My girlfriend is in jail pending trial this week.. she
my girlfriend is in jail pending trial this week.. she beeing charged with escaping from police unit while under arrest and failed defered ajudication for parole.. she was at behavioral hopital 2 months ago for drug use where shes been diagnose with bipolar and given medication, Wich would explaing her behavior and trouble with the law, aside from her child hood traumas and divided family... WHat motions can we pleed for.. ive heard of pardons clemency mental disorder... is there a legal way to have her sentence reduce to to the fact she was untreated for many years with bipolar.. and if so what motions please thankyou.
What are my options after the following happening to me....
What are my options after the following happening to me....My lawyer quits on me the night before Sentencing(I have the text he sent proving it). He then shows up in court the next morning trying to speak to me but I ignore him. He goes into the judges chambers with the ADA and he comes out saying if I let him continue as my lawyer the judge will give me 11.5-23 months house arrest, and I'll be let off after 6 months for good behavior. I only agreed to let him continue and take house arrest because I was afraid the judge would take it out on me for not having a lawyer that day. The judge hands down the sentence with " no chance at early termination." I have concrete proof that will not go away that he said I was done after 6 months. What are the consequences for a lawyer making such false promises? I'd like to add that this particular Sentencing date was a month and a half after my previous one. We were giving a continuance so he could file a motion he missed the deadline for. I have proof he quit on me a week before that Sentencing as well. So I spent another month and a half on pretrial house arrest that I wasn't be given credit for.
Have an arraignment today for driving while suspended and
Have an arraignment today for driving while suspended and expired tags. I thought the suspension was up a year ago but was not informed there was a fee. Since the ticket, I've paid the fee, had my liscense restored, updated the tags. How should I proceed?
My son has had his 6th amendment violated for over 11
my son has had his 6th amendment violated for over 11 monuths and I would like to know how and where i can filed a complaint and get some answers. State of IdahoJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: Only Public defenders. But never have recieved any imformative answers. He now is on his 3rd public defender because of him wanting to take his case to trail and proscutor won't let him.JA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: The three public defenders all have told my son to take her deal. When he won't they all have said your going to piss the prosecutor off, then no communacation for weeks on end. He has not recieved a bail or speedy trail during his 11 months of being incarcerated.
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.
My 19 yr old son was picked up going 124 in a 55. No
My 19 yr old son was picked up going 124 in a 55. No violations, great kid, just started college. He has to apprear in court as the endangering others or property box was checked. He did it, he is guilty, but is there a way to ask for a lesser charge, not loose his lisence, etc?JA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in?Customer: MinnesotaJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: No. He does not deny he did it. Just not paying attention on a state highway going to a friends house.JA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: Not that I can think of.
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?