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  • Waiting to hear if habaus corpaus will be viewed or thrown out. is there any help or what can be done to prove mans innocence.no

    no dna. only lies ,gave him a life sentence .evidence given to judge at trial ,she threw out jury never heard evidence of innocence. is there any help available to help save his life ? waiting to hear also from innocence project. any advice woul...

    Michael’s Answer

    Issues regarding PCRA Petitions and Writs of Habeas Corpus are extremely complicated, involved matters. This is an extremely serious matter and you need to contact someone that is experienced in handling these types of cases.

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  • What type of sentencing normally goes along a felony forgery charge?

    I have a previous felony charge for Delivery back in 2008. Also they are including theft and receiving stolen property with the felony forgery charge.

    Michael’s Answer

    This largely depends upon the dollar amount involved and the individuals prior history. This is too broad of a question to provide a good answer because the range of possibilities, without knowing more, is too large.

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  • What Charges would be Pressed, if im 21 and my partner is 17?

    My Girlfriend and I have just started dating, and we are worried how everything could pan out if we date. Right now was are secretly dating, but we would like to tell her parents due to the age difference. If we would decide not to tell her paren...

    Michael’s Answer

    Simply "dating," rarely if ever could create criminal charges. It is what commonly occurs when people are dating that can create an issue (i.e. intercourse, fondling, oral sex etc.). Since she is over 16 and you are not too much older than her, any potential charges are more limited than if she was under 16 or younger. However, I see corruption of a minor as a potential offense. You would be much safer waiting a few months until she is 18 before engaging in sexual activity (if that is part of the plan).

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  • Detained at target for consealment of goods. What happens next.

    I concealed two items but changed my mind and left them on shelves in the store. I was detained after passing the register by LP an three police officers. My information was taken and I was cuffed and taken into the store to find where I put the i...

    Michael’s Answer

    It is impossible to predict for certain what will occur. There are a number of issues that I would have with some if things that were done or said, according to what you have shared. It sounds as if they would be sending you a civil demand letter instead of pursuing criminal charges. I have an issue with them indicating there would be criminal charges if you do not pay.

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  • Drug Charges!;;

    Can a police pull drugs out of his pocket and try to place in your car but before he did my passenger saw it and say hey dont let him put those in yout car hes pulling them out of his pocket then police puts back in his pocket . Cant the police of...

    Michael’s Answer

    If the officer is willing to say that on the stand, it will be a pretty easy case and the officer would likely get fired. I do not think the officer would say anything close to that. It would wind up being the word of the passenger versus the word of the officer. Whichever side the judge or jury believes will be the successful party. Unless this officer has a shady history, this is an extreme longshot.

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  • During the process of being sentenced/convicted of simple assault, must the alleged victim be , IN PERSON

    at the Preliminary & Plea hearings, and or trial if that far? Would Victim breaking NO CONTACT order by slipping in def home & sleeping in office(homeless) help def case? Victim jumped the def 1st; but def. intoxic at arrest, not given oppor. 2 ...

    Michael’s Answer

    There are quite a number of questions presented. A victim is not always needed to proceed on a simple assault charge, although in some circumstances it is necessary. The alleged victim is never required to be at the plea or at a sentencing. In regards to whether they are needed at a trial or a preliminary hearing, it is fact dependent.

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  • In pennsylvania what can u be sentenced for aggrivated assult ,robbery,conspiracy if prosicuted will u be offerd a plea

    I have two other open cases

    Michael’s Answer

    That is a very broad question which is open to many answers and many possibilities based upon specifics of the case. When faced with these charges, the individual will need to retain an attorney immediately.

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  • Can a court order you to sign the title of a half owed vehicle to the other party as a saction?

    I am being court ordered to sign my half of 2 vehicles I own with my mom who is deemed incapasitated. the court fined me 2000.00 for a contempt charge I should be able to purge. The court did not state any statute or Pa code in the order to me thi...

    Michael’s Answer

    The facts are somewhat confusing. The biggest issue is why this order was given. I have a feeling, that by reviewing the paperwork, you will likely get the answer regarding whether to pay the fine or challenge the order. You may wish to sit with someone.

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  • I have video of the police pulling me and my friend over and said our center brake light was out my friends license was

    Suspended for missing a ticket payment but it was because they forgot to tell pen dot so it was actually not his fault..and the video shows the brake light was working what can i do?

    Michael’s Answer

    It may be difficult to authenticate the video. You should bring it to an attorney's office. Driving on the suspended license could cause collateral consequences and the fine would be the least of the issues.

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  • If a arrest was expunged off a record can one still find the mugshot that was taken?

    for free online

    Michael’s Answer

    What you have provided indicates that this is a private company on the internet that is doing this. There is likely nothing wrong with how it was expunged, but the private companies are not part of the expungement orders. I believe that you can get an order to have them destroy there records, but it may continue to pop up on other private sites.

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