Hello My name is Sean Moore I was the victim of Assault and battery by the police 3 years ago. They broke my jaw in 3 places and my nose, they tried to place as many charges on me as possible to justify it and as a result I went through 30 months of probation. I was given this only because my... View More
He convinced me to sell my house in brooklyn and now the money is gone and I owe the IRS. He makes me feel worthless and blames me for everything, I am severely depressed and have anxiety disorder because of all this. I feel like I can't do anything.
You really need to retain an experienced matrimonial attorney with extensive domestic violence trial experience to obtain a Final Restraining Order against him. With modern technology, you can be represented by any high-quality attorney in New Jersey irrespective of geography. Pick the best...View More
The form of this question is difficult to understand. A defendant can get a favorable plea agreement for a variety of reasons. Cooperating with authorities as an informant is only one of many. A defense attorney who can identify a meritorious pretrial motion can also negotiate a favorable plea deal...View More
The car wasn’t registered yet, but I had the title, which was made out to my mother, and showed it to the cops before the search. They took the title and the car. It’s been a month and they aren’t giving it back. I told them on the scene that it was my car just in my mothers name trying to... View More
It depends. Currently, Oklahoma v. Castro-Huerta, a majority of five justices sided with the state of Oklahoma, finding that state governments have the legal jurisdiction to prosecute non-Native citizens for crimes committed against Native citizens on sovereign tribal lands.
To be held in pretrial detention is ordinarily not part of anyone's plans. Nevertheless, more information is required to develop the arguments for his release. In the meantime, if your friend very much wants the court to order pretrial release, then he will want to give careful thought to...View More
I’m assuming that you mean that you’re currently on pretrial release while your case is pending, correct? You can certainly terminate and hire a new lawyer at any time. If your current lawyer is court-appointed, you should discuss it with them to determine whether or not you would be eligible...View More
I was living with them temporarily for 6 months, they asked me to leave and I’ve been out since February. I have USPS they send me emails about mail coming in. I have mail that was delivered to their house I’ve messaged them multiple times about retrieving my letters without a response. I... View More
Ask a neutral 3rd party to go to your parent's home and have that person ask your parents to give him / her your mail. I presume that it is safe to say that you and your parents are not on good terms at present and have no intention of communicating with you or responding to your emails. If...View More
Not necessarily, but more information is needed to answer your question. I suggest that you setup a consultation with a business cybersecurity internet lawyer. That being said this could be a scam. Expect the lawyer to charge you a fee for the advise.
Today was my fiancés pre-indictment hearing, we have been waiting to hear about any discovery found, the strength of the evidence (which as we know it isn’t too strong), the possible charges, etc. However the lawyer did not show and the pre-indictment hearing was literally under five minutes and... View More
If you paid your lawyer he/she should have appeared for the hearing. It is an important hearing, but generally your lawyer would have already spoken to the prosecutor and some lawyers even go to the court house to pickup that discovery also prior to the hearing because many hearings today are not...View More
The answer depends on several factors such as who charged you state or federal, was the gone used in a commission of a crime etc. Speak with a lawyer this is a serious charge and generally has a mandatory term of imprisonment.
I live in the state of New Jersey. My sister is currently administering my late mother’s estate, which includes a Medicaid lien of 200 thousand dollars (including additional charges). Medicaid sent notice to the estate administrator to provide a full accounting of the my late mother’s estate.... View More
Yes submission of knowingly false information to the government is a criminal act. The possible maximum penalties are quite severe. I suggest you speak to an attorney with experience in handling federal criminal acts.
At 18 you are considered an adult in the criminal justice system so you face adult penalties which at the minimum for any theft offense is up to 180 days in jail, fines, probation etc if the amount is up to $200.00. Over $200 but less than $500 up to 18 months in jail, fines probation and Over...View More
If a client was charged 225hr by the attorney but the attorney files for legal fees at 500Hr as the prevailing party how is the 300 dollars addtional over the 225hr charged to the client awarded? Does all of the addtional 300 dollars awarded go the client or does a portion go the the attorney?
I have never heard of a Federal case involving family law, nor have I heard of any attorney charging only $225 an hour for a Federal case and certainly not in New Jersey. If an attorney seeks any legal fees pursuant to a Court award of legal fees, an itemized statement of professional services and...View More
It would be the same as if you were an adult. It's a third degree case which subjects you up to 3 to 5 years in jail $15,000 fine probation and restitution as required by the court. If you do get charged to make sure your parents hire a good lawyer for you to reduce or eliminate these penalties.
The first makes it a disorderly offense to possess marijuana and the second outlaws possession of drug paraphernalia- such as hypodermic needles and marijuana smoking pipes . Both are disorderly offenses.
So basically my mom made me buy/take street xanax. So she gave me money for me to buy the xanax and she told me what to ask for and when and how much. When i did find someone who had it and i told my mom about that and showed her what the person was saying. “i” (my mother) said yeah i’ll buy... View More
Yes you can get arrested as you are committing a crime and so is your mother. The same as if your mother asked you to shoot a gun at a person, just because someone told you to do it, does that mean that you have to listen or that you have immunity from prosecution. By the way it is a crime for...View More
Third violation of probation, by commission of Burglary will invite a motion to remand to county jail. But he is presumed not guilty. It may be possible to avoid going to jail until trial. But he will need an experienced attorney and their work is cut out for them. On just the burglary alone he...View More
Justia Ask a Lawyer is a forum for consumers to get answers to basic legal questions. Any information sent through Justia Ask a Lawyer is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis only.
The use of this website to ask questions or receive answers does not create an attorney–client relationship between you and Justia, or between you and any attorney who receives your information or responds to your questions, nor is it intended to create such a relationship. Additionally, no responses on this forum constitute legal advice, which must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case. You should not act upon information provided in Justia Ask a Lawyer without seeking professional counsel from an attorney admitted or authorized to practice in your jurisdiction. Justia assumes no responsibility to any person who relies on information contained on or received through this site and disclaims all liability in respect to such information.
Justia cannot guarantee that the information on this website (including any legal information provided by an attorney through this service) is accurate, complete, or up-to-date. While we intend to make every attempt to keep the information on this site current, the owners of and contributors to this site make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to from this site.