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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for New Jersey on
Q: My boyfriend has these charges (#1)2c:18-2a(1) (#2)2c-20-3a (#3)2c:-18-3b (#4)2c:-18-3b (#5) 2c:18-2a(1)

He is currently on probation, this will be his 3rd violation of probation. Is there any chance of him getting out ? If not, how many years is he facing?

James A. Abate
James A. Abate answered on Sep 24, 2020

Third violation of probation, by commission of Burglary will invite a motion to remand to county jail. But he is presumed not guilty. It may be possible to avoid going to jail until trial. But he will need an experienced attorney and their work is cut out for them. On just the burglary alone he... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Texas on
Q: In Texas can a 21 year old have sex with a 17 year old?
Ty Czapla
Ty Czapla answered on Sep 23, 2020

Yes. 17 is the age of consent.

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes and Probate for Georgia on
Q: I was arrested and given felonies in GA but i used first offenders and have completed probation. Will it show up

on a backround check

Robbie Levin
Robbie Levin answered on Sep 19, 2020

You need to make sure the discharge paperwork was completed and filed.

For more information visit my website at www.LevinLawyerGa.com

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for California on
Q: If I have a prior conviction for bank robbery, can they charge me with conspiracy to rob another one??
Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Sep 19, 2020

more info needed.

however, if it is a separate incident (Bank) then of course you can be charged.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for California on
Q: Can they federally charge me with a bank robbery from 2005, or has it been too long?? Or can they charge conspiracy??
Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Sep 19, 2020

more info needed.

seek a consultation with a criminal lawyer in your community but first write out in detail all the facts.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Florida on
Q: I threw away previous tenant's son mail, without knowing it is ilegal

Hello, Could you please help me? I am not from the US and I am not that familiar with the mail laws. I know I am not supposed to open other people's mail. I moved in to a new house on February and I have been getting a lot of mail from other people here, I threw away all of it without knowing... Read more »

Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard answered on Sep 16, 2020

It is doubtful that you did anything wrong or, if you did, that you will be charged. If postal authorities contact you, don't say anything until you have consulted with an attorney.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Kentucky on
Q: Who decides to drop assault charges when self def. is proved, judge, jury, or lawyers? Prosecutor refuses to drop them
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Sep 14, 2020

If the jury believes the self defense claim, they are instructed to find the defendant not guilty.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Kentucky on
Q: Can you be sentenced to house arrest for assault 1st degree in ky?
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Sep 14, 2020

No. It’s a violent crime with an 85% serve.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Texas on
Q: Under what circumstances can a state charge of aggravated assault be raised to a federal charge

Was told if the statue of limitations have run out with no charges filed..(3 yrs in tx) that the prosecutor could end up trying to make it a federal charge since the statue of limitations has run out for a state charge.

Kiele Linroth Pace
Kiele Linroth Pace answered on Sep 14, 2020

You might not want to tell the prosecutors yet, but the limitations period on aggravated assault and aggravated perjury is only TWO years. See article 12.03(d) of the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure. I'm not aware of any federal assault statute, but they might have jurisdiction if the... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Florida on
Q: If a officer pulls over a vehicle & ask to see drivers license but notice a green substance (marijuana) does that give

Them probable cause to search passengers & the vehicle?

Jeffrey H. Garland
Jeffrey H. Garland answered on Sep 14, 2020

There are ample cases saying that there would be probable cause in such a situation. The legalization of hemp and medical marijuana might change these rulings over time. If there is pc to search the car, then the police can have passengers exit and they can be subjected to a protective search. The... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Cannabis & Marijuana Law, Constitutional Law and Federal Crimes for Louisiana on
Q: Is there any and where do I look for case law to get a better idea of my chances of avoiding the felony/sentence

I was a passenger in a car I was helping transport back to Texas that I was legally borrowing to do repairs to. The driver (I just met) was hired by vehicle owner to help me make the trip, and unbeknownst to me in possession of meth and a R/X pill/s (of which we were both charged because it was... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Sep 11, 2020

