If a defendant accepts a plea bargain for attempted unlawful
If a defendant accepts a plea bargain for attempted unlawful surveillance 250.45 - a disappointing outcome after a four year inept prosecution that has paralyzed victims - are statute of limitations for civil recourse tolled? Bc otherwise they would have expired after one year mark.what is law pertaining to victims unsatisfied with criminal justice system armed with a mountain of uncharged evidence. I read somewhere statute of limitations gets tolled? Extended a few years - or is it only if defendant found guilty of misdemeanor?
Yesterday I was charged with a Class A misdemeanor, petit
Hello! Yesterday I was charged with a Class A misdemeanor, petit larceny, in New York State. I have no previous offences or arrests, a college grad and was a licensed preschool teacher for 5 years. I was wondering how likely is it for my case to be acquitted or dismissed or even expunged although I am not a minor, I am 24JA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in? And when did this happen?Customer: In New York and I was charged August 19, 2016JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: Not yet I was going to wait until Monday. I wasn't sure how available a lawyer is on weekendsJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: No I have no other previous offences or crimes
About 16 years ago, I served federal probation for a felony
About 16 years ago, I served federal probation for a felony in Florida, the probation was completed successfully. Am I still considered "a convicted felon" for the purpose of jury duty? Am I able to vote? All this time I have thought that I would not be eligible for jury duty or able to vote, but received a jury summons in the mail today and was wondering.
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My son is supposed to sign for 10 year prison and 15 years
My son is supposed to sign for 10 year prison and 15 years probation on Thursday The problem is he Iis on hospice for a brain tumor and requires morphine and dilaudid the court was given a letter stating he needed his hospice meds and the jail doesn't allow narcotics. They were also given a letter that he has initial evaluation at MD Anderson for Sept 1st and they still won't postpone anything is there anything I can do
I was named in a civil suit in December and the plaintiff's
I was named in a civil suit in December and the plaintiff's attorney pressured the local police department to arrest me so that he could have leverage in the civil lawsuit. The police department arrested me in January and the civil suit has now been resolved with no responsibility or liability on my part. The plaintiff signed a no-prosecution affidavit for the DA. Do I have a case in suing the police department?
Who can request that something goes in front of the grand
Who can request that something goes in front of the grand jury? Example, an officer lies under oath when testifying in court. There are clear documents to prove the officer in fact did lie while testifying under oath. As you know the county attorney will not bring charges against his own witness. Can you take this to the grand jury instead of the county attorney?
IF A PRISONER IS FOUND DEAD IN THERE CELL,CAN THE FAMILY
IF A PRISONER IS FOUND DEAD IN THERE CELL,CAN THE FAMILY HOLD THAT STATE PRISON SOLE RESPONSIBLE ONLY IN SUIDCIDE CASES? OWEING THE FAMILY RESITUTION BECAUSE OF THE RESRICTIVE AND SOLITARY CONDITIONS OBVIOUSLY WERE INHUMANE?
Last question, reading today's local newspaper, the Judge
Last question, reading today's local newspaper, the Judge ruled that because the defendant had been provided 5 and had fired 5 Court Appointed Attorneys, and that the last attorney was brought in from another Judicial District, he had no alternative but to allow the defendant to represent himself. He is allowing original Attorney, He was hired by defendant and because the key witness was defendants son, who was 11 at the time and because His Maternal mother could not be located was considered a Child In Need of Care, was not being allowed to testify by the Guardian Ad Litem. The Judge and Attorneys all agreed to allow the 11 year olds attorney to ask the boy if he was called to testify in Court would his testimony help or Hinder the defendants case. The 11 year old testified that it would hinder his dads case at which time original attorney and Defendant agreed to accept the plea deal of 2nd degree Murder and Child abuse. At sentencing the defendant decided to withdraw His plea and after consulting with His Client the attorney said he was withdrawing because the defendant was not thinking in best interest of all involved. Judge would not allow defendant to withdraw Plea and in January the KS Supreme Court issued that the defendant should be allowed Counsel before deciding whether to withdraw or not. Now 5 Court appointed attorneys later the defendant is still asking for legal counsel. Is he entitled another attorney and what will it do if not, will he be able to appeal again