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I have hired a lawyer for s DUI and was wondering if I need

I have hired a lawyer for s DUI and was wondering if I need to appear with him at the sentencing?JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: South DakotaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: It's been filed, on February 16 is initial court appearance and he said I don't have to go with him then, he will plead non guilty and sentencing will be laterJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Not really just wondering if it's better I'm at the sentencing or not?

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My son was a minor, working at a sporting goods store. A

My son was a minor, working at a sporting goods store. A older co-worker approached him on helping his family members by giving merchandise at a reduced rate. He was charged with embellezemnet even though he didn't get no merchandise or stole money. This family member gave him $30. This continued for sometime. I asked him why he continued even though he didn't get no other compensation. He said he felt he had too. My question is we as parents have a right to sue the employer who put him in this position since there employee came to him and told him how to do it? ThanksJA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: West VirginiaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: No. He was arrested and charged. A preliminary hearing is scheduled. No type of civil suit by us, the parents at this time.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No. Thank you

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I live in California What is a predisposition hearing? I

I live in CaliforniaWhat is a predisposition hearing? I cannot find this on the internet anywhere and I have one coming up in my civil case.

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I am currently pending charges due to a crime I did not

I am currently pending charges due to a crime I did not commit but military accusing me to be involved even after the person admitted to everything. First I was pending charges that was withdrawn after lawyers filed two motions on my behalf which was pulled before we had a scheduled court hearing. They re-preferred charges. The proscrcution has made two mistakes as far a misstating information from a preliminary hearing to the convening authority . I am being offered a deal to avoid trail which will also mean the prosecution will not have to explain their mistake. Is this legal ?

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If I'm suing someone in small claims court, do they have to

Hi! If I'm suing someone in small claims court, do they have to show up at trial, or can they just send their attorney?JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Brown County, WisconsinJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: We had a preliminary hearing. Two defendants were present, the other two did not come but sent their lawyer. At the end of the hearing, the commissioner scheduled the trial.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: That's my main question, thank you.

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I have received a subpoena to appear in a criminal case to

I have received a subpoena to appear in a criminal case to testify. The case involves child abuse, torture, child molestation. I fear for my safety and the safety of my own child if i do so. What are my rights? What can I do?JA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: OklahomaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: what do you mean? It is an active criminal case with a preliminary hearing scheduledJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I don't think so

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I have a preliminary hearing coming up in a month for my 3rd

I have a preliminary hearing coming up in a month for my 3rd DUI. I'm not even considering the notion of beating the charge. I simply want the opportunity to negotiate a plea bargain with the state (Delaware) and move on. My main objective is to stay out of jail. I am a dentist, and have an entire practice at stake. I'm voluntarily wearing a alcohol monitoring ankle bracelet (for 3 months so far). I'm willing to make many concessions in return for staying out of jail. My question in particular is can I meet with the prosecutor to plea bargain without an attorney, and how can I arrange such a time to discuss it. My observation has been that these deals get struck in hurried conversations at the front of the courtroom before the judge enters. Is there a way to set up a more controlled meeting?

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How to request continuance in Laramie Wyoming municipal court

How do I request a continuance in Laramie Wyoming municipal court to avoid having to appear Monday 10/24 9:00 AM. I live in Tucson, AZ.JA: Is this a civil court case or criminal court?I think it says circuit court. Traffic ticket and misdemeanor possession of marijuana. I'm looking at a pink copy looks like a traffic ticket. Form P-6M.

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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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