This is my fifth misdemeanor shoplifting offense. The prosecutor offered 90 days jail time and would not consider a lesser no jail sentence. All of my misdemeanors including this one are over a year old and I have not been in trouble since. I have mental disabilities that caused the shopliftings... Read more »
Shoplifting is a bit unusual among NJ theft crimes in that it is subject to mandatory penalties, even though it tends to be a lower degree of indictable charge or even a disorderly persons like you are referring to. A third or subsequent shoplifting charge of any degree is subject to a penalty of...Read more »
My husband has been using drugs, and acting erratic. He's made suicidal references. He is diabetic and not taking care of himself. He has called our small children curse words. I want to know, since he owns MANY guns, in a safe I have no access to, how and what anonymous actions I can take to... Read more »
1. I would write down the specific behavior changes you have noticed with your husband in the past 6 months and how those changes have become more erratic ( and using specific examples with dates and time if possible) and why that behavior is causing you fear for your husbands actions having access...Read more »
Its generally it is a part of drug court as it is the evaluation part. That being said if you want to get drug court that means you have been charged with a crime and thus yes you need a lawyer to make sure you get the best result.
my fiance found a plastic pellet gun down the cushion of a chair in the resort and casino room that we were staying in, he took it to security who called the local cops who arrested him charged him w certain person and possession, the casino took his photo and banned him then security came up to... Read more »
If one owns up to the gun the other persons lawyer may be able to convince the prosecutor to reduce or drop the charges especially if the case is weak. That being said one gun can be the possession of two people so they may be able to prove the case and may not care if one of the parties owns up...Read more »
Additional facts may be needed to provide a thorough answer. The short answer is no. If you sought legal advice from your friend and he provided it, a confidential attorney-client relationship is formed even if you never hired your friend to represent you. All communication with him that falls...Read more »
You really need to retain an experienced matrimonial attorney to obtain a Final Domestic Violence Restraining Order against him and contact the municipal prosecutor to file criminal charges against him. During this pandemic, you have a choice of either seeing your attorney in person or by way of a...Read more »
It really is going to depend on the exact nature of the charges and how they were resolved. If it was a clean dismissal with expungment of the arrest, maybe. But I can see "anger management" getting flagged as a mental health exception. Without a criminal record there is nothing to...Read more »
The company said if I pay back the money that will be the end. It was a civil demand letter to be exact. They said they will not press charges or get the cops involved but I just want to know what can happen.
We would need to see all the evidence in the case to determine the best defense. That is why by law the prosecution must show the defendant the discovery prior to the trial of the case so a proper defense can be determined based on all the facts of the case for which we have none.
You should never send a document like that over a public website. If you need a lawyer to give you a second opinion on a case, you should seek out a lawyer for a second opinion and bring the document with you, otherwise you should ask his lawyer.
It would be the same as if you were an adult. It's a third degree case which subjects you up to 3 to 5 years in jail $15,000 fine probation and restitution as required by the court. If you do get charged to make sure your parents hire a good lawyer for you to reduce or eliminate these penalties.
I am the child who put forth the claim against my mother at the time the school unattended was involved and saved my life they called glouster county west division and I had a case opened but she the mother closed it I need the records for closure and to see if I can finally have some justice I’m... Read more »
I am not sure what type of court file you are seeking to gain access to but your starting point for access to “Closed Records” for old Criminal Court Cases and old Family Court cases is to county courthouse in the county where the court matter took place. When you call, ask who you need to...Read more »
I think you are on the right track you need to find another attorney. We are not supposed to give specific legal advise on this site. I suggest that you setup a 2nd opinion consultation with a lawyer, it may cost a few bucks for the lawyers time, but it may be well worth it for you.
The first makes it a disorderly offense to possess marijuana and the second outlaws possession of drug paraphernalia- such as hypodermic needles and marijuana smoking pipes . Both are disorderly offenses.
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