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1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes for Tennessee on

Q: My boyfriend just got indicted on conspiracy to posses 300g or more he dont have any drug charges whats he looking at

Gary Kollin answered on Aug 23, 2019

Was with intent to deliver? What drug was it?

What was his role?

Do not publish it here

He has an attorney who can share this with him and he can share it with you

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Gov & Administrative Law for Oklahoma on

Q: Why am I being charged with operating a whiskey still with intent when it was in pieces, not operable and no intent

Keegan Kelley Harroz answered on Aug 21, 2019

The prosecutor can charge you with anything. The key is being able to prove it. You need to hire an experienced trial attorney and discuss all of the details of your case in order to help your attorney determine the best legal strategy for your case.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Alabama on

Q: Can 2 people be charged federally for something that was picked up by the feds.

If 2 people were in the car at the time of a traffic stop and a large quantity of drugs were found. One person claims the drug and both were incarcerated. The driver for the drugs and the passenger for obstruction of government operations. The passenger charges were later dismissed. Can they both... Read more »

Gary Kollin answered on Aug 21, 2019

yes

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for South Carolina on

Q: Can my boyfriend be charged with trafficking if he was never in the house where the drugs were found.

Ryan D Templeton answered on Aug 20, 2019

The short answer is yes but it really depends on the facts of the case and the evidence that law enforcement has to prove trafficking.

The South Carolina Code of Laws Section 44-53-370 (e) provides: "(e) Any person who knowingly sells, manufactures, cultivates, delivers, purchases, or...
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1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes on

Q: Hello just want to know the success rate in a federal court in Canada

William Jaksa answered on Aug 19, 2019

Need way more information to answer this question. Lots of really great judges in the Federal Court.

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes for Texas on

Q: Can a federal inmate file an expunction of his honest wire fraud (1st offense) BEFORE he completes his sentence on HC

He will be released Oct 2019 to home confinement until he completes his sentence April 2020. No restitution only 100.00 fine and prison term. Is there a waiting period in Texas before he can file for expunction

Gary Kollin answered on Aug 18, 2019

Thete is no procedure for a federal expunction

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Identity Theft for New Jersey on

Q: my brother was arrested for wire fraud and aggravated identity theft. it has been 2 months since his arrest.

the public defender assigned to his case claims she has not received all documents. is there a time constraint on when she needs to have all documents? she there a way for my brother to obtain them?

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Aug 18, 2019

Generally the Discovery is given pretty early on in a Superior Court criminal case so two months is a little long. But we don't know all the facts of his case whether he's incarcerated or free, the country he is in and whether he's been indicted or not etc. etc. If you are concerned I would... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Florida on

Q: Can police charge the passenger of a vehicle for drugs found in this situation?/Is this sufficient for a wiretap warrant

I was sitting a parked car in the passenger seat of a vehicle with the car keys in my lap. while the driver was inside an apartment. I fell asleep, and I woke up to police. They pulled me out and searched. I had nothing on me but they found "7 or 8" OZ of heroin or meth, a lot of both, 100's of... Read more »

Ralph Behr answered on Aug 18, 2019

Yes you could have been arrested. If an officer is in a place where he has a legal right to be ("plain view" test) and he observed a controlled substance and you he could have arrested you. Although proximity (being in the same place) is not enough to convict you of possession (knowledge plus... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Ohio on

Q: See something say something in ohio mean law can enter your home without search warrant?

Gary Kollin answered on Aug 16, 2019

have no understanding as to what you wrote

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes, Gov & Administrative Law and Personal Injury for Florida on

Q: Is electronic harassment a federal crime in Florida? I am asking for myself I am currently a victim of this harassment

These perpetrators can spy on my whereabouts 24/7 and have the capabilities of viewing my thoughts on a computer I have no other earthly idea how they do this though.

