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I found out today my son has sexually abused his younger

I found out today my son has sexually abused his younger cousin and touched 2 other small girls. I reported the abuse to CPS and they said they were making a legal referral. My son is autistic and bipolar. I know he needs intensive help, but will he receive jail time and will this follow him for the rest of his life?JA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.Customer: New yorkJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: My sister called cps yesterday and my niece is to be questioned on Tuesday, she was the main victim. I called cps today to report the abuse as I am a mandated reporter and was told a legal referral would be made that was at 4pm and law enforcement has not shown up yetJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I think that's everything unless they need specific details

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RobertJDFL

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A 19 y/o male was recently found guilty on 5 felony counts.

Hello, a 19 y/o male was recently found guilty on 5 felony counts. Sentencing is set for March 10 in Indiana. The current lawyer is not interested in appealing the verdict. The family is unable to pay another lawyer. Are there pro bono criminal appeal lawyers or would this family need to go with a public defender for the appeal process? Also can you list reasons as to why a key witness would be allowed to offer a video testimony only? Reason given by the state was that because his girlfriend is expecting. This does not seem to be a valid reason when the testimony of this person could make a difference in someone being released or spending the rest of the life in prison.JA: What state is this in? And can you tell me a little more about the charge?Customer: Indiana- 35-42-1-1(1) murder, 35-42-1-1(2) murder, 35-42-5-1 (2)/F2 Robbery resulting in serious bodily injury, Robbery by putting someone in fear and r,35-47-2-1/F5: Felon carrying handgunJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: in terms of the appeal?JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Yes, also how a known accomplice can testify for the state and possibly have all charges against her dropped

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Zoey, JD

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I recently reqested a background check from the FBI. The

helloJA: Hi. How can we help?Customer: i recently reqested a background check from the FBI. The background check show that i have a warrent for a probation violation. the warrent was issued on 7 july 2008. i am currently overseas in the middle east working for the Department of Defence. How am i able to take care of this issue?JA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in? And when was the warrant issued?Customer: Texas 07 July 2008JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: in regards ***** *****?JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: at the time of the probation i was active duty Navy and was deployed overseas. if i remember correctly i think i told the Probation officer that i was deploying.

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Marsha411JD

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My brother was arrested in florida for battery Statute:

My brother was arrested in florida for battery Statute: 784.03(1)(A)(2) What can I do to help himJA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in? And when did this happen?Customer: Jacksonville FL tonightJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Hes in booking, unsureJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Just need to know What I can do to help

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Roger

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My grandson in County Fl was stop driving, with out valled

My grandson in Lee County Fl was stop driving, with out valled tag, no insuance, he was taken to jail, and he he a warrant for his arresst in Collier County for not paying a fine and doing drug canceling. His mother bailed him out of Lee AND Collier, Lee County Bail 1000.00 and Collier County 5000.00 he miises both court hearings he thought Lee County was Jan 31,2017 and it was Jan 30th at 8:00. Collier had his Court appearance on the same date and time. He just found a job three weeks ago and was trying to get out of the court system and he is deeper, and his mother may be liabal for all bail money? You advice please.JA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in? And when was the warrant issued?Customer: FloridaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Since he did not appear at both hearing scheduled on the same date and time another warrant was served Jan 30th and he was at work. Should he turn himself in to Lee C ounty?JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No

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LegalKnowledge

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I was out with a friend this Friday in Keller, TX, had one

I was out with a friend this Friday in Keller, TX, had one too many drinks, was walking down a side walk and fell, a pedestrian saw me, called the cops and they immediately wanted to arrest me for PI. I asked if we could discuss and before I could finish they tazed me and pepper sprayed me when wasn't even being aggressive or close to them. The cop them jumped forcefully on my back, handcuffed me and thru me in cruiser and spent night in jail. I feel was abused and treated unjustly. Do I have any recourse?JA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in? And when did this happen?Customer: Texas - 1/27/17JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Tarrant CountyJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I received a citation and can either pay or appear in court

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Ely

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Juris Doctor

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My friend was just the victim of a domestic assault. The

My friend was just the victim of a domestic assault. The cops were involved and her ex-boyfriend is being charged with a felony assault charge. My Friend was just contacted by her ex's defense attorney, and he requested that she come in and make a statement and sign an affidavit. Is this wise for her to do? Or do without legal representation of her own? We really don't know what they are trying to get from her.JA: What state is this in? And can you tell me a little more about the charge?Customer: PA. That's about all I knowJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: yesJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Not that I know of.

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LegalKnowledge

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I received a certified letter by mail from my sister's

I received a certified letter by mail from my sister's attorney stating she is suing me for damages in excess of $75,000 from her falling off a ladder she used to transverse an elevation change from my property to return to hers.JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: oklahomaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: yes by her attorney in District Court of McIntosh CountyJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: yes, summons was issued Dec 21, 2016 in McIntosh County which I received by US Mail after Jan 4, 2017 (per Postmark). with that said, am i limited to 20 days from the postmark to file a written answer? What are my options?

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LawTalk

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Juris Doctor

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I have a question about a shoplifting charge in Nevada, Not

I have a question about a shoplifting charge in NevadaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Not currently, was told that it would be filed tomorrow.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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LegalPro54

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