This question is vague and without more cannot be adequately answered. However, licensed or not you do have the right to protect yourself from imminent threats of harm or danger posed by others. Specifically, under Georgia law, you may stand your ground and use reasonable force to defend yourself...Read more »
My husband and I are looking to get divorced. I am being told that I am kicked out of the house I have been in with him for 8 years now and that he is not allowing me to take our son. My husband is a very bad person who has been in trouble with the law his entire life. He is an addict meth. He has... Read more »
I am so sorry to hear about your struggle, and luckily the pathway has an easy first step. Rather than a Criminal Defense lawyer you need to make an appointment with a qualified Family Lawyer to start the separation/divorce process. There are tools in that process to specifically address the...Read more »
Well... there are lots of scams as well. Local law enforcement can assist you in getting the bottom of if this is a scam or not. We see "fakers" try to manipulate people all the time by trying to scare them. Dont be a victim! Legit law enforcement generally has a dim view of folks...Read more »
I was once arrested in Fort Stewart, GA but the case was dismissed. I have 3 background checks currently pending, my Secret clearance, Security G license, and to background for my weapon. Is this possible after two years to be on my records?
The short answer is yes. Often times when this happens, you must file a petition to restrict/expunge the arrest. Now that the laws have been changed, when a case is dismissed, the restriction is usually automatic. However, if you have an older arrest from several years ago, it may still show.
There is no law that states that you may not receive a bond if on felony probation at the time of the new charge. In my experience, many judges will place emphasis on the new charge. Specifically, whether it is a felony or misdemeanor. Also, many magistrates will deny bond as a matter of course...Read more »
What you describe would be considered forgery in most jurisdictions, which often can be filed as either a misdemeanor or felony. Yes, generally speaking, repeated conduct can result in additional counts and/or be considered an aggravating sentencing factor.
he said I need to get another attorney cause he doesn't like losing I only had two days left after he informed me that he wouldn't be handling my case cause he doesn't have time, I found out online that my case had been affirmed.
Don't know if the parents are pressing charges & for the moment she is in jail and bond is posted and already had a court appearance but asked for a court appointed lawyer & he hasn't showed nor called her & the charges she have is Aggravated assault (Felony) Cruelty to... Read more »
Not really as First Appearance is VERY limited in scope. You get to see the charges as presented to the court through the initial warrant or UTC. They check your criminal history, confirm some stuff, and can set a bond on many charges (not all). There is not a place for you to contest anything...Read more »
I broke the windshield of my exs car from the inside, I had my feet up on dash and was in pain due to a tooth infection, we were sitting in front of an urgent care. She was yelling in my ear and out of frustration and desperation I kicked the windshield without thought I had no intention of... Read more »
Good news is that if the putative vicim is cooperative and the restitution has been made, I bet most prosecutors will work this out. As long as you follow the rules of bond you should be in good shape. Dont hesitate to ask for the public defender if you want some guidance, as the State may be...Read more »
Xbox is not allowed at my house. I gave my son everyday for a week to give it back or get rid of it. He refused and 1st said he bought it then it was given to him. I contacted the police they said I had the right to get rid of anything that I feel is not good for my child. When he plays he gets... Read more »
It seems like the child gave your child a gift and you threw it away. However, hiring an attorney is more expensive than an xbox, so if you want the problem over and behind you, buy a new xbox and give it to the child's mother.
If the defendant has a No-contact TPO and a no-contact bond order, and if the petitioner successfully vacated the TPO, would it also affect the Bond conditions and if not, can I file a motion to modify to remove the no-contact bond order based solely on the vacated TPO?
The TPO and the bond order are separate and stand on their own. As such, even if the TPO is vacated, the bond order would still be applicable. You can request a bond modification but I would recommend that you produce more evidence/argument in favor of the modification. Simply basing the...Read more »
There are specific protections that relate to married couples providing testimony against their spouse in criminal trails. From your question, it appears your are asking about evidence that was discovered by the spouse, and not necessarily testimony. It would be best to call an attorney to go over...Read more »
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