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Q: Does a search warrant hav 2 specifically name a room n the house. 4 example home owner rents rooms 2 different people.

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.

Susan Fremit 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 »

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Q: Is an ip adress alone enough to get a search warrant And can a magistrate in Caroline county sign a search warrant 4 V.B

Mr. Beau Correll 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.

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Q: I was sent what my bank has determined to be a fraudulent cashiers check by someone who clearly intended to defraud me

I did not deposit the check. Has any crime been committed?

Gary D. Godman 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.

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Q: What amount of money constitutes a felony embezzelment charge

Susan Fremit answered on Mar 31, 2015

Allegedly taking more than $200 from an employer is a felony embezzlement

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