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Federal Crimes Questions & Answers

Q: Flood insurance renewed without consent,policy went from $425 to $7000. Is this force placed insurance? Never notified

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Federal Crimes, Insurance Bad Faith and Insurance Defense for Florida on
Answered on Jul 24, 2017

Of course, you are addressing your mortgage and the bank or other mortgagee. The mortgage has notification requirements and other applicable provisions. Would have to see your mortgage. Would also have to see escrow statements. I have personally seen a number of fored placed flood insurance policies with the lenders receiving full refunds. Also of course, cannot guarantee any, much less that, result in your case. But, you should contact the lender/servicer of your mortgage. Telephone...
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Q: Police department gave out my name and company, and also showed the person I complained about the messages on Facebook.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Illinois on
Answered on Jul 23, 2017

No. Police reports r not expected to be private information.
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Q: My friend was doing time in federal prison, now hes back in county and it says he's awaiting federal trial? What's goin?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Florida on
Answered on Jul 21, 2017

It's possible that the federal prison system has asked the county jail to hold him for them, pending the federal trial. The feds may not have a prison very close to the federal courthouse.

To find out what the charges are, you can go online and search PACER. You will be able to see the details of all federal cases there may be against him.
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Q: Greetings. My name is Robin and I live in Ne. and have been scammed by someone in Tx. Do need tx or Ne atty.?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Litigation and Federal Crimes for Texas on
Answered on Jul 20, 2017

Oh say it ain't so, a good ol boy from Texas would never dar do such a thing! I am very sorry about you being scammed. I believe you should have a Texas lawyer because jurisdiction will probably be here, meaning legal action would be required in Texas. Good luck to you.
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Q: Commercial usage and shipment onto US territory of uncertified device prototype

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Products Liability, Federal Crimes and Business Law for California on
Answered on Jul 20, 2017

This site is not designed to provide the detailed legal advice that you seek. The attorneys here know nothing about the device, who should certify it, what legal regulations apply to importation, how to factor expenses, what the laws are on "rides", etc. If you want this kind of advice, you will need to retain an attorney and pay for it or do your own research, which is inadvisable.
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Q: I am 18 and I live in Florida .What do I have to do to buy a buy a rifle from a local gun shop?

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Federal Crimes for Florida on
Answered on Jul 19, 2017

Federal law requires that you be at least 21 to buy a handgun. Florida doesn't require that you have a license to possess either a handgun or a long gun. So if you want to buy a rifle you shouldn't have any problem. Check with the gun shop to be sure.
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Q: If I have a protective order against my husband with no visitation unless abated by the court.

2 Answers | Asked in Domestic Violence, Family Law, Federal Crimes and Identity Theft for Illinois on
Answered on Jul 19, 2017

Your story is too complicated for an easy answer.

You need a sit down with an attorney.
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Q: Is this grounds for a protection order against my ex?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Domestic Violence and Federal Crimes for Maryland on
Answered on Jul 18, 2017

The issue is health and safety. If your health or safety is being threatened, that is grounds. A judge will have to agree but the threat of shooting and killing is prima facie evidence if what your child said was true.
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Q: How do I create a civil suit against my wife who forged my signature on divorce documents in order to defraud me?

3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Divorce, Family Law and Federal Crimes for California on
Answered on Jul 17, 2017

Not sure of your question if you are asking for money or to correct the problem, you should bring the forged document issue to your divorce attorney to raise in court before the judge. Might not be able to get money from your wife in a civil suit is your divorce still pending or issued and final.
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Q: Possible Trafficking Felony.

2 Answers | Asked in Federal Crimes for California on
Answered on Jul 17, 2017

Yes you need to contact an experienced Federal Criminal Attorney to assist you as soon as possible. It is too soon to discuss best and worst case scenarios without having all the evidence, charges and files reviewed by an attorney. The fact that he has a medical card is helpful but does not explain exactly while he mailed it out of state. Contact an attorney to work on a Defense to the charges.
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Q: My wife forged my signature and sent in a summary dissolution application in order to defraud me. What can I do?

3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes, Divorce and Family Law for California on
Answered on Jul 15, 2017

Can you prove it is a forgery? Is there something on the application that was allegedly forged that you do not agree with? Do you not agree with having a summary dissolution? I ask because it is a pre-printed judicial council form. If you do not agree to getting a divorce or to proceeding by summary dissolution and you can prove your signature was forged, you can move to set aside the application. In fact, I believe you have up to 6 months to do that before judgment is entered. If you do...
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Q: Is it ok for an officer or detective to sieze ones phone and without consent use said persons social media and act like

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Internet Law for Georgia on
Answered on Jul 15, 2017

Most likely not, without getting a judicial warrant. If you have proof of this, such actions may represent crimes.

Call a criminal defense attorney.
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Q: Can they enhance a new charge of heroin if u have a prior for marijuana over 12years old?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Utah on
Answered on Jul 15, 2017

I would need much more information to answer this.
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Q: Can a parent open a sexual assult case for their child who is over 18? (state Illinois)

3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Family Law, Federal Crimes and Sexual Harassment for Illinois on
Answered on Jul 14, 2017

Only the government prosecutes criminal cases.

You should make a police report and see where it goes.
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Q: Upon counter suing for alleged grand larceny, could you use a name of a person and get them involved?

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes and Libel & Slander for New York on
Answered on Jul 12, 2017

That sounds irrelevant. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney such as myself. 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. This answer...
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Q: A14 yr old is threatening to fight my 18 yr old cousin can my cousin file assult charges if my cousin doesn't fight back

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for California on
Answered on Jul 12, 2017

Threats can be reported to the police. Assault/ battery is a crime and a tort. A restraining order may be appropriate here. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney such as myself. 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...
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Q: What is the criminal code for paternity fraud?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Federal Crimes and Criminal Law for Utah on
Answered on Jul 12, 2017

Sounds like a forgery.
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Q: What is the penalty of not being able to supply "burdon of proof"?

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

Your question is not clear. The burden of proof is the standard that the judge or jury will use to decide your case. The burden of proof varies depending on the type of case. If a party fails to meet its burden of proof at a trial, then that party will lose the case. Other than losing the case, there is not some additional penalty for failing to meet the burden of proof at trial. if you want a more accurate answer, you need to clarify your question.
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Q: What lawful actions would be taken if minors broke into a Zoo and just wandered around but not going into the enclosure.

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

Most likely, this would be considered Criminal Trespass. That is a Class B misdemeanor with a range of punishment up to 180 days in jail and up to a $2,000 fine. Because the term "minors" is used loosely, please note that a person 17 years of age or older is considered an adult for criminal prosecution purposes. If anyone has been cited or arrested, contact a local, experienced attorney for assistance.
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Q: Hello, can someone be charged with aggravated assault during a robbery if the accused had a BB gun in his or her pants?

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

Yes, brandishing a gun, even if a plastic gun that looks real, creates fear and coercion over a victim. That is the exact effect it was MEANT to have.

Get a good lawyer.
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