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  • Can someone press criminal charges for "Theft of Service" if you breached a contract?

    My family and I rented a 5 bedroom cabin for a long weekend. The contract stated first four people included in the price, any additional guest are $25 per person, per day. We had 8 adults and 8 kids. We did not include the kids names due to the...

    Jack’s Answer

    Sounds as though he is trying to bully you, going by the contract language you indicated, if you were responsible to pay on a per head basis than pay what is owed.

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  • My son was arrested for terroristic threats and obstruction of justice he accepted the first offender plea and was given five y

    yrs probation he was arrested again in Henry county for theft by stealing he was collecting scrap metal. He told his parole officer and they arrested him for parole violation and has been in Clayton County jail every since. What's going to happen ...

    Jack’s Answer

    Possible first offender revocation, custody time and possible additional time in custody on the new charges if convicted or pleads.

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  • What do I do if I'm over 21 planning on going to a concert and people under 21 plan to be drinking?

    I'm attending a concert and the people under 21 plan to be drunk and hope to get away with it. I'm over 21 and want to have a couple beers, but am scared I will get in trouble for furnishing to minors. Is there a way around it if I'm at a tailgate...

    Jack’s Answer

    Maybe you should reconsider the 'crowd' your hanging with to avoid issues such as these.

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  • How much would a lawyer charge in Georgia for a criminal case involving possession of marijuanna less than a ounce to appeal

    Marijuanna not found on person , also the amount found less than 0.1 grams which is a tenth of a gram.

    Jack’s Answer

    Different Lawyers charge differently, for example, fees vary according to experience level
    and difficulty of the case.

    a. Have you plead to this charge, Guilty or Nolo?
    b. Did you go to trial and were convicted?
    c. Was the trial taken down?
    d. Were there any post conviction Motions filed?
    e. Lots more...............................????????????????

    The amount is not relevant as it is still misd.

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  • What if you missed a court date and din not go to the classes set up for anger management

    I was charged with simple battery family violence I had to take anger management classes but I did not take them din not have the money to pay and I missed the court date.

    Jack’s Answer

    Speculation is that a Bench Warrant will issue, it is not clear from your question as to whether you plead out and are on probation or the matter has been diverted.

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  • I tried to look up my arrest record on the superior court clerk website but they didn't have any info.

    I was arrested in Cobb county and convicted of thieft by deception in 2006. I tried to look up my arrest and court info on the Clerk of Superior court website but no info came up on me. What does that mean? Where so I go to find out about my recor...

    Jack’s Answer

    You should go to the Clerk of Courts office and you can get your record.

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  • Can I get my dismissed citation expunged?

    I was cited for an MIP and completed the diversion program and had it dismissed. When I went to the solicitors office the man at the front desk stated that they were not doing expungements at this time and to call back in two weeks. Does this info...

    Jack’s Answer

    Restrictions have to worm their way thru the system.

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  • I have a good case on appeal with several grounds however my lawyer refuses to argue any of the key points.

    I have a great case on appeal however my court appointed lawyer refuses to argue any of the key issues because he/she feels that this will take to much time. how do i get these arguments heard on my appeal and what are my options if he/she files t...

    Jack’s Answer

    You should feel comfortable with your lawyer, I'm surprised that the same Lawyer that handled your case in the lower Court would represent you on appeal, retain your own lawyer if your not happy.

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  • Will I be drug tested on non-reporting probation in Cobb County?

    My PO talked about me having to take drug tests, but everywhere I have read says you do not get tested on non-reporting.

    Jack’s Answer

    If the court order states you are subject to random screens than you must comply should not be an issue if you are clean.

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  • Should we get a lawyer to try to get the chargers lowered to 3rd degree?

    My 17 year old brother is getting charged with 2 accounts of 1st Degree Burglary because he was caught on camera under someone garage but he didnt take anything, he also went into other person car and took a cheap watch. He was not armed with any ...

    Jack’s Answer

    Serious charges you need to retain counsel.

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