He was arrested for first degree assault, I called the cops for help..I'm being charged in return with 2nd degree assault because right before I passed out from strangulation I reached up and scratched his face to get him to stop. I never would have called for help if I new it would just come... View More
You will need to appear for the charges against you or a warrant will be issued for your arrest. You should have an attorney representing you. You should either retain private counsel or go to the Public Defender.
Your attorney can advise you of the best way to proceed which may mean...View More
Me and co defendant were ordered to pay restitution jointly and severly. The co defendant paid the restitution and received credit for the payment. If it was jointly and severly with co defendant don’t we both get credit for the restitution and if so how does the co defendant get credit for the... View More
In a situation where restitution is ordered jointly and severally, if one co-defendant pays the entire amount, it usually satisfies the obligation for all parties involved. This means that if your co-defendant has paid the full restitution, legally, the debt is considered paid for both of you....View More
I was given 3 years probation on a PBJ of march 2023 some people say wait a year some say wait 1.5 years. I have been in compliance with probation and my only condition of probation. I am in college, I have completed other programs not court ordered, I have letters of recommendations from family... View More
So yesterday I was cleaning out my truck and I guess I dropped papers and threw my cigarette and the papers caught fire I put the fire out in a parking lot nothing was damaged that’s the only thing I can think of is why the cop wants to talk to me can he criminally charge me? I have his phone... View More
In the United States, the right to peaceful protest is protected under the First Amendment.
However, this right is subject to certain restrictions to ensure public safety and order. Local laws may require permits for large gatherings or the use of public spaces like streets or parks....View More
Of course only legally speaking. If I was just an observer of a traffic stop in progress involving someone else, how close can I get the the car stopped or the officer doing the stop? Can I position myself behind the officer? Can I interact with the driver or passengers, specifically to give... View More
You cannot position yourself right behind the officer or the officer may feel you pose a danger. You cannot interfere with the stop or arrest. You can film it since you are in a public place. You should not be interacting with the driver or passengers. You must obey a lawful command of the police...View More
They came and knocked on my door but i didn't answer. I was told by a neighbor that another neighbor that doesn't like me told the police or dnr that i have a monkey. But now I'm scared to sleep bc in scared they are gonna raid my house n i have really bad anxity and ptsd. I... View More
Hello, I made a stupid decision. I opened an m&t checking and savings account last month on the 18th. A few days ago, I downloaded bet mgm (an online gambling site) and placed a few bets. I had just gotten paid 1,000 from my current job.. So I bet with that money and ended up with $1500. So... View More
You should stop posting information online since you have admitted to a crime. You could be charged with fraud and theft. I would not speak further with anyone about this case. You should retain counsel if you are charged.
Yes. You will not be able to use the result of the criminal case to prove your claims, but you can order the transcript of his plea of guilty and use that to prove his admission to committing the crime (assault? Theft?) against you.
I have emailed the supreme courts and administration of hearings also and they told me to ask MSP and MSP told me to ask a lawyer I explained to them it would be locked in a safe, I would only have a key and combination to the safe he would not have access to it I have rights this violates my 2nd... View More
Your husband cannot own or “possess” a firearm. Possession encompasses “constructive possession,” which means the firearm is accessible to him. Any gun n the house he dwells in is close enough to be accessible.
“But my wife is the only one with a key or combination to the gun...View More
I was on vacation out of state and a family member realized her things were rummaged through when we came back from an event and items were missing. I noticed my medication and money was gone the next day when I went to take them. This happened in South Carolina and I live in Baltimore. The hotel... View More
The simple answer to the question of whether you can sue the hotel is "yes." However your need an attorney admitted to practice in SC and evidence that the hotel's staff was negligent in some manner. Presumably, the doors to the rooms lock automatically upon exiting the room so...View More
Incarcerated when MVA suspended my license, and they suspended it for failure to take driving improvement program, which was during COVID. Can I get out of this one? I mean clearly I got released from prison and started driving, but I honestly didn't know it was suspended
Do the driver improvement program now and get your license reinstated. You should retain counsel to represent you since the offense carries possible jail time and the VOP also could lead to jail time. If you get your license reinstated, there is a good chance an attorney can keep you out of jail.
Car was impounded during an arrest when there was no probable cause for the arrest or for the way that the police blitz attacked the vehicle while it was sitting still at a red light. After arresting the occupants o the vehicle the officers obtained a warrant to search the vehicle and found some... View More
Possibly. More likely to suppress the evidence if the car belonged to the young man than if he was a mere passenger. It depends on more facts than you’ve provided, and the inference that all passengers in car equally possessed the evidence found in it is a potentially very weak one—also partly...View More
If you received a stet, nolle prossequi, or probation before judgment, it can be expunged. If you were convicted, an attorney would have to review the exact charge to see if it is eligible for expungement. Only certain convictions are eligible. You speak to an attorney.
Yes, these charges can generally now be expunged. There are some variables, as old Article 27, Section 286A, 286B and 286C are all different from Section 286 (without a capital letter attached). Former Article 27, Section 286 has been recodified under Criminal Code 5-602. Both a misdemeanor...View More
A young man is being wrongfully charged with several serious charges which he is definitely not guilty of. The initial arrest was without warrant and lacked sufficient probable cause for the arrest. Now prosecutors are using evidence that is not related to the case, but could be made to seem like... View More
The young man’s lawyer should decide on whether a bill of particulars is necessary or appropriate. Once discovery (evidence) from the prosecutor’s case is provided, it can be reviewed and then a bill of particulars drafted to address the gaps in the State’s case.
So I was given 3 years probation plead guilty but was given a PBJ I want to close my probation early my only conditions are comply with mental health which I have been doing but I have been doing other classes also have certificates , enrolled in college, no issues on probation my probation isn’t... View More
You can always file a motion requesting that the judge terminate probation early or even request an early expungement of your criminal record. However, whether the timing and reasons in support of your request are sufficient or appropriate at this time would require more evaluation. Discuss this...View More
Your best bet is to hire an attorney to file a motion to recall the warrant. If the motion is granted, the warrant will be quashed and your case will be set for trial. The attorney can then represent you at trial.
Your option is to turn yourself in while ready to pay the $1,000.00 bond or...View More
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