Perhaps not. If such a "black powder gun" falls within the definition of an "antique firearm", as defined in Florida Statute 790.001 (1), which reads "any firearm manufactured in or before 1918 (including any matchlock, flintlock, percussion cap, or similar early type of...Read more »
I'm a psych student, and I am doing a project based on paraphilias and fantasies.
Edit: Got my first answer. However, I am still confused, 2003 Protect Act goes in detail about CSEM. But I heard this act was overturned for being unconstitutional. Even if it wasnt, it clarifies that the... Read more »
I met someone online and this person is completely legit. He decided he was going to send some personal to my residence. He sent the parcel via an international courier. They asked for an overweight fee which was paid. Then they scanned the parcel and found some funds inside. I was not made aware... Read more »
Did you file a police report for fraud? That's about the extent of what you can do in the criminal realm. You may be able to pursue civil claims for fraud. I suggest speaking with an attorney. Good luck.
So sorry to hear about your daughter. Since this happened in North Carolina, you must search for an attorney in that state. Look for attorneys handling civil rights. Options: (A) Click on the Justia find-a-lawyer tab up top; (B) Search the National Lawyers Guild site at...Read more »
In order to have someone assist you on this very serious matter, try to phrase this as a question. For example, what question do you want an answer to? Ex: Can they do that? What should you do next? You may want to directly consult with a criminal defense attorney in your area.
medical history without reason or permission and told other people what was in it. I have never actually met her and have never been to that Walgreens. I wanted to know what course of action I could take, the specific laws she's breaking and what the penalty would be. I would also like to know... Read more »
It sounds like your medical privacy rights may have been violated. You can make a complaint with Walgreens for the HIPAA violation. 45 C.F.R. § 164.530(d) requires that covered entities have procedures in place for individuals to complain about an entity’s compliance with its privacy policies...Read more »
It's hard to find a state where a ballistic knife isn't banned. In Florida, they're the only knife that is banned by name. My question is, what about a ballistic spike? If the protruding portion of the spring-based weapon doesn't have a sharp edge along the length, but instead... Read more »
There is an old saying in criminal defense: “You might beat the case, but you won’t beat the ride to jail.” Basically, while you may be right that a spike is not the same thing as a blade, a police officer may not agree with you and might arrest you anyways, and then you will have to fight...Read more »
property was hidden that petitioner was in trust for him , bc trustee got divorced and were not able bc my father took my identity and sold the property to him self then when my mother went to sell she couldn't bc it was trust assets and deed and tittle in my name
It's hard to tell from your brief description what your legal issue is. The word "abused" does not indicate which rights you believe were violated. (For example, the right to be free from false arrest or police excessive force, the right to freedom of speech, the right to be...Read more »
Sounds like a plea bargain…probation is probation regardless of who is doing the monitoring. Felony probation typically exceeds twelve months, while misdemeanor probation is typically less than twelve. Regardless, you are being supervised by a state/county agency for the time period the judge...Read more »
If a person please guilty or no contest to felony battery, and if adjudication is witheld, then the person is not a "convicted felon" for the purpose of loss of civil rights and right to bear firearms in Florida. This assumes that the person has not been adjudicated guilty of any other...Read more »
I wanted to look into filing a complaint against against some people for possible crimes, such as hacking my company's website and blackmail over the computer/text. I live in FL, they live in CA, and these incidents took place while they were in NY and CA. Can I file claims and complaints with... Read more »
You do not "file" criminal complaints; a prosecuting attorney for one of the several jurisdictions involved would do that. You would contact the governmental agency (such as a district attorney or state attorney in California, New York, or Florida; the FBI or Justice Department for the...Read more »
Medical needs are not being met. A recent diverticulitis flare up went untreated for approx 6 weeks causing extreme pain and a 40+ lbs weight loss. I filed complaints with PREA, Inspector Generals office, the prison directly and got no results. My child has now been transferred to the 3rd prison... Read more »
You need to retain a lawyer to review the file and then meet with them…Some lawyers may offer a free consult (be mindful of the adage that says “advice you receive for free is worth what you paid for it…nothing.”
Payment s to my plan . My case was ruled against me and ended before the Appeal the Appellate Court decided the Vacate Remand Order. The Bankruptcy Judge who did so was removed from his cases before he made the decision.
From prison shortly after. I notified both the eleventh circuit and the US Attorney of my release address. A month later the US Attorney mailed me a certificate of interested person's with an appellate case number (18-13559-E). I have since heard nothing from the courts or US Attorney. It has... Read more »
Call the Clerk of Court in the court of your case. Most information like this is publicly available, so the Clerk of Court can answer any questions about the status of your case. Be sure you have the case number, if that's available to you.
Anyone can claim anything. If you have been charged you want to discuss the matter with an attorney who handles criminal cases in the county where the charges have been brought. Otherwise it's not clear what the issue is.
Your question doesn't make a lot of sense. What is a "Me Too crime"? What state was it committed in? What state will be prosecuting? What does it have to do with Florida? And what would a personal injury claim have to do with a criminal prosecution?
In May 2020, I overdosed on Xanax while driving. No one else was involved.Was taken to the hospital, refused a drug test and blood draw. I have been clean since but it is now July 2021 and the state is charging me with felony drug possession. Nothing was on me and I was never questioned. Do they... Read more »
Did you have a prescription for Zanax? Did you admit to possessing the drug? You indicate that "nothing was on" you, but did they find the drug by searching your car? These are a few of questions your attorney should be asking you.
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