However, I was never read my Miranda rights when first arrested and never was until I was in front of the judge for my very first ever court date... a day later. I’m not sure what to do as this is my first ever run in with the law.
The short answer is to hire a local traffic attorney in the area where you got the ticket. There may be something you can do yourself such as requesting a PJC or attending a Safe Driving Class for a reduction but these options can have unforeseen consequences based on your prior driving record and...Read more »
A North Carolina attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for four weeks. It might be a longshot, as you were not the operator, but if you rented through a credit card, you could look into whether the card offered any type of protection. If you have a vehicle, you could look into...Read more »
21 U.S.C. Sec. 846 the section of the United States Code (U.S.C. or federal law) that defines a drug conspiracy and the penalties associated with a drug conspiracy. It says: "Any person who attempts or conspires to commit any offense defined in this subchapter shall be subject to the same...Read more »
My father in law can't be trusted. Wondering how easy it would be to get him if he fleed the state being on house arrest and facing 4 felonies all drug related. I would be responsible for his bond of 20k if he did.
Your question is somewhat unclear "can out" ??? The rest of it seems to ask if you are going to have to pay his bail bond if he flees, and that you don't trust him. So, the first question is why did you put up a bond for him in the first place if you don't trust him to honor...Read more »
So I’m a 14 y/o female and recently a 35 y/o male has been contacting me through social media. At first our conversations were mutual and friendly. But we kept talking and now he’s interested in me romantically and sexually and I’m starting to feel uncomfortable. Also he lives in another... Read more »
Depends on the circumstances and facts surrounding the allegations. How bad was the assault? Was it on going? Were there long-lasting injuries? Were the kids present? Was a weapon used? Were alcohol or drugs a factor?
I’ve hid our kid from him (I’m trying to sell the idea of him being unstable when he’s actually a good person, and really I’m I’m a bit off in the head for coming up with the idea to pretend that this fake daycare existed and the couple watching her have bought my story. He could have... Read more »
Your ex would be able to pick up his child from another person's home without your consent. Hearing your story I'm afraid that you are setting yourself for a terrible custody case. NC judges are not very sympathetic to a parent who is withholding or hiding a child from another parent. It...Read more »
The laws in North Carolina regarding expunction of dismissed charges has recently and substantially changed. Prior exceptions and limitations have been modified, allowing multiple expunctions for certain charges and extended time periods. There are still important...Read more »
my sisters name is being used illegally in Charlotte, North Carolina. we need help in dismissing the case, and demand strict proof of such accusations. i need help to clear her name and countersue for pain and suffering, along with the damages this has caused my sister and our entire family.
I was sixteen and my bf was 18 when the put a restraining order on him, its been about a year since everything happened, i am now 17 and I want to get rid of it. Is there any way it can be appealed or lifted if i give a statement?
At 17 why do you think you have any say in the matter or that a statement from you is in any way relevant? Ask your parents, it is their restraining order not yours. At 18 the restraining order will no longer apply to you unless you are still living with your parents and even then, only when you...Read more »
My dad took a plea deal for a felony drug charge; However, he came to the US when he was 17 on a visa and he married my sibling(s) mom and later in life married my mom who are both citizens. He was told that he could be facing deportation. Is there any way he could petition for citizenship?
I recently got a copy of a police report dated back in 2009, but it states that a "warrant would be issued." I dont know why the police wrote that on there! In 2009, I called the police for domestic violence and they claimed that I lied when I didn't. They took me to the police... Read more »
My gunny took my “POV” ( motorcycle) and had it sitting out for months and through the weather, it’s faded the fairings, rusted sprockets , rusted chain, rusted kickstand, battery is busted, front tire flat, was vandalized ( brake lever broken off, and clutch lever broken and bent, (... Read more »
You very likely have an order for arrest outstanding. Fortunately this is a problem you can likely simply throw some money at to make it go away. Just hire the cheapest traffic attorney you can find and put this behind you.
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