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Jesus Novo III

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  • What charges could I face?

    Phone got taken for me sending nude pictures that a 21 year old sent me, she lives in another state. I am not worried too much about that but I signed my phone over to be searched and what if they find other crimes on there? aka the owner of the p...

    Jesus’s Answer

    So far as I can tell there is no evidence of crime in your description. Now, if by a "swisher sweet" you mean a "swisha" or cannabis cigarette, THAT is a crime. I would caution you, though, to refrain from making admissions in a forum like this which is monitored by law enforcement and prosecutors and where communications are not private or privileged.

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  • Can I receive clearance for federal background check and fingerprinting with an expunged record in FL?

    My previous arrest record was petit theft which was dismissed and expunged in 2013. I'm in the education field internship searching and some interships require this. Will I be able to receive clearance?

    Jesus’s Answer

    I am not sure what the requirements are for that clearance level, however, for an education job I'm sure that you will have to provide copies of certain documents (arrest affidavit, information, final disposition) or at least a certified letter from the court saying that the records don't exist and you will have to disclose the circumstances of the case. Good luck.

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  • How can I get my student status back?

    I've lost my student status months away from completing my degree. I believe that it was due to the school's international department. Now all of sudden, after 4 years of sacrifice, the school informs me I have to leave and cannot keep taking the ...

    Jesus’s Answer

    You are not saying exactly what the school's international students department did that you consider to have caused your losing your student status. Your best bet is to contact an attorney in person for a consultation and provide him/her with all the details. Good luck.

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  • How can i get a lawyer after i get arrested for something i didnt do

    they say if you can pay a lawyer they will provide one for you, how can i take this opportunity and aquire a free lawyer

    Jesus’s Answer

    This is one of the most misunderstood rights defendants in criminal cases have. Although the Miranda warnings include the phrase "if you cannot afford an attorney, one will be provided for you", this is not an absolute right. For example, in a misdemeanor case if the prosecution or the judge certify no jail, then the Office of the Public Defender will not be appointed; additionally, the Office of the Public Defender is NOT free. As a matter of fact, the judge will advise you before appointing the P.D. or any other attorney (conflict or wheel attorney) that a lien for services may be imposed on you. Fifty dollars will almost always be imposed on you, and at the end of the case you will have to pay it or it will be sent to a collection agency. I hope this will help you make a decision.

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  • Do i really need a lawyer to get my background close?

    I want to get my background close

    Jesus’s Answer

    Do you NEED a Doctor to fix a broken bone? Probably not, as it will likely heal by itself in time. Should you see a Doctor for a broken bone? Most definitely!!! The same reasoning applies to hiring an attorney.

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  • Im canadian and my husband is cuban in florida. Can i fly to the us and join him under caa?

    I would like to join my husband in two weeks in florida and he informed me that i can do so as he is a cuban registered and paroled ubder the cuban adjustment act. I read that as a non cuban i qualify under same as him. Can i travel there and join...

    Jesus’s Answer

    This is a slippery slope! If you are coming with the intention to apply for adjustment of status under the CAA you will have to lie to the immigration officer when you request admission. If that lie is subsequently proven, you could be denied ANY immigration benefits. On the other hand if you tell the officer that you intend to apply for adjustment of status under the CAA, you will most probably be denied admission. You need the guidance of an Immigration attorney before you do anything that could have long lasting consequences.

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  • I'm 17 and girlfriend is 19. Can my parents put her in jail if they don't approve of the relationship?

    We have been together for 2 years.

    Jesus’s Answer

    There is no law against having a boyfriend/girlfriend relationship, however if you have done more than hold hands and kiss in the cheek, then she could be committing a serious crime, whether your parents approve or not. I could tell you about Romeo and Juliet statutes but that would be putting the cart before the horse.

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  • No entiendo porque tengo 6 meses de probation pero la verdad es que manejo sin licencia desde 2009 y no he podido volver a tener

    estoy confundida no se que hacer si sera mejor volver a mi pais tengo una nina de 8 y mis padres a mi cargo

    Jesus’s Answer

    A la pregunta le faltan elementos para poder dar una respuesta correcta.

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  • Customs seal denial

    My husband was denied a custom's seal at the airport for a past drug conviction in 1993. He served time for his crime and has not had any other issues with the law. Is there a chance he would be able to win an appeal? Or are they set on their rule...

    Jesus’s Answer

    As stated before, this is not a criminal law question, unless you want to do some kind of post-conviction relief.

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  • Am I able to exponge my record ?

    I've done some research & I've read that I could present my case to a judge & if the judge sees it fit he'd give me a pass to exponge my record is this true ? If so, how does one go about doing so ? & how long would it take ?

    Jesus’s Answer

    It's not that simple. There are certain requirements that will have to be met, you will have to obtain a Certificate of Eligibility from the FDLE, file an affidavit, and then the Judge may grant it if there is no objection from the prosecutor, the police or anyone else that may be involved. Contact an attorney and don't risk getting denied.

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