In Alaska, if a police officer asks for information about a crime in progress, you generally have the right to refuse to provide information. However, there are some important considerations to keep in mind:
Right to Remain Silent: You have the right to remain silent and not incriminate...View More
All I have left is being on probation time,11 more months.Plus I live off grid on generator & propane and get 30-40 ft and it reaches -40 out.She told me to ride a bike to get a job!! Its not court ordered and my fiancee is providing all financial needs,shelter and food.My fiancee works from... View More
As a probationer, you are subject to the conditions set by the court and the probation officer overseeing your case. Generally, probation officers have some discretion in setting conditions that they believe will aid in rehabilitation and ensure compliance with the law.
I have videos of the police trying to frame me by throwing drugs into my car and lied on police report where they arrested me I was followed 6 city blocks and was beaten badly...I now have TBI AND PTSD AND IMPULSIVE DISORDER AND PERMANENT NERVE DAMAGE IN MY LEFT HAND AND ANKLE because they tried... View More
In Alaska, as in other states, the legality of a vehicle search by the police can depend on various factors, including the specific terms of a passenger’s probation. If a passenger is on probation, and if their probation terms include consent to searches, the police may have the authority to...View More
I was charged with Assault IV Domestic. The court quickly offered a plea bargain to plead guilty to harassment. The convicted charge is specifically NOT a charge of domestic violence. The court removed the DV from the case entirely. All records besides the initial police report don’t mention DV... View More
Your situation highlights a challenging intersection between state and federal laws. Under the Lautenberg Amendment, individuals convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence are prohibited from possessing firearms. Even if your state charge was amended to remove the "DV"...View More
To obtain a search warrant in Alaska, a judge must have probable cause to believe that evidence of a crime is present at the location to be searched. Probable cause is a reasonable belief based on facts and circumstances that would lead a reasonable person to believe that evidence related to a...View More
If you lied on a police report about your daughter, it is important to understand that attempting to get it removed from the record could potentially result in criminal charges for filing a false report.
It is recommended that you seek legal advice from an experienced attorney who can...View More
Part of the bipartisan gun bill changes in 2022 included a section that states if an individual is convicted of 1st offense misdemeanor domestic violence and it has been 5 years since the conviction as long as there have been no other related convictions since then your gun rights will be restored... View More
Unfortunately, you cannot confirm whether you will pass a NICS check without attempting to purchase a firearm. The NICS check, conducted by the FBI, is required for all firearm purchases from licensed dealers. The process involves submitting your information to determine if you are eligible to...View More
I was evicted without opa or lawyer present . I was told I abandoned my apt and locked out n things thrown in dump . Opa aware I'm dying and trafficked but no help. How can I better advocate or get my funds to live . I'm disabled with speech impediment
An Alaska attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks and your situation is a difficult and heartbreaking one. Under the posted categories, personal injury, real estate attorneys aren't going to know about this - the eviction issue is something for a...View More
Our son is a child in need of aid but the court granted us full custody and rights over our child. We were in the process of moving to Texas to be with family can we still move and have our case transferred. We have another hearing in 6 months and how fast can we leave
More information is needed to answer you question. Child custody jurisdiction usually requires that you and the child reside in the new state for at least 6 months before that state can handle custody matters. However, that's not automatic, and if the other parent still resides in the...View More
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...View 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... View 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,...View More
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