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My son was arrested Intox. He has a prior DUI, with a 2 year

My son was arrested for Public Intox. He has a prior DUI, with a 2 year suspension. Will this effect his sentence?A layman told me this was like a speeding ticket, but I need to know whether to fight it, or just pay the fine.

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Lucy, Esq.

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Disorderly conduct : No...do I need a lawyer or should I

Disorderly conductJA: The Lawyer will need to help you with this. Have you consulted a lawyer yet?Customer: No...do I need a lawyer or should I just pay the fine?JA: Please tell me everything you can about this issue so the can help you best. I can help you talk to the lawyer. Thanks for coming to JustAnswer. How can we help?Customer: I got drunk and was walking home when I was arrestedJA: OK. The lawyer will know what to do. Please tell me everything you can so the lawyer can help you best.Customer: I just want to know if I am only going to be fine or if I might get mail timeJA: Is there anything else important you think the lawyer should know?Customer: I have prior DUIsJA: 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 lawyer about your situation and then connect you two.

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Barrister

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I was wondering if anyone could give me some much

Hello, I was wondering if anyone could give me some much needed insight, I was shopping with my daughter who was in a stroller around nap time (my fault) and went into a make up store in a department store. The store does have baskets available which I noticed after the fact, to hold items to be purchased. But with looking at items and pushing a toddler in a full stroller it would have been impossible to use one anyway. I digress. We were at the store for maybe 30-40 minutes until she finally reached her point of needing to go home and sleep when I paid for my items. I grabbed everything I saw from the top of my stroller where I had all the items, which incidentally, not one store associate ever asked me not to do that or use the baskets provided, anytime I've ever been in the store. Regardless, we paid, got the bag of items We had to go in an elevator and go back to the store where we parked, and before I was out of the vestibule a woman in plain clothes approached me and said "ma'am, you've forgotten to pay for some of the makeup you still have" so I started moving bags and my wallet around and pulled the hood of the stroller open and saw the two items. She then asked me to come with her, at which point she revealed she was with the stores theft protection unit. I have been charged with "disorderly persons; shoplifting" because the items totaled $80. My question now is, is it worth going to trial? I know I cannot afford an attorney, but I can't imagine I could fight a department store on my own. What can I expect at my first hearing? And will I be able to speak to the public defender

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RONB-ESQ

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I received a PI back in 2000, I received a call from a lawyer

I received a PI back in 2000, I received a call from a lawyer tonight informing me I never took care of it and that a failure to appear fine is also involved with it now. Cost is 600. They did tell me a warrant was not issued. Can they still issue a warrant now?

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Ely

Counselor at Law

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My brother has been singled out by one cop here in my community

My brother has been singled out by one cop here in my community lots of people have complaint but nothing has been done he parks across the street where he lives up the corner and is passing by and stops and takes of he has arrested him several times. What can I do we HV spoken with chief police and they move his shift to mornings that's it

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Sam

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I got arrested last night urination, public intoxication

I got arrested last night for public urination, public intoxication and obstruction of legal process in Johnson county, Iowa city iowa. It was a stupid mistake and the only other time I was arrested was for missing a court date for 5th degree theft which I had a deferred judgement. I was wondering if this will bar me from getting a e-2 work visa to south Korea to teach English. My cousin owns a school over there and I was offered a job. I plead guilty.

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Sam

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I was at a pool party at a hotel on 4th of July in Los Angeles.

I was at a pool party at a hotel on 4th of July in Los Angeles. I am a regular at this hotel pool and frequent often. I elected to get bottle service that day. When I asked to close out my tab around 5pm my debit card that had sufficient funds was returned to me along with my drivers license. The bill was $3200 ($600 dollar gratuity included) roughly and seemed a little high. I told the bar manager that it seemed kind of high and that there was a lot of people at my table I did not know at times who could have been ordering stuff when I was away. He said the best he could do is knock $100 dollars off. I told him I did not believe that was a fair compromise and that I would not sign the receipt. As I am calmly walking out of hotel lobby I am in handcuffs within 30 seconds by local sheriffs authority and put in the back of police car. For the next 20 minutes the officers are talking with the bar manager who had followed me out the lobby. The police come over to me and tell me they will let me go if I agree to sign for $2000. I respond by telling them they are not in the business of negotiating bar tabs. I end up going to jail for 13 hours never once being told what I am under arrest for or that I am even under arrest for that matter. The whole situation was extremely embarrassing and distressing. Also when I get out of jail and log in to my online banking I see the funds were deducted from my account from the pool party. I never disputed the charges. When I get out of jail I have a citation stating I have been charged with "defrauding an innkeeper" and "public intoxication." My criminal lawyer has been able to get both chargers dismissed. What I am wondering however is if I have a civil claim against the hotel? Like I mentioned I am a regular at the hotel bar/pool and even the manager that followed me out of hotel knows me on a first name basis. I spent about $15000 to get my charges dismissed. The 13 hours in jail and dealing with the local sheriffs was also very distressing and embarrassing. I do not really want to file a claim against the city because they are not going to dismiss my charge until slightly after the 1 year statute of limitations for false arrests.

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Ely

Counselor at Law

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I feel as a disabled person, my civil rights were violated,

I feel as a disabled person, my civil rights were violated, also I said I don't consent to Searches, yet they went right ahead. What happened was I just fell as I was trying to go back home and lately until it was confirmed through documentation that I fractured my 4th toe on my right foot, and the police came i told them I fell can't remember if I did state my name tho, but they just got really aggressive with me, and now I have a Citation, they did bring me into jail but like within 15 minutes took me to hospital, but pain in toe was as bad, I still did kinda have a limp, but next day noticed my foot was swelling up then went back to ER and now have everything?

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Dwayne B.

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My 41 y/o daughter has a criminal record in Iowa dating back

My 41 y/o daughter has a criminal record in Iowa dating back to 1991-09-30. The record reads 1 charge IA Statute IA204-401-3. She was sentenced to 2 days in jail.She has been clean and sober and gainfully employed since 1992. Is it possible to have this criminal record expunged? And what would be the necessary steps.Thank you.Ann Auerbach*****@******.***

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Zoey, JD

Doctoral Degree

 
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