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I pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor assault charge in

I pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor assault charge in 2006, served 18 days with an ankle monitor and had 3 years informal probation with another stipulation that I can't own a firearm for 10 years. I served my probation without violation and will complete my 10 year gun ban on Oct. 27th of this year without any violation of probation or gun ban. How long do I need to wait to purchase a firearm?JA: Our average wait time is under 20 minutes. Sometimes it takes just a minute. More complicated questions that need more research might take an hour or two. I'd be happy to chat with you while you wait. The stories I've heard working here...Customer: My conviction was in Redding,CA.. I live in Atlanta, GA. now.JA: What state is this in? And can you tell me a little more about the charge?Customer: The charge was originally a felony assault with the intent to cause serious bodily injury. I was falsely accused so I hired a private investigator and hired the guy who trains the DOJ to administer polygraphs and passed that with no problem. My PI brought forward tons of evidence showing I couldn't have been the perpetrator, but the DA wouldn't dismiss the charges and I didn't have the money to keep paying a lawyer and PI during a trial. The DA finally lowered the charge to a misdemeanor assault likely to cause bodily injury based in their words as "lack of evidence".JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: Only a brief conversation with a legal assistant on the phone.JA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: Only that I've never before or since been in any kind of trouble with the law.

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Can someone find out if i did an online background check on

Can someone find out if i did an online background check on themJA: Because laws vary from state to state, could you tell me what state is this in?Customer: TennesseeJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: No

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What kind of programs help reduce the most time off of a 3

What kind of programs help reduce the most time off of a 3 year sentence in federal prison?

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What is the likely punishment for a person detained in NJ by

What is the likely punishment for a person detained in NJ by Port Authority for a bench warrant on a missed ARD in PA for DUI. He is in jail in NJ now, seeing NJ judge tomorrow, to extradited to PA to see the judge there.What is the most likely punishment for this?

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Will letting pre sentencing probation know I have a very

Will letting pre sentencing probation know I have a very winnable law malpractice case help me in sentencing since it is a way to pay part or all my restitution if I win?

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Ok so I have a new question... Once a person signs papers to

Ok so I have a new question...Once a person signs papers to be extradited, can they withdraw that agreement? In this specific instance the person did NOT have an attorney present and does not have one representing them at this time. I am wondering, if an attorney is involved can this be fought?

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This is my first time doing this so here it goes, My husband

Hello, this is my first time doing this so here it goes, My husband is currently encarcerated in a south texas prison, his original conviction was in 2008 he recieved a sentence of 99 years x3 for 3 convictions of aggravated sexual assault of a child younger than 14 . he spent 4 years in a maximun security prison, in2012 his attorney won oral arguments due to the judge not letting his family in the courtroom stating there was no room in the courtroom whenthere was, our court appointed attorney was at least smart enough to take pictures of the courtroom, his case was overturned he was released. had a retrial in 2912 with only 1 charge, we had a bench trial with the same judge and same DA with the stipulations that his max sentence would be 45 years we had a probation officer contact us as well as my family and my neighbors with good responses from all, he was told he was at a very low risk for recitivism(spelling may be wrong) when we had the bench trial the judge gave him 45 years our appeals have been exhausted. He was at no time convicted of any penetration only touching but still has aggravated sexual assault as his conviction, how can that be and how do I get help with a case like this the sentence did not fit his crime at all, all this happened with him in 2002. I do not have a lot of money I am a licence vocational nurse and I work for the veterans administration and my husband served in desert storm. if you could please at least advise me what I need to do or where to start. thank you for your time.JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: texasJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: yes we had a court appointed appeal attorney out of austin tx but since all appeals have been exhausted he said he is no longer associated with this caseJA: What advice did they give you?Customer: nothing really told me we would have to have the judge, DA and the sherriff of the county he was convicted in to all agree on a sentence reduction or I could see if the victim who is now 26 yrs old to write a letter stating she wanted him punished but not 45 years which is not going to happenJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: why is his conviction aggravated sexual assault when I just looked that up and there has to be penetration for there to be aggravated assault and there was not

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My son is supposed to sign for 10 year prison and 15 years

My son is supposed to sign for 10 year prison and 15 years probation on Thursday The problem is he Iis on hospice for a brain tumor and requires morphine and dilaudid the court was given a letter stating he needed his hospice meds and the jail doesn't allow narcotics. They were also given a letter that he has initial evaluation at MD Anderson for Sept 1st and they still won't postpone anything is there anything I can do

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My lawyer just quit on me the night before sentencing. Told

My lawyer just quit on me the night before sentencing. Told me he is withdrawing as my lawyer. Can they still sentence me tomorrow? He told me not to bring any character witnesses because nothing is going to happen now.

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