The public defenders pi found some things that should help his case. The pi said he believes my boyfriend was way overcharged. But we can’t afford bail so he has been in jail 3 months. He is now considering taking a deal for something he did not do just to get out even though it is life changing... Read more »
My friend was pulled over due to being on informal probation and recognized by an officer. When searched drugs were found, they raided the house 2 days later and found a gun in his room. He had been in jail for 2 days. He has less than 6 mo to live and they won’t let him out on bail even though... Read more »
Please understand that Public Defenders (PD's) lack the time to visit clients in jail or return phone calls from family, relatives or friends. They typically have over 100 active cases with 25 or more potential new ones each and every day due to the heavy volume of people who can't...Read more »
If there’s a change in the law on that special allegation or enhancement and it’s retroactive, the conviction can be recalled and re-sentenced. For example AB 1509, which changed the firearm enhancement, effective Jan 2022, is retroactive and significant in reducing the enhancement from 10,20,...Read more »
Attempted murder charges will still be viable if there were one or more persons in the car at the time he shot at the car. Murder charges can be based on less than an intent to kill upon a showing that the person had a reckless disregard for human life at the time he pulled the trigger. Shooting at...Read more »
He was at work when the police came to question him..they said 9 months prior is when this apparently happened. And the accuser didn't call police till day later. That is also when pics were take. ( Anything could have been done to bike... Read more »
After a social gathering at her house my mom discovered that her wallet from her purse was missing from her bedroom. She called the 16 people who were there and asked them if they had seen anyone go into her bedroom during the party. 3 of the guests told her they had seen a certain person go into... Read more »
Different police departments operate differently in terms of how they decide to open investigations. Generally speaking, you must have some reliable evidence of a crime before the police will investigate. Evidence like documents and eye witnesses will garner more attention by the police than...Read more »
He has a court date in 5 days. They already gave him his release paperwork and even told him to call to have us come get him , then said they weren’t letting him go. No other outstanding warrants or anything. Says he is still in the release list. Yet his release date online says none. Can they... Read more »
My home was raided without a warrant and there were no drugs on the property. I was making wedding cake for a friend and had icing in baggies and now they are charging me with sales of a controlled . What do I do?
The California Supreme Court does not hear all cases which are brought to it. The Court decides which cases it will hear, usually based on some criteria which involves state wide policy on issues of compelling importance. Consequently, the odds the state supreme court will accept your case are...Read more »
I have a valid license from California amd the car has California plates with current registration. I have a bill of sale but no title and its still registered to the last owner. I was pulled over in Nevada. Thry claim they found a small amount of drugs. The tow yard won't let me get any of my... Read more »
If you have been charged with grand theft and/or grand theft auto, both felonies, you should refrain from making any statements to law enforcement and immediately hire an experienced criminal defense attorney.
Also I was a granted a court order for the money to be returned . When I go to get it they said it was sent to city finances and to sign a paper and wait for it in the mail . Are they legally obligated to get that too me within a certain period time ? If I don't receive it within a certain... Read more »
I entered a plea mid feb. 2020, was put on calendar for sentencing mid april but it was continued. I have not agreed to waive any time since end of Jan. 2020. It is now almost september of 2021 and still not sentenced. Can the courts just keep on continuing my case even though I dont agree to waive... Read more »
Your attorney could be agreeing to the continuances and maybe not informing you? The government might also be requesting the continuances ex-parte with sufficient cause. If you want to be sentenced promptly, you should convey that to your attorney.
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