My friend is 17 years old and has been in jail for murder for about 5 months now but the court says the have no evidence or " their still looking " and keeps pushing his court date back , they've done it like 3 or 4 times already and I'm just curious as to what's going to occur . from my... Read more »
I am 24 year's old and live in California. Last night my S/O 17 year old sister was verbally threatening me, and shortly after that she physically threatening me and beat me knowing that I wasn't able to defend myself. Law enforcement was called, and I made a report but they did not take any... Read more »
My daughter has very good grades, and I know she has been working really hard, she is a junior, and I don’t want her stressing about school, she told me that she wants to drop out for the rest of this school year, and i agree with her. I just don’t want to go to court or I don’t want to be... Read more »
California students may drop out legally once they turn 18. Students who are 16 or 17 may also leave school, but only if they: have their parents' permission, and. pass the California High School Proficiency Exam (which leads to a certificate that's equivalent to a diploma).
This is my first illegal offense. I tried to use a fake ID to buy blunt wraps at a liquor store. She realized it was fake and put it behind the register. I placed a gatorade on the counter and paid for it and then I grabbed over the counter and took the ID and ran off. Im currently under... Read more »
My ticket is only an infraction. I do not have a set court date. Instead, I have until February 26 to go in and handle the ticket. I can go into the court anytime between now and Feb 26. I looked up local rules in my area and the court clerk is allowed to give continuance for up to 30 days. Does... Read more »
I don't know asking for a continuance too early in order to get a lawyer could hurt me. If I say that I need extra time to get a lawyer but I still have a month and a half to get one, will they still accept the request? Should I wait a while until I ask for continuance? If so, how long should I... Read more »
My ticket states that t's only an infraction(the police officer was nice). I don't plan on getting a lawyer since it is an infraction, but I would get one if it was the last option. Thanks for the help!
I have until feb 26 to handle an infraction for driving without license. I want a continuance so that I can get my license before going to court. I'm planning on saying that my mom was on a business trip, my dad couldn't get off work for a whie, and then i went on a college tour trip for a week,... Read more »
I need the continuance so that I can turn 16 and get my license before I go to court. I don't know whether or not I need a valid reason: I doubt they would let me get a continuance if I tell the court I'm only doing it so that I can get my license first. I don't know whether I should have my... Read more »
that answer would work................give them a date after you turn 16.......giving yourself enough time to take tests, pass them and give ID card..............you can always go back and say your mom is talking to a lawyer for you and you need X weeks more
I'm 15 and I have my permit, I turn 16 in march. I got a ticket for driving alone without a license. It was an infraction that they said was VC 12500a. Im scheduled to appear in court by Feb 26. However, I want a continuance so that I can get my license before I go to court. I'm afraid that if I go... Read more »
My friend is being sued by a man after the man was arrested for assault and trespassing. She says the man drew a knife at her and stabbed her with the knife, she survived. He says he attacked him with her backpack, but she says she drew a knife on her and her friend so she acted in self-defense.... Read more »
sadly anyone can sue for anything at any time........proving the allegations is a different story.
since her dad is a DA and knows a lot more facts than you are sharing he would be the first one i would go to........if he has a conflict maybe he can recommend an atty friend who could try to...Read more »
Hi, my name is Matt and I am a 17 year old who is not emancipated, I am still a dependent of my father, and currently live in California. I entered a 6 month contract for a gym membership (unknowingly, it was a rushed sign up) and later realized that I was contractually obliged to pay the $45 a... Read more »
Minors are considered legally incompetent for some purposes when it comes to Signing a contract. Other contracts they can be held to. And example would be when you agreed to pay two dollars for a candy bar and then eat it
“victim” had consensual intercourse with “offender” of a 2 year age difference. Since the age of consent in california is 18, this is considered statutory rape. Parents have talked about filing charges but have not, the “victim” will be 18 in 4 months. Can the parents press charges... Read more »
You're operating under a misconception that the parents have the ability to press charges and/or that this matter is within their "jurisdiction". Only the District Attorney's office has the power and jurisdiction to file and pursue criminal charges.
No. It is illegal to secretly record a private conversation where one of the parties has a reasonable expectation of privacy. California's wiretapping law is a "two-party consent" law. California makes it a crime to record or eavesdrop on any confidential communication, including a private...Read more »
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