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I have nephew that when he was 17 he went to juvenile for a

Hello.I have nephew that when he was 17 he went to juvenile hall for a month due to multiple time stealing and one time drug use then was put on probation and a program which he came out and with 4 guys when a girl came to visit and while drinking they all rape the girl. he is been in the jail now for 6 months and still going to court, his appointed attorney talking about that he will get two to three years if he sign the accusation.1. should we hire our own attorney to see if they can do a batter job?2. should we seek to find the victim and ask her to change her story may be by giving money for her suffering. would the defense attorney would take her story and not proceed?3. since he has green card and this is his second offense, they tell us that he would be deported, is this correct? is there any way that we can so he wont get deported?4. should he sign the paper or we should proceed without signing?any addition advises that you can give us what we should do.thanksjames

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I was in Probate Court with Atny Letsen on my side. I was

I was in Probate Court with Atny Ken Letsen on my side. I was commited by the court held at Trumbull Hospital to a Hospital north of Akron Ohio, North Coast Mental something. I now go to Valley Counseling in Warren, Ohio every 2 or 3 months. I need to know if there is some legal reason why I should bother Valley Counseling?JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: NE Ohio, Trumbull Co., Warren, OH. I was represented by Ken Letson Esq.JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Nothing since I was sent to the North Coast Hospital and then released.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Nothing more.

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Im on probation for a dwi so i cant drive but i do have a

Im on probation for a dwi so i cant drive but i do have a interlock device system in my car and i cant get a ODL cuz i dont have legal status in the USA can i get arrested if they see me through the camara that im driving .. I pay all the bills in the house and i obviously need to work . And my wife cant always drive me to work. My po isnt going to let me drive for 15 months.

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I contacted an attorney last May 9 2016 for assistance in a

I contacted an attorney last May 9 2016 for assistance in a rather complex situation involving my husband's family - prominently represented by the son - who had tried to keep me away from my husband by:- “Kidnapping” him. I have been told that the word “kidnapping” does not apply to family members, but that is what he did.- Instructing all people involved to keep me away from my husband.The motive was the inheritance most of which was represented by what else, but the money in the bank accounts.The attorney seemed competent as well as pleasant during our first and only visit. Normally a good judge of characters, I was actually happy to have met her and gave her a $ 1,500.00 retainer.Everything seemed fine at the beginning, She prepared a letter addressed to my husband's rehab center to whose members the son had been communicating the above mentioned instructions. It seemed strange that she would show me the draft, but not the final copy, as mailed out. But I did not think much of that at the time.After that the communications were sporadic, better, I tried to remain in touch on a regular basis, first by telephone. She did not take nor return the call, despite the receptionist‘s assurance that she would call back within the next 20 minutes. Having the telephone failed, I sent largely e-mails. Her replies were sporadic, usually consisting of no more than two lines. And provided little help, if any.On June 7 she sent a letter letting me know that she had spoken to the son. She attached information for which I had not asked, nor wanted to see. After that, there was no communication, none whatsoever from her until August 26. She did not send a copy of the reply from the rehab center. There is one logical conclusion regarding such a conduct, or at least a very good question. What was said during the telephone conversation with th son that prompted the woman who had agreed to represent me, to cut off the already unsatisfactory lines of communication.In the meantime, the situation with the husband's family deteriorated. I sent the attorney messages on a regular basis, basically asking what to do. The messages became increasingly pressing: please get in touch with me. I do need to talk to an attorney; I badly need to talk to an attorney. One of them stated: “If you do not want to represent me, pass the file on to an attorney who is interested. But please do something“. No reply, none whatsoever.On June 29 my husband passed away. She did not reply to the letter notifying her about the sad event.On August 10, I sent her a very angry letter candidly expressing my feelings.She replied with two letters, one dated August 26, the other July 15, but clearly both written at the same time: they were answers to my last letter. In both letters she claimed that she had been in touch with me regularly, she had been the best of lawyers both professionally and personally. The letter of July 15 expressed her condolences in, we could say, an exaggerated manner. She also attached a very detailed account showing regular telephone calls initiated by her, as well as all the work that supposedly she had done for me, each with a separate charge. The account added up to about $ 2,000.00, but, because she was such a nice person, she did not expect me to pay the balance from the original $ 1,500.00 retainer.Having been directly involved and knowing what has actually happened, naturally I find the occurrence outrageous. As a business woman in charge of my own corporation, I have dealt with many attorneys in Canada and the US and never seen anything even remotely resembling this experience. The woman's conduct is unprofessional in a way that one we would not expect from an attorney. It is actually not indicative of an attorney at all. Still, how does one deal with the situation. I have letters, many letters expressing my dissatisfaction. But she has fabricated letters claiming to the contrary.Who would an outsider believe?All advice will be welcome.

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When do I file the documents for a summary administration

When do I file the documents for a summary administration due to my husband's death last month and I am the only heir?Bobbie Smith

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I am on probation for DUI. I have relapsed and am drinking

I'm on probation for a DUI. I have relapsed and have started drinking again. I need to go to rehab. What happens when I tell my probation officer later today?This is in the state of Colorado.I have been in compliance until my relapse.

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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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My great nephew died January 2016 when he quit breathing,

My great nephew died January 2016 when he quit breathing, under the care of his paternal family. The autopsy indicated that "something" triggered a reaction to his airway that caused him to quit breathing. An investigation surrounding his death was to take place. When the final report came out it revealed very little. The father was interviewed and his parents confirmed his story. That was it, no environmental conditions were taken in to consideration. They did not contact the maternal family (my family) at all or the boy's doctors to underscore any conditions that may have brought this on. We have no answers and the investigator will only defend the report that he wrote. He is the head of that agency but we could take this further up the line? We just want some answers and the paternal family will not respond.

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What happens in a frist offense misdemnor possession of

what happens in a frist offense misdemnor possession of marijuana under 20 grams I don't even think it was even 2JA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.Customer: i stay in Georgia but i was charged in florifaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: yeas i have court 10/11JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: it wasn't my car yes i was driving but only me and one friend got charged the other two girls in the car didn't get charged

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