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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Oklahoma on
Q: What offenses could the people be charged with?

I have a hypothetical scenario of three people who are apart of an organization that find stolen artifacts and are tasked to retrieve those items. They had done some research and found that there were possible stolen artifacts in a museum. They informed the leader of the organization and... Read more »

Brian Boeheim
Brian Boeheim answered on Oct 20, 2019

This is like a law school essay. The only possible charge might be conspiracy, but the evidence is way too thin for a conviction and even a probable cause hearing. The anonymous tip is not enough on its own without some corroborating evidence. The only way the prosecution might get there is if... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law on
Q: if police officer does not follow code A and evidences is collected during use of pace S1 is evidence admissible

– The officer must state their name and police station

– what they expect to find

– The person searched must be asked if they want a copy and either given a copy or a receipt which explains how they can access a copy.

Uk London, the reason of stop and search burglary

Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin answered on Oct 20, 2019

You do not indicate the state

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Arkansas on
Q: If you were in jail on Dec 5, 2018 in Louisiana and had court in Miller county on Dec 18, 2018 &in Miller county jail

He remained incarceration until Miller county Arkansas just came and got him about 3 weeks ago. He goes to court Tues on the FTA warrant. But Caddo parish sent them a letter of incarsaration showing he was in jail all this time. Can they convict him on this? I read Arkansas code 5-54-120 FTA

Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin answered on Oct 20, 2019

He should have an attorney, appointed or retained. Talk to his lawyer

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for New Jersey on
Q: I recently purchased a pair of fake Christian Louboutins from someone for $600 in person. How can I get my money back?

I know this person. He comes from a family of law enforcement and he himself, is a CO. He sent me a picture and they looked good so it didnt cross my mind that could be fake nor would I think he would sell me fake shoes. After I inspected the shoes I realized they were fake and asked where he got... Read more »

Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin answered on Oct 20, 2019

Sue him for fraud or go to police who will probably not consider case

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Indiana on
Q: Can a confidential informant in the state of indiana do drugs
Paul Stanko
Paul Stanko answered on Oct 20, 2019

I would speculate that nearly all confidential informants are drug users. Otherwise, they would not be involved in the business of setting up supposed dealers.

There is no code of ethics or behavior for snitches.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Ohio on
Q: I was charged with failure to control, but wasn’t at the scene, and no one witnessed me there except the word of the guy

Who was there. He was on drugs(wife’s son) and asked me to pick him up from the accident. Upon arrival I was detained and told that (wife’s son) identifies me as driver. They found weapons and drugs none of which were on my person? My attorney wants to file a motion to suppress? Another... Read more »

Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin answered on Oct 20, 2019

The word is called testimony. Testimony from one witness is sufficient.

If you do not trust those attorneys why would you trust an attorney on an internet site

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and DUI / DWI for Louisiana on
Q: I was arrested on my first dui while on probation should I tell my officer or should I wait to see if they find it
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Oct 19, 2019

You already asked this question. Read the answer.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: I’m on misdemeanor probation in one parish and I got arrested in another parish. Should I call and tell them?
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Oct 19, 2019

Don't call anyone except your criminal attorney from the 1st offense.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: If I gave affidavi to the sheriff's office for a defendent it was noterized and now they want to talk to me what to do
Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin answered on Oct 19, 2019

You decide whether you wish to talk to them and whether you wish to speak to an attorney first

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: Can a person be charge for an assault if there is a video of the assault but the victim (not domestic) does not press

Defendant on parol

No witness

No weapon found

Victim not pressing charges

William M. Weinberg
William M. Weinberg answered on Oct 19, 2019

It’s possible that the DA would proceed without the witness and just rely on the video as evidence of identity and the assault itself. I would highly recommend hiring an attorney and attempt to interview the alleged victim. Remember not to post any personal information on this website. It is public.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: I unknowly bought a stolen car I received a written bill of sale from saler Also driving on a suspend LIC And prior

What is the best way to get this dismissed I am inocent of this.

