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Q: State of DE pressed charges against my husband for offensive touching and my sister and I don't want to press charges

we aren't looking to press charges he is in jail but the whole ordeal was more blown up by the NCCPD

Michael L. Sensor Esq.
Michael L. Sensor Esq. answered on Jul 31, 2014

Unfortunately, the call to drop the charges cannot be made by you and your sister. That decision is made by the Attorney General's Office. However, under Delaware law the prosecutor is required to consult with the victim of a crime before offering a plea bargain. Therefore, when the time comes... Read more »

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Q: Do criminal lawyers take on criminal cases against the state of Delaware on a contingency basis?
Charles Snyderman
Charles Snyderman answered on Jul 24, 2014

No. In fact, a Delaware lawyer who does this would be subject to being disciplined.

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Q: What is the process for one to get off the sex regristry in delaware
Charles Snyderman
Charles Snyderman answered on Jun 21, 2014

I am not an expert in this area, but it is my understanding that a tier 1 offender must be registered for 15 years, but can file a petition to be removed after 10 years. The petition is filed with the Delaware Superior Court.

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Q: If I got a arson felony charge when I was 15 years old is it still on record now that im 25
Charles Snyderman
Charles Snyderman answered on May 18, 2014

I am not a criminal defense attorney, but it is my understanding that the charge is still on your record. However, there is a process for seeking to have the charge expunged. I suggest that you consult with an attorney who has expertise in this area.

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Q: What is the maximum penalty for disobeying a police officer's command while operating a vehicle
Charles Snyderman
Charles Snyderman answered on May 12, 2014

it's a class G Felony. The minimum penalty is $575.Maximum is incarceration for up to 2 years.

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

I had a charge two years ago and was given probation before judgement. I can not have a criminal record in the state of DE because I work in the public schools as a Speech/Language Pathologist.

Charles Snyderman
Charles Snyderman answered on Apr 29, 2014

You should definitely contact a Delaware criminal defense attorney

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

Wilmington, delaware

Charles Snyderman
Charles Snyderman answered on Apr 25, 2014

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

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Q: I HAD A FELONEY 30 YEARS AGO CAN I BECOME A LAWYER
Kristin Treager Esq.
Kristin Treager Esq. answered on Dec 6, 2013

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... Read more »

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