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  • How long should I have to wait for an update from my lawyer?

    My lawyer won't update me on my case after several (over one month) attempts . I an new to this and would like to know what to expect,however, she's not responding and I am getting a little frustrated. Why would she not respond to my requests? Tha...

    Noah’s Answer

    You shouldn't have to wait a month or even a week. If you're not satisfied then get a new lawyer.

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  • Can I have petty theft with no priors removed from my record?

    I'm wondering if I would be able to get petty theft from when I was very young removed from my record? I was arrested but never did jail time and was never taken to court or convicted. Like I said, I was young and stupid and tried to shoplift from...

    Noah’s Answer

    If he case was dismissed then you can have the arrest restricted from your criminal history.

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  • Is trucking ins. Responsible for all injuries and surgery.

    Semi accident interstate I 285 Atlanta. Truck driver at fault. Injuries L3 herniated disc ankle torn ligament s. Injuries caused ankle instability. During treatment for ankle injury had fall from ankle give way sustained more injury to L3 (compres...

    Noah’s Answer

    Yes. You need to get a lawyer immediately to help you get compensated.

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  • Georgia criminal statute of limitations and residency

    Out of curiosity to the GA law: Per ocga 17-3-2, how should one interpret the word "resident" as in "(1) The accused is not usually and publicly a resident within this state;" For the criminal sol to run, does one need a U.S. green card or citiz...

    Noah’s Answer

    It means where you live, regardless of citizenship. So, yes, the statute of limitations applies to non-citizens, assuming they are living in Georgia.

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  • Will I be able to ask for this to be removed if I was never told by the judge by pleading guilty this could affect my status?

    I went to court in Georgia. I am a permanent resident. I plead guilty to a misdemeanor charge of shoplifting and judge let me do it under a first offender plea. She asked me if I was a us citizen and I told her no mam. I was reading that you can a...

    Noah’s Answer

    You put yourself in a very precarious position by not having a lawyer. Since you are not a citizen you now face deportation. You will need an experienced lawyer to file a petition for habeas corpus in your behalf.

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  • How much time will he have to serve

    My friend has been in prison since sept of 96 on 6 counts of kidnapping 5 counts of aggravated assault 1 count of arm robbery and 1 count of possession of a fire arm by a convicted felon he received 20 years for each count with a MX possible parol...

    Noah’s Answer

    If he was convicted of armed robbery he will serve every day of his sentence.

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  • So is it still considered statutory rape if a 19 year old and a 16 year old have sex?

    I am wondering if they changed the law to the age of consent in Georgia

    Noah’s Answer

    The age of consent is 16 so a person cannot be charged with statutory rape for having sex with a 16 year old.

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  • Is pawning school property a crime?

    My friend's aunt who is a teacher, let him borrow a laptop that the schools system lends to the students. He later pawned it to get money for college. Is this a crime to pawn school property? is this considered school property? She is unaware of t...

    Noah’s Answer

    Yes, pawning property that is not your is illegal.

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  • How do you cancel a warrant application?

    I filed a child abandonment warrant application for the NCP. Is there any way to cancel the application after the court date has been set?

    Noah’s Answer

    Just show up and tell the judge you want to dismiss it.

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  • What can I do about my public defender not giving me proper representation and trying to force me to plea

    My public defender informed me the day before my preliminary that she had not viewed evidence, yet when we went to court she wants me to plea. I have asked her on at least 3 occasions about my fourth amendment being violated and filing to suppress...

    Noah’s Answer

    If you can't afford to hire a lawyer you are stuck with a public defender. That being said, you decide whether to go to trial or enter a plea.

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