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I am a Korean-American, male, 33 years old, no criminal

Greetings, I am a Korean-American, male, 33 years old, no criminal history, come from middle-class family, my father is a physician. I got pulled over for speeding outside my home state of CA where I have a Medical MJ recommendation to carry/use pot. They found pot in the car. I was not high. I didn't have my Medical MJ card because I was mugged at gunpoint earlier this year. Replacing it requires that I appear in CA. Court date is Oct 11th in Arizona. I'm in St Louis on a brand new job. Do I need to show in AZ for that court date?

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Nisha Jones, Esq.

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I'm being charged with a felony forged documents and

I'm being charged with a felony forged documents and burglary of a bank for trying to cash or deposit a check into my bank account that I didn't know was bad. I have a housecleaning business that I advertise on Craigslist and was hired to clean a house and possibly others in a city about an hour away from where I reside, this is not unusual in this business. The person was going to put the money in my account but when I met them they gave me a check for over the amount and said there would be more work to come as to why. I went to a wellsfargo bank, who I bank with and asked to cash or deposit but didn't know if cashing was even an option since my account was upgrading from opportunity banking (can't cash have to wait for next day deposit) to a regular account (where you can same day cash checks). I was arrested IN THE BANK and released on OR the next day. I spoke with my local branch and they said this was very unusual and if the manager of that bank had me arrested why was my account even still open? They said I had given out too much personal info with my online banking info I provided the person who gave me the check and they could access my funds and clean my a count out so closed that account under lost or stolen and opened up a new one as well as I was still upgraded in my banking account as mentioned before. My public defender is not helping at all and I'm scheduled for a trial in a few weeks! I'm a single mother of three children with NO family to help so my kids would end up in foster care if something happened to me. To top it off were staying in a domestic violence shelter on top of everything else. And I forgot to mention but I tried contacting the person that "hired me" but it was a google number or something like that that was no longer working.

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Zoey_ JD

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Hired a lawyer in PA and paid the retainer for a preliminary

Hired a lawyer in PA and paid the retainer for a preliminary hearing. Ended up the case being dropped and never head the hearing. I paid the non nonrefundable retainer for a hearing that never happen. Now of course he did research on the case and filed one motion but never did anything else. I was told that I am suppose to get whats left over since we never went to the hearing.Is this true or am I out of luck since it was non-refundable.

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Nisha Jones, Esq.

Juris Doctorate

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I was Tooken into police custody for check fraud but was

I was Tooken into police custody for check fraud but was never Tooken to jail and released after ten minutes can I leave the state

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RobertJDFL

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Juris Doctorate

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I got a second DUI with in a year apart in florida, license

i got a second DUI with in a year apart in florida, license was suspended for 5 years, its been almost 3 years of the 5 now, I have presently moved to Alabama last October. How can I go about getting a license or some type of hardship license thru Alabama? I have completed all the requirements from Florida, Called the State of Florida DMV went thru a Hearing to apply for hardship and now they want me to go thru "Special Supervision Services Program" to apply to be "evaluated and accepted to the program" which they say could take 6 months? is there any way to just go thru Alabama DMV?JA: Regulations vary from place to place, so can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: 2 DUI (2013 & 2014) where in florida and now live in Alabama since October 2015JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: noJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: I don't think so, that is the just of it

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Colleen Grady

Assistant Principal

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Son is charged with institutional assault and corruption of

Son is charged with institutional sexual assault and corruption of a minor. She a 17 yr old in the mental health unit. She has history of acting out for attention. My son works housekeeping there. He is high functioning aspergers, 33 his social skills of a teenager with no street smarts. An easy "target" for people to take advantage of him. Detective solicited an admission from my son that the girl "touched him".He is a workaholic and was interrogated after working 16 hrs with only a few hrs sleep before beginning his double shift.A portion of his difficulties is that when put under pressure or conflict he will agree to stop the pressure. In this case the detective told him if he made an admission he could go home.He has hired an attorney. The attorney is not interested in pursuing my sons "weaknesses" due to his disability. He is showing no interest in challenging my sons confession. He has not talked with hospital personnel to gain knowledge of the girls motivation.

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Alex J. Esq.

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Well I'm looking to get probable cause thrown out. Friend of

Well I'm looking to get probable cause thrown out. Friend of mine got high took off into woods called 911 saying he was being chased hallucinating I guess, cops reverse call find his location, Copa recognized him said he was coming from my place cops go to my place find syringe caps like two of them I wasn't home at time cops detain me as I arrive home while they get warrant Wichita they got. They found his drugs which he'll admit were his yet I'm still being charged a felony and I didn't even know he had drugs on him. Question is how are caps alone probavle cause? I have diabetic friends, could have blown in from a neighbor.JA: What state is this in? And can you tell me a little more about the charge?Customer: Idaho I was given felony possession with intent to deliver and misdemeanor possession of paraphernaliaJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: Yes I have one. I'm just trying to learn, I'm innocent I didn't even know he had drugs, so I'm trying to learn as much as I canJA: What advice did they give you?Customer: Nothing yetJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: He's knows the whole situation top to bottom but sometimes laywer B can come up with something lawyer A overlooked

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Colleen Grady

Assistant Principal

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My preliminary hearing for charges of harassment and 3rd

My preliminary hearing for charges of harassment and 3rd degree assault was continued bcz prosecutor wasnt ready to proceed then couple weeks later I get letter stating its been changed to grand juryWhy would the prosecution choose to do this?Not by choice Im having to represent myself denied public defender and cant afford lawyer.

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Zoey_ JD

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I'm victim of a criminal case. The case is at the stage

I'm victim of a criminal case. The case is at the stage waiting for preliminary hearing. I have the criminal protective order. The defendant is restricted for 300 yards away from me. We both belong to a social musical organization. Is he allowed to be there when I'm there?

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Legal-Kal

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