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My 21 year old daughter, Mendez, was arrested this morning

My 21 year old daughter, Morgan Mendez, was arrested this morning for parole violation.Morgan attended a 35-day drug rehabilitation program, at Blue Ridge Rehab, from February 2016 until March 2016. At the end of the program, her Therapist recommended that Morgan continue treatment at a 90-day rehabilitation clinic, in Lubbock Texas: Tree Haven at Dovetree (20K for 3 month rehab and sober living community). Upon immediate graduation from Blue Ridge, Morgan left for Texas. When she arrived on April 6th, the councilors at Dovetree attempted to contact Morgan's GA Probation Officer to coordinate a state-to-state transfer of probation. They were unsuccessful. After many calls, they reached Officer Brown and explained where Morgan was and why. Officer Brown simply said, Morgan should not be out of state. They continued weekly to contact Officer Brown, but was unsuccessful.During the duration of Morgan's stay at Dovetree, she did amazingly well! She flourished in therapy, passed twice-weekly drug tests, attended daily NA Meetings, and obtained a job (in which she was able to save 3K). Morgan did so well, she has decided to reside in Texas, and attend Texas Tech in the Fall.On Tuesday, June 21st , Morgan called Officer Brown to inform her that she intends to stay in Texas, and wanted to know how to transfer probation. Officer Brown informed Morgan that if she did not report to the Cherokee County Probation office before 8am on June 23rd, with proof of rehab, that she would put a warrant out for Morgan's arrest, for violation of parole. Morgan purchased a $500, one-way, plane ticket, and worked with Dovetree to gather all documentation she could proving why she was in TX. She was even able to obtain 3 letters of reference, on letterhead, from Therapists, the Dovetree lawyer, etc.This morning, we reported to the probation office, where Officer Brown arrested Morgan immediately; as she had already filed the warrant on May 26th.How does this happen? How can someone be arrested for doing the right thing? I understand Morgan should not have been in Texas; however, we were literally at a crossroad and did what it took to save our daughter.Any guidance you can provide, we would appreciated.

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My son is in jail. I red a lawyer. He looked at my son case.

My son is in jail for crime. I hired a lawyer. He looked at my son case. And said he can keep him out prison for a fee of 7500.00. He informed me he knew judge. That judge was retiring. And he could get my son parole. No prison time. Its been six month. I keep my end to pay 1200.00 monthly. And I did. Now I have two more payments left. The attorney has been going to court monthly. Still saying he will avoid prison. Now I am almost done paying 7500.00. He informs me Da is suggesting 10 yrs prison time. And to keep my son out prison. He needs 5000.00 more...What can i do. I feel like the lawyer lied. He wants 5000.00 more on top of 7500.00 to fo what hr said he would do for 7500.00Please help... Feeling Bambozzled!!!!

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I was convicted of felony burglary in 1972 Louisiana.

I was convicted of felony burglary in 1972 Louisiana. Sentenced to 5 years probation which was terminated after1 year. I'm now 62 and a resident of Florida . Can I legally vote and serve on a jury?

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I need to know if I have a case worth persuing. a very close

I need to know if I have a case worth persuing. a very close friend was going to close her tanning salon and offered it to me (to give to me). I had quit two jobs that I cant get back and immediately take over the salon since she was starting a new job. I also had to move my family and horse out to the town the salon was located and signed a lease on a rental house so I could go ahead and take ownership of the salon. she had me get a dba in my name with a similar name to the salon so we wouldn't have to change the signage, I got a business account under my name with sun time as the name on the checks. I have two employees that I pay, I buy the products and have run the salon for several months. well, she got fired from her new job almost immediately and has been at home for a while recuperating from a broken toe. she has access still to the old business accounts since the credit card payments haven't been transferred to my new account and she can see how good ive been doing with the salon and new clientele I have brough in with a targeted ad campaign that I have paid for. every so often she will call the bank with the old business account(which I have access to) and pull a withdrawl so I can put the money in my account. we were getting ready to do all the switching of utilities and talked to our phone rep who is a customer and she told her she is handing over the business to me and we need to switch the bill into my name. I can get a statement from the phone rep verifying this. I also have saved several text messages where we go over the agreement that I was to take over the salon. so now she wants to try and boot me out and take the salon back from me (there has not been an official bill of sale although in text she agreed to give me one). once we started arguing I offered to pay her a sum for the salon and she agreed. now this time around when we argued she said she's just going to take it back "shit happens" is what she told me. do I have a viable case against her by way of verbal and text agreements and statements made to other witnesses?

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My son was picked up on a p&p violation. He has been in jail

My son was picked up on a p&p violation.He has been in jail 9 days now without seeing a judge or a lawyer. Is this within the law?

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My wife and I agreed to an online sales price and verbal

My wife and I agreed to an online sales price and verbal agreement for $20,677 on a vehicle. We went back and completed all the paperwork. I now noticed a year later that the price on the paperwork was $22,677. I have no documentation showing the $20,677 advertised price and only my word and my wife's. I reviewed our paperwork and everything I have and nowhere does it ever indicate the price of $22,677. If this figure was presented we would have noticed and corrected at that time. We did not notice at the time but now realize they charged us an extra $2,000. Is this worth trying to fight in small claims?

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Just bought a car from Rothrock dealership in PA a few weeks

Just bought a car from Rothrock dealership in PA a few weeks ago. I bought the car as is and they told me everything that was wrong with and one of those issues was the turbo was going to need to be replaced. So I bought the car and it broke down hardly even 10 miles of leaving the dealership because the turbo blew. Called them and they did nothing to try and help me except for give $200 for repair that cost $2,100. They said they to sent the $200 check 2 Mondays ago. I have never recieved this check. So, I put the new turbo in myself, and barely 30 miles of driving it blows out. So, this time I took it to a professional mechanic. He said the bottom of the engine is blown which is why the turbos keep blowing. The dealership said the engine was good and it just needed a turbo. I'm paying on $10,000 paperweight because the dealer sold me a car with a blown motor and didn't tell me about it. I am now wothout a car and struggling to get to work and have no way of getting around. The dealership knew I was in the military prior to me purchasing the car. Is there anything that can be done here?

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I'm moving from ***** ***** to SC. I have two more years

I'm moving from ***** ***** to SC. I have two more years left on probation and the registry..how long would I have to be on the registry. My conviction is sexual battery w/ minor. Thank youJA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?Customer: I am on probation in ***** *****..I'm looking to do a transfer, but I wanted to know how long I would have to register in SC once I move here with two years left on probationJA: OK got it. Last thing — Lawyers generally expect a deposit of about $36 to help with your type of question (you only pay if satisfied). Now I'm going to take you to a page to place a secure deposit with JustAnswer. Don't worry, this chat is saved. After that, we will finish helping you.

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My boyfriend was arrested at my home when I called cops /c

My boyfriend was arrested at my home when I called cops b/c he was intoxicated and not de-escalating (not violent toward me, hitting head on wall and breaking everything) he was on parole at time for shoplifting (parole over in October 2016) they are holding him without bond b/c of parole - is there a way to get him bonded out?

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