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Robert C. LeBrasseur

Robert LeBrasseur’s Answers

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  • Trustee and good behavior, time off sentencing????

    My guy is in jail for 4-5 months for something retarded like unpaid tickets. He said that for every two days of working as a trustee he gets one day off his sentencing. Also that they award 8 days of good behavior time off every month. Is this tru...

    Robert’s Answer

    If he is there for "unpaid tickets" meaning he is serving time in lieu of paying a fine he will not get any good time credit.

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  • How can we prove a woman is guilty for murdering her husband while sleeping if she claims battered woman syndrome?

    were doing a mock trial for law class and could use some advice. A woman confesses to killing her husband but claims abuse for years. We believe that she commited the crime with malice and that it was premedited.

    Robert’s Answer

    What evidence supports her claim of being battered? Now go get evidence that demonstrates differently - lack of arrest for domestic violence assaults on her, friends who state differently, lack of ER reports, etc. Also she could be a battered women but this particular act does not demonstrate self-defense.

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  • Do you support or oppose jury trials?

    opinions needed. Please and Thank You!

    Robert’s Answer

    The answer to this question s best decided between you and your attorney based on the facts of your case. As a general rule if your case is solely a legal issue (no facts in dispute) and the law is on your side go with a judge. If the law is not on your side or if factual issues are in dispute go with a jury.

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  • Can you beat a possesion of a steel smoking pipe if it was found under the passenger's seat and you are passenger?

    My daughter is 19, never in trouble with the law and was issued a ticket for possesion of a steel smoking pipe. it was not hers. the driver claims not to know it was there or whose it is. should she just pay the ticket or try to fight it? if s...

    Robert’s Answer

    Get a criminal defense lawyer and fight it. There are two types of possession: 1. Actual possession and 2. Constructive possession. The prosecution would try to prove constructive possession based on these facts. To prove this the prosecution needs to prove your daughter knew the pipe was there and could exercise control over it. Depending on all the evidence the prosecution has depends if a jury will believe the prosecutions case beyond all reasonable doubt.

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  • Convicted felon with green card identity theft..can i apply for citizenship? 1st offense

    I was wondering since it was my 1st offense and i served 8 months am i able to apply for my citizenship anytime soon. I do have my green card now

    Robert’s Answer

    You should consult an immigration attorney. The general rule is that you have to wait five years after conviction to apply for citizenship.

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  • Just got a DUI and requested my DMV hearing - do I need a lawyer?

    This is my first DUI and I've already requested my DMV hearing. I refused the breath test and gave blood at the station. My alcohol level came back at .11 and I have a clean record. If I hire an attorney, can she go to my DMV hearing for me? Do I ...

    Robert’s Answer

    It is recommended you hire a DUI attorney or at least consult with one. Good luck.

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  • Do I pay a civil demand letter from walmart

    Was apprehended with an item in my backpack worth under 25$ I never stepped out of the store but passed the register. I was taken into the lp too and they only asked for my I'd number I gave all merchandise back and un damaged. They let me go and ...

    Robert’s Answer

    I do not practice in your State. In Maine it is advised you do not pay. It is rare the law firm trying to collect follows up with a law suit. I have never seen it in 16 years. Contact local counsel.

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  • I want to know how i can get out of this burglery charge an theft charge ?

    ok i got arested an im being charged for burglery class b felony , theft class e, an crimanal mictif an i really didint do anything i was visiting my mom at the graveyard an i went in the woods to smoke some marijuwana an then i found four ki...

    Robert’s Answer

    The criminal justice system is adversarial for this reason. The police, the workers at the cemetery, and the DAs office most likely do not believe your story. However, the prosecution needs to prove the case beyond all reasonable doubt to a jury of 12. The way you avoid a conviction sounds like a trial. Get yourself an experienced criminal defense attorney.

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  • Speeding ticket 83in a 65 radar by aircraft stopwatch I think

    Please help

    Robert’s Answer

    What is your question?

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