Terrence H Thorgaard answered on Aug 16, 2019

What makes you think they are doing this?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Indiana on

Q: How can they charge you with possession of a handgun if you didn't have one when you were arrested

William Jaksa answered on Aug 15, 2019

Possession of a firearm, or any item, does not depend on police finding on you at the time of your arrest. The prosecutor will need to prove one of the following, beyond a reasonable doubt, to secure a conviction:

1. That you had physical possession of the firearm at some point and time;...
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1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Federal Crimes, Identity Theft and White Collar Crime for California on

Q: Out first & ONLY attempt to release <in hand> absolute, binding proof, Staff + Exec Credit Union Corruption/Fraud/Kiting

Question is: who wants it? This won't even make it to arbitration, it's gonna be handcuffs for at least 3 High-ranking executives, down to scrub(s) that open account in July 2017.

As the CIO stated, "you can have as many sub-accounts as you want" Apparently I have several and I'm the... Read more »

William John Light answered on Aug 15, 2019

Sounds like a criminal or regulatory matter. The National Credit Union Administration is the independent federal agency that regulates, charters and supervises federal credit unions. You can submit a complaint to it here: complaint.mycreditunion.gov/CAC/CommunityLogin

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Oklahoma on

Q: I sexted a teen who was 15 and I was 18 the situation happened almost 2 years ago am I okay?

Keegan Kelley Harroz answered on Aug 15, 2019

If criminal charges were not brought at the time this occurred you are probably ok, but there is no guarantee. You can be held liable for the criminal action for up to 12 years after the discovery of the crime.

2 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights, Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and White Collar Crime on

Q: Curious to always ask what is the difference of Burden of Proof between Civil and Criminal Cases?

Gary Kollin answered on Aug 15, 2019

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burden_of_proof_(law)

Like this tgere are tremendous resources available and locatanle by using google

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights, Federal Crimes and Gov & Administrative Law for New York on

Q: If my probation officer said I can't visit an inmate a year ago is it possible she could change her mind?

Will I never be allowed to visit an inmate while on probation or could she change her mind

Gary Kollin answered on Aug 14, 2019

There is no harm in asking or filing for a waiver

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes for Missouri on

Q: Can the federal government be sued for shooting at my son

He came to pick up his cousin at a hotel who was involved in a drug transaction unbeknownst to him. He saw police swarming in and took off they shot at him putting 4 bullets in his truck. Because they shouldn't have done it they are putting him in a drug conspiracy & claiming he tried to run them... Read more »

Gary Kollin answered on Aug 14, 2019

No

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes for Illinois on

Q: Can you get more time if you fail to report for a federal prison sentence! Have a uncle that i want info for

Cant find info on internet

Gary Kollin answered on Aug 14, 2019

Yes

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Illinois on

Q: Wat does petition to increase bond maen???

I have court in the morning and on judici it says petition for increase

amount of bond, motion to be heard

Juan Ooink answered on Aug 12, 2019

It means just what it says. The prosecutor filed a motion to increase or modify your bond, so you should be prepared to address it when you are in court. You should notify your attorney right away. If you have not hired an attorney yet, you should do so right away.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Alabama on

Q: I was arrested in May 2018 for stealing almost 3000 dollars from my job.

I still don't have a court date. I paid it all back in full and even wrote an apology letter to the CEO. This is my first offense. Is it possible for me to just receive probation?

William Jaksa answered on Aug 11, 2019

Receiving just 'probation' means that you were convicted of an offence and that was your sentence. An apology letter and paying back the money shows that you're serious and remorseful. If you want to avoid a conviction think of perhaps some community service and perhaps addressing the issues, if... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Virginia on

Q: Am I required to provide my personal info to an officer if I call 911 for someone who was assaulted & left hurt?

I wasn't present on the scene of crime.

William Jaksa answered on Aug 10, 2019

In most jurisdictions, you never need to provide information to police. But don't lie or mislead the police, that could get you in trouble. Politely tell the police you were not a witness to the crime, you were not involved in the incident and your only involvement was to call the police to report... Read more »

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