If this is an arrest warrant it can be set aside/cleared by making an appearance with Counsel who can make a request (with the prosecutor present) for the Judge to set the warrant aside. (You can show up by yourself but typically retaining counsel will allow your Attorney to reach...Read more »
The kid ended up being 17 years old. I pulled out of line and threw a thin plastic, mcdonalds cup at his passenger window and left. He followed me even though I tried to lose him to my parents where my daughter was sleeping. He got out of his car making threats, so I grabbed a golf club and yelled... Read more »
If you are unsure whether the surveilance video cameras will show you causing damage to the window at the McDonald's then you can arrange with the young man to pay for the damage and make full restitution based on a written estimate he gives for the costs of the repairs and/or...Read more »
He wants to transfer the money straight into my bank account. Is this money then legally mine? Is there any legal action he can take if I don’t give it back? He has no access to my bank other then him having it transferred
If it is not a gift to you, then you are holding it in trust for him, and it would not be legally yours. But he would not have access to it, and if you refused to give it back, then he would have to sue you. If there is no signed agreement stating the terms by which you are holding the money for...Read more »
This is a bit up in the air at the moment. It used to be that having your record sealed in Ohio did not restore firearms rights and you had to follow a separate, civil application process. A few years ago they changed the language in the weapon's under disability statute and at least one...Read more »
She then was blocking me from getting a hoodie out of my room so I tried to move her out of the way. She was so inebriated that she tripped and fell and hit her forehead on the door jamb and got a black eye. My wife called the police on her because it was not safe to have our one year old son... Read more »
Prosecutors are loath to drop domestic violence cases simply because the victim’s story changes. That happens all the time. It sound like there may be at least one somewhat independent witness in your wife. You should work with a lawyer to present your defense.
With the incomplete entry you have provided, it is difficult to say if the defendant has already been found in violation or is accused of being in violation. But it means there is, at the very least, an allegation that the defendant has violated the terms of his or her probation.
You have not asked a question. But you should either hire an attorney or, if you cannot afford an attorney, appear at your arraignment, enter a plea of "not guilty" and ask the court to appoint an attorney to represent you.
A friend of mine said he had done work for someone but didn't have an ID to cash a check they were paying him for the job so he had it put in my name. I went to cash this check and the bank acted a little fishy over this check and wanted me to stick around to ask the owner if it was legit. I... Read more »
Yes you could be convicted. Your defense goes to your state of mind and not knowing the check was a forgery. That can be difficult to back up. The prosecutor will almost certainly be convinced you were in on it. You should get a lawyer.
I had to report to pretrial services on my OR bond I didn't I went back to jail! I had a new bond set used bail bondsman to get out ! Would the conditions be the same or would new conditions be set & me be informed because its a new bond
How an investigation proceeds is to a certain extent up to the discretion of the investigating officer. While there can certainly be arguments about partiality, if your wife witnessed the incident then she may be called upon to testify later. (Either as a defense or prosecution's witness)....Read more »
My daughter was with a person that confessed to theft but now the person is threatening to say she knew about the theft when she did not if my daughter does not pay for her class. This person told my daughter that if the $200 isn't paid this person will go to jail. Therefore my daughter needs... Read more »
She can change her story. It's kind of unlikely anyone will believe it. It sounds like she's already been charged and convicted and is now on probation. I do not think the prosecutor is going to want this case back.
A lawyer needs to review the case. This sort of question is highly fact and judge dependent. I've had judicial release motions granted for convicted rapists and denied for non-violent crimes. So much depends on the judge, what the individual has done with themselves in prison, and whether the...Read more »
I was a passenger in the car when a friend was pulled over. He allowed them to search his car and in the car was my purse which they found a rolled up $100 bill and a card with residue on it. I was not cited at the scene but told I have a charge "over my head" if I did not give them a... Read more »
Sort of. They can certainly charge you later, and they have a lot of time. But not whenever they want. If the charge is a misdemeanor, the statute of limitations in two years. If the charge is a felony, the statute of limitations is six years. From your description it sounds likely the substance...Read more »
Nothing gives the judge the ability to sentence someone over the maximum allowable prison term. But it is far more likely you misunderstand the maximum than that the judge did so. Review the matter privately with a lawyer.
I have a friend who is currently in jail facing new felonies. He left state while he is on probation. He has two felony 4s and two felony 5s that he is on probation for. He is facing 2 felony 4 on the new charge.
If you want to get some help finding cases that may be pertinent to your own, the best thing to do--unless you want to pay for Westlaw or Lexis Nexus--is to visit the library at the nearest public law school.
Facts are everything on a motion to suppress, but in a conveyance situation it's reasonably likely the inmate does not have standing. You and the other party involved need to be discussing this rather serious case privately with attorneys so you can go over all the facts and the law to find out.
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