Criminal Law

Criminal Law Questions? Ask a Criminal Lawyer.

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Criminal Law

How can someone be held on a mdoc warrant before they have

Customer Question
How long can someone be...
How long can someone be held on a mdoc warrant before they have to do something with them
JA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in? And when was the warrant issued?
Customer: Mississippi not exactly sure as to when it was issued but he was arrested this past Tuesday and is being held at the Adult Detention Center in the neighboring county
JA: Has anything been filed or reported?
Customer: Not sure all I know is the parole officer just said he had to file his paperwork and it was up to the parole board as to what happens to him
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: My son was released on parole in August of last year placed on a ankle monitor. The monitor was taken off late January early February of this year. At the time it was taken off he was told your good to go. Now in a young man's mind he could interpreted that wrong but anyone could have. While he had the monitor on he never missed and they even called my phone several times either checkin on him or letting me know his monitor needed charging. After getting it off there was no communication of any kind. The parole officer claims to have came to my house several times yet there was nothing indicating he had ever been there. My son suffers from seizures and has had 9 or more since being incarcerated 7 of which happened Thursday night he was takin to the hospital where he was from 9pm till 2am. I'm afraid that he might have that one fatal seizure while being incarcerated for what could have been a simple misunderstanding or definitely a lack of communication on the parole officers part
Submitted: 1 year ago.Category: Criminal Law
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Criminal Law Question
Answered in 43 minutes by:
9/25/2016
Criminal Lawyer: Zoey_ JD, JustAnswer Criminal Law Mentor replied 1 year ago
Zoey_ JD
Zoey_ JD, JustAnswer Criminal Law Mentor
Category: Criminal Law
Satisfied Customers: 28,378
Experience: Admitted to NYS Criminal defense bar in 1989. Extensive arraignment, hearing, trial experience.
Verified

Hi,

I'm Zoey and I'll be assisting you. I'm reviewing your question now. Are you online at this time?

Ask Your Own Criminal Law Question
Criminal Lawyer: Zoey_ JD, JustAnswer Criminal Law Mentor replied 1 year ago

I was hoping to hear from you before typing an answer so that I was sure what you wanted addressed.

As far as parole is concerned, a violation can forfeit all of his release time and parole is entitled to hold him until the completion of his sentence, with credit for the time spend outside on supervision.

He should get hearing on the violation within 21 days of his detention, however, or he can be released. I have linked you to the law.

He is entitled while he is being held to adequate medical care or that would be a civil rights violation, for which you could sue the Department of Corrections. Adequate care doesn't have to match what he'd get on the outside, but it does mean that they can't turn a blind eye to a serious and potentially life-threatening condition. This time, they brought him to the hospital for treatment, which is what they are required to do. If the are ignoring his medical needs, you can contact his lawyer and have him get your son back before the judge to order treatment.

Ask Your Own Criminal Law Question
Criminal Lawyer: Zoey_ JD, JustAnswer Criminal Law Mentor replied 1 year ago

Just checking in to see if you need more help or any clarification of my answer. If so, please reply here on this question thread.

Ask Your Own Criminal Law Question
Ask Zoey_ JD Your Own Question
Zoey_ JD
Zoey_ JD
Zoey_ JD, JustAnswer Criminal Law Mentor
Category: Criminal Law
Satisfied Customers: 28,378
28,378 Satisfied Customers
Experience: Admitted to NYS Criminal defense bar in 1989. Extensive arraignment, hearing, trial experience.

Zoey_ JD is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

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

3,187 satisfied customers

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

P. Simmons

P. Simmons

Lawyer

2,057 satisfied customers

16 yrs. of experience including criminal law.

RobertJDFL

RobertJDFL

Lawyer

1,857 satisfied customers

Experienced in multiple areas of the law.

LawTalk

LawTalk

Lawyer

1,815 satisfied customers

30 years legal experience

Nate

Nate

Lawyer

1,736 satisfied customers

Over 10 years of criminal defense practice.

