If the general public has reason and proof to believe that district attorney's offices/ law enforcement are being biased in their presentment of a case to a grand jury for indictment, what can be done?
Possibly nothing. But after Indictment the Defendant must defend against the charge. Improper Grand Jury proceedings might be argued at Pre Trial, Motion for New Trial or on Appeal. Without a clear Federal or State Constitutional violation that causes prejudice, no actionable error will arise....Read more »
I do not know anything specific about your situation. But usually for my Clients that have paid their Court Costs, etc. and have not violated Probation, I make a Motion in Court to Modify the Sentence to a remainder of Unsupervised Probation. The are almost always granted. Get your lawyer to file...Read more »
What will be my income if I’m taking to court my employer gave me 3 weeks to pay that money but I just got new job and no I won’t start until the 27th of May and I wont get paid until the 5 of June I’m in the state of Tennessee just need help
There are several different Felonies that could be charged, so the SOL's could vary from 2 to 8 years from the incidents. Also the charges could be State or Federal. Your Son might want to hire a competent attorney to examine exactly what occurred. A new phone without any type of social media is...Read more »
the bondsman failed to notify me of my courtdate after bonding me out. and insisted to lie about calling or sending me mail to confirm my courtdate. i had recieved a capius and had to file a motion to fix the issue. but now they are threatening to throw me back in jail because i told the judge... Read more »
It is your responsibility to find out your Court Date and show up to Court, not the Bondsman. Evidently you also do not have a decent attorney. Hire a competent attorney, go to Court, let your lawyer explain your failure to appear, be prepared to move forward on your Case that day, and if...Read more »
For most criminal convictions, a Range II is eligible for Parole after 35 % of the Sentence is completed. But many crimes carry 85 % + PEDs. It should state the specifics on the Judgment of Conviction for each crime.
My boyfriend has been in jail for almost 6 months now. He got arrested for drugs and guns and they sent the drugs off to see what they were. Tuesday the judge said he had time served and that Thursday he could sign his deal and get out Wednesday. However, the arresting officer was not there and now... Read more »
Your boyfriend was told by the judge that he (the judge) was not going to let him sign any deal or otherwise let him go home unless and until the arresting officer appears in court to testify. You are advised to hire a lawyer to try to subpoena the arresting officer for the July trial. If the...Read more »
Not sure what the Municipality or yourself has to do with it. Are you wanting the Condemnation of your own property? I assume you are the landowner and filed a Detainer Warrant. It appears you should have hired an attorney and got a Writ of Possession executed. Now nine months later are you...Read more »
Have your lawyer report the same to the Court through a Motion to Alter the previous Probation Order or Judgment of Conviction. This needs to be done tomorrow, and try to appear before the Court quick, whatever County he is sitting in. Call your lawyer tonight. If you do not have a decent...Read more »
We are married but separated and he got them for a visit but has not returned them. Police say since there is no custody they can’t make him return them. So how can I be responsible for the truancy? I have been summoned to juvenile court. He is at an unknown location so has not been served. Also... Read more »
You should still get a Subpoena issued for him today. That way the Court may believe your story that it his fault. I realize he is a Party already but that does not mean he has to show up everytime. You Subpoena him as a Witness for you. If he shows up, treat him as a Hostile Witness and cross...Read more »
The severity of the punishment for aggravated assault will depend on your intent when the assault occurred. For instance, if the aggravated assault was intentional, then you may be charged with a class C felony in Tennessee. This means that you could spend anywhere from 3 to 15 years in prison if...Read more »
They keep showing up numerous times a week without a warrant searching my home and harrassing myself and company. I was nice enough to let them search the first few times they came but now they keep coming 2-3 times a week claiming they don't need a warrant cuz of an anonymous call and cuz the... Read more »
My husband was picked up by Southaven, MS Police in posession of 12-14 30mg Oxycodone given to him by his mother, and it currently being held on $20,000 bond for 3 Felony Charges. 1 "POSS. OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE", and 2 counts of POSS. OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE WITH INTENT. What severity should I... Read more »
No, the Seizing Agency can allege to get a Forfeiture Warrant that the vehicle either was used to transport contraband, or that it is proceeds of an illegal activity. You need to request the DOS Hearing with the posting of Bond immediately if you want the vehicle(s) back.
It depends from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. It also depends on whether this is a first time offense for you. There is not enough information to tell you exactly what the District Attorney may offer and may be impossible for us to do anyway. You need to hire an attorney before you go to court.
My exs girlfriend filed a false report on me saying I was beating on her door and threatening to burn her house down. And my ex filed a report on my husband saying he tried running him over and was threatening him etc. Well the cop investigated and got my husband's alibi from his boss because he... Read more »
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