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My brother was convicted of attempted murder in Louisiana

My brother was convicted of attempted murder in Louisiana and was sentence to 30 years. It was his first offense and I want to know can we get his time reduced.JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: LouisianaJA: Have you talked to a laywer yet?Customer: We've been trying to get appeals done and I'm thinking we should just focus on getting the time reduced.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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Alex J. Esq.

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My son was falsely accused of a crime and there is no sound

my son was falsely accused of a crime and there is no sound evidence. However, school was to send him to an alternative school. We are in the process of appealing but I need to know if school can send him to an alternative school without sound evidence?JA: What state is this in? And can you tell me a little more about the charge?Customer: Texas.... He was falsely accused of public lewdness. False statements were made in writing but there is a lack of sound evidence. We have written down as many details as possible and kept track of events as well as information related to the false accusation. We have a list of potential witnesses that might be able to provide testimony.JA: Have you talked to a laywer yet?Customer: No but I have an advocate since my son is in the special education programJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: my son is a minor and he was questioned my a police officer without a parent. Also the school head security intimidated my son to change his statement

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P. Simmons

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My son is in T**** R***** F** C*********** I********** he

my son is in T**** R***** F** C*********** I********** he got a shot for fighting they have proof he didn't start the fight he never even hit the guy he hit him first put him in a headlock & hit him twice in the temple my son was bleeding and the inmate who did had bruises on his hand we go down to see him they told me to be there @ 8:15 to process us in & when we got there they made us go get back in the car & stated to not to come in until 8:30 that's when the visit was suppose to start when we got in it took them 20 mins to process us in then we got to the visiting room & then we had to stay there another 30 mins before the visit got started because the officers didn't know how to start up machine for us to visit so what suppose to be a 2hr visit was a hour & last week they did the same thing I'm really fearful for my son's life what can I do. They want even give him the paper to appeal it and his days are running out please I need help he'a all I got thanks ***** *****JA: In what state did this occur?Customer: TexasJA: Have you talked to a laywer yet?Customer: no sirJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no but please help as soon as possible because it's getting worse for us to even go but I'm going every week because I don't want him to become another fatality thanks so much for listening to me Have a bless day

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Nisha Jones, Esq.

Juris Doctorate

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I'm looking for 9th circuit case law that establishes a

I'm looking for 9th circuit case law that establishes a jury's guilty verdict can be overturned when based on conflicting testimony regarding the existence of a conspiracy by the only alleged co-conspirator. For example if a conspirator testifies that starting January 2015 they knowingly joined a conspiracy with the defendant to sell drugs but during the same testimony they also state that starting January 2015 they actually stopped selling drugs; does that raise reasonable doubt when reviewed de novo that a conspiracy didn't actually occur? And is that sufficient to overturn a guilty jury verdict? Also there is a second alleged con-conspirator that also testified there wasn't a conspiracy and no one sold drugs starting January 2015.

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Law Educator, Esq.

Attorney At Law

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Does a county sheriff have the authority to hold a person

Does a county sheriff have the authority to hold a person who has been arrested and charged with child cruelty? My step daughter spanked her 4 year old and it was video taped. I have not seen the video, but I was told the spanking was excessive. Bond was posted and paid on Monday, September 12 and I have been told every day this week the sheriff has not slowed down long enough to view the video. Therefore, the sheriff is continuing to hold her in the county jail. My step daughter is a first time offender and has never been in trouble, not even a speeding ticket. Can you please give me some advice. Oh, and I have been told by the public defender's office the sheriff is the one who decides on a court date. Is this true?

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Colleen Grady

Assistant Principal

Juris Doctor

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My wife and I have been seperated for 5 weeks. We had been

My wife and I have been seperated for 5 weeks. We had been talking and trying to work on us. That did not happen. We ended the relationship on Monday. She called me 20+ times that evening and I did not answer. She texted me the next day and I told her that I did not want to speak with her and that we would talk on Saturday. We spoke on Wednesday about a bank matter and she attempted to call me multiple times and I did not answer. She then made false alegations about a threat to harm her and I got served a PFA. She falsely stated in the PFA that there was past abuse threats and that I grabbed her arms and shook my fist at her in the past. These are all lies. She took back the dog that we shared and is falsely claiming the dog as her service animals. She got a vest and badge and certificate on line. I need some advice if I need to go to the court today to file an appeal or if I just wait for case on the 29th.

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Legal-Kal

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I have a DUI from 20 years ago preventing me from purchasing

I have a DUI from 20 years ago preventing me from purchasing a gun even though i have a cc license

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P. Simmons

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Doctoral Degree

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My son filed a stay of district court proceedings to correct

My son filed a stay of district court proceedings to correct previous errors by councils and the court and to prevent further manifest injustice. The district judge deemed this a habeas corpus and denied the motion. What can we do to get this error corrected. He had not even finished an appeal on his case. this is in New Mexico.JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: New MexicoJA: Have you talked to a laywer yet?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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Dwayne B.

Juris Doctor

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For a person on probation and later found guilty for a

For a person on probation and later found guilty for a similar crime, can a violation hearing be continued if waiting for an appeal of the last guilty charge?

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PhillipsEsq

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Juris Doctor

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