Federal Crimes Questions & Answers by State

Federal Crimes Questions & Answers

Q: Regular fees to hire an attorney, in Muskingum County Ohio, for a person arrested for aggravated murder. Just arrested.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Ohio on
Answered on Apr 19, 2018
Matthew Williams' answer
Every attorney sets his or her own fees, and prices vary considerably. You might be able to find someone to take it for $5,000. But, real quality representation is going to start closer to $25,000. If you’re able to afford private counsel, set up some meetings or phone calls to interview potential attorneys.
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Q: I was on imvu girl claimed to be over 18 had no idea she was 13 till i asked she persuaded me sexually should i worry

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes for Alabama on
Answered on Apr 19, 2018
Samuel G McKerall's answer
Yes, you should worry. You posted this under "Federal Crimes". Its unlikely to be a federal crime, unless you took the girl across a state line for the purpose of having sex with her, or maybe if you had sex with her on federal property, like Redstone Arsenal, which is next door to your town. However, its a very serious state crime under Alabama law to have sex with someone who is underage. There are so many possible sex offenses this might be prosecuted under that's its not possible to...
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Q: Is it against the law to ask someone to commit federal fraud?

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law, Construction Law, Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Kentucky on
Answered on Apr 18, 2018
Timothy Denison's answer
Yes. That is against the law. Don’t do it.
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Q: Can a police officer

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Civil Rights, Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Arkansas on
Answered on Apr 18, 2018
Richard Lane Hughes' answer
If I understand our statement of facts correctly, the answer is no.

There may be other grounds for an arrest but not for an order that did not exist at the time of the allegedly offending behavior.
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Q: Does a search warrant need to have the date and time the judged signed or just the date?

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes for Kentucky on
Answered on Apr 17, 2018
Timothy Denison's answer
Both date and time.
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Q: My child is 13, he stole my bank card and bought a semi-auto bb gun off of amazon. What can he be charged with

1 Answer | Asked in Banking, Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Identity Theft for Michigan on
Answered on Apr 17, 2018
Jasmine D. Rippy's answer
If you report your son to police, he could be charged with illegal use of a financial transaction device, which is a felony. Because he used the card online, he could also be charged with using the internet or a computer to commit a crime, which in this case would be a felony because the underlying offense is a felony. For adults, each charge carries penalties of up 4 years in jail and $5,000 in fines. Your son will most likely be tried as a juvenile and in such case, there will be a variety...
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Q: File a motion to retry case .. A juror husband was there everyday talking with detective he said “i wish u were a juror”

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Maryland on
Answered on Apr 17, 2018
Thomas Joseph Maronick Jr's answer
The question is whether the husband’s action connoted an impropriety with the juror and the case. I can’t tell from these facts but it is worth looking at. Contact the defense counsel with this ASAP for a potential appeal issue.
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Q: My home was raided. drugs found. Arrsted me but offered a deal and released me with no charges. What are my options ?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Michigan on
Answered on Apr 17, 2018
Jasmine D. Rippy's answer
You stated that you were offered a deal and released without charges. Therefore, it seems like there are no pending charges against you. I’m not sure what options you are referring to.
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Q: Can a charge of as&b with a deadly weapon hold if they have no evidence an no report or pictures an no proof?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Oklahoma on
Answered on Apr 17, 2018
Doak Willis' answer
If the DA filed those charges against you or someone else, I would bet they have evidence which they think can be used to prove the elements of the crime. In answer to your question it basically was answered by your question. If they have no proof they would be incapable of convicting someone of that crime.
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Q: Hi, This is Faisal, the police stopped me and gave tickets and curt, the tickets are

1 Answer | Asked in Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Traffic Tickets for Kentucky on
Answered on Apr 16, 2018
Timothy Denison's answer
As long as you go to court on your court dates, you should not go to jail again for any reason
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Q: Can a judge in Arkansas reside over 2 cases. One is a criminal and the other is a dhs case.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and White Collar Crime for Arkansas on
Answered on Apr 16, 2018
Stewart Whaley's answer
Yes. Generally, a judge can preside over two cases, where one is criminal and the other DHS.

