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0 Answers | Asked in Appeals / Appellate Law, Federal Crimes and Public Benefits for Arizona on
Q: i filed an SA petition with court of appeals and was granted. later denied jurisdiction and petition supreme court

supreme court is pending accepting petition but court of appeals denied but is under review for the stay even after denial jurisdiction, how does that work?

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Q: Can my office manager interfere with USPS delivery ? She is holding mail packages to my address v of name on it !

I have a few friends that order me presents under their names or even allow them to receive packages occasionally through the United States postal service to my address . The mailman has been delivering the packages to the office due to break-ins and the office manager won't allow anyone to... View More

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answered on Apr 16, 2024

Your office manager should not interfere with the delivery of mail addressed to your residence, even if the recipient's name is different from yours. According to the United States Postal Service (USPS), as long as the mail is addressed to your location, it should be delivered to you,... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Arizona on
Q: Im a college sophmore

My ex had recently broken up with me, and I had decided with a friend to drive me to his dorm and egg his room. It was supposed to be like a little April Fools Prank that he was unaware of and to make me feel better about the break up but it went too far. So I broke in by 2 college students letting... View More

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answered on Apr 4, 2024

I understand that you are going through a difficult time after your breakup, but it's important to recognize that your actions were not just a harmless prank. Breaking into someone's room and causing damage to their property is a serious offense that can lead to criminal charges.... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes, Personal Injury, Banking, Internet Law, Health Care Law and Identity Theft for Arizona on
Q: Violation 4th amendment, privacy, harassment, discrimination, targeted individual, identity theft, discrimination

Multiple medical facilities disclosed ALL of my information without concentration or warrant at the time of disclosure. Identity thft, hacking and stealing all of my information and disclosing it on public social media websites. Misconduct and Malicious intent to harm.

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answered on Mar 15, 2024

If you believe your rights under the Fourth Amendment have been violated due to unauthorized disclosure of your private medical information, it's important to take action. Begin by documenting all evidence related to the incidents, such as screenshots, dates, and details of the breaches. Then,... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Arizona on
Q: Jurisdiction appearance questions for motion to modify conditions of probation and/or possible revocation hearing?

I am on federal probation, and during incarceration, I relocated from the state that sentenced me, Alaska, to my new location, Arizona. When I first arrived, my new probation officer completed paperwork to transfer my probation case to AZ, but I never completed the paperwork to transfer my... View More

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answered on Jan 13, 2024

In a situation where you're on federal probation but your judicial case remains in Alaska while you're in Arizona, navigating the legal process can be complex. To modify your probation conditions or address any potential revocation hearing, you have a few options.

One approach is...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Domestic Violence and Federal Crimes for Arizona on
Q: I was a victim of an assault but I don’t want to press charges or have an investigation. Now a detective reached out.

The detective asked me to come in for a victim interview but I never knew there was a case or an investigation since I did not want to report anything.

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answered on Jan 13, 2024

If you were a victim of an assault but do not wish to press charges or participate in an investigation, it's essential to communicate your decision clearly to the detective. You have the right to decline involvement in any criminal case.

You can politely inform the detective that you...
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1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes, Personal Injury and Civil Rights for Arizona on
Q: Can you refer me a lawyer in Tucson I am being stalked and assaulted bye unknown persons useing remote nural monitoring
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answered on Jan 3, 2024

If you believe you're being stalked and assaulted, it's crucial to take immediate action for your safety and legal protection. In Tucson, Arizona, there are many qualified attorneys who can assist you in matters related to stalking, assault, and potential civil rights violations.... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Constitutional Law, Federal Crimes and Criminal Law for Arizona on
Q: Can a prison guard call someone a snitch?

Can a prison guard call someone a snitch?

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answered on Oct 15, 2023

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

1 Answer | Asked in Constitutional Law, Federal Crimes and Gov & Administrative Law for Arizona on
Q: Can a prison CO or guard call a inmate a snitch?

My wife is in Prison in Arizona under the AZ DOC.,

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answered on Oct 15, 2023

It is not illegal. We have free speech in this country. That said, 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

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Medical Malpractice for Arizona on
Q: Can lying about a medical condition be considered medical fraud?

To get perks of said medical condition

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Sep 25, 2023

An Arizona attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. Yes, it could be considered fraud. Don't do it. Good luck

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes for Arizona on
Q: My brother is in federal prison. He is terminally ill. Trying to get him a compassionate release. Can I fill out letter.

