In your situation, where your vehicle was stolen and then scrapped, there are several steps you can take. First, it's crucial to report the theft to the police immediately if you haven't already. Provide them with all the details, including the information...View More
Did a title loan with a friend and they ended up stealing my car.
I did a title loan with a friend of mine of 20 years. I borrowed 2900 with the promise of paying back $3,900 within 21 days. My car is worth $40,000.00. We wrote up a agreement and had a witness sign it on day 20 he showed up... View More
In your situation, it's important to take immediate action. First, review the agreement you made with your friend. This document will be critical in determining your next steps. If the terms have been altered without your consent, or if there's any evidence of deceit or fraud, this can...View More
I am trying to apply for TSA PreCheck but they need more info about an open charge. In 1969 during a student protest in Baton Rouge, LA, I was arrested and charged, along with 10+ other students with a criminal charge. We were defended by the ACLU, I believe. However, after receiving the records... View More
In Louisiana, the notation "Pass without date" in a court case typically indicates that the case was postponed indefinitely. This can happen for various reasons, such as a lack of evidence, a decision not to prosecute, or other administrative reasons. However, without a specific dismissal...View More
A crime was committed inside city limits by someone who lives outside of city limits. Can the city police go out of city limits and conduct a search and seizer and arrest without a parish sheriff's officer present . Now the person being accused lives 10 miles from the city limits. Different... View More
In Louisiana, city police officers typically have jurisdiction within their own city limits. However, they can conduct investigations and make arrests outside of their city under certain circumstances. For a crime committed within their city, if the suspect resides outside the city limits, city...View More
i believe someone has stolen my identity and has all my communications and internet blocked and t they are also putting pics and possible video to various sites. also i believe that they have been trying to harm me intoxicating me. i dont know the reason yet but im working on it. idont know what to... View More
In Louisiana, if you suspect identity theft and are experiencing blocked communications, it's essential to take immediate action. Start by trying to contact your parole officer through alternative means, such as visiting their office in person, to explain the situation.
If you are facing a charge of indecent behavior in Louisiana, your ability to reside with minors, including your own children, could be impacted depending on the conditions of your bail, the terms of any protective orders, or the restrictions imposed by child protective services or the court....View More
Went to get truck and copper out of impounded det said have truck next day but held copper said he was investigating it to see if stolen its not how long till I can get copper back no charges filed on me how long till I can get cop
If the police are holding your property for investigation, there is no set timeframe for its return—it varies depending on the complexity of the investigation and the legal process. However, if no charges have been filed against you, you can inquire about the status of the investigation and...View More
I do not have enough information to definitively say whether you need to declare your contempt of court charges when applying for an Australian student visa. However, here are some factors to consider:
- In general, expunged convictions may still need to be declared on visa applications,...View More
Yes, a forensic psychologist can interview a nine-year-old child alone in Louisiana, but they must obtain the child's consent and the consent of the child's parent or guardian before conducting the interview. The interview must be conducted in a safe and comfortable environment for the...View More
Louisiana's unauthorized entry of an inhadbited dwelling is found at La R.S. 14:62.3: https://law.justia.com/codes/louisiana/2017/code-revisedstatutes/title-14/rs-14-62.3/#:~:text=Whoever%20commits%20the%20crime%20of,be%20the%20most%20recent%20version.
In general, criminal laws and penalties that are in effect at the time an offense is committed are the ones that apply to the defendant, in order to avoid ex post facto implications. The Ex Post Facto Clause of the Constitution prohibits the government from enacting laws that retroactively increase...View More
Ignoring the warrant can result in arrest and additional complications, so it's crucial to address the issue promptly. Depending on the circumstances, it might be possible to resolve the matter without being taken into custody, especially if you can show that missing the court date was...View More
If you've discovered there's an active warrant for your arrest due to a misunderstanding regarding court dates, you should promptly contact an attorney to discuss your options and potential next steps. Your lawyer can help clarify the situation with the court and may be able to arrange...View More
You should use the Justia Find a Lawyer tab and search for criminal defense lawyers in your area---call a few and find out if any have experience in these type cases----then meet with them and discuss the specifics of your matter and the options you have and then decie how to proceed, including...View More
If/since you have no idea what i am doing or how all of this works, then you should consult with a lawyer to have your questions answered. if after a consult with a lawyer you decide to represent yourself, then that's fine (although I would disagree), but make sure you consult with a lawyer....View More
There's probably more relevant information that what's contained in your post, but going from memory, there's no reason he cannot get a bond, however, the Judge setting the bond may increase the amount of the bond quite a bit as a result of the new charge of simple escape. If no...View More
If you had an attorney representing you, then asak your attorney for assistance on this. if you did not have an attorney, then I would start with the District Attorney's office---call them and ask for the return of your phone and what you need to do in order to get it-----some will require...View More
If this is your first offense, then the answer is yes, however, there may be other options which would allow you to not have to plea guilty to a misdemeanor and possibly keep it off of yoour record---please contact and consult with a few criminal defense attorneys in your area to discuss the...View More
Negligent arson, also known as reckless burning, is a criminal offense where a person acts recklessly and causes a fire that damages or destroys property. It involves the intentional act of starting a fire or setting fire to something with a disregard for the potential consequences and without the...View More
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