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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury and Federal Crimes for Minnesota on
Q: What type of lawyer do I need for catching a stalker?
Jonathan Matthew Holson
Jonathan Matthew Holson answered on May 5, 2022

This is something law enforcement would help with. Call the relevant authorities.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Military Law for Tennessee on
Q: So if one decided to purposely go AWOL from the Tennessee National Guard, what penalty would they face besides discharge
Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery answered on May 4, 2022

It could be a Felony, or a Misdemeanor with alot of Restitution required. The Soldier should talk to his Commander and First Sergeant and take the Military penalty without criminal charges being filed. The Courts can be very rough on AWOLs. At least hire an attorney that knows the TN NG, as a... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Public Benefits, Federal Crimes and Small Claims for Michigan on
Q: A school administrative building was throwing out their chairs and desks. Is it illegal to take one?
Brent T. Geers
Brent T. Geers answered on May 3, 2022

I think the safest course of action would be to contact the school and ask.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Tennessee on
Q: What is the statute of limitations for a civil rights lawsuit when the a cause of action is fraud by the court?
Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery answered on May 2, 2022

Not sure of your "Court" fraud, but a Governmental Tort Liability Action is 1 year from injury. Probably any other applicable cause of action will also be 1 year, except some property torts are 3 years.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Tennessee on
Q: My husband was arrested & charged with conn. Felon in poss of firearm, &methamphetamine p/d/s/mf . During the stop

$47,315 was seized. Of this money, $8754 was my personal tax money. Is it possible to get my tax money returned?

Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery answered on May 2, 2022

Yes it is possible... You have to make a claim, and must be able to prove the source of cash was not from a criminal enterprise. It will be difficult and you will be cross examined under oath.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Oklahoma on
Q: It was not a city cop. It was light horse that came out. But they were looking for a gun and found drugs in a box that

The box was not big enough to hold a gun.

Tracy Tiernan
Tracy Tiernan answered on May 1, 2022

In your factual statement you didn’t recite whether they had a warrant or not. There are lots of factors that go into suppressing an illegal search and seizure. You need to immediately contact and or retain a criminal defense attorney who can go over the facts carefully and make a decision on... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Tennessee on
Q: felony probation through judicial diversion that is all over my voting rights have been restored ?right to bear arms
Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery answered on Apr 25, 2022

Hopefully your Diversion is completed, including costs. Then the Indictment and Judgment must be Dismissed. Finally you have to Expunge everything, which can take a few months. Only then will you be ready to buy firearms from an FFL and vote.

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce, Family Law, Child Support and Federal Crimes for Kentucky on
Q: What does a judge mean by “read the riot act” to a person on pre trail diversion?

My ex wife is on pre trial diversion for child support. I never receive hardly anything (maybe 20 a month), when she’s ordered to pay $500. She had court and I was told the judge “read the riot act” to her. What does this mean?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Apr 24, 2022

That is slang for the judge told her he was going to send her to prison if she didn’t make the most of the pretrial diversion opportunity or if she committed any new crimes. It’s a stern waning not to screw up.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Personal Injury for Missouri on
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 Family Law, Federal Crimes and Sexual Harassment for Ohio on
Q: Hi, I know that this is a big question, but what is the statute of limitation for Childhood sexual abuse?

It happened in Ohio, but I live in Kansas now. There are also other witnesses to what happened to me. He also showed me C.P. as I was told by 2 key witnesses... This was my grandfather that did this to me

Raquel Ann Parish
Raquel Ann Parish answered on Apr 19, 2022

Pursuant to Ohio Revised Code 2305.111 (C) An action for assault or battery brought by a victim of childhood sexual abuse based on childhood sexual abuse, or an action brought by a victim of childhood sexual abuse asserting any claim resulting from childhood sexual abuse, shall be brought within... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Constitutional Law and Federal Crimes for Kentucky on
Q: I am an active duty member of the military stationed outside of my home state. Can my parent purchase a firearm for me?

I am in California and my parent is in Kentucky. Can I send him the money to purchase a firearm and transfer the weapon over to my name when I come back home?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Apr 18, 2022

No. You will have to purchase it when you return.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Alabama on
Q: My boss is in a criminal data base. Although he was acquitted. Can you help expunge that case record?

