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I have been charged with disorderly conduct and false

I have been charged with disorderly conduct and false imprisonment. My girlfriend came home one night belligerantly drunk and we live in a dangerous area where men have already tried to follow her at night and gunshots ring out behind our apartment complex. She told me she wanted to go out walking. I told her I didn't want her to go because it wasn't safe. Things escalated into a shouting match and I tried to hold onto her to keep her from leaving because she wouldn't let me follow her to keep her safe. She screamed and the neighbor across the way saw me holding onto her and called the police. I was taken to jail and also falsely charged through a mixup with other men with the same name for homicide. The situation was later corrected. I was acting in good faith to protect her from creeps and I was arrested. I have a public defender and my second pre trial conference is 57 days after I was formally charged. The officers took pictures of us to prove there was a struggle but they claimed that a burn mark she had since before I met her from cooking was my finger print sized bruise on her. And the scratch marks on us are from our dog who jumps all over us along with Olympic weightlifting marks on our upper backs from the bar during squats. How can I get these charges dismissed? She is an unwilling victim and was told by the police that they would keep her warm while I'm gone which is harassment. We want to know whether she should show up and testify on my behalf or who she should talk to?JA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in? And when did this happen?Customer: Arizona, and on March 2nd 2017JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: No, I was assigned a public defender after originally being denied one when I asked for one in courtJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I originally told the police about my diagnosed ADD and short term memory loss but they continued to tell me I was all over the place in my story and couldn't be trusted.

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This skit is a dream I just had: My friends are staying over

This skit is a dream I just had: My friends are staying over for the night and a group of two persons break into my home. They are armed with edge weapons (one of them has a licensed conceal and carry gun in his long coat pocket. A fight breaks out and nobody dies because the attackers abruptly stopped to dance. The attacker without the gun puts his scissors on the nightstand in the foyer area (where the incident is taking place). I seize the opportunity to pickup the scissors and stab him in the neck. What are the crimes and sentences of the people in the scenario. Use your best judgement in all circumstances.

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I just got word that an arrest warrant has been opened on

hello, I just got word that an arrest warrant has been opened on the grounds of violating probation in Florida. I currently live in new york. what will be the wise thing to do?JA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in? And when was the warrant issued?Customer: florida 1/24/2017JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: noJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: the paperwork showing the end of the probation shows 4/1/2017. my probation officer states that it ended on Feb 2nd there is a restitution payment of $325,000. The probation lasted for 14 years

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I am out on bail and I recently got 3 moving violations and

I am out on bail and I recently got 3 moving violations and I have to take a class. And after the class I will be put on probation. Is that gonna violate my terms of release by not being law abiding?JA: Because traffic laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: IowaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: I don't know. I just got a letter in the mail today saying I had to take the class and after the class I will be put on probation for a year following the date of the class.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No

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I hope so. I am looking for an ex prosecuting attorney to

I hope so. I am looking for an ex prosecuting attorney to answer my questionJA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.Customer: ArizonaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: It was a murder and the current prosecuting attorney refuses to press charges even though coroner and detective stated murderJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No that is basically it Thank you

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I'm being charged with PC 182(A)(1) and 186.22(A). I believe

I'm being charged with PC 182(A)(1) and 186.22(A). I believe my underlying conspiracy crime is PC330. Shouldn't I be charged under 186.22(D)?

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My 6 year old son put scissors to his next a week ago and my

My 6 year old son put scissors to his next a week ago and my wife and I went to his school and spoke with a counselor. We were given a recommendation for a follow up. My wife took him today and they 1013 him. We have escalated to a psyche consult but don't think they will let us take our son home tonight. Do we have any legal rights here?JA: Because education law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: To his neckJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No

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I am the victim of assault in NJ. I went to the police the

I am the victim of sexual assault in NJ. I went to the police the next day (Oct. 5) and filed a complaint and had a rape kit done. I call the prosecutors office every week and every week it's the same, they are investigating and waiting for evidence, at which point they will whether they will even prosecute. My question is, is this normal? How long does it take?

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What do I do if I know something or someone who may be

What do I do if I know something or someone who may be involved in the murder of a friend of mine but I am in fear of retaliation from gang and police violence?

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Zoey_ JD

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