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Was wondering if I can get criminally charged by turning off

helloJA: Hello. How can we help?Customer: Was wondering if I can get criminally charged by turning off the lights in a room where an alleged Assault took place?JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: NJJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: no yetJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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Zoey, We spoke last evening. I am the one who accidentally

Hi Zoey,We spoke last evening. I am the one who accidentally threw away the ring which was found at work. Please, feel free to bill this as a new question if necessary.I was concerned about current circumstances - but I neglected to ask you exactly what is possible if they decide I was at fault. You did mention I could be liable to the owner - but what does this mean??I am an ordinary middle-class working person - with no real experience with the legal system. . . . and no significant resources. Since I was dismissed from work due to the incident - I have even less until I find another job.Do I have to pay her back? How? Will I have a record? Do I have to go to jail?!! Community service? I have no experience with this type of problem.Best and worst case scenario would be appreciated.Thank you again for your valuable time and patience.

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Thank for your time. If someone found something and gave it

Hi. Thank for your time.If someone found something and gave it to you to return to the original owner - but you misplaced it in the meantime - is there any liability??

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Zoey_ JD

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Can you be charged with a crime 2 months later and on the

Can you be charged with a crime 2 months later and on the day the person said this domestic dispute occured there were no cops called nothing and your accused again can they give you 2 charges of disorderly/ domestic one for 2/6/17 and i saw there was another charge same thing for 12/27/16 even if they were not contacted nor was i even within 3 hours of my home

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Loren

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My house was broken into, the suspects were caught and

My house was broken into, the suspects were caught and confessed. They also told the detective they stoled a small amount of marijuana from the house in addition to the items that were actually stolen. I understand this is ridiculous, but I feel as if the detective is treating me differently after the confession. What if anything could come from their statements?JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: IndianaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: The theft was reported and suspects arrested and charged for the burglary.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I don't believe so.

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Zoey_ JD

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I would like to know my boyfriend was suppose to get release

I would like to know my boyfriend was suppose to get release today from jail he is on parole and was changing is address that he had before to my address for his residence can the parole board hold him for changing address. He told me they have him on scone not sure if that is correct spelling for it.JA: Since parole regulations vary, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: louisianaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: he was on a convicted felon with a firearm charge but he did not have a gun in his possession and his fingerprints was not on the gun. he was in the car with someone with a gun and he did not know he had the gun. the charges are now being dismissed but now its something with his parole.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: just trying to find out if this is standard procedure and they just holding for no reason.

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Zoey_ JD

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I'm curious what actions to take when a detective has called

Hello, I'm curious what actions to take when a detective has called and left a message stating he'd like to ask some questions. We have no idea what this is about.JA: In what state did this occur?Customer: CAJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: No, not yet.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Is this free?JA: The Criminal Lawyer's require payment for their services. It's way less expensive on JustAnswer than face-to-face would cost.Customer: how costly?

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RobertJDFL

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My company withdrew money from a customer acct totaling

My company withdrew money from a customer acct totaling 1978.00 and now he wants to file theft charges against us. But we came to the knowledge of it we wired the money back to his acct. but he still wants to pursue it

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Zoey_ JD

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I have a pending legal case where I was served a search

I have a pending legal case where I was served a search warrant at my wife's house based on the statement given by a confidential informant who said i was a heroin dealer. Now, I've never in my life dealt heroin nor many of the other things they are trying to charge me with but on the actual warrant itself it had a place where the wrong information was listed in terms of my address and identification and then there was another section that had my correct address and this was enough for the judge to grant my attorneys motion to have a Hobbs unsealed. The redacted version of the warrant that was given showed the informant to be credible based on his previous workings with the cops in getting 8 people arrested to avoid his own charges. However, that being said with no prior criminal history is a person claiming that I'm a drug dealer enough to get probable cause and how could a judge sign a warrant that was so obviously erred on its surface that any reasonable person would have caught the mistake with the two different addresses had they read the warrant before stamping and signing it so that along with the officer who was seeking the warrant knowingly withholding information about the facts surrounding the case and his relationship with the informant in order to get the stamp of approval from the judge; How big of a mistake is that and is it grounds for the warrant to be thrown out and any evidence that was taken by them not admissible in court?

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