There's not enough information here to answer your question adequately. This is because the federal and State court systems here in Illinois operate very differently. The federal courts in Illinois are divided into three separate federal districts, Northern, Central, and Southern. Each has...Read more »
You could be sentenced to the Juvenile Detention Center. There is always a possibility of charges being reduced but you will want your parents to hire a criminal defense attorney to assist you with these matters. The sooner your parents hire an attorney, the better.
It means just what it says. The prosecutor filed a motion to increase or modify your bond, so you should be prepared to address it when you are in court. You should notify your attorney right away. If you have not hired an attorney yet, you should do so right away.
Actually, the dual sovereign principal which is before the Supreme Court this year for review allows the federal government to both prosecute and sentence. Under your scenario all three, both states and the federal government, could prosecute and separately sentence.
Generally speaking, a state prosecutor can not prosecute a federal case. State prosecutors prosecute state crimes. However, there are many federal laws that have state counter parts which can also be prosecuted at the state level.
That being said, in very rare cases, a state prosecutor...Read more »
this year for an Eating disorder i have had since i was little, and I am also diagnosed depressed with anxiety...I do not work or have income at the moment What can I do about the paraphernalia charge If i am unable to recover that amount...Thank you...
Sorry to hear about your mental health issues keeping you from earning an income. It appears you are referring to the assessed fines and fees given the outcome of your case? If so, make certain you do go back to Court on your due date in December and ask the Judge for more time to pay. Hopefully,...Read more »
This is a question for your attorney to answer because that attorney has all of the information necessary to answer this type of question. If you have not hired an attorney, I suggest you do so right away.
I live with the father of my children who supports them. I receive public assistance. Do i need to file for child support? He isn't on their birth certificate.I haven't let them know he lives with us. We have been married for 4yrs which I never told them. I would like to come clean but... Read more »
The consequences are that you are committing fraud by lying on an application that you live with him. You would be best off just letting your assistance lapse if you would not qualify for it based on his income. Otherwise, you should see a lawyer for your particular facts.
I live in Illinois, and I am 39 weeks pregnant. I am 14 years old and the father of the baby is 18 years old. We have agreed that he will be there during the birth, and will also sign the birth certificate. Do you think the hospital or somebody will turn him in? Do you think he'll get... Read more »
Can he be arrested and taken away during labor/birth? Yes. Is it likely to happen right at that time? No, although it will likely happen at some point. In the eyes of the law he committed statutory rape and is a sex offender if convicted.
Just Hospital forms to release the baby too go home not understanding what the forms meant because this was my first dealings with a baby or those type of hospital forms plus I say again the mother gave all fake information on the birth certificate her name birthday Every thing
Put on the birth certificate and she put a wrong birthday 1984 but she was really born in 87,88,or 89,90 but not 1984 or her real name. I guess she lives with her grandmother now she is the one who put me on child support now the real questions are can I have her charged with fraud and Sue the... Read more »
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