Absolutely! Everyone gets a shot at bail. However, whether you can get bailed out of a police station vs a Court is a different inquiry. Bail at police stations is set by a clerk magistrate that look sat the offense, your record and pretty much nothing else. No one is there presenting information...Read more »
As a former Assistant District Attorney in Dorchester District Court,I am very familiar with the ins and outs of convictions. My criminal defense firm, Heard Law Office, is happy to advise you on sealing your conviction and assist with the immigration issues as well.
I had been unaware of the suspension till I was pulled over a few weeks ago. i was not arrested, the officer allowed me to call a friend to come get me. after so research i was able to find out why it was suspended and paid the bill. After doing so i was told that everything should be all set.... Read more »
I am sorry that your received a summons to appear in court for the criminal charge of operating with a suspended license. Heard Law Office is happy to advise you free of charge. Contact us directly at 617-631-3237 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
In some situations a victim can be forcecd to testify. You may assert your right not to testify if you have a 5th Amendment Right not to incriminate yourself as to any crime, including perjury in the charges, drug abuse etc. If you are married to the alleged abuser, you can assert marital...Read more »
This is after my husband agreed to a 2 year bid in discrit court then the day he was surpose to be taking to jail he was told he was indicted so hes not going to jail cus his case is now gona be handle by superior court. Is the proper legal way to indict someone after they accepted a plea ?
This certainly doesnt sound usual, but the discrepancy is between your understanding and what is recorded in the court documents. It is possible that a pleas to the lesser charges of B & E was offered and asentence agreed upon, and the day the day the plea would go before the Court the case was...Read more »
No- you can report her as underage to the host of the online dating place though, and count yourself lucky you didnt send any photos or receive any or try to hook up.Often police pose as young adults trying to catch pedophiles and people looking for nude photos. Walk away- after reporting her...Read more »
Under GL ch. 266 Sec 16. it is either a 20 year max for a felony, or 6 mos max for a misdemeanor (16A)
"Whoever, in the night time, breaks and enters a building, ship, vessel or vehicle, with intent to commit a felony, or who attempts to or does break, burn, blow up or otherwise injures or...Read more »
Maybe- it all depends on a number of factors. For example, if the item was shared, probably not. If you used her biographical data to access, or hacked by guessing a password, possibly. There are a number of different laws that guard privacy, prohibit use of biographical data, or encompass...Read more »
Whether the case gets dismissed or not largely depends on the evidence, not just on whether you testify or not. There are many factors such as if/who made the 911 call. The 911 call may be admissible under certain circumstances, based on case law. Did the police enter the home and take pictures...Read more »
I would be able to handle your matter lower cost most likely. However, my coaching may also be affordable if you are able to speak in court on your own. The harassment protection orders require you to have three separate events in order to obtain. Those events would need to be discussed to...Read more »
Regarding storage and access to any firearms the law defines who has access as "an owner or any lawfully authorized user". How does the law define a lawfully authorized user? Is it the category of firearm license? (e.g. Class A / License to Carry / Large Capacity)
Yes- if the fake ID purports to be any kind of a MA drivers license or MA ID then there is a charge of 'counterfeiting a registry document' or some -such that is actually a 10-year felony. DOn't panic, it is usually managed with a small fine. That statute also carries a license loss if...Read more »
I have a probation that i have to pay 500 a month, I lost my job 3 months ago I haven’t pay anything or contact them, they haven’t contacted me either, I’m trying to get a job but due to my record it’s been really hard, this is my firs criminal case i stole money from a employer almost 2... Read more »
You need to get back in contact with probation as soon as possible. You may be in violation for loss of contact, but if they havent contacted you at all that is a factor. However, it is your duty to report in if they have told you to do so. Get in to them before they issue a Violation notice to...Read more »
My boyfriend was sent to magistrate for a case. Was told to stay off of fb acct because of filing false report and have no contact w person. Got letter in mail stating proof of anger management. No such program information was provided at time of appointment. What course of action is necessary?
Is there another magistrate hearing or date to go back?
I would politely contact the court (in person), and simply inquire about the anger management. They may just clear up the issue and solve your problem. Or they may tell you that the magistrate put notes in the file that your...Read more »
Was caught on camera shoplifting. Item was under $20. No police were called or arrest. They took down my ID and personal info and gave me a form to fill out to choose to pay a fee through a company called CAP (Crime accountability program). The fee is $450 and I have 72 hours to sign up and make a... Read more »
Call a lawyer. Don’t communicate with CAP as they will likely use it to prosecute you after the fact. *i am not clear on this but I’ve seen abuse of the system through companies who claim to be...Read more »
The Commonwealth requested that the Court deny my motion to withdraw my guilty plea. The reasons were not given in a professional manner. The reasons for denial were very poorly investigated. The letter amazingly sloppy and amazingly careless and without merit. Why did the Judge ask the district... Read more »
The Judge sent it to the District Attorney because all Motions must allow for hearing from both sides. In addition, if the DA's office wanted to agree it simplifies the hearing and the Judges allocation of time. If they object, then the judge knows they have to schedule an adversarial hearing and...Read more »
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