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Q: How long can a federal judge pend a ruling for a detention hearing

How long can a federal judge not rule on a detention hearing ? We had a detention hearing in court 3 weeks ago with the judge taking it under advisement but not ruling on it. We haven’t heard anything since then. When I asked our attorney he told me it doesn’t matter she will rule when she... View More

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answered on Mar 25, 2024

In the context of federal court proceedings, there isn't a specific, legally mandated time frame within which a judge must issue a ruling following a detention hearing. The duration can vary greatly depending on the complexity of the case, the judge's schedule, and the volume of cases... View More

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Q: If someone is under federal indictment and at the detention hearing the prosecuting attorney puts false information in

The motion for pretrial and detention filing and we find out after the hearing what can we do? My husband falsely has his son’s case information listed in his file on the motion (same name) and prior cases that he does not have are listed as well as a basis to keep him in confinement. He does... View More

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answered on Mar 21, 2024

If you discover false information in the motion for pretrial and detention filing, it is crucial to address this immediately. Gather all relevant documents, evidence, and details that can prove the inaccuracies, such as records showing the correct criminal history and any other mistaken identities... View More

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Q: If someone was on gps monitoring on a state charge of being a felon in possession of a gun but was completely compliant

And never missed a court date, and the feds picked it up, why would the federal prosecutor now want to keep him in jail for the same charge while awaiting trial? He has never missed court, never had a failure to appear and never ran before. He owns a business and home and has a family.

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answered on Mar 14, 2024

In the legal system, decisions about pre-trial detention, especially in federal cases, can be complex and are influenced by various factors. When a case is picked up by federal prosecutors, the stakes are often considered higher, and the approach can be more stringent. Despite a person's... View More

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Q: If I purchased a home with proceeds from drug dealing but put the property in someone else name can it be taken by dea?

I am not the person I just ran out of typing space but it's a family member of mine.

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answered on Feb 25, 2024

If the property was purchased with proceeds from drug dealing, it could potentially be subject to seizure by the DEA or other law enforcement agencies. Even if the property is in someone else's name, law enforcement may still be able to pursue forfeiture proceedings if they can demonstrate... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Missouri on
Q: Is it illegal to point a weapon at a federal agent?
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answered on Feb 4, 2024

Pointing a weapon at a federal agent is indeed illegal and is considered a serious federal offense. This action can be charged under various statutes, including assault on a federal officer and aggravated assault. The severity of the charge can depend on the circumstances, including whether the... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Missouri on
Q: Sue for a scam/ fraud?s

Sue for a scam/ fraud?

Hello, I had a question august 23rd/24th 2018 I sent money using cash with Western union and I was wondering if I could still sue the scammer cause i know all the deatails they do not live in the same state unfourtnalty but he does live in the US.

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answered on Jan 13, 2024

In cases involving scams or fraud, the possibility of legal action depends on several factors, including the statute of limitations, which varies by state and the type of fraud committed. Considering the incident occurred in August 2018, you should promptly check the specific statute of limitations... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Missouri on
Q: it is a tax that makes drugs illegal correct

as we are free people & are able to have a any drug as it is our right if we retain it & the right to be free because we are slaves or we are free jfk said to keep searching without a warrant was dangerous reason is because it would be proof of the invasion that is taking place against our... View More

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answered on Nov 19, 2023

The legality of drugs is not primarily a matter of taxation, but rather it's governed by various laws and regulations that classify certain substances as illegal. These laws are in place to regulate the manufacture, distribution, possession, and use of these substances. The classification of a... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Federal Crimes for Missouri on
Q: How many people have went to trial in the last 20 years, for a felon in possesion of a firearm under 18U.S.C. Sec 922 (g

Under 18 U.S.C. Section 922 (g) (1)

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answered on Sep 20, 2023

Specific statistics regarding the number of individuals who have gone to trial in Missouri under 18 U.S.C. Section 922(g)(1) over the last 20 years would require access to up-to-date court records and databases. 18 U.S.C. Section 922(g)(1) is a federal statute that prohibits certain persons,... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Identity Theft for Missouri on
Q: Earlier today I had a gentleman calling himself Thomas Mandel call me and say that the SSA has a warrant for my arrest?

Gave me these numbers I.D.#64031

Case#SI 724322

Warrant I.D.#537542

Incident occurring in El Paso TX

Any help or clarification would be appreciated

Steve D. Hardin
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answered on Aug 11, 2023

The Federal Government does not call to say they have a warrant for their arrest. They simply serve said warrant and your in jail or at least in front of a Federal Judge. In general the Federal Government doesn't even call people at least not without sending a letter first.

