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  • Can I go after the person who owns the abandoned car for damages? What if they claim their car was stolen?

    I was traveling north on I-75 at about 5:30 am. As I came up over a hill there was an abandend car facing south in my lane. I did my best to avoid hitting the car, luckily did, but ended up striking the guardrail. I have about $1000 of damage to m...

    James’s Answer

    You can, but it is better to let your insurance do this for you.

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  • Does my employer in the state of Georgia have to give me acknowledgement and consent before allowed to in app GPS tracking

    Was unknowingly followed by employer.

    James’s Answer

    There is nothing illegal here based on the facts you present.

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  • If my new charges remain misdemeanor is it true that it will only be a technical violation for my felony probation?

    i am on first offender felony probation i have till sept 2017 before my felony probation is up on feb 1st i went to jail and was charged with 1)driving on a suspended/revoked license 2)driving without insurance 3) failure to maintain lane 4)dui 5)...

    James’s Answer

    Either way this is not a technical violation of your probation. Since you are on First Offender you could be sentenced for the entire balance of your probation.

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  • Will an a pointed lawyer look out for your best interest or will they just want to get a plea deal

    Can an a pointed lawyer tell you that you will get life with out parole before the trial even start.

    James’s Answer

    They will do the best they can with the resources they have available.

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  • Will I end up in prison if I go to rehab and send everyone proof I'm there.

    Ok so I'm currently on the first offenders act in ga and on conditional discharge on some things Jason swindle worked out. If I go out of state for rehab and get better, I'm a heroin addict, will they revoke it and send me for prison for years?

    James’s Answer

    You need to ask your lawyer these questions.

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  • Will I be drug tested by my probation officer even though my charge is shoplifting and not a drug related case?

    I'm on probation for petty shoplifting from a Georgia Wal-Mart. It was my first time ever being arrested for anything. Will my probation officer drug test me even if it's not a drug related offense?

    James’s Answer

    You could be since not doing drugs is a condition of your probation.

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  • Is there a statute of limitations for issuing a warrant for ones arrest?

    Do police have to issue a warrant for an arrest within a certain amount of time? For example, if a person was setup by a c.i. but not arrested until a week later, what would be the reason/reasons that it took so long to make the arrest? Also, if t...

    James’s Answer

    The statute of limitations for most crimes is between 2 and 4 years so waiting a week is not unusual.

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  • Who, what's, and how's of getting into the RSAT program? Non violent offender...

    Non violent (drug) offender sentenced to 10, serve 5, HOWEVER handwritten by the judge to be sent to RSAT instead, prosecutor agreed and stipulated RSAT completion to 'prove' willingness to rehabilitate, or serve the whole 5. Currently served 3.75...

    James’s Answer

    He is probably better off waiting his time out at this point.

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  • Can a person be charged murder with no evidence only someone who said they was there but he said he could not recognize nobody

    A person was killed the person that was there was the mastermind. He said their was 5 guys in the dark he could not recognize. He goes knocks on door guy answers he turns around shoots fired. He said he hid behind a car. When got up they where gone.

    James’s Answer

    This may be enough to charge them, but it may not be enough to convict them.

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  • Will I have to still complete the DDS-Certified RISK REDUCTION that was court order to reinstate my license?

    I was on probation for poss. of Marj. I did the last 4 days of it in jail. my probation has been terminated.

    James’s Answer

    Yes. This is a requirement to reinstate your license.

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