South Dakota Criminal Law Questions & Answers

Q: travel abroad LPR, misdemeanor for simple possession of 2 oz or less marijuana, 1yr max sentence, inadmissible?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Immigration Law for South Dakota on
Answered on Mar 12, 2018
Hector E. Quiroga's answer
Yes. The maximum amount you can possess is 30 grams, and 2oz is closer to 50 grams. If you leave you will likely have trouble returning to the US.

Q: pictures where taken with consent why else could they charge a person with this

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for South Dakota on
Answered on Nov 5, 2016
Paul Stanko's answer
What is your question?

Q: I was wondering if there is anything I can do to get my felony drug conviction reduced. I have finished my sentence

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Native American Law for South Dakota on
Answered on Nov 2, 2015
Robert Jason De Groot's answer
Probably not at this stage. Perhaps you should have a full discussion with a post conviction relief attorney in Albequerque

Q: I am 17 on A CHINS petition. what are the requirements for it to be void in south dakota

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for South Dakota on
Answered on Oct 18, 2015
Robert Jason De Groot's answer
You asked this in the criminal law forum. It is not a basic legal question, but one that requires research. Go see a local attorney.

Q: An attorney was requested before agents conducted an interview by the suspect but wasn't allowed and is this a violation

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for South Dakota on
Answered on Oct 13, 2015
Robert Jason De Groot's answer
It is probably too late to complain about this now. But go see a local criminal defense attorney to have a full discussion and figure out what options you might have.

Q: Is there a lawful Reminds office in Sioux falls that could look at un lawful indictments

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for South Dakota on
Answered on Aug 26, 2015
Robert Jason De Groot's answer
What is a lawful Reminds office? You probably need to go see a criminal defense attorney about this.

Q: Has any wife been convicted in South Dakota of raping her husband?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for South Dakota on
Answered on Aug 25, 2015
Robert Jason De Groot's answer
Your question requires legal research to answer. He should be willing to tell his attorney about it whether any wife has been convicted or not. Why is it that you are asking instead of him?

Q: what is considered an unlawful condition of a parole officer with regards to a parolee

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for South Dakota on
Answered on Aug 24, 2015
Robert Jason De Groot's answer
You are not going to get a list of things that a parole officer cannot do here. That would require a lot of research, it is not just a basic legal question. Hire an attorney for this.

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