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My spouse was issued a MUNI Disorderly Conduct citation. It
My spouse was issued a MUNI Disorderly Conduct citation. It says at the top of the citation that he does not have to appear in court on 7/18/2016. I am assuming he will be found guilty if he does not appear and will need to pay the $816.00 fine.He is considering pleading "not guilty" to this citation but is not sure if it is worth it. I read that if he does plead not guilty, a date will be set up to what is called a pre trial with the district attorney and then if it is not resolved, it would then go to trial in front of a judge. I hope I got tha correct. If he pleads no contest, it says he will be found guilty and needs to pay the fine. Not sure what is the best route.This was all from an altercation at a gas station with another person there who called the police. Story is longer, but the charge on the citation says Disorderly Conduct with a weapon.
My son was arrested in Public Disorderly Conduct (647(F) PC)
My son was arrested for Drunk in Public Disorderly Conduct (647(F) PC) in Novato, CA (Marin County) last Saturday night. He spent the night in jail and was released on Sunday morning. He has a court date on June 24th.Clearly he is guilty of the offense but is the penalty "autpmatic" for such a first conviction. He has no other criminal record. Specifically would a defense attorney help wit the probation part of the penalty.
My neighbor threw a handfull of non magnetic metal fibers
My neighbor threw a handfull of non magnetic metal fibers over my fence into my fenced in yard were my kids play.I live in beaver county Pa.What laws did that person break and what can i take them to court over.The fibers are 1" long and about 0.030 inches in with.They are stuck in the dirt beneath the grass.Again they know my kids play there because there kids have played there with my kids.
I have been charged with a domestic violence misdemeanor
I have been charged with a domestic violence misdemeanor case (battery and disorderly conduct). My spouse wanted to drop the charges but district attorney did not agree. We want to dismiss the case. I have no previous criminal record or any other convictions. My lawyer suggested that she should leave the state so that she will not get a subpoena and do not have to show up for trial. My spouse moved of state few months ago and living in some other state (1000 miles away). District attorney do not know that she moved out of state and so far they have not made any efforts to contact her. The case is set for trial next month. If the district attorney comes to know her whereabouts can they issue an out of state subpoena to her? How long does it take to serve an out of state subpoena? Thanks.
I have a 4th degree assult no lawyer yet going to court in
I have a 4th degree assult no lawyer yet going to court in Monday want a I work things out with husband no contact also in place ... He is leaving for AK to work the end of next week and will be gone tell SeptemberJA: My brothers got into lots of trouble with the law when they were young. The Criminal Lawyer will know how to get you the best outcome. Have you consulted a lawyer yet?Customer: Waiting to hear back from on ... Thought they would appoint one but did notJA: Is there anything else the Criminal Lawyer should be aware of?Customer: I had a violation of a no contact but because he allowed me to live with him it was droppedJA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Criminal Lawyer about your situation and then connect you two.
If you're being held hostage Can the police not respond
If you're being held hostage Can the police not respond and when they do respond lock you back in tell you good luck and tell you that if you call the police for any reason that you'll be arrested for disorderly also
I recently had a job at a preschool, but when my backgroundView more criminal law questions
I recently had a job at a preschool, but when my background check came back, I had to resign due to a Battery charge in 2005. When I called the municipal court to get information on the charge, I was told the case was not closed yet because I still owe $320 in fees, which I was surprised because my parents address they have on file has been the same since 2003 and I never received anything. I am wondering if I pay the fees and try to get my record expunged, will I be able to or will I have to wait 3 more years because the case wasn't closed. I was also wondering if there was anything I can do about the actual charge, because I thought it was a disorderly conduct, not a battery. I didn't hit or touch anyone, I was yelling and throwing things across my apartment.