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I live in Nebraska, and the police have been called to me
Hi,I live in Nebraska, and the police have been called to me because I left my 8 and half months old baby in the car alone for few minutes while she was sleeping in her car seat. The police gave me a ticket to show in court next month. Do I want to know what should I do now? I am totally scared, and I am not a bad mom. I just hated to disturb my baby's sleep when she had a long tired day. The windows were cracked open, and the car was looked with the alarm on.Any advice?Thanks
If someone has had a pass background with charges such as
If someone has had a pass background with charges such as cocaine possession and/marijuana marijuana possession, have completed probation and any consequences such as drug court treatment and excetera; under Florida law can this person obtain a firearm license or license to carry a firearm? All charges had been withheld adjudication and this person shouldn't be considered a convicted felon and any case whatsoever. Before spending money on the licensing requirements of the State of Florida such as a training course to proof that the person is competent enough to manage a firearm, application fees, fingerprinting, etc. Would you say that this person is still eligible under Florida state law statutes to obtain a firearm permit or license to carry a concealed weapon?
My boyfriend was arrested last night degree assault
My boyfriend was arrested last night for fourth degree assault resulting in injury. I repeatedly told the police that he didn't do anything, but the police arrested him anyway due to my busted lip and my dad's statement. My boyfriend was drinking and definitely not in the right frame of mind. Upon calling and obtaining the police report today, it says that my boyfriend admitted to doing it before he was booked. I know that he woke up an absolute mess today and immediately hated his actions. Knowing him, I am worried that upon his arraignment in the morning he will plead guilty immediately instead of asking for an attorney. He has not called me since he got booked, and I am very worried that he's not going to exercise his right to legal representation. I will definitely be going in the morning, but am not sure what to do. I don't know if I will be given a chance to speak my mind and ask for the charges to be dropped or ask for counseling vs jail time (especially considering my bf has a history of mental illness). I know that just because I request charges to be dropped does not mean that they will honor that, but I would like to voice my opinion on the matter
On april 26 2016 my husband was sentenced to 25 years per a
on april 26 2016 my husband was sentenced to 25 years per a plea agreement on 2 counts of murder also during that hearing the judge refused his motion to withdraw his plea in lieu of many issues including misinformation from both his appoint and paid counsel. the judge also refused to remove either attorney and denied the motion for continuance as well as refused an order for interlocutory appeal based on the original indictments being intox. manslaughter but the da's office claimed habitual citing a prior conviction of criminal mischief that was already in appeal.my husband has been incarcerated since april 26th and today i received documents on that appeal and have no idea what to do from here. i got an order on applicaation for post conviction writ and an order designating issues that states the court concluded that the previously unresolved facts were material to the legality of his claims and need to be resolved and that there is a necessity for the suspension of the time limitations. the court also found that my husbands allegations of ineffective assistance of counsel and prosecutorial misconduct required resolution. please help me understand all this and ANY suggestions are more than welcome. thank you for your time and god bless
Im in the process of applying to be a financial rep. I
Hi. Im in the process of applying to be a financial rep. I need to get a life, health, series 6, 63, and 7. I have 2 criminal cases against me from 10 and 5 years ago. The first was for defamation at the end of high school, and the 2nd was for a disorderly conduct stemming from a medical crisis from a medication interaction.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: I dont get a clear answer. But Edward Jontes turned me down for it 3 years ago despite no conviction. Idk if thats legal? And I wasnt sure if even after all this time if I would be able to pass an SEC or Finra background?JA: Is there anything else important you think the Criminal Lawyer should know?Customer: No thats about it. I would like to know what they think. They all resulted in municipal tickets, not criminal convictions. I wanted to know if that is an auto disqualifier or if that is actually different than a criminal conviction and if finra would disqualify me for it?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.
I'm new to this court thingView more criminal law questions
I'm new to this court thing. My car was vandalized by a crazy women and my insurance will not pay for this. I have a police report and proof of this issue. Since, my car insurance (liability) will not pay I have taken the loss. What else can I do? I see it as a waste of time if I go after a crazy women in small claims. Now, I have received a subpoena to present myself in court and lose 1 day of work! ( see attachment ) my questions are: 1. I'm I forced to be present at this court date or can I just ignore it? 2. If I can't ignore what is the benefit to me? 3. Can I claim my damages to the judge and ask the government to pay for my time and my car been vandalized?