That's a big one. If the indictment failed to charge an essential element, then that should mean that the indictment was fatally defective, and therefore subject to dismissal. If there is a substantive amendment, then that would mean that it would be required to go before a grand jury, rather...Read more »
Mississippi does recognize what is called a unilateral conspiracy; however, the prosecution has to be very particular about what they allege and how the facts lead to a conspiracy. Your best bet is going to be to get with an experienced criminal defense lawyer to discuss the facts of the case and...Read more »
I got a hold, via a court FOIA request, of my 2016 arrest records. When I got indicted and charged, I kept getting told that my charge could not get entirely dismissed because the "witness statements" said something that was too "serious" to get my much more concrete piece of... Read more »
The best time to fight criminal charges is BEFORE you take a plea. The only way to get Deferred Adjudication is to enter a plea of Guilty or No Contest (which is the same as Guilty with regard to a criminal case anyway.) In almost all cases, a defendant only has 30 days to start the appeals...Read more »
I also had another child since moving to Oklahoma and My fiancé had a case in NC we have done everything even a home study and approved fit stable loving environment Is there anything I can do I know I’m not aloud contact with them ether but my oldest Continues to reach out to me and i can’t... Read more »
If your rights were terminated and the child was adopted to another then it is very rare that you can get rights restored. There are a couple exceptions but those are extremely hard to prove and validate. As such the other parents have ultimate say over their child. Contact an adoption attorney to...Read more »
If defendant is denied his request for a mistrial and is subsequently convicted, only to have the conviction reversed by the Appellate Court, which finds defendant was denied his constitutional right to a trial before an impartial jury, can the defendant then claim damages, and file suit against... Read more »
Possibly. You need to get in your tort claim notice within 180 days of the appellate ruling that the conviction was reversed to preserve your claim. The case would need a full review with details to determine if there is a case. If the 180 days passes, your state law claims will be barred due...Read more »
You want an Admin. Law attorney but we are unable to assist you at this time, so you can call your local County Bar Association (Clark County, etc.) and secure a referral to qualified legal representation. However, I wanted to caution that you are required to file within 30 days of the adverse...Read more »
A Nevada attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a month. The issues of the question are not fully clear. There's no guarantee every question here is picked up, but you could add a few categories and repost. That might improve your chances of an attorney in the relevant...Read more »
I pleaded guilty to a 2nd degree assault charge which resulted into a pbj but then a few years later I got another charge and my pbj was taken by the judge is there anyway I can get it back its not expundgeable without the pbj is it possible to appeal or go back to court
I bench trial occurs when a party waives their right to a jury trial, and allows a particular matter to proceed to trial with just the judge, meaning that the judge makes all decisions regarding the law AND concerning facts.
Someone arrested and plead guilty under duress. They found out years later evidence was collected from scene of crime, but never tested. Nine years after the crime, defendant learned of said evidence and requested testing. They learned at this time the evidence was destroyed, so all writs were... Read more »
Need more facts to answer this question. The hearsay evidentiary rule excludes out of court statements that are offered to prove the truth of whatever it asserts. If the un-indicted accomplice is available to testify, then he/she can testify, to an extent and subject to many evidentiary objections,...Read more »
I was terminated from my job of 18 years in July of 2018 ,I got hurt on the job,and was unable to continue to do my job afterwards. I put in for accidental disability retirement and was denied January 2022 .
I'm sorry for your ordeal with the injury and the denial. You could search online, which you may have already done. You could check with the New Jersey State Bar Association if they have resources that could be helpful. Although this site doesn't act as an attorney referral service, there...Read more »
It all depends on what type of document you have filed; is it a 2255 motion? If so, then the court will docket your motion and allow the government and your attorney sufficient time to respond. Depending on the nature of your claim, the government (or the court itself) might reach out to your...Read more »
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