The United States has two major legislative extradition provisions: Article IV of the Constitution and the Uniform Criminal Extradition Act. The Extradition Clause of the Constitution lists “felonies and other crimes”, but the Uniform Criminal Extradition Act sets forth an extradition procedure...Read more »
The administrative impoundment of one's vehicle and a collateral original criminal case are two different legal procedures, UNLESS the vehicle is impounded and kept as evidence in connection with that criminal case.
Be as it may, in my opinion it requires a knowledgeable criminal...Read more »
i was jailed when i did not answer the questions being asked while detained,and i did not see the warrant til i was bonded out 10 days later,also wasnt given a copy of the seisure list of items they took as evidence from my home,mine and mine alone is the only name on the lease and i wasnt home... Read more »
Thank you for your excellent description of the origins of the pending criminal case. Even if you feel your criminal charges against you should be dismissed, that could be done only during a court hearing or by the assigned local prosecutor. Also, as you may know by now, the criminal case of that...Read more »
Can you travel internationally to places such as Canada or UAE if you completed court supervision for a Class A misdemeanor for speeding 35 MPH plus in the state of Illinois? My understanding is that upon completion of supervision it leads to a non conviction? Is this true and if not convicted are... Read more »
You may travel internationally, but I personally have seen U.S. citizens turned away from entering Canada for a variety of traffic and Criminal offenses regardless of the years past after that conviction, when they traveled by car.
It depends where the video was taken: if it was made in public there is hardly any legal recourse, but if it was made in a private place then you may review possible civil suit for damages with a civil practitioner.
Yes, criminal charges are possible when the law-enforcement does not know the actual, legal, or true name of the suspect, so, the charges may be filed under any name available or given to the authorities. As in the case with your family member you could see that could happen.
I think it’s entirely possible for police officers executing a search warrant of a certain place or abode do a well-being check or a Terry stop of people found near or on premises just to secure the scene and make sure that there are no dangerous weapons or contraband on such people if there is a...Read more »
I am not licensed in the state of Arkansas, yet, even generally any intentional offensive physical contact is considered battery. Here is how, for instance, you throw a stone and hit a person in the body intentionally: that is a better, as you caused that object to contact another in a harmful,...Read more »
I'm dealing with a situation where I have a baby on the way. We live in two different states. The mother lives in Chicago and I live Maine. I met her online and at some point I met up with her in Chicago. I discovered she was a heroin addict. We ended up separating and I went back to Maine... Read more »
My spouse has an Effingham Co IL public defender that has only spoken with him twice and doesn’t answer questions or give any advice. My spouse has put in numerous requests for different things and He only says, ‘I would love to win your case.’ He has a Pre trial approaching in a couple of... Read more »
Assigned Public Defenders handle many cases, not just one case where they have luxury of reaching out to the client at any time. Also, The rule of thumb is that if one wants a counsel who will invest time, effort and resources in any criminal case then a private counsel must be retained as...Read more »
Pulled over for license plate light and came back clean when running license. Pulls me out of car, and I had .5g or less and he said that gave him probable cause to search. It's not illegal to be in possession of marijuana in Illinois so why would that give him probable cause? I believe my... Read more »
It’s illegal to possess marijuana in a vehicle unless it is basically in store packaging. So the search was probably legal. You should have an attorney evaluate the evidence for potential motions or to negotiate on your behalf.
My friend lives in indiana called 911for her husband because he was over dosing and when the police came they arrested her and charged her with possession of drugs and paraphernalia ECT... But also never drug tested her
The avocet at the court house is new and she said she didn’t have my information only information filed was my old phone number and old last name. She sent me letters but no letter asking me to call her.The avocet wasn’t working there at the time i turned in my information and car estimate so... Read more »
Your question is coming up under Illinois although it appears you live in MO. In any event, this will be true in either state, you can file a civil lawsuit to recover your damages, provided the statute of limitations has not run yet. Depending on the amount of damages, you may do so in small claims...Read more »
First things first, it is not legally possible to "rob" an ATM. Robbing could only involve depraving a human being of any things of value or property. Thus, a possible crime would be criminal trespass, criminal damage to bank's property, aggravated theft with use of tools and theft...Read more »
She’s sending texts saying if I don’t pay her thousands of dollars she’s going to the police. She also has a video recording of me talking to her that she illegally recorded while the phone was in her pocket.
Do not engage in any communication with that blackmailing person in any form. Immediately discuss your possible exposure to criminal charges confidentially with a licensed criminal law attorney tomorrow.
I had final pretrial sept 14th before jury trial because I am innocent and he never attended now there is a body only warrant and court on the 28th for bond forfeit and the states attorney is moving to have jury trial removed from docit and I cant get ahold of attorney what do I do I have paid him... Read more »
It is unfortunate that you are in this predicament. You may research, compare, and contact reach a selected counsel of your choice and retain a more responsive and professional counsel. In fact, you may file the prior counsel and request a retainer back for unearned services.
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