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My roomate and i were in kentucky. we went to a store to buy

hi, my roomate and i were in kentucky. we went to a store to buy a couple stuff...my roomate went first inside and got his stuff while i was outside on the phone, and when he came back out of the store, i ended up my phone conversation and went inside to buy a couple things. i went inside got the things i wanted to buy, came back to the car, dropped the items, and i was going to walk back inside the store to use the bathroom. As soon as i reach the store doors, we were stop by police officers and the store lost and prevention people. The police officer said he was called by the store security people and they told him me and my roomate were acting suspiciously, buying things and coming in and out of the store. I told the police officer i had no idea what he was talking about, but he was insisting on saying we had fraudulent credit cards. After a couple of minute of talks, i handed to him my credit card and my debit card. He went to his car, talked on the phone and came back saying that this was not the credit cards he wanted, and that i had to give him the allegedly fraudulent credit cards that we used in the store. Because we had already thrown away the receipts, i told him i don't know which cards he was talking about. The police officer then insisted that i gave him everything that i had in my wallet (including business cards, and all...everything..)..i was a little bit resistant, but being scared i obeyed him and gave him everything inside my wallet. He also went to my roomate and also ask him to give him his wallet also. After more than an hour of wait outside, the police officer arrested us and charged us with 3 different felonies: 1) false making/embossing of credit cards..2) trafficking in financial information...and 3) criminal possession of forged instrument-2nd degree......Now i want to file a motion to suppress evidence based on illegal search and seizure based on the fourth amendment because i did not (nor my roomate) consent to a search and no warrant was provided to search our personal belongings (wallets). I believe we had a right to a certain privacy protected by the law , and no probable cause was involved. ...just wanted to have an expert opinion first. thanks.

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I have a domestic violence misdemeanor conviction with an ex

Hi,I have a domestic violence misdemeanor conviction with an ex girlfriend in Connecticut 15 years ago (2001). Since then I'be been happily married since 2002, we are relocated into Phoenix area 2 years ago from Philladeplia area.I found out few weeks ago while applying for buying a hand gun for home protection purposes, I found out that I got declined and doing research looks like the 2001 domestic violence misdemeanor conviction is most likely the reason. I have 2 questions: should I try to expunge that conviction or set aside to regain my gun ownership rights? If yes, do I need an attorney hired in CT where that case was or can I hire in AZ an attorney and expunge that case from AZ courts? Also after expunging that conviction, do I seek in CT the judge order to lift my gun rights ban or would that part fall within AZ courts?Thank you

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Our case is so convaluded. It consists of attempted murder,

Our case is so convaluded. It consists of attempted murder, corrupt sheriff, abduction and so forth. April 6,2013. My daughter was shot. The only two people at the crime scene was her husband, who is a doctor and my daughter. He called 911 and said it was a attempted suicide. Upon EMT arrival, he was giving her CPR. Instead of letting the EMT relieve him in the resuscitation, he was allowed to leave via ambulance. She was taken to a hospital, where he was allowed to intubate and sedate her. He did not have hospital rights at this hospital. The med fighted her to a trauma center. When I arrived, her prognosis was dim. But by the grace of God, she lived. She is now a quadrapalegic dependent on a vent, however she is sound of mind and can leak speak. She is one in a million. Upon wakening from a coma, she declared she did not shoot herself. Her husband, in the meantime, had been caught trying to pinch off her central lines and was banned from the hospital. They did not report it to the authorities but kept it in house. We went to the sheriffs dept. we were told they had no reason to charge him. They gave us answers that the husbands account matched with his story. They did not bag his hand for gun residue, they did not retain him at the scene and they closed the case because she blinked her eye, when she was asked,if she did this to herself. She had just basically died and was revived, when this occurred. At the time, the husband was being prosecuted by the state in another county for three felonies related to domestic violence with a gun involved. His first hearing was April 1,2013. They bagged her hand for residue, after she had been admitted to the Trauma hospital, several days later. They detectives, came back and interviewed her, at the hospital, but she was still heavily sedated and intimidated, she tried to tell them, she did not shoot herself but they badgered her about details, she kept saying, I don't remember. Then suddenly her file disappears for three years. Her twin daughters, age six, at the time of this incident, are victims also. for the first 40 days of hospitalization, it may be less, she wanted to see her children. The only way she could see them was to agree to have the bond that was implemented against him revoked. His whole demeanor had changed. He played the part of the perfect husband promising to take care of her and if she ever got to come home, she would still keep the children. But remember, he still had charges pending in the county they lived in. She did come home,but her prognosis was she would not live more than six months. The children, lived with at her home, with me as her caretaker for two months. He then gave the children co guardianship to his parents. My husband and I had already retained a lawyer to protect her rights and ours as grandparents since we lived in another state. I have records of all the correspondence with this lawyer. Her file has suddenly reappeared two or three months ago with the help of a domestic violence advocate. She has viewed the file, but is unable to say what she saw as it could bias the a trial. But she was reassured, the case was open and the investigating detective basically admitted they handled her case wrong but would come back to interview her. That he would talk to his chief investigator to help him ask the right questions. The advocate has worn out her welcome at the sheriffs dept. because they still have not come to interview her. They will not return her calls or our calls. In August of 2015, the husband abducts the children and takes them to a town five hours away. We did not see them for months and he finally let them see us. March 28th,2016. The girls were allowed to come for spring break. We had not seen them for a month and a half. Upon there arrival they were unusually distant. But as the days wore on they began to speak of abuse and neglect. The mother excercised her rights and kept them here only after they begged not to be taken back. The grandmother secretly videoed them while they spoke. They were put back in school. A restraint order had been instated, the school had a copy and knew there was a open case and they knew that only four people could pick them up. He went to the school and they let him have them even though they were afraid of him. They asked him if he was taking them to see mommy. He replied yes. We have not seen them since. Also, our attorney filed for divorce for bed/board. He has, however, shows discriminatory indiscretions toward the mother. We just recently found out, the co guardianship was only good for 90 days. Her attorney terminated it in January 2016. Never once telling us. And now says her husband excercised custody due to her disability. Also she has been accused of Medicaid fraud and SSI fraud. An offer was made that she could see the children eight hours twice a month under strict the husbands supervision plus another person, paid by the husband to be present also. To much to continue.

