Police came to my house and looking for my husband and arrested him with a property damage warrant from the county 2 1/2 hours away. How long does the other county have to pick him up until he has to be released?
Also, will he be released with a fine when he sees the judge when he gets to... Read more »
In normal circumstances he cannot be held for more than 24 hours before being picked up or a bond being set. That is assuming that this is the first time that he is being arrested and this is not an arrest on a bench warrant.
My wife was also charged with DV2nd and she has got a plea deal in the mail my solicitor wont even tall to me we both my wife and I signed a document stating we wanted to drop the charges but my solicitor want even talk to me I am worried I really sont have the money for a attorney
Most attorneys that do criminal work give free consultation. It would be good to go speak to an attorney in your area about your situation. If you cannot afford an attorney the public defender may also be an option for you.
I'm sorry your question went unanswered for three weeks. If your son is still looking for an attorney, you could go to the Find-a-Lawyer tab above - there is a section "Native American Law." You could also run your own independent searches online, or you could visit the website of...Read more »
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Trafficking is a violent crime under SC Law. Under our sentencing scheme, your husband is eligible for parole after he serves 85% of his sentence. Based upon what you have stated here, he would be eligible for parole after 5 years...Read more »
How do we go about this legally and without him hurting her? She's scared when she tells him to leave that he's going to get angry and try to hurt her. The last time she called the police on him, he told the police they were married and made it seem like she had mental issues, which she... Read more »
(E)(1) A person commits the offense of assault and battery in the third degree if the person unlawfully injures another person, or offers or attempts to injure another person with the present ability to do so.
(2) A person who violates this subsection is guilty of a misdemeanor, and, upon...Read more »
When you find out you have an outstanding arrest warrant for yourself, the first thing to do is find out the specific terms of the warrant. Is a bond set with the warrant? If so, how much is the bond and what are the terms of the bond. If you can post the bond, you can avoid going to jail....Read more »
It’s always a god idea when you have be charged with a crime to contact a criminal defense attorney in the area where you were charged. That lawyer is going to be in the best position to work out a deal with the prosecutor, get you into a diversion program, or take your case to a jury if needed....Read more »
A South Carolina attorney could answer best, but your post remains open for a week. As a GENERAL matter in ANY jurisdiction, it could depend on the restriction. Nationwide, Departments of Motor Vehicles enforce different classes of restrictions, covering things such as hearing aids, shoulder...Read more »
I retained an attorney for criminal charges. The prosecutor refused to lift the bench warrant. My attorney said he filed and are waiting for the prosecutor to send over all the case files. How long does this process usually take?
It can mean a few different things but most likely it means that the person is being charged with a shoplifting under the South Carolina property crime enhancement statute which make a normal misdemeanor shoplifting turn into a 10 year felony. This occurs when a person has three of more property...Read more »
They didn't arrest anyone or nothing an investigation came out an kept me an the passenger there for hours before finally letting us go an taking the property that we had an could prove we took them off junk vehicles that was owned by the passenger of my truck is this ok for them to do
A South Carolina attorney could answer your question best, but it remains open for four weeks. As a general matter, catalytic converters attract bad attention due to their theft for the precious metals they contain. Although your transport of the converters was legitimate as metals recycler,...Read more »
I was fired for theft. This is my first offense. I wasn't arrested, but I was told by an officer that they would call me and turn myself in. He told me I would likely not see jail time, and the judge would offer me different options for repayment of my new debt to my former company. I really... Read more »
If you are turning yourself in to law enforcement you should always have an attorney with you. Only an attorney is in the best position to work out the details of any agreement with the state. Just remember that any admission or promise to repay could be used against you down to road. At the very...Read more »
My boyfriend was arrested 3 days ago. He was arrested at a traffic stop for a bench warrant he had for a prior drug possession charge that he skipped court for a year ago. Every time I call to see if he will be up for bail hearing they say he is still on hold. They said the arresting officer has... Read more »
A bench warrant is not like a regular warrant. Your boyfriend will be held until he is brought before a judge, and the judge vacates (removes) the bench warrant. In order for the court to do that, and to assure that the court is going to want to know that your boyfriend has been...Read more »
I am looking for a lawyer right now but I am interested if there is anything I can do prior to court to give me the best chance of getting both charges off my record in the near future. I am in college and have court on 11/18 and leave to go home to Pennsylvania 11/24. I am scared that because I... Read more »
This offense is not eligible for expungement. Unlawful Neglect of a Child under the South Carolina’s Children’s Code is an offense that can result in a prison term of up to 10 years and/or fines decided at the court’s discretion.
Without knowing this, specifically whether you entrusted her with the birds and she refused to return them, whether she broke in to somewhere and took them without your permission or knowledge, etc., it’s impossible to examine whether there is a...Read more »
No, it is not a crime of violence per 16-1-60. It is considered a non violent crime, and while it is classified as a misdemeanor it carries up to 3 years in prison. So any conviction, regardless of the imposes sentence could impact your federal rights to own and possess a firearm.
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