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  • How long does DA have to file charges after arrest?

    Passenger in vehicle with two other adults. Traffic violation resulted in drug search which yielded a very small amount of presc. Meds. Lortabs which script can be provided, 2-3 tabs of another pain med and 5-6 somas. Meds not in marked bottle....

    Noah’s Answer

    The statute of limitations is two years for any misdemeanor charges and four years for any felony charges. If you don't have a lawyer who is fighting to get your case dismissed, then yes charges are normally files in cases like yours. Has your lawyer asked the DA to dismiss the charges against you?

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  • If I pay the amount stolen can my charges be dropped

    My friend and I were caught shoplifting, I have a job , kids & I'm in college

    Noah’s Answer

    Simply paying back what you stole will not result in the charges being dismissed. If you have already been arrested, hire a local criminal defense lawyer. That lawyer might be able to negotiate a dismissal of your charges. Good luck.

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  • Can I be arrested after making arrangements to pay back for a felony theft?

    I was contacted about a terrible mistake I made a year ago. I was offered to repay the amount to avoid charges but they are insisting I come in to make arrangements. Is it possible that can have me locked up once I show up? They have stated that...

    Noah’s Answer

    Since the case was already turned over to the police and the DA's office, you should not enter into any agreement regarding the restitution without the help of a lawyer. Nor should you go talk to them without a lawyer.

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  • Can a 12 year old and a 12 year old have sex someone asked me that and I am cerrous if it's agenst the law or not?

    20 years old

    Noah’s Answer

    Yes it is illegal. Both are under the age of consent, which is 16.

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  • Disorderly conduct , What should I expect at court?

    Hi I recently went to a hotel party that my friend threw, the cops came and found Marijuana and alcohol. only a few of us got cought while most fled the scene. I was one who got cought. What should I expect on my court date? Ex charges and fines.

    Noah’s Answer

    What you can expect depends on many factors including whether you were charged under a city ordinance or state law. You could be facing a fine that will never show up on your record or probation that will haunt you for the rest of your life. When you go to court without a lawyer, you put yourself at a huge disadvantage since you have no ability to adjust your approach depending on what is thrown at you. You probably have several legal and factual defenses to the case, which you will also be giving up if you go to court without a lawyer since you don't have the experience to defend yourself.

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  • ARRESTED FOR DUI OUTSIDE OF CAR. BUT NO CONSENT TO SEARCH VEHICLE BUT SEARCHED ANYWAY BOOKED NOT FOR DUI BUT OTHER CHARGES

    THEY WANTED TO CHARGE ME WITH FORGERY BUT NO PROOF THEN ; BREATH TEST REGISTERED 0.000 BUT WANTED TO SEARCH MY VEHICLE . TOLD THEM NO AND THEN THEY TOLD ME I WAS UNDER ARREST FOR DUI. BUT WHEN BOOKED IN THEY DIDN'T CHARGE ME WITH DUI BUT EVERYTH...

    Noah’s Answer

    4th Amendment issues (search cases) are rarely black and white; instead they are normally somewhere in the middle. The are also very fact specific and there are a lot of other facts that I would need to know to tell you whether the search was in violation of you 4th Amendment Rights. Even so, you might have a great search issue but the Judge may rule against you, which unfortunately happens all the time. Sit down with a few experienced criminal defense lawyers and go over the facts and circumstances of your case.

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  • If 17 years old child gets summon for patty theft misdemeanor, which lawyer should he gets and how much they charge?

    I have following questions: 1- Which lawyer deals with patty theft misdemeanor? 2- How much they charge? 3- What usually happened with this type of cases?

    Noah’s Answer

    A 17 year old is considered an adult for criminal prosecution, therefore it is unlikely that he will receive a summons, rather a warrant will be issued for his arrest. A criminal lawyer will be needed and there is no set charge. Call a few lawyers from AVVO and discuss the case with them.

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  • My fiance is locked up for new charges he didn't commit ?

    He is in jail for a armed robbery somebody else said he did and that's the only evidence and he has a bond for it but he was on probation when it happened and now he has a probation hold and the hold is also for a dirty urine that he already took ...

    Noah’s Answer

    I am sorry to hear that your fiancé is locked up. Unless he has a lawyer really fighting for him, he will stay in jail until the armed robbery case is resolved, which could be a long time. How much time does he have left on probation?

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  • Could me and my brother have sex.I'm 18 years old and he's 12 years old and we both agreed on sex.Or is it not legal to do sex.

    18 years old

    Noah’s Answer

    It would considered to be child molestation and statutory rape because he is too young to consent to have sex and incest even if he could consent.

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