About 5-6 years ago, I received a misdemeanor disorderly
About 5-6 years ago, I received a misdemeanor disorderly persons charge in the state of NJ.Because I had worked as a teachers aid with severely disabled children a few years before this charge, the NJ Dept. of Education was alerted and I received a letter in the mail letting me know that I would not be able to teach in any capacity in the state.Now fast forward to today, I have had my record completely expunged and I am a productive citizen and full time honors student finishing my two undergraduate degrees in Philosophy and Infromatics.I also have an anxiety disorder but am not disabled, receiving public assistance or welfare. I hope to go on to law school, but worry that my past and my anxiety disorder could hurt my chances.With the exception of working in law enforcement, government or prisons from what I took away from my expungement documents, I do not believe that I would have to disclose my past offense to law school or the bar. Is this so?Also because of the Americans with disability's act and my HEPA rights do I really have to disclose my anxiety disorder to anyone (The bar, law school or employers) if they ask for that information?I have checked myself into a hospital two times when I was neither a risk to myself or others for diagnostic and medication purposes. I have never been held against my will on any sort of mental health hold and paid out of pocket for the two times I felt it was in my best interest for some more intense care to sort out medication issues.I have only ever had that one incident with the police.Currently I live in FL but I am hoping to move to NY for law school and would like to live in NJ again at some point and perhaps practice law there as-well as in NY.Some guidance and answers to my questions would be greatly appreciated.
My son is about to go in the Navy in the nuclear program.
My son is about to go in the Navy in the nuclear program. Last weekend he was arrested for disorderly conduct at our home for fighting with my boyfriend. they were drinking and tempers flared. When the police arrived my son was arrested. My boyfriend does not plan on going to court next week, nor does he plan on pressing any charges. Should my boyfriend provide a notarized letter stating it was a misunderstanding and no one was hurt. What are the chances it will be dismissed? His chances of going forward in the nuclear program may be in jeopardy if the charges are not dismissed.thank you
Pe*** I am applying for real estate license. They asking me:
Hi Pe*** I am applying for real estate license. They asking me: Have you ever been convicted in this state or elsewhere of any criminal offense that is a misdemeanor or a felony? I have a plead guilty and sentence imposed pg 240.20 from 2008. It is sealed after conviction pursuant to section 160.55. Is It a yes or a no? Thank you for your help JA: What state is this in? And can you tell me a little more about the charge? Customer: New York JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet? Customer: I have an immigration lawyer JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you? Customer: no.
Just trying to determine if "security forfeited" is an
Just trying to determine if "security forfeited" is an actual convictionJA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Washington, DCJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: No...doing a background check on someoneJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no
I was involved in a theft case. I had detained the thief and
I was involved in a theft case. I had detained the thief and prior to the police arriving, he shook me and fled. I pursued him and eventually found him hiding behind a sign in some bushes. I again detained him and he began to resist. I did not strike him, only shook him and commanded him to stop. His head struck the sign and he became unconscious. His friend had tailed the pursuit. I then flagged down the passing police officer and explained the situation. The thiefs friend, who was highly intoxicated, told a blatant lie to the police which ultimately got me arrested for battery.JA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in? And when did this happen?Customer: Wisconsin, and approximately a year ago.JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: I have. The problem is I had marijuana and a pipe on me at the time of my arrest. IJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I just want to know what avenues I can pursue. I feel my arrest was based on false accusations and I should have never been arrested or searched.
Last Saturday night, my 16-year-old daughter(usually an
Last Saturday night, my 16-year-old daughter(usually an upstanding teen) had few friends over. My wife went out with her friends for her birthday and I decided to go out to play tennis in the neighboring town. Meanwhile, my daughter decided to pop open some vodka (her friend brought into the house while we were away). Soon thereafter, two girls were intoxicated. My daughter called my wife who was in the city at the moment and told her that two girls are in a bad shape and one of them is not responsive. Their mothers were with my wife at the moment. They advised my daughter to call 911 immediately, my wife turned around the car to rush back home (an hour away). My wife found me and told me to rush home. When I got home the police and ambulance were here. Two girls were rushed into hospital.They were OK and went home the next day. I am being summoned for a disorderly person offence for allowing/leaving my juvenile daughter who hosted a party for 4 people serving an alcohol to underaged persons.I have a date to appear for hearing in court. My question why I am still being summoned even if I was not aware of the party? Do I need a lawyer? What type of lawyer? Are there going to be a record for my daughter and two other girls?
I'm reaching out on behalf of my 25 yr old Da. It seems she
Hello, My name is***** reaching out on behalf of my 25 yr old Da. It seems she shoplifted a bottle of Aleve in the State of NJ. However We reside in the State of PA which is a Commonwealth State, If that matters? Unfortunately she's been charged for shoplifting 2x's in PA as an adult and once as a minor, which I believe doesn't show. My concern is Will the Charges from both States come to light and be an issue or will she luck out and won't reciprocate? To be honest hoping she gets a lesson taught so to speak, speaking from own personal experience back in the day of my drinking. HOWEVER as her Dad, my wife and I are concerned as you would know. Thanks for your time.JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: No pearl. My wife only informed me yesterday, so I'm playing catchup. Believe she was already in front of judge and goes back tomorrow morning for courtJA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: I guess you didn't read above or haven't received it. Charged in NJ, We live in PAJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: not that I know right now. Thankyou