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What can be done if your found guilty of a simple

What can be done if your found guilty of a simple misdemeanor charge and want to appeal. So the notice of appeal was filed and the District Court denied the notice of appeal. Can you appeal that to a hire Court?

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How long can the fbi investigate you without sending you a letter telling you that they're doing it?

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I need to file a writ of mandamus of public servant

I need to file a writ of mandamus for failure of public servant to disclose records under the Florida sunshine laws

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My boyfriend was arrested violence in Jefferson

My boyfriend was arrested for domestic violence in Jefferson county Colorado. He has one previous dom violence conviction from 2009 in California. Is there any way to get the charges dropped ? If the case goes to trial and I am supeaned to testify andI refuse will they drop the case? Does he need a lawyer at his preliminary hearing?

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I got picked as a juror in criminal case. I don't to serve.

I got picked as a juror in criminal case. I don't to serve. What should I do?

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My son pleaded guilty to malice murder, burglary, kidnapping

my son pleaded guilty to malice murder, burglary, kidnapping to avoid the death penalty. we have since gotten the sentence of LWOP set aside as a void and illegal sentence. What case law can support withdrawing his guilty plea in the other charges as they were part of a coerced inclusive plea deal in georgia

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When a criminal is sentenced for the death penalty, why is

When a criminal is sentenced for the death penalty, why is

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Hi. My criminal case is a bit unusual in that it was probably

Hi. My criminal case is a bit unusual in that it was probably a retaliation arrest. The Affidavit was replete with errors and the police themselves in Discovery admitted that there was no probable cause. My lawyer was roughly treated at our preliminary hearing. There is no evidence in support of the charge, as multiple lawyers have attested after I shared the case with them.I pled "not guilty" to the charge and a trial date was set. My lawyer seems to think we will have much better luck with a jury than with a county judge...and so his sights are set on trial.Anyway so the motions deadline for my case came and went today. I emailed my lawyer to tell him that the deadline had passed and asked why, if he felt so strongly in regards ***** ***** and no probable cause, nor evidence to support an arrest, that he didn't file any motion to dismiss. My lawyer emailed back "The Parties, I promise you, would laugh if we filed any motion to dismiss, and WOULD NOT BE GRANTED". His suggestion was that we instead file an OJ petition with the state Supreme Court.Anyway...so is what my lawyer wrote an acceptable thing for a lawyer to say in an email message? I'd like to reference that email in a separate filing; however, I do not wish to get my lawyer into any trouble. I agree that the court system is biased against me in this case and would deny any motions we would file, however legitimate our arguments.

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For Paul JD, Paul in my Harassment charge I have what the Court

For Paul JD, Paul in my Harassment charge I have what the Court says is my sentencing hearing this Tuesday. Which in the last hearing is where the Court let my Court appointed attorney withdraw and asked if I wanted the Court to hear my Motion for New Trial now pro-se. I said no and asked for time to hire an attorney to represent me at the Motion for new trial hearing. The Judge continued it for that reason he said. But then turned around and filed an order saying he heard my motion for new trial. Which I should be receiving the transcripts Monday. And I also recorded that hearing. I have two affidavits from witnesses of me leaving the voice mail, and a recording from the sheriff's dept saying they don't show getting any phone calls from me coming into the sheriff's dept on the date they say I called and left the voice mail. These affidavits and recording are my newly discovered evidence. Also when going in pro se I thought I saw somewhere they have to have an attorney present just in case I have any questions, that I can ask for a recess and consult this attorney on standby. Is this true? And do you have any advise you can give me before going into this Pro se?And I already have my written Notice of Appeal typed up just in case.And another thing, if i don't have the transcripts from the last hearing before Tuesday is that grounds to have it continued?

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