Every court is different on how they treat 92 in a 70. Some courts give jail time, others convict and suspend the license but don't give jail, and many others will reduce with community service/driving school. Talk to an experienced traffic lawyer in the location where the offense was. Once you hit...Read more »
A Va state trooper pulled him over for a broken tail light, then found out he was not old enought to even have a learners permit. He wrote him 4 tickets...driving without license, broken tail light, loud exhaust and no seatbelt.
How will this effect him getting his learners permit? Since... Read more »
His case will be in the juvenile and domestic relations court in the jurisdiction where he committed the offenses. The main one to be concerned with is the driving without a license because that's a misdemeanor. Many judges would continue the case to let him get his permit and consider dismissing...Read more »
You should contact an attorney as soon as possible. An attorney would be able to assist you by getting all of the facts of your specific case and determining what bases there are to challenging the stop and search as well as any other possible defenses. After reviewing all of that information as...Read more »
Has caused the girl to get two stables in her head so they are giving her a felony which is dropped down to misdemeanor only if she is good in school out of school no more fights til the next court date and also has to participate in programs then they will dropped the felony to me this punishment... Read more »
It's my husband's first offense, he has trespassing, conspiracy to commit breaking and entering contributing to the delinquency of a minor because a minor was with him grand larceny petty larceny propety damage
15 felonies? Reason not to get bond is that he may not show up for court or he’s a threat to the community. Hire a local experienced criminal defense attorney to increase the chances of him getting bond.
Adoption. The most preferred method would be an agreed step parent adoption. Biological father is entitled ot notice, and if biological father does not agree, you will need to have a child and prove that termination is in the child's best interest. These are hard cases, and mere abandonment rarely...Read more »
It may or may not be a trial. There are any other number of things it could be including a "GAL review." Without reviewing your court documents, a lawyer cannot answer your question. My advice is to contact a lawyer immediately and schedule a review of your documentations to better understand your...Read more »
My daughter got charged as a minor for driving without a license and past curfew. However she had her permit and is getting her license before her court date. What will happen to her license and how will she be charged ? What else do I need to know ?
Those are misdemeanor criminal charges. On a first offense in juvenile traffic court, I usually request that the judge defer the case for six months for dismissal with completion of a driver improvement course and good behavior. Contact an experienced juvenile traffic lawyer for advice. My office...Read more »
we have consensually been together for 7 months and her parents found out. Her mother has threaten to call the police and file charges. If the relationship is consensual would those charges be filed and approved just for being bias? What is the most that could happen in this situation?
I lived with my dad for a little over a year, and i moved out a few days ago, just took out the items that i use, and I had a key to the house, only me and 2 friends entered the house, and when i was done i left the key on the table and informed him about it.
He could request you return or compensate him for any items that he owned that were taken. If you're served with a lawsuit, talk to an attorney about what you did and didn't take, and whose stuff it was.
Her father and her dont really have a relationship, on her choice. For me, i have family down there and better job opportunities. There was a custody agreement filed 15 yrs ago, and hasnt been revisited since. He pays nothing and doesnt contribute for many years now. What steps do i need to take to... Read more »
Unless the court order says otherwise, every party in a custody case has to give at least 30 days' written notice to the court and the other parties of any intent to move. The other parent can then bring suit in court to challenge the move if they wish. Talk to a local family law attorney to...Read more »
I am 17 and my parents have someone essentially spying on me in the neighborhood. They don't approve of my friends down the road and have forbade me from associating with them. Is it legal for them to get other parents to watch me and and my friends when they aren't home? It makes me feel strange... Read more »
Unless this person is stalking you (in a legal sense - putting you in fear of death or injury), there's not much to be done. It's your parents' job to keep you out of trouble, and if this is how they choose to do it, there is likely nothing illegal about it.
The birth mom was gonna abort and she used drugs and didn't get any prenatal care for baby and then she was putting child up for adoption because she was too far along and then decided on family adoption. Do I have any chances of being able to keep the child permanently and now the grandmother has... Read more »
This is not a question that can be answered with a simple reply on the internet. There is a lot going on with this case, and you need to speak to a local family law attorney to plan your case accordingly. There are many instances where a relative or non-relative can obtain custody of a child, and...Read more »
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