Criminal Law

Criminal Law Questions? Ask a Criminal Lawyer.

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

Related Criminal Law Questions
I paid full bail of $2500 in New York for attempted
I paid full bail of $2500 in New York for attempted burgalary and trespassing and VOP (probation informal) / I got 6 months informal probation for littering against a store. . which I voliated If I fi… read more
DanLegal
DanLegal
Law Partner
Juris Doctor
2,244 satisfied customers
I get a summons for public urinaion, New York manhattan,
I get a summons for public urinaion JA: In what state did this occur? Customer: New York manhattan JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet? Customer: 16-118 (6) JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to kn… read more
Zoey_ JD
Zoey_ JD
JustAnswer Criminal Law Mentor
Doctoral Degree
34,941 satisfied customers
Michael, I received public urination summons last week (16-118 (6)) and I'm in
HI Michael, I received public urination summons last week (16-118 (6)) and I'm in the process of getting my green card. I wonder if it makes sense to fight it or just send a check tomorrow (10th day s… read more
Sam
Sam
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
10,701 satisfied customers
My son is in Arapahoe County Jail for Felony Menacing, has
My son is in Arapahoe County Jail for Felony Menacing, has his first court appearance tomorrow. His current bond is $50,000 and we can't afford to pay that, even with a bondsman. Need advice of what h… read more
Roger
Roger
Litigation Attorney
Doctoral Degree
27,158 satisfied customers
Is a misdemeanor summons considered an arrest? I was never convicted because the charges
Is a misdemeanor summons considered an arrest? I was never convicted because the charges (only possession of fireworks) were dismissed when I went to the courthouse they said if I did some community s… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Criminal Defense Law
Doctoral Degree
1,362 satisfied customers
Public urination... What are the consequences? I was wrongfully
Public urination... What are the consequences? I was wrongfully accused of public urination and I dont know if I should fight it or just pay the fine.… read more
Alex J. Esq.
Alex J. Esq.
Managing Attorney
Doctoral Degree
16,021 satisfied customers
My son recieved o violation in West of code 11-16-14a. we
My son recieved o violation in West virginia of code 11-16-14a . we are trying to find out what the code is and if pleading guilty would be the right thing to do. We live 6 hours from there… read more
xavierjd
xavierjd
Juris Doctor
3,361 satisfied customers
I received a 10-125 (2B) "Open Container" summons. While on
I received a 10-125 (2B) "Open Container" summons. While on business travel in NYC. I'm guilty of the offense. However, I was in a car with other 3 other guys. We picked up some beer and champagne and… read more
stevexo
stevexo
Criminal Defense Attorney
Doctoral Degree
992 satisfied customers
Our 19 year old son who lives with us is accused of 3rd degree
Our 19 year old son who lives with us is accused of 3rd degree assault in NY. He has been in trouble several times and we've had it. The court won't provide a public defender and says we are responsib… read more
Zoey_ JD
Zoey_ JD
JustAnswer Criminal Law Mentor
Doctoral Degree
34,941 satisfied customers
Hello. I have a pink summons issued by a law enforcement officer
Hello. I have a pink summons issued by a law enforcement officer in Manhattan from March 25th, 2012. The citation was issued for 16-1181 sub 6 -- I was given a ticket for urinating in public view. I h… read more
Legal-Guru
Legal-Guru
Attorney at Law
Juris Doctorate
1,354 satisfied customers
My 19 year old son got a 23111 vc violation and we didn't
My 19 year old son got a 23111 vc violation and we didn't realize it was a mandatory court appearance. Kept expecting a courtesy notice. It has now been almost 60 days from the date of infraction....h… read more
Sam
Sam
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
10,701 satisfied customers
State of NJ. My 19 year old son was driving my 17 year old
State of NJ. My 19 year old son was driving my 17 year old son to the ski slopes when his car skidded on gravel and they wound up in a snow bank. Several police cars showed up; after assessing the sit… read more
Michael J., Esq.
Michael J., Esq.
3,497 satisfied customers
I received a summons for urinating in public last night in
I received a summons for urinating in public last night in New York City. In violation of 16118 sub 6. As a side note, the Date of Appearance for court listed the wrong year (it says January 10, 2010)… read more
Sam
Sam
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
10,701 satisfied customers
My daughter has been incarcirated and given a Trial Date and
My daughter has been incarcirated and given a Trial Date and has not been given an attorney. The jail will not allow her to any phone calls to get an attorney. What can she do?… read more
Brandon M.
Brandon M.
Attorney at Law
Juris Doctorate
12,488 satisfied customers
Got a summons for public urination, cited under NYC Section 16-118
On saturday night, I received a summons in New York City for public urination. I was cited under NYC Section 16-118- (littering). If I go to the criminal court on Broadway, take a plea and pay the fin… read more
Lawdoctor
Lawdoctor
Attorney At Law
Doctoral Degree
1,396 satisfied customers
recieved 2 summons sec 240 20 sub6 and Sec 290 20 sub 2 disorderly
recieved 2 summons sec 240 20 sub6 and Sec 290 20 sub 2 disorderly conduct? can you tell me each of their exact meanings and what i should do to defend myself as not guilty… read more
Zoey_ JD
Zoey_ JD
JustAnswer Criminal Law Mentor
Doctoral Degree
34,941 satisfied customers
My nineteen-year-old son failed to appear in court to answer
My nineteen-year-old son failed to appear in court to answer a summons he received for fare beating in the New York City subway last summer. In such cases, the city issues an arrest warrant. I want hi… read more
xavierjd
xavierjd
Juris Doctor
3,361 satisfied customers
I received a pink summons for urinating on the street in Brooklyn,
I received a pink summons for urinating on the street in Brooklyn, ny a few days ago. The officers made it seem as though it was not a big deal and that it would be dismissed and that at most I would … read more
Cedric
Cedric
Attorney at Law
Doctoral Degree
2,088 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

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

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

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

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

< 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