Children given crazy sentences. In my head I always thought that was criminal defense law, public interest because I want to help the poor. However afte researching things it seems like. This sometimes fall under civil rights attorney so I am confused under which one it falls under?
There are two components at play here. First, you have the criminal case. A criminal defense attorney would fight to overturn the criminal conviction. If that is successful, a civil rights attorney may seek compensation for damages caused by the wrongful conviction.
My fiancé has an open case from a few months ago regarding a dispute between us. He had a no contact order in place, which we BOTH broke. He was arrested the other day and has had 2 bail hearing since then where he is being kept without bail, and commitment pending hearing. His public defender has... Read more »
A nolle prossequi means that the State has decided not to prosecute the case and is dropping the charge. The State can refile charges if it chooses to later on. I do not know what "EMS/mg" means. I would suggest calling the court to inquire.
It can be expunged if you are otherwise eligible for expungement. A probation before judgment for theft can be expunged after three years. A conviction for theft can be expunged 15 years after your sentence and probation are complete. You should speak with a lawyer.
The VOP may be dismissed or it could proceed to hearing. It depends on the State's Attorney. The standard of proof is lower for a VOP (preponderance of the evidence) then a criminal charge (beyond a reasonable doubt). Your husband should retain an attorney to represent since there is no...Read more »
The 1st degree rape case was dismissed due to the evidence provided by the officer, a Spanish misinterpreter, added false narratives of force on a Tinder date. The alleged victim admitted on cop cam that she planned to sleep with him and no crime was committed. The officer ignored her reason for... Read more »
Hire a crimial defense lawyer. This is not somethng you post on a public forum, which is open to law enforcement, and accessible by the very same prosecutor you are accusing of suborning perjury. Your factual details almost certainly identify who you are to those who are familiar with the case....Read more »
The handgun is a mandatory 5 years, and first degree assault carries up to 25 years, but a plea deal may avoid those specific charges (e.g., plea to second degree assault, no handgun). Otherwise, it all depends on the facts and circumstances of the crime, including whether there was victim injury....Read more »
Does it make any difference if it is being filmed with an audience in mind? I believe in pornography laws exist to protect sex acts if they’re being filmed. Does it matter if money is being exchanged? Such as I am paying her to make a video or she’s paying me to make a video.
Sounds like the lawyer filed an omnibus motion raising common motions that may or may not prove useful, but where failure to raise them may result in waiver of the relief later, or cause more difficulty raising them later. As for a speedy trial demand, in the very rare scenario where a defendant...Read more »
A lawyer would have to know a whole lot more about your case, the evidence against you, the terms of the plea deal, the full nature of all the charges and what charges are being dropped--and any agreed cap on potential sentence of incarceration-- which is part of the deal based on what you are...Read more »
While shopping at Sams club, a woman’s cart was in the middle of the aisle which I asked her to move, she did but I still couldn’t get through. So I asked again and she said it was too heavy to which i said okay well I’m going through. I went through and knocked her cart slightly which had a... Read more »
Or get cheap legal, if there is such a thing :) I was never arrested, it was one of the first internet "theft" charges, but it was not a theft, I had a sewing biz and was injured, I told them all their items would be delayed, they didn't like time frame, didn't want money back... Read more »
It was probably district court. The fillable pdf form for an expungement petition is available online at the court's website. You do not need a General Waiver and Release form, due to the length of time that has passed. If all counts were charged under a single case number, you only need...Read more »
A friend of mine has already pled guilty but is awaiting sentencing. If the prosecution lies about the basis of a search warrant what can be done? Lawyer continues to lie to client, sweeps it under rug and when confronted, he went off! I no longer trust the lawyer and now I need to know if the... Read more »
The client can attempt to withdraw his plea. If he is allowed to withdraw the plea, his attorney can then attempt to exclude any evidence found in accordance with the search warrant (and the "fruit of the poisonous tree") on the ground that it was based upon lies in the Affidavit. You...Read more »
Discovery has a box checked “aerial photos“ being the basis of evidence for a search warrant of a home, wouldn’t the prosecution have to provide those aerial photos to the defense? My attorney frankly says there are no aerial photos and that the police lied to get the search warrant (to... Read more »
You should not be posting these facts on a public forum, and you need to have these private conversations with your lawyer. The state's discovery obligations are clear, and your lawyer is in the best position to evaluate the situation and take any action that is appropriate or advisable....Read more »
If the person is sentenced to home detention, that's the sentence: case is closed. The fact that a defendant is now serving his or her sentence or is on supervised probation does not mean that the case before the courts is "active" any longer. The case may become active again if...Read more »
The crime of trespass requires either (1) that the property is posted by signage in a conspicuos location against trespass; or (2) the person allegedly trespassing has previously been specifically warned not to come onto the property, either verbally or in writing, but nevertheless entered...Read more »
Hire a criminal defense lawyer to file a motion to recall the warrant and/or reach out to the prosecutor’s office to review and potentially dismiss the charges if you can demonstrate the charges are false.
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