Several weeks ago my daughter (17) was shoulder-checked hard and intentionally by a coworker (30s) who was upset with her. She told her managers but nothing was done. She didnt report it to anyone else as she feared getting fired (the coworker is friends with the boss). She has recently quit that... Read more »
I’m 17 and I got into a fight with an 18yr old and now she is facing 60days in jail for assaulting a minor. It was a stupid fight and we made up and are now friends and I really don’t want her to go to jail over something I kinda started. Is there anything I can do to help her?
Yes, though it will take persistent effort on your part. Typically, there is one prosecution witness. If that witness refuses to cooperate by appearing at the trial, the prosecution may be dismissed. Prior to that, the witness can persistently communicate his or her desire that the prosecutor...Read more »
No one could answer that question with the given information. People held for probation violations tend to be locked up longer, than those who only are facing a new charge. Contact the jail to see if they allow visiting hours for juveniles. If he was charged with a felony at age 16 or older, his...Read more »
The question is unclear. What happens to false charges? Or what happens to a person who makes a false allegation? Much will depend upon the full picture of all the circumstances. A happy or sad ending is possible for either. Caution is warranted. Beyond that that maybe a phone call would...Read more »
If it's a question about a Missouri case, you could post the question under the appropriate Missouri category so that a Missouri lawyer will see it, and perhaps answer it for you. In case you weren't aware, this was posted in Minnesota, the wrong state for the question.
Look at section 317A.205, which currently provides: "The qualifications and method of election or appointment of directors may be imposed by or in the manner provided in the articles or bylaws, provided that directors must be natural persons and a majority of the directors must be adults." It is...Read more »
So my bestfriend just got out of JDC on Dec. 29 2017. On Jan. 2 2018 my bestfriend and his friend were driving around and had gotten pulled over. His friend had stolen the car and my friend didn't know. So when they got pulled over my bestfriend got out and ran (They also had marijuana in the car).... Read more »
It sounds like the situation is complicated beyond what is written here. But form is written here, it appears your friend is possibly facing a felony charge in juvenile court in Minnesota, related to car theft, riding in a stolen car, or possession of marijuana. If he already has a probation...Read more »
I called the PD the night, I caught this happening. They said because she is still 9(4 days before she turned 10) that they could not do anything but recommend therapy. I spoke to my eldest daughter and she described in details where she touched my 4 year old and why she did it. I recorded this... Read more »
Children under age ten cannot be prosecuted for crimes in juvenile court, due to a statute that deems them incompetent at that age. It is questionable whether prosecuting ten year old and requiring them to register as predatory offenders for a minimum of ten years up to life, really is going to...Read more »
In Minnesota, a parent can Petition the Court for a Harassment Restraining Order under certain circumstances. Details can be found following links on this page from the Court: http://www.mncourts.gov/Help-Topics/Domestic-Abuse-and-Harassment.aspx
One can never know for sure the future consequences of our actions. But fighting someone outside of a combat sports athletic context could be charged as an assault crime in Minnesota. The severity level of the criminal charge could depend upon several factors, including the level of harm. People...Read more »
Will they mail it to me? Or how does it work.. I talked to the cops about it and they just kept saying “the instructions are on the back of the citation” but the thing is, they didn’t give me one, but they got my info down.. and they said if we don’t pay the ticket we’ll get arrested or... Read more »
If a police officer gives a person a citation, that person should respond as instructed in the citation. If a person does not receive a citation from a police officer, or a citation or court Summons in the mail, there is nothing to respond to. There is no third possibility.
Take a look at the citation. Does it say you need to appear in court? If unclear, you can call the court and ask. Probably you do, with at least one parent. Most people in this situation will go to court with the goal of keeping their juvenile record clean of an adjudication. Though non-felony...Read more »
I live in Minnesota and as I was 15 I was charged with a felony and was in adjudicated delinquent which from my understanding is the equivalent of the guilty verdict. My dream in life even before that was to become a police officer. And I've had very bad luck finding the answer online but if I was... Read more »
The best way to get a good answer to those question would be to ask the right person with the P.O.S.T. Board (police licensing agency in Minnesota), and the appropriate military branch (probably with the J.A.G. office, not a recruiter, for example).
It's a cancer organization located in Florida and I'm located in Minnesota I made a pledge of 35 dollars and I want to if I could get in trouble if I don't donate or could my parents get in to some sort of trouble.
I am unsure what it is you are asking, your child can obviously wear anything you want your child to wear. Are you thinking of a particular scenario or place where your child is being told not to wear the watch? More information is needed.
The charge is a 4th degree CSC that happened over ten years ago I have no same or simulars. I feel that the charge was wrongly tried I've also had to deal with two failure to register since then from paperwork errors on the states behalf and served 390 days incarceration that was not justly... Read more »
A criminal defense attorney can help you. However, know in advance that expungements can be a bit of a crapshoot and the rates of success tend to be low. With an attorney on your side, you can present a more solid case for the expungement. An expungement tends not to be an expensive case.
My daughter who is 16 was told by three girls they are going to jump her after school. My daughter then called her two cousins, they then came up to the school and confronted the girls. They were all yelling and screaming at each other when a teacher came out, grabbed my daughter and took her into... Read more »
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