Roy Lee Warren's answer It may depend on whose bag it is but generally, no, they must have probably cause to open the bag. Once the bag has been opened the MJ would give them probable cause. But the US Supreme Court is currently to rule on whether the police have the right to search cell phones. That may change things.
Daniel John Christensen's answer I am sorry to hear about your experience. I would suggest you contact a Board-Certified Criminal lawyer as soon as you can. We are Board Certified lawyers, however, we handle personal injury matters. If we can ever help you, please feel free to give us a call. 512-888-9999. Good luck.
Kiele Linroth Pace's answer Assuming both videos are shown to the jury, they will decide how to weigh the credibility of each recording. Expect each side to argue for the relative importance of their preferred video... or sometimes you'll see one side focus on the similarities between the two recordings and the other side focus on the differences. They may bring an expert witness to highlight flaws in the interview technique... or attack the credentials of the interviewer.
Kiele Linroth Pace's answer If you have been convicted in any court of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence then it is a violation of federal law for you to possess firearms or ammunition. US Code Title 18 Section 922(g)(9)
It is also a federal crime for a person to sell you a firearm (or even gift it to you) if they have reason to believe you have been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence. US Code Title 18 Section 922(d)(9)
This law was passed in 1996 and its Constitutionality has...
Roy Lee Warren's answer Well three days will probably not get you there as for damages. Section 1984 of the Civil Rights Act prohibits deprivation of rights under color of law but yo must prove damages. Sorry but I doubt you would have sufficient damages.
Timothy Denison's answer If they have a warrant for your arrest and you answered the door or they saw you inside, they can come in for the limited purpose of arresting you. That does not entitle them to search, seize or investigate any further than taking you into custody, though.
Grant St Julian III's answer You have 2 separate issues. 1) Are the allegations contained in the motion to revoke true, and, 2) before a hearing on the motion is held, can you be granted bond during pendency of the matter. I would have to review the motion to revoke on the first issue, and would have to know the history of your case regarding the second. Are you on probation for a burglary of habitation charge, or are you on probation for another charge, and the motion to revoke alleges a new burglary of habitation?...
Grant St Julian III's answer There is a myth about law enforcement not being able to cross State or County lines. If what this Deputy did was legal in New Mexico, then it is legal in Texas. You may contact a personal injury/civil rights attorney in your area and discuss the specific facts regarding any potential civil claim you may have, but from what you describe no violation of the law has occurred.
Jack Ternan's answer This is a fairly vague question; however, the phrase means that a person cannot be deprived of life, liberty, or property without due process. "Due process" means a variety of things depending on the situation.
Mortgages and probate can get quite complicated. You will need to consult with a probate attorney that also understands about property division in divorce. You also need to obtain a copy of the divorce decree in order for the attorney to review facts of the case.
Russ Hunt Jr.'s answer When a person wants to defend themselves the judge has to decide whether the person is competent in the sense that they understand the system well enough not to hurt themselves too badly. This is different from whether they are competent in the psychological sense.
Being incompetent to represent yourself simply means that you must be represented by a lawyer, and the judge will decide this without input from a psychologist or psychiatrist.
Paul Saputo Jr.'s answer A judge may reduce the bond if her attorney files a motion to reduce bond. It's up to the judge. If she has been in jail over a year, it might be a good time for a judge to consider a bond reduction, especially if the trial delay was the result of the state.
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