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Want to get a 5150 expunged so I can by a gun, California,

want to get a 5150 expunged so I can by a gunJA: Because laws vary from state to state, could you tell me what state is this in?Customer: CaliforniaJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: noJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: clean recordJA: 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 Lawyer about your situation and then connect you two.

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If the police take you to the hospital because they believe

If the police take you to the hospital because they believe you are suicidal but not , does this constitute involuntary commitment to a mental institution and being adjudicated as mentally defective? The reason I have a worry is because I want to be able to purchase a shotgun in the future forclayshooting. Question 11f on form 4473 states "Have you ever been adjudicated mentally defective (which includes a determintation by a court, board, or commission or another lawful authority that you are a danger to yourself or others or having been adjudicated incompetent to manage your ownaffairs) or have you ever been committed to a mental institution?" Can I mark "no" on this question in good conscience in order avoid not lying on this form. The wording of the question in 11f on the form 4473 to purchase a gun. I am worrying if this question applies to me if the cops have taken me to the hospital because they deemed me a danger to myself when all I said out of figure of speech is sometimes "I want to shoot myself" my job called the cops to come get me. Am I classified as a "adjuducated as mental defective" and was I committed to a mental institution? Was I involuntarily committed? I never saw a judge and did not have due process. I stayed for mental evaluation for less than 24 hours and was deemed not a danger to myself and others. Please help me.

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My son is currently in county jail on five meth related

my son is currently in county jail on five meth related charges plus failure to appear on child support violations. while i am concerned about the failure to appears, i am MORE concerned about the meth felony charges. it is his first drug related offense. when he was pulled over, the police found baggies, pipe, a baggie of meth, and a coke bottle lab. he also had a gun on him. my question is because it just went federal today.....what does that mean and why did they change it from state to federal charges.....what is the least amount of time we can hope for and what is the worst amount of time we can dread? prior to all of this negative stuff, he always worked since he was fifteen, went to college, built a successful business from the ground up. i say at worst he is an addict who needs treatment and not locked in a cage for twenty years

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What is maryland's state law on verbal threats, no, my

What is maryland's state law on verbal threatsJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: noJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: my father in law has had a problem with me for years and has tried many things such as taking us to court for visitation over our son. So on, our son is not doing well so we asked him over to our house to inform him of the situation him and i had words then i took my unloaded shot gun and sat it next to me telling me to get off my property.JA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in?Customer: maryland. my father in law filed a complaint with the police and they were just at my house. i was informed by my neighbor since i am at work.JA: 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.

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I was denied the right to purchase a handgun after being

I was denied the right to purchase a handgun after being issued by New Hampshire Firearms concealed carry permit because of something that was 24 years old on my record I currently have the records sealed with confirmation how do I reapply without violating any rules on the form to purchase a gun

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I live in Ohio and have a civil protection order against me

I live in Ohio and have a civil protection order against me from someone with whom I had an affair. It's not a domestic violence CPO. I wondered if this would prohibit me from being able to purchase a firearm and take a concealed carry class? It's simply for protection with all these mass shootings, etc., and I live alone so it's something I've been considering.I've never been arrested or convicted of any misdimeanors or felonies.

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