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There was a party and my friends got into a fight so this

There was a party and my friends got into a fight so this girl hit me first then i hit her back then she press charges supposly she got her arm dislocated and in my friends police report they say that they were the ones that hit the girl but they started everything what happens from thereJA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in? And when did this happen?Customer: Texas this happen on SaturdayJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: There was a video were she hit me and i hit her back

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My boyfriend got arrested violence. It was a night where

My boyfriend got arrested for domestic violence. It was a night where things got out of control, it will never happen again and we just want to move on from this. The cops were called I told them he hit me and I believe he admitted to hitting me but said I hit him first. They took pictures of my face because I was bleeding and bruised and cut up. And then they arrested him. I am trying to do my best to help him get out of this. What approaches should I be taking to help him? Does it help that I hit him too and hit him first? I'm not even sure that the marks on my face were caused by him bc it was dark and I fell and it may have been caused by that impact from my fall bc I landed on my face. Would that help? Like I said, we want to move on and I'd like to help him get out of this in the clear.

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I am charged with two counts of pointing and showing a

I am charged with two counts of pointing and showing a pistol and one count of illegal transport of a weapon across state line in South Carolina. All three charges came from a pick up truck pulling up behind me after we had words and the driver getting out of the truck and walking toward my car in front of him at a stop light. I was blocked in by other cars and could not move. I showed him my gun and told him to get back into the truck. I believe it was self defense. I also suffer from Post Tramatic Stress Disorder from three tours in Viet Nam. Trying to decide between a Public Defender or hire a lawyer. Can you suggest either of these. Also what can I expect to be charged for the lawyer if I decide to hire one? Thanks, ***** *******, Myrtle Beach, SC.

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I have no record, was arrested & charged with 3 felonies

I have no record, was arrested & charged with 3 felonies July 2. burglary, assault & battery & domestic abuse. I am 8 months pregnant, knocked on the door of my husbands girlfriends house. my son wasn't supposed to be there. she said he wasn't, I heard him cry & pushed my way past her to go in. my husband came out & tackled me until the police got there & I bit him to try to get him to get his hand off my mouth. very short summary, but to explain the*****is July 18 that will be my first time to see the judge. do the people pressing charges get to decide if these are felonies or not? I have no idea what to expect. jail time, etc.

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What is maryland's state law on verbal threats, no, my

What is maryland's state law on verbal threatsJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: noJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: my father in law has had a problem with me for years and has tried many things such as taking us to court for visitation over our son. So on, our son is not doing well so we asked him over to our house to inform him of the situation him and i had words then i took my unloaded shot gun and sat it next to me telling me to get off my property.JA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in?Customer: maryland. my father in law filed a complaint with the police and they were just at my house. i was informed by my neighbor since i am at work.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.

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I was just wondering if someone is on parole with 1 year

i was just wondering if someone is on parole with 1 year left and no violations or positive U.A.'s, and they want to go to Their family time share in mexico for their mom & dad to renew their vows, does CBP ask for a note from your P.O. or can they see that you are on parole?JA: Since parole regulations vary, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: TEXASJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: My father in law is a retired attorney but in New Orleans. He still has the firm named after him, however he is retired and is 82 and has dementia.......so no i haven't talked to a Texas lawyer, but i have friends (lots of them) that work for CBP in texas. but I don't want them to know this person is on parole. but I do know a lady (In Texas) that is on parole for shooting and killing her son (she said it was self defense, but i wasn't there) and she has traveled out of the country 6 times with no problem. she never let her officer know she was going and went and came back with no problems at all.........so i wouldn't think they ask for anything or can see that info. and that is a murder charge and I'm asking about someone who just had a drug charge but is clean and on minimal security and only has to report once every 3 months. what do you think>????JA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: No.. like i said, no dirty UA's or Violations while on parole and is off in 1 year left on paper come July 26thJA: 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.

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My brother and I go into a fight with two other people and

My brother and I go into a fight with two other people and the cops gave us both a summons for simple assault new jersey. My simple assault was for pushing and my brothers for strikingJA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in? And when did this happen?Customer: New JerseyJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: I have not talk to a lawyer yetJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: I crossed the street ahead of my brother and started walking down the street a man and women walked by me the man called me a f**king faggot I paused for second then turned around and asked the individual what the F--- he said. They then both rushed towards ( the women was in my face and the man behind her and we started arguing once my brother then showed up and stood behind me. The man then took a swing at us and the women at the point reached in to grab my money in my upper left hand pocket. I pushed the women away and my brother struck the manJA: 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.

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I have a friend, who recently got into a fight during a

I have a friend, who recently got into a fight during a soccer game. There were two referees who both told the police that my friend did not start the fight. He left the stadium before the police arrived. Although he did not throw the first punch he did win the fight, so his opponent was bleeding badly and filed charges with the local police. Also, he did get examined by the ambulance, but nothing permanent seemed to happen. Now the strange part, a few days later a police office went to his house while he was out of town and interviewed his wife. The officer pushed her pretty hard on domestic abuse. Had he ever hit her etc. She denied that there had ever been any violence in their marriage and asked the officer to leave. The officer said nothing about an altercation at the stadium. Now they are concerned that there will be another shoe to drop. So a few questions1. Would it be wise to get the police reports from either of the occasions?2. Perhaps it is wiser not to draw any attention to it3. How can he find out if charges were actually filed and where the case is?4. Is there a way to check and see if a civil case has been filed?5. Should he pro-actively file assault charges against this guy?6. What should he try to document?7. Most importantly how would one find a local attorney with experience in similar cases?Thanks

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Can one punch(no weapon, just fist) be aggravated assault

Can one punch(no weapon, just fist) be aggravated assault based on intent alone?Does't there have to be serious bodily harm or risk of death?

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