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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Municipal Law for Massachusetts on
Q: I'd like to know in your professional opionion what I should do with a criminal case in Maryland.

On October 18th, 2013 I failed to appear in court in Worcester county for a small possession charge (less than .2 grams. I was smoking a joint the summer of 2013 when I was stopped by officers who confiscated a small joint roach (the end of the joint) and arrested me on the spot. I failed to appear... Read more »

Ismail Mohammed
Ismail Mohammed answered on Aug 15, 2017

Good afternoon,

If the possession is for under an ounce of marijuana, the case should be dismissed. I would suggest you call an attorney in Massachusetts. You will have to appear in court to get the default removed and hopefully have the case dismissed the same day. You will not be able...
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1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law, Business Law and Municipal Law for Massachusetts on
Q: In a restaurant if patio is closed can they still make us came in and fill other positions as if we were on call? Ty
Jonathan R. Roth
Jonathan R. Roth answered on Apr 19, 2017

An employer has the right to ask a waiter or anyone else to come in to work. The question is whether you are required to go in if you were not scheduled. The fact is that you are not required to go in, but assuming you are an employee at will there is nothing to stop the employer from terminating... Read more »

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