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1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes for Florida on
Q: In Florida if you are charged with a felony battery but its withheld adjutifacation are you still a felon?
Jeffrey H. Garland
Jeffrey H. Garland answered on Oct 20, 2021

If a person please guilty or no contest to felony battery, and if adjudication is witheld, then the person is not a "convicted felon" for the purpose of loss of civil rights and right to bear firearms in Florida. This assumes that the person has not been adjudicated guilty of any other... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and White Collar Crime for Florida on
Q: Where do I file a legal and/or criminal complaint if parties are in different states?

I wanted to look into filing a complaint against against some people for possible crimes, such as hacking my company's website and blackmail over the computer/text. I live in FL, they live in CA, and these incidents took place while they were in NY and CA. Can I file claims and complaints with... Read more »

Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard answered on Oct 15, 2021

You do not "file" criminal complaints; a prosecuting attorney for one of the several jurisdictions involved would do that. You would contact the governmental agency (such as a district attorney or state attorney in California, New York, or Florida; the FBI or Justice Department for the... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes, Civil Rights and Medical Malpractice for Florida on
Q: Good morning. I am looking for some answers for my trans child M-F currently in the Florida Prison System.

Medical needs are not being met. A recent diverticulitis flare up went untreated for approx 6 weeks causing extreme pain and a 40+ lbs weight loss. I filed complaints with PREA, Inspector Generals office, the prison directly and got no results. My child has now been transferred to the 3rd prison... Read more »

Henry George Ferro
Henry George Ferro answered on Oct 6, 2021

You need to retain a lawyer to review the file and then meet with them…Some lawyers may offer a free consult (be mindful of the adage that says “advice you receive for free is worth what you paid for it…nothing.”

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2 Answers | Asked in Federal Crimes and Patents (Intellectual Property) for Florida on
Q: On Appeal to District Appellate Court my case was VACATED and REMANDED back to the Bankruptcy Court. The Court REFUSED.

The Bankruptcy Court said I owed

Payment s to my plan . My case was ruled against me and ended before the Appeal the Appellate Court decided the Vacate Remand Order. The Bankruptcy Judge who did so was removed from his cases before he made the decision.

I have unquestionable... Read more »

Kevin E. Flynn
Kevin E. Flynn answered on Oct 4, 2021

This question was posted as a question on patents (inventions). That is not the right topic. You may get better answers if you post this as a bankruptcy question.

Good Luck

Kevin E Flynn

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Florida on
Q: I was given a ticket for usc 1382 but was on a parcel of land owned by Monroe County,Fl and not on NAS property.

Can I get this dismissed, we had no intent to be on military property but we’re on county property as listed by the county appraiser.

Henry George Ferro
Henry George Ferro answered on Sep 16, 2021

Dismissal of this case will be made based on evidence at a trial. You shoul hire a lawyer to represent you.

1 Answer | Asked in Appeals / Appellate Law and Federal Crimes for Florida on
Q: I filed a 2255 petition while in prison that was denied.COA also denied. I appealed the denial of a COA and released

From prison shortly after. I notified both the eleventh circuit and the US Attorney of my release address. A month later the US Attorney mailed me a certificate of interested person's with an appellate case number (18-13559-E). I have since heard nothing from the courts or US Attorney. It has... Read more »

Charles William Michaels
Charles William Michaels answered on Aug 30, 2021

Call the Clerk of Court in the court of your case. Most information like this is publicly available, so the Clerk of Court can answer any questions about the status of your case. Be sure you have the case number, if that's available to you.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Florida on
Q: If I was given a gun and did not transfer the registration to my name, can the original owner claim I stole it?

In florida

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Aug 19, 2021

Anyone can claim anything. If you have been charged you want to discuss the matter with an attorney who handles criminal cases in the county where the charges have been brought. Otherwise it's not clear what the issue is.

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes and Sexual Harassment for Florida on
Q: If a Me Too crime was committed by a resident of OK in another state how do statutes of limitations come into play?

