Send the detective a certified letter requesting release of the property or the reasons why the property is not being released. If there is no response, you should contact a lawyer and have him send a letter prior to filing suit.
Although you are family members, neither of you has an obligation to the other that goes beyond what two strangers would have. This isn't a matter of family law. You could report your sister's acts to the police, or you could bring a civil lawsuit yourself. Unless the property value was very...Read more »
The investigator interviewed CIs in his private office and used his issued police radio in a photo advertising his business. In his LLC filing with the department of commerce, he listed "solving criminal cases" as one of the purposes of his business. We live on an island of 4000, and there's no way... Read more »
No, it doesn't appear that the fact that this individual runs a private business on the side affects the validity of his investigative results. Whether or not members of the community think of him as a police officer or as a private investigator doesn't appear to matter as well. Alaska, by the...Read more »
Apparently the alleged crimes occurred over a three year period. Yes, the alleged perpetrator can be charged, unless criminal charges are tolled by any applicable statute of limitations, or unless there is an applicable close-in-age exception.
Senerio: A and B trespass. C asks them to leave and they refuse. C leaves and returns with D who has a shotgun. D tells A and B to leave and they do but file a false report saying D pointed gun at them. During trial A and B are allowed to take the stand and state what D said and did (all of... Read more »
First, I disagree that C's offered testimony should have been excluded as hearsay. What A & B may have said was not offered (I suspect) for the truth of what they said, but rather for what they said. If, for example, A (according to C) said "I am going to get my gun and kill you, C", the...Read more »
I've received a "Summons for Trial Jury Service" postcard in the mail. I am unwilling to vote anyone "Guilty" of any crime, whatsoever, due to the possibility of someone finding out who I am / where I live.
I do not care if anyone says my information will be kept confidential, or that the... Read more »
You will need to show up on the date and time. If you are actually placed on a jury panel (or "venire"), you will be given the chance to explain your attitude to the court and counsel and will probably be excused from serving on the jury.
It may well be a civil case, by the way, in which...Read more »
Hello. As stated i was living with a roomate while we were robbed at gunpoint. The robbers made out with a safe which then were stopped by police there fore the police took the safe in to evidence. The safe had cash in it and i wanted to know how long approxximately does it take for them to return... Read more »
Generally the authorities will need to keep evidence until the case(s) have been decided. Merely because one of the suspects asked to be "furloughed", doesn't mean that request will be granted, or that all prosecutions will be completely over. The case against each defendant will only be over...Read more »
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