she is not awake and in no way gave consent for him to sign. I am her poa and have been motoring her bank account and paying bills for her. He did not tell me about it and is unaware I have a cess to her account. They are not married nor have children together, there is no joint account. What legal... Read more »
you need to notify the bank immediately if a check was paid on a "forged necessary endorsement"--namely her signature or the signature of the person using the check. He will have to put the money in the account. A problem may be that it sounds like he is in her house.
Last year I did this thing online that they said they will pay you for. I received the check in the mail. I went to cash it and the lady at the bank asked me how I got the check . I told her I got it in the mail. She said she needs to verify it. She took a copy of my ID and took my phone number. I... Read more »
The only way to get a felony warrant lifted is to appear in front of the issuing authority. They will process you and set bail. Its always a good idea to have local counsel as they can usually arrange to do everything at once which speeds up the process. There is no burden on the Commonwealth to...Read more »
There may be a protective order in your case, which could explain why you cannot have and/or see your discovery. However, you will need to know what the evidence is against you in order to make proper decisions in your case, so you can certainly ask your lawyer when she/he will be able to discuss...Read more »
My sons football coach was recently arrested on child pornography charges. He’s been investigated since August 12 and on August 17 his home was searched and evidence was taken that day. None of the parents were informed of this and he was still allowed to coach our children. Is this grounds to... Read more »
Charges are sometimes brought in these types of cases. There was a heavily publicized case in Massachusetts recently where a young woman encouraged her friend to kill himself and he did. She was convicted of charges for this.
I use to watch a child because the mother never took care of her child, I called services on her so many time because the mother would never take care of her child but after time I could no longer see the child the mother took her and was hiding and then now one person is going to court to get... Read more »
I'm not sure there's anything you can do but I do suggest that you consult in person with an experienced family law attorney to discuss this matter in detail. It's a bit unclear from what you've written but I'm sure in a face to face meeting it will all come out.
I'm not sure what you're asking. If you were a witness to a crime you can go to the police. You can't file for a Protection from Abuse order on behalf of a competent adult, even if he/she is your child.
To get more specific, me and him dated for about a month when I was 16 ( no sexual contact at all). However my mother found out and he left far away. I just turned 18 about a month ago and I contacted him because I still have strong feelings for him and we started dating again. Can my mother still... Read more »
She could certainly try. It would be very tough for a prosecutor to engage in a case like this because of the difficulty in proving any contact. There may be some charges for corruption of a minor but that would be again very difficult for them to prove. Keeping in mind that pressing charges is a...Read more »
In the most direct form the answer to your question is no. However, the real answer is it depends. Depends on your age, depends on the content of the message, depends on who is making the decision on legality, and it depends on how she views the message. If the messages could be construed as you...Read more »
My 9 yr old was thrown up against the wall, her feet were off and he had her by the neck - this was done by her father and she had difficulty breathing - the Child Protetive medicine doctor assessed this as strangulation - the DA asked to meet with my daughter in person. Is this a good sign that... Read more »
I would caution you not to read too much into such a meeting. These kind of cases are very delicate especially with a child that age. In all likelihood it may just be an assessment to see how well the child can testify or remember what happened. I would say it is potentially a positive step...Read more »
Police misconduct may be relevant in many different stages of a prosecution. If proven, it can affect their credibility in court which could enable you to win a motion to suppress evidence, or win an outright acquittal. Learn more on my blog -...Read more »
Your question is too vague to even begin answering it. You really should discuss this issue with a federal criminal defense attorney regarding the particular prosecution that concerns you and the investigation.
Not necessarily. There is no simple answer to your question and everything is fact specific and case specific. You really should discuss your particular circumstances privately and in detail with a federal criminal defense attorney.
This meeting that you describe is called a reverse proffer. It can be helpful for a defendant to understand the scope of the government's case. Keep in mind, however, that there is usually (but not always) additional discovery provided as you get closer to trial that would not be shown to you now,...Read more »
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