I served 2 weeks in jail on the day of my arrest for assault. My trial is coming up, will they just tell me how long im going to jail, or do I get to have my witnesses speak against my prosecutor to try and prove self defense? In ky
My son was charged with third degree to sexual assault on his neice the attorney he had at the time they fired her my son has been in there 7 years now and my granddaughter which is his niece has told a new family member that her mother force her lie about her uncle that if she didn't her... Read more »
You absolutely do not have to speak to them. You have the right to remain silent. If the police seek to speak to you might invoke your right to remain silent by saying the magic words. "I want a lawyer." Then shut up do not discuss anything as anything you say to them will be used against you.
my ex gf assaulted me back in march 2020 and was issued a danco. since then she has violated the order twice and has just been charged and found guilty of one violation of the danco but has not been charged with the assault yet or the other violation. so im just wondering how this all works. any... Read more »
A misdemeanor does not automatically close at the two-year mark, but if the prosecution has not already filed formal charges by that point they will be barred from doing so by the statute of limitations.
Yes, statute of limitation for most Misdemeanor offenses is 1.5 years and most Felonies is 3 years, so you can be charged any time within the statute of limitations. You need to hire a criminal defense attorney to assist you with this matter right away. The sooner you hire an attorney, the better.
Last night 9/23/2020 around 4:30 p.m., some private number called my mom and asked for me, she told them I haven't lived there in 15 years and the lady on the other line said that someone filed a complaint about me or on me and that I needed to call an "888" number with a... Read more »
Third violation of probation, by commission of Burglary will invite a motion to remand to county jail. But he is presumed not guilty. It may be possible to avoid going to jail until trial. But he will need an experienced attorney and their work is cut out for them. On just the burglary alone he...Read more »
Someone threatened to send private 18+ photos to my parents and my university. I publicly tweeted that I would commit suicide if they did that. They saw my tweets and apologized and said they will not be sending anything. Then they did send private 18+ copyrighted photos to my university two weeks... Read more »
It is unclear their legal liability unless you actually did do as you promised- which you did not. Still their was a risk to lief, and many questions were left open by the Michelle Carter case a few years ago, re: encouraging suicide. the larger issue might depend on the content of the pictures,...Read more »
It’s very possible. While this falls under the “plain view” exception to a warrantless search, many counties in Alabama have a PreTrial Diversion program that allows for the dismissal of the charges once you complete the program. I’d find a good criminal lawyer and ask them about filing out...Read more »
My friend passed away, I am the named Executor, in probate court now. Next court date in Dec. A squatter who says he's been living in house of decedent, since 1/2019, is driving 2 cars, 1 with expired registration and no insurance is on cars. This person has not been living there at all.... Read more »
The taking of another's property without permission is theft. The police deal with this. You can call and ask for an officer to meet you at the property and with proof of your right to possession of the property as the executor, get the keys.
While conducting a traffic enforcement stop - the officer asks vehicle operator to roll down tinted windows (example: 0 percent tint). If that reveals contraband is that in plain view? - or does the action of rolling down windows alter?
Why is a LEO different from a GEMINI or a TAURUS? An officer has the right to ask you to step out of the vehicle and if opening the door would reveal the contraband you left in plain sight, it is probably not an infringement. You might need to establish that rolling down the window was not within...Read more »
I just want some advice because i was a first offender and i got put on probation for 30 years and have had to pay fees i cannot afford and never will be able to afford to a place that no longer exists. I was 17 at the time and the person who did the acts was 15 so they charged me instead. I would... Read more »
This is a very vague question. More facts are needed. It sounds like you have an academic question rather than a legal question. Without giving too much info online, be more specific. Otherwise, call a local criminal defense attorney for more specific response to your particular matter.
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