If the accused is not arrested under warrant of the Governor by the expiration of the time specified in the warrant or bond, a judge or magistrate may discharge him or may recommit him for a further period not to exceed 60 days, or a judge or magistrate may again take bail for his appearance and...Read more »
My mother was arrested and kept in holding cells for 3 days only to receive 2 sandwiches, no blanket or sheet, and denied the chance to shower while soiled due to disability. She was also being made fun of and taunted being called stinky by the jail employee. She was given the chance to make a... Read more »
The 8th amendment offers protection to ensure your basic human rights are protected if you go to jail or prison. Government facilities in Georgia have certain immunities from lawsuits that private facilities do not. In many circumstances, however, Federal and state “Torts Claims Acts” allow...Read more »
Yes it is. Very illegal. The child molestation statute does not require proof of the defendant's actual arousal; instead, the law requires only that the defendant have acted with the intent to arouse his sexual desires. West's Ga.Code Ann. § 16–6–4(a).
Yes he tried to contact me for it, but I'm out of town & I can't & don't have a way to go back just for the mailbox. The mail he asking about is his work check. So what are my rights in this situation?
I was put on hold for old juvenile cases which I'm confused about, because I don't think I was charged as in adult because all the arrest type says juvenile arrest. I was 16 at the time back in 2006 in California. Do any good lawyer know what should do?
First, you need to pull your criminal background so that you know what is out there. Start in Georgia, if you are here, then go to California and pull that one. If there is anything on it, you need to speak with an attorney in the state showing something in your background about whether...Read more »
I am being charged by the military for a missing item because I was the last one to sign for it. I only signed the hand receipt because I was instructed to do so by my supervisor. They are blaming me for negligence when there are others who signed off stating we had the missing item in question. I... Read more »
There are too many specifics in your case that aren't provided here in your question, and I"m sure more nuances will arise. I'd head down to talk to your local Area Defense Counsel or Defense Service Office for a free consultation. They'll be able to help walk you through this.
It sounds as though you should consult with an attorney who can review the facts of your case in detail and help you plan the proper course of action. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558 HomerJordan.com
Threw me in jail over a city citation. So many things are wrong with my case I really need someone to HEAR me and help me. They are now writing the citations in my fiancees name and backdating them..not giving him conference with solicitor and telling him hes going to trial. This was first one... Read more »
Any citation is an accusation charging you with a misdemeanor offense or a city or county ordinance violation which can range in punishment from a fine and up to 12 months in jail. You never mentioned what you were charged with or the jurisdiction. I would encourage you to contact a lawyer in the...Read more »
so i have a new g/f and we are pretty serious well she is going through a custody battle her ex tries to put fear in her.he has had the girl like 8 days straight and he doesnt claim the little boy.i told her that he was trying to keep the girl more than usual to beat child support like non... Read more »
You can't just claim a child like a found penny. You've got a lot going on here. You need to simply sit down with an attorney and consult with them about how you should handle both of these situations.
Every jail has their own policy on how long they will hold someone while awaiting another jurisdiction to come pick them up. The most common amount of time that I see is 10 days. Call the jail and ask.
i live in cordele, georgia and its a permanency hearing for my children that i didnt get notified of until this past Saturday night at 830pm via text message of a screenshot of a document that im assuming was sent to the case worker that sent it to me.
You need to speak with an attorney ASAP. If this is a permanency hearing, you should've already been afforded the opportunity to get a court appointed attorney. If you have not, ask for one tomorrow. They will have to determine if you qualify for a court appointed attorney, so they may have to...Read more »
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