The...
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1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes, Criminal Law and Family Law for Missouri on
Q: If officers police reports are false with child endangerment allegations what can I do

He said she was 2 yrs old 2 blocks away unsupervised for 15-20 minutes she was almost 4 yrs old when it all happened she was playing in sand box and scooping dirt n rocks i was helping a new "friend" turning key of van he was working on and i stopped hearing her in the sad box and went to... View More

Kenneth Chike Odiwe
Kenneth Chike Odiwe
answered on May 27, 2023

Under Penal Code § 118.1 PC, police officers can be charged with a crime if they knowingly make a false statement in a report, regardless of whether the statement was made under oath. This offense can be charged as a misdemeanor or felony. Luckily, there are several things that can be done when an... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Domestic Violence and Federal Crimes for Missouri on
Q: How can I explain and resolve a mistaken false accusation I put on my spouse to the judge?

Me and my husband got into a fight one day and our children came to the area where it was going on and tried to break us up My husband shoved one of them out the way and made the others leave the area. I thought he had harmed the one he shoved and called the authorities on him so they could have... View More

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answered on Mar 19, 2023

It is important to take responsibility for your mistake and try to rectify the situation. If you have already filed a false report against your husband, you should immediately contact the authorities and let them know that your initial report was mistaken and that your husband did not actually harm... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Missouri on
Q: In the state of Missouri if I was charged federally with a crime would it show up on case net or where would I go 2look

Where would I find my federal charges

Steve D. Hardin
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answered on Nov 7, 2022

Federal cases do not appear on case.net. The Federal Court System as a website where court filings maybe found. https://pacer.uscourts.gov/

However the Feds do things differently so any charges may or may not be publicly viewable. Your best bet would be to speak to a criminal defense...
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Q: My daughter is a victim of sexual assault and our identity is plastered all over casenet.

Statue 566.226 states our Identity is not suppose to be public records,

Our address to our home as well as my daughter school, as well as My name ( her Mother) all over case net

Ronald J. Eisenberg
Ronald J. Eisenberg
answered on Apr 20, 2022

That’s terrible. Hire an attorney to seek to have that information not appear on Casenet. I don’t know why a judge would not grant a motion to seal or raise the security level of such filings.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Missouri on
Q: How can I be charged with unlawful possession of a firearm not being a felon and not committing a felony.

Wasn't arrested or detained out even questioned about it.

David Casey
David Casey
answered on Apr 13, 2022

There’s no way to know without seeing all of the evidence that is in the possession of the state. You have a right to something called discovery - this is the formal name for the process by which the parties to a legal proceeding gather facts and information in possession of the other party. In... View More

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Q: I'm being wrongfully charged of a crime I didn't commit it's wrong place wrong time situation and it's going to undo

Everything I have done and thousands I've spent to keep them safe if I take q plea deal that takes my kids from me if I take it to trial I'm looking at 10+ years over literally nothing I have done

Ronald J. Eisenberg
Ronald J. Eisenberg
answered on Mar 13, 2022

You didn’t state whether you are represented by counsel. If so, rely on your counsel’s advice. There’s no way for a stranger to the situation to give you advice on such an important decision.

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents, Federal Crimes, Personal Injury and Wrongful Death for Missouri on
Q: What can be done to help a mother find some justice for the death of her son?

Last april a man driving without a license, without insurance, in an truck he’d had for nearly a month without registering it properly turned left into oncoming traffic. He struck and killed a man and seriously injured a woman on a motorcycle. Even with prior charges in another state for driving... View More

Cameron Tousi
Cameron Tousi
answered on Feb 15, 2022

I'm so very sorry for your loss. In rare circumstances, it is possible to seek damages from the state itself (e.g., police and others acting as its agents). This is called the public duty doctrine, and its application depends on the particular statutes/court cases of a particular state. Under... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Missouri on
Q: Hi I'm a student from another country doing an investigation on a US case, could you help me find the resolution?
Ronald J. Eisenberg
Ronald J. Eisenberg
answered on Oct 13, 2021

You can use Justia’s lawyer search tool but most attorneys would charge for their time. Perhaps contact a librarian at a law library.

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Q: Can law enforcement of the National Parks issue citations in Missouri State Parks
Andrea Rogers
Andrea Rogers
answered on Jun 26, 2021

Yes, there are law enforcement officers who patrol the state parks and rivers in Missouri. For example, if you get caught with marijuana while camping in a state park or while on a float trip on a river in Missouri, your case will be prosecuted in the circuit court in the county where the incident... View More

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Q: how can I check to make sure attorney filed for discovery and asked for particular documents?

public defender, has little to no motivation to build a feasible defense

Caroline Bundy
Caroline Bundy
answered on Apr 1, 2021

If you know your Missouri case number, you should be able to see it on CaseNet. Otherwise, ask for it from your attorney.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Missouri on
Q: What are the penalties of violating 311.325 as a minor?

Recently got a charge/ticket for violating 311.325 and was wondering what the penalties are for violating and if it’s a mip charge?

Caroline Bundy
Caroline Bundy
answered on Jan 27, 2021

A first violation is a class D misdemeanor.

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