My ex has said he’s trying to serve me custody papers but I haven’t seen any papers. He recently had trespassed on my dads property, he’s terminally ill and doesn’t want him around and nor do I as I feel he is stalking me. Can my ex have child custody papers served if I take him to court... Read more »
It's a little unclear if you are asking if you can be served at all, or if you can be served at court? The answer is yes to both. He cannot serve you directly, so even if you get an injunctive order against him to keep him off of your property, he can still have you served via a sheriff or...Read more »
They said that someone seen me breaking in something but they didn't use that video they used a video from the gas station show my clothes from that video that was wearing in that video are they allowed to do that without a warrant and without me telling they can take them
Supervised probation and 1 year unsupervised probation and having to pay private probation 50 a month is this not to harsh since the judge usually just assesses fines especially since it his first offense on anything. And someone that has been in and out of court for various criminal charges gets... Read more »
The Prosecutor has up to 1 year from the date of the incident to file charges, if it's a misdemeanor such as marijuana possession. It can take several months to receive the lab test results confirming the identification of the illegal substance.
My husband pled guilty to a crime in 2012 that he was not guilty of he She in fact was being shot in air lifted across She in fact was being shot in air lifted across town at a different address at the time of the burglary but his lawyer led him to believe that because he was on the person's... Read more »
It sounds like you recognize that the appeal deadline has passed. Most likely, the judgment is final and cannot be appealed, but I encourage you to sit down with a good appellate criminal defense attorney, even if you need to pay for the consult, in order to get a fact-based assessment of the...Read more »
case was nolle prosequi the case was wiped out the system then they was reissued no clear reason why they was dropped are reissued can they do this with no answer on when where and how this case was done this way they have a new case number and all on the case if you go into the lawyer database you... Read more »
Your post is unanswerable. Whether criminal justice is objective or subjective would necessitate a more specific question. Some determinations are subjective (whether to find a witness's testimony to be credible), whereas other determination are objective.
It depends on the violation and the Judge. For example, if someone on probation violates for the same offense that put that person on probation, then the Court is likely to look at it more harshly. Some Judges have a zero tolerance policy, but others may allow a defendant to remain on probation....Read more »
Bad check charge filed in 2015 for class c felong well new revised statues took affect January 1 2017 which made it a class e felony and i took my plea in feburary of 2017 so should i be charged with a class c felony or a class e felony
I have an 18 year old son who is in alot of trouble. I have hired an attorney to rep him in the matters in volved. He the attorney went to St.louis for us couple weeks ago and when i asked how everything went he said he will get one case dropped . I then spoke to him today he told me the judge... Read more »
16 year old previously has been charged for assault on the same adult (me). 16 year old is my boyfriends daughter . She has assaulted me a total of 9 times but only charged twice. This time it is assault with deadly weapon. Wat will happen to her ?
on house arrest the same day and couldn't make it to the court date so today is January 3rd 2019 and I'm at the transition center downtown st louis and I been here for 3 months so why the warrant just now popping up?
Police have to send their request for the ticket, summons, or criminal charge to the Prosecutor for review. The prosecutor then determines whether the charges will be filed. For misdemeanor cases, they have up to 1 year to file the charges
in 2013 I was pulled over in a McDonald's parking lot for a drunk person in my backseat. The police did field sobriety tests and told me that they didn't have any breathalyzers on hand and that they would be taking me to the county jail house to do a breathalyzer there. we got there and... Read more »
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