Family violence does not always mean parties who are a couple or considered family by blood or marriage, although that can be the case. If the person lives with or has lived with the other person, or if the person shares children with the person, this is considered family per the laws of Georgia....Read more »
In determining whether a person had the intent to shoplift, the courts will usually look at whether you or the accused passed all points of sale (all registers, cashiers, self-check out, etc.). It depends on where you were in the store when they stopped you.
Bonds in Henry County are generally pretty fair and are similar bonds found in other Metro Atlanta counties. The main issues the judge will look at in determining the amount of bond (if a bond is indeed granted) is whether the individual has a likelihood of violating the law while out on bond and...Read more »
Failure to maintain lane is a relatively low bar in Georgia. If you crossed either the solid white line on the outside of your lane or the lines between lanes, this could result in a failure to maintain lane citation. This is true whether or not there is an accident.
The friend was not even her husband, but she was reported for family violence, and she had never lived in the same house with her. Will I still be prosecuted? How many years is the statute of limitations?
The statute of limitations depends on which type of family violence charge you are facing. There are several criminal offenses that qualify as family violence cases. Some charges like simple battery and criminal trespass are misdemeanors while others, such as aggravated assault or criminal damage...Read more »
They just keep telling her to come back and giving new court dates but when we show up they don't do anything. This has happened 6 times. This indictment was over a year ago and we've been in court 6 times. During these times , the judge called in sick, the lawyer was on vacation,... Read more »
The only way to get around this is for your daughter to file a speedy trial demand. If she wants to move the case through the system quicker this is the way to go. She should be mindful, though, that once this demand is filed the case will likely move very quickly. If you do not already have an...Read more »
My court date never got posted online don't know what to do have no lawyer now have fta and went to court end of November didn't get arrested for the fta from Oct 31 but bonds man called My dad the other day and told him I missed court but like i said I searched and searched never showed... Read more »
You need to report the assault to law enforcement where the hotel is located. How serious your bodily injuries are will determine the class or degree of the charge. It would be ideal if you can readily identify the perpetrator. If not, how serious your bodily injuries are will likely dictate how...Read more »
The prosecutor or District Attorney's office has the final say on all matters forwarded to it. The office will (should) take into considered that drop charge/affidavit of non-prosecution in deciding whether or not to formally file charges. If the accused has or can afford to hire an attorney,...Read more »
Together and of course live together, we were working on our problems together to make it work. Well last Sunday he decided to put his hands on me again and was arrested. The judge denied bond since he was already on a bond for the first case going to trial still. So he sits in Henry county jail... Read more »
No one here can tell you what amount of time, if any. Technical violations (changing address, not paying monthly costs of supervision) are less severe than picking up a new charge or failing to report/absconding, He's facing a max of 15 years or so on a VOP. He needs a lawyer to arrange a...Read more »
A "certain issue" is another way of saying that there are red flags in your case that someone noticed that need to be explored further. It is the generic term for a discrepancy in the facts or a legal issue that needs to be answered before someone, likely your attorney, feels comfortable...Read more »
The prosecutor or District Attorney's office has the final say on all matters forwarded to it. The office will (should) take into considered that drop charge/affidavit of non-prosecution in deciding whether or not to formally file charges. If the accused has or can afford to hire an...Read more »
the prior conviction, and any allegations & enhancements attached to the conviction shall be vacated and the petitioner shall be resentenced on the remaining counts in the same manner as if the petitioner had not been previously sentenced? is ther any loop hole?
If this is a real problem, you are facing criminal charges in the juvenile system. You are also facing CPS involvement once your child is born given your potential convictions for rape and distribution of narcotics. Sounds like you would also test positive, and your...Read more »
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