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My son was involved in an altercation at school where a

My son was involved in an altercation at school where a student attacked him and he pushed him off to get away. My son was charged with an ordinance violation of disorderly conduct which we/he plead not guilty to. I have spoken to the city attorney who stated that my son was at fault both because he called this student a name several days before this(the name was also said to another student who did not take issue with it and was due to inappropriate pictures being posted online) and because my son received a message from another student saying that the student who attacked him was going to be waiting in the hall after class (the student that ended up attacking him had threatened to attack him several times before and nothing ever happened so my son didn't think this time would be any different) I just was wondering if it is a valid charge of disorderly conduct or if we should continue to fight the charge. The city attorney also mentioned a duty to retreat but not sure what the law is on that in a non-lethal situation in Wisconsin

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I was contacted over the weekend by LAPD about a so called

I was contacted over the weekend by LAPD about a so called traffic accident in Dec. I have to appear at the West Traffic div on Thurs. The incident was not a traffic accident but a road rage scenario where I was assaulted, first by the other driver driving into my lane preventing me from passing, not once but twice, the second time making contact with my bumper. The other driver then got out of his car and threw a punch at me striking my window. Now I find out he's filed a police report against ME for hitting his car.JA: What state is this in? And how old is the car?Customer: CA 2001JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: yesJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I defended myself after he threw his punch and by brandishing my registered firearm. This diffused the situation instantly and he got back in his vehicle and drove away.

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Can you keep a stun gun in your vechicle for self defense?

Can you keep a stun gun in your vechicle for self defense? Can you keep it in your house when several people who live there are on felony probation. I am not a felonJA: What state is this in? And can you tell me a little more about the charge? I am Pearl, the Lawyer's Assistant. Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: I am in Florida. One was charged with battery on leo, the other was driving without license repeat offender. I don't want to get them in troubleJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No

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This skit is a dream I just had: My friends are staying over

This skit is a dream I just had: My friends are staying over for the night and a group of two persons break into my home. They are armed with edge weapons (one of them has a licensed conceal and carry gun in his long coat pocket. A fight breaks out and nobody dies because the attackers abruptly stopped to dance. The attacker without the gun puts his scissors on the nightstand in the foyer area (where the incident is taking place). I seize the opportunity to pickup the scissors and stab him in the neck. What are the crimes and sentences of the people in the scenario. Use your best judgement in all circumstances.

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What is a reasonable retainer fee for the following case?

What is a reasonable retainer fee for the following case?Defendant is charged with one count of misdemeanor Assault on a Female (allegedly throwing a clothes hamper at the victim). The defendant is currently on probation for an unrelated incident. The plaintiff in the case was also charged with simple assault. Neither party has pressed charges or filed a report; the charges were picked up by the state. There were no injuries reported.The plaintiff has already attempted to contact the DA and explain that her version of the story was false (she had claimed she assaulted the defendant in self defense, despite being the aggressor). The DA's office turned her away and explained that she needed to wait until her court date.Neither party in this case has any ill will toward the other. What would be an appropriate retainer fee for such a case?

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My spouse let home one night he has been suffering from

My spouse let home one night he has been suffering from depression since the death of his father he drove to a field thinking of suicide a truck came up beside him he panicked and hit the gas hitting the truck in the process took off across the field and turned around to come back . Did not see this ditch and rolled his truck upside down when the cops came he put his revolver to his head and had a stand off with police for several hours a couple of times they almost convinced him to throw out his weapon in the end the did and they took him to a hospital where he tested positive for cocaine.they then sent him to a psych hospital for evaluation. They diagnosed him with major depress disorder and he is now home having to see a therapist twice a week. A family friend stated that he is facing charges for brandishing a firearm. What is he facingJA: What state is this in? And how old is the truck?Customer: Virginia and my husbands truck was his hunting truck an 89 I believeJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: Just found out about the charges todayJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No

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I was at the movie theatre the other night and I accidently

I was at the movie theatre the other night and I accidently left my mace (pepper spray) in the seat cup holder. I been carrying it with me because of all the terrorism. I live in New York. I'm sure they found it and have it on the side or in lost and found. If I go back their to ask for it could it be a legal problem for me? From my understanding, it's not illegal to carry mace in NY.

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On valentine's day, my husband and I got into an

On valentine's day, my husband and I got into an altercation. I asked him to stop screaming in front of our son and he screamed I don't give a f**k in his face. His arms and face were bright red from screaming. He wouldn't stop. I asked him to leave at least 5 times and he wouldn't. He was blocking both entry ways. I punched him in the chest and kicked him in the balls to try and get him out of my way. He didn't even hit the floor. While I am holding Zakkary, He punched me full force in the face, putting us both on the floor. He called the cops on me and I was arrested because I hit him first. I am now facing a domestic violence charge, a child abuse charge, and a harassment charge. Is there a way to reverse this or have it dismissed? I am in Colorado.

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Does the statute of limitations stop after being arrested on

Does the statute of limitations stop after being arrested on a warrant?JA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in? And when was the warrant issued?Customer: Texas feb.2nd 2015JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: No. They wont appoint me oneJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Property damage. Camera on repo man truck. Repoman broke the peace and hit me with his truck first

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