Q: Verbal warning for driving on revoked but apparently 11 days later there's actual charges on my record for this incident
How can I receive a verbal warning for driving on revoked and allowed to leave with my friend driving and find out 11 days after this traffic stop I have charges for driving on revoked and possession of paraphernalia a whole different charge that I have no clue about on me from that same traffic stop where I received the verbal warning how can they do that I have not even been informed of these new charges only saw them from trying to get a job requiring my background check
A: If your record shows that you are being charged with a crime, you want to take it serious and hire a criminal defense attorney to act on your behalf to ensure that your rights are preserved.
Justia Ask a Lawyer is a forum for consumers to get answers to basic legal questions. Any information sent through Justia Ask a Lawyer is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis only.
The use of this website to ask questions or receive answers does not create an attorney–client relationship between you and Justia, or between you and any attorney who receives your information or responds to your questions, nor is it intended to create such a relationship. Additionally, no responses on this forum constitute legal advice, which must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case. You should not act upon information provided in Justia Ask a Lawyer without seeking professional counsel from an attorney admitted or authorized to practice in your jurisdiction. Justia assumes no responsibility to any person who relies on information contained on or received through this site and disclaims all liability in respect to such information.
Justia cannot guarantee that the information on this website (including any legal information provided by an attorney through this service) is accurate, complete, or up-to-date. While we intend to make every attempt to keep the information on this site current, the owners of and contributors to this site make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to from this site.