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1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes for Tennessee on
Q: If stolen property is in my home and I give consent for the police o search and recover it can I be charged?

My son in law stole from a company and lied to us about where it came from. I had ask him to remove it from my home and have proof. He brought the police here and they ask to search I gave permission and the detective gave me his word he would not put charges on me. He also said he would return my... Read more »

Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery answered on Jan 28, 2022

Yes, you can be charged with a couple of crimes.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Ohio on
Q: me and the mother of my children got into a altercation and I shot the ground. What am I looking at? Probation?

I was just mad and angry. I would never hurt her. Gun was never pointed at her. What I did was wrong and I know that but I was never intending to use it on her at all.

Matthew Williams
Matthew Williams answered on Jan 27, 2022

You need to get a lawyer. Depending on how they charge this it could be very serious and gun specifications carry mandatory prison time. Anytime you use a gun during the commission of an offense the risk of being sent to prison is pretty high.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Juvenile Law for Louisiana on
Q: If the defendant is charged with felony carnal knowledge but has no prior criminal charges, will he/she be shown liency?

The defendant is 22 with a 16 year old. The defendant was charged with felony carnal knowledge of a juvenile. The defendant has no prior criminal charges. The sexual contact was oral only.

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jan 26, 2022

The defendant needs to hire a criminal lawyer.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Legal Malpractice for New York on
Q: Is it legal to accept money from a sale of a home if a notary falsified witnessing a signature on a deed?
Roy Warner
Roy Warner answered on Jan 25, 2022

Depends on the law in each state. However, accepting cash is legal. The problem is whether the deed can be filed, which serves as notice to the world that the person who paid cash for the property is the true owner. The deed should be corrected pursuant to the terms of the written contract of... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes for Pennsylvania on
Q: What is the penalty for CDL title 75 code 3309(1)

Do I plead guilty or not guilty?

Timothy Kraeer
Timothy Kraeer answered on Jan 20, 2022

There is a $25 fine (plus costs) but it will not assess any points on your license if you have a PA license. However, if you have a license from another state (other than PA), and/or a CDL, you need to fight the citation. Section 3309 is considered a serious traffic offense for commercial drivers.... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Utah on
Q: Does the state of Utah prohibit the use of air guns for self defense?

Example: byrna launcher

Mike Branum
Mike Branum answered on Jan 20, 2022

If an item is legal for you to have in your possession and you feel that you are in imminent danger of death or serious bodily injury then you may use that item to defend yourself. If you cannot legally possess a handgun, you should not be in possession of an "air gun" either.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for California on
Q: can someone be arrested and kept in custody when there has been no evidence presented on the charges he was booked.

husband was arrested 3 years ago and remains incarcerated he has not been presented with the evidence incriminating him he has been told evidence was not booked.

Dan Moseley
Dan Moseley answered on Jan 17, 2022

When an in-custody felony defendant is not brought to trial within 60 days of his arraignment, the charges must be dismissed, unless there is a very good reason for a delay, or the defendant consents to a delay. Cal. Penal Code section 1382.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Immigration Law and Federal Crimes for Texas on
Q: I recently was charged for human “smuggling” in Texas passing the checkpoint in Zavala County, Texas. Please help

I don’t consider this to be smuggling since I didn’t gain no money and I didn’t cross anyone over the border the illegal aliens were already in Texas I just had to pick them up. And now I got a charge for this and pending court date.

Alexander Ivakhnenko
Alexander Ivakhnenko answered on Jan 17, 2022

It is irrelevant whether you received any payment for your activities or whether the foreign nationals were in the United States: these are not the requisite elements of the current criminal charge you are facing, witch has a possibility of a prison sentence upon conviction.

You must...
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1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes, Consumer Law and Real Estate Law for Louisiana on
Q: Can You name institutions or addresses in Louisiana or internet for expropriation in Chicago?

Dear Ladies and Gentlemen,

my girlfriend living in Louisiana inherits a piece of land in Chicago that the city or state of Illinois wants to expropriate to build a school on.

As I understand it, the court is asking my girlfriend to receive $36,000 as compensation for the inheritance... Read more »

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh answered on Jan 17, 2022

You will eventually need an attorney in Chicago if this matter goes to litigation but you may also want a Louisiana atty to assist you with this---use the Justia FIND A LAWYER tab and search for Chicago and Louisiana expropriation attorneys--contact/consult with a few of them ad then hire the one... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law, Federal Crimes and Trademark for Alabama on
Q: Is it against the law to use the name of a government program to market advice and sell services?

