The police took his gun collection because he had a felon. He was trying to sell his guns to help pay for his legal bills. My brother committed suicide last week and I am the next of kin. I want to sell the guns to pay for his final arrangements. His gun collection was worth 10’s of thousands... Read more »
You have the right to ask, but it does not mean that the police will comply. I suggest that you contact the police chief of the District Attorney and explain the situation and see if they can accommodate you. If not, a lawyer may be able to help you.
A misdemeanor does not automatically close at the two-year mark, but if the prosecution has not already filed formal charges by that point they will be barred from doing so by the statute of limitations.
Boyfriend and I had an argument it became physical and my friend called police they made me write a statement and say I wanted to press charges... He sees judge in morning I want to recant but how do I do this?
Contact the District Attorney's office in the county where the case in question is pending and ask about filing an affidavit of non-prosecution. Clearing your warrant before you meet with the DA would be a good idea as well. Good luck.
I have a warrant they didn't take me as long as I made a statement and said I would press charges now I regret it and want my bf home he has court in the morning and they filed a 30 day no contact order what do I do?
You may make any statement you desire; what the State does in response to any such statement is another matter. You cannot force dismissal of criminal charges or removal of a protective order. Talking with an attorney would help. Good luck
I landed a drone in nrg parking lot when they were closed. The drone messed up and did an emergency landing. They took my drone and told me they wanted to check the footage then they would return my drone the next day. The next day which was september 16 they kept give me the run around. I found... Read more »
Unfortunately, it might not ever be released if it is evidence against you. You may have both civil and criminal liability for the use of the drone, and it is a more serious crime if the facility is classified as critical infrastructure. Your best bet is probably to convince Joe Walters that you...Read more »
Police can ask anyone anything they want anytime anywhere. What can be done with the information and whether it will be admissible as evidence in any court proceeding is another issue. Talk with your attorney.
I was charged with a class A misdemeanor for assault causes bodily injury family member after a domestic dispute with my wife in which I reached for the remote from her and grabbed her arm to retrieve it after she would not give it back. She called the police and later called back to have the... Read more »
The State can prosecute a person believed to have committed a crime even if the alleged victim tells them that he or she does not want the case prosecuted. You will likely need to have a lawyer to help you in this situation. If you are in our geographic area, we would be happy to help....Read more »
Hello all, I’ve been trying to find some answers but it’s been really difficult, I’m broke right now and can’t afford a lawyer, and this incident happened over a year ago but I’m just now getting information in the mail. I’m not... Read more »
You can be charged based on the officer's belief but you can only be convicted if they can prove it beyond a reasonable doubt or if you give up and take a plea. Don't "no show" a court appearance because they will doom you faster than anything.
The dad i baby sit for got his work trailer with everyone he owns work wise in it stolen last week. Over 30gs of work tools. We all know who did it and the police have video that a neighbor recorded of it happening and so does the apartments. Clear as day you can see who it is. But the cops... Read more »
He could talk to a supervisor or detective at the law enforcement agency and ask them to reconsider. He could also potentially hire a local attorney to file a civil lawsuit against the person who took the trailer.
Unless the trailer was homemade, it was probably registered and had a VIN...Read more »
I was sentenced 2007 to 9 yrs in prison and i was release Aug 2012 on parole and completed parole in Feb 2016 and I wanting to know how do I know how old my charges are. I am trying to apply for jobs and it says on that after 7yrs that you charge doesn't show up on a background check and I am... Read more »
The case will ALWAYS show on a criminal background check unless you are pardoned by the Governor of Texas and then file for an expunction. There is a seven-year rule for negative information on a credit report. The confusion comes from the fact that some employers use the fact that a credit check...Read more »
When the county charge , is was unlawful because , there is a lot wrong doing it had happened between me and my other attorney they didn't notice me and consequences of immigration but today they give a fibber to the court that they've been explained to me about immigration, now I am... Read more »
I can't tell if you are asking about a case from Texas or Minnesota but I can tell you that Texas has a very short period after a case is resolved to start the appeals process so you should probably start calling attorneys who take criminal appeals ASAP. If it has been more than a month you...Read more »
It sounds like she needs a good attorney and a lot of luck. Her parole could be revoked on the old charge and that could send her back to prison to finish her sentence on that old charge. Regarding the new charge, her sentence could be NOTHING if the prosecutor drops the case or can't prove...Read more »
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