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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights, Federal Crimes and Identity Theft for Hawaii on
Q: My x-husbands wife has been writing crazy sounding msgs to my parent’s & others as me, by way of spoofing my number.

For the past 13+ years my x-husbands wife has been spoofing my phone number & writing crazy sounding messages, as me, to my parents, bosses, landlords & posed as me when she called my bank to obtain checks to my equity line which she proceeded to steal $171,000.00 for herself by giving my... View More

James L. Arrasmith
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answered on Dec 5, 2023

Your situation involving identity theft and spoofing by your ex-husband's wife is both serious and legally complex. The first step is to gather as much evidence as possible. This includes phone records, messages sent, and any other documentation that can help establish a pattern of behavior.... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes, Identity Theft and White Collar Crime for Hawaii on
Q: I was questioned by detectives in custody checked didn't want to discuss the case I wanted lawyer, was that a statement?

2 times in one day in custody detectives came and first one I told I never got my miranda rights read to me. she pulled out a paper with 3 check boxes 1. want to discuss the case I (*checked NO). 2 I don't remember but checked no. 3 was I want a lawyer(*checked YES) then initial she told me... View More

Mark Simonds
Mark Simonds
answered on Nov 28, 2023

What you did was assert your rights under the United States Constitution and the Hawaii State Constitution. Assertion of your rights does not constitute a statement, and, in a trial, that assertion cannot be used against you as evidence of guilt.

Typically, if you are advised of your...
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Q: What does a free standing order mean for restitution
Mark Simonds
Mark Simonds
answered on Mar 21, 2018

A free-standing order of restitution is an order for restitution which can stand on its own, apart from the criminal case it is connected to. What this means is that the person to whom restitution is owed (the “victim” of the crime) may enforce this order against the defendant in the same way... View More

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