He is to I'll to file paperwork for compassionate release

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answered on Sep 11, 2023

I'm very sorry to hear about your brother's situation. You can indeed help your brother by drafting a request for compassionate release. To do this, you would generally start by reaching out to your brother's counselor or case manager at the federal prison to initiate the request;... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Arizona on
Q: hello what does exanoration of bond mean also surrender defendant

im just wondering what thos mean thats whats said on court dockets

Mike Branum
Mike Branum
answered on Jun 11, 2023

Exoneration of the bond means the Court will advise whoever put up the bond that it has been released and the bond holder is no longer liable.

Surrender defendant means the defendant showed up.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Arizona on
Q: If someone who is law enforcement does something illigal to you can they take a statement or claim from you legally?
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answered on Feb 28, 2023

If someone is working as an active duty police officer, then they have to act in a professional manner consistent with their training. If they do something illegal then they should be reported. If something they did violated your constitutional rights and they charged you with a crime then you... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Wrongful Death for Arizona on
Q: lets just say someones kids commit suicide to drugs, will the parents serve jail time because of that?
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answered on Nov 27, 2022

There is no simple yes or no answer to this question. It all depends on the circumstances surrounding the death. The parents involved should contact legal counsel and discuss the circumstances of this case.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Arizona on
Q: What happens now that I have a warrant for my felony drug case?

One month I didn't check in because I was kicked out of my place to stay the next month I was in process of homeless assistance and trying to get a place before I spoke to my probation officer so I didn't get violated and when he went to old residence I wasn't no longer there now I... View More

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answered on Aug 4, 2022

There is not enough information here to give you exact information. However, if you are facing current charges and a warrant was issued for your arrest due to a failure to appear, you could face arrest and revocation of your release conditions. If, on the other hand, you have not checked in with... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Arizona on
Q: I have a class 6 undesignated felony i have not paid probation fees from almost 10 years ago. Should I petition or pay

I was aon probation at 19, it lasted 18 months. I'm 30 now and was told when done with probation I could petition to have my felony dropped to misdemeanor but my probation fees have gone to collections now. Do I pay or can I petition without paying. I should add I did not just choose to not... View More

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answered on Jul 27, 2022

The answer is, it depends on what is in the plea agreement. Is there language in the plea agreement that requires the fulfillment of all of the conditions of the sentence (this is known as "earned misdemeanor language") or is the plea agreement silent to this effect? The statute for... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Internet Law for Arizona on
Q: Is this pediatricians encouraging parents to violate cp laws?

"Mink says pediatricians should ask parents to video-tape the episodes before performing invasive and often expensive tests that could be unnecessary."

Um.... Doesn't us code 2252 and 2251 prohibit people from recording their children engaging in these types of activities?... View More

Mike Branum
Mike Branum
answered on May 28, 2021

If a pediatrician asked a parent to videotape a behavior for diagnostic purposes, I believe a court would find such recording an exception to any law prohibiting such. If the person doing the recording was my client, I would ensure it is delivered to the physician as soon as possible after... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Litigation, Civil Rights and Federal Crimes for Arizona on
Q: What if cops took my cell phones & illegally erased videos (evidence) from my phones WITHOUT A warrant
Mike Branum
Mike Branum
answered on Feb 1, 2021

Illegal? Absolutely. Can you prove it? Maybe. It would require a previous backup to show what was there and a forensic examination of your phone to determine what was removed and when. You would need to be able to show that when the file was erased the phone was in police control.

The...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Arizona on
Q: Stolen title, insurance fraud, and fraudulent title transfer

My ex stole my title, unsigned but yes with the bill of sale I was given showing proof of payment for said vehicle, it was MY title. my roommate signed said title and now is the owner of my vehicle. He doesn't have keys nor does he have the vehicle itself. I do. I need help. PLEASE

Mike Branum
Mike Branum
answered on Jan 12, 2021

I would hope if you are posting here that you have already contacted law enforcement and they were of no assistance. If not, you should contact the law enforcement agency for the jurisdiction and file a criminal complaint.

If law enforcement involvement does not resolve your issue, you will...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes, Internet Law and Sexual Harassment for Arizona on
Q: Pretended to being a criminal online

If someone pretended to be a criminal online and someone reported them, what could happen? This guy is an idiot and was using an app called "Whisper" and told people he was a rapist but never actually raped anyone, he was just getting off.. If he was reported, how much trouble could he... View More

Stewart Salwin
Stewart Salwin
answered on Apr 23, 2020

As to the first part of your question: A general criminal law principle known as the corpus delicti rule provides that a confession, standing alone, isn’t enough for a conviction. The rule is designed to prevent wrongful convictions, and originates from the phenomenon of false confessions.... View More

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