’s office to find out what was going... Read more »
answered on Mar 28, 2021
Hire a local criminal defense attorney. They can probably search the records of the parish where the criminal charges are pending and answer your questions.
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