Cary B. Hall's answer If you've already pleaded guilty, then no. If you want to contest your guilty plea, there are few appellate grounds to do so and those must be filed within 30 days -- but then you'll be headed for a trial if you will on appeal. And perhaps you get a harsher penalty or sentence if you lose at a new trial. My guess, however, is that you still want to keep the benefit of the plea deal but not pay restitution now, and that's not going to happen.
Kathryn Hilbush's answer You would contact the court house in the jurisdiction where the case took place in PR. Not having any more information, I can't suggest what are of the court you would want t start with.
Cary B. Hall's answer If the defendant has assets in Pennsylvania, then yes -- you can enforce the judgment against those assets. If no assets in Pennsylvania, then you can enroll Pennsylvania's judgment in Florida and attempt to collect the judgment there.
Cary B. Hall's answer It seems like you're responding here to an answer given by another attorney previously here on Justia - but what was the original question?
Regardless, you're going to be hard-pressed to have any attorney here on Justia "second guess" your existing attorney who knows your case, all of the factual details, etc. Without knowing *anything* about your case, the best I can suggest is that you request an office meeting with your present attorney if you're not satisfied with his...
Cary B. Hall's answer You're citing a criminal statute, but talking about bringing a civil suit. Two completely different animals, and you're going to have to pick one.
I suggest you contact the local police to inquire about bringing criminal trespass charges against your neighbor. They may, and they may not. If the cops won't charge (because they believe it's a property dispute best left to the civil courts), then you can consider whether or not to bring a civil lawsuit against your neighbors seeking...
Cary B. Hall's answer Anyone can sue anybody in court for anything. The question is, do they have a good case?
From the few details you've shared, it sounds like her case -- if any -- would be against your landlord, and not you. If she files an action in court, however, you'll have to go to court and tell your side of things to the judge. Don't miss the court date or she'll get a default judgment against you for your failure to appear!
I also see that you're asking your question from Maryland. If...
Cary B. Hall's answer Well, the problem is that you don't know who made the reports against you -- Children & Youth/Child Protective Services don't (and won't) tell you that. You might think you know who it is, but you won't get confirmation of it from the agency. And it'll be somewhat difficult to prove unless the person admits it to you or someone else.
So that makes it pretty difficult to file any charges or bring any action against such a person. And as far as I know, there isn't one person or entity...
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