I am not sure what you are asking. If you are charged with driving a vehicle under the influence of TCH (marijuana) then the level does not matter. However if you are charged with possession of marijuana, the amount becomes very important. If it is 30 grams or less, the charge is a misdemeanor....View More
The answer depends on the charge. Under Indiana law, generally the state has 5 years for B, C, and D felonies and 2 years for misdemeanors. There are a few deviations for certain situations. These can be found in Indiana Code 35-41-4-2.
Cps was told i went to jail for fighting in front of the kids. They took my children from my mom two days later after i was incarcerated. i took a plea to get my children back and keep them. Could i get back into court eventhough i too the pla and am on active probation?
From your post, I am not sure what you mean when you say "put it in a law suit." A plea agreement can be admitted as an admission in a civil suit, which won't be good for you because you admitted guilt. It is also very unlikely that you will be able to get the plea agreement...View More
A prosecutor may issue a subpoena requiring a person to give testimony. If the person ignores the subpoena, the prosecutor may bring the matter before the court and ask that the witness be held in contempt. Rather than just ignoring a subpoena, the best practice is to try to have an attorney...View More
If you and your son qualify, you may be entitled to a public defender. The Court will make that determination and assign one if appropriate. Another option might be if there is a free legal aid clinic. You can check with the local bar association and/or the clerk of the Court for phone numbers.
Generally a strong armed robbery takes place when a person uses physical force (without a weapon) to take somebody's property. The force may be as simple as pushing. An armed robbery involves a weapon of some sort.
Often times the prosecutor will take all of the facts, including a clean record, in to account when negotiating a plea. You need to retain a lawyer to attempt to negotiate on your behalf. Possible punishment for a guilty plea ranges from probation to jail time and/or a fine.
This is likely governed by a local ordinance. Given that every municipality is different, there is no easy answer. You will have to check with the local authority. A permit may also be required depending on the local ordinance.
Unless a judgment is satisfied or discharged in bankruptcy, you are responsible. The owner of the judgment may place a lien on certain property and/or have wages garnished until the judgment is satisfied.
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