My brother was convicted in Michigan back in 2009 of armed robbery, home invasion, unlawful imprisonment and torture to a ww2 vet. He was sentenced along with a man that was guilty but he wasn’t there there’s no proof, the victim didn’t identify him or his voice in the lineup and even... Read more »
Have a friend who got 2 felonys over 10 years ago for home invasion and conspiracy to home invasion, was guilty by association and charged as an adult at 16. He would love to teach his kids how to hunt and protect his family, hasn't been charged with a crime since the initial incident. How would he... Read more »
Good question! But no, a civil and criminal are two different tracks. The main reason being is the vastly different burden of proof. In criminal matters, you are dealing with "beyond a reasonable doubt", which is like 90% certainty. In civil matters, you are most often dealing with preponderance of...Read more »
Depending upon the facts and circumstances, it could potentially form the basis for appellate relief (if an appeal is still available) or a motion for relief from judgment. You should consult with an appellate lawyer to see what, if any, potential grounds for relief are available.
With My dad not being there so she called the police by the time they got there the fight was well over and I was given a domestic violence charge no one is dropping charges and everyone hopes for it to be expunged I have arraignment court in a week and wonder how I should handle all this
Group of teens were being loud near a pond and a Drunk adult* assaults a teenager. He pushed , poured beer & then threw the can of beer at the teenagers. He then grabs a metal bar & threatens the kids to leave or he will grab his 45 . Father of teen is called & runs to the scene with a bball... Read more »
Significant material facts are missing here. The questions reads like "there I was walking down the street and next thing I know I'm being charged with drunk driving". If I had to guess and read between the lines here, it sounds like this drunk adult was on his property. The teenagers either...Read more »
Court date is Aug 29th but the case evaluation was this week and they recommended a $6,000 judgement. We were asking for $22,000. The 3 suspects all had criminal backgrounds I found out through the police report. My attorney just wants to settle for that but I do not. I want my day in court. Is the... Read more »
I divorced my 1st wife in 2012, married my current ex-wife in 2014 and my 1st ex and my daughter(18) keeps harassing in public, online, my own family now involved and all their friends. I have had cease and desist letters sent out, told them I don't want contact and they still do. Have posts all... Read more »
I took a plea deal for domestic violence in a case i was innocent of, my court appointed attorney advised me to because my ex wife and her friend would make up any story they could to get me in trouble, can I appeal it?
If you plead guilty, you can have a lawyer file an Application for Leave to Appeal with a higher court (if the request is made timely). The higher court will look at the Application for Leave to Appeal, and decide on the Application alone whether or not the Court will hear the appeal. In most...Read more »
My son is serving time for CSC 2nd degree. At the alleged time of allegations he was 16. Jail until 17/18 then charged. His name is incorrect and date of birth on court records. He was charged as a minor (13/14) for CSC and record was closed. When he was arrested he was 16 years old and treated as... Read more »
I strongly suggest you consult with a lawyer before turning yourself in. A lawyer will need to know the charges, possible defenses, the jurisdiction and whether you have any priors before giving you advice.
She’s had some drug addiction, medical issues, outstanding medical, Energy, housing bills and collections. I’ve moved her in with me to straighten her out, pay some of her debt, get her health in order and deal with her criminal record that stems back to 2011. There are 16 warrants and I... Read more »
Your's is a very fact-dependent situation. How did she get this video? Who took it? And where were you when this was being done? If you had no reasonable expectation of privacy when this video was made, or you consented to being taped and the video subsequently fell into her hands, I'm not sure...Read more »
Friend had gotten a search warrant and someone else that was in the same roof had gotten arrested. My friend had read the search warrant and found a signature that was above judge/magistrate and the judge was crossed out.
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