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Nicholas has answered 36 questions

  • Florida DUI law, impact of DUI for immigrant, deportation, adjustment of status

    Asked by a user in Miami, FL - over 5 years ago.

    The conviction alone is not, per se, reason to be denied status or citizenship. However, depending on the individual facts of your situation it could be cause for just such a denial. Consult an...

    2 lawyers agreed with this answer

  • Sexual predator/offender

    Asked by a user in Orlando, FL - over 6 years ago.

    Discovery is time limited, but that rule is hardly ever enforced because nearly any reason for delay would be considered by the court to be valid. As for other deadlines that would dismiss a case,...

    2 lawyers agreed with this answer

  • DWI/DUI

    Asked by a user in Brooksville, FL - over 6 years ago.

    Generally for administrative purposes the language of the statute at the time of the infraction controls. Having said that if DHSMV is not being helpful, even folloing a hardship hearing, your only...

    2 lawyers agreed with this answer

  • Driver's License Suspension

    Asked by a user in California - about 6 years ago.

    The suspension you suffered will follow you from state to state. There is a slim possibility you could challenge the suspension in California if the DUI law there is significantly different from the...

    3 lawyers agreed with this answer

  • Racing charge

    Asked by a user in Jacksonville, FL - about 5 years ago.

    That level of bond is unusual for a racing charge, with no prior criminal history. There may be more to the charge than you have been told. An attorney would be helpful to not only getting the bond...

    1 lawyer agreed with this answer

  • Credit Card debt

    Asked by a user in Yakima, WA - about 6 years ago.

    Call them for a settlement amount. If they have reported you delinquent then they really have very little leverage. Make sure any agreement you make you get in writing first, before making any...

    3 lawyers agreed with this answer

  • Old crime

    Asked by a user in Washington - over 6 years ago.

    In general, five years would be beyond the statute of limitations in every state. However, it does depend on how the crime is charged. Also, there are instances that toll the statute of limitations...

    3 lawyers agreed with this answer

  • Mail fraud

    Asked by a user in Vancouver, WA - about 6 years ago.

    Unless you have suffered some sort of financial loss filing suit is probably not the best course of action. If someone is stealing your mail, first contact the post office in your area and ask to...

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  • Should I let my 18 yr old go to trial with public defender on severe felony charges, armed burglary and grand theft

    Asked by a user in Jacksonville, FL - over 4 years ago.

    You should let your son go to trial with an attorney he is comfortable with. There are many good and bad public defenders, just like private attorneys. The best course of action is talk with some...

    1 lawyer agreed with this answer

  • FL civil procedure, what is an ordered adjudication, FL criminal law

    Asked by a user in West Palm Beach, FL - almost 6 years ago.

    If adjudication was withheld then for practical purposes it means the charge can be sealed or expunged depending on some other factors. As for the nursing board, typically each offense is looked at...

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