I am looking for a lawyer right now but I am interested if there is anything I can do prior to court to give me the best chance of getting both charges off my record in the near future. I am in college and have court on 11/18 and leave to go home to Pennsylvania 11/24. I am scared that because I... Read more »
This offense is not eligible for expungement. Unlawful Neglect of a Child under the South Carolina’s Children’s Code is an offense that can result in a prison term of up to 10 years and/or fines decided at the court’s discretion.
Without knowing this, specifically whether you entrusted her with the birds and she refused to return them, whether she broke in to somewhere and took them without your permission or knowledge, etc., it’s impossible to examine whether there is a...Read more »
No, it is not a crime of violence per 16-1-60. It is considered a non violent crime, and while it is classified as a misdemeanor it carries up to 3 years in prison. So any conviction, regardless of the imposes sentence could impact your federal rights to own and possess a firearm.
Because they give this man that know the police was looking for him and left the state to NC and got caught and picked up coming back into sc then they let his parent speak in court and not ours then the judge gave the man the lowest bond and a bracelet to be monitored to a nc home . There was no... Read more »
What you have described does sound appropriate to a SC Bond Hearing.
In all bond courts the Constitution requires a bond to be given to a defendant. Bond may only be denied, and that denial reviewed by a Circuit Judge, if a defendant presents an unreasonable and continuing...Read more »
I am a convicted felon with multiple felonies all are non-violent. I have no violent charges on my record. My charges are 13 years old and I'm looking to get my gun rights reinstated if possible In my state. Please help me with this.
No, as a felon you may not own, possess, hold, handle, or fire a firearm. The issue is not whether the felony is violent or non-violent, as the vast majority of felonies are non-violent. This issue is the felony conviction at all. The only way to restore your firearms rights as a...Read more »
If your neighbors can see you nude, they can file a police complaint for Indecent Exposure. This charge is a misdemeanor, with potential penalties if one is convicted that can include fines and/or imprisonment. The length of imprisonment will vary per case, but the maximum sentence...Read more »
PayPal verified my dad's acct by debiting .25 and then crediting the acct with .20 and then .05. I was quick to catch this bcuz as his POA I monitor the acct and he's been asking me to see if his stimulus check has been deposited. Although the money was taken out and put back in would... Read more »
Assuming that this occurred in South Carolina i would recommend that you reach out to your local law enforcement agency and file a report. This could certainty be considered breach of trust or even possibly exploitation of a vulnerable adult. A law enforcement agency would need to investigate to...Read more »
My SC public records states I have 2 shoplifting charges and some seatbelt violations, however, my SC SLED report says I have a driving under suspension, 2 shoplifting charges, trespassing charge, false information to police...why does it not match?
When you say ‘SC Public Records’ if you are talking about a public index search you have to search each county where your may have been arrested as well as any municipalities that do not report to the county system. If you look at the SLED background check each charge should be linked to an...Read more »
The state and federal charges can stand alone so more likely than not the attorney that represents you on the state charges has still earned his fees in your case unless something was put into your retainer agreement.
I would recommend that you speak to a criminal defense attorney about your options. There are diversionary programs that may be a fit for you and without hearing the actual 911 call no one can get you a good idea of what to expect out of this case.
So, today I went somewhere that I wasn’t aware was private property. Anyways a couple minutes into being there, I was face to face with an officer. I was told I was being trespassed, but not being taken to jail. I just want to know if this goes on my record or if it’s just for their record in... Read more »
This is not a criminal citation, arrest or conviction and therefore it should not be entered on your criminal record. There is likely a report that the law enforcement agency took stating the warning you are being "trespassed" or essentially told formally not to come back. You can request...Read more »
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