I went to court unrepresented, the judge was upset with that and locked me up. I do not recall any formal reason from him other than that. I stayed in jail for two weeks just to qualify for public representation. I wasn't given forms to file for one until the district attorney was called and... Read more »
most judges are reasonable and quite tolerant in terms of giving you time to secure private counsel to represent you if you bond out of jail. I suspect the judge gave you more than one chance to show up with an attorney and you were either unable to secure one you could afford or you refused to do...Read more »
A very small amount in a a single baggie with no money or scales should be a clear cut Possession only charge. If there are multiple baggies, no device for consumption and money or scales there is a chance they can get it past preliminary hearing. The Possession with intent statute is one of the...Read more »
You can contact the officer who took your statement and relate to him/her what your now stating but the DA is the person who controls whether you will be subpoenaed to testify or not.An officer cannot tell you that you won't be a witness.
Not enough information to know what exactly could occur in terms of an offer of punishment or plea bargain. You need to hire an attorney immediately. If you are indigent (can't afford a private attorney) then you can complete a pauper’s affidavit and seek a free attorney to represent you.
The storage facility does not have a lock on it and the gate I open 24/7 the unit has a big overhead door and it was halfway open. The lock was not on the door or present. Would it be against the law for someone to enter it and take items,?
There are a lot of different variables that could affect the path your case tales. With no prior convictions you’re much more likely to have a very favorable resolution that you have had previous runnings with law-enforcement or juvenile authorities. . You need to consult a criminal defense...Read more »
Without more information it is hard to give you guidance. I would have to see the ATR his probation and the police report on his new case to give you an idea exactly how much trouble he is in. If this is in Tulsa, give us a call and we'll try to help. 918-884-7791 Boeheim Freeman Law
Persons who, being within the degrees of consanguinity within which marriages are by the laws of the state declared incestuous and void, intermarry with each other, or commit adultery or fornication with each other, shall be guilty of a felony punishable by imprisonment in...Read more »
Most attorneys that will respond to this question will, understandably, want your business first and foremost. Here’s the truth. To quantify percentages of people who go to prison on the first offense it probably sounds like somewhere around less than 1%. But when you break it down, there are...Read more »
Unfortunately you need to provide some additional information for a reliable response. Are you a defendant (doesn’t sound like it)? Or are you a victim or other witness (sounds more probable)? Cases get dismissed when witnesses fail, or refuse, to testify. They can be passed or continued at the...Read more »
I was arrested and convicted of a felony 15 yrs ago. The charges were later reversed and dropped on appeal. A few yrs ago, I received a complete expungement. If I got arrested today, would the police or d.a automatically find the expunged charge, or would they have to search deeper and for a... Read more »
It’s difficult to answer that question without additional information from your case. We would need to know the specific charge, the manner in which it was disposed of, whether it was a felony or misdemeanor, things like that. Some expungements go very deep and can get rid of the arrest record...Read more »
A defendant received a split sentence. He was on the probation part of his split sentence, when he was released into another county's custody. He was sentenced in the other county and sent to prison. While at the other county, he attempted notified the original county that he needed to be... Read more »
I am not sure about your question. On a split sentence, once the person is discharged from DOC on the front end they are done with that portion of the sentence. They will only have the probation on the back end to deal with. It is dealt with in the same manner as straight S/S probation....Read more »
It depends. Registration (violent registration and sex offender registration) issues are reliant upon case-specific facts and often prior versions of statute still apply to specific individuals. Therefore, there is no way to provide a simple yes or no answer to your question. There are...Read more »
The falsehood was a flat out lie that I had no business at the courthouse on day in question. That my sole intention was to be there to harass and intimidate a person who has a protective order on me. There can't honestly be a valid reason he didn't know that I was the petitioner and the other was... Read more »
It wouldn't be perjury, but it could be considered prosecutorial misconduct. The reality is that there is very little that can be done about these types of misrepresentations. It would just be passed off as a "reasonable belief" based on the informations and evidence they had at the time. The...Read more »
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