Do not cancel the internet or stop paying for anything (phones, cars, utilities, rent) you were paying for before you got charged. It will be a violation of the no contact, your bond, and potentially a new charge.
Jeopardy to later be charged with F-5 internal possession as a whole new case filed against me for that same urine screen which was used as evidence to charge me with D.U.I? I feel that is being tried for the same case twice.
This would be an interesting one to argue. The standard for double jeopardy is whether each offense requires proof of an element which the other does not. For the DUI that’s easy. DUI requires proof that you operated a motor vehicle. Drug possession certainly does not. Similarly, normal drug...Read more »
A few months ago, my husband and I had an altercation that got a little loud and some slaps were thrown. If this is his second charge, which the first one shouldn't even be on his record, it was a fight between himself and his mother which he didn't touch her in any way but she threw together some... Read more »
My boyfriend was arrested on 7/11 for a parole violation and has yet to have a hearing scheduled. Is there a certain window in which the hearing must be scheduled or is it just whenever the parole board gets around to it? And is he required to remain in the correctional facility or is there a way... Read more »
Circumstantial evidence's value is every bit the same as the value of direct evidence. "It's only circumstantial" is a nonsense TV thing. Circumstantial evidence is often extremely powerful. Here is the example that is often given in court. You go to sleep at night and there is no snow on the...Read more »
I signed over car to daughter with agreement for her to make monthly payments for the car. She took car never paid. She’s currently in jail and her husband refuses to give car back. How do I get the car back.
Yes. Absolutely yes. You know its a controlled substance, ought to have known, or should have made efforts to know... then yes. If you had no idea and were simply doing a favour then be prepared to explain who you were picking the package for and where you were delivering it to. Don't lie about it....Read more »
Short answer is yes, BUT, depends on several factors. Was there a child access/custody agreement in place? Was the child removed from the state? Was there an intention to bring back the child? A parent taking a child out-of-state for a weekend vacation would not be considered kidnapping. The police...Read more »
I have a family member that has several traffic infractions and has overdosed on atleast 6 occasions where the paramedics showed up. Plus a recent drug charge. She does not go to her court hears, get warrants and when getting caught they allow her to release herself on ROR, knowing she has skipped... Read more »
Drug counseling may be ordered as a probation condition at the end of the case. Additionally, the court she is in may have a drug court program. I would call the probation department for the court to ask what services may be available. Sadly, with the cost of treatment services may not be as...Read more »
I was arrested for failure to appear in Ohio. The docket states that the clerkbscheduled the hearing on June 14 for June 19. I didn't receive any paperwork and the docketvdoesnt say if any was sent. Usually the docket says if notice was mailed because they track postage.
The docket doesn’t always reflect everything that happens and is not an official record. The court has a journal that is the official record. Defendants can be served with notice of hearings in person, or by regular or certified mail to their last known address.
My attorney told me he would send me copies of the police reports. Then told me he can not supply them as they are police reports. He also told me he would make an appointment for us with the prosecutors office to view video evidence of me doing the crime. It has never happened, and i dont believe... Read more »
Some materials in discovery are marked counsel only and cannot be shared directly with the defendant. Police reports that contain the names, and contact information for victims/witness/kids are often kept confidential. You really should hire a lawyer you trust. These charges have potentially life...Read more »
My girlfriend was on prc she quit reporting then she recently was picked up for unrelated warrants. It doesn't show whether she is being held by the apa. Her prc would have ended a month prior to her arrest.
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