I am active duty and live in Virginia where open carry is legal. My question is, a lot of establishments ban open carry unless you’re law enforcement. I’ve seen different things online, but are we still technically law enforcement?
Neither the Commonwealth of Virginia nor the federal government recognize you as a law enforcement officer. You don't have the ability to arrest or do any of the other things that are unique to police powera. That having been said, this is really more about the rules a private entity has set...Read more »
I have been living at the location for over a year and I have residency. I moved out about a day ago and he told me over text once I move into a new place I can come and get my cat. Now he’s saying I can’t come and get him taking back what he said. I have text proof of him saying I can come get... Read more »
Why not go to the magistrate's office in the county where your ex lives and ask for charge to be brought against him. If you simply go to the house to get your cat, he may have you charged with robbery or theft.
He is stating that all the charges are being dismissed and he gets out of jail in a few months and all he is going to have to do is go to rehab. Is this possible? Wondering if the courts may charge him with the violation charges because he has 8 years hanging over his head.
What you are saying does not sound correct. The fact that he is serving time in jail and then being released implies that he likely has a suspended sentence hanging over his head and he will need to report to probation. If he was on probation and caught the newest charges, he could well be facing...Read more »
He decides he now wants to move out of their shared room. He goes to a guest room and is trying to move some of her stored stuff out, so he can move in there. She says I will move my stuff myself, and for him not to touch her stuff.
He proceeds to start dumping her stuff rudely in the... Read more »
My sister and her husband are going through a bad divorce. He left two weeks before the birth of their last kid. She has the house. He filed taxes jointly, and the federal return came to the house. She held it and they came to an agreement on how to spend it. It was only in a text so nothing... Read more »
My parents are separated and going through a legal divorce. After my mom cheated on my dad and moved in with her boyfriend she and her boyfriend who has a criminal record have been threatening me and my little siblings. She recently sent a trespassing notice to my family saying we could not be near... Read more »
Since your sent you a no trespassing notice and you acknowledge receipt of that notice by tearing it up and throwing it at the front door of where she lives, she can now call the police, if you go on her property, and have you charged with the criminal misdemeanor of trespassing. She can also look...Read more »
This depends on the entire facts surrounding the situation. If the officer has a reasonable suspicion that someone has committed/is committing an offense, and that officer can requests that an individual lower his/her mask in order to make a positive identification. I don't believe a Court...Read more »
If convicted, this misdemeanor carries up to 12 months in jail, but for a first offense and an otherwise clean criminal history, likely a suspended sentence. It is never a good idea to just accept a criminal conviction so hire an attorney and see if the completion of community service would...Read more »
If your case is under advisement, then you have not yet been convicted of anything. Your case is still pending. When the year is over, and you go back to court - if you've successfully complied with the terms for dismissal, then your case will be dismissed and you will not have been convicted.
I bought a truck under the agreement that I would be provided a clean title. The guy gave me a complete different title then what was promised. I then found out he never registered the truck in his name therefore he would be title jumping with isn’t allowed. I believe what he did was fraud or... Read more »
There are 6 misdemeanor charges against me with target suggesting I altered tags on 6 different occasions. Surveillance does not show me altering tags. The commonwealth attorney is going to try and convict me of these charges based on suspicious receipts and supposed suspicious behavior on camera!... Read more »
and I have copies of all the messages between the ci and the cop. Showing the ci was dirty for drugs before court and the ci asked for help to stay out of jail the next day for court and the cop helped ci. Can I beat distribution chRges
It would be better to hire sn experienced attorney for both phases, but you may be able to do the first one. You need the governor to give you back your civil rights, then an application can be brought in circuit court for the restoration of your guns rights.
I filled out a criminal complaint against my partner after an argument that got physical. It resulted in multiple charges being filed, including two felonies. I already have a PFA prohibiting acts of abuse and I really don’t wish to cooperate due to a myriad of reasons. We’ve since reconciled,... Read more »
Since you started the legal process by contacting the police and giving a statement, you will be required to be available to testify at any trial. If you are subpoenaed and do not show up to testify at court, the prosecutor can ask the judge to issue a warrant for your arrest. If you refuse to...Read more »
I doubt he will call the police. This is part of a scam including the threat to call the police. Don’t pay anything and stop talking to the girl. IF the police do bring charges, say nothing and contact an attorney.
A lot more facts are needed to give an answer to that question. Which then leads to a potentially complicated analysis. If you’ve been charged with something from such search then you should consult with a local lawyer for representation.
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