I am an INSURED driver, but I borrowed a friend’s car for one day when my husband was using ours. I was not aware that my friends car was uninsured! I caused a fender bender and the officer asked me to provide insurance. After calling my friend, I learned he didn’t have any. Now I must appear... Read more »
Read your own Insurance Policy. See if it insures you driving another's car. If it does, then make a Claim on your Policy and provide the same to the Prosecutor at Court. If not, be prepared to become financially responsible to protect your TNDL.
He was sitting in a car in the street in front of his friend's parents' house. The officer said he smelled marijuana and took a small amount of marijuana from my son. His friend's parents confirmed that he was staying with them. His citation is for simple possession (39-17-318). Now... Read more »
If Marijuana was found on your son then he could be charged with Simple Possession of a schedule VI drug. These type of cases are not usually dropped. It sounds like his first court date is an appearance date which is a formality to give defendant's their trial dates and possibly apply for an...Read more »
You need to check the final disposition on your Warrant. The Sentence must be completed prior to the Judge Dismissing the Charge. Then you can file the request to Expunge the Records. It is not automatic.
The Friend with Charges should hire a competent attorney to represent him. This is probably a very serious Felony which may result in lengthy incarceration. Money and time expended now will probably significantly mitigate the Sentencing.
I can only assume that DVO means a domestic violence order. There are exceptions if what you are referring to is an order of protection action, however you need the assistance of an experienced family law attorney. Do not respond with any specifics of any allegations as social media such as this...Read more »
I do have a past record.dui in2011 over alcohol. DUI second offence was in 2012. Driving on suspended....... I wasn't ordered to have the interlock untill the second one. I paid all my probation, fines, and my reinstatement fee. But i just got a job right before i was pulled over. So... Read more »
Yes it is possible to get things worked out. If you can afford an attorney then it is smart to hire one to help walk you through the process and make sure everything is completed to obtain your license. An attorney can help you obtain a waiver of the interlock device fees as well as negotiate...Read more »
Obviously an aggravated enhancement of a felony is at least two levels higher than an attempted crime. Exploitation of a minor is a lesser included charge of the Aggravated Exploitation. An attempt is arguably not a lesser included charge of anything but is one level lower than a choate crime.
Certainly until a trial and acquittal. If someone is held without bond, then he needs a lawyer. You file a written Motion To Set An Appearance Bond. It should be a written Motion even in General Sessions. In the meantime, the Defendant must calm down and act very nice and respectful.
It depends on the facility. Some rehabilitation facilities allow for the mother and baby to stay together. Your best bet is to hire an attorney to help find the best rehabilitation place and to defend you in the child endangerment charge. Good Luck.
I had no clue it was stolen. I had took picture of it and posted it on Facebook. The next morning I had police at my door. We loaded it up and took it back to the person it was stolen from. The man took it back but now the police are looking to charge me. What would be the charge?
Yes. My understanding is -So long as one of the parties to the call "gives consent" then it is permissible. Since the other person "consented" it was permissible. A third person cannot record the call without the knowledge of the participants to the call.
there was an original charge of simple assault, to which the defendant wanted to plead not guilty. case was sent to circuit court and a court date was issued. no notice of the date was received by the defendant and ultimately he was arrested for failure to appear. after 75 days incarcerated he... Read more »
Unfortunately, you cannot fight for credits if the judge has decided he doesn't want him to have them. He needs to hire an attorney to find out why the judge stripped them . Additionally, the attorney could file a petition for a suspended sentence to bring all the favorable facts you discussed...Read more »
Assuming the criminal judgment involves Restitution, a convicted defendant on Probation will want to pay all Restitution and Costs first so he does not violate Probation. The civil judgment should be recorded as a Lien and pursued subsequent to the Restitution recovery. If the civil judgment...Read more »
I suggest hiring an attorney to discuss the issue with the District attorney. If the DA isn't willing to set a bond then your attorney can file a motion for a bond hearing with the Judge. It will be difficult to get a bond if its a second violation but I have seen it happen. It depends mainly...Read more »
The victim showed up at the defendants residence me and my boyfriend and wont leave so i made him leave so he wouldn't get in trouble is that not violating the order for the victim to come to the defendants residence
The defendant needs to call his/her attorney, police, as well as document and save any proof that the victim made first contact. The victim does not have bond restrictions from seeing the defendant, However, the police and attorney need to be made aware of the situation to protect the defendant.
Yes, you can be charged with implied consent which can result in you losing your license for a year. However, there is case law on implied consent and if you actually performed a breathalyzer test then you can likely get it dismissed. I'm sure there are more facts to your case. It is...Read more »
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