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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes, Identity Theft and Social Security for Massachusetts on

Q: I'm looking for a pro bono federal prosecutor in Boston, MA.

This is a large case involving a family member stealing my inherited social security funds as a result of my father's death. ID theft & personal property by stolen friends, family state l’ve been disabled since 9. I am now 41. I’ve been Misdiagnosed since 9 mounts ago! Now friends & family... Read more »

Gary Kollin answered on Jun 15, 2018

Pro bono prosecutor?? you cannpt hire a prosecutor. Prosecutors work for the government.

Call the Department of HHS. They have investigators

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Internet Law for Massachusetts on

Q: What if your a victim of raqueterring

I’m getting a sounding heat for what an old aquaintence got involved in on a huger than huge level

Gary Kollin answered on Jun 6, 2018

I would answer but I do not know what a sounding heat is.

2 Answers | Asked in Federal Crimes and Legal Malpractice for Massachusetts on

Q: What type of attorney would you consult with to determine if a situation should be investigated by higher authority

Gary Kollin answered on Jun 1, 2018

Is it a criminal matter, administrative matter ? You do not present enough information to answer

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Domestic Violence, Federal Crimes and Probate for Massachusetts on

Q: If there is a aggravated assault and battery case but it was an accident can the state drop the charges

If he hit my phone out of my hand and it hit my stomach and im pregnant it was an accident can they drop the charges if i tell the DA that it was a accident and he didn't intentionally try to hurt me or the baby?

Ali Shahrestani, Esq. answered on Jun 5, 2017

The DA decides whether to file or move to dismiss charges, not the victim. The victim can testify as to the facts. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney. You can read more about me, my... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes and Immigration Law for Massachusetts on

Q: Can I have my citizenship process jeopardized if I obtain a medical marijuana card before interview but I have never use

Can I have my citizenship process jeopardized if I obtain a medical marijuana card before interview but I have never used it?

My citizenship interview is in two weeks. I registered for the medical marijuana card last week and I am still waiting to receive it (it will be available in a... Read more »

Kyndra Mulder answered on Mar 31, 2017

You are correct that possession of Marijuana remains a federal crime. Possession remains an aggravated felony for immigration purposes. My suggestion is that you take care of your immigration situation before you obtain the card and/or possess marijuana.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Massachusetts on

Q: Why is a Public DA able to drop a case without consulting the victims of a sex crime?

My friends and I were videotaped in the bathroom of a home without our knowledge. The person confessed to doing so. Then he got a lawyer, plead not guilty, rejected the plea bargain, and pushed off the trial. Eventually the DA dropped the case. Shouldn't we, as the victims of the case, been... Read more »

Ali Shahrestani, Esq. answered on Mar 9, 2017

The DA has such legal prerogative. You can sue for privacy violation and emotional distress damages in civil court, though. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney. You can read more about me, my... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Federal Crimes for Massachusetts on

Q: To get a preliminary injunction (relief) in Federal District Court pro se what are 5 things I absolutely must get right?

The case involves civil rights, housing discrimination, a sick (heart attack) disabled veteran and his spouse (both indigent) and the Due Process clause of the 14th Amendment.

Ali Shahrestani, Esq. answered on Mar 6, 2017

See: http://www.americanbar.org/publications/insights_on_law_andsociety/14/winter-2014/understanding-injunctions.html

See: https://www.law.cornell.edu/rules/frcp/rule_65

See: http://www.flmb.uscourts.gov/judges/tampa/mcewen/Corcoran_Article_on_Preliminary_Injunction.pdf

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Military Law for Massachusetts on

Q: i have a bad conduct discharge though a general courts martial 128 agg assault my charges dont apperar on record

am i felon in the eyes of civilain/federal court systems? *article 128 aggravated assault.

Patrick Korody answered on Feb 3, 2017

If convicted of an Art 128 Aggravated Assault at a general court-martial, absolutely. However, it may be that the results of your trial were not entered into the correct database.

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes for Massachusetts on

Q: Can a 19 year old felony be used in federal court to consider me a career offender

Ali Shahrestani, Esq. answered on Jan 18, 2017

See: https://www.justice.gov/usam/criminal-resource-manual-1032-sentencing-enhancement-three-strikes-law

The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney. This answer does not constitute legal advice; make any predictions, guarantees, or warranties; or create any...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Massachusetts on

Q: When plea for a gun charge was dismissed can federal pick up charges to be charged again

Can the federal government charge me again for a gun possession charge that was thrown out in county court and dismisses in full satisfaction on indictment and time was servers for the drugs

Ali Shahrestani, Esq. answered on Dec 12, 2016

Res Judicata principles may apply, but the first issue is whether the gun charge was ever judged on the merits prior to it being dismissed. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney. You can read more about me on my law practice website. This answer does not constitute legal... Read more »

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