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We have 30 and 32 years old.
We were arrested in Dolphin Mall 1 week ago.
We received a yellow paper (Complaint/Arrest Affidavit) With the case no. 13040660 with a court ID Number/loc.code 0111(25) for me and 253(25) for my sister.Can you check this info for us. We all ready put this info in the link you send me but I can gave me results.
Thanks. We will check every 2 days in the link you send us.
Can you tell us with are the penalties could involve this case? as you are the expert? We will have problems for the visa? This could take us to jail? We are very worry. Also, we need a lawyer? Note we are a tourist, where can I find a reliable and a good lawyer if we need it.
Ok thank you for the information; however, I would like you to help me with the following questions:
1. If we can not get any lawyer from the site you send us, can I ask for one by the court house days before or the day we have the citation?
2. In your experience, for a misdmeanor case, can we solve this by paying the fine, court costs and any other expenses and how much do you think will be the fine and all the costs?
3. Also, how many days do we have to stay in Miami, Fl until we solve this?
4. Do you know how much that we have to pay for an attorney for this kind of case?
5. In your experience how this will end up? Because we really want to avoid jail time and visa problems.
The point is we really want to solve this problem because we travel a lot for business.
I will wait for your important response.
Ok thank you. Also we have other questions:
1.- We do not have any private counsel, that is why we would like to know if we can ask for one at the courthouse when we appear in court, for the first time?
2.- Once we get a counsel at the courthouse (if it is possible) can we resolve this by entering a plea before any trial? The thing is that we do not want any trial at all.
3.- Could you explain to me what is the meaning of court imposing a withheld of adjudication?
4.- Also, as far as the issue with our visa, I don´t understand what did you mean with "immigration attorney would have to inform you of, since this may have an effect". does this mean that I have to ask for two attorneys? or this mean that this attorney we can find him in the courthouse and there we can make those questions regarding our visa?
Thank you, I will wait for your response.
Thank you for your answer. I have other questions:
1.- It is been more than two weeks since we came from Miami and we have been checking the Miami Dade county clerk of the courts website in online services - Criminal Justice and Civil Infraction Cases - Case Information but we just found my sister´s case but with no information on dates hearing or anything, and for me there is no information yet.
I am trying to contact the Clerk's Office at (XXX) XXX-XXXX but it is impossible to talk to someone at customer service extension or any other number. Do you have another phone number we can call and ask for spanish help? maybe any mobile phone?
2.- How can we pay for the counsil services, court costs etc? can we pay in cash or can we use credit cards for it?
Thank you for your advice. I will wait for your response.
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