My boyfriend was arrested at 4am for a grand larceny 200$ or more. And destruction of private property <1000. His bond was immediatly set too 4000$. Would he be able to get out on the weekend or have to wait till a weekday to get bonded out?
So, on Christmas Eve, I was caught speeding. He said I was going 81 in a 45, but I THOUGHT I was going 70 TOPS in a 55. That doesn't make it right, but I genuinely had no idea I was going that fast or that the limit was so low.
He wrote me a ticket for reckless driving. It was on the... Read more »
Jail is very unlikely. However, if the reckless driving charge (a criminal misdemeanor) is not reduced to a traffic infraction, it could cost you major dollars in an insurance increase for the next 3 to 5 years. You should also check with the NC DMV to learn what they will may do if you are so...Read more »
If you don't want to press charges, you can contact the credit card company and ask them to cancel the card and any transactions your mother ran on the card. You may be able to file a civil lawsuit against her, but you'd almost certainly have to pay an attorney a significant retainer and...Read more »
Never really been in trouble. The total loss was less than 5,000 and it was done online ordering things. Only evidence is email of the person who used the credit card. 19, were Class 5&6 felony and rest is misdemeanor
Yes, it is very possible if the boy was badly injured. The 17 year old could be charged with Malicious Wounding or some other violent felony as a juvenile on a Petition with the local Juvenile and Domestic Relations General District Court. Contact an experienced criminal defense attorney for...Read more »
It depends. You'll need to speak with a post-conviction attorney about what your options are. Depending on how far along the process you are, you may be able to get the Commonwealth to drop the charges or you could withdraw your guilty plea. It all depends on whether you've already been...Read more »
Has been lying about living with grandparents and son is going to a different school in a different state. I currently have my son but don’t want to send back to grandma’s house because she does not have legal custody, do I have to?
Although you might think this is a criminal situation, it is a family law issue. (This section of the website is for those with questions regarding criminal offenses.) I will try to transfer your question to that area of law.
No, it will be charged as a Class 1 misdemeanor. This is punishable by jail time of up to 12 months, a fine of up to $2,500.00, and/or suspension of your driver's license for up to six months. You need to consult with an experienced traffic defense attorney. They can help you possibly get...Read more »
Depending on the facts and your criminal records, your attorney may be able to negotiate a favorable agreement with the prosecutor (Commonwealth Attorney) handling the case. It is possible that a good lawyer may get the felony nolle prosequi and the misdemeanor assault deferred for dismissal as a...Read more »
You may expunge the arrest if the case was nolle prosequi, dismissed or you were otherwise found not guilty (acquitted) AND you did not enter a guilty plea. If you entered a guilty plea as part of a deferral and the case was dismissed, you are not eligible for expungement of the arrest. The rules...Read more »
Your question is not clear. The burden of proof is the standard that the judge or jury will use to decide your case. The burden of proof varies depending on the type of case. If a party fails to meet its burden of proof at a trial, then that party will lose the case. Other than losing the case,...Read more »
In other words, I supposed I'm asking if he told on someone to keep himself out of trouble? Because when he had court finally after denying the plea they threw at him, convienantly, the officer trying to charge him, his father had passed away that day and did not show up to court. With the... Read more »
Your question is not clear and seems to involved several potential issues. You should consult privately with an attorney to discuss the specific facts and circumstances related to the case and the questions for which you are seeking answers.
As a felon you are not legally allowed to possess a firearm under Virginia law.
The issue of riding in a car is complicated because if the firearm is in the passenger compartment with you then you run the risk of being charged based on constructive possession. A basic example of this...Read more »
How much time remains before you are required to self-surrender? If you have a few days, I would recommend hiring an attorney. You and your attorney would appear before a judge and explain the situation and present medical records to the judge.
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