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 A lawyer should pursue a matter on behalf of a client despite opposition, obstruction or personal inconvenience to the lawyer, and take whatever lawful and ethical measures are required to vindicate a client's cause or endeavor. A lawyer must also act with commitment and dedication to the interests of the client and with zeal in advocacy upon...
Kevin M Rogers' answer You are subject to the rules in place when you get out of prison or parole. If your JOC did not mention supervision fees, you should ask your Parole Officer if you have to pay fees now. If you disagree with what he/she tells you then you may contact the Court and look at your Judgment of Conviction to see if it contains a provision for supervised release but no fees. It would be unusual but possible. If you are unable to pay supervision fees you may ask the Court to waive the fees for a...
Before a warrant comes out you should call me and see if I can get the prosecutor to give you one more opportunity to sign up for "alternative sentencing." But you REALLY need to hurry. Otherwise there will be a warrant coming and then the only option will be to turn yourself in and sit for 5 days. Good luck to you! My number is 208-805-9880
Kevin M Rogers' answer How can you use a credit card "unknowingly?" Let's say your name is Robert. If you used a credit card given you by a friend named John and the name on the card is Bill, how is it that you felt justified in using the card that: 1. you didn't get Bill's permission to use the card; and 2. you didn't even ask John "hey how'd you get a card with Bill's name on it?"
The last part of your question seems to suggest that you know you did something very wrong and will be held to account for it...
Kevin M Rogers' answer You’ll need to go to the courthouse and ask them if they have electronic records that go back that far or not. If they do all you’ll need to do is make the request. If their electronic records don’t go back that far then they probably have an off/site that they’ll give you directions on how/who to contact to access what you need.
Kevin M Rogers' answer Of course you can. That is, if the officer you reported this to takes your report and immediately forwards this to the Asst. DA. Photos are only one part of a criminal prosecution. But without photos it will be much more difficult to obtain a conviction. Why didn’t you get any photographs?
Kevin M Rogers' answer If you were on felony probation, where one of the first promises you made was to obey all laws, and you ran away, absconded for 2 years, how would it be unfair of the court to convert your probation to a Rider? How does what you have been doing since you came back, atone for the running you did for the past 2 years? What you're saying is that YOU make the rules, YOU do what YOU want when YOU want. Huh?! That's not what a law-abiding, parolee does. The fact that you're apparently doing well...
Kevin M Rogers' answer Yes you broke the law and could be prosecuted for grand theft and burglary. The minute you moved out you lost the opportunity to “use” things belonging to your folks. Your parents may be uninterested in receiving the 4-wheeler back because they have already spoken to the police and don’t know whether they can take it back from you now or following the State’s prosecution of you.
Peter Munsing's answer Not generally--it's a likelihood of imminent harm that triggers it. Unless the survivor is a minor and is at risk, I don't see it and at this point you know and you may report it if the survivor is still a minor.
John Bulger's answer Idaho follows the laws promulgated by its legislature. If you are hoping to challenge a court’s jurisdiction over you premised on maritime or other laws, you will be wasting your time.
Michael Hales' answer There are going to be a number of ethical issues here for attorneys. For example, there are rules about referral services like this as well as how the attorneys would be paid. Because there are so many issues to discuss, I'd recommend finding an attorney to review this all in detail.
Mark R Petersen's answer If the Trust's location is Idaho and the funds were embezzled in Idaho, then it is likely you can pursue the case in Idaho. Idaho's "long arm statute" (the law that allows you to serve a non-resident) would determine if he can be served in California.
Determination of jurisdiction and the ability to serve an out of state resident with a Summons can be tricky. As a result, I would highly suggest you meet with an attorney and review the facts to make a final determination if jurisdiction...
Kevin M Rogers' answer It depends. Do you want to be arrested or summoned? I realize that your question was asked 3 weeks ago and that whatever happened happened, but perhaps for the benefit of others, let me tell you that MOST of the time when someone is cited and/or arrested for shoplifting, the police officer utilizes his discretion and DOES NOT take the individual to jail but writes a citation and releases them. If the police come to the door and have enough information to come to your house and you DON'T let...
Kevin M Rogers' answer In Idaho and a growing number of jurisdictions, the courts have changed systems to the new, so called "icourt" system. If actual charges have been filed then there will be generated a case number. Once the case number has been assigned you should be able to look up your son's case number(s) and see:
1. The nature of the charges
2. The assigned magistrate
3. Any court dates scheduled
This should be available JUST as quickly as a case number is assigned....
Jordan C. Moody's answer That will depend on the rules of the prison, but the process would be to call the prison and ask if a person would be able to use a foreign passport as a form of ID during an inmate visit.
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