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I got a ticket in public, but i was in the woods, where
i got a ticket for peeing in public, but i was in the woods, where noone coudl see meJA: Because laws vary from state to state, could you tell me what state is this in?Customer: i was at a golf course on a parkJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: yea, he says its hard to avoid the misdamenaorJA: What advice did they give you?Customer: im worried thayt if i fight it they gonna try and charge me with other stuffJA: What state is this in? And can you tell me a little more about the charge?Customer: hes a cheap lawyer, so his advice was i "i cant make any promises"JA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: no, i was sober, polite, and no record
I have no criminal record and I just received 2 citations
I have no criminal record and I just received 2 citations one for underage consumption and another for defiant trespassing. I was never breathalyzed and never admitted to drinking alcohol. Should I plead guilty and just pay the fine to get it over with or is there any way that I can fight it? Also, is there anyway I can get these charges removed from my record?
My relative was arrested yesterday (total around $150). She
My relative was arrested yesterday for shoplifting (total around $150). She is not poor at all and had no reason to steal but she went to the store picked up few items she liked wanted to pay for it but out of a sudden decided to press the elevator button to go out instead of going to the cash register which is just next to (after) the elevator with the items in her bag. She is an immigrant student (experienced professional outside the US) works part time and lives with her sister so no personal expenses at all. Her sister is paying her college fee too that she will have to return with no deadline, so no interest no stress of paying high interest an deadline. Its unbelievable what happened there.She could have walked to the cash register (that she told she was planning to with items in her bag....) after she prssed the elevator button she wanted to fix her thought of leaving and then pay for the items and then leave but before she could do that tore security folks came by and asked her to come with them. When she told them she was going to pay for the items they didn't believe and sad she was lying. They also said they have on Camara that she shoplifted in April. Not sure if that happened or if they have that coverage that shows clearly she left without paying or they are just saying that. She had 4 tops and 2 dresses in the bag... I am sure she would have paid...she also said she was going up at the entrance to meet her sister as she was coming to the store to see the items she had selected with the baby and there is no cell phone signal at all in the store. She was shocked when she saw police their in 5 minutes and they didn't let her call her sister. They arrested her and told her she will have to go the police station first and then only she can call anyone. So this was all the bizzare incident.She is an immigrant student spending loads of money on her masters doing a part time job at the same university, no reason for stealing, what would you suggest should be the next step. She was released in less than 2 hours with a desk appearance ticket for Aug 11th. I she is found or proved guilty it's going to impact her whole life negatively and all the effort and hard work she has done till date will go waste due to this incident. This obviously is a first time arrest and we are hoping to get a dismissal and sealing of records so that this doesn't show up on her background check while applying for jobs or green card etc. Please suggest the best way to get the dismissal and sealing of record as if never happened.This has to be sealed/ plunged (not allowed in NYC) so sealed else her life is ruined. need detailed response / help ASAP with step by step process we should follow and anything you want to tell us to make the case stronger for dismissal.
I was arrested of prostitution in 1998 case was dismissed
Hi my name is***** was arrested for solicitation of prostitution in 1998 case was dismissed and dropped to disturbing the peace ca penal code 415, but 2 weeks ago I was involved in a policie prostitution operative what's the best way to fix this problemJA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in? And when did this happen?Customer: In Oakland CaliforniaJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: Yes but I notice he is working very slow in this case I'm afraidJA: What advice did they give you?Customer: Got my court in July 8 the attorney say I doy have to be thereJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: NoJA: 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.
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.
Over the weekend I was cited Assault / Disorderly Person. IView more criminal law questions
Over the weekend I was cited for Simple Assault / Disorderly Person. I was in an uber and the driver would not let us out after asking numerous times and kept laughing and driving. After about 15 min and repeatedly asking he finally pulled over. At this time I had shoved him and he hit his nose and had some bleeding. I was taken to the PD and processed. I plan to file a complaint against the driver as I felt threatened which led to my actions. Should I get a lawyer as well? Am I doing the right thing by filing a complaint for simple assault against the driver? I am in NJ.