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Was this court ordered? Was a subpoena issued to the parents?
Officer said would be in. Comtept of court. What happens then do i go to jail or what happens
The minor child or me. The dna search warrarent is for minor child but i wasnt subpeona yet
My son refuses to take dna swab. Will they take me to jail
Yes. If he wont doswab do they then go get subpeona or have the right to take me to jail immediately
Comply does that mean a court appearace with lawyer or bring in child. I cant force him to do swab
He is 17 anx we dont know why they are demanding this but my house was searched yesterday and they seized a pipe and his prescrition loraszapam
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They may have one ready for me tonight then will i have to go
If you are subpoenaed or a warrant is issued against you directly then you will need to either fight with a motion to quash or produce your son for testing.
If it is not about you (as in a paternity hearing) then they may not do anything to you.
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But will they take me to jail tonight
They will not unless the warrant is for an arrest.
They will not arrest you unless there is an order from the court. They may just be trying to intimidate you.
Also, if it comes down to that then you shoudl have local counsel standing by.
Can they takemy child to jail without me or counsel
They can take him into custody to do the testing. If he refuses a swab then they can take a hair sample or use some other method.
What if he refuses
They will restrain him and take the sample if they have the warrant.
Are you still online with me?
Yes. How long can they hold him
It will only take a few minutes to get the sample.
Once they have the sample they will release him.
Dont tbey have to have judge say they can use force
They can use minimal force to restrain him to take the sample.
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Why do they want dna
I do not know, but they would need to show a reason to the judge as to why it is necessary and relevant.
Presumably they have a dna sample from a crime scene and have a credible reason to believe it is his. They are looking for a match.
I am going to need to sign off soon for the night. Did you have any further questions before I sign off?
Can u recommend lawyer in my areA please
Went on that site nothing in our area best in criminal law
Well cops. Came he refused put him in car said they were gonna take go hozpital go geg blood. Said would charge him with contempt and resisti g so hs gave sample.
Said he is suspect in burglery in neighborhood
He doeznt have any criminal activity in past except.curfew violATION WHIch was against me
They would have had probable cauxe to get a judge to give a dna warrant
How can i do that if they call him in or arrest him
How long will results of dna testing take
If they arrest him how d8 i get him out of jail
Im a single mom and dont have much money. How will his amount of bond be determined
The judge will decide based upon prior record and seriousness of the charge. Since he has a clean record he has that going for him to keep the bond amount on the lower side.
Will i get that money back
Even if they find him guilty