It sounds like you're breaking the first rule of fight club....
Legally speaking, it may be possible to set something like this up but there are several things to take into consideration. You want to avoid issues with any criminal offenses, disorderly conduct etc. Additionally, you...Read more »
This depends on what is happening in Court. Is the hearing an arraignment, pretrial, evidentiary hearing, deposition, trial? You can always contact the victim's advocate at the courthouse and they can go through general information with you.
The lease probably has expired and tenant is now month to month. To get tenant out legally, you'll need to follow a proper eviction process. Deliver a 30 day written termination notice today or tomorrow to the premises terminating the lease on April 30. Keep a copy of the written notice....Read more »
The cops pulled over a vehicle that had no ties to us or the address on search warrant, detained us, then brought us to the address and had us cuffed in back of police cruisers while they ran into search the house of the address then charged us with possession and trafficking from substances found... Read more »
You leaving out some key information. Like, for example, who the house belongs to? Was there any reason to stop the vehicle in question? At the end of the day, you need to get an attorney to look at the situation. It sounds fishy, but there's information missing.
I was in a fight in 2012 and we both were ticketed with assault. In court we were both "amended" to m4 dis orderly conduct. Will this prevent me from passing a background check to buy a gun? Can I get it expunged if so?
Iam the target suspect in a burglary investigation. I have not been contacted by authorities and no charges have been filed as of yet. Are there advantages If I hire a defense attorney before the investigation is over and they press charges? Can a defense attorney play a role in the pre fillings... Read more »
Hiring an attorney as early as possible is generally beneficial. It can help keep you from making mistakes like talking to the police, and the attorney can often influence detectives and prosecutors decisions.
Yes, and worse, you can be arrested and held only to be released when the other jurisdiction decides not to pay for transport, and then arrested and held only to be released when the other jurisdiction decides not to pay for transport, again and again.
It was from a domestic violence but it was also all a lie. But was scared into taking this plea due to my “inexperience” of dealing with the court and could not afford an attorney at the time. I have got a gun since and vary soon after and passed the background check.
I was charged with M4 DV in 2019. I pled to MM Dis. Conduct and I recently applied to have my record expunged. Here is my concern: in 2008 I was charged with M1 DV and I pled to M4 DV. I got that record expunged. I'm now concerned that when looking this up, they could decide that I should... Read more »
how did they come to the conclusion of the death penalty? And if a man can get the death penalty by killing a police officer while resisting lawful arrest bc they were involved in an armed robbery, then why don't serial killers get sentenced to death as well?
In order to impose death as a penalty, juries are typically called upon to consider aggravating factors--things that made the crime worse--and mitigating factors--things that made it better--as compared to similar offenses. These come in two basic varieties: (1) facts from the offense itself, and...Read more »
My husband's mother retained a lawyer to represent him. We have asked the attorney repeatedly not to give details of the case to his mother. This lawyer has shared INTIMATE details of his case with his mother, even going so far as to show her the bodycam footage of the incident! He insists... Read more »
Your husband has a attorney client privilege. Revealing information to his mother without his consent is a violation of that privilege. See Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct 1.6 and 1.8(f). Your husband, not you, not his mother, has the rights of the client which include the right to fire his...Read more »
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