How does an individual clear his or her name after the
How does an individual clear his or her name after the prosecutor's office accepted false allegations? After several years of delays and the defense attorney's deal with the prosecution to a plea bargain, this individual plead guilty to a "lesser degree of crime." Now, on state probation for a crime that was never committed.JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: TexasJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: Not yet. I am researching constitutional and judicial laws concerning their case.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I don't have anything else right now.
I got arrested for simple assault but not by the person who
I got arrested for simple assault but not by the person who inso called assaulted the officer pressed the charges eventho it was just an argument between my girl and I. She told the officers that I didn't assault her and she was scared or anything like that but they still took me in. What's possible results for this?
Can a felon use archery equipment or black powder guns after
can a felon use archery equipment or black powder guns after release?JA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.Customer: south dakotaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: He is in prison for internet child porn. should be out this oct.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no
Zoey, We spoke last evening. I am the one who accidentally
Hi Zoey,We spoke last evening. I am the one who accidentally threw away the ring which was found at work. Please, feel free to bill this as a new question if necessary.I was concerned about current circumstances - but I neglected to ask you exactly what is possible if they decide I was at fault. You did mention I could be liable to the owner - but what does this mean??I am an ordinary middle-class working person - with no real experience with the legal system. . . . and no significant resources. Since I was dismissed from work due to the incident - I have even less until I find another job.Do I have to pay her back? How? Will I have a record? Do I have to go to jail?!! Community service? I have no experience with this type of problem.Best and worst case scenario would be appreciated.Thank you again for your valuable time and patience.
I had a small furniture store back in 2010. A client
I had a small furniture store back in 2010. A client purchased furniture. I ordered it and placed a deposit on the furniture. I then tried to follow up with the furniture company BUT they would not return my phone calls. Months went by and the client wanted their furniture. It was a 6k order. The husband of the client did not want the furniture and I recall the wife complaining about such. It is my believe the husband intervened and someone told the furniture company not to take my calls. It was a VERY small company in NY that build the furniture custom orders. I was then sued by the client. At the court hearing my attorney told be to agree with a settlement in that I would pay $1k per month to pay it off. I would receive a summary offence for disorderly conduct and 6 months probation unsupervised. I agreed and paid off the fines. Recently a friend of mine is in Jail and he said I could not visit him because the Jail said I had a criminal record. I remembered by attorney saying this was just Disorderly conduct summary charge and he said "NO BIG DEAL" like getting a drivers ticket. I Then pulled my files that I had and not until now I noticed Theft by Deception on the paperwork. The first paper on the attached file I signed right away. I saw Theft scribbled on it but my attorney said that "no, the charges are Disorderly conduct" which you can see is scribbled on the paperwork. Now on the other more formal paperwork I do NOT even see disorderly conduct. It just has Theft by deception -False impression and Theft by fail to make req disp funds. So now I am wondering. Did my attorney mess up? Can I get this expunged? Date of charges is 2010. Court Hearing and charge was 2012.
A woman, whom my husband and his friend met at a party,
A woman, whom my husband and his friend met at a party, submitted a victim report against the friend. The friend got a call from police a week ago to make an appointment for investigation. He went to police, and was arrested after an investigation, and then took to the court and charged. The friend told my husband, based on what he heard from the detective, that another woman, whom my husband met at the party, submitted a victim report against my husband, alleging forcible touching. My husband had not got a call from police as of last Thursday, and he has been abroad from last Thursday for his work. He had turned off his cell phone from Thursday to Wednesday, so he is not sure he got a call from police during that period. Other than that period, he is sure that has not got a call from police. My husband is not US citizen. He is staying in NY with VISA. He does not have any criminal records. He is over 20 years old. My husband does not need to be back to the US, but he strongly wants to be back.1. How likely will my husband be arrested at the airport when he comes back to the US in one or a few weeks? (Especially in the case where police has called my husband after last Thursday, but my husband did not notice it because he is abroad)2. (In a case he enters the US safely), after he comes back to NY, if police call my husband, is it possible for my husband to go abroad before going to police office?3. If my husband call the detective and ask whether they have a plan to call my husband, and the detective answers they have no plan to do so, is this detective's statement reliable?
I stole something from client of mine value of 4900 I did a
I stole something from client of mine value of 4900 I did a promissory note to pay her back and have made half of the payments back to her she is still pushing for me to be arrested what do I need to knowJA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in? And when did this happen?Customer: CaJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: April. 7JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Jail time and what do I say to detectives when I meet with them on the 24
My daughter who is almost 17 got a citation for underage
My daughter who is almost 17 got a citation for underage drinking while visiting friends at Penn State (Pa). Is it better to try to get an ARD or have her plead guilty and pay the fine? Will the guilty plea be expunged at age 18?JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: We received a summary trial notice and the court received a not guilty plea.Although there is no question she was drinking. She was taken to the hospital due to intoxication.JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: PennsylvaniaJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: We're trying to decide which way is best so we don't jeopardize her ability to go to college. She has anxiety and depression and was being weaned off on medication before starting another. That may have possibly been part of her bad decision