Being on bond does not necessarily disqualify a person from having a lawyer appointed to represent him/her. The person may have become unable to hire a lawyer because he spent most or all of his money on the bond. Often the person on bond didn't pay for his own release, rather friends or relatives...Read more »
Can a police officer have a no contact order with him when investigating a domestic violence report and can he arrest a person and make them sign the order before he incsrcerates. And have the judge signed the order before he books the defendant?
Yes. Generally, a judge can preside over two cases, where one is criminal and the other DHS.
Some excerpts from a 2015 Arkansas Court of Appeals opinion, regarding a judge residing over a criminal and dependency-neglect case involving the same adult and child, show that the bar for...Read more »
Yes, depending on the crime. Juveniles can no longer be sentenced to life without parole in Arkansas. They can still be sent to prison. Having no criminal background helps when negotiating a plea without prison time, if you go to trial and during sentencing, if convicted
A child brought marijuana to school which lead to the cops being called wherw they found marjiuana and a gun not on him but has his prints his ex girlfriend at the time has the same charges except for the felon with possession is hust possession either way she went to court ..he didnt he missed... Read more »
This charge is a Class Y Felony. This is the highest felony in Arkansas. Up to %15,000 in fines and 10 to 40 or life in prison. Typically, though, and depending on the charges, an offer of 10 years will usually be made by the prosecutor. A good lawyer might win the case. If not, a lawyer can...Read more »
I have never been in trouble with the law before. The officer told me to just pay my fine and see afterwards if i could get it of my record. He marked it as a traffic offense but not a criminal offense. I am worried because I don't want to lose my job, license or anything. Can someone please help... Read more »
It's only a traffic offense. You will not lose your job or license. Go to court and ask the prosecutor to keep this off your record. If it is clean, you might have to pay a few bucks more on the fine but should be able to keep it off your record.
Been obtained for 5 days now and still yet haven't heard from parole/probation officer or gotten any thing on paper about why parolee is being held on the absconding or to have a hearing . No one will tell the parolee if its possible to bail out, or have a hearing, or even speak with parole... Read more »
There is not enough information to tell you everything but generally, once a parole reoffends, the PO will revoke his probation and keep him in jail. The parolee now has the new charges and then the revocation. If the new charges are not too bad, the PO will keep him in jail for a month maybe...Read more »
I have 2 traffic violations in 2 cities with failure to appears stacked on them now. The reason i didnt pay was because i was termonated from my employer now I have multiple fta's in both city and arrest warrants. I just wanna restart!!
You need to have an attorney arrange for you to appear in each Court and surrender on the warrants. You may be able to set up a time pay if you are guilty of the underlying offense and plead guilty to them.
If you get stopped by police you may be detained with those warrants outstanding.
And 14 counts of fraudulent use of credit/debut card $100 in 6 months and 2 counts of theft by receiving $2500 or more what kind of sentence is she facing and will she b ordered not to leave the state. And will her bond b high since she is from Louisiana with no ties in Arkansas all felony charges
I would not venture a guess as to your friends exposure to incarceration without more facts. However, theft by receiving greater than $2,500 value is a class D felony generally. It has a potential for imprisonment for 0-5 years and/or a $10,000 fine.
I took a similar issue to the Arkansas Supreme Court and lost. The parolee agreed to allowing the parole officer search him at home and in his car. The local police stopped him, searched him, found contraband, arrested him. I argued that the agreement did not allow the police to search without a...Read more »
As long as you haven't been convicted of any disqualifying crimes, you can carry a gun openly and loaded just avoid colleges, publicly owned buildings, areas around k through 12 schools, places with signs prohibiting weapons, and the parking lots of those areas and you'll be fine. Technically I...Read more »
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