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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and DUI / DWI for California on

Q: I JUST FOUND OUT I HAD 2 WARRANTS. IF I GO TO THE COURT CLERKS OFFICE HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO PUT ME ON THE CALENDAR?

I LIVE IN SAN DIEGO CA AND 1 IS FOR A DUI TICKET AND THE OTHER IS A TROLLEY TICKET. BOTH ARE MISEDEAMANORS AND OVER 8 YEARS OLD. I HAVE NOT BEEN IN ANY TROUBLE IN 8 YEARS.

Mr. Hudson Thomas Bair answered on Aug 24, 2019

Call the Clerk's office, some courts have same day (meaning you show up to court when the Clerk's office opens and you get added to the calendar that day) while others have a more involved scheduling system which requires you show up and you get a court date some time in the future.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Criminal Law and Personal Injury for Arkansas on

Q: In the Supreme Court decision, Wright vs. UNION NATIONAL BANK.

Very little was given back, they stole Hi Daniel's oil and Gas Co. After this decision, million hidden in overseas accounts, nothing returned to June Grubbs. I just found the money existed, that it was millions, about the Gas Co. Law firm is closed. In last sentence, was chancelOrs decision that... Read more »

Tim Akpinar answered on Aug 24, 2019

This appears to be a matter of considerable complexity that would be difficult for an attorney to respond to in a basic Q & A forum. As a starting point, you could contact an Arkansas attorney to arrange a consultation. It was categorized under Personal Injury, but seems closer to being something... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Oklahoma on

Q: Does this include 1-2 nights per week?

Gary Kollin answered on Aug 24, 2019

It could whatever it is

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Georgia on

Q: I have a question about breaking and entering an automobile

Gary Kollin answered on Aug 24, 2019

Thank you for sharing about your curiosity

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Sexual Harassment for Missouri on

Q: Can a cop ask you describe a sexual act between you and your boyfriend in detail

Was pulled over a Cop found a brand new boxFigure in in my vehicle it is not illegal in Missouri to possess fake urineThe cop accused me of using it to pass probation tests even though I had never provided a UA for my probation yet and when I told him it was for fetish purposes he asked me to... Read more »

Gary Kollin answered on Aug 24, 2019

Yes

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law on

Q: Arrested for marijuana over a year ago, went to court last year found out no indictment issued yet. Keep calling 3 mo.

Mixed up months, didn't call, missed indictment date, now warrant issued. Called court told best thing to do is turn myself in the day before next court date. Will try to get to my case if not I have to stay in jail for three months until next court date. Was told I would get probation and fine but... Read more »

Gary Kollin answered on Aug 23, 2019

If you will not trust an attorney who represents you, then why would trust the recommendation of an attorney whose only connection to you is an electronic response

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Gov & Administrative Law for Indiana on

Q: What case log can a inmate use to get a sentence modification if a judge said a different sentence from his release dat

The judge sentenced my boyfriend to 3 years do 18 months if he doesn't get into the drug program, which he didn't. But his release date has the full 3 years and the court told him he needs to file a modification. He needs to know what proper case logs he could use to put in his modification.

Gary Kollin answered on Aug 23, 2019

case log or case law?

Without knowing the facts and circumstances, there are hundreds of books of case law and it is impossible to identify any in particular

1 Answer | Asked in Identity Theft and Criminal Law for California on

Q: I am a minor I cut off my ppp house arrest bracelet and came to Mexico I have a warrant for my arrest will I be arrested

If I try to cross the border back into California

Gary Kollin answered on Aug 23, 2019

Going through customs! Yep

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Arkansas on

Q: What type of court is it for this offence?

Example, is it arraignment?

Gary Kollin answered on Aug 23, 2019

I give up. Is the offense a secret?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and DUI / DWI for Georgia on

Q: Will I serve jail time for a felony warrant driving while intoxicated 12 years ago?

I have a felony warrant issued for failure to appear in Lake County court Indiana in 2007. I just found out three weeks ago. It was driving while intoxicated and I was doing community service and a bench warrant was issued for failure to appear after I moved back to Ga. I thought my community... Read more »

Ecleynne Mercy answered on Aug 23, 2019

You need to seek help from an attorney licensed in Indiana.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Georgia on

Q: is it a felony to give false information to police officer to avoid being served with a prior warrant?

