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Maribeth L. Wetzel

Maribeth Wetzel’s Answers

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  • What are the chances that my boyfriend will get prison time or just probation?

    My boyfriend went to his friend's house one day and found this girl there dancing around half naked. So his friend came up with the idea to expose the girl for her ways and told my boyfriend to record him doing sexual (but not having sex) things t...

    Maribeth’s Answer

    Assuming he was charged with a federal crime, there is a minimum mandatory sentence of 5 years. However, you do not specifically indicate that in your set of facts. If he was charged at the State level, he has a better chance when it comes to sentencing. His lack of a prior record will help.

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  • How can i get a judge off a case?

    replacing acrimal judge

    Maribeth’s Answer

    If your case is pending, it is difficult to have a trial judge removed. The procedure is outlined under the Florida Rules of Judicial Administration 2.330. Basically, the motion must be in writing, sworn by the petitioner and indicate with specificity the reason you will not get a fair trial. One of the hurdles is that the judge you are trying to remove will be the same judge that rules on your motion. If you pursue this route, do so with caution and closely follow the rule as the judge must first determine if it is facially sufficient. Here is a link to the rule:

    http://www.floridabar.org/TFB/TFBResources.nsf/Attachments/F854D695BA7136B085257316005E7DE7/$FILE/Judicial.pdf?OpenElement

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  • I wanna get a judge removed off my case due tobad conduct

    how do i get a criminal judge removed? or how to file a complaint against him

    Maribeth’s Answer

    If your case is pending, it is difficult to have a trial judge removed. The procedure is outlined under the Florida Rules of Judicial Administration 2.330. Basically, the motion must be in writing, sworn by the petitioner and indicate with specificity the reason you will not get a fair trial. One of the hurdles is that the judge you are trying to remove will be the same judge that rules on your motion. If you pursue this route, do so with caution and closely follow the rule as the judge must first determine if it is facially sufficient. Here is a link to the rule:

    http://www.floridabar.org/TFB/TFBResources.nsf/Attachments/F854D695BA7136B085257316005E7DE7/$FILE/Judicial.pdf?OpenElement

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  • So me violating my no contact order by calling my wife to tell her I love her and she saying she loves me back we want this over

    So we seen each other in walmart can I be violated too! Not on probation clean record and I'm complying with all my classes

    Maribeth’s Answer

    If you have a no contact order, it means absolutely no contact, even by third parties. Even if your wife initiates contact via phone, text, email, social media etc, you can not respond back or you will be in violation. As the no contact order is likely part of your pre-trial release or probation, you can be put in jail with no bond if the authorities find out about it. If you and your wife both desire contact, it is best to set a motion in front of the judge to request contact.

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