While conducting background check in Orleans police dept, was informed of a misdemeanor battery charge filed against me in 2015. Was given summons to appear. Would this be dismissible under statute of limitations or failing to prosecute within a required deadline?
answered on Apr 12, 2023
From your post, what actually happened is unclear. After you received the summons what happened? If there was never formal prosecution---a bring of the charges in Court, then it is most likely too late to bring formal charges. If formal charges were brought against you and you were to appear in... Read more »
answered on Feb 7, 2023
The prosecutor or District Attorney's office has the final say on all matters forwarded to it. The office will (should) take into considered that drop charge/affidavit of non-prosecution in deciding whether or not to formally file charges. If the accused has or can afford to hire an attorney,... Read more »
answered on Feb 7, 2023
The prosecutor or District Attorney's office has the final say on all matters forwarded to it. The office will (should) take into considered that drop charge/affidavit of non-prosecution in deciding whether or not to formally file charges. If the accused has or can afford to hire an... Read more »
answered on Jan 3, 2023
A quick review of this statute suggests that the answer is "it depends:" on the value of the leased movable. If the value of the leased movable is less than $1,000 then it is a misdemeanor and if the value of the movable is $1,000 or more, then then one can be charged with a felony.... Read more »
El 2 propertys ...now we called about this warrant because there was no court because of covert..and we where told she had no warrant...and all of a sudden she was picked up at my house on dec 29 ..as a fugitive no bond and two $5000 bonds so I'm wondering what will happen to her please let me... Read more »
answered on Jan 3, 2023
She will appear in front of a Judge to address the warrants. After that, she should be able to be bonded out. I recommend that you hire a criminal defense attorney in your area to assist you through all of this. Good luck.
I was drugged that night July 1st 2021 no field sobriety test no blood taken etc also this was not a charge on that night originally they upped the charges to that felony
answered on Nov 29, 2022
Please make sure that you do not miss your court date, however, if you have not already done so, then please contact a few criminal defense attorneys and hire the one with whom you are most comfortable. That is something you need to do immediately.
On three separate court dates, I was told the district attorney's office hadn't decided to "pickup charge" yet. I was told this same statement by the magistrate/admin law Judge at each court appearance, being given a later court date after each appearance; however, after the... Read more »
answered on Nov 16, 2022
Since you have been charged, I recommend that you hire a criminal defense attorney to represent you as well as address the question(s) you have post here. It is better to pay an attorney now that perhaps have a conviction on your record. Good luck.
My grandson drove a person a home. He told him that the home owner left something for him in the back of the house. Within 5 minutes the friend was back in my grandson's truck. Once he got into the truck and my grandson was pulling out he told my grandson what he did. He broke into the... Read more »
answered on Oct 28, 2022
If the prosecution will accept a a no contest plea then you can do so, however before you try to do this, I would recommend that you consult with a criminal defense attorney or 2 in your area to discuss whether or not it's in your best interests. A no contest plea is essentially a conviction... Read more »
What do these 2 statements mean?
answered on Oct 11, 2022
The person or persons who stated this knows what he intended for those 2 quotes to mean. We answering are only here to guess/give an opinion. That said, “these matters are not accepted for prosecution” usually means that the prosecutor/district attorney has decided not to pursue the charges... Read more »
this is my first offense and the amount was $790 the store that it was stolen from doesn't consider $790 a felony. if the amount was $1000 then i wouldve been charged with a felony
answered on Sep 19, 2022
It is highly unlikely that yo will go to jail if you following the orders of the court. That said, your goal here should not be going to jail but mitigating the charge to keep it off of your record. The best way to do this is to hire a criminal defense lawyer in your area-----or at least consult... Read more »
I was pulled over by an unmarked vehicle with four men not in uniform. They did not identify themselves. I exited my vehicle to see what they needed. They immediately pushed me on the hood of the vehicle and placed me in handcuffs. They searched me extensively without a warrant and without my... Read more »
answered on Aug 29, 2022
If you have been offered a plea bargain of 30 years based on your post, then something (perhaps a lot) is missing. That said, just on the amount of time you are offered, you need to immediately hire a criminal defense attorney to make sure your rights are protected and that you are aware of your... Read more »
Son was high on Meth
answered on Aug 15, 2022
I think you are looking at this wrong. Since the "victim" is an EMS personnel, this probably falls under RS 14:34.8 - Battery of emergency room personnel, emergency services personnel, or a healthcare professional. This in many instances is a misdemeanor with greater penalties than... Read more »
Will NM pursue violators out of state? Will they refuse a divorce? Will LA arrest and extradite?
answered on Jul 14, 2022
Based on your post, and while I do not know the specifics of all of this, my recommendation is that you should have your fiance take care of the New Mexico business ahead of time and before you get married. You do not want his past to all of a sudden impact you present or your future.
Can it be valid with only a room # at a hotel?
answered on Jun 20, 2022
If this is a search warrant, then an accused's name is not needed-----the presiding Judge has to determine whether or not the affidavit in support of the search warrant provides enough information to justify/allow for a search of the area to be search and also for what is sought.
The owners live out of state and didn't witness what happened at this public lake and are pressing charges. Can this really happen in Louisiana?
answered on Jun 13, 2022
Can your 13 year old be issued a citation for trespassing? Yes, this can happen, however, for his to be found "guilty" the prosecution will have to provide its case beyond a reasonable doubt. I would recommend that you hire (or at lease consult with) a criminal defense attorney (and one... Read more »
first charge is a scheduled c felony/ about 12 ecstasy pills and the hold is attempt second degree murder. He was in car with some one not driving.
answered on May 30, 2022
Since you have felony charge(s), I would also recommend that you immediately seek to hire a criminal defense lawyer to represent you on both charges. If you already have a lawyer for the attempt second degree murder, then contact that lawyer about representing you on the new arrest and discuss... Read more »
Arrested for aggravated felony Cruelty to Animals. Paper shows court date is 8:30 am Tuesday, 5/31/22
answered on May 30, 2022
The courthouse is closed today (Memorial Day) is closed so I suggest that you simply show up at the district courthouse in the jurisdiction you were arrested Tuesday at 8:30 a.m. You do not want to miss your court date as that would result in a bench warrant being issued. Since you have a felony... Read more »
answered on May 23, 2022
You should contact a few criminal defense attorneys in your area and consult with them----- you do not mention the age of your daughter but one of the things you want to do is ask about their experience in handling matters in Juvenile Court as well as the possibility of this matter ending up in... Read more »
I think that LA state DA and a judge in Shreveport, LA has done something illegal. How do I verify this?
answered on May 19, 2022
A civil suit cannot be converted to a criminal suit---that said, if there's probable cause and/or a belief that a crime has been committed based on the underlying facts in a civil matter, then it's possible that the District Attorney could start a and file a criminal bill of information.... Read more »
answered on May 18, 2022
You should consider requesting early termination of supervised release—which is what I believe you mean by “federal probation,” as the health issue requiring you to possess a medical cannabis card is likely a “new or unforeseen circumstance,” that makes early termination appropriate when... Read more »
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