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Joseph Preston Strom Jr.

Joseph Strom’s Answers

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  • Is it possible to get house arrest with electronic monitoring for being convicted of domestic violence and in possession of a

    weapon. No prior criminal record.

    Joseph’s Answer

    We are in Columbia and would be happy to meet with you on your case.
    Pete Strom
    Strom Law Firm
    803-252-4800

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  • Best way to find a strong aggressive workers comp attorney around the Columbia , SC area?

    Right now i'm on workers comp. They have been pretty good so far, i've recieved my weekly check, i'm needing surgery (torn labrum 80% and partial rotator cuff tear). It looks like im out of work for atleast 6 months to a year and already told b...

    Joseph’s Answer

    We are in Columbia and would be happy to meet with you on your case.
    Pete Strom
    Strom Law Firm
    803-252-4800

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  • Workmans comp....do I need an attorney

    On July 20th I injured my shoulder at work and have been on WC about 30 or so days. Today my employer called and wants me to come fill out fmla papers. I know fmla covers you for 12 weeks but my surgery is scheduled for next week with rehab be...

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    • Selected as best answer

    We will be happy to speak with you about your case at no charge. There are too many factors to give advice in an email. Pete Strom. You can call us toll free at 1-888-490-2847 or 803-252-4800

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  • Has any laws been passed reducing federal sentecing from 85% to 65%

    has fedral drug charges on me, was sentecned six years

    Joseph’s Answer

    A prisoner is eligible for 54 day a year(85%) for good time after his first year. That is why you often see defendants sentenced to 1yeaer and 1 day.
    You may also receive a reduction for providing substantial assistance to the government under Rule 35 or a 5K1.1 motion

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  • I have been subpoena to court to testify against my brother, can i plea the fifth since he's my brother?

    My subpoena was sent through the mail. Is that the way it should be done. If I dont go will they put a warrant out for my arrest?

    Joseph’s Answer

    It is possible for the court to issue a bench warrant if you do not comply with a subpena.
    A lawyer would need to see your subpena to determine if it is valid.

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  • Can a sixteen almost seventeen year old girl date a guy that is twenty two years old in the state of south Carolina?

    This guy I have been talking to, we have known eachother since I was ten, now I am two months shy of being 17. Is it legal if we want to date?

    Joseph’s Answer

    My web page outlines the answer to your question.

    Pete Strom

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  • Can I be charged with strong arm robbery when nothing was taken and I had no intentions on doing a robbery?

    I beat up someone and now im facing a strong arm robbery charge?

    Joseph’s Answer

    If you rob someone without a gun, you may be charged with Strom Armed Robbery.
    You should hire and attorney to help with because you are facing posible jail time, if convicted.

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  • Can I sue Pharmaceutical companies for not placing warnings on their medications that their products can cause tooth decay ?

    I am disabled & take several medications that cause dry mouth& the warnings only state"may cause dry mouth" When I went to my dentist, they pulled a tooth & I have tooth & gum disease & I have been told by, and in writing from my pain Dr. & the de...

    Joseph’s Answer

    I have add a link to my web page on products liability which will give you more information about the topic. These cases are difficult and expensive to prove and unless you have serious physical impairment and/or hundreds of thousands of dollars in medical bill, a lawyer cannot justify bring a lawsuit.

    Pete Strom

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  • In the state of sc, what can i do to clear my record if my conviction is possession of marijuana with intent to distribute?

    result of conviction was one year of probation and other charges were possesion within approximaty and neglect of a child

    Joseph’s Answer

    I have outlined the process on our web site.

    http://stromlawcriminalattorneys.com/expungements-and-pardons-in-south-carolina/

    Pete Strom

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  • How much time will I get?

    I am on state probation for obtaining goods under false pretenses. I was sentenced to 4 years suspended to 5 years probation. I violated by moving without permission. I tried to get permission and have my case tranfered but my officer ignored my...

    Joseph’s Answer

    You could get up to 4 years. You should hire an attorney.

    Pete Strom
    http://stromlawcriminalattorneys.com/probationparole-violation-consequences/

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