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Joseph Ryan Pate

Joseph Pate’s Answers

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  • What are the chances of getting charges dismissed and to avoid jail time for a misdemeanor?

    I was caught taking less than a $100 in merchandise, total about $65. I wasn't arrested because I am pregnant but was told that a warrant will be issued and i will be arrested as soon as I give birth. I have never been in trouble or charged with a...

    Joseph’s Answer

    It is unlikely that jail time would become an issue if you get an attorney involved sooner than later. If you have questions regarding what the State will do from this point forward, or would like to discuss how to secure an attorney to represent you, feel free to contact me at 407-896-1166.

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  • Are traffic tickets civil matters in florida ? I heard some states have made them all criminal

    are traffic tickets civil matters in florida ? I heard some states have made them all criminal

    Joseph’s Answer

    While many traffic tickets are civil infractions, there are many which are criminal. You need to speak to an attorney regarding your ticket to receive more information and advice. Feel free to contact Pates Law Group at 407-896-1166.

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  • Can I get my felony set aside, expunged, or lowered

    I have a felony conviction from October 2009 the felony is 1 count 810.02.3a burglary of an occupied dwelling. I am on a mission to become a paramedic and this stands in my way as a felony. Is there any way to possibly get it lowered, removed, or ...

    Joseph’s Answer

    Unfortunately, a burglary of a dwelling cannot be expunged. If you have any further questions, feel free to call Pates Law Group at 407-467-5681 or find us at www.pateslaw.com.

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