In West Virginia, simple possession of a controlled substance is a misdemeanor that is punishable by a fine of not less than $100 nor more than $1,000 and by imprisonment of not more than six months. However, the specific penalties you may face will depend on the type of drug you were found in...View More
In West Virginia, after waiving a preliminary hearing, the length of time you can be held in jail without going to court or being sentenced depends on several factors, including the nature of the charges and the court's schedule. Generally, the criminal procedure laws require that your case be...View More
Offenders must typically serve at least 85% of their minimum sentence. This means that an offender sentenced to 1-10 years with six months served will likely be required to serve at least nine months in prison.
The offender may also be eligible for early release on parole. To be eligible...View More
If law enforcement has found text messages on a drug dealer's phone that involve you asking to buy drugs, there is a possibility that they may want to speak with you as part of their investigation. The content of the text messages could potentially be used as evidence against you.
She used plugged in my info from 2 years ago. When I found out and confronted her she started blaming the party that prepared her taxes. When I talked to them they said she came in with court papers and then they hung up on me. I’d like to know what my options are at this point. I’ve already... View More
If your ex-wife filed a joint tax return using your information without your knowledge or consent, this could potentially constitute identity theft and tax fraud. It is good that you have already taken steps to report the fraud to the Identity Fraud Department and the IRS.
In general, the Federal Sentencing Guidelines provide a framework for determining the appropriate sentence for a federal offense, based on the severity of the crime and the offender's criminal history. The guidelines take into account a variety of factors, including the offense level and the...View More
The will stated that if my dad dies everything goes to my step mom but my dad died before my grandpa so that doesnt make any sense and I was told by granpda when he passed the house was to be sold and split between grandkids but we are not mentioned at all in this will
A West Virginia attorney could advise best here, but your post remains open for two weeks. I'm sorry for the loss of your grandfather. You could repost your question and add Probate and Estate Planning as categories, as you mention a will. There's no guarantee all posts are picked up, but...View More
Had a WV state trooper stop by my house a few days ago telling me a rent to own company I leased items from are pressing 2 theft charges and I think a larceny charge on me for unreturned and non-paymnt of 3 items. He said he would speak with a magistrate judge and get back with my in few days.... View More
Your post remains open for two weeks and your matter is something where time is of the essence. You need to consult with a criminal defense attorney - this is not a small claims matter or consumer law matter. If you have not already, contact criminal defense attorneys - or based on your financial...View More
I would like to know if it would be illegal to obtain the compound THC, there are laws against weed, however THC is just one compound found in marijuana among many others in the plant. If you were to order online pure or extract THC from a different plant would this be legal? Example: LSD is... View More
So West Virginia law is still governed by Federal US law. THC is still illegal, but some states have legalized CBD and most states can't test the difference between CBD and THC and the concentrations. Unless you are in a state that has legalized marijuana, then ordering THC online is still...View More
Your question is out of my area of practice, but I believe that if you enter a not guilty plea, bail will be set. If you don't pay the bail, you will likely be held until you do make bail. If you plead guilty or are found guilty at trial, it's possible that you would be sentenced to jail....View More
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