It sounds like your husband received a summons from the court notifying him that the Prosecutor has charged him with committing an offense. It's most likely just a minor traffic violation or parking ticket, since it states that he doesn't have to appear in court.
A cop showed up at my residence asking for me and if I was driving that day then said he saw me earlier that day. He sidetationed me for suspended licens is that legal if I wasn’t even in the vehicle at the time?
Yes, the police officer can give you a ticket for driving while suspended if he saw you driving and your license was suspended at the time. The Prosecutor has up to 1 year from the date of the incident (for misdemeanors) to decide to file charges against you.
If you were charged with possession of 10 grams or less of marijuana, then there is no possibility of jail time. If it's 35 grams or less (but more than 10 grams), then there is a possibility of 1 year in jail. You can check your terms of probation, but usually it states that if you break any law...Read more »
My fiance and I are co-defendants in a criminal case out of Osage County, MO. I have been charged with 2 Class D Drug Possession felonies. My fiance has been charged with the same, along with a Class D Unlawful Possession of a Firearm (not federal) and a Class D Unlawful Use of a Firearm (but he... Read more »
If a vehicle is pulled over and searched and drugs or drug paraphernalia is found, the police officer may charge everyone in the vehicle with possession of drugs/paraphernalia. It's called Constructive Possession, where they assume everyone in the vehicle was aware that the drugs were there and...Read more »
My brother was recently arrested and charged with first degree burglary a few weeks ago. He was in jail for 4 days and he was released and has been out for about a week and a half now. He has court one week from today and I’m not sure what the minimum sentence he will get is. He’s 17 and lives... Read more »
If you did not plead guilty or not guilty and the judge gave you a continuance so you can hire an attorney, then the $532 may be "restitution" that you are required to pay back to the person or company that you stole from. In any stealing case, the defendant is required to return what he stole or...Read more »
It sounds like what you're saying is that you violated a municipal stealing ordinance, you pleaded guilty, and then the judge assessed a fine & court costs of $532 and gave you a continuance to give you more time to pay. If so, it means the fine is $500 and the court costs are $32. It also means...Read more »
Now 15 years later here in Missouri me and my ex are in a child custody battle and she brought this up and now they are trying to charge me with failure to register as a sex offender. How is this possible??
A bunch of reports from an kid and his friends said that I was threatening to fight him and the new law from 2017 says fighting/bullying can result in a class e felony. When I was pulled in I was cooperative and then was told that legal actions will be taken place. I told the principle Im not going... Read more »
Yes, jail time is a possibility when you get charged with stealing, even though you are paying your employer back. You will need to hire an attorney to represent you if you want to avoid having a conviction for stealing on your criminal record.
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