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Q: Can a judge deny expungement due to a failed drug test during probation?

Class I Felony, Delivery of THC (party to the crime). 18 months probation. I failed 3 drug tests, one of which was my first day meeting with the probation officer, and was never revoked or had a violation hearing. At the time of sentencing I was told that expungement would be available once... Read more »

William F Sulton Esq. answered on Apr 19, 2018

The law is that you must successfully complete your probation. That differs from whether you were revoked. But given that you were not revoked, I have question about why your case ended up back in front of a judge. Expungement is supposed to happen automatically when the clerk of court receives... Read more »

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Q: I have 2 driving without insurance tickets is there anyway I can get them off my record?

One in 2015 and the other in 2016. I would like them off my record due to the fact they are the only thing stopping me from ubering

Stephen Pleck Johnson answered on Aug 27, 2017

The following cases remain on CCAP for 5 Years. Traffic Forfeiture Cases (TR)

Non-Traffic Ordinance Violation Cases (FO). Motor vehicle records are a little different and the answere is more complex.. Depends on where Uber is looking. Ask Uber what you can do to assure them that you are...
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Q: What do i all need to appeal my traffic ticket

Robert Jason De Groot answered on Oct 25, 2015

A complete transcript of the trial and an appealable issue.

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Q: I have been convicted by a jury. It is my understanding that I have a right of first appeal. With the same exact

financial information, the judge that appointed my trial attorney now says that I have equity in my house (I don't) and a vehicle to sell (I don't). I need an appellate attorney and I am out of ideas. Any thoughts on the subject would be greatly appreciated. What are my options?

Robert Jason De Groot answered on Oct 22, 2015

Did you hire an attorney? Perhaps you could have put a second mortgage on the house.

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Q: any appeals in sc johnson class action lawsuit in district court of eastern wi.

Robert Jason De Groot answered on Oct 7, 2015

More facts are needed to answer this question. Appeals are usually rare.

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Q: Arent missing pieces of transcripts suposed to be investigated during appeals wisconsin

The judge starts trial after lunchthen just walks out and comes back in the courtroom,and says the witness telephone call was to...transcripts only say he had to use the phone

Attorney Timothy Alan Provis answered on Apr 16, 2014

Dear ?, If the transcript is missing something which is crucial to an appeal, it is up to the appellant to file a motion in circuit court to have the transcript corrected.

Yours Sincerely,

Tim Provis

Appellate Counsel

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