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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Minnesota on
Q: If someone is already incarcerated in another county can they give a guilty plea through the mail?
Jonathan Matthew Holson
Jonathan Matthew Holson answered on Dec 8, 2021

That procedure varies a bit from county to county, but is also dependent upon the severity of the charge. A guilty plea via a plea petition will not be accepted on a felony and may not be accepted on an enhanceable offense such as a DWI or a domestic assault. This person should get legal... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: Who can I have prove to the courts that a photo had been tampered with?

My brother is getting charged with Manufacture & delivery Enhanced first-degree felony for a controlled substance. His lawyer he paid for withdraw himself from the case. They said they have him on video selling to someone. They sent him two screenshots of the video and said they can't... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Legal Malpractice and Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: The complaint ( 7-1-2022); the indictment (11-1-2012); the Judgement sheet (7-1-2012); is this lawfully legal.

All three documents show different dates. How can I know exactly what charge was voted on by the grand jury? And was I given proper notice of the charge? Lastly, is this considered a fatal variance?

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for New Jersey on
Q: What do i do when a person lies about not threatening me and has 3 witnesses defending them

The person threatened my life and inturn i threatened hers, they had coworkers taking her side and lied to cops about her being scared for her life so i got arrested because they said that i said id kill her but her coworkers said that she didn't say that apparently.

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: I invited one dude to come to my house to fight but he invited two other dudes and they tried to jump me

In my property can I press charges against them for assault and the cops said I can’t arrested them because you invited them but I only invited one person

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Civil Rights for Georgia on
Q: My bf and I had the same 2 charges. He plead guilty and was convicted of both charges. They are now trying me. Can they?

It's a drug charge. He's currently in prison for the charges. I went to court this am. Offer was 3yrs and pay fine. I didn't accept it. DA said it's legal what their doing bc my bf didn't claim ownership even though he plead guilty. Does that even exist?!

Morris  Margulis
Morris Margulis answered on Dec 8, 2021

They can do this. It is called "joint possession". Here is a helpful summary of "possession" in the context of contraband:

"Possession of contraband may be actual or constructive. Moreover, joint constructive possession with another will sustain a conviction for...
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0 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights, Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and White Collar Crime for Maryland on
Q: can you file criminal charges against a police officer for false arrest - - false imprisonment

can you file criminal charges against a police officer for false arrest - - false imprisonment

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Divorce and Personal Injury for Alabama on
Q: is it a crime not to tell your mate you have HIV in the state of AL?

can you sue that person for not telling you

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Domestic Violence for Ohio on
Q: Can I be rearrested after a preliminary hearing in ohio? Judge released me on my own recognizance after bail was set.

I was arrested over the weekend for a M1 charge and a F3 charge in ohio. Went before the judge Monday. He set bail, but released me without me paying it. I have a preliminary for the F3, and a pre trial for the M1 on Thursday. I am going to court then no matter what, but I am not sure what to... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Civil Rights for California on
Q: What kind of attorney would I be looking to hire?

I was most recently got cahsed down by a boyfriend who hit my car. Now the other big issue is I have filed several police reports about this man and the Sheriff's have completely violated my rights by making excuses for him. After looking at all my police reports the Sheriffs left out very... Read more »

John Karas
John Karas answered on Dec 7, 2021

Hire an attorney to file a Civil Harassment Restraining Order on your behalf. A subpoena can be issued to obtain the casino surveillance tape to bolster your case.

If your BF caused damage to your car, submit a claim to your auto insurance carrier. If you have a deductible you had to pay...
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0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Alabama on
Q: What can you do when your bond is revoked, and you are not in jail?

what needs to be filed within 30 days after arrest? and can you file it if your bond has been revoked?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Illinois on
Q: What happens after 30 days of a jail holding you and you not getting transported to the original county?
Alexander Ivakhnenko
Alexander Ivakhnenko answered on Dec 7, 2021

The United States has two major legislative extradition provisions: Article IV of the Constitution and the Uniform Criminal Extradition Act. The Extradition Clause of the Constitution lists “felonies and other crimes”, but the Uniform Criminal Extradition Act sets forth an extradition procedure... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Florida on
Q: If paid via ins and then files charges claiming theft and reimbursement for what was paid out, is that fraud?

The person won and after the money was paid out, the insurance money was brought to light.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Juvenile Law for Kentucky on
Q: What's the punishment for a 13 year old being charged with disorderly conduct?

My son was with a group of kids that were flicking another kids hat at a school dance and it escalated into a physical fight. Even though my son was not involved with the actual physical fight he was seen touching the hat and picking it up when it hit the ground during the fight and walked away... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Dec 7, 2021

If he doesn’t have any record, the charge will likely be diverted and ultimately dismissed.

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Indiana on
Q: If I have a Class D Felony warrant from 2009 in Indiana; what can I do to fix this?

My mother claims I stole her check book but that is not the case. It is a she said/she said situation. The court date and case was sent to her apartment and I was never informed. At the time the charges were filed, I was already back living in Wisconsin. She never told me that she was accusing... Read more »

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