My boyfriend was caught stealing & I was with him. The
My boyfriend was caught stealing & I was with him. The police want me to come talk to them tomorrow, and say I will be arrested. I'm scared! I told the officer on the phone that I was just there but didn't know it was happening. My boyfriend has a drug problem & was just admitted to rehab this AM - the incident happened 12/27. My question: my boyfriend will admit that he did this himself & I had nothing to do with it. Will I be arrested anyway?!?JA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in? And when did this happen?Customer: NY, 12/27JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No
My former employer has accused me of embezzling money from
My former employer has accused me of embezzling money from the company. I paid 97K out of pocket for personal items for the owner also my salary was to be 2K a month which I did not get. I asked for a raised he said pay you whatever you want I don't give a f***, (I have a witness). I don't know what he thinks I took. Any advice?
Wife accused of petit larceny- went to court- plead guilty-
Wife accused of petit larceny- went to court- plead guilty- no fines, only court fees. we get letter from a lawyer's office stating Store has civil suit against her (and demand payment of 5* amount of theft (items never left the store). We have not received any document from a court indicating a civil suit has been filed. How can I get amount reduced / eliminated?
My godson was detained after bond was posted in one state
My godson was detained after bond was posted in one state because he has a capias warrant issued in Va. He has been in jail since Sunday and is awaiting extradiction to Va. How long does it take for Va to pick him up and is there any way to speed up the processJA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in? And when was the warrant issued?Customer: He is currently in Maryland and was detained for traffic charges and an FTA the other detainer is in Va for a misdemeanor charge of petit larceny where he failed to pay the fine and also an FTAJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: The warrant was issued in Virginia and he is waiting to be picked up in BaltimoreJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Bond was posted in Baltimore and he is just looking for legal advice on how to proceed
I have received 3 letters with charges on them from my ex
I have received 3 letters with charges on them from my ex boyfriend and I am trying to find out what might result from them?JA: You just pay a $5 deposit now and the rest only when you get a reply from the Criminal Lawyer. All of this is 100% satisfaction guaranteed, so you can get a refund if you're not happy for any reason.Customer: You mean pay you $5.00 for advice?JA: Because laws vary from state to state, could you tell me what state is this in?Customer: VirginiaJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: The papers tell me that I need to appear in person to accept service of the court documents?? No I have not talked to a lawyer.JA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in?Customer: VirginiaJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: I am not guilty of doing any damage to his car, which is one charge. The other is annoying phone calls and then it has summons written after it. And the third is petit larceny because I took somethings out of his car.
I am charged with a Class A misdemeanor in New York State
Hello! Yesterday I was charged with a Class A misdemeanor, petit larceny, in New York State. I have no previous offences or arrests, a college grad and was a licensed preschool teacher for 5 years. I was wondering how likely is it for my case to be acquitted or dismissed or even expunged although I am not a minor, I am 24I have not talked to a lawyer yet. I was going to wait until Monday. I wasn't sure how available a lawyer is on weekends.
My relative was arrested yesterday (total around $150). She
My relative was arrested yesterday for shoplifting (total around $150). She is not poor at all and had no reason to steal but she went to the store picked up few items she liked wanted to pay for it but out of a sudden decided to press the elevator button to go out instead of going to the cash register which is just next to (after) the elevator with the items in her bag. She is an immigrant student (experienced professional outside the US) works part time and lives with her sister so no personal expenses at all. Her sister is paying her college fee too that she will have to return with no deadline, so no interest no stress of paying high interest an deadline. Its unbelievable what happened there.She could have walked to the cash register (that she told she was planning to with items in her bag....) after she prssed the elevator button she wanted to fix her thought of leaving and then pay for the items and then leave but before she could do that tore security folks came by and asked her to come with them. When she told them she was going to pay for the items they didn't believe and sad she was lying. They also said they have on Camara that she shoplifted in April. Not sure if that happened or if they have that coverage that shows clearly she left without paying or they are just saying that. She had 4 tops and 2 dresses in the bag... I am sure she would have paid...she also said she was going up at the entrance to meet her sister as she was coming to the store to see the items she had selected with the baby and there is no cell phone signal at all in the store. She was shocked when she saw police their in 5 minutes and they didn't let her call her sister. They arrested her and told her she will have to go the police station first and then only she can call anyone. So this was all the bizzare incident.She is an immigrant student spending loads of money on her masters doing a part time job at the same university, no reason for stealing, what would you suggest should be the next step. She was released in less than 2 hours with a desk appearance ticket for Aug 11th. I she is found or proved guilty it's going to impact her whole life negatively and all the effort and hard work she has done till date will go waste due to this incident. This obviously is a first time arrest and we are hoping to get a dismissal and sealing of records so that this doesn't show up on her background check while applying for jobs or green card etc. Please suggest the best way to get the dismissal and sealing of record as if never happened.This has to be sealed/ plunged (not allowed in NYC) so sealed else her life is ruined. need detailed response / help ASAP with step by step process we should follow and anything you want to tell us to make the case stronger for dismissal.
My son has been charged with 2 counts of burglary (day), 1
My son has been charged with 2 counts of burglary (day), 1 count of grand larceny and petit larceny. He has been in county jail for 100 days and his court appointed attorney has presented a plea for 2 years. This is in SC. Does this plea seem fair or are there other things we can ask of the attorney or we can do? He has never had any federal charges prior.JA: The Lawyer will need to help you with this. Have you consulted a lawyer yet?Customer: NoJA: Please tell me everything you can about this issue so the Lawyer can help you best. Is there anything else the Lawyer should be aware of?Customer: Garrett, my son was addicted to xanex and has gone to rehab since in jail. He gave back the items he still had to the victim. He's not been in any trouble in jail.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 Lawyer about your situation and then connect you two.