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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Employment Law, Federal Crimes and Sexual Harassment for New Jersey on
Q: Is there a Statute of limitations in NJ for sexual assault? Can I stay anonymous? This person was just publicized.

This happened at a place of employment.

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Jul 14, 2020

Yes a statute of limitations does exist both for the criminal charges and the civil charges. Speak with a lawyer if you have been assaulted you may be entitled to a large recovery for your injuries.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Tennessee on
Q: My brother was sent144 months federal and state time supposed to be current now they holding him in jail for the charge
Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery answered on Jul 14, 2020

Not sure of your question. But you might hire a competent attorney to examine the Judgments of Convictions. Sometimes post-sentence motions can be made for the Court to examine the exact sentence imposed in relation to another.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for South Carolina on
Q: If a person is being charged with attempted murder at a bail hearing are they supposed to give them the lowest bond

Because they give this man that know the police was looking for him and left the state to NC and got caught and picked up coming back into sc then they let his parent speak in court and not ours then the judge gave the man the lowest bond and a bracelet to be monitored to a nc home . There was no... Read more »

Jonathan Edmond Bennett Lewis
Jonathan Edmond Bennett Lewis answered on Jul 13, 2020

Hello,

What you have described does sound appropriate to a SC Bond Hearing.

In all bond courts the Constitution requires a bond to be given to a defendant. Bond may only be denied, and that denial reviewed by a Circuit Judge, if a defendant presents an unreasonable and continuing...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Cannabis & Marijuana Law, Constitutional Law and Federal Crimes for Texas on
Q: Is there a way to fight this?

The police arrested me for a burglary of an inhabitants charge while removing jointly owned property from a motel room. When they got me to the facility they found a tiny bit of pot on me that I had found in the room. Arresting me for burglary was erroneous. But can they drop the burglary charges... Read more »

Kiele Linroth Pace
Kiele Linroth Pace answered on Jul 13, 2020

There are a bunch of rules regarding the admissibility of evidence. You should NOT post any more details about your case online but you SHOULD read about the "exclusionary rule" and the doctrine of "the fruit of the poisonous tree." Be sure to also read about the exceptions,... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Ohio on
Q: Can Carrying concealed weapon charge be lessened to something else or dismissed
Hunter G. Cavell
Hunter G. Cavell answered on Jul 9, 2020

Talk to a criminal defense attorney. This will depend on the circumstances, the prosecutor, and the judge. There is no one-size-fits-all answer here.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody and Federal Crimes for Louisiana on
Q: What happens if I'm the domiciliary parent and the non domiciliary parent won't return child?
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jul 9, 2020

Hire a custody attorney to file contempt and for a civil warrant.

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes for Michigan on
Q: What are the chances of leniency on a 4th degree felony of fleeing, first offense and with mental health issues

My best friend got arrested for fleeing from a police officer after they did a stop for a traffic violation. She was having a mental health episode triggered by seeing the police officer walking towards her car. She was arrested eventually after her car tires were taken out and she drove onto a... Read more »

Brent T. Geers
Brent T. Geers answered on Jul 6, 2020

By the facts presented, it sounds like she already caught a break by being charged with the least degree of fleeing and eluding (4th degree). Chances are her attorney may be able to negotiate further. A treatment court (mental health or veterans) may be an option as well, which would greatly... Read more »

3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for New Jersey on
Q: Would prosecutors have been allowed to bring criminal charges against the priest?
Maurice Mandel II
Maurice Mandel II answered on Jul 5, 2020

Not enough information. Yes, no, maybe.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for North Carolina on
Q: If you flee the state under house arrest & facing 4 felonies can out if state police catch it and bring you back?

My father in law can't be trusted. Wondering how easy it would be to get him if he fleed the state being on house arrest and facing 4 felonies all drug related. I would be responsible for his bond of 20k if he did.

Maurice Mandel II
Maurice Mandel II answered on Jul 5, 2020

Your question is somewhat unclear "can out" ??? The rest of it seems to ask if you are going to have to pay his bail bond if he flees, and that you don't trust him. So, the first question is why did you put up a bond for him in the first place if you don't trust him to honor... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Ohio on
Q: Can Carrying concealed weapon F4 charge be reduced or dismissed
Matthew Williams
Matthew Williams answered on Jul 5, 2020

Any charge can be reduced or dismissed. The question is will it be, and that depends upon the facts and the work of an attorney.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Real Estate Law for Florida on
Q: I was helping a friend move the roommate headbutt me. I called the cops and pressing charges can I sue her?

