Criminal Law

Criminal Law Questions? Ask a Criminal Lawyer.

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

Related Criminal Law Questions
If convicted of a felony but didn't dye any time in jail at
If convicted of a felony but didn't dye any time in jail at all, can I still not purchase a gun it has been almost 22 years ago? It was theft … read more
Zoey_ JD
Zoey_ JD
JustAnswer Criminal Law Mentor
34,864 satisfied customers
Expungement of a crime commited when I was ** years old.
Expungement of a crime commited when I was ** years old. Non-violent. ** years ago. … read more
Zoey_ JD
Zoey_ JD
JustAnswer Criminal Law Mentor
34,864 satisfied customers
I was convicted manslaughter in 2003 with light sentence -
I was convicted for involuntary manslaughter in 2003 with light sentence - 120 days in minimum security prison, 5 months house arrest, 80 hours community services, and 5 years probation. I completed e… read more
RobertJDFL
RobertJDFL
Lawyer
Juris Doctorate
2,139 satisfied customers
I had a felony drug conviction 15 years ago and it was
I had a felony drug conviction 15 years ago and it was expunged 10 years ago. Im an electrician and my new job is building a new crime lab for the sheriffs dept. They want me do do a live scan backgro… read more
Zoey_ JD
Zoey_ JD
JustAnswer Criminal Law Mentor
34,864 satisfied customers
I live in North Carolina and I am asking this question for
I live in North Carolina and I am asking this question for my son. 5 years ago he was convicted on a felony charge "obtaining property under false pretenses" after he completed the requirements that w… read more
Hammer O\u0027Justice
Hammer O\u0027Justice
Attorney
Juris Doctor
4,274 satisfied customers
I was convicted of a felony 16 years ago and completed my SIS.
I was convicted of a felony 16 years ago and completed my SIS. Can a university gain access to my records of the felony charge after 16 years ago?… read more
Zoey_ JD
Zoey_ JD
JustAnswer Criminal Law Mentor
34,864 satisfied customers
Can I be charged with a crime for trying to buy a gun with
Can I be charged with a crime for trying to buy a gun with an expunged felony? I live in California. I have a felony that was expunged over 14 years ago. Since the expungement, I have had a Real Estat… read more
Sam
Sam
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
10,701 satisfied customers
Hi, My son at age 23 got pulled over while driving through
Hi, My son at age 23 got pulled over while driving through MO in May 2010. He had small amout of pot and was charged and I paid the fine over the phone so he would not have to go to jail. He was livin… read more
S. Huband, Esq.
S. Huband, Esq.
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
1,621 satisfied customers
i have a class C felony for forgery 1, the conviction data
i have a class C felony for forgery 1, the conviction data is 2/21/1997 from Lane County, OR. Someone told me that these types of felonies only stay in the court records for 14 years? i am looking at … read more
Zoey_ JD
Zoey_ JD
JustAnswer Criminal Law Mentor
34,864 satisfied customers
What do you recommend i do with a misdemeanor shoplifting
what do you recommend i do with a misdemeanor shoplifting and a class d felony for signing phone first name on a store credit receipt. They happened at same time. can i get expunged or sealed? they ha… read more
Zoey_ JD
Zoey_ JD
JustAnswer Criminal Law Mentor
34,864 satisfied customers
It has been 8 years since my boyfriend pled guilty to drug
It has been 8 years since my boyfriend pled guilty to drug charges in Missouri. He did not do any time just probation for 3 years. He is now very successful and owns his own business. The courts just … read more
P. Simmons
P. Simmons
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
2,269 satisfied customers
Please advise, I have an Originator that had been found
Please advise, I have an Originator that had been found guilty of Burglary (Class 2 Felony) and Possession of Burglary tools in 1991 (Same Case 21 Years Ago), and in 1993 Found Guilty of an Unlawful u… read more
Attyadvisor
Attyadvisor
Doctoral Degree
9,885 satisfied customers
If one is convicted of misdeamor possession of a forged instrument
If one is convicted of misdeamor possession of a forged instrument 15 years ago, can the record be sealed or expunged in NY State?… read more
Zoey_ JD
Zoey_ JD
JustAnswer Criminal Law Mentor
34,864 satisfied customers
On 11/10/04 I was convicted of a felony. Every day since I
On 11/10/04 I was convicted of a felony. Every day since I have regretted what I had done. I cannot justify it in any way. In the past five years I have done the best I could to better my life. On Jul… read more
MShore Law
MShore Law
Doctoral Degree
1,233 satisfied customers
I was convicted of a 5th degree felony (receiving stolen property)
I was convicted of a 5th degree felony (receiving stolen property) almost 13 years ago. I live in Ohio. I had no prior record, nor have I had so much as a speeding ticket since then. I had my record e… read more
Sam
Sam
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
10,701 satisfied customers
I had a felony for trespassing 8 yrs ago out of state. I am
I had a felony for trespassing 8 yrs ago out of state. I am in Nevada. I would like to not put it on my job application. It does not show up on background checks that I have had with several employers… read more
J.Hazelbaker
J.Hazelbaker
Doctoral Degree
4,367 satisfied customers
I recieved a Felony conviction on a case i had in 1988. I have
I recieved a Felony conviction on a case i had in 1988. I have had no other felonies since, I am now 39 years old. I have had jobs that I have lost due to this conviction still, twenty years later. Is… read more
LegalKnowledge
LegalKnowledge
Juris Doctor
33,749 satisfied customers
YES, MY QUESTION IS, EMPLOYERS DO BACKGROUNC CHECKS AND I HAVE
YES, MY QUESTION IS, EMPLOYERS DO BACKGROUNC CHECKS AND I HAVE A COUPLE OF VIOLATIONS THAT SHOW UP ON MY BACKGROUND CHECK. I WAS TOLD BY A GIRL FROM THE COURTHOUSE THAT THESE VIOLATIONS WERE EXPUNGEAB… read more
Dwayne B.
Dwayne B.
Juris Doctor
28,767 satisfied customers

