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Rand Jason Csehy

Atlanta Criminal Defense Attorney.

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  1. How do I go about getting an earlier court date. Can the public defendant motion the judge, what's required in GA?

    Answered over 4 years ago.

    1. Rand Jason Csehy
    2. Justin Spizman
    2 lawyer answers

    If he has a public defender, he/she needs to be contacted and told of his medical condition, first and foremost. Additionally, your husband needs to contact his attorney and ask that he/she contact the case manager and have the matter scheduled as soon as practicable. Unfortunately, due to budget shortfalls and backlogged dockets in the metro courts 30 days is not out of the ordinary, regardless of how harsh the punishment is in relation to the offense.

  2. I got a ticket for driving with no license what is usually the fine for this

    Answered over 4 years ago.

    1. Rand Jason Csehy
    1 lawyer answer

    The fines by county and court vary. If you have a license but didn't have it on you at the time, the fine is $25.00. If, on the other hand, you were driving without a license altogether, the maximum fine is $1,000.00. The fine schedule for Dekalb, Atlanta and omany other metro courts is usually listed on the respective website. As for the suspended license issue, it appears that the ticket may note a "failure of service" in which case, you are then notified of the suspension but not...

  3. My friends bond was revoked because while on bond another charge was caught what can be done?

    Answered over 5 years ago.

    1. Rand Jason Csehy
    1 lawyer answer

    Subject to the caveat that the answer is generic by necessity as it's not proper to comment without knowing all of the facts and his (new) counsel has probably advised him of the same... when charged with trafficking drugs, a criminal defendant faces a mandatory minimum sentence (depending on the drug) from 3 years (XTC) to 5 (marijuana) to 10 (coke, meth, amphetamine) and up. Your friend received a bond because the judge was convinced that while on bond he would not flee; intimidate witness...