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My son who is a minor received a criminal complaint last Aug

My son who is a minor received a criminal complaint last Aug for possession of drug paraphernalia ( bowl for smoking marijuana ). He received an arraignment notice today. We are located in DE. What is the punishment for this and do you recommend I hire attorney?

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NishaJones

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My boyfriend is on parole and was arrested for a misdemeanor

my boyfriend is on parole and was arrested for a misdemeanor crime, therefore the parole board put a parole hold on him, the misdemeanor case has been dismissed, but the parole board is keeping the hold on him and is requiring a face to face meeting, what can we do to help him

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Zoey_ JD

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I am a disabled senior, female, 65, in Aurora, Co, charged

Hello:I am a disabled senior, female, 65, in Aurora, Co, charged with a municipal assault and battery (I was served a summons). I have a spotless record and just did a stupid thing, under a lot of stress and in a provocative situation, at my Kaiser medical clinic.I had fallen at home on my hip, and was in pain and using my cane to try to walk in to the clinic front door. I had tried to reach Kaiser for over an hour by phone to see where they wanted me to go for sure. Finally I gave up and my neighbor took me to the nearest Kaiser clinic, at which I have been treated several times before. I was denied medical service by a woman at the check-in counter, who rudely told me repeatedly I could not be seen there. I tried to tell her that I had tried to call ahead but to no avail, she just kept repeating loudly, "this is not a trauma clinic, you can't be seen here." As I was walking away I said, "you won't even listen to me..f..ing bitch."She proceeded to follow me all over the clinic as I was limping around, trying to find out where to go, taunting me. I asked her repeatedly to stop following me. Finally she jumped in front of me in a hallway and put her hands and feet out to block the hallway; I was blocked in behind by other employees who had come out, I had no free hands or feet so I tried to get her to move by tapping her on the ankle with my cane. She didn't move, and her arm was right in front of my face, so I started to bite her. Realizing she didn't even flinch, I withdrew. According to the police report, she sustained no visible injury.I was then grabbed hard by the shoulder by someone (her, I think), and they tried to push me into a room. I pulled back and said oh, no you're not going to lock me in a room. Then they let go, leaving significant bruising on the back of my shouder and injuring my shoulder joint. It is still not healed. They still put me in the room saying they weren't going to lock it. I waited for a few minutes, then left, leaving the building.I know this was stupid, but is there any chance of getting a deferred prosecution in Colorado on such charges? Thank you for your help. My name is DonnaI know it

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RobertJDFL

Attorney

Juris Doctorate

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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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NishaJones

Juris Doctorate

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A prospective employer asked me if I have ever been

Hi... a prospective employer asked me if I have ever been convicted of any crime. I got a misdemeanor DUI in CA in 1990 or 1991. Will that show up on my background check even though that was 25 years ago?JA: Because laws vary by place, can you tell me what state you're in?Customer: CAJA: Have you talked to a laywer yet?Customer: No, and I do not want to yet. If the question doesn't have a straight forward answer then never mind. Thanks for your time.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No thank you.

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NishaJones

Juris Doctorate

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How can we reschedule a missed court date for a criminal

How can we reschedule a missed court date for a criminal misdemeanorJA: What state is this in? And do you have a reliable court contact?Customer: Las Vegas NevadaJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: No...JA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: I don't think so

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CrimDefense

Juris Doctor

29,660 satisfied customers
My 19 yr old son was picked up going 124 in a 55. No

My 19 yr old son was picked up going 124 in a 55. No violations, great kid, just started college. He has to apprear in court as the endangering others or property box was checked. He did it, he is guilty, but is there a way to ask for a lesser charge, not loose his lisence, etc?JA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in?Customer: MinnesotaJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: No. He does not deny he did it. Just not paying attention on a state highway going to a friends house.JA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: Not that I can think of.

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Michael J, Esq.

Solo Practicioner

Doctoral Degree

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I'm trying to get my husbands gun rights back in Idaho and

I'm trying to get my husbands gun rights back in Idaho and Oregon. Convictions were non violent and very long ago. One State (Oregon) and one Federal (Idaho)JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: We live in FLJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: He has a record. Lot's of misdemeanors. I have every file on every adjudication.

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Ely

Counselor at Law

Juris Doctor

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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?

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Christopher B, Esq.

Attorney

Juris Doctor

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