Sometimes the cases can be resolved together in a "package deal" that can help reduce incarceration time. However, their may be defenses to the drug charges he is facing. He's barely 1 year into a 10 year probation sentence, on very similar charges, so that could be problematic....Read more »
My ex husband is saying I broke his window, stole his money and I'm terrorizing his family. I havent done any of the things he is accusing me of. I keep my location on my phone and it shows I was on the other side of town when he says the broken window happened. He also told police I beat his... Read more »
You may want to explore seeking a Temporary Protective Order that would keep your husband from making any threats or harassing you. This can be done by going to the Superior Court in the county that your ex husband resides and requesting an Ex-Parte TPO. This means the judge will listen to your...Read more »
No. You could be charged as a party to the crime of assault. In other words, the allegation would be that you aided, assisted, or abetted the individual that actually committed the assault. As such, you also stand in that person's shoes and the potential penalty is the same for the...Read more »
Also if out on bond can I request if charged in two different cities on poss of firearm by convicted felon be run concurrently together for one plea agreement??last question is can a officer pull you over by stating someone called but not list it in the report??
This is a question you should ask your attorney. Plea deals must be entered into voluntarily and with the understanding of all the charges and consequences. Some cases can run concurrently but it depends. Once again, something that you should consult your attorney about. Yes, officers can pull...Read more »
I went to prison(2016) before I went to court for 2 misdemeanors after bonding out a year (2015)earlier and when released from prison 4 years later (2020)I was released to the jail and bonded back out (9/2020) and now have court again in February .I thought misdemeanors expired after 2 years?
The Statute of Limitations to bring charges of misdemeanors is two years; however, there are certain exceptions and limitations. Law enforcement has two years from the date of the alleged misdemeanor to bring formal charges. This means a criminal arrest warrant or an accusation filed with the...Read more »
I was charged with a felony entering auto in 2009 and was tryin to get it taken off my record for a better job. I Was curious if it is something I could do on my own or If I have to get an attorney to do the process.
I would always recommend retaining an attorney for any criminal matter. An attorney will be able to draft the proper motion and prepare the proper arguments for retroactively treating your conviction under the First Offender Act.
There is not enough information here and I am unsure what your question is, exactly. I presume you would like to know if your prior convictions will be used against you. The short answer, is yes, most likely. The State almost always seeks to introduce evidence of prior acts; such as prior...Read more »
The question relates to my arrest after I had placed a call to 911 requesting police to respond to a domestic violence assault against me. The other party was also arrested charged and ultimately plead guilty but I was arrested and accused of charging at the other party. But in reality I was pulled... Read more »
Felony obstruction is a serious charge. Unlike the misdemeanor variety, the felony obstruction indicates that you did violence or offered to do violence to the officer.... You should definitely consult "directly" with an attorney and not try to resolve this on your own.
My ex husband accused me of breaking his window. He called my brother in law and threatened to kill me cause his window was broken. My sister overheard as well. I'm not allowed on his property so I would not go over to his residence.
You need to contact the authorities if you are the victim of a crime, and that appears to be the case here. The threats are important to record in advance of any potential future legal issues between y'all, and it could be useful in presenting to a judge later on.
If you were convicted of a felony you lose your right to possess a firearm under GA and Federal law. The only way to get that reinstated is to receive a pardon with restoration of rights or to apply for retroactive first offender.
What do I have to prove the court think I kicked someone and cause acute sci and you can't get that type of injury from a kick they say that cause him to get a uti from a unclean catether and die and they charge me with murder for something that can't happen
Georgia made a decision in Davis v. State affirming his conviction due to star decisis in Hines v. State, 249 Ga. 257 (1982), concerning Brady. Since that decision the US Supreme Court have stated that impeaching evidence which must include evidence that the police did not turn over to the... Read more »
It is hard to answer without knowing the formal disposition, was it a successfully completed First Offender or Conditional Discharge? If it was then all of your rights are restored including the right to possess a firearm.
The grant or denial of a bond depends on several factors: risk of fleeing or failing to appear in court; significant threat to any person, community or property; risk of committing a felony while on bond; and risk of intimidating witnesses. In examining these factors, the Judge will consider a...Read more »
I'm sitting in prison with life cause someone say I kick somebody in the neck and made them die from a UTI from a unclean catether cause they didn't chip on a fifth of liquor and they got me sitting in prison for something that never happened
Ineffective Assistance of Counsel is a common issue on appeal where the appellant (the one appealing the conviction) asserts that there is a high likelihood that the outcome at trial would have been different, but for the ineffective counsel. Your rights to an appeal are time sensitive so it will...Read more »
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