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I was arrested tonight with class C petty theft under 50

I was arrested tonight with class C petty theft under 50 dollars. In a desperate moment at cash register I realized I wasn't gonna have enough and I panicked and embarrassed because people I knew where behind me. So I covered couple items under my purse and tossed 2 conditioners in my purse... I got caught , I was only in front of the cashier... I panicked.., police came took me to jail, my mother came and paid the fine ... Does this make me guilty?? Never gave me options, I never saw a citation with court date. This is my first offense!! I'm ashamed ... I'm worried because I'm a RN.., will this affect my license ?? What are my optionsJA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in? And when did this happen?Customer: Texas... Feb 20 about 830 pm.. I'm still up can't sleep.. So worriedJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: No.. I got home at 1015...I asked them what's next and they said " nothing" you are good to go, class C is no big deal??"JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: That is everything... Honest truth... I did it and I can't explain why... Desperate moment

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Zoey_ JD

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I am out on bail and I recently got 3 moving violations and

I am out on bail and I recently got 3 moving violations and I have to take a class. And after the class I will be put on probation. Is that gonna violate my terms of release by not being law abiding?JA: Because traffic laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: IowaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: I don't know. I just got a letter in the mail today saying I had to take the class and after the class I will be put on probation for a year following the date of the class.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No

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Zoey_ JD

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I need some advice, but do I have to pay a lot just to get

Yes I need some advice, but do I have to pay a lot just to get some advice? JA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location. Customer: I'm in Tennessee JA: Has anything been filed or reported? Customer: Yes JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you? Customer: NoI am currently on unsupervised probation/diversion for petty theft under $500. I have made all my payments, done all of the community service, and completed the shoplifting class I was required to take so I was able to be put on unsupervised. Earlier today I was given a citation for being in a friend's vehicle where there was possession of marijuana one blunt that was 0.5 grams. I don't have money to afford a lawyer for this as I'm only 20 and in school and my job barely supplies hours of work. So I have no idea what to do. I made a mistake being in that car, and I will never put myself in that situation again but I don't want to go to jail and I really can't afford to pay more fines so I just need to know if there's any way I can avoid this since it was not my car I was in. I know it is probably going to be a probation violation if I call my probation officer and I'm scared she will send me to jail because of this and then I will no longer be able to be on diversion and I will have a record. I just don't know how to proceed from here!Detail Required: LOW; Urgency: LOW

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Zoey_ JD

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This is a whole differed case What is going to happen to me

This is a whole differed case What is going to happen to me if I violated a restraining order twice and I got a summons for court and they said it is a Violation Of Order Of Protection For Adult { Misdemeanor A RSMo: 455.085 }17 Code: 455.085-002Y200950.0

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Hammer O'Justice

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State of Georgia. My son was on probation under first

State of Georgia. My son was on probation under first offender( possession of marijuana intent to distribute), probation for possession of marijuana(misdemeanor), and theft by taking(first offender probation) Yes three different probation with fines on all and restitution on one. He relocated to Ohio with all three probation officers awareness and court. He was suppose to report by phone and send payment in. He started out sending payments and reporting and then stopped. At this point, is it even possible that he can deal with this without going to jail or prison? It has been about two years now. Thank you

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Ely

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My attorney filed a motion to dismiss a criminal complaint

My attorney filed a motion to dismiss a criminal complaint against me for being facially insufficient. Even a layman without a law degree would agree - it was poorly drafted and barely touched on elements to make a prima facie case. In NYC a one count B misdemeanor doesn't get a trial jury - it is bench (I am sure you know this, but I was horrified to learn) --the prosecutor responded to this motion NOT by redrafting complaint, but rather denying it and including for reason of denial email correspondence and other exhibits which made apparent my previous arrest in a case I received COMPLETE DISMISSAL for bc the prosecutor made egregious errors. It is my personal opinion this is a revenge thing, but that's just my opinion. As such, the judge denied the motion bc the prosecutor only submitted exhibits convenient for them, while my attorney was attempting to be ethical and stick to the four corners of the complaint.My question is this: are a defendant's rights violated if, in a response for a motion to dismiss for lack of making a prima facie case, the prosecutor's response to judge, who is the fact decider in bench trial, was a series of exhibits of a previous case that had been dismissed in my favor and sealed? I feel like this was extremely unfair.

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Zoey_ JD

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Can a summary offense record hurt me of getting a job in

Can a summary offense record hurt me of getting a job in Pennsylvania?JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No

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Zoey_ JD

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I got charged for Minor in Tavern in Indiana and was charged

I got charged for Minor in Tavern in Indiana and was charged 166.50 dollars.JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Will this remain in my records??

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RobertJDFL

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Juris Doctorate

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My daughters mother moved to a Indiana and falsified that I

My daughters mother moved to a Indiana and falsified that I broke a civil mutual no contact order and I was charged criminally, my lawyer told me Indiana does not have subject matter jurisdiction in Indiana over a Kentucky civil order. The judge in Indiana charged and convicted me of criminal invasion of privacy. My lawyer is furious that the judge applied criminal charges over a civil matter. What relief do I have if any?JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: IndianaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Yes, mother went to police and falsified police report that broke the order from Kentucky and I should be charge criminallyJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I turned the judge into the judicial conduct commission last week but he refused to allow me to share he had already been turned into the commission in Indiana but still heard the case yesterday and convicted me of invasion of privacy

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Maverick

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