In Cook County Illinois if you convicted of a burglary but never went to prison & satisfactorily completed probation ten years ago can you get it expunged & have Second amendment rights restored? The charge was for the new burglary a girl stole the laptop from a car I was there so I got in... Read more »
You can not expunge such a case. Your only option is to file an Executive Clemency Petition requesting the governor to pardon you and allow you to expunge this matter. These types of petition are rarely granted, but it is your only option. You will want to hire an attorney to assist you with the...Read more »
Supposedly the sheriff/court called me to inform me that my number was on a prostitutes phone and that they want to take me to court! So now I’m scared cause I don’t want to go to jail for something I didn’t really do! Either way if I did do it it would’ve been because of my horomones and... Read more »
The charges all depend on the information they have and what they want to do. You or your parents need to hire a criminal defense attorney to assist you with this matter right away. DO NOT speak with the police until you hire an attorney. The sooner you hire an attorney, the better.
Were you put on probation? The lawyer you speak with needs to have a copy of all of your documents, particularly your sentencing order, from your court file. I am not sure that it is even possible to get it off your record, but the type of probation you were on, if any, would matter.
When reducing an aggaravated speed violation to petty offense with supervision 4 month, is there a criminal record and does this violation affect the immigration status, knowing that I am waiting for an application for permanent residence
If you have a valid medical marijuana card and your FOID card you can lawfully keep your firearm in Illinois at this time. Individuals who have drug addiction issues or have felony weapons charges on their records, however, are prohibited from owning a firearm.
Your time to file an appeal is shortly after the case was resolved. If it has been more then 30 days since your case was resolved, you time to appeal has passed. You might want to consult with an attorney to see what other options, if any, you might have regarding this matter.
This is something for you to discuss with your attorney. Only your attorney will have to needed information in order to address your concerns. If you have not hired an attorney yet, you should do so right away. The sooner you hire an attorney, the better.
There's not enough information here to answer your question adequately. This is because the federal and State court systems here in Illinois operate very differently. The federal courts in Illinois are divided into three separate federal districts, Northern, Central, and Southern. Each has...Read more »
You could be sentenced to the Juvenile Detention Center. There is always a possibility of charges being reduced but you will want your parents to hire a criminal defense attorney to assist you with these matters. The sooner your parents hire an attorney, the better.
It means just what it says. The prosecutor filed a motion to increase or modify your bond, so you should be prepared to address it when you are in court. You should notify your attorney right away. If you have not hired an attorney yet, you should do so right away.
Actually, the dual sovereign principal which is before the Supreme Court this year for review allows the federal government to both prosecute and sentence. Under your scenario all three, both states and the federal government, could prosecute and separately sentence.
Generally speaking, a state prosecutor can not prosecute a federal case. State prosecutors prosecute state crimes. However, there are many federal laws that have state counter parts which can also be prosecuted at the state level.
That being said, in very rare cases, a state prosecutor...Read more »
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