To avoid her possibly staying overnight to see the judge the next day regarding bond, I emptied my savings account to post the $5k bond. It created a bit of a hardship on my end. She has an attorney now. Even though we have already posted the bond and had her released, can we still ask the court... Read more »
Only the client can fire the attorney and give direction to the attorney on how to represent the client. Further, from your statement here, it sounds like the attorney is performing or performed his or her duties but perhaps the client/your friend is not helping his or her own case...It would be...Read more »
Discovery shows the exact info used to enter my husbands residents in Dec 2019 (we had been seperated over a yr) which had nothing to do with me. Boyfriends past record, & surveillance conducted at neighbors 4-5 blocks away, & a guy who claims to have purchased drugs from me the night he... Read more »
Whether you have a sound basis to suppress or keep out of evidence the contraband they found after entering your living space is a matter that should be discussed with a criminal defense attorney retained or appointed by the Court. If you don't already have an attorney, either pay for and...Read more »
Im on probation and my out patient counsoler recommended me for intensive Outpatient Treatment because I missed a few classes I also missed one of those so she then in turn contacted my probate probation officer and told her that I need intensive outpatient treatment she's and made me go to a... Read more »
If there is another treatment program that is a better fit and the person has been accepted into that program, then it is possible to transition a person from one program to the other. The person would want to coordinate with the probation officer to make sure they are also aware of the transfer...Read more »
I can't get ahold of my PD, and haven't been able to for several days. I would like to call the district Court and ask for more info about the plea deal, but I'm not sure if this would harm my case in any way. (Ex. Could this get back to the county attorney somehow)
Are you saying that you were allegedly shoplifting and you would prefer just to pay a fine rather than go to court? Generally, you are required to appear in court when charged with shoplifting. You will want to retain an attorney prior to your first hearing or appear at the hearing and request a...Read more »
My lawyer wants to do depositions, she got an approval from the judge. I dont want to do that because itll be more trouble. I just want to move to a different step or just asl for a plea deal. Can they do that if I request them to?
The party that requested the deposition can generally cancel the deposition. Whether this is in your best interest is another issue. If the prosecutor requested the deposition (or both parties requested it), then the defense generally can't just cancel the deposition. The prosecutor...Read more »
For a violation of probation, you can generally be sentenced up to the maximum jail time allowed under the original offense convicted of. Thus, if a person was convicted of a misdemeanor, the maximum jail time is generally the maximum jail time allowed for the misdemeanor, even if the original...Read more »
Many counties post their active warrants on their county sheriff's website. You could also do a case search on the Nebraska Judicial Department website if you believe the warrant is in Nebraska. https://supremecourt.nebraska.gov/e-services
I am 16 about to be 17 and I recently ran away from home and I have been keeping contact with my mom and she knows where I've been at but still doesn't want to take off my missing persons report, I have her consent and proof of it but she still tries to force me home.
A parent can contact law enforcement when their child is a runaway. Often a child is still considered a runaway even if the parent knows where the child is but can't get the child back to the parent's home. A person who is harboring a runaway can have criminal charges brought against...Read more »
I was accused of breaking my own door and was accused of having the snake here thr whole time when it wasnt. Then it magically appeared in my place in a toy box. I'm being charge with false reporting and trying to set my ex up when I was telling the truth. He claims my stories dont match up... Read more »
If you need assistance in defending against a criminal charge, you should request a public defender or hire a criminal defense attorney to assist you. From the facts you describe, you may have a good defense against the charge.
an incident from 1978 in which I was detained in Omaha, Nebraska and the following day I was released with no charges, not arrested, they gave me no paperwork. Now customs are asking for paperwork to show there were no arrest or charges. I googled my name and shows no arrests ever, how do I get... Read more »
It is common, especially in child abuse or neglect allegations, for a child to be questioned without permission from the parent. Whether it was appropriate in a specific case depends on the overall facts of the case.
My attorney did not fully look at the evidence prior to starting the facts of the dna results he said I better take the plea deal to limit the exposure to prison. Come to find out the results were not conclusive and stuck with the plea and sentencing on March 31st any thing I can do to get out of... Read more »
Not sure from the wording of your questions. If you haven't entered your plea yet, you don't need to go forward with pleading to something you don't want to plead to on 3/31. You can let your attorney know that you don't plan to enter the plea and want to go forward with...Read more »
My dad had been prescribed an opioid for a few years now. Recently, when he runs out, most of the time he gets some from a friend who is also prescribed it, instead of making a call and/or revisiting his doctor. I feel like it is something he should not be doing. What all can happen from this type... Read more »
Having or taking prescription medication that is prescribed to another can result in serious criminal charges. Depending on the medication and facts of the case, it can result in a felony charge and jail/prison time.
A class ID felony has a mandatory minimum of three years and maximum of 50 years imprisonment. Depending on the facts of the case, the charges could be reduced or dismissed. If you have a criminal case pending, you need to speak with your criminal defense attorney or public defender for advice at...Read more »
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