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Is it any kind of misconduct that the same public defender
Is it any kind of misconduct that the same public defender defends the same client in two different felonies? We were told the delays in the trial are because anyone having anything to do with the previous case was deemed to have a conflict of interest. But the same lawyer is outed in the case notes.
Wanted to know how to ask deferred sentencing offense
wanted to know how to ask for a deferred sentencing for 1 offense possession illegal substance ( marijuana) no prior historyJA: Because laws vary from state to state, could you tell me what state is this in?Customer: wyomingJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: noJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: not reallyJA: 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 Traffic Lawyer about your situation and then connect you two.
My question is an issue with Restitution.I have been on
My question is an issue with Restitution.I have been on Probation for 2 years and 10 months and will end in 1 and 1/2 month.No violations.On my sentence I was to pay Restitution to theGovernment.When I started Probation I had no property,car or Bank account. Because ofthis Financial situation my only income was Social Security.The Probation Officer orderedto take 15% from my Social Security without reporting to the Court and this has been the case until now.One month ago I received by mail a form from the Probation Office that I hadthe right to a Hearing and Public Defender but I could sign the form and waive my rights.They should have reported this situation a long time ago.Of course I did not sign it and sent a Petition for a Motion to a Hearing and Public Defender to the District Court with the Judge that sentenced me.He denied the Petition.I do not understand when this is a legal right.I would like to know my options and what you think about this case.Thank you:Manuel Fernandez.
My disabled girlfriend was arrested at Walmart. She suffers
My disabled girlfriend was arrested at Walmart for shoplifting. She suffers many things including PTSD. She had an issue at self scan and could not figure out the issue. Twice, the attendant came and cleared the unit with the store ID. On her way out, she was stopped for two packages of sauce mix, retail total $2.98, not paid for and arrested. She had no idea there was an issue as she thought what was the problem was resolved but the attendant. She has a public defender. Walmart wants 10 days in jail period. The public defender wants a bench trial. This judge put a lady in jail because her two tiny dogs weren't on a leash....just saying. She had no intent to steal anything as her food stamps had plenty of funds. A bench trial in front of this judge is suicide in my opinion. She needs a good legal opinion other than the PD or mine. I recommend that all the store training records, work instructions, surveillance video, depositions etc be requested with a jury trial. Mine is an educated but not legally educated opinion only. I am disabled also with MS and can't afford to get an attorney for her. Help please.
If some one the law thinks gave some one drugs oxycodone.
If some one the law thinks gave some one drugs oxycodone. She didn't give to him at that time he got it else where. But she had got some of those pills in past from mother. Now the guy died. But she wasn't the one to give him drug. Will she go to prison. She was selling fruit not drugs
Do jails have to provide "a reasonable accommodation
do jails have to provide "a reasonable accommodation for the disabled" according to the ADA?Is PTSD, anxiety, panic in a jail setting reason to be arrested? Shouldn't police and prison/jail guards need to explain why they are asking a person to do something, esp. it the person asks them. Some of us just want to understand why we are being infringed upon? Are police allowed to leave bruises on persons at an arrest and to always charge "disturbing the peace" and "resisting arrest". It seems to me that any person that I know who has been arrested has always also had these two charges added on to whatever the "real" charge is.Does the person being arrested need to understand why they are being arrested like if a person has "Asperger's syndrome or mild ASD or a right hemispheric disorder" need to understand the reason for arrest? Do rights (Miranda) always need to be given to a person arrested?
In North Carolina. My uncle was brought in for assult. TheView more legal questions
Hi. In North Carolina. My uncle was brought in for questioning for sexual assult. The minor, 16 year old boy, brought it to investigators saying this happened about a year ago. The boy is a known drug user. He confessed after hours feeling pressured/coherced into confessing so thinking he would protect nephew from having to testify. However he is not guilty.The detective stated that uncle was free to go at any time, however berated him with questions and he did not feel he was free to go. The detective told him that he was going to charge him next week on Friday and would arrest him. His rights were not read. The local attorney wants $50k which would include a Private Investigator. However, no one can afford this.I recommended he go ahead and pull his phone records (he talks on the phone a lot), and look into a pro bono attorney, and hire his own PI and make sure his security cameras are set to record anything. The minor has been seen around town walking with other kids his age.The minor states that nephew was a witness however the nephew's, Also 16, mother may not allow him to testify. The mother holds custody. The nephew and the minor have grown apart as they do not have the same interests they did before high school.The detective also would not give a date/time of the incident only says about a year ago.A psych evaluation needs to be done in the minor.What recourse does my uncle have in fighting this?