Yes, if you have been assaulted On a business premises, then you can file suit against the business owner and manager based upon a theory of security negligence. Discussed your case in private with counsel here in Florida for possible contingency fee representation, which means you don’t pay...Read more »
Often police over-weigh/estimate weight of drugs to make the charge more serious, or they weigh the drugs with the packaging creating a heavier result. Eventually, the lab will settle the discrepancy, or the State will reduce the charge to a lesser quantity. There are different sentencing levels...Read more »
An injunction was granted against me, small claims case was dismissed. In both cases blatant perjury was committed on both the complaints under oath and In testimony at the hearing. A different state employee is willing to testify to that fact in one area; the other claims are provable such as I... Read more »
Pursuing perjury charges, like all other criminal charges, is totally up to law enforcement agencies and/or prosecutor's offices. Just as in the case of being a victim of a robbery or an assault, you as the victim of perjurious statements should contact the appropriate authorities, and make...Read more »
He told me he had the dealer receipts as well as the title but his mother could not get out of the bed he kept telling me to come back come back later come back later he has three more scooters at his house that are stolen as well how do I handle this without getting charged
THE "GUY" IS A STRAIGHT UP LIAR AND THIEF...YOU SHOULD CALL THE POLICE AND REPORT THIS MATTER. ALTERNATIVE IS TO CONTACT A LOCAL LAWYER AND HAVE HIM MAKE THE REPORT TO THE POLICE FOR YOU. FROM HOW YOU ARE DESCRIBING THIS SITUATION, YOU HAVE COMMITTED NO CRIME YET...HOWEVER, IF AFTER...Read more »
Stepdaughter (18) got arrested for battery-bodily harm- domestic. it was on me, before she went into the first court to set a date, i was asked over the phone if i wanted contact with her. I said no, i'm trying to figure out how to get an order of protection but can she just drop by my house... Read more »
First, if you were the victim of domestic violence in Florida, then the court should have issued a "stay away order" immediately after the arrest, which generally means that the defendant can't contact you by any means or be within 500 feet of you. The court will usually allow the...Read more »
I called the police after my ex husband strangled me. By the time the police came, he had left. She took down the details and told me she would file a report and a detective would be in contact with me.
It’s been a few days and I haven’t heard anything. Will an arrest be made? Will... Read more »
Yes, the wheels of justice grind slowly but I am sure that a report will be processed, and an arrest will most likely be made. If you don’t hear anything after a week, then call the officer that took the report to get a status update.
On January 23, 2021 my four month old son and I attended a children’s birthday party and I was recently informed by the grandmother of the two birthday boys that my ex and two adult party guests were caught on video smoking marijuana and engaging in a drug deal of some sort within 100 yards of... Read more »
It really depends on what you are hoping to accomplish. If he's your ex, is there a parenting plan? Has your ex been determined the "legal" father? If you are an unwed mother, you have all of the legal rights so you are able to restrict the father's access without needing to go...Read more »
What would the charge be, failure to register a firearm? To my knowledge, Florida doesn't require registration, the boyfriend could be charged with being a felon in possession, but I don't think there is any charge she could "take".
Person A Lent Person B his car, but Person B lied about his identity, and thus does not actually have permission to drive the car, and is not on the registration or insurance. What happens if he gets pulled over?
If a police report is filed for auto theft, the person may be arrested. The police report should identify the name of the person to whom the car should have been loaned to, and the identity of the person who took the car by false pretenses, if known.
Background Context: I'm putting together a story and there's huge plot point i want to do revolving around a homeless shelter/kitchen and an orphanage both bought by this sort of robin-hood like character who steals from the rich, (cheesy, i know), and what I'm plotting is the... Read more »
The "person whom the money was stolen from" would be the victim. The money, if cash, is (after possibly being used in the trial as evidence) would go back to the victim. If the money was used to purchase something, that too is seized, sold, and the proceeds perhaps returned to the...Read more »
I received a citation to appear in court by a police officer for a misdemeanor petit thief. I went to court (never to jail) and then the charges were eventually dropped. Now I am going for my interview for my USA Citizenship. When they ask me "if I have been arrested"; can I still say... Read more »
My mom was really abusive to me and my sister. We are adopted and we are about a year and a half apart and me and her can share memories on when mom would kick and punch and slap us and hit our heads against a wall and she almost drowned my sister one time. When i was 16 i started running away... Read more »
The problem may involve a Brady issue. Prosecutors are required to disclose evidence favorable to the defense. If your lawyer should have been able to figure it out, then the fault would lay with the defense lawyer. If the defense lawyer could not have figured it out through the exercise of due...Read more »
The FTA charge was petty theft. This is a family member and I'm out of state. This is all new to me having to deal with the wrong side of law. What can I do from another state. They are being held in the neighboring county. This is in the state of FL
This is where you need to get an experienced criminal defense lawyer to address the facts of your situation one by one. Remember that police are not prosecutors or judges. Police can easily make a wrong decision in the heat of the moment. Your lawyer should position your evidence and witnesses in...Read more »
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