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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Probate for South Dakota on
Q: I’m on felony probation an this last year my dad committed sucide an I lost it my mind didn’t show up for po meeting an

She put warrants out for my original charges if I explain to judge what happen is it possible not to go to prison on a motion to revoke

Mark Ryan Thiessen
Mark Ryan Thiessen answered on Jan 6, 2020

You can't get the warrant withdrawn all by yourself. Call you attorney and approach in court with him to explain yourself. Expect to be drug and alcohol tested, so be clean. Also bring a death certificate and maybe the funeral information for the Judge. Sorry for your loss.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Employment Discrimination and Sexual Harassment for South Dakota on
Q: My coworker who drinks on the job strangel me with his hands

Said all natives and forineners should die

Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin answered on Jul 21, 2019

Thank you for sharing.

Hope you reported it to the police and your employer

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Immigration Law for South Dakota on
Q: travel abroad LPR, misdemeanor for simple possession of 2 oz or less marijuana, 1yr max sentence, inadmissible?

Hello, I am LPR, I am currently a student, I have a misdemeanor for simple possession of 2 oz or less marijuana(Jan 2016), max sentence is 1 year in SD. I received suspended imposition of sentence with no probation. This is my first offense, there is no offense ever since as well. I want to visit... Read more »

Hector E. Quiroga
Hector E. Quiroga answered on Mar 12, 2018

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.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for South Dakota on
Q: pictures where taken with consent why else could they charge a person with this

persons were in 6 year relationship and have recently split and female is false reporting

Paul Stanko
Paul Stanko answered on Nov 5, 2016

What is your question?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Native American Law for South Dakota on
Q: I was wondering if there is anything I can do to get my felony drug conviction reduced. I have finished my sentence

I was convicted of possession with intent to distribute while I was going to college in Albuquerque NM. The school I was going to was a Federal Native American College. The security guard said he stopped me because "smoke was rolling out of my windows" when I was pulling on to the campus.... Read more »

Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Nov 2, 2015

Probably not at this stage. Perhaps you should have a full discussion with a post conviction relief attorney in Albequerque

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for South Dakota on
Q: I am 17 on A CHINS petition. what are the requirements for it to be void in south dakota
Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Oct 18, 2015

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.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for South Dakota on
Q: An attorney was requested before agents conducted an interview by the suspect but wasn't allowed and is this a violation

Suspect was pleaded out in return for states evidence and no jail time on counsels' advice but nothing became of it, did do 4month and 3yr probation plus restitution 5,000 is this a violation of right to counsel?

Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Oct 13, 2015

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.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for South Dakota on
Q: Is there a lawful Reminds office in Sioux falls that could look at un lawful indictments

Husband is in South Dakota state penitentiary who needs help with this case

Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Aug 26, 2015

What is a lawful Reminds office? You probably need to go see a criminal defense attorney about this.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for South Dakota on
Q: Has any wife been convicted in South Dakota of raping her husband?

Has any wife been convicted in South Dakota of raping her husband? My friend is wondering if this has happened as it would give him a good idea of whether to tell his divorce attorney of how his wife keeps sneaking into the house and trying to rape him while he's sleeping.

Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Aug 25, 2015

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?

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

a no contact order has been implimented via the parole offficer (can have 3rd party contact and it is not court ordered) the individual was found at our residence 9 days after missing a pbt and now has to take up lodging at a location other than our home.

Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Aug 24, 2015

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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