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Richard Earl Hornsby

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  • I was charged with Battery on a law enforcement officer, when my door accidentally hit the officer?

    can i be charged with battery, and i read on the internet that the court cannot do a "with hold of an adjudication" on battery of an officer? is thaat treu??

    Richard’s Answer

    Battery upon a Law Enforcement Officer requires that the battery be committed willfully. So if you can convince a jury that the battery was accidental or involuntary, then you would not be convicted.

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  • WOMAN OUT ON BOND 4 A FELONY CASE N CAUGHT A DV BATTERY CHARGE MISD. W/ BABY DAD IF CHARGES GET DROP CAN BOND BE REINSTATED

    THE CHILD WITNESSED THE FIGHT AND TOLD THE ARRESTING OFFICER THAT HER DAD HIT HER MOM FIRST. FATHER OF HER CHILD AGREED TO DROP CHARGES IF SHE TAKES HIM OFF OF CHILD SUPPORT.

    Richard’s Answer

    A new bond can be obtained, but not reinstated.

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  • No bond warrant solution on vop while currently on probation for a different offense??

    A person was charged 2 years ago with a felony, with no previous record, put on PTI with early term if all said costs paid. Violated PTI with misdemeanor. While waiting on court date for VOP on PTI was put on misdemeanor probation, missed court f...

    Richard’s Answer

    Hire a criminal defense attorney, the attorney would be able to straighten the mess out rather quickly.

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  • Do I need a lawyer for an "aggressive driving" traffic ticket? Or just pay the fine?

    I passed on the left of a stopped vehicle with flashing lights without incident. Weather was rainy. I while driving west.

    Richard’s Answer

    Anyone can represent themselves, but as the saying goes, a person who represents himself has a fool for a lawyer.

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  • Post conviction and collateral claims attorneys.+internal investigations of Police Officers, Pro Bono.38.50.?Inadquate Represent

    Any lawyers who do a 38.50,Inadaquit Representation.Any lawyers who Internal investigations of Police Officers.

    Richard’s Answer

    There are many lawyers who undertake such cases when presented with a serious inquiry, given the manner in which your question is composed, I suspect your inquiry is not serious.

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  • Can you go to jail if you dont pay your whole probation off at the end even though you are paying some payments towards them?

    I have a family member in probation and it has me worried. She is supposed to be paying $400 a month but only pays $100 a month because that is all she can afford. She has one more year left and the total amount owed including payments is around $...

    Richard’s Answer

    While a violation of probation can be initiated due to failure to comply with a restitution schedule, it cannot be sustained absent proof that the person had the ability to pay the restitution as scheduled.

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  • FTA for a missed court date but my boyfriend was in jail for his warrant.

    My boyfriend had a warrant for his arrest for a failed drug test once he found out he had a warrant he turned himself in. The next day was his court date for his second appearance for his on site VOP but he was in jail with his warrant the day of ...

    Richard’s Answer

    If the warrants are out of the same county/circuit, then it his lawyer will likely get it sorted out. If he does not have an attorney, I would suggest hiring one.

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  • Can a 16 year old have sex with a 19 year old without the 19 year old getting in trouble with the law?

    Ive been with him for awhile and we want to have sex and have talked about it alot. Im not sure if my parents like him so im not sure if they found out if they could get him arrested and i want to make sure before anything happens. I know the age ...

    Richard’s Answer

    It is legal, but not advisable, for a 19 year-old to have sex with a 16 year-old.

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  • Can you be arrested for trespassing after warning even though they never issued me written warning leave Universal studio?

    My friend got written warning to leave a place and we did. They told us to take a cab, but we went to parking for my car.They followed us and told to leave property and escorted us to taxi area. While walking fast i was caring pizza in my hands an...

    Richard’s Answer

    Yes, you would be guilty of Trespass After Warning. If you are looking to hire an attorney to represent your friend, please call my office at 407-540-1551.

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  • Will a Reckless Driving charge with adjudicated withheld disposition in FL appear on a background check?

    I can only find a record of the case when searching Miami Dade, the county the incident occurred in, county traffic records. Nothing shows up when I search any and all aliases in the Miami Dade county criminal records. Does this mean that an empl...

    Richard’s Answer

    Unless you subsequently had the charge sealed, it most certainly will show up on a background check as well as on a traffic history check.

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