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My brother was convicted of attempted murder in Louisiana

My brother was convicted of attempted murder in Louisiana and was sentence to 30 years. It was his first offense and I want to know can we get his time reduced.JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: LouisianaJA: Have you talked to a laywer yet?Customer: We've been trying to get appeals done and I'm thinking we should just focus on getting the time reduced.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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My friend was charged of shop lifting for 1500 dollars and

My friend was charged of shop lifting for 1500 dollars and got court summons . he is planning to leave the country .Got time to attend the court so meanwhile can he leave the country and while entering will there be any issues . what will be the punishment for the offenseJA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: new jersey it happened in a shopping mallJA: Have you talked to a laywer yet?Customer: noJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: since its his first offense ,what would be the punishment

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I haven't selected a plan because I can't afford another

I haven't selected a plan because I can't afford another bill to pay every month. I just would like to get a couple of answers to questions for maybe about a week.If I select the least expensive plan with the one week free trial, can I cancel the plan at any time so I'm not charged for additional monthly charges on my cc?My son was on parole, he's an alcoholic and had a relapse in April and was arrested for a DUI in TX where he lives. Can you tell me what to expect? Would it be worthwhile to try to obtain a lawyer for him? He's scheduled to go to court on 10/20.

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Blew 2 violations with my smart start ignition interlock

I blew 2 violations one right after another with my smart start ignition interlock. I know i was drinking hours before but things last longer in my system. I know i have to tell my probation officer n willing to accept the consequences. I am wondering what the consequences can be though to know what I am walking into.This is in the state of MN.

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My son received citation for Purch Etc Alcoh Bev By A Minor

My 19 year old son received a citation for "Purch Etc Alcoh Bev By A Minor". They were on a basketball court playing ball after dark and the police stopped and came up to them and asked if they were drinking and gave them breathalizer tests. They were not told they would be getting citations but one just came in the mail. It says "Fine to be set". Should I have him plead guilty or not guilty? Will he have to report this on job applications as a criminal offence? And will his license be suspended?This happened in PA and on 9/17.I told him just to sign the citation as guilty but now I'm having second thoughts.

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I entered a plea under article 893. I am currently serving

i entered a plea under article 893. I am currently serving out my probation. I am trying for a new job and the background check requires me divulge all convictions. While my plea is in abeyance am I considered a convicted felon? I recently ordered my background check from the sheriffs office and it showed read "no conviction"JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: louisianaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: such as?JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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I'm being charged with criminal solicitation. I'm 27 never

I'm being charged with criminal solicitation. I'm 27 never been in trouble with the law. Never been arrested. What am I looking at and do I need representation?

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I have court tomorrow on a petty theft charge. I have not

I have court tomorrow on a petty theft charge. I have not had the money to hire a lawyer. I don't know what to do or how to go about getting a lawyer before court tomorrow at 8:30 am. Can someone please give me some advice

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Is this entirely confidentia? If someone used someone else's

Is this entirely confidentia?JA: We keep all your personally identifiable information confidential and even have people that double check to make sure something doesn't slip through. Your question goes out to the Criminal Lawyer's and then gets published with the answer to help others with similar problems.Customer: If someone used someone else's birth certificate 29 years ago to get an ID to get into bars and then destroyed the ID about 27 years ago, would that still be prosecutable?JA: Have you talked to a laywer yet?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No

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