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My son is incarcerated in a NJ county jail for 4 months. He

My son is incarcerated in a NJ county jail for 4 months. He is charged with 2C:395c1 and 2C:397b1 He is a 2 time felon for burglary He has a public defender but has had no court date yet. How long does the state have before they indict himJA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in? And to clarify, can you tell me what paperwork has been filed?Customer: New Jersey No paperwork filed Have not even received discovery yetJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: He cannot afford lawyer so he is going to stick with public defender until charges are officialy filed then seek criminal lawyer How long do they have to do thisJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: At the time of arrest they also executed a no knock warrant on my house where he resided for any type of guns or gun paraphanalia. The recovered 3 bags of heroin for personal use and no gun. I do not know what type of evidence they have

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We are going thru divorce. My ex and me cant agree on

We are going thru divorce. My ex and me cant agree on custody battle. Our son has autism.He called police to check on me, threatened to call Child Protective Services and reported me to the government agency IHSS where I receive social security payments for my son. These payments are my only income :(I have email from my ex showing that he requested that we settle for insignificant amount, otherwise he is going to call IHSS and create issues. I believe it is blackmailing.Ex said that our son doesn't have autism and doesn't need therapy and services, he also claimed that I lied on time sheets that I fill out every week because our son was spending a few days per week at daycare and with him. He also said that now we have 50% custody and child spends 1 week with me and 1 week with his dad so I should get paid for less hours.I believe I didn't violate anything because I was still watching our son 50 hours per week but I feel very uncomfortable. I never had any trouble with the law before. Now they are going to conduct investigation and he said District Attorney will be involved :(What could be possible outcome of this situation?What is the penalty for violations like this?I have pictures of my ex masturbating next to our child"s bed and video showing he left our child all by himself late at night and went to the gym. Would it be too suspicious if I show it to police? I believe these are serious criminal violations.Ex also had domestic violence, drug abuse and has mental issues- anxiety and depression for which he is taking daily medication. Will investigators going to take this into consideration?

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I live in AL. I lost my job last year around this exact time

Hi, I live in AL. I lost my job last year around this exact time and filed Unemployment within an hour of losing it. It took the state over 3 months to pay me. I was looking for jobs and selling my plasma just to feed my family. I nearly lost everything. When I did land a job, I got my first unemployment dispersement the first week I started. I know I shouldn't have, but my God I was severely behind on all bills, so I filed for the exact time it took them to pay me. Now the Dept of Labor is hounding my employer for info about me and has sent me notice that I owe over $2G. I plan to pay little by little, I don't just have money lying around. What do I do? I'm a nurse and can't afford any criminal charges.

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I applied for a CWP in SC and was denied based on a CDV

I applied for a CWP in SC and was denied based on a CDV charge from 1997. The charges were dropped. I never set foot in a courtroom. I have sent in letters from the court saying they could not find any record, as well as the local sheriff department stating that they do not object. SLED is still denying my permit. Should I get a lawyer before appealing to the Administrative Law Court?

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Im looking to have rights restored i have a misdemeanor dv

Dear sirIm looking to have rights restored i have a misdemeanor dv that i admitted to out of fear of jail time and loseing my job even though there was no physical contact it was a screaming match so unfortunately i have no rights becuase of going to school in wyoming i missed a court date and got a contempt warrent issued served my time did what the court required now im asking for my gun rites back so maybe i can hunt protect my family

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In 1981 Dealing in marijuana charge class D felony dropped

in 1981 Dealing in marijuana charge class D felony dropped to a class D felony possession with two years probation.completed with no issues. at the time we were told( by my attorney) if i completed the probation with no problems it would then be taken of my record (family remembers it that we paid to have that done as well, i no longer have any of the paperwork to confirm or deny this) fast forward to 2015 i always wondered if it was actually done and had several police officers (friends) check my record..no felonies..nothing found later i attempted to purchase a firearm and came back with a conditional denial..sent in my fingerprints to FDLE, and it came back ..ok to purchase..by that time i did not have the money for the purchase so did not buy. 2016 i was ready to make another purchase. again my background check came back ok no problems. made my purchases. several weeks later was making another purchase..background came back with conditional denial..instead of the fingerprint route again, i actually called FDLE from the gun store to straighten out any issues they may of had. as soon as she confirmed my name she said she could no longer speak with me as there is conflicting info on my record and i was not allowed to purchase. thought ok i will send fingerprints in to let them see i am who i say...1 week later ATF paid me a visit confiscating all weapons in my home. stating i was in fact a felon. the class D possession was still there..question is does ATF have any liability for actually approving me for a firearm purchase twice..and if i had not called to attempt to figure it out, i would have submitted my finger prints again and would have been approved. i now have to get attorney to try and get Class D felony to a misdemeanor and have record expunged. but ATF will not return my weapons saying as far as they are concerned i was a felon at time of purchase period..do i have any chance of having my weapons returned..even for the financial recovery? and is ATF liable for the approvals after i even submitted my fingerprints.JA: What state is this in? And can you tell me a little more about the charge?Customer: charge was1981 in indiana. i now live in florida since 1985JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: not yetJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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I sent a letter to a judge and may have just did a bad job

