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My 63 year old brother was found guilty of kidnapping and
My 63 year old brother was found guilty of kidnapping and gross sexual imposition, 8 counts on one girl, from the time she was 7 to 11, he plea bargin to what he thought would be 3 to 5 years, turned out it was 3 to 5 years per count, his first offense, he's a family man, and just recently retired, we paid his lawyer all the money we had and borrowed on our house, $18,000.00, his lawyer did a bad job defending, needless to say the Judge gave him 23 years in prison, we filed a appeal, the Judge and prosector claims hes a Monster and Dr Jykel and Mr Hyde, this is not him at all, I believe he is guilty, but dont believe in the senctence, any advise
Over the weekend I was cited Assault / Disorderly Person. I
Over the weekend I was cited for Simple Assault / Disorderly Person. I was in an uber and the driver would not let us out after asking numerous times and kept laughing and driving. After about 15 min and repeatedly asking he finally pulled over. At this time I had shoved him and he hit his nose and had some bleeding. I was taken to the PD and processed. I plan to file a complaint against the driver as I felt threatened which led to my actions. Should I get a lawyer as well? Am I doing the right thing by filing a complaint for simple assault against the driver? I am in NJ.
Hey My name is***** was recently involved in a home invasion.
Hey My name is***** was recently involved in a home invasion. 4 men broke into my home with guns and pistol whipped, beat, kidnapped and robbed my girlfriend and I. They stole over $7000 in Merchandise which include designer shoes and electronics. I had to have emergency surgery to fix my jaw and reconstructive plastic surgery to fix the bones around my eye and a medal plate was put behind my cheek.The cops seem like they are dragging their feet and definitely don't seem like they are on my side trying to catch these guys. 4 xanax pills where found in the living room and the cops are trying to make it seemed like I'm a drug dealer and that is the reason they robbed our home, but the real reason is because I have a Jordan/Shoe collection worth thousands plus jewelry and they were jealous. Honestly I am not involved with any of that. I smoke weed and buy prescription pills in small amounts for personal use only.While I was in the hospital the lawyers question me and my girlfriend. I admitted to nothing but my girlfriend said "Well i remember only 1 time he brought pills for his roommate but that's it" and she did not write an official statement. Now the cops definitely think I had something to do with this robbery but its didn't at all. I just want to know what is my exposure. They only found 4 pills and nothing else. Since I have roommates they cant prove the pills are mine but with what my girlfriend said I'm afraid they are looking into me as well. Do I need a Lawyer. Is their a chance i can get arrested or charged for this. I'm the victim here but I'm worried and don't have money to retain a lawyer. Please Help
Is the following charge a Violation of the Racketeering Influenced
Is the following charge a Violation of the Racketeering Influenced and Corrupt Organization Act (RICO) 18 u.s.c. 1961?..........18:1952-7400.F RACKETEERING - TRANSPORTING IN AID OFDisposition: 30 months imprisonment; 3 years supervised release; $2,000 fine; and $100.00 special assessment
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My family and I were robbed at gunpoint... My family and I
My family and I were robbed at gunpoint...My family and I were robbed at gunpoint twice and nothing was ever done by the police department about it.Three young men with guns kicked in my door while we were home late one night. I was asleep, but my son was awake. The three stold my credit card. They forced my son into their car and told him if he didn't give them the correct pin number, they were going to kill him. They forced him in their car & down to the floorboard while they continued to stomp & beat him. Once at the bank, the used my card to withdraw the maximum amount allowed by the bank. They then went to a convenient store and bought alcohol. They drove my son far away from our home and said that they would murder his family if he called the police.Around 2 weeks later, the same 3 kicked my door in again. Forced us to the ground with guns. They kept saying if we didn't give them money that we were all going to die that night. While guns were pointed at my the back of my head, i could hear them hitting my son with their guns. At that time, I jumped up, almost sure i'd be murdered, and told them if they hit my son again, they would definitely have to kill me. The "leader" put his gun to my head and said, "Bitch you fixin' to die.The other two ransacked my house and stold all of my jewelry, cell phones, and other valuables in my house. They continued to hold us at gunpoint while threatening to kill us.This happened 2 times in a two-week period. The 3 robbers were captured on video at the bank as well as the convenience store. My landlord & i spoke to the police department detective several times. We were told that it was under investigation. After a few weeks, my son & I did a little investigating ourselves. We found out where they lived, tag numbers, and what they looked like. We also found out about the videos.It was never investigated by the police department, as we were told. The videos were never seen by any detectives, therefore our money was never returned by the bank. Our phone calls were no longer answered and everytime I went back to see about any progress, I was told it was still under investigation but detective "so-n-so" was not in.Both times the police were called and a report was made. We had to move away from there because we no longer felt safe. My landlord didn't think it was safe for us to be there either. My son and I have a hard time sleeping at night because of this. We were extremely traumatized.I went with my landlord to the police station several different times and every time was told it was under investigation. They never investigated the incidents as we were told. Nothing was ever done. Our police department failed us miserabley. Isn't that a violation of my civil rights? Doesn't my family & I have a right to feel safe & protected in our own home?
I was charged and plead guilty to felony charges in the late
I was charged and plead guilty to felony charges in the late 80s who can if at all restore my rights to bear arms? I now live in nj and have lived here for more than 15 years and have been in no trouble since early 90s which was also in tenn. And those charges were from the same time as the 80s charges
I submitted my teaching license application (English 7-12)
I submitted my teaching license application (English 7-12) last week and wrote DUI test refusal since that is what is was listed as. It clearly stated "misdemeanor" on the court papers. I was unsure whether to call it "DUI" or "test refusal", but since the paper work listed "test refusal" I wrote that. In my explanation i wrote that an officer pulled into my driveway, asked em to come to the station, and when I arrived asked me to take a DUI test. I refused until I could get an attorney present and was charged with refusing. The paperwork shows I had a "fleeing" charge dismissed and the refusal was lowered from a GM to a misdemeanor after competing my probation. My record shows one "misdemeanor".Will this affect my getting my license renewed?At the time of court they said it would appear only as a DUI on my record but it states "misdemeanor DUI-Test refusal". This was in May 2011 and I completed two years of probation.
My friend and s daughter were at the airport in South AfricaView more criminal law questions
My friend and his daughter were at the airport in South Africa th being American.The daughter went missing the father looked everywhere and couldn't find her.He went to the police they looked and couldn't find herSeye later he heard from some men on his cell who had her.they want money for her.the police said the father has to come up with the money which he has none.the police say they will arrest the men when they go for the money yah right.he can't get the money anywhere?the police won't give it what can he do please help