There are many considerations... how was their evidence recorded? are they the only witness? were they properly subpoenaed? why are they not showing up? how serious are the charges? is there a possibility that they will be able to attend court on a different date?
They did not indict til April 2019 after the two year mark my lawyer says that's not a problems 99-1-5 states different for Mississippi can somebody tell me what I should do or let me know if I'm.miss understand something
It really depends on the value of the motor vehicle. That being said, depending on some factors, you may be able to avoid jail time and even having this put on your record. I would highly recommend that you contact a criminal defense attorney to further discuss.
I want to join the NAVY. Im 28 (Joseph Lee Creel). I caught a Grand Larceny, 1st offense, non-violent charge in 2012. Got 4 years, 2 to serve & 2 on probation. Violated by not reporting. Sent back to serve 2 years of which I flat-timed (100% completed). Can I get this lowered to a misdemeanor so I... Read more »
It sounds like you were already found guilty, or at least pleaded guilty. If that is the case, then unfortunately, you do not qualify for it to be lowered to a misdemeanor. You may be eligible for it to be expunged; however, you will have to wait until five years after all terms and conditions of...Read more »
If it is simple assault, then it will be considered a misdemeanor; however, being that there is a deadly weapon involved, there is a good chance that it has been upgraded to a felony, which could carry some significant jail time.
Yes, this can happen in a countless number of settings. Since your question is in the Environmental category, here is an illustration of how the scenario you describe might materialize. A crew member of the deck department of a ship is on navigational watch as the ship transits a channel. He...Read more »
Only way I could see this affecting your parole is if you broke your lease and moved without letting your Parole Officer know of your new address. I would consult a Mississippi attorney to attempt to further delve into the situation.
The speedy trial right needs to be invoked by the defendant (your brother) and hopefully already was invoked at the time of his initial appearance. However, it is routine in certain counties for a defendant to wait beyond 270 days to obtain a trial.
You need to contact a criminal defense lawyer ASAP, so that he or she can try and get the conviction overturns and force the prosecutor to start from scratch. Most lawyers on here, including myself, offer free consultations to see how we can help; however, you need to reach out to someone sooner...Read more »
I was in target and took a $9.99 bracelet off of it's label because I thought it was a necklace and wanted to try it on. when I realized it was a bracelet I dropped the packaging and threw the bracelet in my bag because I was scared to leave evidence. as I was leaving an undercover employee... Read more »
A extradition waiver today. He was up for parole in July. So what I'm asking is first can they put another charge on him after he has already done his time in Alabama ? Second will the time he has served in Mississippi count for time served in Alabama? Thank u
Yes, they can charge him with commission of another crime in another state; however, he will likely not receive any credit in Alabama for his conviction in Mississippi, as they are two different states with two different sets of laws.
He needs to see about trying to contact a private criminal defense lawyer or get with his public defender. Some lawyers, such as myself, work with their clients to figure out a payment plan to cover fees and expenses; however, your brother will need to contact the attorney.
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