If you have a pending violation of probation and have hired a lawyer to represent you on the alleged violation, you are still required to continue reporting to probation - that obligation doesn't change. The fact that you have a lawyer on your probation matters does not then automatically...Read more »
Parked at a gas station to pee and cop pulls next to me in my car and get out and goes in store before I get out. But he was looking at my car all suspiciously so I waited. He stands at the door inside the store then comes back out flashing his lights in my car and come and bangs on my window and... Read more »
This sounds like a terrible scenario that you experienced. So sorry you lived through that.
If you were parked and only stopped because of suspicion that you committed a traffic infraction - an infraction for which the officer's story is not credible if he waited a significant amount...Read more »
The answer, unfortunately, is yes. In any case where there is an allegation of domestic violence (and certainly in cases involving physical violence, like with criminal mischief), the mere report of a criminal DV incident is going to result in charges. Because the case will be considered DV, the...Read more »
is there a such thing as a no contact order that stipulates there can be contact from the restrained party with the protected party. And if so would it be valid? issued in a civil action, not a criminal one.
There are certainly scenarios where a protection order can be modified by the Court to allow limited forms of contact. Often times, these special amendments are reserved for scenarios where the parties have kids and need to communicate for custody sharing, etc.
(1) It is not necessarily illegal to possess a weapon when on probation, especially when the probation is for a nonviolent misdemeanor. However, if there were any specific agreements for your specific probation that prohibit firearm possession, then that is...Read more »
I used to be a convicted felon in NJ but I have since gotten my record expunged. I was convicted for felony drug distribution. I have never been convicted of any violent crimes. If my record is expunged in NJ can I legally own a gun in Colorado?
A NJ lawyer will have to advise on whether, under NJ law, expungement of a felony conviction amounts to a restoration of your civil rights. If the answer is yes under NJ law, then I believe you should be perfectly fine in CO. But often times the question of a clear felony record does not...Read more »
I'm looking at a possible interlock extension in Colorado I want to appeal my hearing because one of my events my BAC read as follows: At 7:34 my bac was .058, at 7:36 my bac was .053, at 7:42 my bac was .049, at 7:45 my bac was .043. I thought it was a false positive because I had just ate.... Read more »
It is never illegal for a judge to "recommend" anything, let alone when they are recommending that you preserve your right to counsel under the 6th Amendment by suggesting a PD if/when you cannot afford a private lawyer otherwise. PDs are assigned to specific courtrooms and whichever is...Read more »
A grand jury indictment is not fundamentally required, and the question of whether a PH occurs or not depends on the charges, custody status of the defendant and any potential delays that amount to a waiver of the right. An appeal on these issues may not be likely but you certainly should consult...Read more »
I ordered a $3000 computer from Amazon. It was delivered today. I needed to sign for it, so I made sure to be home. An hour ago, I looked outside and it was sitting on my porch. Checking Amazon, it said that I had signed for it, which I had not. Apparently, the delivery person forged my signature.... Read more »
The legal data search engines reflect approximately 198 cases with headnotes interpreting and analyzing CRS 18-1-603. This makes sense given how convoluted arguments/defense on complicity can be. They have been been subject to a wide range of...Read more »
To be perfectly honest, I'm not sure any attorney on here can sufficiently answer what plea (if any) you should take. That's one of the most important advisements an attorney can provide a client, and you should only be discussing this with your lawyer. If you don't have a lawyer,...Read more »
Criminal Impersonation is defined under CRS 18-5-113. Absent aggravating circumstances or other enhancements, this is usually a class 6 felony punishable by a potential prison range between 12-18 months. That is not to say prison is going to be what the DA seeks on a case of Impersonation, but is...Read more »
I’ve had a problem with my roommates who are married. They keep fighting at extremely high volume, and get physical with each other. I’ve physically seen the man on top of her holding her down, appearing to be choking her. They have been hitting each other. Breaking things. All within direct... Read more »
If they live in your home, there is a workable argument to make that your roommates essentially assume the risk that you would see, record and report any of their misconduct. This could be likened to laws that note that, generally speaking, someone can wear a wire while police are recording and...Read more »
Hello so I’m a convicted felon and my wife is not she recently purchased a hand gun and safe that I don’t have access too am I still allowed to be in the house as the law states I shall not be in possession of it and let’s be honest the word possession mean everything to the law
The charge that you accused of is a class 2 misdemeanor traffic offense. It carries a possible penalty of 10-90 days in jail and/or a fine of $150-$300. Often, the ticket you receive allows you to resolve your case with the payment of a fine. It is also frequently the case that the prosecuting...Read more »
The police reports say that the dog was euthanized. However, there is proof that she is alive. But I am unable to obtain these documents to prove that she is alive. Is there anyone that can help me figure out what to do? The police turned in a false report and I am having trouble disputing this.... Read more »
You will need to contact a lawyer, like myself and others on here, for a consultation and possible retainer. There is no way to answer your question here without more information, so call an attorney to get the best advice. Sounds like you have defenses, so act fast.
So I had agreed to a deal with the judge district attorney and my public defender the the Deferred judgment was in place and I completed the probation successfully well the felony is still on my record I was told that Jefferson County is allowed to make a deal and not follow through with their end... Read more »
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