The short answer is that, presence alone (inside of a house that is raided) is not enough for an arrest. Officers are required to have reason to believe that the defendant had access to and the ability to exercise control over the drugs that were found. As such, the circumstances surrounding the...Read more »
I'm not really sure what to tell you. Westlaw basically has a monopoly on all written material regarding legal issues. You might try reading the United States Code (Federal statutes). Still, statutes are interpreted by the courts on a daily basis. As courts write opinions (rulings), the...Read more »
Typical depends on which jurisdiction you are charged in and your criminal history. Assuming that you have no history, you could be looking at pretrial diversion. Pretrial diversion might include fines, community service, and a theft seminar. On the other hand, a misdemeanor theft could be...Read more »
You don't know! This is going to be my lat talk to you, do not ask me any more, I need 2 thousand dollars to pay the hospital and the anesthesia, if you don't guive to me I'm done with you at this I you not look back, think and like I said , I need the money not good talking, only... Read more »
I was just charged with aggravated assault battery and elder abuse. The victims were my ex girlfriend who’s is 40 and her husband who is now 78. They both attacked me at once and wouldn’t let me leave the house the police came and arrested me they took pictures of her neck and pictures of her... Read more »
Since you have an attorney, you should speak to your attorney about this, or perhaps just copy and paste your post on this site and send it to your attorney. He's representing you, and is responsible for planning your defense---the information you have posted is good information for him and...Read more »
These type of cases depend heavily on the totality of the circumstances.
With that said, walking away from an officer is only obstruction if the officer has reasonable articulable suspicion that you are involved in criminal activity. In order words, he must have some specific and...Read more »
The residence in question has a different address than what they said was on the warrant. So this is 2 part questions. Are they required to show u the warrant and hand u a copy. And 2. The residence they seized drugs in was different than one on the warrant I never saw. Are these things legal and... Read more »
These are questions that your defense attorney will address with you. I believe I know what you are thinking and why you are asking this question. If I am right, then the arguments that will need to be made will be argued later, down the road. The many facts that are so important are not known...Read more »
Simple assault is a misdemeanor. As such, it carries up to 12 months in jail. I would suggest that you contact an experienced criminal defense attorney for representation. Furthermore, if you have been diagnosed with any kind of mental health disorders, gather that paperwork for your attorney -...Read more »
Yes. At a preliminary hearing, hearsay is admissible. This means that the officer can testify to what the victim told him. If the judge believes that the officer's testimony alone is sufficient to meet the probable cause standard, then the case will be bound over.
I spent 3 months in countty waiting on grand jury, got 5 suspended 5 years probation and 5 to serve possibly if i violated, well i just got my discharge papers that was signed by judge on 4/21/2021, i got them 2 to 3 weeks ago.. this happened in mississippi
May2021.they locked him up on warrant for child support.i have child support payment portal on my phone.i showed that he has been making some payments.Now he is still in jail from May 30th until present.Now they are saying he has a hold on him for violating his probation ...with no bond.he... Read more »
My grown daughter (age 28) was caught at the door of Walmart by their security and was arrested for theft by shoplifting. She was accused of swapping price tags and paying a reduced amount for the items. She is currently looking for an attorney. In the meantime, she found out that she is looking at... Read more »
Without more information, it is difficult to say how this will play out. From an efficiency standpoint, my guess is that the state will charge her on one indictment/accusation and add additional values for any of the 6 charges that they can prove. Assuming that the total loss by Walmart exceeds...Read more »
Having an attorney represent you, whether private attorney or appointed, places you in a better position to achieve a fair and just outcome. Furthermore, while most misdemeanors are consider minor by the general public, a third or subsequent theft offense can be charged as a felony. You might...Read more »
After he asked judge for continuance he asked if the judge could order us to go to counseling? Why would he do all this if he wanted to go to counseling? I've been through and completed counseling/therapy several times and it is not just me that is the problem no matter how many times they... Read more »
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