Assuming the person who received the citation is asking what to do: First, respond to the citation. A citation is a Summons to court. It requires the person named to respond to arrange a court date. Failure to do so, will lead to a default conviction of a petty misdemeanor; or an arrest warrant...Read more »
The age of consent in Minnesota is 16. I don’t know what the age of consent is in Germany if you are visiting her. That is a question for a German attorney. Dating is not a crime, but there are plenty of potential issues - for example sexting would be a major issue.
Taking a friend to Walmart who had a warrant is not obstructing legal process so there must be more going on here. I’m assuming you are being accused of more than just driving your friend to Walmart. This is a serious charge. You need representation.
We didn't see any no trespassing signs and we weren't planning on causing any damage, so we went in to explore a piece of history. However, the cops showed up and we all received citations. Is there such thing as a trespassing citation and were we even breaking the law by exploring the... Read more »
Of course there is such such thing as a trespassing citation. Whether what you did qualifies as trespassing is a different question. Was the building locked? Was it posted? Did you refuse to leave after being asked to? There are a lot of other questions here that need answering. You should...Read more »
Sorry, I am really confused by your question. It appears that you left treatment to care for your significant other, but perhaps I misunderstand what you are saying. The biggest thing that you can do right now is remain sober, stay in touch with your probation agent, and comply with any testing...Read more »
That depends on whether there has been a hearing. Many cases have been put on hold so you may not have missed anything. However, if you have missed a hearing, there is likely a warrant out for your arrest. It would be wise to have an attorney in MN retained to assist you with this to ensure you...Read more »
My son sold a half gram of heroin to someone in a treatment center and he overdosed but is alright now. The problem also is he lives in Moorhead MN and the treatment center is Fargo ND. They say it is trafficking and said that unless he works with them they will push for life in a federal prison.... Read more »
I know the circumstances of my client's cases. But I don't have the facts on other cases. In general however, drug crime penalties are cruel and severe. And in federal court, some drug crimes can result in life imprisonment sentences. So caution would be prudent. But drug police...Read more »
re My Dad's case. I was wondering if someone could look into the case to see if it was unfair and I understand it may be difficult do to the coronavirus pandemic and I do not have any money because I am only 13 years of age so unless you accept pocket change I understand if you cannot look... Read more »
I would encourage you to talk to your mom or other adult family member to ask them to help you work on this. There are things you could do, together, to look into the matter. But it will be difficult for a juvenile to do those things without help from a trusted adult family member. Also, I would...Read more »
It appears that the minimum age at which a youth can be adjudicated delinquent is 10 years old; but the youngest age at which a youth can be certified as an adult for criminal liability is 14. However my view is that many young juveniles are incompetent to participate in the court process due to...Read more »
The civil forfeiture is separate from potential criminal charges. Paying the claim to the loss prevention agent (or the company where the alleged theft occurred) will not protect you against criminal charges. In any event, the company doesn't get to "waive" charges against you....Read more »
It depends on the circumstances of your arrest, the weight of the drugs, and where the drugs were located. Consult with an attorney directly. Defending against a motor vehicle forfeiture is not something that you should handle yourself. Most criminal defense attorneys will handle both the...Read more »
My warrant is out of Anoka Co. MN for failure to turn myself in for failing to complete a dwi MADD IMPACT CLASS. My husband made it so I had no way to get to the classes on purpose, I've paid for the classes but was unable to go. I cannot go to jail, he has threatened to sell all my belongings... Read more »
You obviously have a couple of issues going on here.
One, is your warrant. I would suggest getting in touch with the Anoka County Public Defender. You are unemployed so you would obviously qualify for a PD. Explain the issue that you are dealing with and an attorney in the office may be...Read more »
Lied to police and said she was 'next of kin'. The police required zero proof. Now the man's girlfriend and their children have nothing. The police, Sheriff, etc refuse to take a report of the crime. It has been more than 2 years. Can anything be done?
I believe that the case against me is questionable as they used "plain sight" as reason to pull me over after they searched my vehicle in my absence. Unlit parking lot, tinted windows, an hour and a half after sunset. But for the life of me I cant find a clear definition of what... Read more »
The term that you are looking for is "plain view." "Plain view" occurs when law enforcement is in a law enforcement is in a location that they are allowed to be in and they see something that is contraband without having to manipulate the object. So for example, if an illegal...Read more »
Continue re-asserting the speedy trial demand. This is something that an attorney can assist with. It’s unclear to me why the trial wouldn’t have already taken place since a speedy trial is typically within 60 days.
I do not have a permit to purchase a firearm. That said I went to meet with an old acquaintance off of Facebook the other day to look at a handgun for $500 I’m not a felon, but do have a juvenile record, when I was 16 I did 2 yrs in juvie for a robbery.. though part of my plea was that... Read more »
From this description, it appears the main problem is the potential for being charged with conspiracy to commit or attempted possession of a firearm by an ineligible person. That is a felony. And if convicted, it would likely result in several years in prison. As a result, going to the police...Read more »
I borrowed my truck to a friend been trying to get It back for 4 days and his brother told me my truck was stolen from the person I borrowed it to. He won't talk to me know and police said they can't put it in as stolen since I borrowed it out to start with. What do I do to get it back or... Read more »
Consider: 1. Contact civil (not criminal) attorney about filing a lawsuit for the value of the vehicle, and-or its safe return. 2. Notify your car insurance company, about a claim for a loss (before initiating your own lawsuit). 3. Private investigator, asset-skip tracer. Discuss all options with...Read more »
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