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Q: I've been convicted under my maiden name even though I caught my charges after my name was legally changed.

I had my name legally changed in February 2019, and I didn't catch my first charge until July 2019. My last name is Franklin and I've been convicted under Maxwell. Is there anything I can do about this?

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Q: 17 w 2 misdemeanor charges separate times and have a yr of probation never failed drug test accepted to college etc

Will I get off probation early I’ve done everything they have asked good grades honor society no trouble at school

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Q: Can i be arrested because of a text message saying i stole something?

a guy i used to be friends with told someone else we know i sold him property i stole from them and he has text messages saying so. Can i be arrested soley on this premise?

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Q: Can i be arrested over a text message saying i stole something?

a guy i used to be friends with told someone else we know i stole property from them and sold it to him and he has text messages saying so. Can i be arrested soley on this premise?

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Q: In Birmingham, AL, is it illegal to wear small flashing red/blue lights on a reflective vest walking my dog at night?

I walk my dog at night after work. My dog has a green glowing collar around her neck and flashing red bicycle lights on her harness. I wear a reflective vest and flashing bicycle lights on the vest. This does not appear to slow down drivers.

No one obeys the speed limit in our... Read more »

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Q: Not enough spaces to let me tell the story

My daughter was basically giving to me through false allegations from her real mother . Saying she was molesting her younger siblings …lies they spewed and I only got her back is because they said they couldn’t allot that around their new born children and that in itself has caused my daughter... Read more »

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Q: Once charges are expunged can a DHR report stating what made the charges happen still be brought into a case?

Rape charges were placed on an individual and they all started with a report to DHR. here we are many years later and the guilty party was able to get the charges expunged from his record. If a child custody battle were in place would the DHR report still be able to be used as evidence that the... Read more »

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Q: Ok my husband is in jail for pleading guilty to 2 cases that his lawyer never gave him any chance of winning. Instead of

Instead of letting the judge see who he really was and how much of a helpful caregiver for his elderly grandma and his wife that has cancer and also newly expecting

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Q: In Alabama can you be arrested in Jefferson county for a felony but be charged in St. Clair? I live in Jefferson were I

Was arrested my parents live across the street in St Clair county and I'm being charged in St Clair.

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Q: If arrested on probation violation, released on a cash only bond, appear in court for violation; do you get bond $ back?

At court appearance, defendant was found guilty & original ruling was "reset"..2 yrs probation. Does the court keep cash bond that was paid until the end of probation? I thought bond was an assurance of court appearance, not an "assurance" that you would complete the... Read more »

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Q: Does the habitual offender law in the state of Alabama mean you you will get sentenced to life for non violent crimes?

If u have 3 class a felonies that are non violent, does the judge have to sentence you to life or life without parole?

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Q: Is it abuse to grab a child by the neck in Alabama

4 years ago when I was at home with my stepmother who was 43 back then I nearly fell down the stairs and my stepmother grabbed my neck and pulled me up I was in pain and told her to stop she said she was sorry that she gutted and that she tried to save me is it abuse

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Q: A relative of mine's house is being watched for drugs. My name is on the list of people who came by

What does that mean I'm being watched or will they press charges against me for being at a house where there's drugs being sold even if it's a family member

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