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I got pulled over and as i was pulling my ID out of my

Hi! I got pulled over for speeding and as i was pulling my ID out of my wallet the officer spotted my fake ID as well. I have to appear in court for "Person Displaying LIC. Not Issued", and "knowingly and fictitiously obtain license by misrepresentation". Are these criminal charges that will give me a record? Or will they come with fines?JA: You're dealing with a tough issue. But don't worry -- you're in good hands. Because laws vary from state to state, could you tell me what state is this in?Customer: MarylandJA: Have you consulted a lawyer yet?Customer: noJA: Is there anything else important you think the Criminal Lawyer should know?Customer: this is my first issue with the lawJA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Criminal Lawyer about your situation and then connect you two.

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Is there any reason to interfere with my obtaining a

Is there any reason to interfere with my obtaining a concealed weapon permit in TX ?

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On the federal level can a plaintiff claim they were defrauded

On the federal level can a plaintiff claim they were defrauded of something they were not entitled to?

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I am an Enrolled Agent and have my own firm. A few months

I am an Enrolled Agent and have my own firm. A few months ago a business consultant asked me to send out promo for her consulting firm as if it were a service I was delivering. The idea was I would respond to me from the promo and we would make income and split the consulting/service fee. We got no response and it kind of moved onto the back burner. I have for many years dabbled in business consulting. I do have a college degree and training in that area. I would often help people with their businesses so they could afford services in the organization I worked for. The idea of being paid as a business consultant is certainly something I would be interested in and expect to do. My main line has been taxes. I got a potential client referred to me. I talked to this Doctor, and discovered taxes were not a major problem. But he was having business trouble and was paying a consulting firm $2500 per month and was not getting the help he needed. I could have worked out being his business consultant, but it was busy tax time. I called up my friend who has her own small business consulting firm, an S Corp, and discussed the situation with her. She was confident she could help him and offered me 10% as a referral or 30% of the consulting fees if I actually sold the consulting. that would be 30% of $2500 monthly- $750 per month. I called him up, closed him on the monthly service, and collected the first $2500 on a credit card. I forwarded her $1750, less credit card fees, to her. The next month she waived his fee because he had been billed by the original consulting firm. At least she told me she waived his fee. Now she says she has reviewed the cycle and cannot afford to pay me the commission, that it was wrong of her to agree to do so. SHE DOES NOT DENY SHE MADE THE AGREEMENT. She also said she had to hire a partner at $1250 per month to do his Marketing. I pointed out that our agreement, while not in writing, was an ethical and legal contract.; And she agreed to pay me 30% of the fee. She is now saying I got a one-tine $750 dollar payment and she and her marketing director are dong the work. And that that is ALL I get. I realize this could be a problem to prove in court. But that is not the next step. The next step would be to persuade her to not break the law. So, here are my questions. 1) If she agreed to pay me 30% of commissions paid by client who was paying her $2500 per month, and she did not forward it to me, is this a legal violation? Maybe breach of contract? Would this be a felony or misdemeanor? I am not planning legal action against her at this time, nor do I want to report a criminal violation. While our friendship may have gone south due to this cycle, I am not vindictive. To me if she agreed to give me 30% of fees pay, that is a verbal contract, and if she refuses to pay me the percentage, that is a criminal breach of contract. I realize she might deny it or take the 5th, but based upon the data herein, if she does not forward me my commission, would this be a criminal act? Proving it, sueing her, or getting a prosecutor to prosecute are different questions. Is it a criminal act to agree to pay a 30% commission of fees pay and then not pay them?

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If you plead guilty to a misdemeanor because you are terrified

If you plead guilty to a misdemeanor because you are terrified of a trial and maybe jail, although you are innocent, is there a way to appeal? to be exonerated? is there a time limit? would you have to have a trial?

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I was found guilty of Harrassment against one person yet sentenced

I was found guilty of Harrassment against one person yet sentenced as a public threat. No prior, no criminal history, sentenced 180 days in jail, $1000.00 fines. Public Defender said nothing. I was then told I only had 14 days to Appeal in the state of Colorado, actually 35 days. Told not to speak because of appeal.JA: My brothers got into lots of trouble with the law when they were young. The Criminal Lawyer will know how to get you the best outcome. Have you consulted a lawyer yet?Customer: Yes $12 - $15000.00 to appeal case. Also Public Defender did trial so they know most about case.JA: What advice did they give you?Customer: Stick with Public Defender can't afford a lawyerJA: Is there anything else important you think the Criminal Lawyer should know?Customer: I could share a ton of info! I was charged as a Credible Threat and aquited. Have proof and witness that I didn't call with intent to Harrass.JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Criminal Lawyer about your situation and then connect you two.

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Colorado can plea of no contest be changed to not guilty

Colorado can plea of no contest be changed to not guilty

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I recently was robbed and the insurance detective is accusing

I recently was robbed and the insurance detective is accusing me of this when I was the victim. He has harassed me and my husband for something that we did not do. He now wants to give us a polygraph test, but I understand that he can lie about it and convict us anyway. I am innocent and this guy doesn't get the hint. I am also a veteran with ptsd and anxiety and he has been making my emotions worse. what can I do?

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I live in a large HOA in Georgia. We recently discovered the

I live in a large HOA in Georgia. We recently discovered the President and Treasurer concealed information from the BOD that cost the association a few thousand dollars. Probably less than 5,000.Is this a criminal offense?l

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