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Q: What will go on at court for suspension of probation? are my chances of being put on probation without a lawyer high?

I have a court date May 27th, and this is my first time being on probation and also my first time having it suspended.

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Public Benefits for Missouri on
Q: I am being denied snap benefits because I plead guilty to possession of controlled substance I completed treatment 2004

I Was approved for expedited snap. I received a partial snap benefit because I am without income due to diabetes with complications. Now the snap office wants a drug test to continue my benefits and I havent the funds to pay 160.00 for a drug test. I am a honorably discharged army sergeant and have... Read more »

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Q: I am being denied snap benefits because I plead guilty to possession of controlled substance I completed treatment 2004

I Was approved for expedited snap. I received a partial snap benefit because I am without income due to diabetes with complications. Now the snap office wants a drug test to continue my benefits and I havent the funds to pay 160.00 for a drug test. I am a honorably discharged army sergeant and have... Read more »

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Q: How long will my boyfriend serve in Federal Prison sentenced 12 years for non-violent crime using RDAP, Good Time, etc.?

He was sentence 144 months in the state of kentucky with a prior drug charge. Placed in Lowest prison due to not being violent or having violent hisotry. Qualified for RDAP. I read articles on good time and earned credit. I also read the 85%. Just trying to get an idea from someone credited.

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Q: In Missouri Can I refuse to testify against my son on felony theft charges if I have received a subpoena to testify?

Charges are a result of a complaint I filed with the police on 3-7-22. He drained my checking acct and took my phone. (Approx $1200) The PA filed felony theft charges as a result of that complaint. I later asked for the charges to be dropped but the PA refused. My son was on Meth at the time.... Read more »

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Q: Three city ordinance tickets in Independence, Missouri. Where can I get pro bono representation?

publicdefenders.mo.gov does not provide representation in ordinance tickets. I cann ot afford private counsel.

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Q: Can a lawyer accept money from fans of there client to help with there defense?? Blogger collecting money from subscribe

The blogger is on you tube and sending checks to lawyer for there client is this leagal

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Domestic Violence for Missouri on
Q: I was an eye witness in a case that I previously denied knowing anything about, due to defendant forcing me to lie by

Using threats to kill me and my children. I want to make it right and tell the truth to help the prosecutor in his case but I have a failure to appear warrant. What should I do? I would also like to press charges, as he tried to kill my children and I with a butcher knife. This whole incident... Read more »

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Q: Is there a possibility to get off lifetime supervised release? After mandatory therapy must I wait10 more years?

I am close to the end of mandatory therapy. I have been out of incarceration since 10/2016. Informed I would have to wait another 10 years after therapy graduation. I would be close to 70 years old.

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Q: My daughter is 20 years old and got consecutive sentencecan that be changed somehow dhe looking at 17 years

She was on prob in one county and caught a charge in another county a d felony and got consec.sentence with out knowing what other was gonna do

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Q: Bond revoked cash only bond has never had anyone to represent me wrongful probation violations from probation officer

Suspension of running probation do not know what it means need help have kids job etc

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Q: Can police take my gun if found in my car after I was shot at while driving?

I went to police station right after it happened. My gun was not used and it's registered in my name

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Personal Injury for Missouri on
Q: My daughter is a victim of sexual assault and our identity is plastered all over casenet.

Statue 566.226 states our Identity is not suppose to be public records,

Our address to our home as well as my daughter school, as well as My name ( her Mother) all over case net

Ronald J. Eisenberg
Ronald J. Eisenberg answered on Apr 20, 2022

That’s terrible. Hire an attorney to seek to have that information not appear on Casenet. I don’t know why a judge would not grant a motion to seal or raise the security level of such filings.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Cannabis & Marijuana Law for Missouri on
Q: I'm in the process of getting my medical marijuana card. Can I still possess and own a fireaem if I get my medical card

I know I won't be able to purchase a firearm if the seller does a federal background check. If I do get my card, would I have to turn my firearms over?

David Casey
David Casey answered on Apr 13, 2022

As of now, one who has a medical marijuana card in Missouri cannot purchase or own a firearm. This is not due to Missouri law, but rather the fact that cannabis is still federally classified a controlled substance This is a quickly-changing area of the law as there is pending federal legislation... Read more »

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Q: How can I be charged with unlawful possession of a firearm not being a felon and not committing a felony.

Wasn't arrested or detained out even questioned about it.

David Casey
David Casey answered on Apr 13, 2022

There’s no way to know without seeing all of the evidence that is in the possession of the state. You have a right to something called discovery - this is the formal name for the process by which the parties to a legal proceeding gather facts and information in possession of the other party. In... Read more »

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Q: How would someone get out of tampering with a motor vehicle when they didn't do it.

In Marshfield,MO

Steve D. Hardin
Steve D. Hardin answered on Mar 28, 2022

Honestly the best way to avoid a criminal conviction for any charge is to hire an experienced criminal defense attorney.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Missouri on
Q: I'm being wrongfully charged of a crime I didn't commit it's wrong place wrong time situation and it's going to undo

Everything I have done and thousands I've spent to keep them safe if I take q plea deal that takes my kids from me if I take it to trial I'm looking at 10+ years over literally nothing I have done

Ronald J. Eisenberg
Ronald J. Eisenberg answered on Mar 13, 2022

You didn’t state whether you are represented by counsel. If so, rely on your counsel’s advice. There’s no way for a stranger to the situation to give you advice on such an important decision.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Criminal Law, Family Law and Libel & Slander for Missouri on
Q: Should this be small claims, which state to file if so?

I will do my best to keep this brief yet concise. I have primary residential custody of 4 children who were the product of a previous marriage. I remarried and we live in Jackson County MO.The divorce and custody agreement were filed in Leavenworth County KS. There is an open child abuse... Read more »

Ronald J. Eisenberg
Ronald J. Eisenberg answered on Jan 18, 2022

It’s unclear what relief you seek. Small claims court is only for money damages. Okay you seek injunctive relief, such as an order into remove the defamatory statements, you cannot get such relief in small claims court.

Whether you hire an attorney to sue will depend largely on whether...
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Q: is this coercion?

I tried to sell something online and my account got suspended. I asked why it got suspended and I was told this is a common procedure and I need to show proof of identity before i could sell. ok thats fine so thats what i did. i sent my photo ID as i was asked to do along with other personal... Read more »

Ronald J. Eisenberg
Ronald J. Eisenberg answered on Jan 6, 2022

I don't know what website you were trying to use, but why do you believe that the website is not allowed to set rules for users? You might feel pressured to provide your financial information but you are free not to share that information and not to use the website if you have privacy... Read more »

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