answered on Apr 29, 2021
If you cannot afford an attorney, request that the court appoint counsel in the case. Your wife has the right to appointed counsel if she cannot afford an attorney. Other options would to be explore discounted or pro bono attorney services.
Example: defendant is charged with embezzlement by their employer. Defendant has been falsely accused amd is suspicious of being framed by employer . A former employee was also accused of same crime.can defendant reach out to question them? Can defendant question employees that worked there after... Read more »
My then wife and I signed a lease agreement with a vacation time share company in '95, ended 2012. They sent all correspondence to my ex in another state and got a judgment against both of us in 2017.
I learned of the garnishment 2019 and filed a motion to set aside, proved I was... Read more »
answered on Mar 2, 2020
When the Judge granted your Motion to Set Aside the default judgment, the Judge generally would order a new Bill of Particulars to be filed by the Plaintiff by a date certain and then the Defendant (You) to file a Grounds of Defense by a date certain to the allegations asserted in the Bill of... Read more »
Or is it both? Also, after reading relevant Virginia Code, it's my understanding that in the State of Virginia it is only possible to be granted an expungement if found not guilty or charges are dismissed by the prosecution. Is that correct?
answered on Feb 13, 2020
Yes, you are correct: only charges which have been nolle prosequi'd (withdrawn) or dismissed (and not via offender offender program) is a charge eligible for expungement. Even those charges which are eligible are not automatically expunged.
Need guidance on arrest for credit card fraud that I did not commit. I have a clean record and work as a licensed therapist. I own a solo private practice in VA. Last week, I was unexpectedly arrested at home. I was handcuffed in my kitchen and escorted to the police car in the street (blocking... Read more »
answered on Jun 16, 2019
Great story, great defenses. Tell everything to a lawyer.
I rent from the home owner 1 of the bedrooms of a house. There is other tenants n the home renting rooms from the home owner also.
answered on Mar 9, 2019
A search warrant does not need to specifically describe a room in a house; simply the name of the suspected person, the suspected evidence expected to be found, the location including address and the basis for the warrant. Assuming the renters have a lock on each of the rooms he/she is renting and... Read more »
answered on Jan 7, 2018
There is a difference between what is legally sufficient for a search warrant and what gets issued. This may rest upon whether the IP address is static or dynamic in nature. You should consult with an experienced attorney in this matter.
I did not deposit the check. Has any crime been committed?
answered on Sep 1, 2016
Possibly. If you are a victim of attempted fraud, you should contact your local police or sheriff's department. If the banking system is involved, other law enforcement organizations may need to know about the attempt.
answered on Mar 31, 2015
Allegedly taking more than $200 from an employer is a felony embezzlement
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