Been fighting back and forth for criminal trial and finally been offered a plea bargain. First judge said no but going back in front of another who is certain to sign and accept. Just worried that might be added a charge. Was promised first offenders act of Georgia with the two charges.
My max out is 2027 my parole eligible date is 2021 but they gave me a TPM( tentative parole month) for 2026 but they said with my pic points I can be released as early as September 2025 . but my grid guidelines recommended 35-60 months but the parole board departed from it because the said I was a... Read more »
I am going through the appeals process on a criminal case. I have file several motions for appeal. I called to check the status and was told the first time that the motion had been received and was in the judges chambers. I called back a couple of weeks later and now they are saying that they... Read more »
There is no requirement that you receive written notice to stay away from a private business. You can be charged with criminal trespass if you return. The State will have to prove that you have previously been told to stay away and a verbal notice can count.
If you have a bench warrant for missing a court date I would encourage you to get with your lawyer and appear in court on any court day to ask that the warrant be recalled. The longer your absence the harder it is to correct.
"Upon conviction of a fourth or subsequent offense for shoplifting, where the prior convictions are either felonies or misdemeanors, or any combination of felonies and misdemeanors, as defined by this Code section, the defendant commits a felony and shall be...Read more »
I was charged with felony shoplifting in 2004, I think I was arraigned but never sentenced. No next court date came in the mail. In 2016 a warrant was issued for my arrest and I was arrested and given 7 years probation. Was this legal? Or should there had been a "reasonable" time to... Read more »
My son was a convicted felon and girlfriend brought gun into situation ..after struggle she was shot but survived..my son got 5 yrs for being around gun and she has not had any charges ...she done it on purpose to ruin his life because he was leaving her
if the state of Ga give a case to the feds and the defendant goes to ajury trial and was fond not guilty and the state picks the same case back up and now the Da want to file a motion or nolle prosequi in my case but i want to be exonerated and clear me from further prosecution later. please help me
You cannot make the State do anything. Nolle Prosequi, kills the case. The State might later be able to revive the case. You may have defenses to the States case, should they bring it again. Such as res judicata, and the statute of limitations. Res judicata -- issue was already decided in...Read more »
My husband was falsely accused by his child’s mother for family violence . I was a witness and I recorded the incident on video as well as he . My husband had no physical contact with her . She assaulted me and got arrested for the same incident in question. She has a past of violence against My... Read more »
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