I want to know what would happen because I was never aware of hitting that vehicle. I do remember driving that street that was very loud, narrow and full of wrongly parked cars everywhere
answered on Feb 17, 2020
Talk to your lawyer about making restitution and negotiating a more palatable resolution. Not remembering is likely not your best defense, especially if there is a credible witness who does. Hitting parked cars is not generally excused, even when they are "wrongly parked"
No statue of limitations and it’s been 4 years 5 months
answered on Oct 9, 2019
Depends on the statute of limitations and how much time has passed
answered on Aug 5, 2019
I don't see a question here. However, you are a minor, and if you are living at home, your parents are going to have a say as to who can come to their house. And while I understand that affairs of the heart can cause people to do and say many things, a judge is going to be very skeptical... Read more »
answered on May 14, 2019
They are more likely to prohibit you from using it. Speak with your court attorney to have them press your best arguments against such an order.
just had court for my 5 month old who was taken from the hospital, the judge said that we're going back to court in May for Trial deposition what does that mean???
answered on Feb 17, 2018
What is DEPOSITION?
The testimony of a witness taken upon interrogatories, not in open court, but in pursuance of a commission to take testimony issued by a court, or under a general law on the subject, and reduced to writing and duly authenticated, and intended to be used upon the trial of... Read more »
We live in Rhode Island
I was ordered to 40 hours of community service and take a driver retraining class and probation till 19 and ordered not to get my license till 19 and I have fulfilled all of the orders and im still on probation and i turn 18 next month
answered on Nov 20, 2017
Talk to your attorney about applying for a provisional license.
he calls me thru facebook and looks very worried and nervous but when i say i will come get him even though its not my day he says no it will just make it worse. his anxiety and stress just seems to be getting worse. he father and i have joint custody and shared placement since the divorce. his... Read more »
answered on Feb 6, 2017
Work with his counselor and your best to help establish healthy co-parenting support. If it becomes necessary to modify the custody situation, meet with and retain an attorney to assist you.
my girlfriend is trying to move out of an abusive home and move in with me, she just wants to be away from her mom who constantly belittling everything she does and treating her like absolute garbage while her mothers "boyfriend" screams and yells at her about what a useless drama queen... Read more »
answered on May 28, 2016
Technically, it is not legal to drop out of school at any age as the law provides for mandatory attendance - with few exceptions.
He will be 18 on May 13 and are court date is the 24th. He missed 23 days I can only account for him a couple of those days the other days is because he does not like certain classes in school and he started working with his dads business. Please advise, what we can expect.
answered on May 7, 2016
If he is scheduled to graduate this year, you may be able to negotiate favorable terms at the hearing. The best thing you could bring with you would be a practicing attorney familiar with the process and the law .
His dad neglects him, leaving him without food or even talking to him for days. His dad has attempted suicide many times and is severely depressed. He himself went through a cutting phase because of the neglect at home. His brother wants him out too and he basically raised him. His mom died at a... Read more »
answered on Aug 24, 2015
Sounds like he needs an attorney. Hopefully, he will find one - or his parents will find one for him.
answered on Mar 27, 2015
When you have a problem like this, it is best to see an attorney and retain them to assist you.
answered on Nov 30, 2014
Common elements of emancipation of minors are: 18 years of age and not disabled and completed high school, or married. Consult with an attorney to review your particular facts in private.
answered on Feb 25, 2013
If "processed as" an adult, they are no longer a minor ... and somehow the offense disappears. Most likely to be a civil offense with a fine.
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