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  • Is it legal to date someone 18+

    Is it legal to date someone 18+ if you're under 18 and not having sex

    Daniel’s Answer

    How old is the other person? And, it is very important that the younger person not take any naked pictures, or that could result in the older person being charged with child pornography which is a very serious offense.

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  • Should we hire a criminal lawyer or contact parole directly?

    My husband violated his parole. He was arrested for petty larceny and released on bail. He did not check in with parole after bring released. Parole issued a warrant for absconding. He was taken into custody after a few weeks on the run on 8/11/15...

    Daniel’s Answer

    I strongly suggest you hire a good criminal lawyer.

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  • How does the federal point system work?

    Let's say an inmate has 22pts how much time are they looking at for drug related charges?

    Daniel’s Answer

    To answer your question one would need to know the base offense level for the offense (which would depend on quantity, type of drug, etc.) as well as the person's criminal history, and whether there are any mandatory minimums and whether the person is a career offender and/or whether the Gov't would file a prior felony information. Contact a lawyer to discuss further.

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  • What are the consequences of driving with 30 day TEMPORARY TRANSIT PLATE ISSUED BY THE STATE OF PENNSYL. for more than a month?

    Hello, My friend recently purchased a vehicle but since he is a new driver in New York his insurance quotes were unpredictability high. He decided to move to Pennsylvania and at the same time register and insure the car there. But could not im...

    Daniel’s Answer

    These plates do not sound legitimate at all. Your friend could face a very big fine, maybe even jail time, which will cost a lot more than simply getting insurance/registration would.

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  • Seek legal counsel for a pending case may need an attorney

    I was arrested for smuggling Drugs into a prison I was not in possession of Drugs but was informed of my criminal history that they construe as prison priors and face three years in prison. I work and was merely a passenger of the vehicle getting ...

    Daniel’s Answer

    This is not a federal case. You need a state court lawyer. You should contact a lawyer from your area which you find on this site and see if they will work with you on payments, or you can use the public defender. Good luck.

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  • I am 52 year old woman never been arrested I been charged with two felony s One is felony B will I have to do any jail time ?

    I thought by telling the truth it would help me instead it was twisted and use against me I am very concerned.

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    It depends on what you're accused of doing, and whether or not you are convicted. The fact that you have never been arrested is certainly a big, big, plus in your favor. I have had many clients who have been charged with B Felonies and who have never gone to jail. Hire a good lawyer especially since you made a statement, which is never, ever, ever, a good idea.

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  • Are court records in borough that you were arrested ex Bronx criminal court or are they in Manhattan city hall

    Arrested in Bronx, NY are records in Manhattan city hall

    Daniel’s Answer

    They are kept in the courthouse where the case took place.

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  • Can I press criminal charges against my husband for keeping me a prisoner? divorce child custody

    Can I press criminal charges against my husband for keeping me a prisoner? I wanted to leave him as he is very abusive but he threatened if I left him he would take my children away from me as he is wealthy and can win in court. Both the children ...

    Daniel’s Answer

    You can try by going to your local precinct, but I do not think they will arrest him in this case or charge him. I think they will tell you to go and take care of it in family court, where it sounds to me like it belongs.

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  • Will Walmart take action against me for stealing?

    I have recently stolen from Walmart. I do not plan on doing it again. However, I am wondering if although I was not caught will they attempt to find me? Should I just not shop at that store from now on? I am assuming they have me on c...

    Daniel’s Answer

    You are very lucky they did not catch you. Wal-Mart and most big stores have very sophisticated security systems. You are probably safe from arrest, since they did not stop you in the store (as long as you don't go back), and as long as you didn't steal anything expensive. You really nee to stop stealing though or it could really ruin your life and cost you to pay thousands in legal fees, fines, restitution, etc.

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  • I was arrested and charged with 3rd degree assault and a hate crime. What should I expect when I go to court?

    Had a fist fight with a woman and she called the cops. She made an complaint. I was called into the precinct where was aressted and given a desk apperance ticket.

    Daniel’s Answer

    At your first court appearance you will plead not guilty, and get a copy of the criminal complaint, if you haven't already gotten it. And then another court date will be scheduled 4 to 6 weeks later. Eventually you will receive a plea offer, and then you can decide whether you want to plead guilty or go to trial. The hate crime element is cause for concern. You may wish to retain a private attorney. Good luck.

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