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Ramon Alvarado

Norcross Criminal Defense Attorney.

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  1. Will the police always be allowed to make an arrested based on the testimony of one indivisual.

    Answered almost 5 years ago.

    1. Ramon Alvarado
    2. Lee William Fitzpatrick
    3. Joshua Gramling Stein
    3 lawyer answers

    The police need probable cause to make an arrest. The responding officer should make a determination on whether to arrest by interviewing the parties involved, making observations (injury to one or both parties, damage to the house, etc.), and using good judgment as to whether an arrest would be appropriate under the circumstances. "Probable cause" is such a low standard most officers can and will make an arrest based solely on the statement of one person. Fortunately the standard to...

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  2. If you are on probation for a dui conviction, and you get arrested for aggravated assault, can that affect your dui probation?

    Answered almost 5 years ago.

    1. Jessica Ruth Towne
    2. Ramon Alvarado
    3. Theodore W. Robinson
    4. Alan James Brinkmeier
    4 lawyer answers

    Yes. When a person is on probation and rearrested for a new offense then they are subject to having their probation revoked; meaning they can serve their remaining term of probation in custody. In Georgia it's not necessary for a probation officer to wait until the resolution of the new charge. It's possible for a person to have their probation revoked, before the resolution of the new charge, if the State can prove by a preponderance of the evidence that the probationer committed the new...

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