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Lori Doganiero Palmieri

Lori Palmieri’s Answers

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  • What worst in family court to be charged with domestic violence or convicted

    I was charged with domestic violence but later was thrown out. Can my spouse hurt me with this information in court even thou their no conviction

    Lori’s Answer

    This question is best answered by a family law attorney. The ramifications of a domestic violence charge in the context of a divorce or child custody case is best discussed with someone who practices in that area.

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  • Could my daughter be arrested for helping a old lady?

    I was at Publix buying groceries and my 16 year old daughter was standing by the red box and the automatic scratch off machine. The older lady couldn't reach the button to put the money in so my daughter helped her and handed her the scratch off. ...

    Lori’s Answer

    No. Your daughter did not break the law. She was doing a good deed, which is a rarity these days. She should be commended.

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  • What does Disposition this mean: 1. 784021 AGGRAVATED ASSAULT NT - LETTER OF RELEASE 784021 AGGRAVATED ASSAULT 3rd degree felony

    I was walking home from the mall at night, some years back, and cops accused me of pointing a gun at someone. No gun was ever found. At the time, a spot light was shined in my face, as I sat in the car, but I was never allowed to face my accus...

    Lori’s Answer

    Since the case was never filed on and if you otherwise qualify, you should be able to expunge this record. You must contact a criminal defense attorney to determine if you can do it. Feel free to give me a call since I am in Tampa and I can determine in a few moments if this is as case you can expunge. Having any criminal record attached to your name is detrimental to your employment, credit, leasing and banking opportunities. I strongly suggest you have it expunged if you can. Best of luck to you.

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  • When being placed under arrest do the police have to show you evidence

    evidence of whatever they found does it have to be shown to you legally before your place under arrest

    Lori’s Answer

    No, there is no such requirement. If you are charged by the State Attorney's Office they are obligated to turn over all of the evidence and witnesses to you and your lawyer. I agree that you should seek representation prior to being charged so that someone is advocating for you prior to that decision being made. Good luck to you.

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  • Can you be pulled over in the state of Florida without probable cause?

    i was arrested for driving with a suspended license and bonded out but when I read the report the policeman filled out no traffic violations were broken, he simply said he noticed a black male pull up next to him? Can they pull you over without pr...

    Lori’s Answer

    I agree with my colleagues. No law enforcement officer is going to put something that objectionable in a report, but if that is the reason and the ONLY reason, your case should be tossed. If he also ran the tag to the car and the registered owner fit your description and had a suspended license, that is enough. You need a criminal defense lawyer to review the facts and law and see what can be done. Best of luck to you.

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  • How do I clear an expunged case from third party background checks?

    My expunged case is still showing up online and in third party background checks.

    Lori’s Answer

    I suggest that you contact each site individually and provide them with a copy of the expungement order and insist that they take your information off their site. If an attorney handled the process for you, you can ask him/her to do this for you as well. An additional fee could be charged for that extra service. Good Luck.

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  • My son got ticketed by a a federal agent I think and got a court date for possession of a controlled substance.

    What can I expect when we go to court. We're going to federal court. He was ticketed with a traffic citation and charged with possession of a controlled substance. He had a small amount of marihuana on him. What can I expect?

    Lori’s Answer

    Your son was probably on a military facility which would have federal jurisdiction for a misdemeanor amount of marijuana. If you can, I suggest you hire a lawyer that practices in federal court to accompany you and your son to court. You will have an advocate that can contact the prosecutor before court and try to come to an agreement that the court will likely accept. You'll reduce your stress by knowing what your options are and what he is looking at.

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  • Girl friend I met online gave me STD. Lawsuit eharmony. Do I have a case? Do you take this pro bono?

    I met a girl online on eharmony 1 year ago. She had herpes and she did not tell me. After intercourse she gave it to me last year. My medical tests prove conclusively she gave it to me. I had exams done 1 week after intercourse after noticing skin...

    Lori’s Answer

    This is not a criminal defense question. Please re-post as a civil question.

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  • Seek legal counsel for a pending case may need an attorney

    I was arrested for smuggling Drugs into a prison I was not in possession of Drugs but was informed of my criminal history that they construe as prison priors and face three years in prison. I work and was merely a passenger of the vehicle getting ...

    Lori’s Answer

    If you cannot afford to hire an attorney, one will be provided to you by the Court if your financial affidavit qualifies you. Best of luck to you.

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  • How. Do I know when the state attorney dropped the case

    I called my state attorney and she said the case is dropped but his bail bond keeps saying there's no court date

    Lori’s Answer

    Go to www.hillsclerk.com and search for the record under onliine searches. You'll be able to see if the dismissal has been docketed with the clerk. Alternatively, you can call the clerk at 813-276-8100 but expect to be on hold for a while. If you are represented, your lawyer can provide this information.

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