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

Your Expert advise has provided insight on a difficult situation. Thank you so much for the prompt response. I will definitely recommend your website to my friends.

NormaPensacola, FL

PaulMJD helped me with questions I had regarding an urgent legal matter. His answers were excellent.

Three H.Houston, TX

Anne was extremely helpful. Her information put me in the right direction for action that kept me legal, possible saving me a ton of money in the future. Thank you again, Anne!!

ElaineAtlanta, GA

My Expert was fast and seemed to have the answer to my taser question at the tips of her fingers. Communication was excellent. I left feeling confident in her answer.

EricRedwood City, CA

I am very pleased with JustAnswer as a place to go for divorce or criminal law knowledge and insight.

MichaelWichita, KS

It worked great. I had the facts and I presented them to my ex-landlord and she folded and returned my deposit. The 50 bucks I spent with you solved my problem.

TonyApopka, FL

Mr. Kaplun clearly had an exceptional understanding of the issue and was able to explain it concisely. I would recommend JustAnswer to anyone. Great service that lives up to its promises!

Gary B.Edmond, OK

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Ely

Ely

Counselor at Law

3,249 satisfied customers

Private practice with focus on family, criminal, PI, consumer protection, and business consultation.

P. Simmons

P. Simmons

Lawyer

2,269 satisfied customers

16 yrs. of experience including criminal law.

RobertJDFL

RobertJDFL

Lawyer

2,139 satisfied customers

Experienced in multiple areas of the law.

Nate

Nate

Lawyer

1,925 satisfied customers

Over 10 years of criminal defense practice.

LawTalk

LawTalk

Lawyer

1,815 satisfied customers

30 years legal experience

Marsha411JD

Marsha411JD

Lawyer

1,654 satisfied customers

Licensed attorney with 29 yrs. exp. in criminal law

Barrister

Barrister

Criminal Defense Law

1,362 satisfied customers

17 years practicing criminal defense.

< Previous | Next >

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x