My answer to your previous question stands. Failure to diligently research potential consequences is not likely to be a convincing argument before the Court. You really should be discussing this with your attorney / public defender who knows all of the specific details of your case. If you attempt...Read more »
It is exceedingly difficult to withdraw a plea. I would highly discourage you from doing so without being advised by a competent criminal defense attorney that in your specific case that is wise. If you are already a felon and you felt like you could live with the terms of the agreement at the time...Read more »
The most important piece of advice in this situation is not to speak with the investigators without an attorney present. Do not think you can simply explain the situation or talk your way out of it. That will not happen. Best of luck!
Cases where someone is charged with only slightest degree (under .08) but they police still believe you are impaired happen frequently. The police may have only submitted charges until they are able to test the blood they collected. However, it is impossible to give you an actual answer without...Read more »
My husband was arrested last 0ct. 11 for attempted arson. The cop said he saw him spray lighter fluid on the window of the house we are staying at. I was there during the arrest and he never resisted nor assaulted an officer. They charged him with attempted arson that day with 20,000 bail. days... Read more »
I was given a 5 year probation for a dui related incident. I have completed 2 years October 1, which includes all treatment classes, fine/fees and ua drops which i had 2x a week. I am looking to get a second job and to have an opportunity of a promotion at work but I will not be considered as... Read more »
You are typically eligible for early termination from probation when you complete 50% of the probation term. At this point you have a few options: you can contact your PO and explain your situation and see if they would be willing to submit a request for early termination; if they are not willing...Read more »
You can try using the website below but not all courts provide information to that site. If you think you may have a warrant out of a specific court, you can see if they have an online case search or you can call them. Best of luck!...Read more »
My sister and I got pulled over, she was driving and I was the passenger of the vehicle. They conducted a search and found a large quantity of meth some paraph. marijuana, scale baggies etc. They searched me and found a quarter gram on my person . They ask who the drugs belonged to I said I don't... Read more »
It has been 17 days since I hired an attorney to represent my adult son who is on the Autism Spectrum; in a pre file case regarding false allegations of sexual misconduct toward a child that were filed against him in a police report. We have provided documentation regarding my son's medical... Read more »
A lot depends on the status of the case and whether there are any deadlines. Many, if not most, attorneys have a large number of active cases and must prioritize. If charges have not been filed yet, the attorney cannot even request discovery from the prosecutor. Until your attorney knows what...Read more »
Recently a case was assigned to a public defender (former prosecutor) to defend a man whos father had been prosecuted successfully by the same attorney many years prior. The son's case is not of the same charges as his father's prior case, however, the attorney remains in the same jurisdiction,... Read more »
Bringing drugs in a facility for sale but the charges are bull when he kept the previous court date they didn’t have any file that charge was a pen shaft with drug residue they searched without permission are probable cause
The warrant covered a useable amount of Fentanyl,items used to smoke or ingest fentanyl,and items to weigh or package fentanyl,and U.S currency. The police seized a pipe used to smoke methamphetamine and charged me with paraphernalia and the meth that was in the pipe. Is it legal? Considering it... Read more »
Thanks for the question. You and your tenant are in a sticky situation. Challenging a warrant is a difficult process and is very fact driven. You need the assistance of an experienced criminal defense lawyer. Most lawyers on Justia, including myself, offer free initial consultations. Set one...Read more »
Feb 2018 my wife was arrested for felony fleeing.The police arrested her from our home.The police refused to allow her to make arrangements for our 3 minor children who were left in the home alone overnight leaving her open to child neglect charges on top of felony fleeing. I was deployed in... Read more »
It is difficult to determine whether you are indicating that you are in transit or you are supposed to be getting ready to return to the sandbox. If you have not left yet, you need to change your orders. If you are outside CONUS, you need to request emergency leave and COME HOME. Your children...Read more »
Disorderly conduct change be charged as either a felony or misdemeanor. It is a felony if someone recklessly handles, displays or discharges a deadly weapon or dangerous instrument. If not, it is a class 1 misdemeanor with a potential for 6 months in jail and probation. If this truly is your...Read more »
The question is never "can I sue?" (because that answer is always yes), but "SHOULD I sue?" (or "is it worth my time to sue?" In this case, the answer would be no. Law enforcement agencies are immune from most lawsuits and your suit would almost certainly fail very shortly after being filed. I know...Read more »
If your criminal record truly is completely clean, you should be able to negotiate a plea agreement which avoids jail time UNLESS someone was injured (particularly seriously injured) in the incident. If you can hire your own criminal defense attorney you will have much less frustration than if you...Read more »
MOTION TO STRIKEMOTION TO CLARIFY FILED BY “Soandso POA” The State of Arizona, by and through undersigned counsel, request this court strikeMOTION TO CLARIFY filed on September 12, 2019 by “Soandso POA .”
Undersigned counsel has cross referenced that name with attorneys licensed... Read more »
If you are facing serious charges, you are taking an enormous risk in representing yourself. Even if you are assigned an overworked public defender, you are better off working with a licensed attorney than "winging it" by yourself.
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