If victim wants to file a personal injury claim how does the law work for multiple states and multiple assailants. One assailant is a fugitive in that the person was paid to assault me

Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard answered on Aug 3, 2021

Your question doesn't make a lot of sense. What is a "Me Too crime"? What state was it committed in? What state will be prosecuting? What does it have to do with Florida? And what would a personal injury claim have to do with a criminal prosecution?

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes for Florida on
Q: Can I be charged for a felony drug charge for a car accident while OD on Xanax?

In May 2020, I overdosed on Xanax while driving. No one else was involved.Was taken to the hospital, refused a drug test and blood draw. I have been clean since but it is now July 2021 and the state is charging me with felony drug possession. Nothing was on me and I was never questioned. Do they... Read more »

Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard answered on Jul 23, 2021

Did you have a prescription for Zanax? Did you admit to possessing the drug? You indicate that "nothing was on" you, but did they find the drug by searching your car? These are a few of questions your attorney should be asking you.

1 Answer | Asked in Antitrust, Civil Litigation, Contracts and Federal Crimes for Florida on
Q: MY QUESTION WAS . DOES A JUDGE HAVE TO APPLY ALL THE LAWS TO A GIVEN CASE. OR PICK-N-CHOISE? USURY , AIDING AN ABETTING

CAN JUDGES LEGALY TURN A BLIND EYE TO FELONIES ?ARE ORDER ME TO NOT SPEAK ?FOR FOUR YEARS?

IGNORING THE STATUES AND RULINGS OF THE FL.SUPREME COURT LASSITER co V TAYLOR 99/819 COLLECTING A DEBT WHEN USURY? 2 BOILER PLATE POINTS ? ARE EVEN OPENING A CASE WHEN I HAVE THE ORIGINAL NOTE /DEED

Linda Liang
Linda Liang answered on Jul 17, 2021

Your question seems to be case specific. You should definitely hire an attorney to comb through the facts.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Real Estate Law, Federal Crimes and Probate for Florida on
Q: forced to sign a note . that reads i agree to pay 8.297.00 a month at 20 % forever. nothing about total are what its for

seller who forced this signing . sold the me the property on 11/22/13. 10 month before a probate was filed .knowing of new ownership pending via back taxes . i was at 6k in the rehab and 4.3k paid to him . when it hit. after 6 months of wondering the halls of justice. this one lady in the probate... Read more »

Barbara Billiot Stage
Barbara Billiot Stage answered on Jul 17, 2021

I am not sure what your question is because you do not actually have one, but I can tell from the facts you need to hire a real estate litigator immediately. The facts are too many to rely on general advice from an online forum. No one should buy real estate in Florida without having an attorney... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Tax Law for Florida on
Q: Can a lawyer be hired to investigate and bring criminal charges against someone?

Asking for the charges of insurance fraud, ppp loan fraud, falsely claiming to have a college degree, not reporting all income from a business, and driving drunk with a minor in the vehicle.

Henry George Ferro
Henry George Ferro answered on Jul 15, 2021

Generally speaking, prosecution of cases do not happen that way…I would however remind readers that state attorneys are elected officials (politicians) and they can be lobbied by people.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Personal Injury for Florida on
Q: If the state was the scene first, can the federal pick up the charge and not have immunity. The statue is 893.21

A female overdosed and my friend called 911 and she didn't die. Well he was arrested and the regular cops were the ones to arrest him but then the feds picked it up. He has been sitting in county jail for almost 2 years. The girl overdosed again several months ago and passed away. His lawyer... Read more »

Henry George Ferro
Henry George Ferro answered on Jul 1, 2021

You should be in contact with your attorney(s) regarding this matter. If you are unable to speak to the attorneys or they refuse, it may well be time for you and your family to hire a new lawyer...

2 Answers | Asked in Federal Crimes for Florida on
Q: Can I be a MMJ Patient and live in a residence with someone who owns guns? I do not personally own any of the firearms.

