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My son has been arrested in will County IL but he lives in

My son has been arrested in will County IL but he lives in Chicago. He went with some friends of his while went shopping. He was sitting in the car with a uber driver and the police arrested him for retail theft but he never went in the store or has anything on him and they told the driver to go home. He is now in jail sleeping on the floor and has been strip search they told him they do what they want to do down there. Now I have no money for a lawyer and I don't think he is gonna get the best representation where he is at. What can I doJA: What state is this in? And how old is the car?Customer: He is in WILL COUNTY IL and the car wasn't stolen they ride out there in a uber he was sitting in the car with the uber driver waiting on his friendsJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: He said they first charged him with fraud then knocked it down to retail theft nothinJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: He is I. Probation and was getting off June 3rd. But they are not even charging him with parole violation

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I'm toward the end of a lawsuit, where I am the defendant in

I'm toward the end of a lawsuit, where I am the defendant in a probate court case where my uncle/mother filed a lawsuit to force us to decant a trust that they are the co-trustee's to. my brother and I chose inexpensive lawyers due to our financial situation and my mother and uncle chose the most expensive lawyer in town. Since last Fall I have found the plaintiff's attorney and my brother attorney and my attorney very corrupt. My attorney has never acted in my best interest, always as if he was working for the plaintiffs, production, discovery and interrogatories were due last Friday, Feb. 17, both the defense attorneys informed their respective clients, (me and my brother), that our responses to the discovery period were due last Monday, Feb. 20 instead of what the county website said. Myself and the plaintiff's attorney came close to an agreement on Monday, with one or two minor changes in the verbiage of the agreement, but there was no reponse, so yesterday at 3:30 pm I informed my attorney through email to send in my responses to the interrogatories and I never heard a response from him.JA: Since estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Question: In Texas probate court, will the court except my discovery responses two or three days late, even if I have to hand carry them? Can I hire a new attorney with only the pre-trial and trial left next weekJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: No, but it was only yesterday at 3:30 PM that I emailed my request to to my attorney. How many don't respond when they have email ont heir phone? Also, during my negotiation with the plaintiff's attorney, I emailed her a file with my signature attached to the agreement document.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: yes, again I sent the plaintiffs attorney a file of a signed agreement notarized, but with one proviso in the body of the email requesting listing of all the trust assets. Can she file the signed agreement even though I stated a proviso

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Juris Doctorate

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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

Attorney

Juris Doctorate

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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

Doctoral Degree

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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

Doctoral Degree

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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

Litigation Attorney

Doctoral Degree

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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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Juris Doctor

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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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Counselor at Law

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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