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
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.See question
I want to get my background close
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.See question
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...
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.See question
We have been together for 2 years.
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.See question
estoy confundida no se que hacer si sera mejor volver a mi pais tengo una nina de 8 y mis padres a mi cargo
A la pregunta le faltan elementos para poder dar una respuesta correcta.See question
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...
As stated before, this is not a criminal law question, unless you want to do some kind of post-conviction relief.See question
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 ?
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.See question
When a person is subject to a felony arrest in Florida but formal charges are not filed, the case is declined and the arrest record is expunged, does this mean that the person is always presumed innocent until proven guilty in the eyes of the law?
That's the case for 97% of the people, however, for Immigration purposes, under certain circumstances, your presumption of innocence means nothing and they can go behind the record to look at the arrest affidavit and then make an independent determination. I hope that's not why you're asking.See question
el caso fue en florida en el 2010. persona residente con record criminal puede salir del pais? como se borra el record criminal para trabajar y hacerme ciudadano?
Sellar o borrar su caso no va a tener efecto para Inmigracion. Usted va a tener que presentar copias certificadas del reporte de arresto, el documento acusatorio, y la disposicion final del caso con su aplicacion de ciudadania. Ahora, dependiendo de los cargos y del tiempo que ha pasado ( usted dice en el 2010) quizas pueda hacerse ciudadano a pesar del record. En cuanto a si puede salir del pais, la respuesta es no si quiere regresar. Salir casi nunca es un problema, el problema es al regresar que lo ponen en proceso de remocion. Contacte un abogado de Inmigracion para que le oriente.See question
Can I Now expunge my record and can I bear arms?? thanks
From the case scenario that you present, you would not have any limitations on your ability to bear arms. That said, if there was a restraining order, as typically there are in D.V. cases, then it could affect your ability to obtain a concealed weapons permit. Check with your attorney.See question