I recently saw on the Pennsylvania public records that in was charged with child endangerment and found guilty. It's now on my record. I was in treatment for a year and never served and never returned to my house bc the bank took it back in the yr I was gone. Is this legal? I now have 18 months... Read more »
You need to have an extended talk with a Pennsylvania attorney ASAP to try to straighten this out - that's the best advice I can give you at this point. "Is this legal?" in an online forum isn't going to cut it. If your case is from a county in the southeastern region of Pennsylvania, I'd be...Read more »
You certainly file a report with police. They will investigate and determine if charges are warranted. If they lay charges you and all the witnesses will need to make statements to the police and attend for the scheduled trial.
Many experienced criminal defense attorneys offer an initial consultation at no cost. You should contact an experienced defense attorney who practices in the jurisdiction where the charges are pending. The attorney can discuss the strengths and weaknesses of the case and help the client make an...Read more »
Over the past 12 years I have been taking money from a seasonal employer. The total is about 33000 dollars. It was not malicious and I did intend to pay it back somehow and some way. The business is a cash business and is seasonal. How far back can they legally go and still charge me if they choose... Read more »
Expunged? A crazy long time. But "sealed"? You've now got a much better shot at that, thanks to a recent change in the law. Check out the information on this website for both expungement and sealing, and you should have your answer: https://mycleanslatepa.com/clean-slate-flow-chart/...Read more »
My dad was accused of something that allegedly happened 35-40 years ago. An investigation was done about 20 years ago by state police and no charges filed. The accuser is intent on destroying him. Fast forward to today and a friend told me he was questioned about this by the ag’s office in... Read more »
The truth is often the first thing that is sacrificed in these scenarios. If a grand jury is empanelled then they will be given evidence to decide whether there is enough evidence to lay charges and continue with the matter. The grand jury is not an investigative tool rather a check on power to...Read more »
Too long to get into. Never been charged with any crime until now. Lazy public defender has told me to shutup and accept plea deal. I'd like to hear the opinion of someone who knows criminal law; i have read and understood the PA Title 18 Codes and there's a few (I see) as fightable defenses. I was... Read more »
Police often apply for a search warrant based on suspicion that criminal activity is afoot -- and before a criminal case is officially filed against someone. Search warrants are a way for police to amass evidence during an investigation. Once a search warrant is approved by a court and then...Read more »
If it is pornographic images you created, generally no--and if the showing is online you have federal issues as well. If you mean images of you, taken when you were a child you have a number of legal avenues starting with reporting them to the Police and the FBI. You can also sue the individual.
I recently got my H1 b approved and I’m planning to go to my home county for stamping. I’m afraid that my visa might get rejected given that I have a shoplifting charge on me. This incident happened in May 2017 . Total worth of stolen items was $158 . I had to attend the court and I paid the... Read more »
we already have a lawyer and there are other charges as well from a domestic, i am the victim in the domestic but i am not pressing charges, so hopefully they will get dropped, this is also my partner. the thing that worries me the most is the other charge, i do not want to see him go to state... Read more »
It appear that at the time of the events that have rise to the conviction you did not be have a medical marijuana card. Accordingly, the act of possessing marijuana at that time was in violation of the law so the conviction will stand. The law looks at the particulars of the events at the time they...Read more »
I reported this to the security on the cruise ship and they told me that they had no cameras in anywhere. I was punched by a man on deck 10 of the ship. I have a huge black eye from this. I live in Pennsylvania. Is there a way I Can I still pursue this
Father has stated that he is refusing to allow me to video, audio, or photograph ANY member of HIS family, including OUR own children. Exact words from an email- "To reiterate, I do not agree to you or David taking pictures, or video, or audio recording me, my family, or my wife. Recording/taking... Read more »
People take pictures of family members all the time. When they are your kids and you are just taking their picture for a memory of an event or otherwise, unless you have a custody order to the contrary, there should be no issue. If you are posting pictures of your kids on social media, it should...Read more »
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