The guns are locked in a safe, which I do not have access to the key. The only guns available are on display and date back to around the 1850-1900 if I had to guess. Will any legal troubles surface for my grandfather or me if I have a MMJ card?

Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard answered on Jun 16, 2021

No; I'm reasonably certain that the fact that you have a Medical Marijuana Card doesn't disqualify you from possessing firearms. The statute concerning this is quite extensive; you might want to read it here:... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Identity Theft for Florida on
Q: Is this possible prosecution for credit card fraud

My sister has opened several credit cards in someone else's name, even got to withdraw a total about $5,000 from a Wellsfargo ATM (cc belonging to Wellsfargo) months ago, but this has happened over the course of a year or so, and nothing has happened, and today she received two calls she... Read more »

Andrew Popp
Andrew Popp answered on Apr 28, 2021

In short, yes. She will want to speak with a criminal defense attorney to represent her rights for these likely felonious charges. Depending on the number of charges brought, she could be looking at quite a long stay in federal prison.

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes for Florida on
Q: So a tweet was made about someone on Twitter saying that they allegedly sexually assaulted someone

I didn’t post the initial tweet but I reposted it on a Instagram account as so did many other pages I’m now being asked to come to a mediation and being charged for defamation is this possible?

Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard answered on Apr 20, 2021

I don't know why you posted this in "Federal Crimes", defamation is not a crime, but it can lead to civil liability. And normally mediation can be ordered after you've been sued, normally not before.

2 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Contracts, Personal Injury, Business Law and Federal Crimes for Florida on
Q: Is my CPA at fault for our identity theft? She was hacked some months ago and should have cyber security in place.

The IRS would not accept our 2020 tax filing because one was already filed. Our 3rd Stimulus check was also stolen because our CPA was hacked. She later informed me of this and said some of her other client's data was also stolen and used. She should have adequate cyber security in place... Read more »

Linda Liang
Linda Liang answered on Apr 20, 2021

You said "She should have adequate cyber security in place". Do you have reasons to believe she does not and the fact that she does not caused the hack?

These are key findings to determine whether you have a cause of action based on negligence.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Domestic Violence and Federal Crimes for Florida on
Q: 4 years ago I was convicted of DV with Adjudication Withheld, am I able to own a firearm? Thanks.
Jonathan Blecher
Jonathan Blecher answered on Apr 13, 2021

An “Adjudication Withheld” on a felony, or on a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence, requires that three years has have elapsed since the completion of all sentencing provisions, including any probation or court fines.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Criminal Law, Animal / Dog Law and Federal Crimes for Florida on
Q: My friend owns a non-profit sancturary and some of her cats where stolen. The police are saying it is a civil matter.

What can she do to try and recover them? They know who did but dont know what she did with them. They maybe on some property the person owns but how would you go about legally checking the premises for them? They have asked around and none of the animal rescues or animal control have seen them and... Read more »

Charles M.  Baron
Charles M. Baron answered on Mar 9, 2021

Not sure if you're getting the whole story. When the police say it's only a civil matter, it's usually because there's an ownership dispute between the person missing the property and the person who took the property. Another possibility, I suppose, is the other person just... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes and Gov & Administrative Law for Florida on
Q: Why isn't Marjorie Taylor Green not in federal prison . Threatening government officials of the United States is a felo

Here is the million dollar question . Why isn't Marjorie Taylor Green not serving 5 years in federal prison . Threatening government officials of the United States is a felony under federal law. Threatening the President of the United States is a felony under 18 U.S.C. § 871, punishable by up... Read more »

Charles M.  Baron
Charles M. Baron answered on Jan 29, 2021

Taylor Greene is a bottom-of-the-barrel, evil, ignorant miscreant and should be expelled from the House. However, thus far, I have seen no stories of her threatening the President or other officials with violence. There are stories of her posting the "like" icon on other people's... Read more »

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