Patrick DiChiro's answer Without knowing facts of abuse claim, I would be careful in presenting any evidence to the police. Particularly, I would not offer a verbal or written statement. If you have documents that exonerate you, you may want to obtain counsel in order to negotiate with the police. I would not do it yourself.
Matthew Williams' answer It depends if the charges stem from one incident or a series of incidents, and whether you’re charged with weapons under disability in state or federal court. Also, your example indictment doesn’t have a charge for weapons under disability. Gun specs (which are different from weapons under disability charges) for the same indicent would merge for sentencing.
In any case, it sounds like you need to get an attorney ASAP. An indictment like that could put you in prison for many years.
Patrick DiChiro's answer First off, I am not sure why the court date has been changed. But, if the matter happened when he was a minor, then he will be charged as a minor.
Aggravated Assault is a Felony of the 4th degree. Generally not serious enough to try a youth as an adult. So, that would be my take on the matter without knowing all the facts. I believe they will just treat him as a juvenile. Which means that the court has jurisdiction over him until his 21st birthday.
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Matthew Williams' answer For one thing, the children involved would have no way of even understanding the purpose of the pictures and therefore no way to offer informed consent. For another, people act on their desires, particularly when those desires are confirmed as being appropriate, or tolerated. For another, there is no good way to determine which images involved force or coercion. It’s arguable that all such images are forced since the child cannot understand what they are for invloved in.
Matthew Williams' answer Your husband needs to get a lawyer as soon as possible. Without knowing a whole bunch of other information, it is impossible to say whether the confession will get tossed or what other defenses he may have but the charges are quite serious.
Matthew Williams' answer If there’s a warrant. There probably isn’t an issue with the SOL. That’s the time they have to charge you, not to catch you or try you. But plead not guilty and challenge the state to prove its case. I doubt they can turn up the witnesses or other evidence after so many years.
Matthew Williams' answer The defense can’t require any testimony from the state. But the law requires the state to prove its case beyond a reasonable doubt. Which means the state must prove the defendant knowingly caused serious physical injury to the victim. So they’re going to put on some testimony. None of those elements necessarily require an expert or forensic tech the way say DNA matching does. If seven people from a party testify the defendant, drunk, attacked the victim stabbing him in the face with a knife...
Matthew Williams' answer The punishments folks face on misdemeanor charges depend very heavily on the individual's history and the personality of the judge. A first time theft offender almost always gets probation, but there are some judges who do give jail time even on a first offense. If the charge is a misdemeanor in Ohio, the amount cannot be more than $1,000. Otherwise, you get into felony territory. Still, probation remains the most likely punishment for first time offenders or those with limited history. You...
Brian Smith Esq's answer It sounds like the employer deposited too much to your account. When they discover the error they can and will take the money back. you might build some good faith by letting them know of the over deposit.
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