Served four days in jail for criminal impersonation in 2009. Was living in Tennessee at the time and failed to appear

Ecleynne Mercy answered on Aug 23, 2019

A person who gives a false name, address, or date of birth to a law enforcement officer in the lawful discharge of his official duties with the intent of misleading the officer as to his identity or birthdate is guilty of a misdemeanor.

Ga. Code Ann. § 16-10-25

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Georgia on

Q: Fiance was convicted of theft by rec stolen property, bought at pawn shop. How can he be convicted when he didnt know

Fiance was convicted of theft by rec stolen property, that he bought at a local pawn shop. How can he be convicted when he didnt know it was stolen? It was purchased from a place of business. He was already on parole for a prior conviction.

Ecleynne Mercy answered on Aug 23, 2019

He needs to fight the case.

Proof of possession, alone, of recently stolen property, is not sufficient to establish the essential element of the offense of theft by receiving stolen property that the possessor knew or should have known that the property was stolen. West's Ga.Code Ann. §...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for New York on

Q: Can the police charge someone else for drug sales if the original person they charged beat the case?

My friend was charged with selling drugs but didn't make the sale. If he beats the case can the police then charge the person who did sell the drugs or can they charge the person on the lease of the apartment?

Gary Kollin answered on Aug 23, 2019

Yes

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Constitutional Law on

Q: Hello, I'm going to Federal court In St. Louis MO, For an drugs conspiracy case. When should I get the name's of witness

I also feel that I am not getting all of the discovery I'm obligated to. The prosecutor keep saying if I don't corporate or plead guilty she's adding more charges. My PD don't seem too concerned. What should I do in a situation like this?? Thanks in advance.

Gary Kollin answered on Aug 22, 2019

You HAVE an attorney. This is something you should be discussing with your attorney

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Oklahoma on

Q: How would I go about requesting all the case numbers that a specific prosecutor has ever presided over?

I am needing a specific prosecutor's entire case history. I was unsure if I could obtain the case numbers.

Keegan Kelley Harroz answered on Aug 22, 2019

You can search the prosecutor's name on OSCN.net by using the advanced search feature. This is not guaranteed to produce every case but is the only feasible option available.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on

Q: can the D.A. bring up a case the is over 20 years old and add it to a new case to make the crime habitual?

Roy Lee Warren answered on Aug 22, 2019

Possibly, but it depends on the particular situation. The DA can make an enhancement allegations (from previous crimes) to increase the range of punishment, but you for sure will need the assistance of a lawyer. I do not believe it is fair to use previous criminal convictions to increase the level... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Maine on

Q: I am 24 and on 2 occasions I have received bjs from a 17year old is that legal

Hunter J Tzovarras answered on Aug 22, 2019

It is illegal under federal law. It would not be illegal under Maine law if it was consensual.

1 Answer | Asked in Constitutional Law, Criminal Law and Election Law for California on

Q: What would the corrective be to all the actions resulting from a presidency gained through fraudulent means?

If Trump is found to have gained the presidency as a result of welcoming the help of Russian active measures, the release of stolen DNC documents, breaking campaign finance law, in essence defrauding voters, making him an illegitimate president -- wouldn’t that also make the VP, the First Lady,... Read more »

Gary Kollin answered on Aug 22, 2019

Those are political questions, not legal questions

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Oklahoma on

Q: I need to know if a civilian can obtain a specific prosecutor's case record or history in Oklahoma?

Keegan Kelley Harroz answered on Aug 22, 2019

Yes, as long as the records are not sealed. Most court records are available on www.oscn.net and/or the court clerk's office.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Maine on

Q: If I get convicted of gross sexual assault what are the possible outcomes

Hunter J Tzovarras answered on Aug 22, 2019

It would depend on the category of gross sexual assault that is charged and convicted on. In general, this is a very serious charge that often carries a long prison term, with some forms of gross sexual assault carrying prison terms of 20 years or more. A gross sexual assault conviction will also... Read more »

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