You can contact the victim/witness department of the prosecutor's office or the other party's criminal defense attorney. However, if you change your statement, you can be charged with giving false statements to law enforcement or other charges. It is ultimately up to the prosecutor, not...Read more »
I bought a carfrom a lady we both counted the money and then proceeded to write up bill of sale and sign the title the next day cops came and took my car and said the lady said I gave her fake money they checked the money in my wallet and seen I had no fake money I had just recently sold some land... Read more »
You need to speak with your criminal defense attorney about your best options. If I have a client who states they are innocent, I prepare the case for trial and try to gather the evidence to prove the client is innocent. If the client ultimately decides to take a plea deal instead of going to...Read more »
A Nebraska attorney could answer best, but your question remains open for two weeks. Part of the post may have gotten left off in uploading - the question is not fully clear. There's no guarantee all posts are picked up, but you could try reposting again. Do not include personal information in...Read more »
A immobile woman was found to have 2 broken legs, because the N.A. on the floor 4hrs. before my shift, had transferred her to bed, without assistance. She is now having charges brought against her. I am on disability and walk with braces and cane. My muscles are fading away slowly. In my... Read more »
You would need to talk with an attorney who practices in North Dakota if that is where the subpoena came from. At least in Nebraska, there are rules about having to compensate witnesses to appear at a hearing.
I have an email where counsel literally denies my request to take action because of indigent status. Can I be denied rights guaranteed by the constitution for asking the courts for a lawyer instead of paying one?
If offered a plea deal agreement to not testify on another criminal case on either the defendant or the states behalf, but can’t take the deal until the other defendants case is over, is it against constitutional rights of other defendant if they can’t call in that witness
The defendant can still call the witness as part of that defendant's constitutional rights to call witnesses. However, even if the witness is called, if the witness is a potential co-defendant, they may not have to actually say anything if the 5th amendment right against self-incrimination...Read more »
There are multiple mitigating circumstances that weren't considered and I have multiple character witnesses and evidence of how I treat my patients. I was in a room with another co-worker when the alleged abuse took place. We were dressing a confused and agitated resident for dinner and she... Read more »
I have seen charges for possession by a prohibited person filed against a person when the house they were staying in had locked-up guns in a floor of the home that the homeowner did not allow them access to, although technically they could have gone into that area of the home. They didn't...Read more »
Is it illegal for someone who is 18 and a ward of the State of Nebraska to run away from their foster placement if they aren't on probation and have no criminal cases pending? Especially if they deciced to run to a different state? Could anything be done once they cross that boundary into... Read more »
If a child is in foster care and runs away, the State generally has an obligation to make attempts to retrieve the child and then often has additional restrictions placed on the child so the child doesn't run away again. Encouraging or assisting a child to run away can be charged as a crime.
There isn't enough facts here to determine whether there was a violation or not. Did he have an active warrant or very closely resemble a person who does? Did a serious crime occur nearby and he matched the description of the suspect fleeing? Even if it turns out that law enforcement got...Read more »
A person can be charged if they make a false report to law enforcement. Law enforcement is often skeptical if a person contacts law enforcement and says they are victim of domestic violence and then later recants the statement. It is a common fact pattern for a victim of domestic violence to...Read more »
He is entitled to a pro bono attorney through the public defender's office. At the first hearing, the Court will ask him if he can afford an attorney. If he says no, the Court will appoint him an attorney pro bono from the public defender's office.
At least in Nebraska, once diversion is completed, the charge is dismissed and the file sealed. Thus, generally the charge and the diversion completion won't show on a standard criminal background check.
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