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I WAS GIVEN A TICKET IN LOUISIANA ON 8/1/15 BATTERY,MY CHAIR

I WAS GIVEN A TICKET IN LOUISIANA ON 8/1/15 FOR SIMPLE BATTERY,MY CHAIR AT THE CASINO BUMPED THE LEG OF A DOWNS SYNDROME PERSON, I WAS ESCORTED OUT OF THE CASINO.I HAD A ARRANGEMENT IN JANUARY. THE DISTRICT ATTORNEY IN LA. KEEPS TELLING ME TO PLEAD GUILTY WHICH I DONT FEEL COMFORTABLE WITH, BECAUSE I DID NOT HIT THE PERSONS LEG ON PURPOSE. I WORK AT THE SHERIFF SEPARTMENT IN HOUSTON,AND I AM AFFRAID OF LOSING MY JOB,MY COURT DATE IS 3/23/16,WHAT SHOUILD I DO,THE DA SAYS IF I DONT PLEA GUILTY,I WILL PROBABLY BE ARRESTED ON THE SPOT. I AM A 63YRS OLD NURSE AND I WOULD NEVER HAVE HIT THIS PERSON ON PURPOSE. THANK YOU PAMELA JEFFERSON

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Zoey, JD

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, again, ScottyMacEsq. I appreciate the level of detail

Hello, again, ScottyMacEsq. I appreciate the level of detail you provided on each aspect of the issues involved re: chattel ownership. (And being a Dallas native myself - I might be biased to get legal advice from someone board certified in Texas ;) )I've found myself in some more serious nature of trouble. I'm tempted to go directly to a local attorney, but wanted to run this by you to get your impression of what kind of trouble (and how defensible, i.e. point of fact, and characterization of acts ifsuch a defense would be allowed by the judge.) The trouble I've found myself in is an Dekalb County, GA. Superior Court Exparte Temporary Protective Order within the context of stalking - with stipulation that I must appear before the court to defend accusationsmade by the "Petitioner." I hope you can bear with me as I try to describe the situation and the complaint against me. It's quite personal. I don't expect you to be able to provide a clear direction on this, as I believe, that for certain line item complaints,I would just have to admit guilt, attempt to characterize my actions as non-threatening, and hope the court would consider my characterizations of my actions and show some level of mercy. I really do not understand what, if any (there are none mentioned inthe Exparte Temporary Protection Order), potential criminal issues may be asserted by the "Petitioner" that the court would take seriously. Obviously, this is my primary concern. I was in a quite involved emotional relationship. The length of the relationshipwas quite short term, although I had almost reached a level of cohabitation. I'm going to go over the specific complaints in bulleted fashion listed by the "Petitioner," - the former girlfriend. - Constant, persistent harrassment via electronic means - email,text. In point of fact, I am guilty of this. The nature of the communications were more than largely grief driven. I made statements of many types of characterizations; critical behavioral comments, positive comments stating my affection and willingness toattempt reconciliation, comments (based on prior conversations while relationship was still in effect) that I would like to purchase a new vehicle for the "Petitioner." More dark, emotionally unstable comments attempting to ascertain whether the "Petitioner"would attend my funeral if I were to die. As for defense. Largely, I do not see any defense, other than I never made a comment to the "Petitioner" that I intended or planned to harm this person physically. None that I would ever consider to be physically threatening- I suppose it could be argued, but I just do not see myself what might be construed as physically threatening. (FYI, I have no copy of all of these communications - ironically, the morning of the day I was served with the temporary order of protection, Icame to the conclusion of my pointless, irrational efforts to establish some kind of communication with the "Petitioner." At that point I did send a text message (which may never be presented to court - and probably would be largely irrelevant) to the "Petitioner,"that I reached a realization, that the situation was clear, and that I should not, and would not be attempting to communicate with the person again. Now, on to character defense. I do not know, and likely the judge would just be concerned with the clear-cutfacts, but I thought of attempting to describe my harrassment as the result of extreme grief. And, it was. To clearly state a truth that in my opinion the "Petitioner," is one of the people I hold in highest regard (a true statement even at this point), Ihave a strong emotional care for the "Petitioner," and she should not have to ever feel physically threatened by me. So... this is a tough one, because it's barely, or possibly not defensible, and I would just be throwing myself on the mercy of the court.Complaint 2: Rut marks in "Petitioner's" driveway. The petitioner's driveway was a mess anyway, and it had been raining for two days. I just see this as a quite frivolous complaint made. Complaint 3: I had "stayed up all night arguing on occasion, and thelast night spent together I stayed up all night planning and executing to tamper with her car's gas intake to disable her vehicle." Now, as far as relationships close to the end. Yes, I did stay up all night on the night the relationship ended. I began toreclaim items I had purchased, i.e. alarm clocks, a very small number of items. I had stayed up due to being in an extreme grief stricken state. A true statement, but I see this specific element of the complaint as frivolous - somewhat expected in a toughbreak-up. Now, the second part of the third complaint is that during this same night -the last night of the cohabitation - that I tampered with the gas intake of her car in order to disable the "Petitioner's" car There's moreif you might respond so we cancontinue, if you feel you're up to this one?

