Are you talking about pick-up ranges on warrants? Often times, when someone has a warrant, there will be a pick-up range listed. For instance, a warrant out of Kent County might say "we'll pick up within 100 miles from Kent county. That range depends on what the warrant is for (e.g. what...Read more »
This person is 20 years old, and wanted from another state. They want to get their life together but need to turn themselves in. They want to, but do not want to have to go back to the state the charges are in due to some issues. Such as they were molested by a sibling and they don’t want to live... Read more »
What is your question? If you are aware of a PPO or have been served with one, you should act to respond appropriately to the allegations. If it's from out of state, you will likely need to hire an attorney in that state.
He is currently awaiting trial and had been for 2 years. His original trial date was set for 4/2020 before it was canceled because of Covid. He is still awaiting and serving dead time for over 2 years now. It seems that the court system is scheduling trials for individuals that committed the... Read more »
Assuming it's small court...no attorneys are allowed. You'll have a hearing - maybe with a judge / probably a magistrate or referee, depending on how that particular court is structured. From there, it will look a lot like what you may see on those judge TV shows (without the drama and...Read more »
How does any of this relate to what, presumably, is a case against you? The problem when people start saying "so-and-so committed perjury / lied / etc.", is that you have to prove it. No court is going to make a conclusion based on a bare-bones assertion that someone lied or some false...Read more »
My Fiance was spit on after warning a person in a boarding house situation to get away from our door and informing him that he had defense spray. After this person lunged into the doorway and spit in his face, he used said defense spray and acted in self defense. Police said they couldn't... Read more »
To render a competent opinion, any attorney will need to see the police report. A lot will depend on what the police believe happened, what your fiance's record is like, what other witnesses say, etc. He may raise self-defense as a trial issue.
Contact the jail. They will know what the bond is. There are basically three types of bonds: personal recognizance (basically a signature promising you'll show up to court), 10% bonds (you pay 10% of the total bond amount in cash or surety, and cash/surety (the entire amount needs to be place...Read more »
A possession charge from 2013 was never taken care of. On a trek to take care of old stuff, it was assigned a pre-trial/arraignment date. How likely is it that the judge will dismiss the case given the current legality of marijuana in the state?
Wow! Haven't seen one of those in awhile. The court would not have to dismiss it, because it sounds like it was charged at the time and just not addressed. However, I would imagine the prosecutor will be very interested in resolving this favorable and quickly.
Also in a case of jury tampering, where a juror told two other juror about being approach outside court room about finding defendant guilty. do the judge have to do an investigation questions all jurors whos involved or could the judge just bring out all jury member and not question them about the... Read more »
When a lawyer is in good standing, they deserve to be presumed to be zealous advocates for their client. What clients sometimes don't realize is that defending people does not include advancing unfounded theories, whether grounded in fact or law, or presenting false facts or statements. A...Read more »
The standard is the same in a jury or bench trial: motions in limini - to exclude or restrict certain testimony - should be granted when the evidence is more prejudicial than probative. If you don't know what those two terms mean in the legal world, you absolutely should have an attorney, who...Read more »
Was investigated by CPS for someone calling in alleging that I molest my child. My child is not biologically mine I believe that the biological father had something to do with the call. but at the end of the investigation they found no evidence of abuse happened. Especially with interview with my... Read more »
But he has been incarcerated in prison in the state for almost a year, so there is no possible way he could have been driving. The cop also said he witnessed the driver to be a male, and he is personally familiar with the registered owner, so he would have known that that is not who was driving. He... Read more »
I Got Arrested For 3rd degree retail fraud and I was so scared cause I never been in trouble so I was acting out of fear and used a fake name and now I got a letter in the mail to get arraigned and I Don’t Wanna go to jail I have a 1 year old son and I just got a good job working at the hospital... Read more »
Best to face this head on. Otherwise, there will be a warrant for your arrest. And while the police likely won't come out with the SWAT team to arrest you on something like this, these sort of things often creep up and catch up with you when you can least afford to deal with it: you get pulled...Read more »
What is your question? Is he your current boyfriend? When accused of a crime, one of the most important rights you have is the right to remain silent. You probably need to exercise that right with your boyfriend and the police.
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