Delaware Criminal Law Questions & Answers

Q: What is the maximum penalty for disobeying a police officer's command while operating a vehicle

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Delaware on
Answered on May 12, 2014
Charles Snyderman's answer
it's a class G Felony. The minimum penalty is $575.Maximum is incarceration for up to 2 years.

Q: Do I need a lawyer for a shoplifting misdomeaner charge?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Delaware on
Answered on Apr 29, 2014
Charles Snyderman's answer
You should definitely contact a Delaware criminal defense attorney

Q: What is the process of applying for expungement of criminal record?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Delaware on
Answered on Apr 25, 2014
Charles Snyderman's answer
The procedure is set forth in detail on the Court's website. Here's a link. http://courts.delaware.gov/forms/download.aspx?ID=62048

Q: I HAD A FELONEY 30 YEARS AGO CAN I BECOME A LAWYER

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Delaware on
Answered on Dec 6, 2013
Kristin Treager Esq.'s answer
I'd suggest that you contact the Delaware Bar Association if that is the State in which you plan to reside and practice. http://www.dsba.org/ I would also contact the law schools at which you plan to apply. They may have their own rules restricting those who may apply based on criminal history. Another factor to consider is the type of Felony charge on your record. A crime of dishonesty (fraud, embezzlement, etc...) is usually prohibitive. While a DUI might not be prohibitive. Whether...

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