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My 29 year old son has been convicted, sentenced and now is

My 29 year old son has been convicted, sentenced and now is paroled as a sex offender. Is there any chance in hell that he can get his level 3 status lowered before he dies?

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My son was involved in an altercation at school where a

My son was involved in an altercation at school where a student attacked him and he pushed him off to get away. My son was charged with an ordinance violation of disorderly conduct which we/he plead not guilty to. I have spoken to the city attorney who stated that my son was at fault both because he called this student a name several days before this(the name was also said to another student who did not take issue with it and was due to inappropriate pictures being posted online) and because my son received a message from another student saying that the student who attacked him was going to be waiting in the hall after class (the student that ended up attacking him had threatened to attack him several times before and nothing ever happened so my son didn't think this time would be any different) I just was wondering if it is a valid charge of disorderly conduct or if we should continue to fight the charge. The city attorney also mentioned a duty to retreat but not sure what the law is on that in a non-lethal situation in Wisconsin

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My daughter was stopped in Tucson for expired tags. During

My daughter was stopped in Tucson for expired tags. During stop the officer noticed a fake id from Florida. She was given a citation for criminal traffic, 28-3478.1, knowingly possessing a fictitious id M2. Court date this Thursday. What is possible outcome? Should she have an attorney present?

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I live in Texas and an adult gave my minor son alcohol, then

I live in Texas and an adult gave my minor son alcohol, then decided that it would be ok for my son to drive them around. They ran into a tree and we brought my son home when he called and told us.The police showed up at the house and issued my son a DUI of alcohol by Minor. They released him to a friend but put they released him to his father on the paperwork. Do we need a lawyer?JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Texas and it's a DUI by minorJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: The DUI by minor was filed. They did not catch him driving. He was already home.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I think that's it. Just need to know what to do.

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My 15yr old son was charged with the aforementioned offense

My 15yr old son was charged with the aforementioned offense for possession of a paint scrapper. He only has to pay a fine, but I'm afraid that it will remain on his record as an adult although he was not fingerprinted.JA: When we are ready I'll take you to the appropriate web page.Customer: OkJA: In what state did this occur?Customer: In PaJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: Not yetJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No

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I am 17 and stole under $50 dollars worth of makeup from

I am 17 and stole under $50 dollars worth of makeup from target but had put it in a trash can before being approached by the workers. My friends had stolen stuff and she was the one caught and then told on me. She is 18 and stole about $100 more and had counterfeit bills on her as well. It is my first offense and i have family court may 1. what do you think my penalty will be? I really cannot go to jail ( i am 17) and should i hire a lawyer?

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My 16 year old son had a 6 second video of him and another

my 16 year old son had a 6 second video of him and another juvenile engaging in intercourse in november 2016. He shared the video to three friends and the video has long been since deleted. The young girl has gone to the police and the police reviewed his phone a month ago and there was no evidence of anything on the phone or his friends phone. The young girl and her family are asking for it to all go away. This morning the local official served us with a search warrant and seized the phone. Now what?

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My daughter got stopped Friday night and got a DUI and had

My daughter got stopped Friday night and got a DUI and had marijuana and a bong on her. Should I get a lawyer? She goes to court april 3JA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in?Customer: KYJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: No I have notJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Not that I know of

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Grandson charged with stolen property (phone) at school. he

grandson charged with stolen property (phone) at school. he was handed the phone in school in hallway during class changes thinking it was a joke on another student. the parents of the student reported it as stolen to local city police. he was not arrested at school nor by city police (school said it was out of their hands because it was reported to the city). Received a letter from city of san antonio stating that he is to report tomorrow and put on probation. Is it standard procedure to be put on probation without going before a judge. I am very concerned that this will affect him now and in the future. does he need an attorney or what should I do to try and help him. the item was valued over $750 if true. appreciate your advice.JA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in? And when did this happen?Customer: san antonio tx , about 2-3 wks agoJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: no, letter was receive this past saturdayJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: is there a fine to this, and can a probation officer make this decision, do the parents owning the phone have to show proof of the value, the phone was returned to them on the date of the incident.

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