Federal Crimes Questions & Answers by State

Federal Crimes Questions & Answers

Q: Unseal false sexiallial abuse of a child

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Criminal Law, Family Law and Federal Crimes for Florida on
Answered on May 29, 2017

Please ask your question using a complete sentence. Apparently you are in Florida and you want to, for some reason, "unseal" documents relating to a false charge of sexual abuse of a child. Are these documents filed in Florida or in Texas? If it's the later, you would want to ask this question in Justia › Ask a Lawyer › Texas.
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Q: Was this search illegal or legal?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Georgia on
Answered on May 27, 2017

No simple answer exists to this question. Stopping a moving vehicle, for a felony takedown requires RELIABLE information that a crime has been committed or is in the process of being completed.

Something seems "fishy" about this question, such as missing information. Usually a "citizen" only gets involved in such deals if they are a SNITCH, trying to get their own crime or crimes mitigated by helping out the police.

The person needs to hire an attorney to file motions to compel...
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Q: What happens if a man is charged with statitory resulting in pregnacy and can prove fraudulant rape ?

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for California on
Answered on May 24, 2017

Sounds like you have a lot of facts that need an attorney to review. Furthermore, the question and statements you present need some clarification. Best to hire an attorney without delay or contact the public defender--excellent attorneys, too.
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Q: How much time do you get for assaulting a healthcare professional?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Tennessee on
Answered on May 23, 2017

You did not give much information. Assuming a normal assault which caused some type of injury, Tennessee will probably charge you with Aggravated Assault, a class C Felony, with a normal Range 1 offender maximum of six years. However with a health care victim the fine can be increased to $ 15,000.
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Q: Can I own a firearm or firearms if my spouse has been convicted of a felony, served time, and completed probation?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for North Carolina on
Answered on May 22, 2017

If your firearm rights have never been revoked and you have obtained the appropriate permits for ownership, you may own a firearm. If you live with your husband and your firearm is in your home, car, or somewhere your husband has access, your husband is in constructive possession of that firearm and could be convicted under 18 U.S.C. Section 922(g). The punishment is the same as if he purchased his own firearm.

Legally, can you own a firearm? Yes.

Practically, can you own...
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Q: My tenant is now in jail, federal hold, house was raided and 3 windows busted out, Can i take immediate possession back

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Landlord - Tenant for Indiana on
Answered on May 21, 2017

Even if your tenant is in jail there is no automatic repossession of the property. You still have to go through the eviction process. You can file for an immediate eviction to regain possession of the property. It is best to do this with the guidance of an landlord/tenant attorney. Consult with a local landlord/tenant attorney in your area for legal advice.
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Q: What happens if i have an ongoing trial for several years and miss my court date? Is there a warrant? Do i get bail?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Illinois on
Answered on May 19, 2017

It's entirely possible that the judge issued a warrant for your arrest. You should contact your lawyer immediately so that he can get you back in court so can take care of the warrant. If you had a good reason for missing court, make sure you let your lawyer know. Whether you will get a bond will depend on whether you have missed court in the past, your criminal background, the charges you are facing and a variety of other factors that your lawyer would be better suited to answer.
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Q: Is it legal to file and receive theft claim on a foreclosed home when the insurance policy holder has been dead for 2yr?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Insurance Bad Faith for Tennessee on
Answered on May 17, 2017

Your case does not have anything to do with criminal law. More than likely the insurance policy was paid for by the lender who held the note and deed of trust, which undoubtedly paid to the first lienholder prior to anything going to the homeowner. You may be able to make a complaint with the Department of Commerce and Insurance, or you might file suit against the lender for conversion. More than likely though they made a claim under the policy as the lienholder.
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Q: Is there any issue with buying a gun and taking it across state lines?