What would be the course of action? And what can I do being that I was assaulted? What type of lawyer do I use. TY!

Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard answered on Jul 4, 2020

Yes, you can sue, if you have suffered bodily injury and resulting damages (medical expenses, etc.).

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes, Appeals / Appellate Law and Legal Malpractice for California on
Q: I was found NOT guilty of F CA pc§273 by a jury. Just saw a letter from a CO admin saying I was in prison for F CA pc273

(says 1,000 characters? )

This case is a complete judicial hissy fit retaliation for an over zealous peremptory challenge & setting precedent in a unique law.

I have the Filed jury verdict form stating I was found Not guilty of felony pc273. The pc120x.(?) 90-day-op admin CO... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Jul 4, 2020

more info needed.

i am confused with the facts.

you should write out a detailed summary of the facts and contact a local lawyer for a consultation, most are free.

OR better yet, contact the lawyer who represented you.

s/he will be able to explain what happened and have all the facts.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Kentucky on
Q: I need some advice my fiance is looking at a 3rd degree charged the paperwork that was gave to him the dates that the

Person said that it was done he was in jail on them dates.. An they also said they have a video. He dont know what might happen.. Im trying to get answers on what might happen will it be thrown out bc he was in jail or what?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jul 4, 2020

Third degree what?

1 Answer | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law, Constitutional Law and Federal Crimes for Kentucky on
Q: Which policeagency can follow you from one state to another in a private vehicle it not being in a pursuit.From Wv to ky
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jul 3, 2020

Anyone can follow you in a private vehicle anywhere but they have no jurisdiction once they leave the home state. Only the FBI can go state to state with full jurisdiction.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury, Civil Rights and Federal Crimes for New York on
Q: Can I sue the state for not informing me of my convicted rapists release to society

He served his sentence and got put in mental facility because he’s a serial offender and was still a risk to society. I was never told he was released and he’s been seen around my home town and now I’m afraid and traumatized all over again because he came back to the place where this all... Read more »

Derek John Soltis
Derek John Soltis answered on Jul 3, 2020

This is a horribe answer to your question, but it gets arround to answering why suing probably won't help you.

You can sue anyone for any reason you want, but it doesn't mean you will win anything.

The state failed to tell you something. I don't remember you...
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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Tax Law and Federal Crimes for California on
Q: What happens when somebody spends somebody else's unemployment benefits that where obtained fraudulently?

Let's say a Person A files for unemployment benefits but doesn't have an address so he has them sent to Person B's address. Well then when the unemployment benefits arrive in the form of a debit card to Person B's address, Person B decides to go ahead and activate the card and... Read more »

Maurice Mandel II
Maurice Mandel II answered on Jul 3, 2020

It is against the law for an attorney to counsel someone on how to evade the law or commit a crime. Perjury is a crime as is subornation of perjury. In your scenario, A has committed a crime by falsely applying for benefits, but if he never worked then he did not amass the required quarters of... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Florida on
Q: If you have a large knife and try to stab it at police but do not do any damage and you tell police you tried to murder.

This will be considered attempted murder or no? I think it will since I graduated from law school 5 years ago but I am not sure.

Henry George Ferro
Henry George Ferro answered on Jul 3, 2020

Duh...yes there us enough to arrest and charge attempted murder...This is obvious even for a non-law school grad...

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Federal Crimes for Arkansas on
Q: Does state of Arkansas follow federal law concerning felon in possession of pre-1899/antique muzzleloading firearms.

I was wondering if the state of Arkansas follows federal law concerning felon in possession of antique/pre-1899 muzzleloading firearms. I know that federal law does not prohibit us from using/possessing these types of firearms. I am unsure if the state has any Laws regarding them, and if they do,... Read more »

W. Whitfield Hyman
W. Whitfield Hyman answered on Jun 29, 2020

You can't possess those in Arkansas as a felon, but air rifles are probably legal.

You can get a pardon from the governor if the conviction was in Arkansas.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Kentucky on
Q: How many trials does it take to determine if someone is guilty or not if they are being charged with 1st degree assault?
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jun 27, 2020

You only get one trial absent some error.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Kentucky on
Q: If someone is charged with first degree assault but it was in self defense, will their charges be lowered or drop at all

The person being charged was threatened death and then hit with a belt across the back, they responded by hitting the other with a hammer to the head (was on neither persons property, both were men in early 60s with same height and weight of 200lbs)

Matt Schalk
Matt Schalk answered on Jun 27, 2020

Self defense it’s just that, a defense. It may be used as a negotiating tool to lower the charge, or it can be used as a defensive strategy at trial.

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