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

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 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 answered on Apr 25, 2014

The procedure is set forth in detail on the Court's website. Here's a link.

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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. 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.... Read more »

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