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I had a deputy states attorney tell me if I contested an overweight

I had a deputy states attorney tell me if I contested an overweight citation.That she would then up the fine from $210 to $500 isnt that called coercion. and also cite me for failure to have a log book.Im a commercial truck driver.

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P. Simmons

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Hello all. I have a bit of a situation with the MVD that Im

Hello all. I have a bit of a situation with the MVD that I'm needing some assistance with. I have a limited license due to too many points on my record. When I got the license, I had the affidavit signed and filled out by my work. I was advised that this is sufficient for school or work purposes. A few days ago, I got pulled over for driving 60 in the 75 in the left hand lane and looking at my cell phone briefly. I explained to the officer that I was going in to study. On the back of my license, it says restriction school/employment. He ran it through NCIC and they only had an employment restriction on it. He cited me for careless driving and driving while suspended. I explained what I was told at the MVD. He told me that if I could produce some sort of paperwork proving that, he would dismiss the driving while suspended. I called the MVD, who advised me to get an affidavit signed by the school and have the restricition added on. I have the affidavit, I also have a date set for arraignment. I'm needing advice on how to proceed forward and what to expect. Thanks!

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Hammer O'Justice

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My question involves "Possession" and what is considered to

My question involves "Possession" and what is considered to be "Possession" or "Transportation" and the difference between the two terms. If I have a newly purchased firearm in the trunk,NOT loaded,inside a zippered bag,inside a second zippered bag. Is that to be considered "Possession" or is it "Transportation" ?

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Dave Kennett

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If I am convicted of a class 1 misdemeaner of brandishing a

If I am convicted of a class 1 misdemeaner of brandishing a firearm in VA and I have no prior criminal record what is the maximum penalty?

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NateLawAnswers

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Hi Im wondering how much time someone could get for these

Hi I'm wondering how much time someone could get for these following charges? Someone stole from me and this is what they're booked for. I live in Louisiana and the amount stolen was over $1000.THEFT 14:67 11-00080258 13000.00 19TH JDC IDENTITY THEFT 14:67.16 11-00080258 0.00 19TH JDC THEFT/IDENTITY 14:67.16 11-00080258 0.00 19TH JDC FORGERY 14:72 11-00080258 0.00 19TH JDC POSS OF MARIJUANA 40:966D 11-00080258 0.00 19TH JDC

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Chris T., JD

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My son just recieved a driving without headlights AND an appearence

My son just recieved a driving without headlights AND an appearence ticket for NYS penal code 221.05 ( pot pipe). Should he handle these items seperatly by pleading guilty to the traffic ticket and mail it in and then go to court with only the appearence ticket?

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JB Umphrey

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Given and accepting a Plea Offer, once brought in front of

Given and accepting a Plea Offer, once brought in front of the Judge with the DA and your attorney presenting the case. My question is can the Judge change the Plea base on the charges dropped, considering it to be to lenient?

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PlotinusLaw

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Discuss the role of plea bargaining in criminal trials. What

Discuss the role of plea bargaining in criminal trials. What are the advantages of allowing defendents to plea to reduced sentences. To what extent should victims of crimes be consulted in the plea bargain process?

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Ely

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Young man that works for me in WV was young and stupid. He

Young man that works for me in WV was young and stupid. He got mixed up with a group of traveling driveway repair men. They were all arrested in MD, VA, and WV. His charges were dropped in MD and VA. He gave evidence against the schill persons. Part of his problem involved cashing checks for these guys. The start of WV charged him with 3 felonies and offered him a plea bargin that gave him 3 felonies and probation. He did not understand how much this would mess up his life and future. Even his probation officer states, these charges should have been dropped as in the other states. So here is the question: Is there any way he can have this revisited; reduced; anything?

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