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Q: Why can a person be charged with a class 5 felony for firing a handgun in his house when no other persons are present?

The handgun was fired up into the ceiling and did not exit the house. The person charged may have been drinking alcohol prior. There may have been an argument with the mother of his child prior. The mother and child were outside the house. Is the arrest a violation of his second amendment rights?

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Q: My brother cased and hit my brother, my 15 year old and cops did nothing

My brother in his truck pulls up at my dad's business beside my other brother, my 15 year old son and his 16 year old friend on a utv and screams "I'm gonna kill you" they say nothing immediately pull off, leave and he chases them down the road a ways Until he catches up and... View More

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Q: My brother cased and hit my brother, my 15 year old and cops did nothing

My brother in his truck pulls up at my dad's business beside my other brother, my 15 year old son and his 16 year old friend on a utv and screams "I'm gonna kill you" they say nothing immediately pull off, leave and he chases them down the road a ways Until he catches up and... View More

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Q: Can you be charged for leaving a gun accessible to a mentally unstable teenager if they commit suicide?

She was depressed, on meds, had asbergers, counseling, cutting. He taught her how to use and shoot a gun.

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Q: I got charged with a misdemeanor paraphernalia. They courts are putting another person with the same name who has pend..

Pending charges as my charges when they are not. What should I do at staus wait for my lawyer or correct the mistake at court prior to at a staus hearing

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Q: If things are laying on the ground near a donation box the donation box is not full, are the things on the ground consid

When does it become donated compared to discarded or abandoned

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Q: I currently got a DWI it's my first one ever I have a rap sheet kind of in the past we're getting felonies

I have a public defender Amy brauman right now at Hendricks county and she's trying to send me to prison she doesn't care about my well being in that I was sober for a year and 6 months had my son back had my car had a driver's license finally employment completed probation in the... View More

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Q: Traffic stop drug dog hit found nothing in vehicle or purse. Detained female officer arrived searched me Violate rights?

Charged with DUI and possession. Field tests completed after drugs found in my pocket and already handcuffed. I was unhand-cuffed and given sobriety tests to be told I failed. Officer miss counted steps and video proves I didn’t fail. What cons and pros? Can I file a motion to suppress evidence?

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Q: invasion of privacy no contact order that happen on the 11/01 but no contact order wasn't in place til 11/13

Can I be charged with invasion of privacy no contact order that happen on the 11/01 but no contact order wasn't in place til 11/13 can I get this case toss out no matter the evidence they have cause its prior before that no contact order was in place

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Q: If my abuser is going to trial on his domestic violence charges then do I still have to testify
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answered on May 2, 2024

That will be up to the individuals prosecuting the case. If you are the only victim, then yes there is a great likelihood that they will want to call you to testify as a witness at trial. If you are asking whether you "HAVE TO" testify, even if you do not want to testify, the prosecutor... View More

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Q: I hired a company to do pest control. The tech they sent to my house stole my wallet. I have it on camera.

I hired a company to do pest control. The tech they sent to my house stole my wallet. I have it on camera. I called the company, who told me he was on probation and I filed a report with the name they gave me. I know most reports don’t even get looked into but since he’s on probation will his... View More

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answered on May 4, 2024

You should make sure that you file an actual police report. Except in the most unusual of circumstances, his Probation Officer will be notified or find out.

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