State is saying. How can a defendant compelled the court to actually prove the amount is correct? Can a defendant's lawyer bring measuring tool in during trial to weigh the substance out and prove the actual weight
My son is in jail for violation of an injunction for the second time, however there is a motion to dismiss the injunction. Also he had a compentency test and it stated he was unable to stand trial or enter a plea
A judge does not have to, and often won't, release a person who has been found incompetent to stand trial. Typically, that person will be sent to a hospital to be treated. This is called involuntary commitment and is authorized under Florida Statute 916.13, which lists the factors required...Read more »
It is likely a conflict of interest for the same PD Office to represent you on one felony charge and to attack your credibility on another felony charge where you are the complaining victim. You could advise the PD assigned to your case about this situation. That PD should recognize the conflict...Read more »
I've had an individual file report accusing me of things I have not done and know nothing about with the local state and fed. This guy is targeting me because he for she rain thinks I've slept with his girlfriend or whatever she is. I don't know if this girl is feeding him a bunch... Read more »
Generally speaking, a criminal defense attorney would know best how to navigate the criminal justice system and analyze what is happening in order to tell you if any crimes are actually being committed against you.
This is an oddly specific question. It may be illegal, and probably is. I can see that you're thinking of it in a "self-defense" sense, but it is not that clear and easy to be sure that the action is justified/"legal." In Florida, a person (Defendant) would be justified in...Read more »
The guy is claiming that I broke into his house with his girlfriend who was not aloud in his house and stole things and installed a bomb in his attic. He also claimed that I am sidelong with his girlfriend and her and I work together to under mine him whatever that means. Its all lies and the guy... Read more »
My friend is being charged with multiple counts of possession of a controlled substance that was his boyfriend's. They were together when the drugs were found next to my friend. His boyfriend was free to walk and bow is now making an affidavit stating that the drugs were his and not my... Read more »
He could very well get in trouble when he turns in the affidavit. Another term for an affidavit where a person says they committed a crime is a "written confession." He should consult with a criminal defense attorney before he does anything like that.
This is an interesting question and you are protected by the constitution against cruel and unusual punishment. Given your fact pattern, I don’t believe that the actions of the officer rise to that level, the intervention by the deputy was appropriate and kept the situation from the escalating...Read more »
He was assaulted outside a bar . A guy punched him in the face and continued to strike him. My husband had a concealed license, pulled his gun fired a warning shot and then shot the guy who refused to back down . My husband fleed the scene however before police arrived
Im on Community control staying with my cousin, if she rents out the other rooms in her house are they still subject to random searches even though they are not really part of the house itself ? Or they are only subject to search mine & my cousins spaces in the house ?
Charged with F2 Laviscious battery in Florida. Met person in an adult website that promised is only adults within their regulations. Person faked age and mother pursuing for this veteran to be charged. I did not know.
First thing for you to do is to hire a competent and aggressive criminal trial lawyer...and refrain from discussing the facts of this case on the internet...These charges are extremely serious and you are facing severe consequences if convicted. My former partner, Bruce Lehr, is a very effective...Read more »
Hypothetical Situation: A person is a child(who is of at least 20 years of age) of someone who is emotionally abusive. The parent behaves in a way in which that makes the child feel that they are in danger. The child acts in self defense and throws something that hits the parent and the parent... Read more »
If I were the judge, I would deny the request. For self-defense, the relevant issue is whether the defendant reasonably believed throwing the object was necessary to protect the defendant from threatened force on the part of the parent. Testimony of the psychiatric evaluator would be irrelevant...Read more »
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