Some excerpts from a 2015 Arkansas Court of Appeals opinion, regarding a judge residing over a criminal and dependency-neglect case involving the same adult and child, show that the bar for challenging this is high:

A judge has a duty to hear a case unless there is a valid reason to disqualify. Perroni v. State, 358 Ark. 17, 186 S.W.3d 206 (2004). Moreover, a judge is presumed to be...
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Q: Can a 17 year old with no prior criminal background be sent to prison?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes, White Collar Crime and Juvenile Law for Arkansas on
Answered on Apr 14, 2018
Stewart Whaley's answer
Yes, depending on the crime. Juveniles can no longer be sentenced to life without parole in Arkansas. They can still be sent to prison. Having no criminal background helps when negotiating a plea without prison time, if you go to trial and during sentencing, if convicted
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Q: Was pulled over for speeding now I’m fighting 10 charges based on what was found in the car . Was never given a

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Illinois on
Answered on Apr 14, 2018
Juan Ooink's answer
This is a question for your attorney to answer because that attorney has all of the information necessary to answer this type of question. If you have not hired an attorney, I suggest you do so right away.
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Q: What is penalty for joyriding

3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for New Jersey on
Answered on Apr 14, 2018
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.'s answer
Yes if the car was or is reported stolen. If you have been contacted by the police immediately hire a lawyer.
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Q: how is the workers compensation commission legally defined;a branch of government or a private enterprise?

2 Answers | Asked in Workers' Compensation, Constitutional Law and Federal Crimes for Iowa on
Answered on Apr 14, 2018
Stephen Douglas Lombardi's answer
A governmental agency. Administered by State laws (the Iowa Code), State agency rules (The Iowa Administrative Code) and legal precedent (meaning case law).
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Q: How to get my case in a different Federal Jurisdiction?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes, White Collar Crime and Identity Theft for California on
Answered on Apr 13, 2018
Dale S. Gribow's answer
need a lot more facts

the first thing you have to do is hire an EXPERIENCED FEDERAL ATTORNEY.

most lawyers in the greater Palm Springs Area do not do Federal. In part it is because there is no federal court around us.

federal courts can hear cases from other states but this should be addressed to the lawyer you retain.
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Q: If my friend is 15 years old about to turn 16 in a month and is pregnant 11weeks with a 21 year old can he get charged?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Texas on
Answered on Apr 12, 2018
Grant St Julian III's answer
If the sexual contact occurred in Ohio, you must ask this question to an attorney licensed in that State. If the sexual contact happened in Texas, a felony has occurred. See Texas Penal Code Sections 21.11, 22.011 & 4.3.25. Also, in Texas, you must be 18 to get married, regardless of parental consent.
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Q: If I don’t fight a possession of Marijuana charge will it go on my record ?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Georgia on
Answered on Apr 12, 2018
Forrest Clinton Barbour's answer
There is no Sparks County in Georgia. I suggest consulting with an attorney in whatever state this is in.
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Q: I got a misdemeanor A charge for having my mother’s handicap sticker. The officer also didn’t read me my Miranda rights.

3 Answers | Asked in Contracts, Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Traffic Tickets for Texas on
Answered on Apr 11, 2018
Kiele Linroth Pace's answer
This sounds like a misunderstanding of the law based on TV cop shows. They don't have to allow you a phone call before arrest and failure to inform you of your Miranda rights can lead to the suppression of any statements you made during custodial interrogation. Basically, it only matters if you confessed after being arrested.

All that being said, you should hire a local criminal defense attorney to represent you in this matter. It is wise to choose an attorney with an office in the...
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Q: What kind of charges would constitute the police showing up in Illinois to serve a warrant from South Dakota?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Illinois on
Answered on Apr 11, 2018
James G. Dimeas' answer
You should contact a lawyer in South Dakota for any questions you may have regarding South Dakota laws. Maybe the lawyer can find what criminal charges you may be facing in that state.
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