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  • I got felony gun charges by mistake, and I'm a first time offender. What do you think will happen?

    I pawned my great grandfathers gun when I was cleaning out his house and my mom filed charges without knowing it was me. I now have felony charges, larceny and possession of a stolen firearm. She has tried to drop the charges but the pawn shop fil...

    C.’s Answer

    I agree with my colleague, but you should hire a lawyer where the charges were filed, who will be able to assist you with the best disposition possible. Do not go this alone! Good luck!

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  • I recently was selected for a federal job. I am concerned because I have a pending misdemeanor possession charge.

    Will i still be able to get the job. Possession of Marijuana & paraphanellia

    C.’s Answer

    Your best bet is to quickly hire a lawyer who can resolve these matters off your court date hopefully with dismissals. Depending on the circumstances, that is certainly a possibility in Cumberland County. Good luck!

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  • Will a lawyer still help me after I've already talked to an adjuster?

    I was in an accident on 8/13/15. I've never been in an accident or have had to deal with the process with the insurance. I was worried and wanted to do everything right and on time so I could receive the proper assistance. An adjuster called and h...

    C.’s Answer

    You should contact a local attorney who may be able to mitigate the damage. The adjuster is not your friend. Good luck! ! !

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  • What law assist military personnel who got a ticket before joining such as going to basic training and not able to attend court?

    Got a ticket in california got sent out for basic in fort jackson,SC

    C.’s Answer

    This is better answered under Traffic Tickets in California, where you received the ticket. Hire a local California attorney who should be able to resolve the ticket without your being there. Good luck!

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  • Do I need a traffic attorney?

    Hello, I'm Jonathan. My court date is tomorrow. I'm in the state of North Carolina, and I got pulled over for a blown headlight. My license were also suspended at the time of the stop. Since then I have reinstated my license. What should I plea...

    C.’s Answer

    You should hire a lawyer. If your license was suspended at the time, you need to be very careful how you handle the case or you could back yourself into a one year suspension of your license, depending on what you were charged with and how you resolve the case.

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  • Will I get a ticket in the mail?

    I was coming off the exit ramp on 95 going about 80 to merge into the lane and notice a sheriff beside me so I slowed down. He kept going and stopped about a mile down the road to help two other officers who had pulled another car. I drove about 5...

    C.’s Answer

    No, not unless you ran one of our new photo embraced stop lights during that time.

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  • Orthodontist closed without fulfilling contract paid in full! Is this medical abandonment?

    I have 2 children currently with braces on teeth since 2012! We had been hearing since Feb 2015, "they'll be coming off anytime!" The beginning of June 2015, I get a letter in the mail stating the orthodontist is closing in 30 days! They did refun...

    C.’s Answer

    This really isn't a medical malpractice case, but a breach of contract. I've changed the practice area to hopefully garner more answers. Good luck!

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  • How do I go about this?

    I was a passenger in a auto accident yesterday. A guy rear ended us on I95 doing about 90 mph. I sustained the most injuries in our vehicle. How do I go about going to the Dr. Being as I have no personal insurance? Also would a eye Dr be covered ...

    C.’s Answer

    If somewhat depends on the extent of your injuries. If you have Medical Payments coverage on your own policy, you can have your medical expenses covered by that. If you have chiropractic issues, most chiropractors will see you on an Assignment of Benefits. You should contact a local attorney who can investigate for you. Good luck!

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  • My employer did not take out taxes out of my first paycheck, she did not put my paperwork in time so she paid for straight 40 hr

    now her accountant wants to take out the taxes from my first paycheck that was never taken out, of my next paycheck coming up. now it will be like double. is this legal

    C.’s Answer

    Probably. It appears you were overpaid on your first paycheck, which is being rectified in your next paycheck. Other attorneys may have a different opinion.

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  • I took a plea that required a maximum 10 year registration period on the sex offender registry in 2004.

    since the plea they have enacted retroactive registration laws and new registration lengths. can I enforce my plea agreement? I would have came off the registry last year having already fulfilled all my requirements of my plea deal.

    C.’s Answer

    No, you cannot. You must comply with the registry requirements that are in effect when you petition the court to terminate your registration requirement (at least that's how these cases are currently being handled). There's an argument to be made that the retroactive application of new statutes that run counter to your plea agreement are unconstitutional, but that argument has fallen on deaf ears in our appellate courts thus far. Whether or not you can petition for removal now will be based on what your original conviction was for. You should contact a local attorney to see if you qualify. Good luck!

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