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  • Georgia first offender-felony theft-white collar employment

    Asked by a user in Atlanta, GA - about 2 years ago.

    I agree with all of the answers previously given, but also don't want you to lose hope that you can continue on with a successful career despite your first offender sentence. The point of the...

    1 lawyer agreed with this answer

  • Probation Violation

    Asked by a user in Atlanta, GA - about 3 years ago.

    First offender probation is different from regular probation in that, anytime there is a violation of a special condition, a judge can resentence you up to the maximum amount that the statute carries...

    1 lawyer agreed with this answer

  • How do i get criminal charges dismissed

    Asked by a user in Atlanta, GA - about 3 years ago.

    You need a lawyer to help you with this. One may not only be able to pursue this with the DA's office further, but also supply the parole board with documents that tend to show the unlikelihood of...

    1 lawyer agreed with this answer

  • " How much jail time?"

    Asked by a user in Atlanta, GA - about 3 years ago.

    Without making any statements or admissions related to payment of fines, you should contact each probation department to find out how much of a payment would be necessary for them to lift the warrant....

    1 lawyer agreed with this answer

  • Is it safe to say my brother is going to prison for a very long time???

    Asked by a user in Norcross, GA - over 3 years ago.

    It depends on many different factors. One huge thing to consider is whether he was on "first offender" probation or just regular probation. The state would have to still prove its case under the...

    1 lawyer agreed with this answer

  • HOW CAN ONE APPEAL A PAROLE REVOCATION DECISON

    Asked by a user in Atlanta, GA - over 3 years ago.

    Parole decisions are difficult to overcome. The "parolee" has very little rights as opposed to a person on probation or someone facing new criminal charges on the trial level. The parole board...

    1 lawyer agreed with this answer

  • Statue of limitation on misdemeanor probation

    Asked by a user in Atlanta, GA - over 4 years ago.

    A "statute of limitations" does not apply to probation, but rather the amount of time allowed by law/statute for the State to prosecute someone for a crime it has knowledge of. I believe you may...

    1 lawyer agreed with this answer

  • I am on B2...I-92 exp on 31st Jan 2014, Married a US citizen on the 13th Jan..Wht documents are needed for filing the petition??

    Asked by a user in Atlanta, GA - about 1 year ago.

    The instructions for the petitions can be found online, and they outline the necessary documents. However, as one of the other attorneys noted, there are still many ways to get this wrong. If your...

  • I am a permanent resident and I was forced to sign paperwork to relinquish my green card!

    Asked by a user in Atlanta, GA - about 1 year ago.

    This must be related to the claim that you've "abandoned your residency," meaning that you were outside of the country so long without significant ties here that it appears you no longer intend to...

  • When are active warrants seen by locals law agencies (police, courts, etc.)?

    Asked by a user in College Park, GA - about 1 year ago.

    You first need to get the warrant lifted if you paid the citation. I think the trouble is going to be the proof of payment if the court clerk has records as unpaid. You should still be able to...