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Q: Would this be considered conflict of interest?

The judge for my husband's case used to be a crimal defense attorney and during that time, he had represented someone who is now involved in my husband's case. Is this a conflict of interest?

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Q: U have drug case in court and it comes back negative why your lawyer didn't let judge know is it because it's two parts

Any other part is fighting self defense why wouldn't the lawyer let the judge know that the drug part should be dismissed

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Q: Is this subpoena successful & am I considered Bias?

A subpoena was delivered to me at an address of a friend whom I've visited one time ever and have no association to the address The defendant happen to see me there. I wasn't present for the service nor do i have a copy of the subpoena. It goes way beyond this and I believe after some... Read more »

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Q: Why does a domestic violence show up on my federal criminal background check when i was dismissed of the charge in Ohio

My record was also sealed my lawyer had done. Could it not been sent to federal government database? Theres nothing of me in the system my lawyer had clerk of courts run me an theres nothing in the system of me in ohio

Matthew Williams
Matthew Williams
answered on Sep 26, 2022

Some employers are exempt from the record sealing laws and can see a sealed record. Adult records are never truly destroyed. The basic rule of thumb is that any employer who will put the physical safety of living human beings in your hands is exempt: hospitals, schools, law enforcement, day and... Read more »

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Q: My boyfriend/sons father and I had an argument about 5 months ago. I thought he had taken my phone but I misplaced it

And reported it stolen so he has an F2 for robbery and physical harm but I don’t want to go through with anything

Matthew Williams
Matthew Williams
answered on Sep 26, 2022

Well, you can talk to the prosecutor about it. Occasionally they decide not to move forward with a case based on new info or an uncooperative victim. In this case it would help A LOT if you could show them you found the phone. If you don’t have it, they probably aren’t going to believe you... Read more »

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Q: Can a police officer tackle and handcuff someone who is suicidal when they do not have any means to hurt anyone?

About six months ago I was extremely suicidal so my mom called the police for my safety. They wrestled the rope out of my hands (I understand this part) then waited for about twenty minutes. After those minutes were up, they grabbed me while I tried to get away and they pinned me to the ground and... Read more »

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Q: What type of crime is it when a attorney conspires with that ax attorney who is the respondent

The petitioner/victim Is it an old girlfriend of the respondent ex attorney and they have completed taking advantage of the victim by publicly humiliating her via legal system.

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Q: If someone says they are going to repeatedly trigger someone until they commit suicide would what would that be

Someone is bullying me and says they won't stop until I commit suicide

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Q: If someone has a warrant on indictment will this go away without them turning self in?

My daughter got pulled over in early 2016 and got seatbelt violation however their were drugs found and the other person in car was arrested and she wasn’t then in 2017 I believe they tried to serve her papers however she was in an out of state rehab. She doesn’t live in this state now and has... Read more »

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Q: If a defendant was under the influence of drugs when they confessed. Can they be prosecuted for corruption w drugs/ohio.
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
answered on Sep 19, 2022

Maybe but you would need to post your question in the Ohio section not the New Jersey section to get the correct answer for that state, thus I suggest you repost your question.

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Q: If a defendant was under the influence of drugs when they confessed. Can they be prosecuted for corruption w drugs/ohio.
Matthew Williams
Matthew Williams
answered on Sep 20, 2022

Yes, the State can and probably will proceed to prosecute. The question of whether or not the confession comes into evidence will be decided by a motion to suppress it. If it does come in, and it probably will, then the defense is free to argue to the jury that it is unreliable but how much weight... Read more »

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Q: if someone shoves you & you hit them and get charged with assault can you have it reduced/thrown out for self defense?

both parties were charged with assault. This is not about me but a relative.

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Q: i have have a felony and missed my indictment hearing in medina no car what should i do ?

i live 3 hours away and don't have the funds to pay for proper representation what steps should i take to try and be prepared

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Q: I need help understanding my case and what’s the worse case scenario

I have 2 prior felony charges and this would make my 3rd and can I get a warrant lifted without being arrested

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Q: Is this a legitimate complaint..my judge not giving me what I need for my specific needs to be successful

I was court ordered 90 day day reporting. I don't not have a license or vehicle and I do not live in the county. I have been trying to get transferred to my home county for 2 1/2 years. Probation says they will transfer me but never do.i was do to be off probation but a week before I went to... Read more »

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Q: Does it take 3 signatures to put someone in jail? If so which 3?

I was told by someone I know told me this thought I ask it here!!!

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Q: What are the penalties for having five dab cartridges on you

Got pulled over with it

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Q: I was arrested on a warrant that was not vaild they found drugs can i get this charged dismissed under 4th amendment

I also had to pay inmpound charges on car.when we arrived at the jail they didn't even book me due to judge saying i was cleared on pv voilation. They actually dropped me off at home. So any chargwa stemming from this illegal detainment are void correct?

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