You are innocent until proven guilty. If I ran a criminal background check on you today, you current charge would not show up as a conviction. But the court is empowered to set conditions for bond when you are suspected of a crime, which may include reporting to probation. Alternatively, they could...Read more »
I've come to the conclusion I cannot expunge a DUI in the state of Ohio. Therefore, I was asking if I could reduce the Felony that came along with it. Maybe try to get it reduced to misdemeanor? Keep the DUI but get rid of having to put I was convicted with a felony. This is felony is from... Read more »
If you are referring to reducing a felony OVI, yes there is a possibility of doing that WHILE the case is pending. The same is true for other felonies. However, after you have already been convicted, you cannot obtain a reduction because you have alread plead and been sentenced. Your case is...Read more »
You haven't listed or described a case. But generally, procedural posture is about describing where in the process of a case we are so it might say something like Defendant was indicted for such and such offense on such and such a date. The case was tried on such and such a date. Defendant...Read more »
Typically a no contact order in a situation like this would be imposed against the person charged. Meaning your brother-in-law cannot have contact with certain individuals. If you are one of those individuals (for whatever reason), he is prohibited from contacting you. He is also prohibited from...Read more »
do I legally have too ? my mental state is not the best and i do not think i would be able to face all of that ? also how often do these cases go to trial ? the person is charged 2919.25A DOMESTIC VIOLENCE- KNOWINGLY CAUSE PHYSICAL HARM (M1)
It depends upon the amount and type of drugs. If it’s a felony (any hard drugs), the statute of limitations is 6 years. If it’s a misdemeanor 2 years. Minor misdemeanor 6 months. It’s not uncommon for the government to wait for lab results which can take weeks or months to come back.
If you have been charged with child endangerment, you should get an attorney. If you cannot afford one, you can ask the court to appoint one. I do not know enough about your case to answer whether the State would drop charges against one parent if the other parent pleads. It does not typically...Read more »
You should clarify this with the attorney you already have.
In my experience, I am familiar with a court that will permit a reduction of an OVI when the prosecutor agrees, but only if the person is able to pay a portion of their fines at the time they enter the plea to the reduced charge....Read more »
Up against the wall. I had a light cig in my hand that feel on his chest. I finally got away from there. I did not call the cops I thought it was a family matter. This was Sunday the 25th. On Friday he calls n makes a report n on Monday I got a certified letter from court saying I have a asult... Read more »
Paid $600 for car I have title and keys. Also paid $300 for a trailer no title. Now the trailer is impounded and the person on the title doesn't want to sell it to me but her boyfriend already took my money
My mom file charges on my boyfriend and his brother saying they shot at the car this the first time my boyfriend been in trouble . My mom want to give him probation now she want to basically drop it but it’s to late they both in jail for something that never happened
They have sent me what they claim is a second notice (I never received the first) threatening wage garnishment, warrant, license suspension, etc. and only gave me 15 days to pay an over 1000 dollar bill. I called to ask for a payment plan and she said I have to ask my judge for time to pay.
I had know idea the medication I was prescribed would affect me the way it did. I cooperated and did a drug test and I think it got lost or something else because it’s been going on five months and the court still doesn’t have it back. The court appointed me a lawyer but I can’t get a hold of... Read more »
An OVI refusal occurs when the police ask you to submit to a test (blood, breath, or urine) and you say "no" or refuse to provide a blood, breath, or urine sample. If sounds like you consented to a test and provided a sample. If you have not received the results and have not been charged...Read more »
Yes, I recommend that you still go to court. If you fail to appear on the scheduled court date, the court can find you in contempt and issue a warrant for your arrest. If you want the charges dropped, I recommend contacting the prosecutor on the case, the victim's advocate (assuming one is...Read more »
Defendant pleaded not guilty after being arrested for drunk in public and open container, also trespassed and vandalized my wifes license plate but I did not see him do it, my neighbor did and i dont want to have to drag my neighbor to court
Very few misdemeanor cases result in the witness having to come in to meet with the prosecutor or testify in a court proceeding. I would say less than 2% of misdemeanor cases in New York State result in the witness having to appear in person. Usually, the prosecutor is able to interview witnesses...Read more »
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