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Keith Samuel Hasson

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  • How long can the county keep you in custody for armed robbery without indictment... charges was filed in 2011 2012...

    Charges filed in 2011 arreseted in 2012 released on bond Aug 2013 rearrested on May 3 for failure to appear for court in Oct 29 2013...

    Keith’s Answer

    They can hold him until his trial. Best thing to do now is have an attorney push for a trial date and prepare to aggressively defend the case.

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  • Im Charged with Robbery and Simple Battery, and am awaiting trial, I have a public defender but she doesnt seem interested

    Im 17, a female said me and my friend stole her phone and beat her up because we had a verbal argument, She has no witnesses yet the police took us to jail where we spent multiple days, While there no detective or anybody talked to us, I was charg...

    Keith’s Answer

    If you are not satisfied with your public defender, hire a private attorney to fight for you. Have the phone records for the allegedly stolen phone been subpoenaed? Is your lawyer prepared to cross examine the police and the "victim" about inconsistencies in the report? If you are committed to taking this case to trial, you are going to want an experienced lawyer to fight for you.

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  • How to withdraw criminal application?

    I filed criminal application against my husband regarding domestic violence and the probable cause hearing is set to next week. With the help of friends and family, my husband and I decide to reconcile and dismissed divorce filing and in the proce...

    Keith’s Answer

    If you do not appear for the warrant application hearing the application will probably be dismissed, but the better practice would be to go to the magistrate's office and fill out a form to withdraw the application.

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  • I have a technical violation warrant on Felony probation unsure of how to proceed.

    I found out recently that I have a warrant for my arrest for not informing of my address change. I did ask for a transfer on more than one occasion because I was about to be homeless and my PO kept changing or was out of the office for up to 3 mon...

    Keith’s Answer

    You need to hire a lawyer to help you straighten this out. Trying to do it yourself is not a good idea.

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  • Georgia prison system.

    Do inmates in Georgia usually get paroled on parole date? For instance someone gets 20 but can parole out at ten. & when should we get a parole lawyer to help us get the inmate paroled out at ten years? If denied parole the first time when will t...

    Keith’s Answer

    Often a prisoner is not granted parole on his or her first review, and a lawyer can help present a case for parole to increase the probability of parole being granted. If it isn't granted the first time, he would be considered again before serving the full sentence.

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  • How to fight being falsely accused of Stalking in the state of Georgia?

    My ex-fiance and I broke up and we had a 'peaceful warrant' placed between us, and I was found the only one guilty. After leaving town for a couple of months, and the peaceful warrant had ended, I ate at a place she happened worked at. I did not k...

    Keith’s Answer

    There is no such thing as a "peaceful warrant". If someone told you there is, you got bad advice. As for the current problem, sometimes the best defense is a good offense, but not always. It is unlikely you are going to be able to get warrants against her for the charges described. Better plan is to hire a lawyer to fight the charges, and no matter what, STAY AWAY, even if she promises to make all your dreams come true.

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  • It's it possible to get a second first offender for another different less violent felony

    Im on first offender already for robbery x snatch and terroristic threats, and now some charges have been pressed for 1st degree forgery with some checks..

    Keith’s Answer

    Hire the best lawyer you can afford, and do it now! You are smart enough to know you need help. Contact my office if I can be of assistance.

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  • Friend pleaded guilty to rape to avoid possible life sentence. Sentenced to a 20 year term.How can this plea be withdrawn?

    If so, how many days after sentencing?

    Keith’s Answer

    He shouldn't try to withdraw the plea without the help of a lawyer. If he isn't satisfied with the services of the lawyer that represented him at the time the plea was entered, he should hire another lawyer to represent him. If the plea was entered very recently, the judge may allow the plea to be withdrawn without a great deal of work. If the sentencing was more than a few days ago, there may be a more involved process, and the chances of success diminish. In either case your friend needs a lawyer to advise him both whether he should withdraw the plea and how to go about it.

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  • How to I appeal a rejection on a petition to discharge first offender status in georgia?

    In 2010 I finished three years of felony first offender probation in georgia. My probation officer filed a "Petition for Discharge of Defendant(First-Offender Act)" I never got any notification of a decision. I recently found a copy of t...

    Keith’s Answer

    You'll need to run your criminal history to show you had no other arrests prior to the discharge, and you'll want an attorney to present a petition for discharge for you. This could be a clerk error, or there could be something in probation's file that is creating a problem.

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  • How much will I have to pay and will I get jail time for shoplifting less than $19.88

    I'm 17 and i got caught shoplifting at Walmart. I was wondering if I will possibly go to jail for it and if not how much of a fine will I have to pay? Also will I have to serve community service? Thanks

    Keith’s Answer

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    The maximum punishment would be twelve months in custody and a $1000 fine, but if you are a first time offender you are unlikely to receive such harsh treatment. What happens to your case will depend on a number of factors, including your prior record, what jurisdiction the charges are pending in, who the judge is, and how good your lawyer is. If you haven't already, you should consult with a lawyer about representing you on these charges, because a lawyer may be able to avoid a conviction altogether! Contact my office if we can provide further information.

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