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Robert C. LeBrasseur

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  • I just got a class c felony theft its unfrotunately my 15th one i went to deparement or corrections for my last two but ive been

    clean and doing very well, working full time have my own apartment i finally have my sobiery under control and dont feel prison will help me all the other times i was heavily using and didnt care or have anything to care about, what is your optioN...

    Robert’s Answer

    How old are your 15 prior theft convictions? How long have you been out of jail? What are you doing to demonstrate you are sober? There are a lot of other questions to be asked and answered. I suggest you get an attorney to help you out with this case. It will be difficult to avoid jail/prison time if convicted but there are arguments to be made. You need an attorney who is going to be able to present you to the prosecutor as the person you have become versus what your record demonstrate you were. You need someone who can determine if the State can convict you and then someone who can represent your best interest at sentencing. Meet with a lot of attorney to determine who is the best fit for you.

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  • If a person knowingly gets auto insurance in their name, allowing a 4 time DUI driver w/ revoked license drive car, is it fraud?

    I know of someone (and have written proof via internet messages) that a woman in Colchester, VT, knowingly financed a vehicle in her name and got insurance for the sole purpose of allowing a 4 time convicted DUI offender and documented alcoholic d...

    Robert’s Answer

    I cannot tell you the specifics above about Vermont law. I am a Maine attorney and I know in Maine this would be a crime by knowingly allowing someone with a suspended license to operate a motor vehicle. Additionally, there is the potential for civil liability should the individual driving the vehicle get into an accident.

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  • My husband has been arrested on more than one occasion, for something he did as a child, it's been over 15 years.

    Please help, husband owes just under 1,000.00 in fines he was sixteen when the crime was committed and he is now thirty and still suffering to pay this fine and we can not afford to consistently pay this so they keep arresting him, and could care...

    Robert’s Answer

    I would urge you to write the court explaining the efforts to pay, list your income and expenses, and request a payment plan you could pay every month.

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  • Somebody claims he had given me 1000 dollars .he went on to coach a witness.now am going for defense hearing

    i will like to defend myself because i cant afford a lawyer

    Robert’s Answer

    You do not ask a question. You are entitled to defend yourself but it is not a wise choice typically. Criminal cases are adversarial by nature. A judge or a jury will have to decide who they believe. An attorney is better trained to question witnesses in hopes of pointing out the errors in their stories. Be sure to sequester witness at trial. Good luck.

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  • Can a prosecutor in Florida take a defense witness and make him states witness without argument?

    I am defending against a criminal complaint at trial and the prosecutor has supposedly taken command of my witness and made him it's witness after taking the deposition.

    Robert’s Answer

    Anyone is permitted to subpoena any witness. Witnesses do not belong to the defense or prosecution. Privileges may prevent someone retained by the defense from testifying.

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  • I was arrested for a dui. I took the breathalyzer and blew into it twice.

    is there a certain amount of time that is supposed to go by before you blow into it the second time?? is there supposed to be another observation time between blowing into it?

    Robert’s Answer

    Do you know which breathalyzer machine was used?

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  • Are trumped up charges a true possibility for grand theft?

    My friend found a used Samsung Galaxy III on the floor at a retail store in the middle of the night. It appears someone dropped it. She picked up the phone and put it in her pocket. When a store employee asked my friend "have you seen a phone" my ...

    Robert’s Answer

    Your friends best move is to hire an attorney. Most jurisdictions do negotiate either the sentence or the level to the charge (felony/misdemeanor). You need to contact local counsel to determine if the value of $400 makes it a felony

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  • How can u fight a traffic summons failure to stop for a stopped school bus lights flashing?

    He passed a school bus that day but it was moving and no lights were flashing at the time. He turned right one block after passing the bus to proceed onto work. The bus driver reported that the bus was stopped and lights flashing. It doesn't say y...

    Robert’s Answer

    I agree with Attorney Folsom. You need to hire an attorney to fight this and to determine if the bus had a video recording system. An attorney can assist you in presenting your case to a judge if it comes down to a bus driver said versus you said factual analysis.

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  • How can i be charged with drug trafficking if they search my home and find nothing?

    My house was raided as i pulled in the driveway. They searched my house and car and found nothing but $600. I was charged with class a aggravated trafficking of a schedule w drug. But they did not arrest me? How soon can I get my discovery? How mu...

    Robert’s Answer

    As previously stated, more information is needed. My guess is that there had to be evidence for the police to get a search warrant for your house unless you consented to a search. It is possible you allegedly engaged in trafficking on a date different than the search. That you possible sold to a CI or undercover officer. Again, more information is need. I would urge you seek counsel as soon as possible to protect your rights.

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  • I got caught shoplifting and am wondering what's going to happen in court?

    My friend and I got caught stealing from a local store. Both got $50 worth of stuff. After we got caught, we both went back and paid. My friend was 17 and got off. I'm going in tomorrow morning and don't know what's going to happen.

    Robert’s Answer

    I agree you should not plea guilty and get a criminal defense attorney. I would encourage you to complete the shoplifters alternative course as well. If you have no criminal history you should be able to avoid a conviction.

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