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Lucy. I know you may not remember me but we talked last

Hi Lucy. I know you may not remember me but we talked last night about a couple of issues regarding how long it takes for an arrest warrant to process, and about my friend's predicament concerning an online conversation with a minor if you remember. Anyways I had a few more questions if that's OK.

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Lucy, Esq.

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What are rights of a US citizen entering the USA with

What are rights of a US citizen entering the USA with regards ***** ***** devices such as phones and laptop being searched by CBP /US immigration officers ?

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Zoey_ JD

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A girl and my son were in a chaperoned relationship for

A girl and my son were in a chaperoned relationship for three months when they were 15. He did send her a mean text when they were seniors that he was suspended for for two weeks. (I remember her sending him some foul language texts in high school but have never mentioned.) She had sent him foul language texts sometimes also. The next time they saw or communicated with each other was when they were 20 at a boy's birthday party over Christmas break that she knew he was going to be at. His view is that after she snubbed him, he called and texted to find out why she was being so mean. He used some foul language in the messages when she would not respond. She filed a Domestic Relationship PPO against him after the party. They showed the judge the text from high school. He couldn't fight it because he was served over spring break and had to get back to college several states away. Unfortunately, right before the 6 month PPO was up, he made a friendly comment on her Facebook page. Well, it caused him to not be able to go back to the college and give up his juco college football career. He would probably have gotten a nice scholarship offer after that as he would have been a two-year starter. Anyway, several months after that PPO expired and he is now 23, he left her some phone messages. She filed another Domestic Relationship PPO against him, this time for 2 years' time frame with 90 days in jail. The attorney said there is almost nothing you can do to fight a PPO, especially when there was a previous one. I wanted to question if they really ever were in a Domestic Relationship. He advised against it. Well, a year later, at 24 1/2 now, my son went to her parent's home and talked to her dad. My son has his problems, but he means no harm. Her father called and said our son was nice, but he shouldn't have come over there. At the hearing, her father told our attorney that his wife is the one pushing the PPOs. In the petition the girl filed with the judge, she wrote "He came over to my home." She lives and works in another city. The judge was so set against my son and did not think it made a difference. The girl was not at the proceeding. My son has not seen her in over 6 1/2 years since high school except for the party and at the first PPO violation hearing. At least our attorney got it on the record that the home address on her original petition is not the home he went to. We had 3 days before the hearing and our attorney said we could just plead guilty and get the lighter 7 days in jail sentence he got the judge to agree to so that's what we did. But the prosecuting attorney said the next time my son contacts her he's "rolling" it all into a stalking charge with 5 years in prison. This proceeding happened very quickly and I have been pondering it afterwards. I had no idea that pleading to the civil proceedings can be used against you in a criminal matter. I also realize that the girl actually lied on the petition. I think there's a big difference in a PPO matter in saying he came to my home rather than he came to my parent's home. I wonder if the mother filled out the petition. Anyway, can the civil pleadings be used against him in a criminal case? Should we file a counter PPO stating she lied on the petition so we get it clearer on the record? Should we claim perjury? I probably won't be able to get my son to do this unless it is really important. He does not want to be mean to her and he doesn't defend himself and just accepts everything.JA: Because criminal law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: this was in MichiganJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: well the hearing was yesterday. My son is in jail for 7 days. The lawyer is our friend and just seems to make quick deals. He does not charge us. He is a good lawyer, but he mostly wants to keep good relationship with the judge, etc. I'm not sure if I should bring this up. Am I being too agressive?JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Does this cost me money?

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Zoey_ JD

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Does the statute of limitations stop after being arrested on

Does the statute of limitations stop after being arrested on a warrant?JA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in? And when was the warrant issued?Customer: Texas feb.2nd 2015JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: No. They wont appoint me oneJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Property damage. Camera on repo man truck. Repoman broke the peace and hit me with his truck first

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RobertJDFL

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Ok. This is a bit but here I go. I received two citations

Ok. This is a bit long but here I go. I received two citations today in Dallas Texas at Dallas Love Field airport. Now I do drive part time for Uber. As I was pulling thru the airport an officer stepped out from the curb and stopped me and asked me who I was working for. I was a bit puzzled and asked her what that had to do with anything. she then asked do you drive or Carey uber lyft. I said well I do drive for uber. she then asked me for my permits. I replied what permits. she then explained that I need to have a vehicle permit and a driver permit to pick up at the airport. she then asked for my license and told me to pull over to the curb. so I did then I got out of the car and she immediately go hostile and told me to get back in my car. But I was still not sure what was going on. She said she was issuing me two citations and for me to get back in my car. Now. here is the funny part. I was sent to Love Field by Uber to pick someone up. But the person canceled before I got there. So since I was there already and it was my first time to DLF i figured I would drive around and get familiar with the airport. Which is when she stopped me. Now I am confused because this is my personal car. it is not a commercial automobile. SOoo why was she stopping me in the first place? Second what gave her the right to even ask who I worked for and third why was I issued a citation when I was not actually picking anyone up? How am I guilty of a crime? Now I did some research into the permits and in the City of dallas you are required to get a Vehicle Permit and a driver permit if you are going to "Pick Up" withing the city limits of dallas. No permit is required if you pick up elsewhere and drop off in dallas. Now if I was not actually working at the time how can I be guilty?

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Law Educator, Esq.

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I have gone to a website which had sexually explicit stories

I have gone to a website which had sexually explicit stories regarding minors. No images or anything like thatI was worried that this may be illegal and I did google searches about search warrants , are certain searches illegal etc and found that isn't illegalCan these sorts of searches etc lead to a search warrant etc. I know this may be just over worrying. I know I haven't done anything illegal but wanted to confirm

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Loren

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Looking for a second opinion. There is a place where I

Looking for a second opinion. There is a place where I visited mostly for reflexology. The issue is that the place was close and the owner accused of promoting prostitution, then arrested. That happened like 6 days ago. To me is obvious that because the owner was arrested, the police never tape inside the business or stuff like that. They would need the owners help to instal everything. My question is if I can be charged of soliciting just because they closed the place and I could be in the clients list or I paid with my credit card, or maybe with a picture of me getting in or out the place. the place is mostly a lost of sofas one by a side of the other, and there is a couple of rooms in the back. The people use to be visit by man and also ladies and married couples for massage and reflexology. I am guessing that what happen inside is different for each costumer giving the variety of them. I just went to the back room like 4 or 5 times. So:Do you think that I am in troubles?The place have at least 20 costumer per day man and woman for reflexology (mostly) and for body massage.Can I be Charged of soliciting?Is it true that police really goes after clients. That their issue is to close the places?

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Zoey_ JD

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I found that the place that I use to go for reflexology was

I found that the place that I use to go for reflexology was closed and it is under investigation by the police because they suspect about prostitution.My concern if I can get in troubles because of this. Actually the place is only seats and it seems that they have a couple of rooms in the back. I am surprise because I have been there many time, and I have seen mens and woman.Please adviceSergio

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Loren

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Second Opinion: Is it a pretty bad idea to file a civil

Second Opinion: Is it a pretty bad idea to file a civil rights violation suit against the police when they falsely brought charges against you and the criminal case is still on going?Asked question: http://my.justanswer.com/question/index/9375e7de256648f1b55557ed02745813?continueTheConversation=False&comingFromAdservEmail=False&ratedThroughEmail=False&rating=0&paymentType=Unknown

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