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Q: If I report my employer for white collar crime, can I be granted immunity?
Candace Alynn Hill Duvernay
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Candace Alynn Hill Duvernay
answered on Apr 12, 2022

Immunity is up to the prosecuting agency. Depending on your level of involvement, immunity may be offered to you, but be careful of the terms.

1 Answer | Asked in Appeals / Appellate Law, Federal Crimes and White Collar Crime for Georgia on
Q: Federal criminal court. What is the process after a vacate and resentencing has been ordered by the appellate court?

How long does this process take the district court to do this? Is the psr always redone

Joseph Abrams
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Joseph Abrams
answered on Mar 10, 2022

It all depends on why the resentencing was ordered. If it has to do with information in the PSR, such as guideline calculations, then the PSR will be revised accordingly, although the presentence investigation is not redone in its entirety.

- Law Office of Joseph Abrams, Anaheim, CA

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and White Collar Crime for Georgia on
Q: In Georgia, under OCGA 42-8-38, does Probation begin when a motion challenging the Probationary Sentence is pending?

After servicing the imprisonment portion of the sentence and never reported?

Morris  Margulis
Morris Margulis
answered on Dec 15, 2021

A pending motion to modify a criminal sentence (whether in custody or on probation) will not automatically pause that sentence.

You can ask for a supersedeas bond to relieve you of your probation obligations while your motion is pending, but absent relatively extreme circumstances, you are...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Business Law and White Collar Crime for Georgia on
Q: Is it legal for A to sign B's name (in A's handwriting) on a legally significant document & without permission from B?

Later, B is held accountable for the accounting errors in the letter, even though A crafted and signed, and sent the letter without B's permission or knowledge.

Is the significance of the offense increased if this behavior is repeated over and over without permission or knowledge of B?

Joseph Abrams
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Joseph Abrams
answered on Sep 17, 2021

What you describe would be considered forgery in most jurisdictions, which often can be filed as either a misdemeanor or felony. Yes, generally speaking, repeated conduct can result in additional counts and/or be considered an aggravating sentencing factor.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury, Federal Crimes and White Collar Crime for Georgia on
Q: I am being harassed via a drone, I need to find a lawyer in Georgia.

I have evidence and research on my own as well as PI research that advised that my underage child and I were being stalked via a drone. My findings and the PI findings were that I was being stalked for illegal medical research by a clinician girlfriend of a man I worked with. This doctor is an... Read more »

Seth Meyerson
Seth Meyerson
answered on Sep 27, 2020

What was the result of your police contact? What is PI research? What is the nature of medical research?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and White Collar Crime for Georgia on
Q: How do I ask for a plea bargain?

I was charged with trafficking access devices and having equipment to make access devices. I have no prior criminal background. This case has 20 points federally before my plea of guiltily.

Priscilla T. Upshaw
Priscilla T. Upshaw
answered on Apr 17, 2020

The District Attorney and Defense Attorney are the ones who negotiate plea bargains. It is best to have your attorney broker any plea agreements.

We are glad to assist you. Contact us whenever you are ready.

I wish you well.

-The Upshaw Law Firm, (770) 240-0922.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and White Collar Crime for Georgia on
Q: Being charged with forgery and theft by taken but I did not commit these crimes warrant has been out for over a year

There’s some name as witness but I’ve never heard of this man before in my life needless to say I’m clueless of the charges against me I’ve been an electrician for 17 years fully employed I have no criminal history outside of traffic violations

Priscilla T. Upshaw
Priscilla T. Upshaw
answered on Feb 17, 2020

It is best to contact an attorney as soon as possible. You want to address these charges.

We are glad to assist you. Contact us whenever you are ready.

I wish you well.

-The Upshaw Law Firm, (770) 240-0922.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and White Collar Crime for Georgia on
Q: What happens if you fail to appear in court for aggravated assault and criminal trespass

My boyfriend got arrested in a traffic stop for warrants

David Edward Boyle
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David Edward Boyle
answered on Oct 25, 2018

If you fail to appear the Court will issue a bench warrant and forfeit your bond.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Identity Theft and White Collar Crime for Georgia on
Q: Can a person be charged with forgery of a financial credit card if they never used it

The person was in possession of 19 so called fraudulent credit cards but never used them

David Edward Boyle
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David Edward Boyle
answered on Aug 7, 2018

Possession of a forged card is a crime if there was intent to defraud someone. The use of the card is an additional crime of financial transaction card fraud, also a felony.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Litigation, Small Claims and White Collar Crime for Georgia on
Q: Someone stole my personal property worth atleaar $3000 actually more and tried to get police involved no help

No help from law because thief is a rat for police. Property was one bedroom home my disabled husband built after his mother gave it to him when his father passed away, and we moved to property and built and we know who stole it and where it is currently located but police won't do anything.... Read more »

David Edward Boyle
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David Edward Boyle
answered on Aug 1, 2018

If somebody stole from you file a police report and/or file a civil lawsuit against the person.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and White Collar Crime for Georgia on
Q: Is it realistic to think straight probation at 33, with no criminal record at all; facing theft by taking of 98,000.00?

He has steady income and living situation and have had this for years. They coach their kids baseball and football teams. Have a wife and 4 boys. He cooperated with the detective and is out on Bond. Since November 11 17 and is yet to be indicted. He knows he will have to pay it back. Is it a dream... Read more »

Forrest Clinton Barbour
Forrest Clinton Barbour
answered on Mar 29, 2018

It is going to be incredibly tough unless he can come up with some serious amount to pay back up front. If he doesn't have an attorney, he needs one.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and White Collar Crime for Georgia on
Q: If I have a warrant for my arrest after making a police report that they said is false what should I do?

The report was true and warrant unjustified.

Robbie Levin
Robbie Levin
answered on Jun 27, 2017

You should hire a lawyer. If you do nothing, you will eventually be arrested on the outstanding warrant.

www.LevinLawyerGa.com

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and White Collar Crime for Georgia on
Q: What's other remedy are available for a criminal defendants immediately after direct appeals, is there time limit

What's the next line of action if a direct appeal is denied and is motion for reconsideration and remodification/ reducetion of sentence possible after direct appeals is denied

William C. Head
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William C. Head
answered on Apr 1, 2017

If at the Court of Appeals, 10 days to file notice of seeking certiorari to the Georgia Supreme Court.

Possible other path to federal court, but too complicated and rare to discuss, and is limited to some special, federal issues.

As far as altering a sentence after remittitur to the...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Appeals / Appellate Law and White Collar Crime for Georgia on
Q: Can I get a statistic of people charge with a similar crime and sentence within my jurisdiction pls advise
William C. Head
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William C. Head
answered on Aug 15, 2017

Yes, from an analysis of other similar cases, from the Clerk of Court. Some are fully automated, and some are not.

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Q: I got hacked in a game and i know who it is can i accuse him? I have sufficet proof shuch as ip addresses and pictues
Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot
answered on Oct 26, 2015

This question has remained unanswered on this forum for about two years. I hope you have found an answer by now. You have not indicated much here, there are not enough facts given. But if you think a crime was committed, you report it to the police.

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