After the vehicle sat there after first tow truck "couldnt haul it" then another tow driver hauled it to their tow yard and seen my guns in my vehicle and called the officer and had him come back out to his tow yard and then they supposedly did a search and found "drugs!" While... Read more »
Inventory searches are semi-protected under the law. It really depends on the facts and what probable cause the police had and if anything was in plain view. I think you need to hire an experienced criminal defense attorney immediately.
It depends on the judge and it depends how much you have been paying lately. Normally judges will be lenient if you’re doing the best you can but if you refused to pay or haven’t paid a lot in the last few months they could give you an ultimatum and say you have to pay X amount with a a certain...Read more »
Cops pulled me and my friend over because he didn't use a turning single then follow me up to my apartment and searched but didn't have a warrant and they found 3 meth pipes and meth on a plate and took pictures but didn't arrest me was I charged? What will happen? They had no... Read more »
You need to hire and experienced criminal defense attorney to call the police. Narcotics detectives do this kind of thing all the time they try to shake people down to go after the bigger fish in the drug chain. If you allow them to search your apartment then they can search. If you told them they...Read more »
My friend was sentenced to 3 years in our county but was relocated to a county jail 2 1/2 hours away after briefly being held in lmdc immediately after sentencing. He has a shock probation hearing on Tuesday (9/7) but again the county jail he’s at is 2 1/2 hours away. He has been trying to ask... Read more »
The department of corrections has complete control over these matters. Either the housing county has to bring him or there has to be transportation initiated from the county of the hearing. There’s been a lot of problems over the last year with Covid and certain counties not wanting to receive...Read more »
Are you talking about Court records, police records or medical records? For Court records I will go to the county circuit court clerks office and they may be able to find the records or get you some case information.
You can get a bond lowered by making a motion before the judge. You can also have an experience defense attorney discuss the case with the prosecutor. If they are trying to get money out of the inmates bank account the inmate can sign a power of attorney allowing a relative to withdraw that money...Read more »
That is completely up to that County and their resources and the type of case. Typically the more serious the case the more often they will come to your house. The warrant will also be entered into a database and served on you whenever you get arrested or stopped by the police.
I learned than my attorney filed a Motion to Suppress a key issue with my case, but It was never discussed with me. He is keeping this information from me for some reason. I feel he has breached my trust and I need to find a new Attorney. Does this sound reasonable? Should it not be common... Read more »
If your attorney filed a motion to suppress that is likely going to help you. Your attorney is free to fire you and you are free to fire your attorney at any time but you should definitely have a conversation with them before doing so.
I never looked inside as it wasn't mine. I got the items I went to gas store for, paid, and left. If there was something illegal in the pouch, can I be charged when all I was doing was turning it in so it would hopefully be returned to it's rightful owner?
You are not likely to be charged. Technically it’s possible to charge you with possession even if the possession was brief but I’m sure there is video surveillance at the gas station. Someone would have to report you and the police would have to investigate. It doesn’t sound like you have too...Read more »
My husband is being accused of Watton endangerment 1st degree (our landlord tried to have a old school vehicle that we previously had permission to be parked in our driveway where we rented towed) we were confused when woke up to the maintenance man knocking on our door saying we'd been... Read more »
Your question is a little bit confusing but generally marijuana will result in a bond violation. It’s up to the judge what to do with that violation. I would hire an experienced criminal defense attorney to discuss options with the prosecutor.
The sentencing judge told the prosecutor that I would never pay it off in open court. My max expectation date is 9/7/21 and my parole officer just told me I had to stay on supervision until it’s paid off! I pay my current and pay towards the arrears. This is a life sentence on parole for child... Read more »
I have a friend who’s a current inmate sentenced to 3 years but got over 500 credit days from time already served and good time. He says he has been given paperwork in prison saying he’s being considered for parole at the end of this month (August) but his eligibility date isn’t until October... Read more »
Shock probation is likely his better option because if he violates he goes back in front of a judge and prosecutor that have some discretion to leave him on probation. If you violate parole it is a much more basic hearing with a rubber stamp of violation with a likely return trip to prison.
I have hired an attorney for the past few months to handle my case but honestly I don’t feel like he prioritizes my case and my court dates. He doesn’t show up to most of them and they end up always getting rescheduled. I asked him to file a motion for something time sensitive and he said he... Read more »
The attorney -client relationship can be ended by either the attorney or the client. With that said it’s better to have a frank discussion with your attorney and tell them your expectations and if they can’t meet those you should hire someone that can. I think most attorneys would agree...Read more »
I see a lot of info around the internet for how long they have to approve it, but I’m struggling to find how long the timeframe typically is between the day the motion is filed, to the time the judge approves or denies it. I see things discussing they have a maximum of 60 days to consider it and... Read more »
There are statutory limits as to how long Judge can take but if you’re looking for how long it typically take it takes it really depends on each judge. Shock probation lies in the sole discretion of the sentencing judge. I would say a general timeline is filing the motion having the court hear...Read more »
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