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I was recently convicted of 3rd degree retail fraud, I have

I was recently convicted of 3rd degree retail fraud, I have no criminal record and I'm a good person, it was a spur of the moment decision that I'm really regretting as of now, I can't afford legal representation, is there any chance I can get a diversionary program?JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Michigan in Roscommon countyJA: Have you talked to a laywer yet?Customer: No I haven't I'm the only one who knows about it, I don't have a lawyer I'm only 18JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No no that I can think of

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This pertains to a preliminary charge by a local police

This pertains to a preliminary charge by a local police department in the USA. I'm not sure if you can answer my question, as this site seems to pertain to UK law.JA: Sorry. Please ask it again.Customer: Are you able to provide knowledge/advice regarding preliminary criminal charges by a local police department within the USA?JA: No. I'm the Lawyer's Assistant.Customer: Okay.JA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in? And when did this happen?Customer: Minnesota, and the arrest occured on September 13th, 2016. Charges filed were preliminary (with no instruction by PD or court date provided). I am a first-time offender, and have received no further information regarding whether the charge when or would be pressed officially.JA: What action has been taken so far? What's your ideal outcome?Customer: Sorry, August 13, 2016.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I have spoken to several lawyers to get an idea of who I'd like to represent me if official charges are pressed. An officer pulled me over after allegedly receiving a complaint at a restaurant I was dining at about two intoxicated people. They arrested me due to me having an improperly stored, but unloaded and legally owned firearm in the vehicle. After further search of my car (without my consent, though I recognize the search was valid due to probable cause after seeing the firearm, which I made no attempt to touch, kept my hands on the steering wheel). They brought me to a police station and had me undergo various intoxication tests which I stated I didn't consent to any of, and failed to tell me that I had the right to refuse consent to a blood test, which was clean along with the breathalyzer test that I also did not consent to. They mistook 35mm film developing material I had in my car as some sort of narcotic, and claimed to be sending it to a lab for further testing.

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I have been convicted of a petty theft charge. The court

HI! I have been convicted of a petty theft charge. The court date is coming up and I dont know what to do.JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: CaliforniaJA: Have you talked to a laywer yet?Customer: noJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No thank you I can explain to the lawyer.

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I am sure if you are able to see my latest question. This is

Dear Sir,I am sure if you are able to see my latest question. This is the 3rd time I am posting my request. I must take part in a telephone conference, following the complaint I filed in March 2015 with the California Labor Commissioner Office. I would be most grateful, if you could give me some informations about this type of proceedings; and if it would be in my favor to have legal counsel assisting me before and during this conference. Thank you. Remi

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Gerald, Esq

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Im just trying to figure out what happens next...my wife

im just trying to figure out what happens next...my wife filed a petition...i answered it.. now what happensJA: Because laws vary from state to state, could you tell me what state is this in?Customer: FlaJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: no Im 70 and brokeJA: 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.

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Doing a job and not getting paid for, particular reason,work

Doing a job and not getting paid for,for no particular reason,work as an independent contractor,hired by a locum tenens agency,provided the service and not being compensated.

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I am charged with PC 166(a)(4), violation of a

I am charged with PC 166(a)(4), violation of a custody/visitation order.However, it was an ex parte order that was never renewed or extended by the court. As a matter of fact, there was never a hearing date set.How do I get the charge dismissed considering this order was not valid at the time of the alleged offense ?

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Is this perjury.... "Victim" and I use that term loosely,

Is this perjury...."Victim" and I use that term loosely, was asked how much he had to drink. His response was 3 beers in 3 hours. Turns out his BAC was .213, which for a 180b man is equivalent to 11 drinks in an hour, and he also had cocaine and weed in his system. It's material to the case because he eventually became aggressive towards me, eventually threw a punch, which i returned one and knocked him out. Under the influence of all that alcohol and drugs, his balance and overall control of himself has to be compromised. The judge thought that I would have had to throw an incredible punch to do all the damage, but i barely hit him, he fell and hit his head. My lawyer never went through the notes, or his medical records during the 4 month break we had during a bifurcated trial. I'm obviously appealing for ineffective counsel, but I fell this is a blatant case of perjury as well.

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In March of 2015 I applied gun permit and was denied it was

in March of 2015 I applied for a gun permit and was denied it was no big deal I just like the gun because it was pink however in August of 2015 I got a call from an officer who wanted to talk to me about my gun permit I went in and talked to him apparently I misunderstood question number 4 I explained to him that I never spent a year in jail I spent 90 days in jail 14 years ago he said the question was have you ever been charged with a crime that you could have spent a year or more in jail I seriously misunderstood the question he then told me that he would review my paper work and he would let me know if I was going to be charged I have not heard from him until today May 27th 2016 he wants to set me up for a preliminary hearing is it worth me getting an attorney to get out of this I'm seriously not upset that I was denied I only wanted the gun to go Target practicing with my friends

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