Marsha411JD

Marsha411JD

Lawyer

1,629 satisfied customers

Licensed attorney with 29 yrs. exp. in criminal law

AttorneyTom

AttorneyTom

Lawyer

1,242 satisfied customers

Attorney

< Previous | Next >

Related Criminal Law Questions
My brother was sentenced to 7 year in prison and completed
Hi My brother was sentenced to 7 year in prison and completed 5 … read more
Dwayne B.
Dwayne B.
Juris Doctor
28,584 satisfied customers
I was convicted of a felony and was sentenced to 3 year
I was convicted of a felony and was sentenced to 3 year probation. After a year of probation, the probation officer asked court to waive the rest of my probation which he granted the order. My questio… read more
Ely
Ely
Counselor at Law
Juris Doctor
3,187 satisfied customers
It's been 30 years since the completion of sentence with a
It's been 30 years since the completion of sentence with a first offender pardon that states gin rights must be expressly restored. Please clarify this statement. … read more
Nisha Jones, Esq.
Nisha Jones, Esq.
Juris Doctorate
1,516 satisfied customers
What happens in a sentencing hearing? The case specifically
What happens in a sentencing hearing? The case specifically I'm wondering about is a sexual battery case, but maybe all sentencing hearings progress the same way. Do the attorneys speak, then the defe… read more
RobertJDFL
RobertJDFL
Lawyer
Juris Doctorate
1,857 satisfied customers
I want to understand what happens in a Florida sentencing
I want to understand what happens in a Florida sentencing hearing following a murder conviction. I understand these hearings are transcribed and made available as public record. Where could I find the… read more
Dwayne B.
Dwayne B.
Juris Doctor
28,584 satisfied customers
My daughter is serving an eight year prison sentence in
My daughter is serving an eight year prison sentence in Nevada. She has an interstate agreement from Arkansas. Looking for forms to request her sentence in Arkansas run concurrent with Nevada. … read more
Nisha Jones, Esq.
Nisha Jones, Esq.
Juris Doctorate
1,516 satisfied customers
COULD THERE BE A SENTENCE REDUCTION GRANTED ON A CASE OF 6
COULD THERE BE A SENTENCE REDUCTION GRANTED ON A CASE OF 6 COUNTS OF SEXUAL ASSAULT & ONE POSSESION OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY, WHICH 7YRS ARE BEING APPLIED FOR EACH COUNT BUT RUNNING CONCURRENT, 1ST DEGREE… read more
PaulmoJD
PaulmoJD
Attorney At Law
Doctoral Degree
106 satisfied customers
My question is in regards to my sentencing of alternative
My question is in regards ***** ***** sentencing of alternative sanctions I would like to know if there is any way of modifying it from work release to home monitoring I have a infant that is 3 months… read more
Nate
Nate
Lawyer
Juris Doctor
1,736 satisfied customers
I wanted to know if you are sentenced to a prison term in
Hello I wanted to know if you are sentenced to a prison term in one state can you find a lawyer in another to help with your case … read more
Zoey_ JD
Zoey_ JD
JustAnswer Criminal Law Mentor
28,378 satisfied customers
My son is serving a 15 year sentence. He was sentenced in
My son is serving a 15 year sentence. He was sentenced in 2001. He had been on community control since 1998. When he went to prison he was credited for 5 months. I would like to know if he can get cre… read more
Ely
Ely
Counselor at Law
Juris Doctor
3,187 satisfied customers
When in a trial is there a sentencing guideline and the
when in a trial is there a sentencing guideline and the judge said i had a 0 rating what does that mean i have misdameanors and summaries… read more
Zoey_ JD
Zoey_ JD
JustAnswer Criminal Law Mentor
28,378 satisfied customers
Is there some law that will stop a defended being sentenced
Is there some law that will stop a defended being sentenced to prison time if under 27 and has drug charges… read more
Zoey_ JD
Zoey_ JD
JustAnswer Criminal Law Mentor
28,378 satisfied customers
Can I send pictures and letter directly to the parole board?
Can I send pictures and letter directly to the parole board? I have already sent to the members six months before but i did not get any reply.Should I write again to them please advice.… read more
Cedric
Cedric
Attorney at Law
Doctoral Degree
2,088 satisfied customers
IF A FEDERAL JUDGE SENTENCE READS AS FOLLOWD.THE DEFENDANT
IF A FEDERAL JUDGE SENTENCE READS AS FOLLOWD.THE DEFENDANT IS HEREBY COMMITTED TO THE CUSTODY OF THE UNITED STATES BUREAU OF PRISIONS TO BE IMPRISONED FOR A TOTAL TERM OF 40 MONTHS.THIS SENTENCE IS TO… read more
Bappelman
Bappelman
Founder / Criminal Defense Lawyer
JD
313 satisfied customers
In criminal law, if someone is awaiting sentencing of a
Second opinion] In criminal law, if someone is awaiting sentencing of a Federal Felony and I have evidence that should be considered by the sentencing Judge, how can one ensure the evidence is brought… read more
James Daloisio
James Daloisio
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
71 satisfied customers
If a sentencing order states:" Sentenced to six years to be
If a sentencing order states: " Sentenced to six years to be served concurrently with revocations of his/her probation in cases A and B"... does this confirm that the sentences count as one incident o… read more
Thelawman2
Thelawman2
Doctoral Degree
1,240 satisfied customers
I am out on parole on D*** parole board special condition my
I am out on parole on D*** parole board special condition my parole to have Smart Start I've had it 3 years no problems money is up to date I had recently suffered a mild stroke and I am on disability… read more
Dwayne B.
Dwayne B.
Juris Doctor
28,584 satisfied customers
Does the address a parolee give the parol board have to be
Does the address a parolee give the parol board have to be the same where they will be living ?… read more
Zoey_ JD
Zoey_ JD
JustAnswer Criminal Law Mentor
28,378 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).

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