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Q: Does a ND attorney have to appear in front of a judge to file a motion for a percentage bond?
Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Oct 7, 2015

Um, that is how it works, you hire an attorney for a case, and the attorney does what is necessary in representing you. That would include filing a motion for bond, if necessary, and setting a hearing.

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Q: what should my son plead in his case which he is charged with drug paraphenalia?

He received his first ticket for this in Oct of 2014. He received another ticket for the same thing in April of 2015. He hadnt gone to court for the first one yet when he got the second ticket. He went to court on the first charge in May 2015 and received probation and was instructed to get a drug... Read more »

Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Sep 19, 2015

He needs to talk to the attorney who was appointed to represent him.

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Q: I was questioned by police while getting gas then asked for licence and search for no reason? how is that legal?

a highway patrol stopped next to me at the gas station and began questioning me about the owner of the car and asked for my license..I said i didn't have it and then pursued to ask to search the car which was not in my name. where was the probable cause? I was practically bullied into... Read more »

Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Sep 8, 2015

You say that there was no reason, but I will bet that the cop will say something totally different. Hire a criminal defense attorney if you were charged with a crime. The attorney will learn all the facts, not just your position, but the cop's position as well, and represent you accordingly.... Read more »

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Q: why did I get questioned while getting gas without probable cause? I did nothing wrong.
Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Sep 8, 2015

Attorneys deal constantly with facts and the law. Without knowing the facts, we are at a strong disadvantage in attempting to answer any questions.

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Q: If I got arrested for apc and refusal to take Breath test. Why am I being charged with a dui.? In north dakota
Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Aug 31, 2015

What is apc? People are charged with crime because probable cause exists.

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Q: Is it possible for a non-government person (private citizen) to file criminal charges in federal court?

There is a woman in Los Angeles who has violated federal law, but the United States Attorney there has chosen not to prosecute her.

I have enough evidence to bring her to trial.

Can I myself file a criminal complaint against this woman on behalf of the people of the United States of America?

Adam Studnicki
Adam Studnicki answered on Aug 4, 2015

Criminal cases are brought be prosecutors. A local lawyer can confirm.

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