Criminal Law Questions & Answers

Q: i didnt hit this guy i just put my hand top of his chest and yelled he called cops 4 days later. will judge issue arrest

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Georgia on Sep 1, 2015

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Julie A. Rice's answer
That is battery and if the Judge believes that you committed the crime of battery, then, yes, the judge can issue an arrest warrant for your arrest. Keep your hands to yourself.

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Q: Gave a man 1500 down payment to drill me a well. Can I charge him with theft by deception since hasn\\\'t showed up.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Georgia on Sep 1, 2015

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Julie A. Rice's answer
Did you have a contract? Regardless, go to the police department and ask for a warrant for his arrest and the judge will hold a hearing.

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Q: Can a plea bargain sentence be reduced after it was already accepted??

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on Aug 31, 2015

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
Probably not. Speak with his attorney about this.

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Q: I violated my probation by consuming alcohol n catching new charges what will happen to me?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law on Aug 31, 2015

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
You are now facing the original amount of time in jail that you faced before you got put onto probation, plus punishment for the new charges. There may or may not be a bond set on the vop. Get counsel.

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Q: Resignation during bond.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law on Aug 31, 2015

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
What type of bond is it? You put this into the criminal law forum, and I suspect that must be the wrong one. I do not think that you can resign from a criminal bond.

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Q: how long can they hold you in jail without a court hearing

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Health Care Law for Texas on Aug 31, 2015

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
He needs a criminal defense attorney on his side. If he is indigent, the public defender can be appointed to represent him in a criminal case. The initial question here is how long someone can be held in jail without a court hearing. You might be able to learn more about that by contacting a criminal defense attorney in your area. This forum is made up of private criminal defense attorneys in the USA. We basically do not help people unless we are paid money, the public defender is the pro bono...

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Q: My ex girlfriend is being charged with assault 2nd degree. Is there anyway to get her probation or will she face jail

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Connecticut on Jul 19, 2015

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
She needs to hire a criminal defense attorney. The attorney will investigate the facts and represent her.

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Q: do you get bail money back if not guilty?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee on Jul 18, 2015

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
Did you post the amount yourself, or did a bonding company post it?

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Q: I Got Arrested For Assault On A Family Member At 16 . Will That Go Off Of My Record When I Turn 18 ?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on Jul 19, 2015

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
I do not practice in your state, but if I do not say something, this question will likely go unanswered. Do an internet search for automatic expungement of juvenile records in TX.

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Q: Does vineline have to notify you before an inmate can be released?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Kentucky on Jul 19, 2015

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
It probably cannot be a condition precedent to the release.

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Q: Yes or no

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for New York on Jul 19, 2015

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
This is not a criminal law question actually. It is an employment law question. It depends upon the questions. Ask the attorney who represented you.

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Q: If you get arrested and you tell the detective you want to talk to an attorney and they keep pressing you. To talk

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Oregon on Jul 19, 2015

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
Terms for dismissal? What does that mean? Grounds? You have an attorney, right? Ask your attorney.

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Q: If all crimes are commercial must the court accept a counter claim to a information or complaint?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for California on Jul 19, 2015

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
No. Where do you get the concept that all crimes are commercial?

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Q: I'm 16 and my boyfriend is 21. NO we don't have sex and don't plan too until we're married. He lives with me and my mom

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Alabama on Jul 19, 2015

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
http://www.legalmatch.com/law-library/article/alabama-age-of-consent-lawyers.html

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Q: If I got arrested for apc and refusal to take Breath test. Why am I being charged with a dui.? In north dakota

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for North Dakota on Jul 19, 2015

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
What is apc? People are charged with crime because probable cause exists.

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Q: I would just like to know what does it mean when on your warrant it says extradition: statewide

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Nevada on Aug 30, 2015

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
Probably that you will be transferred to the originating county upon arrest.

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Q: I am 17. Can i date and have sex with my 41 year old teacher?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Georgia on Aug 30, 2015

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
Do a simple internet search on age of consent in GA, and start reading. The 41 year old should not skate on very thin ice.

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Q: Do you get released on your own accord on a charge of public intoxication in Decatur, Alabama after 24 hours ?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Alabama on Aug 30, 2015

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
The best way to ensure that he is released is to hire a private criminal defense attorney.

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