Criminal Law Questions & Answers

Q: Can someone use text message as Evidence to against another person in court, Or Investigated Even citizens arrested.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Sexual Harassment for Florida on
Answered on Oct 22, 2018
Terrence H Thorgaard's answer
Yes, a text message can be admitted into evidence, assuming it complies with all other rules of evidence, including relevance and assuming it's not hearsay.

Q: cops have continuosly falsely reported to cyf there was a drug lab in my home when therewas not.is that illegal to do???

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Libel & Slander for Pennsylvania on
Answered on Oct 22, 2018
Cary B. Hall's answer
If true, then yes, you could probably file section 1983 litigation against them in federal court.

Best of luck to you.

Q: I WAS CHARGED WITH UNLAWFUL FLIGHT FROM LAW ENF VEH IN 11/2014. THERE IS A WARRANT. HOW DO i CLEAR THIS?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Arizona on
Answered on Oct 22, 2018
Zachary Divelbiss' answer
There are two ways to deal with this. The first option is to go to court yourself and convince the judge to quash the warrant. Depending on the judge, they may take you immediately into custody and force you to pay the bond to be released. The second option is to hire a lawyer. A lawyer will be able to file the motion to quash without you having to go to court. Everything is still up to the judge. If you have more specific questions, please don't hesitate to contact us at Zach@Divellaw.com or...

Q: is There anyway I can receive all of my restitution payment?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury and Civil Rights for Oklahoma on
Answered on Oct 22, 2018
Keegan Kelley Harroz's answer
You will receive payment after the Defendant makes a payment and it is processed by the state.

Q: What does "COMPLAINT & ORD HTA WAIVED PRELIM HRG" mean?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Answered on Oct 22, 2018
Dale S. Gribow's answer
SOUNDS LIKE YOU HAVE A CRIMINAL CASE PENDING AND YOU WAIVED A PRELIMINARY HEARING WHERE EVIDENCE WOULD BE PRESENTED AGAINST YOU, AND WERE THUS HELD TO ANSWER (HTA)

Q: If i reported a child molester and mother who is involved how do i get involved in helping this young girl? No arrests.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Child Support, Criminal Law and Family Law for Texas on
Answered on Oct 22, 2018
Kiele Linroth Pace's answer
Report abuse, neglect, or exploitation to the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (aka CPS) by calling 800-252-5400.

Q: The state put a danco on between my boyfriend and I, I want to get it dropped because we do have a child together

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Domestic Violence for Minnesota on
Answered on Oct 22, 2018
Thomas C Gallagher's answer
As far as trying to get the Judge to drop the no contact conditions and DANCO, with consistent effort you may be able to accomplish that. For a longer discussion of how, you may be interested in reading my blog article: How to Get Rid of a Domestic Abuse No Contact Order in Minnesota https://wp.me/pAFjr-7v . If he was found mentally ill it's possible the criminal charge may be dismissed (i.e., misdemeanor) or postponed until he regain competence after treatment. It would make sense in that...

Q: currently I'm undergoing a pretrial diversion Program for a non violent offense. Am I still able to buy a new firearm?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on
Answered on Oct 22, 2018
Kiele Linroth Pace's answer
If the nonviolent offense is a felony, or if conviction is punishable by more than 1 year confinement, then you are prohibited by Federal Law as a person under indictment per 18 U.S. Code § 922.

You should check with your criminal defense attorney in Louisiana to find out if there are any applicable rules for the Pretrial Diversion program or any applicable conditions of your jail release bond.

Q: My ex wants a file kidnapping charges if I take my daughter to go see her cousins for the day. Can she do this

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on
Answered on Oct 22, 2018
Kiele Linroth Pace's answer
Review your custody order with your Family Law attorney. If you don't have a Family Law attorney then you should hire one because it will be cheaper in the long run than getting charged with a felony like kidnapping.

Q: How does something request a competency hearing in Montgomery County, Tx?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, DUI / DWI and Elder Law for Texas on
Answered on Oct 22, 2018
Kiele Linroth Pace's answer
DWI is a criminal offense so he should apply for a court appointed attorney. However, being found incompetent has other serious ramifications that he should discuss with his attorney.

Q: can a lien be put on car if owned by 2 people when one is being sued for credit card debt

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on
Answered on Oct 22, 2018
Kiele Linroth Pace's answer
This question was posted under the Criminal Law topic but it is an issue of Civil Law.

I suggest re-posting this inquiry under a different topic section like Collections, Civil Litigation, or Consumer Law.

Q: can a lien be put on property for credit card debt

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on
Answered on Oct 22, 2018
Kiele Linroth Pace's answer
This is an issue of Civil Law rather than Criminal Law.

I suggest re-posting this inquiry under a different topic section like Collections, Civil Litigation, or Consumer Law.

Q: Can my boyfriend be charged with a crime if someone else confessed the the crime?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Texas on
Answered on Oct 22, 2018
Kiele Linroth Pace's answer
Frankly, he could be charged with the murdering the Tooth Fairy. Any of us could. Ultimately, the question is whether the prosecution can prove their case beyond a reasonable doubt.

The fact that someone else confessed may help the defense, but not always. Some crimes can be simultaneously committed by multiple people.

Q: The Sperm donor took my fiances son, please help..

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Child Custody for Texas on
Answered on Oct 22, 2018
Kiele Linroth Pace's answer
If the "sperm donor" is the biological father, and there are no court orders regarding custody, then your fiance needs to hire a local Family Law attorney with experience handling child custody and SAPCR cases.

Q: Does the taxes hafto be paid to use property bond

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law and Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Answered on Oct 22, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
Mortgage encumbered part of equity. Tax lien encumbered part of equity. If not enough equity left ovwr, then can't use property for property bond.

Q: My son was charged with aggravated sexual assualt of a child he is mild MHMR and doesn't know how to answer questions th

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on
Answered on Oct 22, 2018
Grant St Julian III's answer
Police can ask anything they want. Your son has the right to refuse to answer. He should not give any statement, and needs an attorney ASAP. Good luck.

Q: federal cases needed for protection of court due process and addressing intrinsic fraud. abuse of power/brady violations

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Civil Rights for California on
Answered on Oct 21, 2018
Dale S. Gribow's answer
more info needed.

who is lawyer you have been working with? is s/he willing and competent to take on the case? on a contingency or hourly? if not ask for recommendation?

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