My company helps military veterans with their benefits and provides counseling for them to make sure they are receiving the maximum benefits they are entitled to. Would it be against the law if I bought a domain such as (Just a random example not the actual domain) and... Read more »

Fritz-Howard Raymond Clapp
Fritz-Howard Raymond Clapp answered on Jan 17, 2022

The names of government agencies and programs are essentially trademarks or service marks, and are infringed if private entities promote goods or services with confusingly similar names.

2 Answers | Asked in Federal Crimes, Legal Malpractice and Probate for California on
Q: An Attorney falsified his billing to cover up trust documents in my favor. Where should I file a complaint?
Joel Gary Selik
Joel Gary Selik answered on Jan 15, 2022

In California, complaints are made to the State Bar here:

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Federal Crimes for Georgia on
Q: My s/o was picked up on a false warrant ,never had his Miranda rights read to him until after speaking with the d.a

He was also given paperwork to sign without counsel present under the assumption that it was the statement he had just made, but really he had unknowingly signed away his rights... He was incarcerated on 12/30/2021 where he has been held without bond( no bail hearing given) , or evidence,.. the... Read more »

Morris  Margulis
Morris Margulis answered on Jan 14, 2022

He needs to act fast to get Habeas Corpus relief. If he can get out of custody, he will be in a much better position to pursue his other claims involving this experience.

1 Answer | Asked in Native American Law, Criminal Law, Traffic Tickets and Federal Crimes for California on
Q: Can the sheriff pull you over on an Indian reservation?
Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Jan 13, 2022

more info is needed.

if a sheriff is in pursuit, he could do so.

as a rule, it is beyond their jurisdiction and they are usually called by the tribe for booking.

however, some crimes are prosecuted by the Indian Tribe, and if so you should get a criminal lawyer with...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Tax Law and Federal Crimes for Nevada on
Q: IRS account transcripts issues

I was hoping I could ask you a question.

When I login to get my account transcripts. For some reason as of last Friday I was able to see 2014 and 2015 and download them. However as of yesterday Saturday I can see all of them except for 2014 and 2015 it says N/A for those years.

Is... Read more »

Linda Simmons Campbell
Linda Simmons Campbell answered on Jan 12, 2022

Transcripts only stay available online for a certain period of time. If you did not owe any taxes for a particular year it is not unusual for them to be removed. January is the time of year that the IRS updates its systems so that may be why they disappeared. There is no guarantee that this is... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Immigration Law for Oregon on
Q: Does one have a chance to come back to U.S. after being deported for aggravated felonies if mother is a U.S. Citizen?
Alexander Ivakhnenko
Alexander Ivakhnenko answered on Jan 11, 2022

In my opinion after a removal for several aggravated felonies convictions the chances of being permitted for admission to the United States are nil, notwithstanding the legal status of immediate family members in the U.S.

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law and Federal Crimes for Louisiana on
Q: Can a employee sue another employee and/or owner if said employee is drunk and has a knife, guns and alcohol on him?

Said employee has all these things on his person everyday on company property. He has also been seen by other employees. When brought to the owners attention, she said she knows about it. This is a paint and body shop. Said employee is an office person that also walks through the entire shop, works... Read more »

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh answered on Jan 6, 2022

What are your goals in this? I would recommend that you contact an attorney in your area and have a consult to specifically discuss this ----what's going on at work and what you seek from asserting a complaint/lawsuit---and then decide the best way to proceed. Good luck.

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes for Louisiana on
Q: Yes ok the police here in winnfield Louisiana are threatning me with 11 counts of mail fraud to get me to go to someo

And get them to either confess to a murder or tell who did it plzz what can I do.

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh answered on Jan 5, 2022

What can you do? The first thing you need to do is contact a criminal defense lawyer in your area or expanded area, meet with him, and secure representation so that you do not get railroaded. Good luck.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Wrongful Death for Michigan on
Q: Why would the death certificate be pending, when the Post Mortem Report listed "clozapine toxicity"?

He went into cardiac arrest after being drugged and assaulted. He was a legally incapacitated adult.

Brent T. Geers
Brent T. Geers answered on Jan 4, 2022

Death certificates are administrative, and may show more than what an autopsy determines. It's reasonable to expect some lag time.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Federal Crimes for California on
Q: Can I get the fbi to look at my son's murder case if the town mayor grandson was the get away driver?

The whole town knows who kill him but yet the ppl involved have never been taken in for even questioning. And since we are stuck with a det that is obviously bought to not do his work. This happen 3yrs ago and everyone know who did it by the next day. I even gave them plenty of info of what... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Jan 3, 2022



1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Tax Law for Texas on
Q: In the state of Texas what is the time limit to file criminal charges in a sibling for child molestation?
Vonnie Clay Dones III
Vonnie Clay Dones III answered on Jan 3, 2022

In Texas, there is no statute of limitations for indecency with a child, sexual assault, or rape of a victim who is a child.

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