I was arrested 10 years ago In NY when I was 22 , and i understand my conviction was conditional discharge, I wanted to know if there is anyway I can get it expunged or pardoned in any way, I have noticed that I have applied for many govt jobs and have been turned down do to my criminal background,... Read more »
If the due process clause of the fifth amendment had already been incorporated, what was the point of adding another in the fourteenth amendment? Is there any major difference between the two, as both are worded quite similarly?
'Good question. You are correct; they are worded similarly. The due process clause in the Fifth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution addresses procedural due process. The clause in the Fourteenth Amendment addresses substantive due process. Procedural generally means pertaining to hearings (such...Read more »
She has been living in the same senior complex for 23 years and has never had anything written against her. Now that my father passed a year ago she needs help so I am staying with her temporarily. I have been here since Aug 2018 and do plan to leave if my mother can get strong enough to stay alone.
Based on the facts provided thus far it appears that your mother may well have rights under various federal and state laws regarding disabled persons that are being violated. More facts are needed to make a determination as to your mother's options. You should promptly contact an attorney...Read more »
i was 8 at the time and with my sister. we saw my neighbor come out of his house with a giant rug rolled up in a wheel barrel. he then walked to his empty yard, dug a giant hole, buried the rug, and then left. a week prior his wife was crying in the front of the house and my mother comforted her... Read more »
Hello my ex girlfriend enter to my apartment without my permission, she took with her my tablet my cellphone my kindle my car keys and my personal identificación bank cards social security driver license took pictures of this information and used against me, in that day my daughter was here she is... Read more »
my exgirlfriend enter to my apartment without my concern, look through all my apartment for my personal stuff, took with her my tablet my cellphone my klinde, my car keys my driver license my social security card my banks cards, without my concern, she only gave back to me the next day my car keys... Read more »
There is a law in my county in nj that states I can not walk into any public court house and record What ever I can see from a public view without prior written consent from the courthouse administrator. Which means I have to file an application to assert my freedom to record in public. Is this... Read more »
I was pulled over for being on my phone but never got a ticket for it. I got a ticket for a break light that was functioning, possession of controlled dangerous substance, possession of con. Dangerous substance in a M.V. a bill is being viewed for marijuana and is being postponed again for 2 more... Read more »
I was pulled over after long conversation with officer he searched my car, me and arrested me with out reading me my Miranda rights. I was charged with a criminal charge. Since I was not read my rights as a part of an American citizen and having my rights, should the case be dismissed due to not... Read more »
Not necessarily your Miranda Rights only apply if the prosecutor intends to use any of your statements against you which were given while you were under custodial interrogation. I suggest you hire a lawyer to find a possible better defense.
I was traveling south bound on my main road while the p/o was conducting a speed radar at a standstill in the middle of the road. Pulls out, follows me 3 cars behind for 3 miles before stating in the police report that he pulled up and seen that I was "looking down on my phone " proceeded... Read more »
I am called by my middle name by my family and peers. I was the passenger in a vehicle pulled over for having an exhaust which was precieved to be too loud. I was incarcerated and served 5 days in MCCI. What legal action should I take to fight this charge or get it dismissed/ lowered to an offense... Read more »
More information is needed to property answer your question and thus I suggest a consultation. But Unfortunately this type of case is your word against the officer and generally the office will win, unless you get lucky in court. The best thing to do is to hire a good lawyer to get the best...Read more »
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