If someone asks to have two specific file types: .mp3 and .doc, to be recovered from a broken hard drive and is later arrested for the discovery child pornagraphy, would that be considered a violation privacy by the vendor performing the recovery? The only files to search and recover should be... Read more »
answered on Mar 15, 2023
It might be a violation of privacy, but it is no basis to exclude the evidence in a criminal case that may result from the vendor reporting such images to law enforcement. You can only suppress evidence that is obtained through an illegal search BY A STATE ACTOR. The Constitution essentially... Read more »
Breach of peace, . Do we need a criminal lawyer as the firearms charge looks like a felony? Worried about this for his future and criminal record
answered on Mar 10, 2023
You should absolutely hire an experienced criminal attorney. These are serious criminal charges. And, you're correct, that your son's future will be detrimentally affected if he suffers a criminal record. Take care, Sal Bonanno.
I used to stay with my cousin at my late aunt’s house. My stuff is still there. He is executor of my late aunt’s will and his wife, who he hasn’t seen in 2 yrs, lives in their home in CT. Cousin is hospitalized. Wife texted asked me to watch &help with dogs (@ late aunts). Cuz gave lawn... Read more »
answered on Sep 21, 2022
She can try, but it's a matter of who the authorities believe. From what you say, the cousin (who you indicate is executor), gave you permission to stay there, His wife also gave you permission, although arguably revoked the permission (which she probably had no right to do) when she asked... Read more »
I’ve been complaining for a month about my ex-boyfriend who’s soon to be released he has been harassing me before he got incarcerated and I’m afraid he’s going to come back and hurt me or my children
answered on Aug 10, 2022
You need to file a Motion for a Restraining order. Here is the link to the CT Judicial Branch website on restraining orders.
answered on Mar 8, 2022
It's a classic situation where she might have even showed you a fake ID. Doesn't matter unfortunately. Might help with a plea deal though. Speak with your attorney. Good luck.
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answered on Feb 6, 2022
Bring an attorney. If you can't afford one, ask the court to appoint one.
It was for less than 1 gram of weed I was never arrested just detained and ticketed it was also over 3 years ago just wondering if it is worth the appeal or what I should do im kind of stuck
answered on Jan 18, 2022
Rather than appeal, you may want to hire a lawyer to try to reopen that old ticket and withdraw guilty / nolo plea. Once it's gone, you can reapply. The problem happened because, when possession of weed was a Misdemeanor, it was a disqualifier for a permit. When they decriminalized... Read more »
Someone is planning to kill someone else. If I involve myself with the killer to protect the individual am I liable?
answered on Mar 31, 2021
You are playing a dangerous game.
Any “involvement” could be perceived as assistance, in which case you could expose yourself to accessorial or conspiratorial liability - even if the murder never takes place. If you are concerned about the intended target, the safest thing is to go... Read more »
Wife pays all household bills. His entire check went into a savings account for the family. He spent all of it on cocaine (35k+). He is using her checking account information to pay his personal credit card and cell phone bills etc. She has emailed and texted him explicitly saying that he... Read more »
answered on Mar 26, 2021
I am sorry to hear about this situation. To fully address the legal questions regarding the wife's bank account, you will probably need to hire a lawyer licensed to practice in Connecticut. I wish you the best of luck in the resolution of the situation.
Friend was arrested for Assault 3rd degree in CT. She is in the middle of a divorce after finding out her husband blew their entire savings on cocaine (35k+). Her husband told the police that she broke her toe, which didn't happen. That's all she knows. She tried to get a police... Read more »
answered on Mar 18, 2021
If she represents herself, she should file an "Appearance" form with the clerk and the State's Attorney's Office indicating as much. If she has a lawyer, the lawyer will do the same. Once an Appearance is filed, she or her lawyer can file a written request for Police Reports... Read more »
In CT with a FL license. Was in a car accident (my fault ) I was uninsured and not registered. What can I expect ?
answered on Mar 16, 2021
I am sorry to hear about your situation. You will probably need to hire an attorney licensed to practice in Connecticut to fully address your legal questions. I wish you the best of luck in the resolution of your situation.
answered on Feb 26, 2021
I am sorry to hear about your situation with your apartment's staff. To fully address your legal questions and what steps you can take, you will probably need to hire an attorney licensed to practice in Connecticut. I wish you the best of luck in the resolution of your situation.
He got a new card and recently gave me permission to use that one too and now he canceled that one to and says he gonna put me in jail he's given me his debit card number twice and allowed me to use it so basically it's his word against mine but I've been to the ATM with his card... Read more »
answered on Feb 8, 2021
I am sorry to hear about your situation. You will probably need to hire an attorney licensed to practice in Connecticut to properly address your legal issue. I wish you the best of luck in the resolution of your situation.
I got my 2nd violation of probation the 1st time I got to do outpatient program and got on methadone. I was violated due to missing appointment's the 1st time and it just got reinstated. This time I got arrested 2 different times. The 1st offense was larceny in the 6th degree and burglary in... Read more »
answered on Jan 31, 2021
You should clear the outstanding arrest warrants by turning yourself in, then bond out, hire a criminal defense attorney and enter the program. Otherwise, you may find yourself arrested while your in the program. Best of luck
answered on Jul 28, 2020
WHAT IS A CITIZEN'S ARREST?
Private individuals have the authority to make a "citizen's arrest" to detain someone they reasonably suspect of committing a felony crime. The crime does not need to occur in their presence as long as a felony was actually committed by the... Read more »
Application is for US Patent Bar. Question states: "Have you ever been arrested, charged, or held by Federal, State, or other law enforcement authorities for any violation of any Federal or State law, or any country or municipal law, regulation, or ordinance? If YES, provide a detailed... Read more »
answered on Jun 8, 2020
YES you have to report it. Lying on an application to a bar is an offense worse than possession of marijuana - be truthful and consult an attorney who works on bar applications
Past criminal history is just one larceny charge for petty theft i have to go to court for probation soon and the larceny charge will be taken care of before the motor vehicle charge
answered on May 31, 2020
Apparently the allegations are that you left the scene of a motor vehicle accident; disobeying the signal of an officer; criminal mischief; operation without insurance and driving without a license or registration. Given that you have a prior criminal record and are not eligible for a diversionary... Read more »
What are the charges for this and how can i get rid of them
answered on May 31, 2020
It seems that you had a major motor vehicle incident. Without more facts and information about your criminal history, it would be hard to give you specific advice. I would suggest that you contact an experienced criminal defense attorney for a free consultation to get some answers
answered on May 26, 2020
Self-defense is always a viable defense to an assault but it has limitations. Your response must be limited to defend yourself with the minimal degree of force needed. Also, you have a duty to retreat under certain circumstances. Without more details of your situation it would be difficult to... Read more »
Said minor came clean afther lieing to three different people that I had touched her to her School to cops to family dcf keep continuing their investigation my name has yet to be cleared even tho said minor has come clean stating that I never touched her and that she lied
answered on Apr 21, 2020
A charge of sexual molestation or unwanted sexual contact of any kind is perhaps one of the most damaging criminal allegations in our legal system, not just because of the weight of the charge and the potential penalties, but also because of the stigma associated with the mere hint of an... Read more »
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