I was convicted of an A2 felony for the sale of a controlled substance and sentenced to 4 years. I also had a conspiracy E non violent charge of 1.3-4 years both running concurrent as a four flat. I served 2 years 10 months and now have 5 years p...
Although a judge has the inherent power to resentence you, why would he? Without a good reason, there is no chance.See question
I have an active warrant for failure to register as a sex offender but I haven't moved out yet. I'm in the PROCESS of moving to Rochester which is an hour away. I know I have 10 days to register from the date I moved. I've been registering on time...
Why would you have a warrant for failure to register in a place you have not moved to yet? this does not make sense.See question
What is the difference between the two?
It's the night before Thanksgiving. If you really need to know, you can look it up.See question
I was given a pink slip, for being in the park after hours. I was told to appear in court. I was not physically arrested or detained. Does this count as "arrested"? I've read online that getting a pink summons means I was legally arrested even tho...
You are correct. You were arrested.See question
I have no priors
What are you going to tell the judge? That your lawyer guessed wrong. Unless you are talking about refusing a plea deal earlier because of his advice, there seems to be no harm even if he did say you would not be going to jail.See question
My family member has been incarcerated since 1989. Family member was charged with 2 offenses. First offense is a 25 year to life sentence. The Second offense is a 15 year to life sentence. Both sentences are consecutive. The 2nd offense is fo...
A governor's pardon is most often sought by criminal attorneys. They are rarely granted. I have attempted some as have many of my colleagues.See question
Is this a good or bad thing? Are they trying to add more things? Do this mean that this case is going to be more difficult for my lawyer to defend or to plea if necessary? Is this normal? Even though this is a misdemeanor charge I don't understand...
Although it could mean nothing, it usually means the DA is looking to see if more charges should be added.See question
does the Prision Contriban Charge disqualify them from the Drug diversion Program
It is discretionary and the judge will likely find this new charge a reason to deny it.See question
I got ACD in August and it is going to be dismissed in 1 year. I wanted to know if it is possible to get it dismissed earlier, and how long would this process take? What documents do I have to present to get it dismissed early?
It is not uncommon for an ACD to be sped up if there are reasons why it should be, such as hardship. You can either ask your former attorney what he feels the odds are, or hire a new attorney to get it calendered and make a motion.See question