Lennie kills a woman but implies that he didn’t know what he was doing at the time. It says in the book that he saw his dead aunt and that rabbits were talking to him at the time of the crime. What proof would we need to plead insanity?
Yes. 'Lennie' could be considered legally incapable of committing a crime because of mental incapacity if at the time the crime was committed he had a mental disease or defect AND because of that disease or defect was incapable of knowing or understanding that his act was morally or...Read more »
(a) Every person who, while at or confined in any penal institution, while being conveyed to or from any penal institution, or while under the custody of officials, officers, or employees of any penal institution, possesses or carries upon his or her person or has under his or her custody or...Read more »
BECAUSE YOU HIRE A LAWYER DOESN'T MEAN YOU WILL GET OFF FROM THE CHARGES. A LAWYER FORCES THE DA TO MEET THEIR BURDEN OF PROOF. WHETHER THE CLIENT DID THE ACT OR NOT IS NOT THE ISSUE. IT IS WHETHER THERE IS ENOUGH EVIDENCE TO...Read more »
The one day lease isn't the problem. A contract (including a lease) is not valid if it has zero obligations. You are also limited in the number of legal tenants to two per bedroom. Further, it seems likely that such a lease would be deemed to have an "illegal purpose" and be void...Read more »
If your case is on appeal to the California court of appeal, you cannot appeal to the 9th Circuit court of appeals. Appeals to the 9th Circuit must come from cases decided in the United States District Court. You should be discussing these issues with your own lawyer, that is, whoever is handling...Read more »
My case is all over the place. The son I thought was mine isn't but I've been trying to get full custody of him because his mom is in prison ive had him since a baby she's never really been in his life and his biological father signed his rights over while incarcerated now his out... Read more »
If you had a stinger whip in your vehicle as a car emergency tool (with seat belt cutter and a window breaker) odds are it would not be considered a weapon. If, however, you have it concealed on your person and tell a cop it's for protection- it could result in charges for possession of a...Read more »
I'm being charged with 4 felonies 3 of them are strikes. I met this girl @ the casino she was flirting brought her home she later had her boyfriend come over when I was telling them it was time to gothe boyfriend handed me replica shotgun while she took a video of me holding it. Called the... Read more »
The restitution was not included in BK. The state of California garnished my wages to collect but they had to stop collection when I filed for BK. It has been around two years since BK was discharged and the state has not resumed trying to get payment. Should I just wait for them to contact me or... Read more »
Ask the attorneys who represented you re: the embezzlement charge and who assisted you with your BK. The restitution order may not be dischargable in BK and if it wasn't listed in the BK petition, you still owe the restitution amount.
More specifically, would it be unconstitutional for a law to be passed by a state government that creates a new affirmative defense for certain actions taken by a defendant that is subject to a civil lawsuit?
i had a dui 12 years ago and never took the 18mo. class got caught driveing recently now they want to charge me with driveing on suspended license for a dui the dmv says because no class my probation is over im not court ordered to take class dmv requires and they require class ???
Our Attorney did nothing but threaten and lie. He even kept fees for expert witnesses we didn't get. There is no previous case in history like this one. I've searched for 4 years. Not 1. Does there need to be a previous ? I'm trying hard to come up with Attorney fees but 1st... Read more »
Post conviction. Pre sentence. I fired the Attorney immediately after my son was convicted. Videos not shown. Exculpatory witnesses not interviewed. Evidence lost. The ADA ignored favorable evidence and only picked bad. A fake expert witness. A lying victim. All too much. Felony murder. The victim... Read more »
I feel your pain. The first thing is to know your time limitations. Motion for New Trial- 20 days; Notice of Appeal-60 days. Sounds like there are multiple grounds for Appeal- Ineffective Assistance of Counsel (IAC); Prosecutorial Misconduct, and errors by the Court in admitting and excluding...Read more »
Things started with neighbor whom moved out with harassment towards my family and I. A friend living across street from him then continued to do the same to us depriving us of peace in our own home. This is 24/7 and has been ongoing for over a year at least. Things have escalated, they’ve... Read more »
In order to file a lawsuit in Federal District Court, there has to be "diversity of citizenship" (meaning you live in 1 state while the defendants live in another). The amount of damages also has to be in excess of $75,000.
From what you've described, you have several...Read more »
He has several warrants I believe felonies never been in trouble except misses me or drug possession in past the felonies are grand theft I think 2 possessions control substance identity theft possibly not sure and possibly battery charge he did not do these things he is in Sacramento ca jail
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