You need to hire a criminal attorney to develop a defense. Do NOT give anyone a statement.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Texas on
Q: In Tx can a 21 year old have sext with a 17 year old?
Kiele Linroth Pace
Kiele Linroth Pace answered on Sep 11, 2020

A 17-year-old is old enough to consent for the purposes of Sexual Assault and Indecency but if the state was really aggressive the 21-year-old could still be charged and convicted for felony Sexual Performance of a Child under section 43.25 of the Texas Penal Code.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Tennessee on
Q: My gun was taken by police because they claimed to see it in my bf hand although he never had it what to do now

There was a police call made by someone where we were and It was a false report because of underlying family issues so when the police came they grabbed my boy friend and beat on him they also took my weapon because I say it on the ground just for my safety when they arrived my weapon is in my name... Read more »

Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery answered on Sep 9, 2020

First make a written demand to the Chief of Police or the Sheriff to return your weapon. Then you need to file suit for Conversion against the City/County and the Officer that took the firearm with a SOL of 3 years. All this costs money and time, and many firearms are not worth the trouble. There... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for California on
Q: How to handle a out of state warrant for charges you didnt rly do

Got caught with residue of drugs but only used a meth tester on them n charged me with cocain heroin n meth charges out of know were n lied to make a deal to become a c.i but kept changen there anser when I ask about when I do the job for then what happens to me

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Sep 7, 2020

more info needed.

you have to deal with the criminal charges in the court where they took place.

i trust you had a lawyer at the time and that is the person to whom you should inquire............

or set up a free consultation with a new criminal lawyer in that area. ...or...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Juvenile Law for Kentucky on
Q: Can a 17 year old legally be in a non-sexual relationship with a 29 year old?
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Sep 4, 2020

As long as there is no illegal contact or behavior from either party.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Kentucky on
Q: My lawyer was appointed because I couldnt afford one. (I am the defendant). When the date of my trial comes(for assault

1st degree) will I imediently be sentenced to jail (since I did assault someone), or will my lawyer and my prosecutors lawyer actualy argue and try to prove of disprove my selfdefense claim? And what if the prosecutor doesn't show up? Could I still go to jail?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Sep 2, 2020

You may not even be found guilty , much less go to jail. Why isn’t your public defender answering any of your questions?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for South Carolina on
Q: Would misdemeanor assault and battery 2nd degree be considered a crime of violent under SC Code 16-1-60?
Stephen Grooms
Stephen Grooms answered on Sep 1, 2020

No, it is not a crime of violence per 16-1-60. It is considered a non violent crime, and while it is classified as a misdemeanor it carries up to 3 years in prison. So any conviction, regardless of the imposes sentence could impact your federal rights to own and possess a firearm.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Constitutional Law and Federal Crimes for California on
Q: What to do when sheriffs swat team fail to provide bodycam video and audio from all officers from day of home raided

I did a motion to compel discovery and officers and district attorney faild to provide body cam footage which I believe would prove my innocence of felony charges due to the investigator failing to remember the firearms were in a locked safe with a pad lock on it which no one had a key to so... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Aug 31, 2020

much more info needed.

hopefully, you have a lawyer.

i would have included in the motion picture of the box showing not wood and that lock broken by police.

if that judge didn't rule for you have you considered appealing that ruling?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Kentucky on
Q: What will I be charged with? Will I be arrested?

I loaned my brother in law money to do yard work & he never showed up to do the work for months. I ran in to him a week ago and he told me to drop by his mothers house on saturday & he would be there to pay me. I stopped by and knocked on the door and he told me to go the f*** away. He then... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Aug 31, 2020

You should go take a criminal complaint against him for wanton endangerment fur trying to run you over. You. Can only be charged with criminal mischief at the most but I doubt it would stand up in the face of his wanton charge.

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes for California on
Q: is filing a demand for a bill of particulars in a federal case valid?
Maurice Mandel II
Maurice Mandel II answered on Aug 30, 2020

Read the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. You will find out why people hire attorneys to do that, drink lots of coffee first, they are a little dry. There is a TOC that should take you to the particular rule.

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