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  • Me and my BF were arguing and he slapped me. My mom called the law and he was arrested. We are 17 with a baby.

    When he was 14 he was out past curfew and they dropped the charge so he's never been to jail or anything. It's been over 24 hours and they still haven't set a bond, why? Can someone give me more information of what's going to happen. He had never ...

    James’s Answer

    He has to see a judge within 48 to 72 hours of being arrested. He may not have seen a judge yet to have a bond set.

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  • Speeding ticket for going 28 over in Duluth, GA. Will I lose my license?

    I got a speeding ticket for going 73MPH on 45MPH road, 28 over the speed limit. This is a 2 lane road (Peachtree Industrial Bouleard). I asked the police officer if I can see the laser to confrim I was going that fast, which he said no to (I tho...

    James’s Answer

    If you are under 21 years old you will lose your license. If you are 21, or older, you will not lose your license. Pleading Nolo only works if you are over 21. If you are over 21, and plead Nolo, this will keep the 4 points off your driving history, but your insurance will still increase. Insurance companies care about the charges on your driving history, and could care less about points. The solicitor is the prosecutor, and that's who you ask to reduce your speed so the charge won't go on your driving history. Requesting to see the gun and an accuracy check only applies to radar guns. This does not apply to laser guns.

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  • Been pushing for divorce, and now wife went to the police, accusing me of abuse, including sexual abuse. What should I do next?

    I'm a father of three children with my wife, and I work on Robins AFB, and I am also in the Air National Guard. My wife and I have had a falling out in our relationship, so I've been insisting on us separating. She hasn't been completely on board...

    James’s Answer

    You need to hire the best defense attorney you can ASAP. Do not speak to the police without your attorney present.

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  • How can I avoid jail time for driving on a suspended license?

    I have already been arrested and posted bail my court date is in a few hours and I'm terrified of going back to jail. This is my first offence. And first arrest that I'm being charged for a crime.

    James’s Answer

    The best thing you can do is reinstate your driver's license before entering a plea. If this is your first offense, and you get your license, you most likely will not go back to jail.

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  • I asked for a blood sample at blood draw for indep.test dui i never got one is that protocal and cop put blood kit into evidence

    without marking the temp locker section in the report is that a violation of refrigeration of blood samples what avenues do i have for no blood sample to be indep.tested

    James’s Answer

    If you were denied your rig ht to an independent test then the results of your state administered chemical blood test are inadmissible. Not refrigerating the same can destroy, and lead to fermentation which can cause alcohol to develop in the blood sample as a by product of blood decay.

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  • Lf officer said in report he pulled behind my parked vehicle in the roadway then in the next few paragraphs he said i pulled in

    front of a market would that movement be on dash cam and a 911 caller said a driver acted under the influence parked in front of a store no mention of dui does cop have probale cause to pull in behind me parked in roadway apx. 1/2 mile away with f...

    James’s Answer

    Maybe. We'd need to know the information the 911 caller gave the dispatcher, and what information was passed along to the police officer.

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  • 1st problem - failed piss test while on felony probation , do 160 days in jail , get out and don't report , now months gone by.

    I went to jail to begin with for 1 year for ( serious injury by motor vehicle) 10 year do 1 year ! Did that , 3 years go by and I fail a pea test , they give me 120 in county and PDC ! I get out and report in county that accident happened on a Fri...

    James’s Answer

    It sounds like they are going to put you in jail since they gave you 120 days for a dirty drug screen.

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  • Now i need to get a id 3 months after my warrant was issued so what if i go to another county to the dmv to get id?

    I was arrested when I was 17 on shoplifting charge. 6 months later im 18 and I need ID so i can get my medicine. I was wondering would they still arrest me or would they let me slide?

    James’s Answer

    DDS does not have warrant information so you shouldn't be arrested at any of their locations.

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  • I was originally pulled over for speeding BUT arrested for a dui. If the speeding is dropped would my dui be also? Read details

    I was arrested a year ago for a dui I was 20 and my blood alcohol was .07. I'm turning 21 in a week still haven't received my official court date my lawyer has been pushing it further. I was told that theres a deal that I would have my speeding an...

    James’s Answer

    No. Related charges are often dismissed when someone enters a plea to the more serious charge. You need to direct any questions you may have to your attorney since he is in the best position to answer them.

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