Hire a lawyer for your girlfriend because that’s the only way to deal with a warrant short of her simply walking into the police station and being arrested. Maybe the warrant can be recalled, maybe the prosecutor will drop the case if the lawyer can persuade them to, but regardless, she needs a...Read more »
He ran from the police within 24 hrs after he was arrested they found a loaded handgun in the area he was running in and charged him with it. They say it is probable cause and that they slowed down the body cam footage and seen him extending his arm. He did throw weed they found under 10gm so they... Read more »
Obviously the time lapse between when they saw him running and when they found a gun in the vicinity, and merely “extending his arm”, is very weak evidence he is the one who threw the gun, but all the evidence would have to be reviewed and evaluated before any conclusions can be drawn. He needs...Read more »
Trying to find out if I qualify to purchase a firearm.
I was subject to a protective order, 6 years ago, in a petty domestic violence case, where I was not convicted of the assault but was still placed on a final protective order. It was never disclosed to me exactly when the order... Read more »
It depends. Were you arrested? Were you charged? What was the probable cause for seizing your cell phone? Have the police applied for a search warrant for your cell phone? If the police can articulate a basis to believe that the phone contains evidence of a crime, or evidence that will help...Read more »
Rape and sexual assault are always crimes regardless of age. Consensual sex involving a minor under 16 years of age is only rape or a sexual offense if the older participant is 4 years or more older than the minor. Consensual sex between minors within 4 years of age is not rape or a sexual offense....Read more »
Simply announce to all who are present at the outset that the meeting will be video- and audio-taped. If there is a written notice that goes out to everyone who is invited to attend, consider stating that fact in the notice. Anyone who attends and remains is deemed to have consented. Otherwise,...Read more »
I drive a pick up truck to transport vehicles on for work. After an accident, insurance got too expensive, so I put the insurance in my wifes name. I got in another accident recently and when police arrived, they asked who was driving. I panicked that only my wife is licensed to drive so i said it... Read more »
I have a friend of mine who's ”Babyfather” has been harassing her and their baby. Sending people to fight her and stalking her by creating new accounts on Facebook. She fled to Alabama to get away from everything but they keep harassing her.
First, document the harassment. I often provide clients was an agenda or calendar that has individual pages for each day. I have them document in that agenda exactly what happened on a specific date and keep a running log of it. Don't lie or exaggerate anything in that book, be as accurate as you...Read more »
Only if you were not convicted. A conviction for distributing CDS cannot be expunged. If you received a “probation before judgment” (PBJ) disposition, then you were not convicted and you would be eligible for expungement. Other dispositions, like nolle prosequi, or stet, would also be...Read more »
Once they serve you with the warrant, you’ll receive a copy of the warrant and statement of charges (or indictment if charged that way). That will tell you all you need to know. If you know a warrant has been issued for you, hire counsel now. They can call to find out the details and arrange a...Read more »
Not if the officer correctly identifies the reason for the suspension. Suspended for unpaid tickets is not a jailable offense. However, they don’t always confirm the correct reason, and if you’re cited for the more serious version, you could be arrested (although ordinarily you’d just be...Read more »
He is as on parole and probation as well? If he was on parole (early conditional release from a prison sentence) and he was re-arrested on a new charge, parole is automatically revoked and he returns to prison to serve his existing sentence. Release on bond in that situation is rare. Even if he was...Read more »
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