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I received a summons to appear in court for unlawful use of

I received a summons to appear in court for unlawful use of weapons. I unknowingly carried a nonlethal zap stick in my purse while working as a state nurse surveyor in my office which is a state office. I stayed in motels in different cities about our state and had it for personal protection, I do possess a FOID card.JA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in?Customer: IllinoisJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: No, during the investigation by the state police, I waived my rights since I did have the zap gun in my purse during my first questioning by our state investigators. I didn't know it was illegal to carry. During my 2nd questioning by the state police, I waived my rights to have a lawyer present (probably a dumb move by me).JA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: I have never been charged with anything like this before. I have just retired after working as a state nurse for almost 30 years.

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P. Simmons

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If someone reports that they know who committed a crime

If someone reports that they know who committed a crime (making butane hash oil), what would happen to the accused if they are in a different country?

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Nisha Jones, Esq.

Juris Doctorate

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My wife and I separated and were in the process of divorce.

My wife and I separated and were in the process of divorce. I was in business with her brothers and brother in law. She got together with them and asked them to buy me out and give her the money, they did. She then used a POWER OF ATTORNEY from 2002 that was intended tor her to use when I traveled, to sign my name and deposit the money in her account. They never notified me that they were buying me out and I didn't find out until the final court order for the divorce, the sale was included in the paper work for her disclosure part of the action. WHAT CAN I DO TO RECOVER SOME OR ALL OF MY MONEY.JA: You just pay a $5 deposit now and the rest only when you get a reply from the Criminal Lawyer. All of this is 100% satisfaction guaranteed, so you can get a refund if you're not happy for any reason.Customer: SureJA: What state are you in? And can you tell me a little more about the situation driving this?Customer: Maryland, she simply did not want me to have any money, I was paying the mortgage, child support and the bills, I couldnJA: Have you talked to a laywer yet?Customer: No.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I want to know if there is criminal liability here and if I should take this to the DA in ANN ARUNDEL COUNTY.

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Lucy, Esq.

Juris Doctor

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I pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor assault charge in

I pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor assault charge in 2006, served 18 days with an ankle monitor and had 3 years informal probation with another stipulation that I can't own a firearm for 10 years. I served my probation without violation and will complete my 10 year gun ban on Oct. 27th of this year without any violation of probation or gun ban. How long do I need to wait to purchase a firearm?JA: Our average wait time is under 20 minutes. Sometimes it takes just a minute. More complicated questions that need more research might take an hour or two. I'd be happy to chat with you while you wait. The stories I've heard working here...Customer: My conviction was in Redding,CA.. I live in Atlanta, GA. now.JA: What state is this in? And can you tell me a little more about the charge?Customer: The charge was originally a felony assault with the intent to cause serious bodily injury. I was falsely accused so I hired a private investigator and hired the guy who trains the DOJ to administer polygraphs and passed that with no problem. My PI brought forward tons of evidence showing I couldn't have been the perpetrator, but the DA wouldn't dismiss the charges and I didn't have the money to keep paying a lawyer and PI during a trial. The DA finally lowered the charge to a misdemeanor assault likely to cause bodily injury based in their words as "lack of evidence".JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: Only a brief conversation with a legal assistant on the phone.JA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: Only that I've never before or since been in any kind of trouble with the law.

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Nisha Jones, Esq.

Juris Doctorate

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If your name is in an incident report, but no charges filed,

if your name is ***** ***** incident report, but no charges filed, can that information be used against you in a separate court case?

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Colleen Grady

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Does the IRS usually go after other people close to you

Does the IRS usually go after other people close to you after they get the main person of interest? Especially if you accepted a plea that he investigation be over if you waive indictment and jury trial.

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Michael J, Esq.

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Is violation of the 4th amendment for Facebook or Google to

Is violation of the 4th amendment for Facebook or Google to read your inbox messages and alert the authorities to investigate you? And can it be used in court?

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Thomas Swartz

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Juris Doctor

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I was wanting to know how long does a case have Statue of

I was wanting to know how long does a case have Statue of Limitations to charge you with a crime felony chargeJA: What state is this in? And can you tell me a little more about the charge?Customer: Ga was charged with sexually battery two counts was charged with same thing twice, was clear of charge in 2013 then two years later brought back up and was badgered in to signing plea or prison timeJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: we talked to one that says we wasn't done right but to be honest financially wasn't able to come up with 5,000.JA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: Idk it is a mess, being badgered into signing plea has really hurt bad, said he could take 10 years probation or 25 to life in prison, this is with he said she said and no dna evidence, when in court took us to a side room and had court, also he wasn't even told actually what his charges was was badgered before court and made to sign plea before court, was given no choice plea or prisonJA: I'm not sure of the exact price, but there's only a $5 deposit. The rest of the price information will be on the page I send you to.Customer: $5 on what and I would love to know what to do

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Dwayne B.

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My husband is charged for DV in CA. His case is still

My husband is charged for DV in CA. His case is still pending since his arrest 6months ago. If he keep denying, is there any possibility for DA to keep lowering his charge to avoid trial? His charge was already down from felony to misdemeanor.

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Legal-Kal

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