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Patrick T. Donovan

Patrick Donovan’s Answers

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  • Will I have to attend NA meetings?

    As a part of my diversion program I am required to get treatment for my "addiction". I am already enrolled in a drug treatment program by choice, who also drug test me randomly and the court knows this.

    Patrick’s Answer

    A Georgia lawyer can answer that best.

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  • Do I have a case for medical malpractice due to negligence of MD to investigate throughly the symptoms I explained?

    I required emergency transport to a local ER. I informed admitting nurse and MD. that I had experienced an episode of GI bleed and that I had a previous event 7 yrs ago that resulted in surgery. The ER physician discharged me home with anti nausea...

    Patrick’s Answer

    Speak with a CA attorney Avvo is a great place to find one.

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  • Can i get the license for cna or plebotomy with a felony?

    I have a 3rd degree felony/grand theft. Also i have a insurance fraud. Both back in 2009, but i got the judment on 2010. I finish probation for grand theft, im on probation now for the insurance fraud. I have been good on my probation, also beside...

    Patrick’s Answer

    It many be hard. You need the help of an attorney.

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  • Given a parking ticket in MA for speeding in school zone when I was not

    Ticket shows estimated 25 in 20 zone. I had just turned right onto the street after stopping at stop sign and then had to stop to wait for a car taking a left turn. I had only just started up again when I went by the officer. Not sure of actual di...

    Patrick’s Answer

    Did you argue with him? He was going to give you a warning. Why?

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  • How do i know if i was charged or given a citation?

    So i was at a party and the cops showed up. Im only 19 but it was a college party. I was highly intoxicated when they rounded us all outside and said no one is going anywhere. The next thing i remember is i was leaning by the officers car when he ...

    Patrick’s Answer

    You will get notice in the mail either a summons or default. If you dont get anything they may not have been charged.

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  • Underage liquor possession.

    I am 18. i was arrested for possession of liquor. i live in massachusetts. i have a court date and i was wondering how bad my charges will be and how it will affect my chances of getting a job in the future. this is my first offense and i have nev...

    Patrick’s Answer

    You can end up with a conviction, probation, fines and mandatory license lossy

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  • If my probation officer doesn't violate me on something and then months later his boss tells him to can my attorney argue that

    my probation officer said I didn't violate something and just told me not to do it again and now months later his boss is telling him to

    Patrick’s Answer

    Yes. It is up to the judge to find you in violation.

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  • How much jail time can you get for theft of $12,000 USD on a company credit card

    So my dad was laid off and stole $12,000 in purchased goods. They are now calling him, and have proof that he has done it. Plenty of proof. My question is this. If they do not accept him paying it back, what is the minimum and maximum jail time f...

    Patrick’s Answer

    There is no minimum mandatory sentence. A lot of factors go into sentence

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  • I have a a&b case that was filed without a finding what exactly does this mean

    I'm going for my ltc in massbut have this case on my record.

    Patrick’s Answer

    The police will see that when deciding your ltc if your denied you can appeal to the judge.

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  • My boyfriend was arrested for MA 265 13H and is need of a pro bono lawyer.

    He was out drinking and sat down on a bench next to a girl and some guys she was with. Everyone was out of it (he was drunk and blacked out). Witnesses said he had his arm around her and touched her breasts and crotch (she was wearing jeans). ...

    Patrick’s Answer

    I do not know why he needs someone to work for no pay. If he qualifies he can be appointed an attorney. If not he should expect to pay someone not have someone do a service for him for nothing.

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