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My ex, we were never married, filed for primary custody of

My ex, we were never married, filed for primary custody of our 11 month old son. I hired an attorney referred to me through another attorney. One attorney is telling me something different than the attorney I hired. My ex stole my phone from me and when I asked how he got the password XXXXX said "there are ways." I was in his home when he took it from me. The service was in his name but I have proof of where I paid him for it through a transfer to his account which matches a police report made by my college when my first cell phone was stolen at my Nursing white coat ceremony. He has printed out messages saying I sent them and that they all came from my phone. In Georgia is this legal? I've been told that if evidence retrieved from a stolen computer, cell phone, or by means of a stolen password XXXXX not admissable in court. He has eight police reports against him for being controlling towards me and has a simple battery charge hearing this month in which he committed in front of our child and told the police officer he "didn't remember putting his hands on me" but they may be irrelevant to my question.

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I have a question that I am unsure of; my brother in law was

I have a question that I am unsure of; my brother in law was in a fight with his mother in Logansport, Louisana was arrested for simple battery after she straggled him and punched him he punched her in self defense he then blacked out (he has a seizure disorder). before this he saw her coming up to the property asked her to leave he did not want any fighting to go on he had his rifle that was not loaded in his hands cleaning it used it as a barrier across the doorway to stop her from coming in she pushed him out of the way grabbed the gun from him shoved it through the ceiling and went towards my sister who we all thought was pregant at the time he got in between the two of them and that is when she choked him. He was arrested for simple battery on 9/23/2013 and released on 10/31/2013 he receives in the mail that he is now being charged with aggraved assault with a deadly weapon too is this leagal he was never arrested for it; its not on the arrest report and he still has his gun.

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I grab my husband assistance hair and I use a lit of bad words

I grab my husband assistance hair and I use a lit of bad words tiur her I fiund her in my husband office door close and lights off so I lose control and I gbrab her can she send me to jail this happen 2 days ago?? Please I desperate to here an answer I have 3 kids and Im relly scare

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May I sue the police? one night in November of 2012, I was

May I sue the police? one night in November of 2012, I was arrested by the police from my home without a warrant for the charge of simple battery. They took me to the jail and I spent night there. The police did not get a warrant until the next day when I saw the judge and then was bailed out by my friend. The case was later dismissed without a trial. When I tried to expunge the arrest record, I got a letter from the general solicitor stating that the case was dismissed because of mistake of fact. I also got a letter from the court saying that upon the motion of the solicitor-General and for good cause shown, the case is hereby ordered nolle prossed.But when I looked at the police report, my arrest date was not the actual date that I was taken away but it was the next date. Later I learned that the police can not arrest someone from his home unless there is special circumstances. But when the police came to house both me and my wife had become sort of calm down, In fact when she called 911, she suddenly hang up the phone and went up to upstairs. When 911 called back, it was me who called her from upstairs to downstairs to continue her 911 call. So I think the police at least made three mistakes: 1. They arrested me from my house without a warrant and without special circumstances; 2. They changed my arrest date from Nov 28 around 6:30 pm to Nov 29; 3. They made a mistake of fact, just as the General-Solicitor said. Considering all these things, do I have a reasonable ground to sue the police? They took me away and handcuffed me in the face of two dear daughters. Such an experience destroyed my image in my kid's eyes and left a permanent shadow in their life.

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can a person request a jury trial for a Justice court summons

can a person request a jury trial for a Justice court summons for a simple battery complaint.

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I was charge with simple battery in the line of duty , I work

I was charge with simple battery in the line of duty , I work as security guard and I asked one of the children that was in a area that was closed off from the public I tapped the child on her shoulder asking her to move away from this area she was upset she walked away saying she is going to tell her mother that i asked her to leave the area the parent call the police she told her mother and the police that i slap her in her face the police officer ask her to show them were in her face she was slap the police officer told her he did not see any mark in her face.the parent press charges againest me i was a rested and charge for simple battery. i will be going to court on the 9/25/2013.do i need a lawer.

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I am a licensed preacher and one of my members is in jail charged

I am a licensed preacher and one of my members is in jail charged with simple battery. his hearing is in September. I am located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Can I bond my member out of jail until his hearing.

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