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I live in an HOA and recently my bedroom ceiling fell in due
I live in an HOA and recently my bedroom ceiling fell in due to moisture and water was running down my walls. I call a contractor and he had to cut a hole in my roof to find the problem. While he and his partner were on the roof, another HOA member came down asked what they were doing-said they needed a Township permit and told them to get off of my property, even though they had my permission o be there. The member got angry, starting swearing at them and left. The contractor called me and I contacted this other member. I left a message on his phone, plus sent him a text not to trespass on my property. A couple of hours later he returned to my property and he started yelling and swearing on the two contractors, and they swore back. The member then threw the ladder down and said "Now try and get down." After more yelling he put the ladder back. Then he told the one contractor to come down and he would settle things up with him. Finally he left.After I warned him not to trespass and he came back, I filed a report with the State Police. My question is by removing the ladder and trapping the contractor on the roof until he felt like letting them down, is that any type of assault?
I have an ex who recently violated a refrain from order of
I have an ex who recently violated a refrain from order of protection I had against him. This order was placed in lieu of another domestic violence incident that occurred which he was given one year ACD for (that he is currently six months into) He has a history including dwis and other minor arrests as well as a full stay away I once was granted against him. What is his outcome.JA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in? And when did this happen?Customer: NY, this happened a week ago. He has turned himself in for violating this refrain from, which he's being charged with a class e felony as well as being ACD for the original charges that brought about the order in the first place.JA: Have you consulted a lawyer yet?Customer: You're the first one.JA: Thank you.Customer: I know it depends on the judge, but what normally happens in this situation? He isn't going to get away with it is he?JA: Is there anything else important you think the Criminal Lawyer should know?Customer: No just the information I provided.JA: 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 Criminal Lawyer about your situation and then connect you two.
My son has been charged with 2 counts of burglary (day), 1
My son has been charged with 2 counts of burglary (day), 1 count of grand larceny and petit larceny. He has been in county jail for 100 days and his court appointed attorney has presented a plea for 2 years. This is in SC. Does this plea seem fair or are there other things we can ask of the attorney or we can do? He has never had any federal charges prior.JA: The Lawyer will need to help you with this. Have you consulted a lawyer yet?Customer: NoJA: Please tell me everything you can about this issue so the Lawyer can help you best. Is there anything else the Lawyer should be aware of?Customer: Garrett, my son was addicted to xanex and has gone to rehab since in jail. He gave back the items he still had to the victim. He's not been in any trouble in jail.JA: 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.
I had asked you questions on Sunday regarding my ex
Hello, I had asked you questions on Sunday regarding my ex boyfriend. Just a reminder he came to my job and assaulted a security guard. You had said that that was a second degree misdemeanor. However, he was charged with a felony. Can you tell me how that can be possible?
My son has three prior convictions. Can he be charged as an
My son has three prior convictions. Can he be charged as an armed career criminalMy son has three prior convictions and was convicted recently for being in procession of a gun and was found guilty. The gun was found in the home in a drawer. Prosecution has filed a motion to enhance him. Can they do this?JA: My brothers got into lots of trouble with the law when they were young. The Criminal Lawyer will know how to get you the best outcome. Have you consulted a lawyer yet?Customer: Are you meaning the lawyer that represented him at the trialJA: I hope not.Customer: So do I need to get another lawyerJA: I can help you talk to the lawyer. Thanks for coming to JustAnswer. How can we help?Customer: That is good. I need to talk to someone who know what they are talking about. Is it a charge to talk to the lawyerJA: OK. The lawyer will know what to do. Please tell me everything you can so the lawyer can help you best.Customer: OK. On April the tweny_ninth of 2014.he was arrested at a convenience store. Hans cuffed put in police car while another officer drove his car to his house.there were other police's there kicked in his door without showing him a warrant before entering in. They Gore the house up. The warrant was found on the table. There was also a small amount of k2.the warrant was issued because the officer claimed that he had found three blunts in a community garbage can in the alley behind his house. There were no pictures of the evidence.none of this was allowed in courtDuring the search of the resident is when they found the gun in a top junk drawer with other items that were found. After he was arrested he was taken to Temple police department and then taken to fed holding in Waco Texas. After which he was charged with a gun while in jail and forced to give a mouth swab with three or four guards present in jail sell. Was told that they would get a sample voluntary or involuntary. At first they said that they were charging him with k2charge but when they found the gun. They gave that charge to his wife who was at work. He sat in jail in federal jail from April 29,2014-as we speak. His trial was on monday may 9,2016. He is waiting for sentencing on7-6-2016. Prosecution attorney has filed an enhancement.prior to this he was told that she couldn't so that. They found a regular hand gun. His wife is waiting now to see what will happen to her.JA: Is there anything else important you think the lawyer should know?Customer: Yes the officer that is on that case had been harassing him for some time.I believe that he had a problem against my son because of another situation some years back. Every incident he has had has been with this officer. Also with the present situation there is no informants or anything that gave them a reason to come into their home. They presented a warrant to him for the gun while he was in jail.JA: 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.
In Oklahoma, my son is in a county jail. While in solitaryView more criminal law questions
In Oklahoma, my son is in a county jail. While in solitary confinement, he attempted to heat a bottle of water with a match and then flushed it in the toilet. He will be charged with (1) Arson, but level 1, 2, 3 or 4 is not known yet. He did not willfully try to burn down the building! He is also charged with (2)Possession of Contraband (matches) by Inmate and (3) Destroying Evidence. He wants to fight the charges because he did not willfully/intentionally attempt to start a fire for any malicious reason. Do you think he has a good case to take to trial? However, if he must plead guilty, are any of these charges a 50% crime? or 85% crime?
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