emt's worked on my wife's eyes for half an hour and wanted to take her to the hospital. the cops wanted to arrest my wife and the assailant. its a tactic to not have to do any work. the racist hispanic cop took my id to run it (why?) he came back with a hostile attitude. I'm a felon,... View More
In your situation, where your wife was assaulted by a tenant and the responding law enforcement officers' actions were questionable, there are several steps you can take. First, it's important to document everything: the assault, the treatment your wife received from the EMTs, the...View More
Partner was detained 11/1/23. Warrant by grand jury quashed 9/22. Accident occured 1/21 & victim under influence, which caused accident. Partner was served w/warrant on 11/3/23 regarding felony 5 hit & run. Insurance paid out. Partner not aware of criminal charges until detainment. No... View More
I understand that there are exceptions to this argument such as domestic violence, theft, ect. But if a Traffic Enforcement camera is not a uniformed peace officer and the alleged crime is a civil or (misdemeanor) criminal traffic violation, would the defendant in such case argue its validity or... View More
Well back in 2021 my now ex sister in law went down to Mesa Superior Court and filed an order and protection on me and she put her 2 kids but she also put my son( 14 at the time) on the order of protection as well..
She went down to the court and gave false... View More
Brittany, it sounds like you're facing a challenging and complex legal situation. If you have been wrongfully arrested and are facing jail time for something you didn't do, it's crucial to take immediate legal action.
The first step should be to consult with a criminal...View More
SO, about 2 months ago i got arrested for "misconduct involving firearm" and "criminal trespassing". I was booked and released on OR and upon trying to retrieve my firearm from property&evidence was informed that my gun was held as evidence until case is resolved. I had... View More
Any time you are facing felony charges you should consult a lawyer. If you have 9 charges, chances are this is a very serious situation. If the police try to question you, ask for a lawyer and do not answer any questions.
All priors from years ago were non dangerous and non repeatable. I have two more felony charges from another dui and an aggravated assault because my foot pinned the police officers finger he said it had “slight redness” as he was putting me into the patrol car. I resisted arrest because he... View More
It likely means they had a conflict, so they withdrew from your case. Usually, this is not good or bad. Your attorney must withdraw if they discover a conflict (something like they represented one of the witnesses, co-defendants, or victims in the past)
I'm 3 days from my IPTC and despite the judges order that my attorney and I meet no later than 3 weeks after my last court date to discuss the case, I still cannot get my attorney to talk to me.what should I do?
Keep on trying to contact your attorney, try by phone and email. To put your mind at ease, your IPTC is an informal non-appearance hearing so no real stress that your attorney not contacting you, for now, for this hearing your attorney not contacting you isn't going to effect the outcome of...View More
it was alleged that i was in a fender bender in A company truck. the other party would like to contact our insurance and make a claim. when payday came my boss told me that i had to go convince this other party to take a money bribe and not call his insurance, well i did not do that so he kept my... View More
They only searched my bag and found meth I side and nothing else was searched and the vehicle was not towed nor impounded I was read right put I. Cuffs and was released was told. I'd have to appear in court in 3 months what should I do I have a fingerprint card I don't waNt to loose... View More
If you, as the defendant, are unable to reach your attorney, you should document all attempts you've made to contact them. It's important to act promptly by notifying the court of your efforts and the lack of response from your attorney. You may do this by filing a motion with the court...View More
In Arizona, being found with marijuana in a commercial vehicle is a serious offense that could lead to criminal charges and affect your commercial driver's license. If you and your boss are asserting that the marijuana wasn't yours, gathering evidence to support your claim will be...View More
You probably need to get it tested. Then once you find out it is meth, you need to ask him to submit to a drug test. If it's positive, you could use that as a reason to get temporary emergency custody (i.e., legal decision-making and parenting time) over the children.
The only signature that's legit is my mom's 1 signature. And the 2 disinterested witnesses signatures are done by the same person. Who happens to be my sister in laws best friend. And I've never seen a notary that has handwriting like a child's. And all of the initials are not... View More
If you have genuine concerns about the authenticity of a power of attorney, particularly one with handwritten and initialed changes, you should decline to accept it and request a clean version whose authenticity you don’t question.
It is not illegal. We have free speech in this country. However, while prison guards have certain leeway in how they interact with inmates, they are still bound by professional standards and codes of conduct. Labeling an inmate as a "snitch" can pose serious safety risks for the inmate,...View More
this happened a week ago 09/08/2023 and I have not received a follow up about the situation, not report has been asked for me to file at work and I've just been told nothing can be done because he already quit. I don't feel like anything has been done about the station and an employee for... View More
Good morning, sorry to hear about the situation at work and at least the person who was harassing you is gone. I'm a workers' compensation attorney and this question should be answered by an employment lawyer. You might want to try reposting your inquiry and limit it to employment and...View More
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