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I was charged with felony possession Felony C RSMo: 195.202

i was charged with felony possession Felony C RSMo: 195.202 and Unlawful Use Of Drug Paraphernalia Misdemeanor A RSMo: 195.233 - I was told by numerous lawyers and friends who had much worse in this same area that I would get offered drug court. I had to get extensions 3 times due to financial issues and the judge is a very nice guy. nice to me and everyone in the court room. then suddenly on my last request for extension he got all upset and said if I didn't come in with lawyer next time I'd have a problem. so I got a public defender and he told me drug court. the day of my next court date, the prosecutor only offered 3 years probation, no drug court. what is this? I was sued by the federal gov in 2010 (nothing to do with drugs) and because we fought them (which we shouldn't of because they don't lose) they got all bent and after they got summary judgment smeared me all over the internet. I can't get a job delivering pizza's right now. they had such a bias against me and from day one acted like I was murdering children or something. I have PTSD to this day because of this and now it looks like the local government is starting to act the same way. I told all this to my PD but he just shrugged it off. nice guy, but I can't pay him much so I understand his general lack of concern. I have a bad feeling about this entire deal and have for a few weeks now. its the same bad feeling I had when - as it turns out - the federal gov was secretly investigating my business in 2009. is this my PTSD / paranoia or could one thing be influencing the other? or can you even speculate?JA: What state is this in? And can you tell me a little more about the charge?Customer: missouriJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: public defenderJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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Im wondering how much i have to pay first please, Ok.should

Hi im wondering how much i have to pay first pleaseJA: I'm not sure of the exact price, but there's only a $5 deposit. The rest of the price information will be on the page I send you to.Customer: Ok.should i tell you the situation n ask the question or?JA: In what state did this occur?Customer: VirginiaJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: No.im just seeking adviceJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Im asking advice for a person who is already locked up

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My question is based on a hypothetical situation based in

My question is based on a hypothetical situation based in Michigan. I understand that the answer may vary from different circumstances. However I would like to get most likely outcome (from practical perspective not theoretical).1. Do police follow up a txt message in an escort phone? There is no explicit mention of “ sexual activities in exchange of money”, but the conversation seems like a meeting was arranged.2. Can alone a txt message provide enough evidence? As the argument can be raised asking who was using that phone at particular time? And there was no physical evidence of actual meeting- the conversation may be just a joke.3. What is the possibilities of the fact that police will follow up a txt massage 2 years back?

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Collateral Estoppel affirmative defense in civil case

Collateral Estoppel affirmative defense in civil case arising out of events in a criminal case.Background. State MichiganGenerally collateral Estoppel cannot prevail in a civil case arising out of the outcome in a criminal case however I believe I have special circumstances that make the argument worth while.I was charged with felony assault with a dangerous weapon and great bodily harm less than murder. The alleged victim was my soon to be ex wife. While intoxicated with a .18 bac she ran out after my work vehicle in the dark of night. I was sober. She was injured and falsely accused me of deliberately injuring her.I went to trial with a public defender and was found not guilty on all counts.I am now being sued civilly for negligence etc...Because I refused to plea and refused each and every plea offer, the circuit court judge ordered mediation between the alleged victim and myself the defendant because he expressed concern that if I was convicted he would have to send me to prison. He knew there were special circumstances to the case at hand. I agreed and when mediation broke down very quickly I proceeded to trial. The judge essentially made the alleged victim a party to the people's case against me thereby allowing her to litigate to an extent the outcome of the case. This is an unprecedented thing for a judge to do.Second, the prosecuting attorney continued to grant special privileges to the alleged victim by continually attempting to make plea offers that would financially benefit the alleged victim thereby making her a party to the people's case.I intend to argue collateral Estoppel to the extent the court may allow as an additional affirmative defense.Would this be a worthwhile defense to assert even though it may not prevail?

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Why would tdjc move a state jail felony to the county in

Why would tdjc move a state jail felony to the county in which tdjc headquarters is located when they had no prior case from that County would this be a common occurrence if new charges were picked up while in prison

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Receive subpoena late last week and did not have time to

Receive subpoena late last week and did not have time to seek councilJA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state the subpoena was issued in?Customer: Texas, city court on a simple assaultJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: Yes and none have time to make it by the 16 thJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I'm the victim and want to go about proceeding of pleading the 5th

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I am a Florida resident with an extensive background in

I am a Florida resident with an extensive background in Horticulture. IN 1986 I received a felony conviction. I have a job offer to work in a legally licensed Marijuana grow operation in Oregon. Will my felony conviction prevent me from being employed in the state of OregonJA: What state is this in? And can you tell me a little more about the charge?Customer: The state is Oregon and In 1986 I caught my best friend and finance together and I shot and killed him. I pled to second degree murder and did 10 yrs. I was released in 1997. I have no other convictions.JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: What do you mean? Filed or reported? Of course my conviction is on file!JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No just that one question? Will my 1986 felony conviction in Florida prevent me from being employed in a legal marijuana grow operation in the state of Oregon

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It's more about sentencing and mitigating circumstances. Can

It's more about sentencing and mitigating circumstances. Can you still help?JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: New YorkJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: The trial is over. He was convicted. The lawyer will not return our calls since the trialJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Is giving the DA information on circumstances took place after the trial unethical?

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I applied for TSA precheck and it says I was declined but it

I applied for TSA precheck and it says I was declined but it didn't tell me why. The only thing I have on my record is a DUI from 4 years back. So they decline in Dui's that aren't felonies

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