I'm contacting you on behalf of my nephew. He is currently
I'm contacting you on behalf of my nephew. He is currently incarcerated in a county jail due to a probation violation. He was sentenced originally to 3 years probation - supervised by Community Corrections. He had 423 days of street credit at the time he violated. However, he wasn't given credit for the time. There is no information in the court transcript or sentencing information stating that he shouldn't have been given credit. At this point, he has been in jail for 15 months, was a trustee for 10 months, and also worked a job to reduce his time. He should have been released in March if given credit for the street time. We have consulted a lawyer who agrees that he should be released. The lawyer filed a motion in Circuit Court to appear before the same judge who sentenced my nephew. However, the lawyer is non-responsive and has told us that we're at the mercy of the judge. He can decide when to set a date to hear the case. Can you please advise whether we have a case and if the information that we have been told is correct?
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My 21 year old daughter, Mendez, was arrested this morning
My 21 year old daughter, Morgan Mendez, was arrested this morning for parole violation.Morgan attended a 35-day drug rehabilitation program, at Blue Ridge Rehab, from February 2016 until March 2016. At the end of the program, her Therapist recommended that Morgan continue treatment at a 90-day rehabilitation clinic, in Lubbock Texas: Tree Haven at Dovetree (20K for 3 month rehab and sober living community). Upon immediate graduation from Blue Ridge, Morgan left for Texas. When she arrived on April 6th, the councilors at Dovetree attempted to contact Morgan's GA Probation Officer to coordinate a state-to-state transfer of probation. They were unsuccessful. After many calls, they reached Officer Brown and explained where Morgan was and why. Officer Brown simply said, Morgan should not be out of state. They continued weekly to contact Officer Brown, but was unsuccessful.During the duration of Morgan's stay at Dovetree, she did amazingly well! She flourished in therapy, passed twice-weekly drug tests, attended daily NA Meetings, and obtained a job (in which she was able to save 3K). Morgan did so well, she has decided to reside in Texas, and attend Texas Tech in the Fall.On Tuesday, June 21st , Morgan called Officer Brown to inform her that she intends to stay in Texas, and wanted to know how to transfer probation. Officer Brown informed Morgan that if she did not report to the Cherokee County Probation office before 8am on June 23rd, with proof of rehab, that she would put a warrant out for Morgan's arrest, for violation of parole. Morgan purchased a $500, one-way, plane ticket, and worked with Dovetree to gather all documentation she could proving why she was in TX. She was even able to obtain 3 letters of reference, on letterhead, from Therapists, the Dovetree lawyer, etc.This morning, we reported to the probation office, where Officer Brown arrested Morgan immediately; as she had already filed the warrant on May 26th.How does this happen? How can someone be arrested for doing the right thing? I understand Morgan should not have been in Texas; however, we were literally at a crossroad and did what it took to save our daughter.Any guidance you can provide, we would appreciated.
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Federal Restitution JA: The Lawyer will need to help you
Federal RestitutionJA: The Lawyer will need to help you with this. Have you consulted a lawyer yet?Customer: No just received a subpoena to appear with financial statementsJA: Please tell me everything you can about this issue so the Lawyer can help you best. Please give me a bit more information, so we can help you best.Customer: I was on probation for four years attending on December 2015 I paid restitution throughout the time that I was on probation but when my probation ended I discontinue payment but my restitution is 12 million dollars which is ridiculous so I was wondering what's the next step for me and handling the subpoenaJA: Is there anything else the Lawyer should be aware of?Customer: Such asJA: 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.
If someone violates their conditional discharge (original crime
If someone violates their conditional discharge (original crime was a DUI), such as failing a drug test, what is the most frequent or "usual" additional punishment or action taken against them by the judge? Obviously, each judge and violation as well as original crime committed can determine different results/additional penalties, but what is the most common or frequent action taken by the judge for this scenerio?Thank you, ***** ***** Wilson
My boyfriend is in prison in NY with a sentence of
Hello , my boyfriend is in prison in NY with a sentence of one and one quarter to three and three quarters years for violation of probation. This is based on DWI ( dirty urine) tests. My question is, is this a legal sentence as nobody has ever heard of this length of time before?ThanksSandy
Boyfriend was arrested with intent to do bodily
Boyfriend was arrested for assault with intent to do bodily harm to a family member July 2015. This was against his wife. They divorced. He's now been served and found in contempt of a protective order. I found out he has been sending threatening texts, full of horrible language, placing adds on Craig's list so men will call her, etc. the kids live with him by choice and they are 13 and 16. Will they take the kids and is he facing jail timeJA: OK. The Lawyer will need to help you with this. Anything else I can tell the Lawyer before I connect you two?Customer: He was supposed to have a hearing last Thursday, but his lawyer had it postponed. I'm not sure what to expect. I don't know this side of him but I saw the orderJA: 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 connect you two.
I am on probation. Saturday I received mail saying I have a
I am on probation. Saturday I received mail saying I have a bench warrant for not paying fines/ not showing up for the court day. My mother kept the mail from me thinking she was doing something nice. She paid the next months cost, but now my total amount due. So I had no idea I had court. I received a bench warrant. I paid my fines so im up to date and even paid next months. This is in another county. I am currently on probation in this county and am worried that I will go to jail and violate my probation. Is this a violation. I am going to call asap, but its presidents day ofcourse. How will this play out?
I have several legal questions actually , I had a
Customer: i have several legal questions actually JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue? Customer: I had a temporary restraining order against me from 2011 and expired in 2014. Is it considered criminal or family? and can I expunge it form my record? JA: OK got it. Last thing — JustAnswer charges a fee (generally around $36) to post your type of question to Legal Experts (you only pay if satisfied). There are a couple customers ahead of you. Are you willing to wait a bit? Customer: I also have another petty theft charge at that same time but it was reduced to disturbance with loud noise and sentence was for 2 years summary probation and that expired in January 2015. now I'm trying to apply to nursing school and need these two charges expunged JA: OK. Now I'm going to take you to a page to place a secure deposit with JustAnswer. Don't worry, this chat is saved. After that, we will finish helping you.
I live in TN, I was on state supervision. I looked up my
I live in TN, I was on state supervision. I looked up my Tomis # ***** of 10-19-15 my status shows I'm inactive, the definition of which means I'm no longer under state supervison. Now can my probation officer do anything to me like trying to get me 2 more yrs; did they miss the boat to do any more to me? Thankyou