Leonard R. Boyer's answer It is very likely. To properly answer your questions and address your concerns, the best way to handle this is with an in person consultation with an experienced criminal defense attorney. You need to retain the best criminal defense attorney that you can afford. Use AVVO's Find a Lawyer tool to select a qualified attorney. Good luck.
Kristin Paulding's answer There is a specific Virginia Code Section for people under the age of 21 who have been arrested for DUI. Under 18.2-266.1 if you are under 21 and you are driving with a BAC of .02 to .08 you can be found guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor which is punishable by up to 12 months in jail and a $2500 fine. It sounds like your BAC of .007 is below that. I would recommend talking to an experienced criminal defense lawyer because you may have some defenses to this charge.
Kristin Paulding's answer Assault and Battery on a Family Member is a Class 1 misdemeanor punishable by up to 12 months in jail and a $2500 fine. However, if you are found guilty or the Court determines there is enough evidence to find you guilty you can be given a deferred finding. A deferred finding option is available for first time offenders. With a deferred finding you will be placed on good behavior for 2 years. The Court may require you to complete anger management or a substance abuse assessment. After 2 years...
Neville Bedford's answer These are perfect questions to go over with your attorney. That person you call defense counsel. They will have a solid working knowledge of the law of the case theory, and all of the appropriate procedural remedies.
Neville Bedford's answer Next, the warrant, most likely issued from the failure to appear date, continues. Best advice, consult with, meet, and retain the best criminal defense lawyer you can find to resolve the issue.
Julie A. Rice's answer The probation officer can put you in jail for violation of probation and the Judge will hear your case and determine how long you should stay in jail or if you should be released.
Julie A. Rice's answer If the case is in GA, then contact the Atlanta Bar Referral Service and see if they offer any pro bono and/or the person should see if he or she qualifies for a public defender. If the case is in SC, then see about the public defender and I do not know if they have any other pro bono lawyer services.
Tristan Kenyon Schultz's answer This is not a formal classification. There will not be anything in a file and there is not objective basis for this classification. This is likely a personal opinion made by your local police. This label will not follow you. It may be nothing more than a local police officer trying to have you leave them alone and stop creating paperwork for them.
Julie A. Rice's answer There are two (2) issues here ~ 1.) Did he have any kind of weapon for this to be considered an armed robbery? His body can be a weapon. If he had a knife or any other object that could do bodily harm, then that can be considered an armed robbery. 2.) Your son didn't take anything. Just because he didn't get away with taking anything doesn't mean he didn't engage in a crime. You should really take this up with his attorney. Most stores have cameras and most likely this is on a video and...
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Richard C Simons' answer Well there would appear to be multiple violations committed here. The first I will focus on is Section 304.012.1, commonly known as "careless and Imprudent" which makes careless driving a Class B misdemeanor which is punishable by a $500 fine and or six months in jail, and 4 points on your license.
The second one could be that you put the officer at risk by making him flee which is called Aggravated Endangerment of an Emergency Responder which is a class c misdemeanor( 15 days in...
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