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Rebecca A Nitkin

Rockville Criminal Defense Attorney.

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  1. Someone is saying I vandalized his car, I called the cop back and he said he would call me tomorrow morning, I didn't do it!

    Answered about 3 years ago.

    1. Rebecca A Nitkin
    2. William Lawrence Welch III
    3. John C Belcher
    4. James H Sutton Jr.
    5. Gregory Philip Bowes
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    Unfortunately, I have to disagree with my brother of the bar's advice. In Montgomery County talking to the police NEVER helps, it only hurts. If you say you were there, the statement of charges will say, "HE admits to being at the scene where the crime occured." If you say you saw the irate man, "He admits the man was irate". Why would he be irate if you didn't do anything? The guy took your plate and the cop is investigating. He will be at your home to see if their is paint on any part of...

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  2. I have been falsely accused of rape by mentally ill roommate .what kind of lawyer do I need . what steps do I need to take?

    Answered 19 days ago.

    1. Dmitry Gorin
    2. Jonathan D. Esten
    3. Matt Clay Pinsker
    4. John Joseph Brosnan
    5. Andrew Russell Page
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    As my brothers have stated, do not meet with the police and continue to assist in their investigation. When you speak, they write something down and it is used against you. There is no one there to say that is not what you said. It will say something to the affect, you admitted you were there that night, yes, you did notice that your roommate was extremely upset, you did put your arms around her to calm her and maybe , by accident you brushed her breast with your elbow. Just an example. Get...

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  3. What should I do?

    Answered almost 3 years ago.

    1. Erin Jordan Harris
    2. Barry Franklin Poulson
    3. John Matthew Leace
    4. Rebecca A Nitkin
    5. Jessica Ann Foley
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    I agree with my brothers and sisters responses with one caveat. Do not have your parents help you, only an attorney. if you speak with the police with your parents present all confidentiality is waived and parents do not know what they are doing. they always believe in telling the truth to the nice police officers who are lying to their face about how the best thing for you is to come clean. It is not. Parents just get you in more trouble because your lawyer can't argue you were coerced....

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  4. Criminal Defense Lawyer attempt sex trafficking of a child under 18

    Answered 23 days ago.

    1. Rebecca A Nitkin
    2. Stephen Walter Sawyer
    3. Jay Scott Finnecy
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    I realize this is extremely difficult for you. Your son is the client, not you. Your son took the plea, not you. It is quite possible that your son and the attorney discussed facts and circumstances of the case that they did not discuss with you. Many times I have to listen to mother's telling me how wonderful their son is when I know full well that they are responsible for heinous acts and the only way to save them from outrageous sentences is to work something out. I don't know the facts...

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  5. How much would it cost for an attorney ?

    Answered 4 months ago.

    1. Jason W Cleckner Esq.
    2. Jeffrey B Henry
    3. Rebecca A Nitkin
    4. William Lawrence Welch III
    5. Mark William Oakley
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    That is a really difficult question. It would depend upon how many times the attorney would have to visit the jail and communicate with the Client and the State's attorney. It would depend upon whether or not the client was trustworthy or the "story" and the client would be a hard sell. If the attorney determined herself that the individual's story about the other inmate changed or made no sense--there would be a problem compared to having a strong client and credible version that could be...

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  6. Why is there such a huge range in fees for criminal defense attorneys?

    Answered about 1 month ago.

    1. Timothy Kevin Wilson
    2. Alexander Joseph Conn
    3. Jonathan D. Esten
    4. Kenneth M Chang
    5. Jonathan L Katz
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    We have a Firm here that takes whatever the client has in their pocket when they walk in the door. Their are ten attorneys in that firm. They have a million clients, they work 7 days a week, and they run around like crazy. You can hire them for next to nothing. The new attorneys are hungry, they will take cases for next to nothing. The Attorneys that take everything and do everything, family law, immigration, car accidents, medical malpractice will charge next to nothing. The attorneys...

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  7. Can a case be dismissed due to illegal search/seizure & unlawful entry by an officer ?

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Chrystine Denise Carvalho
    2. Stephen Michael Corby
    3. Rebecca A Nitkin
    4. Edward Zaryl Kotkin
    5. Travis Craig Thompson
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    The Officers entry was not illegal as the officers asked you if they could come inside and talk and you allowed them to. The other responding officer joined them and had a right to be with his other responding officers. The question is, was that officer in the room with you, or did he wander away without permission? The question is, was the paraphernalia "in plain view" where the officer had a right to be? Or, was it secreted, in a place that the officer actually had to move something, or...

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  8. Will I get jail time for 3rd dui?

    Answered about 3 years ago.

    1. Rebecca A Nitkin
    2. William Lawrence Welch III
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    You have interlock because you blew over a .15 not because you chose interlock. You are in treatment which is a minimal effort for the court. You could do 90 AA meetings in 90 days, get a home group, a sponsor a service position. You could go to Right Turn for a weekend. You could do community service. Despite all of that you are still lokking at some incarceration to drive the point home as this is your third drinking and driving offense. You do need an attorney no matter what you do.

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  9. Should I check "yes" or "No" to the "Have you been convicted" question on an application?

    Answered 19 days ago.

    1. Ross Carl Goodman
    2. Rebecca A Nitkin
    3. Elizabeth Tandy Foster
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    Definitely do not enter yes if your case is going to be dismissed after the completion of community service. Obviously, check with your attorney instead of us , as with deferred verdicts, you usually don't enter a plea, there is a continuance or a Nol pros.

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  10. I need to know approximate time in jail i would get for following offence,

    Answered about 1 month ago.

    1. Timothy Kevin Wilson
    2. Jonathan D. Esten
    3. Stephen Patrick Pfeiffer
    4. Rebecca A Nitkin
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    I would do everything possible in advance.......prepare all the positive things you have done in the past five years and document the same: community service, school, employment, classes, addressing the underlying precipitating factors that caused you to come in conflict with the law (alcohol or drug addiction---proof of rehab), letters of character showing growth, etc., etc., I would hire a Virginia attorney near that courthouse BEFORE turning yourself in. Perhaps s/he can do a Motion to...

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