It affects him from seeking employment and getting commercial credit. Thank you for your help.

Travis T Juneau
Travis T Juneau answered on Apr 18, 2022

Expungement may be possible but is dependent on when he was "acquitted," how the case was handled, and what he was accused of. There are different rules for felonies, misdemeanors, and traffic violations. As of 2021, most charges that did NOT result in a conviction can be expunged. He... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Immigration Law on
Q: I'm 17 and am gonna immigrate to US in the next couple weeks. I'm worried about being in trouble by for my search

Hi! I'm 17 and am gonna iimmigrate to US in a couple weeks and the university has accepted my application. I'm worried about immigration crimination check (do we have such thing?) since I screwed up a few month ago and accidently searched something that that site warned me and I'm... Read more »

Ify Princess Ikeakanam
Ify Princess Ikeakanam answered on Apr 17, 2022

Hey there, depends on what you searched. If there is a suspected threat to National security, there could be more investigations. You have a better chance If you actually haven’t been convicted of any crimes. Also a student Visa is a non immigrant visa, so better to describe it as Entering the... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Gov & Administrative Law for Georgia on
Q: We are under investigation by the FBI and department of veteran affairs for fraud - no charges yet - what should we do?

GI BILL program fraud 85/15 rule - business raided this morning and evidence collected - the owner paid a man to be the expert liason for the program which she knew little about and he submitted false documents to her which he assured her was how it was supposed to be done and she signed them and... Read more »

Zachary Taylor Beck
Zachary Taylor Beck answered on Apr 14, 2022

Hire an experienced criminal defense lawyer and do not answer any of the investigators questions.

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... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy, Banking and Federal Crimes for California on
Q: okay so i recieved a check of 9,000 i thought i won it because of lottery i was playing i told the bank if it was real

he told me yes then i took money out next day , then they told me i deposit a check fraud can i go to jail

Tristan Brown
Tristan Brown answered on Apr 12, 2022

There are a number of prevalent scams involving fraudulent checks. I'm sorry to learn you that you may have been a victim.

Unfortunately, it is difficult to determine the possibility of criminal charges without knowing more details surrounding your situation. You did not mention how...
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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for California on
Q: I wanted to know if the federal court system take ONLINE COMMUNITY SERVICE HOURS. OR DO THEY HAVE TO BE DONE IN PERSON?

Also what is asked as proof of community service hours

Vikas Dhar
Vikas Dhar answered on Apr 12, 2022

This is a great question as it has come up previously due to the changes in the Federal court system system because of the pandemic. In the end, however, the possibility for you to perform community service online is going to be specific to the court in which your case is in, and even more... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Michigan on
Q: My son is in a federal courts and no one is telling me if he's ok I haven't heard from him in a month. How can I find hi

He was the one from prison who done the fake anthraxs to the judge I know he done wrong but I am worried he had tried to commit suicide once before and just to know he is ok I still love my son I don't appreciate his behavior.

Brent T. Geers
Brent T. Geers answered on Apr 11, 2022

What jail or prison is he being held in? You can contact that facility. They probably won't tell you specifics but they may pass along a request that your son contact you. Or you can explain the situation and request that a chaplain or someone check up on him.

2 Answers | Asked in Federal Crimes for New Jersey on
Q: If I’m on federal pretrial can I switch my lawyer in get a new one my lawyer not doin her job now bein though I’m reales
Vikas Dhar
Vikas Dhar answered on Apr 11, 2022

I’m assuming that you mean that you’re currently on pretrial release while your case is pending, correct? You can certainly terminate and hire a new lawyer at any time. If your current lawyer is court-appointed, you should discuss it with them to determine whether or not you would be eligible... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Litigation and Federal Crimes for Texas on
Q: Is sitting in a texas county jail without indictment normal?
Kiele Linroth Pace
Kiele Linroth Pace answered on Apr 7, 2022

Normally you would want to bond out, but not everyone can afford their bond. Sometimes the judge will agree to lower the bond amount.

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