Under 18 U.S.C. §922(g)(9), an individual convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence (MCDV) is prohibited from possessing firearms. Whether a contempt of court protection order violation with a domestic violence factual basis qualifies as an MCDV would depend on the specific...View More
A 20 yr old man was arrested in a sting opperation with a "16yr old" girl. The man was released and sentanced to probation. He has been in jail since February 18. Yesterday was his dispostion hearing, he was told he didnt need to attend that they will handle it all on the 27th of March.
If the man was told by his lawyer or a court official that he does not need to attend his disposition hearing, then he should follow their instructions. However, if he is unsure or uncomfortable with not attending the hearing, he should contact his lawyer or the court to clarify and discuss his...View More
Assuming no criminal history, no prior affiliation with drugs in any capacity, if a civilian were to walk up to an officer on the street, and say "I have cocaine at my house", and go on to refuse any searches and refuse to produce said cocaine, or take any... View More
Although I do not practice criminal law, I would think that an admission that you had an illegal substance in the house would be enough to constitute probable cause to obtain a warrant to search the house for that illegal substance. You are basically admitting to the illegal act. At that point,...View More
It’s a dependency and neglect case opened a year ago. There have been no transcripts and finally after court last time I checked again and there are a year with of transcripts but all of the information is wrong, it even skips from 9/22 to 9/21 then back to 9/22. So there not even in order.
My Q's are as follows: Should I expect legal trouble (and start hiring a lawyer) as it is my understanding this is NOT and illegal substance. Is this grounds for a Judges to issue a warrant for the search of my home?
If USDHS seized the substances because the substances are, as the cited statute states one of for which "importation is prohibited, or import of which in any manner is contrary to law," then you can very likely "expect legal trouble." Evidence of this type of crime also...View More
While I am not familiar with this particular substance, the fact that it was confiscated by USDHS certainly means you "can face legal repercussions." If the possession/amounts possessed are criminal and this is verified, a law enforcement agency could certainly claim there is probable...View More
Potentially. Criminal assault occurs when a person knowingly or recklessly causes bodily injury to another person. Bodily injury is defined as physical pain, illness, or any impairment of physical or mental condition. More likely though, this is a noise violation - either Disorderly Conduct...View More
It is impossible to say without additional information. This is also something that should not be discussed in an open forum. You need to stop looking for answers here and contact a tax attorney where attorney client privilege will apply.
She requires a civil injunction against those who seek to deprive her of her property while she is away. She is a New Mexico resident. She owns Harleys... Trucks... A home...etc... Her plea bargain is on the docket for July 11th, 2019. And she has already found that her motorcycles have had their... View More
Public defenders are lawyers, and often very good ones. A private attorney generally will have more time- as you are paying them for their time- and a lower caseload, but a public defender has the advantage of being in the same courtroom every day and knowing how the judge and prosecutor will act....View More
I have a deferred sentence and one of the conditions is no criminal violations. I recently got a penalty assessment for fishing without a license and have to pay $70. Will this effect my deferred sentence.
You would need to take a copy of the judgment to an immigration attorney for a full analysis, The wording of the specific statute under which you were convicted is important in making this determination.
You need a criminal defense attorney to handle the criminal charge. You will need an immigration attorney to represent you in removal proceedings if you are referred to immigration court. Your criminal defense attorney should consult with the immigration attorney to discuss immigration...View More
They are licensed in his name and we were both illegally incarcerated when this was done. The police came in unannounced and attacked my disabled husband with complete disregard for repeated statements about his medical conditions. We were refused medical treatment on video by the officer who... View More
This is not the type of question that can be answered without more information. I would highly recommend that you contact an attorney who handles these matters on a regular basis. In general, when a disabled person is incarcerated the police can impound service dogs unless the disabled...View More
The short answer is no. A deferred judgement is like a contract approved by the Judge. To modify the contract - such as shorten the term - the DA has to consent. The judge has no power to shorten the term without the consent of the DA.
Sometimes the DA will consent. Depends on the...View More
she let me borrow the car when I was down and out I was from Colorado on my way up to Montana and got stranded in Wyoming where she is from I didn't know her very well but she let me come to her house with her and her two kids and let me borrow the car she said as long as I need it I was going... View More
It is possible the police will go with her story and come after you. My recommendation is to retain a lawyer and get ahead of this before you leave the state. Many will bury their heads in the sand and make th assumption it will all just go away. But her report that you took her are without...View More
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