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I had a misdemeanor back in 1990. I completed a program and

I had a misdemeanor back in 1990. I completed a program and my case was dismissed. How can i get this erased from my criminal recored?JA: What state is this in? And can you tell me a little more about the charge?Customer: CA. This was a petty theft charge.JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: not yet.JA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: Again, i completed a program successfully and my case was dismissed. Every time i apply for a job, i have to submit paperwork. THis happened in CA but now i live in Miami, FL.

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How do I appoint a public defender to represent me in court

How do I appoint a public defender to represent me in court to fight a petty theft misdemeanor charge against me that is totally misunderstanding

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J.D.

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I am trying to find out what the different theft charges in

I am trying to find out what the different theft charges in IL would be, for example: theft < $500 is a misdemeanor, are there any amounts lower? Is there a theft < $100, etc.?JA: What state is this in? And can you tell me a little more about the charge?Customer: Illinois. Yes this is a misdemeanor theft charge < $500. I am in a dispute over a dog. I was given the dog and the owner changed his mind. I am not sure how the value of the dog was set at $300. The dog is a nuetered male pet, he can't be used for breeding so he should have a much smaller value.JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: I hired one, but so far he has not made time to meet me and I am very concerned. I have never been involved in any crime or court case before.JA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: I have spent over 3500 in vet bills for this dog because he had a staph infection, parasite infection that required hospitalization and a very advanced ear infection. I told him if he signed a promisary note he could have the dog back. he wouldn't so I told him I was keeping the dog. I dont want to give him back, I have had him since last November.

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I caused a t and run last night. Not sure if they got my

I caused a hit and run last night. Not sure if they got my plate or not. What should I do? When can I expect a call or visit form policeJA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in? And when did this happen?Customer: Coral Gables, Florida. Last night around 11pJA: Have you consulted a lawyer yet?Customer: NoJA: Is there anything else important you think the Criminal Lawyer should know?Customer: I had 3 drinks (2 shots, 1 beer over 3 hiurs) I'm 6'3", 200 lbs. the driver I hit tried to turn left in front of me and I couldn't avoid him. About 30 miles an hour, no rubber laid. I got scared and left. I have a clean driving recordJA: 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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Through my apartment building manager, I became aware a

Through my apartment building manager, I became aware a large Bloomingdales shipment from one of our neighbor had been missing because my wife had taken it from their door step and posted the items for sale on her eBay account. As soon as I learned about this, I confronted my wife, retrieved all the stolen items, and returned it to my neighbor along with a $200 apology gift card. Unfortunately, I have since learned that it had not been the only such incidence and there had been other complaints in the building. One of the other neighbors had a DVD missing and I have also returned that DVD along with a $50 apology gift card.Of course, we are very lucky that these neighbors did not push charges as this is a big time wrong doing! However, understandably so, the neighbors do like us to volunterally move out the building.When I brought up the issue to my wife, out of her guilt, she tried to overdose herself, requiring me to take her to emergency room. I have also seeked mental help for her to help her with reasons she has been acting so wrongfully.At this point, my hopes is for two things:1) is it possible that I can refuse to leave until I finish my lease in 6 months? It is very difficult to move so sudden.2) can she still be liable for having chargers pushed against her. (Note: the neighbor who was the owner of the Bloomingdales merchandise mentioned to me that he would not push charges but I'm not so certain about the neighbor with the DVD or the actual building management)Appreciate the help.Danny

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My son was seen taking pills from patients prescriptions. It

My son was seen taking pills from patients prescriptions. It was Adderall and it says 2C:20-3A on the summons that it is about 193 dollars. What we can expect?

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Zoey_ JD

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If you're a minor that got charged misdameabor theft.

If you're a minor that got charged misdameabor for petty theft. And got bailed out already but has a court date. This is the first time something like this has Evey happened. What would happen at court and would there be more jail?..

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I bought a box of 2 lipsticks ex girlfriend. Later

I bought a box of 2 lipsticks for my ex girlfriend. Later she said she would not go back to where we lived so i took the lipsticks and gave my mom and moved out of the place. She later returned and called the police and accused me of theft, so upon demand I returned the lipsticks to her in front of the police officer. Later she brings me to court for petty theft. What can be the possible outcome of the case?

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Zoey_ JD

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I was recently under unsupervised probation in Colorado

I was recently under unsupervised probation in Colorado for a petty theft misdemeanor. I completed everything I needed to, but have most recently missed my final appearance due to my own error in scheduling. My main issue is that I no longer have any resources in Colorado and have plans to relocate out of state truly ASAP.My main question is simple, "What is my best option at this point?"I understand I likely have a bench warrant, I'd like to know if it's extraditable.Could I be able to amend this warrent while out of state?Is there any way to transfer these issues to the local justice system where I hope to be?Is it possible and if so is it ideal to hire a lawyer to represent me in court while I'm out of state? ( I'd like to spend no more than $1000)If anything should I turn myself in, stay in jail (to save the cost of hotels and food) until the next date and fly out when I'm done? This would be the most disheartening option, as I have plans to leave with my girlfriend and amenities set up beginning Monday night.Something to note is that at this point I don't mind having a misdemeanor failing to appear on record. Though I feel I deserve to have the petty theft removed, which begs the question what is the state of this case, now that I've seemingly failed to complete my probation?I'm very stressed as is my girlfriend and I need help asap, anything is everything for us right now as all the local lawyers are on weekend and we're supposed to leave Monday nightMy case is in Fort Collins, Larimer County.

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