Matthew Williams' answer This isn’t really a legal question. Know that anything sexual before you turn 16 can get him into really bad trouble. And between 16-18 he would still be at some risk of being charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor, though that risk is not nearly as serious as being labeled a sex offender as he could be before you turn 16. Ultimately, it’s up to you two decide if you’re going to be together.
Matthew Williams' answer Technically, nothing. But a business without someone at the helm is seriously endangered. I would suggest you all get together with the owner and a lawyer to ensure the business operations will pass on to someone trusted. Obviously, the boss here needs a lawyer for the criminal side too.
If so, the Feds won't pick him and take him to federal court until that case is resolved .
When he goes to federal court he will be appointed counsel. There is a procedure in federal court called removal. He could decide if he wishes to waive an identity hearing and he wouldthen be scheduled to be taken to Florida
Matthew Williams' answer It is illegal for the casino to rig games in a way specific to some individual or jackpot, yes. But, the games are rigged the regular old legal way so any long time player is bound to be a loser. Look at the machines. They actually say on them things like "This slot pays out 97% of all wagers," which means it returns 97% of your money over time slowly eating you away until you have nothing.
Matthew Williams' answer It’s unclear from your question where the expunged case is appearing. If it is on Justia, any request to remove it would need to go to the website’s management team. This forum connects you to Independent lawyers in the community. I doubt the website people will see it. Also, I suspect more information will be needed.
Matthew Williams' answer You can be punished by law for beating on anyone. Assault is illegal. How old are these boys? Perhaps the police believe this situation is better handled by parents and teachers than police officers and judges.
Matthew Williams' answer Yes, but not a lot of evidence. The government has to convince the grand jury there is probable cause to believe the offense occurred and the accused committed. That equates to some reason to think the accused may have done something. Considerably more evidence is required to obtain a conviction.
Matthew Williams' answer If this person was caught or turned himself in, he would be booked and processed, a court date would be set, and he would either make bail or sit around in the jail until that date.
Matthew Williams' answer Every attorney sets his or her own fees, and prices vary considerably. You might be able to find someone to take it for $5,000. But, real quality representation is going to start closer to $25,000. If you’re able to afford private counsel, set up some meetings or phone calls to interview potential attorneys.
Grant St Julian III's answer If the sexual contact occurred in Ohio, you must ask this question to an attorney licensed in that State. If the sexual contact happened in Texas, a felony has occurred. See Texas Penal Code Sections 21.11, 22.011 & 4.3.25. Also, in Texas, you must be 18 to get married, regardless of parental consent.
Linda Simmons Campbell's answer If you owe taxes you will be assessed penalties including failure to file, late payment, and possibly underwithholding as well as the interest due. File the returns and then request a penalty abatement. The IRS usually will grant an abatement request for the first year or if you have a compelling reason for not filing your taxes, they may grant you one for all years. If you cannot pay the amount due, you can request a collection alternative. If it a substantial amount that you cannot pay...
Matthew Williams' answer They rather regularly update those websites. A large drug trafficking case can mean multiple first degree felony charges (3-11 years each), a major drug offender specification (additional 1-10 mandatory years), and the potential for gun specifications to add more mandatory time. Those charged need to get lawyers ASAP.
Matthew Williams' answer Not necessarily. While this may provide some useful ammunition for your defense, the questions when police conduct a search are more complicated than simply whether or they can prove the dog hit on something real. You should be working with an attorney.
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