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Q: I have a domestic violence charge on my record I was unaware of. How could I have a charge if the police have never

Spoken to me?

William Jaksa
William Jaksa answered on Nov 27, 2019

If you have a conviction on your record that you're not aware of, OR that you know is false, then you need to move to get it removed. First, speak to the Clerk at the courthouse where the conviction is registered to get a copy of the conviction and then contact the associated police service and... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Appeals / Appellate Law and Federal Crimes for Alabama on
Q: My friend was convicted by false testimony
Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin answered on Nov 2, 2019

Thank you for sharing

No question asked

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Divorce, Car Accidents and Child Custody for Alabama on
Q: how can i become a lawyer
Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin answered on Oct 29, 2019

By graduating from a law school, passing the Bar exam and then be approved by the Bar.

But this is not a legal question.

If you were not able to determine this on your own, then being a lawyer is not for you

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Q: Can a person go to court for you over a medical situation on a theft of property 3rd under $25.00 in Adamsville alabama

If I have 3 priors over 5 years ago for the same thing but they were closed upon completion

Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin answered on Oct 22, 2019

What to you mean "go to court for you?"

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Q: 1 Theft of property at Walmart under $25.00 and had to sign a paper not to come back in Walmart with 3

Priors over 5 years ago for same thing but closed those cases

Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin answered on Oct 22, 2019

Thanks for sharing. No question asked

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Traffic Tickets and Car Accidents for Alabama on
Q: If someoone wrecks and leaves the seen but no others were involved and no property damage what can happen?
Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Oct 22, 2019

It is possible that the person can be charged with leaving the scene so I would advise them to get their car out of there instantly, for starters.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Alabama on
Q: can a 16 year old autistic girl date a 19 year old? this started when she was 15 but turned 16 sept 2019.

This man has been taking advantage of my autistic daughter. I have found messages from him relating to sexual content. she is not capable of making those decisions, its more like shes 12. she is home schooled and doing 6th grade work. I have told him not to ever contact her again. I have taken her... Read more »

Kate Furek
Kate Furek answered on Oct 14, 2019

You should contact your local law enforcement. Do not delete any content from her phone or continue to talk to her about the incident.

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Q: I have been charged with promoting prison contraband but it was not intentional do I have a chance to fight it
Kate Furek
Kate Furek answered on Oct 14, 2019

Whenever charged with a criminal offense, you should plead not guilty until you can discuss the facts of the case with a lawyer. If you cannot afford one, ask if one can be appointed to you.

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Q: What is a reverse split sentence Alabama
Kate Furek
Kate Furek answered on Oct 12, 2019

In Alabama, a reverse split sentence varies from a traditional split sentence because the suspended time is to be served first and then the “split” or non-suspended time is to be served last. However, unlike a traditional split sentence, after the initial probationary period the judge has... Read more »

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Q: What is the penalty for assault 3rd pleading guilty
J. Brent Burney
J. Brent Burney answered on Sep 24, 2019

Assault in the third degree is an A class misdemeanor. It carries up to a 12 months in the county or city jail and/or a fine not to exceed $6,000.00. A conviction would also have court cost and possible claims of restitution. You should consult a criminal defense attorney and discuss all of the... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Business Formation, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Criminal Law for Alabama on
Q: I have a summary and a class action and even a business ideal made and would like to send it to a lawyer

I have been working on this for months and would love to have a lawyer look at what i have and give me their opinion

Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin answered on Sep 14, 2019

You must contact lawyers individually and personally

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Q: Does a search warrant have to contain the property being seized or can it just state it’s related to a burglary?

The warrant never states specifically what is being looked for. It only states there was a burglary.

Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin answered on Sep 9, 2019

Second time with same question

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Alabama on
Q: Can 2 people be charged federally for something that was picked up by the feds.

If 2 people were in the car at the time of a traffic stop and a large quantity of drugs were found. One person claims the drug and both were incarcerated. The driver for the drugs and the passenger for obstruction of government operations. The passenger charges were later dismissed. Can they both... Read more »

Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin answered on Aug 21, 2019

yes

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Q: Does a person being accused of a crime in another state have to sign a waiver of extradition to be extradited?
Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin answered on Aug 16, 2019

No they can extradited through process of law

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Alabama on
Q: I was arrested in May 2018 for stealing almost 3000 dollars from my job.

I still don't have a court date. I paid it all back in full and even wrote an apology letter to the CEO. This is my first offense. Is it possible for me to just receive probation?

William Jaksa
William Jaksa answered on Aug 11, 2019

Receiving just 'probation' means that you were convicted of an offence and that was your sentence. An apology letter and paying back the money shows that you're serious and remorseful. If you want to avoid a conviction think of perhaps some community service and perhaps addressing the issues, if... Read more »

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Q: I went to police with 2 bruises on the weekend. They said I have to file charges Monday. I am not going back there

I assaulted him as well, threw a plate. If I go Monday and tell the police everything can the issue be dropped

S. Janaan Hashim
S. Janaan Hashim answered on Aug 4, 2019

If you haven’t filed any charges, then there’s nothing to be dropped and no need to tell the police anything. But, the guy at whom you threw the plate could press charges against you on his own initiative. Good luck.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law and Criminal Law for Alabama on
Q: What constitutes fraud?
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Aug 1, 2019

Fraud is essentially conduct that embodies deception and dishonesty. Depending on which jurisdiction's civil or penal codes you look at, it could be defined in a number of different ways. Its general attributes are that is done knowingly and deliberately by the wrongdoer, with the intent to deceive... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Contracts, Criminal Law and Real Estate Law for Alabama on
Q: Landlord changed locks on a commercial property I've leased till 2020 without notice. Should I call locksmith to get in?

The commercial property is leased in Montgomery .The contract states that it's for two years ending in 2020. A week ago today the landlord and I had a disagreement about a sublease she wanted to add to the contract already signed .The sublease states I give up half of the property leased to other... Read more »

Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin answered on Jul 30, 2019

How can any attorney on here answer the question without reviewing the lease, the payments and all other issues.

Did you call landlord?

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Alabama on
Q: How would you defend 2 theft of property 2nds and 1 theft of property 4 th.
Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin answered on Jun 13, 2019

With all my kill and experience

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Alabama on
Q: My court is on july 31 2019 for theft of services in the 4th degree fine 500.00

I have recently been shot twice both fatal and currently living in a tent in florence al a girl called me a taxi i stated i have no money she said ill pay when you get here so i left florence and ended at Sheffield al she wasnt around my total was 12.50 i told the lady driver i have no money and im... Read more »

Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin answered on Jun 1, 2019

If you want someone to understand your question, then do not write a single run-on sentence. Parse it. Write in sentences beginning with a capital letter ending in a punctuation mark.

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