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What are my options after the following happening to me....

What are my options after the following happening to me....My lawyer quits on me the night before Sentencing(I have the text he sent proving it). He then shows up in court the next morning trying to speak to me but I ignore him. He goes into the judges chambers with the ADA and he comes out saying if I let him continue as my lawyer the judge will give me 11.5-23 months house arrest, and I'll be let off after 6 months for good behavior. I only agreed to let him continue and take house arrest because I was afraid the judge would take it out on me for not having a lawyer that day. The judge hands down the sentence with " no chance at early termination." I have concrete proof that will not go away that he said I was done after 6 months. What are the consequences for a lawyer making such false promises? I'd like to add that this particular Sentencing date was a month and a half after my previous one. We were giving a continuance so he could file a motion he missed the deadline for. I have proof he quit on me a week before that Sentencing as well. So I spent another month and a half on pretrial house arrest that I wasn't be given credit for.

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Nisha Jones, Esq.

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My son, age 35, got his first DUI when he totaled my car and

My son, age 35, got his first DUI when he totaled my car and had no license. The breath.alyzer read .170. His court date is tomorrow , what should he expect? the court is in Portage County, Ohio

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Zoey_ JD

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My son has had his 6th amendment violated for over 11

my son has had his 6th amendment violated for over 11 monuths and I would like to know how and where i can filed a complaint and get some answers. State of IdahoJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: Only Public defenders. But never have recieved any imformative answers. He now is on his 3rd public defender because of him wanting to take his case to trail and proscutor won't let him.JA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: The three public defenders all have told my son to take her deal. When he won't they all have said your going to piss the prosecutor off, then no communacation for weeks on end. He has not recieved a bail or speedy trail during his 11 months of being incarcerated.

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Nisha Jones, Esq.

Juris Doctorate

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My 19 yr old son was picked up going 124 in a 55. No

My 19 yr old son was picked up going 124 in a 55. No violations, great kid, just started college. He has to apprear in court as the endangering others or property box was checked. He did it, he is guilty, but is there a way to ask for a lesser charge, not loose his lisence, etc?JA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in?Customer: MinnesotaJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: No. He does not deny he did it. Just not paying attention on a state highway going to a friends house.JA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: Not that I can think of.

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Michael J, Esq.

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Does the IRS usually go after other people close to you

Does the IRS usually go after other people close to you after they get the main person of interest? Especially if you accepted a plea that he investigation be over if you waive indictment and jury trial.

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Michael J, Esq.

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I'm having a bit of an issue with my case. I've been trying

Good evening,I'm having a bit of an issue with my case.I've been trying to balance what to do on my own with my case and what to have lawyers work on so recently I've been doing some filings myself.I have an appeal bond, and I filed a pro se writ of cert to SCOTUS.I hired a lawyer to file my Petition for Post Conviction Relief.I filed a motion for a new trial which was denied, but in response to that motion the Prosecutor also filed a motion to revoke my appeal bond.Her motion is ridiculous because there's no basis to revoke my bond, as my case is still on appeal, she just think that she will stop having to work on my case if I get taken into custody.In Maryland a Judge has to put in writing the reason for revoking a bond, and given there's no valid one. But I'm aware she could do it anyways so I'm wondering what my options would be in the scenario that she does in the next 1-3 days.Would I have to just file a motion to quash the bench warrant, or set date to turn myself in with another judge or motion to reinstate the bond. Wouldn't it be sanctionable conduct if she revokes my bond without a valid reason?PDFs of the motion to revoke bond and my response in opposition are attached.

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Law Educator, Esq.

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Ok have a misdemeanor battery charge showing pending in

ok have a misdemeanor battery charge showing pending in Fulton County of atlanta ga as of 9/4/15. have not been to court yet. went to both fulton county superior court not showing in system. went to arresting city of atlanta not showing up in there system. both system shows traffic citations only. both says case number ***** not match either systems case numbers. please advise going about fixing this. it's showing up on background check. job says I have until Thursday to rectify issue. I don't know where to begin when neither city or county has case in their system

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Michael J, Esq.

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We received a criminal record back from the Court (from

We received a criminal record back from the Court (from 2001) with a Disposition of - Guilty; 3 years jail; 8 years Final Order of Protection. (final order of protection would end in 2009)On the Department of Corrections report, they were released from jail in 2004, with a "Post Release Supervision Maximum Expiration Date" of 2006.My question........Does the Post Release Supervision Maximum Expiration Date" of 2006 end the Final Order of Protection at that time or would this person still have 3 years left of the Final Order of Protection?

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Michael J, Esq.

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My son is supposed to sign for 10 year prison and 15 years

My son is supposed to sign for 10 year prison and 15 years probation on Thursday The problem is he Iis on hospice for a brain tumor and requires morphine and dilaudid the court was given a letter stating he needed his hospice meds and the jail doesn't allow narcotics. They were also given a letter that he has initial evaluation at MD Anderson for Sept 1st and they still won't postpone anything is there anything I can do

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Zoey_ JD

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