My friend has plead guilty for arson. 53 and 1st offense. the public defender did not tell her to plea but suggested it to get a lighter sentence. the prosecution settled on 8 years. seems like a lot to me. the person she is guilty with is w...
The negotiations are with the prosecutor so it is called a negotiated plea. If the defendant pleas open to the judge, he can sentence him/her within the guidelines, but cannot reduce the charge. Public defender knows all the facts in the case and it might truly be in the best interest to plea. I do not know the facts so it is hard to tell.See question
1 grand larceny 1 pettie larceny
You can only get the record expunged if you had the charges dropped or dismissed and have never been convicted of a crimeSee question
A "public servant" as the DA call him was assigned to investigate my stole and then interrogate me for stealing a large sum of money. During the interrogation I was led into believing I should confess and the company would go easy on me. this verb...
Usually your rights to an attorney extend when questioned by a law enforcement officer. If the public servant was not a law enforcement officer, then I don't think you would have to be informed of the right to have an attorney. if the public servant was acting on behalf of law enforcement, that may change things. Anytime that you are in custody (not free to leave) and being interrogated, you should be told of your right to an attorney.See question
Can you put properties together to make the bond.They seen my father had a lot of property and said he couldnt put it with another one . They also said that it will only cover 40%.
Contact a local bondsman, but typically you would have to pay 10% of the total amount and collateralize the rest.See question
Pv bench warrant is at circuit court and new charge is in district court. Arraignment is on Monday where I'm sure they will arrest me for the pv afterwards. I'm worried that if I turn myself in for the pv, I won't make the arraignment and then ...
Either way, it is inevitable that you will be taken into custody. If you are locked up on the probation warrant, your failure to attend the arraignment would not be your fault as you would have to be transferred for that court date if in the same county.See question
He has a assault charges before.
What is he seeing the judge for today? An arraignment? if so, he will plead not guilty and move on with the case. Need more information.See question
Been in jail for 35day for parole violation with no bond and hasnt had any contact with parole officer
He should have seen a judge by now. I would demand a bond hearing/first violation of probation hearing at once.See question
he is in jail with charges of vandalism of my home (estimates coming in around $30,000.00, putting toxic chemicals in my water system and well (water test not back yet), threatening a police officer with cutting shears and running from the police....
You should contact a civil attorney that handles evictions.See question
For example, if I said I was driving when I wasn't. Would it be to late to tell the truth??
It would be a misdemeanor if you lied to a police officer. You can always tell the officer the truth, but he may not be so forgiving.See question
This shows up on my background check as drinking while operating vehicle and says dismissed but was nolle prosequi in court.
It was dismissed, you don't have to mark yesSee question