The short answer, I’m afraid, is its bad news for everyone. He’s gonna have a warrant issued for Cedar to peer and you’re on the hook for the bond at least for the time being if you signed surety papers or some promise to cover the bond if he fails to appear. I would immediately try to locate...Read more »
A “misdemeanor review” is a return court date that is set by the judge after someone who has been charged with criminal misdemeanor has been placed on probation. The review date is the return date to come back to court and provide proof that all probationary obligations have been completed....Read more »
There are numerous different scenarios where giving a false name or holding one self out to be someone other than their true identity can subject an individual to criminal prosecution. From equipping your vehicle with lights trying to imitate law-enforcement or some other state official to giving a...Read more »
i was 15 when i got the charge and i am now 18. the requirement says, “They must comply with all federal and state laws, pass a criminal background check” would i fail the criminal background check or does that only apply to felonies?
If you have a personal criminal record it will show during any state or federal criminal background check. Look into a possibility of expunging it under the state law if legally applicable with a local licensed attorney.
my friend was pulled over an informed that she had a warrants for both trafficking illegal drugs and also this said charge (stat. listed above) but has not had any misdemeanor or felony charges as an adult. can this firearm charge still be used and applied if her time they are saying she was... Read more »
In many instances a Judge WILL entertain an application or motion for early termination of a deferred probation provided all probationary obligations have been satisfactorily completed and fines, costs, assessments and probation fees are paid in full. You simply have your attorney file the motion...Read more »
If you haven’t hired a private attorney for him then the Court will likely have inquired as to his financial situation. If he qualifies as indigent, or unable to pay for a private attorney, they would have appointed a public defender. That’s who you need to contact. His attorney.
Criminal “Possession” of something is not always as straightforward as one might think. When you are looking at Possession of a controlled dangerous substance (CDS), or drug possession, it is not always the obvious situation where you are caught with the drug in your hand or pocket. It might be...Read more »
This is an incredibly common phenomenon in the criminal court system in Oklahoma and elsewhere. You bonded out …..somehow. It may not have come out of your pocket but it came out of someone’s pocket …your family, or a friend, or an acquaintance that was trying to help you. Now the judge is...Read more »
okay guy wanted to buy an old pickup we had, we agreed to a purchase and he gave me $100 to hold it while he got the money. Instead he came back and just took the truck. I still have the title he did no paperwork. The police said that he didn't steal the car I sold it to him for $100. That... Read more »
It appears you have a few issues that must be addressed. One is whether a crime was committed - which if so the police could enter the vehicle as stolen in the national database. Another is whether you had a valid contract with the purchaser. Third, is whether an actual sale of the vehicle...Read more »
You really should contact a criminal defense attorney in Missouri (I would try to find one in or around Platte County) with whom you can discuss this matter. Not sure if you are trying to determine whether you can post bond without going to jail or resolve your case in a way that keeps you from...Read more »
Technically - yes you can, so long as you store in such a manner he cannot have access to it. Be very careful in what he has access to since if he is found with access to it then he could be charged with possession after former conviction.
I’n most instances once your attorney negotiates an acceptable final plea bargain you can usually waive your trial rights (in felony cases you would also waive your right to a preliminary hearing), plead guilty (or no contest) and get started on your probation or agreed to punishment. You will...Read more »
Yes. You qualify for a full, arrest-records expungement based on the fact that you received a pardon. You will want to contact an attorney who handles expungements, discuss with the attorney your qualifications, and I imagine (based on recent expungement cases I have handled recently) you could...Read more »
I was pretty much bullied into opening the car door for my abusive boyfriend (now ex boyfriend) so he could load 2 weed eaters he had just stolen from a storage unit, into the back seat of his car. I opened the back door like I was told to, and Got directly back into the vehicle. I am being charged... Read more »
If you know about a crime, you go with them to the crime scene, you stay with them and you leave with them knowing what has occurred, you will almost always be charged as a codefendant. If you could show some coercion was applied to you, threats of some sort if you did not comply, and that you did...Read more »
This is a type of release granted by the Court (“Own Recognizance” bond), where the defendant is allowed to be released from jail or allowed to have a warrant recalled based solely upon his/ her own promise to reappear at court for all future court dates without having to hire a bail...Read more »
Using Google Maps and searching for the city will generally highlight the city in a different shade/color. Often, the municipality's website will have a downloadable map of the city, which should show you the outer boundaries of the city.
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