William M. Weinberg
William M. Weinberg answered on Oct 19, 2019

If you have been charged, then hire an experienced attorney and show them the bill of sale and if your license is suspended then go to the DMV and get it cleared up. Many judges will dismiss with a fine if they're shown a valid license.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: I was late to my surrender date was put back on calendar immediately will I get more time? Should I go to the police?

I was to surrender for 171 day sentence for a probation violation I got to the court room 10 mins late because I got into the wrong line outside I was sent to the clerk to check in she tried to call the courtroom but no one answered so she put me back on calendar for this Tuesday. Will I get extra... Read more »

William M. Weinberg
William M. Weinberg answered on Oct 19, 2019

I doubt you'll get any more time. Contact the lawyer who represented you and appear with her/him.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: I'm facing a possession of meth for sale charge. Was detained in January charged in July, arrested in October.

Would or should the police have photo or video evidence of any kind of contra ban removed my room during a drug raid. If not, can I request an immediate dismissal.

William M. Weinberg
William M. Weinberg answered on Oct 19, 2019

You very much need an experienced lawyer to handle this and you shouldn't write any details on a public website. If the drugs and scales weren't in your room then your case should be dismissed.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law on
Q: I was caught shoplifting twice 5 years ago I believe I have a warrant of my arrest in contra costa county.

Not sure what to do I have been good and staying out of trouble this whole time. How do I get this cleared without going to jail

Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin answered on Oct 19, 2019

Hire an attorney

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for New Hampshire on
Q: What happens if the individual has two priors?
Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin answered on Oct 19, 2019

It can be considered in any sentencing

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Georgia on
Q: I if burglarized stores no intended for dewling or no one stay there can I be charged with first degree burglary
Joshua Schiffer
Joshua Schiffer answered on Oct 19, 2019

They can CHARGE you with tons of stuff.... What they can prove beyond a reasonable doubt is another issue entirely.

Sorry for the smug answer, however the State has broad discretion in bringing charges (grand juries indict everything) and they almost always overcharge.

You will...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: wife is in dallas county jail for INSUFFICIENT BOND - ASSAULT PEACE OFFICER/JUDGE how much time is she looking at?

{NEED HELP PLEASE}my wife was out on bail in Da;;as Texas she took my kids to Las vegas but lost her I.d. and she missed court in texas got extradited from NV to TX. If it helps she has record of Mental illness and had a mental health attorney before the extradition. she appeared 3 times before but... Read more »

Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III answered on Oct 19, 2019

Have this conversation with her attorney in Dallas; he/she knows more about the situation than anyone else. Has a mental evaluation been performed on your wife recently? Have the charhes been enhanced due to her prior convictions?

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Criminal Law, Gov & Administrative Law and Personal Injury for Georgia on
Q: Can a Drug Court Counselor who has engaged in romantic relationship with numerous court participants be prosecuted

Drug Court participants were assigned to this female counselor/case manager to supervise participants and provide them with counseling services. She actively pursued romantic and sexual relationships with three (identified) male drug court participants. Counselor also invited female drug court... Read more »

Joshua Schiffer
Joshua Schiffer answered on Oct 19, 2019

There are a multitude of potential claims that could be explored here, all depending on the employment status of the individual as well as the obligations and duties of the Counselor.

The Damages would be an interesting project, as would be how liability is assigned. The state has a...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: Am I looking at jail time?

No criminal record. 3 charges.

Possession of a controlled substance

Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin answered on Oct 19, 2019

There is always a possibility

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Arizona on
Q: I've been charged with a few things by word of mouth and lies, a family member and cops are involved what do I do?

My sister and I got pulled over, she was driving and I was the passenger of the vehicle. They conducted a search and found a large quantity of meth some paraph. marijuana, scale baggies etc. They searched me and found a quarter gram on my person . They ask who the drugs belonged to I said I don't... Read more »

Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin answered on Oct 19, 2019

You can stop making statements in a public forum and stop talking to all others except a lawyer.

YOu need to retain an attorney

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