While the possibility of you serving jail time is low, the big question you have to ask yourself is whether you are willing to take that gamble if you proceed by yourself. You have a much greater likelihood at success with a lawyer, and even if found guilty, you savvy criminal defense lawyer can...Read more »
Youth court is separate from circuit court and special rules concern charges that are bound from circuit court to youth court. Without more facts, this is a difficult question to answer. I recommend you contact a Mississippi criminal defense attorney to discuss this further. I would be happy to...Read more »
First, you should consult a criminal defense lawyer concerning this charge. As to your question about whether a conviction would result in a fine or jail time, the statute in question states, "the fine not to exceed one hundred dollars, and the imprisonment not to exceed six months in the county...Read more »
I took plea back in February i know these two cases will dismiss the main case against me i need some very creative but effective ineffective counsel arguments otherwise im stuck with 40 years when could be walking out the door today
The not-straight-forward answer is that they shouldn't ever... BUT there are circumstances when a teacher or any other adult may be justified in physically restraining a student. A teacher is responsible for the welfare of all the student in their charge. If they used force to prevent an assault or...Read more »
And the guy who gave it to me for protection apparently never used his real name with me so I cannot be much help with catching him what kind of time am I most likely facing? Or what can I do to help my case?
The biggest thing you need to do is get with a lawyer ASAP. There are lots of details that go into mounting a defense in situations like this. I can imagine that you were either arrested or indicted as being in possession of stolen property or of a stolen firearm; however, there are many defenses...Read more »
I had the girl that is pregnant with his baby in my vehicle. He was waiting when I pulled into drop her off at her vehicle. I stopped halway into the parking spot when I saw him. He starting walking towards my vehicle and yelled something I packed up and tried to get out of there. He jumped on my... Read more »
You need to get with a criminal defense lawyer ASAP. I'd be curious to know if you've been arrested yet. From the looks of it, you have a viable defense, considering that he was the one that initiated the contact.
There are many considerations... how was their evidence recorded? are they the only witness? were they properly subpoenaed? why are they not showing up? how serious are the charges? is there a possibility that they will be able to attend court on a different date?
They did not indict til April 2019 after the two year mark my lawyer says that's not a problems 99-1-5 states different for Mississippi can somebody tell me what I should do or let me know if I'm.miss understand something
It really depends on the value of the motor vehicle. That being said, depending on some factors, you may be able to avoid jail time and even having this put on your record. I would highly recommend that you contact a criminal defense attorney to further discuss.
I want to join the NAVY. Im 28 (Joseph Lee Creel). I caught a Grand Larceny, 1st offense, non-violent charge in 2012. Got 4 years, 2 to serve & 2 on probation. Violated by not reporting. Sent back to serve 2 years of which I flat-timed (100% completed). Can I get this lowered to a misdemeanor so I... Read more »
It sounds like you were already found guilty, or at least pleaded guilty. If that is the case, then unfortunately, you do not qualify for it to be lowered to a misdemeanor. You may be eligible for it to be expunged; however, you will have to wait until five years after all terms and conditions of...Read more »
If it is simple assault, then it will be considered a misdemeanor; however, being that there is a deadly weapon involved, there is a good chance that it has been upgraded to a felony, which could carry some significant jail time.
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