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes for New York on
Answered on May 16, 2017

It depends on the type of gun and the state at issue. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law practice website, www.AEesq.com. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas of law: Business & Contracts, Criminal Defense, Divorce & Child Custody, and Education...
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Q: What are the stalking laws in Utah? My life has been threatened. They R trying to use Sharia Law in the United States.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes, Identity Theft and Civil Rights for Utah on
Answered on May 16, 2017

If you feel you are bein stalked you need to report it to the police. If you have been threatened you also need to report that to the police. I have no idea what you are saying about Sharia law. This is Utah. It is Mormon law here.
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Q: If a person acts in self defense but gets arrested can anything happen to the person who started it?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Personal Injury for Florida on
Answered on May 15, 2017

Is the initial aggressor in a fight solely responsible?

Not always. Did you have an opportunity to retreat? Did you escalate the fight or continue when it could have been ended? In Florida, we have the stand your ground rule, a no duty to retreat law, but that will not always help. Who is the aggressor is a fact question. Sometimes those facts do not get sorted out until a jury decides.

Is a person acting in self-defense also subject to arrest?

Fighting is actually...
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Q: I bought pot in Washington legally - am I able to bring it into Florida?

2 Answers | Asked in Federal Crimes for Florida on
Answered on May 13, 2017

You are probably able to do so, but I assume what you really mean to ask is whether you could get in legal trouble for doing so. The answer is "yes".
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Q: What will happen when a minor is charged with four felony charges?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Sexual Harassment for New York on
Answered on May 12, 2017

If convicted, his sentence depends on his prior history of convictions. He needs a great lawyer.

See: http://www.aeesq.com/criminal-defense-lawyer/sex-crimes/

More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law practice website, www.AEesq.com. I practice law in CA, NY, MA,...
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Q: California: I've yet to be payed from my job, I quit. It's been two weeks since the pay period ended.

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law, Workers' Compensation, Civil Rights and Federal Crimes for California on
Answered on May 12, 2017

Have you contacted them to find out the problem? More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law practice website, www.AEesq.com. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas of law: Business & Contracts, Criminal Defense, Divorce & Child Custody, and Education Law....
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Q: Is it possible he could have said someone's name that he knew was affiliated with dealing/giving any kind of drugs?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Virginia on
Answered on May 11, 2017

Your question is not clear and seems to involved several potential issues. You should consult privately with an attorney to discuss the specific facts and circumstances related to the case and the questions for which you are seeking answers.
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Q: My child's father was being charged with poss. of scheduled substance with a gun and was made Nolle Prosequi

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Virginia on
Answered on May 10, 2017

It could be a number of reasons.

Perhaps the evidence was insufficient.

Or they reached an agreement where he would plead to another charge and have this charge nolle prossed.
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Q: I'm writing a book and I need to know if a mother is in ICU or dead, dad out on parole, does the child live with dad?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Family Law, Child Custody and Federal Crimes for Oklahoma on
Answered on May 10, 2017

There is no simple answer to your question. Each custody case is considered by the Oklahoma District Courts individually.
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Q: Can a bank charge you for money that was deposit into account without knowledge or permission after they find it is fake

1 Answer | Asked in Banking, Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Identity Theft for California on
Answered on May 8, 2017

Oversimplified possibilities: First, a person does not have a right to keep money that was never their money. But, if someone paid that person for a valid reason, and that someone paid with a fake check that essentially stole money out of another's account, then another should get their money back--probably what the bank is trying to do here. Nevertheless, the person could bring an action against the someone to get paid. This does not make the check unfake, but the check could be used as...
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Q: My friend was arrested and his court date passed a week or so ago but he hasn't been charged yet. Is that a good sign?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for California on
Answered on May 7, 2017

What was the purpose of the court date? Did he attend? Was he charged? More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law practice website, www.AEesq.com. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas of law: Business & Contracts, Criminal Defense, Divorce & Child Custody,...
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Q: Is it ok for me to call police if a father and daughter are together in a relationship in Indiana?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Family Law and Federal Crimes for Indiana on
Answered on May 6, 2017

If you are talking about Incest, that is a criminal offense. You can certainly report a crime to police.
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