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Zachary Cryder Shaffer

Zachary Shaffer’s Answers

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  • I have a bench warrant hearing on 7/21/15 in phila ( original bench warrant issued on 1/27/1997) what can happen at this thing??

    previously arrested on 11/8/96 in phila. for stat. rape after i called police and the girl was arrested for armed robbery only after which did she make these allegations. posted bail and attended all my hearings until in january probation officer ...

    Zachary’s Answer

    You need an experienced Philadelphia attorney to pave the road before you turn yourself in. If it's unlikely they will be able to prosecute the case, then you need to be moved through the system quickly as you will likely have high bail. Good luck!

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  • Should I hire a private attorney for a gagnon 1 hearing

    My husband is on probation in Philadelphia. He hasn't seen his probation officer in a year. He was stopped for driving a car and the registration was suspended. He gave a fake name he was ran in to be figure printed. They took in for his probation...

    Zachary’s Answer

    Did you mean judge Palumbo? Most of the time he likes to have the DA and defense attorney work out an agreement ahead of time. A seasoned Philadelphia criminal defense attorney can probably reach out and try to make that happen!

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  • How can I get parole

    My husband is incarcerated he has reached his minimum time served should I contact a lawyer to file his parole ?

    Zachary’s Answer

    You can contact an attorney to have it filed with his judge. Has he received any write ups?

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  • If i have a warrant for a bench warrant in new jersey for violation of probation will they eventually drop the warrant?

    if i have a warrant for a bench warrant in new jersey for violation of probation will they eventually drop the warrant? i have been arrested several times in a different state and new jersey has not extradited me for this warrant. is there a certa...

    Zachary’s Answer

    It can remain open indefinitely. You can be held for a while in PA pending a governor's warrant or lack thereof.

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  • When can he be released??

    My boyfriend caught a charge with drugs. Court kept continuing the hearing. Now the court has thrown the case out. So when will he be released??? And why does he have a court date a month from now if the case was thrown out?? Please help. I don't ...

    Zachary’s Answer

    Does he have a detainer? There are a variety of reasons why he could be held.

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  • Good Attorney to get detainers lifted in Philadelphia ?

    My boyfriend is fighting to get his 2 detainers lifted one is for a warrant for a first time D.U.I and the other is for possession of drugs attempt to deliver it was only one bag of weed . he shouldn't even had been arrested for it . im just look...

    Zachary’s Answer

    Any guarantee by a lawyer is a promise to pick your pocket. Certain back judges would never lift under those circumstances and others will.

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  • My case was dismissed in Philadelphia. Do I get all all my money back, or do I just get back 70%?

    My bail was 10% of 50,000. I paid 5,000. 10% of 50,000. Am I suppose to get a refund of 70% or 100% if my case was dismissed?

    Zachary’s Answer

    The city self insures as a bail agency so you only get back $3500 of your $5010 that you paid. If you owe the city any money, they may try to take money from that as well.

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  • How much time for gun possession, already a felon, along with drug charges.cont. in details.

    He is a convicted felon, got caught with a loaded 22 pistol, with hollow point bullets, right next to $8, 000 worth of uncut heroin, drug pharaphnellia, conspiracy, resisting arrest and 49 klodopin. His mother thinks he can get sent to a rehab fa...

    Zachary’s Answer

    5-10 year minimum mandatory sentence for the firearm on the possession with intent to deliver. If there's no motion or trial issues he should try to work something out.

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  • Sold 4 bags of herion to a ci in pa for 10 a piece. How much jail time can I get?

    No prior drug charges but a possession 7th ago and bad checks in 98 with was a felony.

    Zachary’s Answer

    7.5-15 if you're only charged with PWID and a $250,000 fine. Definitely hire someone with experience doing CI motions. Your old conviction still counts and you have a lot to lose!

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  • Can my fiance be charged and sentence with the same crime in two counties? Shouldn't he have gotten time served?

    My fiance turned himself in on February 18th 2013. He was wanted for escaping a work release center. When he was in the work release center he was on probation in Dauphin County and York county. He was tried and sentenced to a 9-22 month sentence ...

    Zachary’s Answer

    Unfortunately he was being sentenced for his direct violation of probation which occurred when he was convicted of a new offense.

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