I sent a letter to a judge and may have just did a bad job writing it. I wanted my drivers licence suspension reduced from 3 years to 1 year and that was completed last month. I will provide what I sent and what the judge replied. The judge has a reputation for being very strict. I'm looking for advice for what I can do next.I sent:I am writing to request a modification of my sentence. I am asking that the Administrative License Suspension of three years license suspension be reduced to one year with removal of interlock and restricted plates.The interlock requires me to stop the car on my long commute to work from X to Y. This is unsafe, especially in winter.I complied with all sentence requirements, and my fines are paid. My probation officer is A, and she advised me to write you to ask for this modification. My BAC was just at .08 for this offense. I was stopped by the City C officer because the hour was late and my rear license plate light was burned out. There was no damage to people or property, and I cooperated with the officer.I was was required to attend an Outpatient Intensive Recovery Program for alcohol use at Z Hospital and Alcohol Anonymous Meetings. I learned a lot about addiction though these programs, and I am glad I stopped drinking. I realize how dangerous drinking can be. I had two drinks on 11/29/2015. I now know that there is no such thing as responsible drinking and driving. I continue attend Alcohol Anonymous meetings, and I included a copy of the meeting record sheet.I hope you will grant my request to reduce my Administrative License Suspension to the 1 year minimum so I am able to reinstate my Ohio drivers license. My habits have changed since I was sentenced. I found humility, and my life changed for the better.Thank you for your consideration,My NameThe judge denied my motion with the following:This matter before the court on Defendant's pr se request for modification of sentence. The Court imposed a Class 4 license suspension of three years on this second offense within 6 years of operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol. The permissible suspension is between one and five years.On second offense within six OVIs, if the Defendant wishes to have a limited driving privilege, the Inigition Interlock device and restricted license plates are mandatoryMotion Denied.

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I was recently investigated for unemployment fraud in

I was recently investigated for unemployment fraud in Kansas, due to filing claims while I was working for a temp agency. I didn't think that temp jobs counted for unemployment since you can be let go at any time for no reason, which is why I continued to file my weekly claims. I received a determination in the mail that said that I had intentionally tried to deceive or withhold information to obtain benefits that were not owed to me and that I would have to repay the amount (over $4,000) immediately plus interest and would be banned from collecting I unemployment for 5 years. This is fine, and what I expected but the other penalties detailed are worrying me. It said that anyone that is found to have committed unemployment fraud will be found guilty of theft and penalized according to Kansas theft laws which in my case would be a level 3 felony because of the dollar amount. They will also assess a 25% penalty on the overpayment that I received. Does this mean I will now have a criminal record and could be summoned to court to face jail time? I only have 1 day left to appeal their decision if I choose to, so I'm trying to decide if I should appeal because what I did wasn't intentional fraud. I'm fine with paying back the money plus interest but I do not want to have this on my permanent criminal record or face any jail time over a misunderstanding on my part. Any advice would be greatly appreciated!

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I have a felony on my record. I am 43 years old not and

Hello JA: Hi. What seems to be the problem? Customer: My name is jaime ******. I have a felony on my record. I am 43 years old not and received this felony when i was 19. My 21 year old son now tried to purchase a firearm but was refused by the DOJ. Is because he lives under my roof ? JA: What state is this in? And can you tell me a little more about the charge? Customer: i received it in California... it was for brandishing a firearm. JA: Has anything been filed or reported? Customer: On my son no... I received this over 20 years ago. JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you? Customer: I am trying to purchase this is for him. he is active military.

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