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Andrew Lawrence Moses

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  • A case involving a criminal traffic violation. If the state prosecutor reviews the case and decides to dismiss, what happens ?

    A case involving a criminal traffic violation such as a DUI or Hit and Run, When the state prosecutor reviews the case and details, decides the case is not worth pursuing and dismisses the case against the accused, Does, the Citation given to the ...

    Andrew’s Answer

    If you had been arrested for the offense then the prosecutor would need to enter a dismissal. However, if an arrest is never made and no citation is ever issued and the prosecutor decides not to pursue the case then he would not need to do anything but close the case internally.

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  • Failure to register Violation.

    My friend registered 10 days late as a sex offender, reason was due to no money to renew his license, once he came in to register because he was late he was arrested on the spot for failure to register. unfortunately this is his second offense for...

    Andrew’s Answer

    It is difficult to tell you what his sentence would be without knowing his prior history. It has always been my experience that because of the prior record a failure to register case usually scores prison time. Your friend needs to speak with their attorney. Good luck.

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  • My father got a ticket on may 11th 2012 for a new law that was released on may 1st.

    My dad was fishing, catching Sheephead, a Fish n Game warden approached him, my father knowing he was doing nothing wrong was friendly with the man. the man then ask to see dads catch. He presented his fish and the warden threw them back in the w...

    Andrew’s Answer

    Ignorance of the law is not a defense. That being said law enforcement including Fish and Game do have some discretion on how to proceed. It is unfortunate that your father was dealing with someone did not exercise their discretion.

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  • I have a dui vop in FL and failed a drug test for thc in group counseling. What kind of trouble am I in?

    Will the judge find out? I'm going back to court next week but will be able to pay off my entire remaining fine of about $1000 so I'm hoping my probation will be terminated but now I'm not sure...What kind of trouble am I in beside having to do mo...

    Andrew’s Answer

    A positive drug test would most likely would be told to the judge. I'm not sure how you will be treated as I'm unaware if there are other reasons for the violation. You should contact an attorney in your area.

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  • Can you violate probation by returning EARLY on a travel permit?

    This question sounds paranoid, but I have heard horror stories so I want to be sure. If I requested travel out of state and it was granted- could I be violated for returning early? I ask because it says to call officer upon "return". Could I just...

    Andrew’s Answer

    Follow the instruction on your travel permit and report to your officer upon returning from out of state. While you will not be violated for coming home early, you could be violated for not calling upon your return.

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  • Is it legal for my ex wife to get slam drunk every night once the kids go to sleep?

    My ex wife is prescribed xanax legally. She is also an alcoholic. Is it legal for her to get obliterated drunk every night once the kids are asleep? She is the only adult home and I'm concerned that if something happens she would not be able to ha...

    Andrew’s Answer

    While I do not believe getting drunk would rise to the level of child abuse or child neglect, it is certainly something you should be concerned about as a parent. Unless the children are not being taken care of and not being tended to. Calling DCF is certainly a possibility and so is calling your divorce attorney. A modification of your child custody may be in order.

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  • Every meeting a probation officer is threatening to send to jail

    My cousin pled guilty for a dui charge. So of course she is on probation for a year and shes not able to drink at all or drive at all. Which Has definitely opened her eyes. She just recently went to see her probation officer who called her in rand...

    Andrew’s Answer

    Always be courteous to the probation officer. If your cousin has papers that the PO needs to see, make sure that she shows them the paperwork. It is always my advice to my clients who are on probation that they should bore their PO to death. You don't want to be the one that they single out.

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  • How do I prove that I was in a different city than the city i received a ticket in?

    Yesterday I got pulled over and was given a ticket for driving on a suspended license, I was told it was due to unpaid tickets in Miami. Today I called Miami Dade clerks office to get the ticket information and they told me that the incident happe...

    Andrew’s Answer

    You maybe able to prove where you were from credit card receipts, phone records, people who saw you in Orlando. You should contact an attorney who handles traffic cases in Miami.

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  • My boyfriend was charged with burglary, and robbery with a fire arm about 2 years ago and serving 40 years

    He has never been in trouble and was working as a correctional officer at the time of the crime. He has been locked up for about 2 years and is waiting for his appeal. They just dropped the burglary charge and he has to go back to court to be rese...

    Andrew’s Answer

    It sounds as if your boyfriend already has an appealate lawyer and they were successful in having the burglary conviction overturned. You will have to give me more information on the case in order for anyone to give you advice on this site. I think that the most important thing that can be done is for your boyfriend to be in contact with his attorney.

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  • Felonies Prison Release in florida

    Felonies Prison My son will be released from a Florida prison in July. He is returning to New York State where he lives. He is felon with a conviction of child abuse and is not required to register as a sexual predator. If he is retu...

    Andrew’s Answer

    He does not need to register in Florida unless he moves back to this state. Make sure that he follows all the felony registration requirements in New York.

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