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I have a family memner who is currenly serving a life
I have a family memner who is currenly serving a life sentence under the three strike law. The family wants to know is it possible to petition the court under prop 47 and if so do the imate petition or can his wife? He has currently served 17 years
My son has three prior convictions. Can he be charged as an
My son has three prior convictions. Can he be charged as an armed career criminalMy son has three prior convictions and was convicted recently for being in procession of a gun and was found guilty. The gun was found in the home in a drawer. Prosecution has filed a motion to enhance him. Can they do this?JA: My brothers got into lots of trouble with the law when they were young. The Criminal Lawyer will know how to get you the best outcome. Have you consulted a lawyer yet?Customer: Are you meaning the lawyer that represented him at the trialJA: I hope not.Customer: So do I need to get another lawyerJA: I can help you talk to the lawyer. Thanks for coming to JustAnswer. How can we help?Customer: That is good. I need to talk to someone who know what they are talking about. Is it a charge to talk to the lawyerJA: OK. The lawyer will know what to do. Please tell me everything you can so the lawyer can help you best.Customer: OK. On April the tweny_ninth of 2014.he was arrested at a convenience store. Hans cuffed put in police car while another officer drove his car to his house.there were other police's there kicked in his door without showing him a warrant before entering in. They Gore the house up. The warrant was found on the table. There was also a small amount of k2.the warrant was issued because the officer claimed that he had found three blunts in a community garbage can in the alley behind his house. There were no pictures of the evidence.none of this was allowed in courtDuring the search of the resident is when they found the gun in a top junk drawer with other items that were found. After he was arrested he was taken to Temple police department and then taken to fed holding in Waco Texas. After which he was charged with a gun while in jail and forced to give a mouth swab with three or four guards present in jail sell. Was told that they would get a sample voluntary or involuntary. At first they said that they were charging him with k2charge but when they found the gun. They gave that charge to his wife who was at work. He sat in jail in federal jail from April 29,2014-as we speak. His trial was on monday may 9,2016. He is waiting for sentencing on7-6-2016. Prosecution attorney has filed an enhancement.prior to this he was told that she couldn't so that. They found a regular hand gun. His wife is waiting now to see what will happen to her.JA: Is there anything else important you think the lawyer should know?Customer: Yes the officer that is on that case had been harassing him for some time.I believe that he had a problem against my son because of another situation some years back. Every incident he has had has been with this officer. Also with the present situation there is no informants or anything that gave them a reason to come into their home. They presented a warrant to him for the gun while he was in jail.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 lawyer about your situation and then connect you two.
My little brother was sentenced years to life in
My little brother was sentenced for 25 years to life in prison for First degree burglary and attempted robberyJA: My brothers got into lots of trouble with the law when they were young. The Criminal Lawyer will know how to get you the best outcome. Have you consulted a lawyer yet?Customer: Im having a hard time understanding if he has a chance of getting out in CaliforniaJA: Please give me a bit more information, so we can help you best.Customer: And no I haven't consulted with a lawyerJA: Is there anything else important you think the Criminal Lawyer should know?Customer: His name is*********. You can Google himJA: 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.
What do you do when your attorney avoids your questions for
What do you do when your attorney avoids your questions for months then on a bench outside the courtroom finally shares evidence and then gives you five minutes to decide whether to accept and sign a plea bargain agreement you knew nothing about. I told the judge I needed more time to decide and he replied(barked), "You've had enough time - I'm setting this for trial." Isn't your attorney supposed to keep you informed? This case has dragged on for 10 months, but I've mostly been in the dark.
my brother was arrested of a schedule 4 narcotic
my brother was arrested for possession of a schedule 4 narcotic which was found in his van not on his person . apparently one of his "friends" threw three pills on the floor when asked to step out of the van. he was in the front. they were in the back. anyway the charges are:California pc 667.5 (b) / pc 667 (e) / pc 1203 (e) (4). they offered him a deal of 16m with half time. he didn't take it. he is diagnosed with mental illness from an abusive/traumatizing childhood. he has antisocial personality disorder w severe depression and anxiety. he has prior convictions. one from age 18 a sexual offense. rape with a girl who was 16. he served 18.5 yrs for this. he has no other violent offenses. he was charged about 3 yrs ago with drug trafficking and possession. he served like 28 months and got parole of 3 yrs with California. he had a dirty urine once since on parole. he served 3 months and was released to a drug program. he was kicked out for having 3 late returns. he was not on meds - because they didn't help him get on meds. and one of the symptoms of his mental illness is impulsiveness and ADD. he lost track of time and was late returning on his outpasses. they kicked him out.anyway, California passed the proposition 47 to keep possession offenders out of jail. I would like to get him into a mental health program. because he has a history of sex offender it is difficult to place him.here are my questions. what are those charges? and what would be the best approach to get him placed.
What is the hearing called where your lawyer prepairs paperwork
What is the hearing called where your lawyer prepairs paperwork to get some of your prior strikes, stricken from the case so you no longer have to face the three strikes and your out law, and is there anything your lawyer writes on my behalf that I'm not allowed to read in a superior court felony case?
I was accused of food stamp fraud in the amount of $2000 in
I was accused of food stamp fraud in the amount of $2000 in California. My case was assigned to the DA's office and an investigator questioned me. I am on probation for a misdemeanor. What happens next? Will I be charged? What are the penalties I could be facing? .
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I have a relation in jail in the US.View more criminal law questions
Dear Sir or Madam,I have a relation in jail in the US. He has 14 months left to serve but he has identified a case that sets a precedent involving very similar circumstances. The 5 year enhancement he received was because of a prior offense but it happened in 1989 before the three strikes law and therefore he should be earning 50% good time credit towards the enhancement portion of his sentence, not 20%.Is it as simple as comparing the cases and then the Lawyer contacting the San Quentin Records department so as to affect a release?Kind regards,Dan Black