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  • In trouble for not paying the probation fees

    I get off probation the 7 of this month which is a sat so I have to go in the Friday before this friday I have done all my community service plus I did community service for my fines I owe 190 in probation fee and I went in today and told him I di...

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    Your probation officer may terminate your probation with costs of supervision outstanding if you have successfully completed all other conditions of your probation. Alternatively, your probation could be extended to allow you to pay the outstanding costs (depending on your charge).
    Good luck!

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  • What are the consiquences in Florida for possesion of paraphenalia ?

    I would like to know what I am up against for having paraphenalia on me. I was arrested w/ narcotics but have a prescript. now I'm facing the paraphenlia charge.

    Summer’s Answer

    Possession of Paraphernalia is a misdemeanor charge. Depending on your record, you may be eligible for a diversion program, which would result in a dismissal of the charge (if you successfully complete the program). However, you may want to consult an attorney to see if there is a way to fight the charge first.

    See:http://www.leg.state.fl.us/Statutes/index.cfm?App_mode=Display_Statute&URL=0800-0899/0893/Sections/0893.147.html

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  • If your 16 and have 2 closed charges can you still get a job? Or do you have to wait until you turn 18 to have a clean slate?

    I have 2 separate charges of domestic violence and Battery that have been dropped because I did a 6 month program. I got both charges at the same time. Can I still get a job as of right now? Or do I have to wait until I'm 18? Also when I do turn 1...

    Summer’s Answer

    You certainly can apply for a job and chances are that your potential empoylers will not be able to find out about your domestic violence cases. That being said, you may want to consider sealing or expunging the charges since the applications may ask if you have ever been arrested or charged with a crime..to which you would have to answer yes even though they were both dismissed.
    Additionally, your juvenile record does not dispappear once you turn 18. Please see the information below.

    943.0515 Retention of criminal history records of minors.

    (1)(a) The Criminal Justice Information Program shall retain the criminal history record of a minor who is classified as a serious or habitual juvenile offender or committed to a juvenile correctional facility or juvenile prison under chapter 985 for 5 years after the date the offender reaches 21 years of age, at which time the record shall be expunged unless it meets the criteria of paragraph (2)(a) or paragraph (2)(b).

    (b) If the minor is not classified as a serious or habitual juvenile offender or committed to a juvenile correctional facility or juvenile prison under chapter 985, the program shall retain the minor's criminal history record for 5 years after the date the minor reaches 19 years of age, at which time the record shall be expunged unless it meets the criteria of paragraph (2)(a) or paragraph (2)(b).

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  • CAN I FILE A MOTION TO DISMISS CHARGES DUE TO LACK OF EVIDENCE?

    I WAS ACCUSED OF HAVING A GUN ON ME BYE SOMEONE I WAS TRYING TO COLLECT MONEY FROM THE POLICE NEVER FOUND A GUN ON ME BUT STILL ARRESTED ME AND CHARGED ME WITH POSSESSION OF A WEAPON BY A CONVICTED FELON, THERE ONLY EVIDENCE IS THE WITNESS CLA...

    Summer’s Answer

    As you can appreciate, this is a very serious charge that carries with it a minimum/mandatory prison sentence of three years. That being said, you should strongly consider hiring an attorney sooner than later.
    By filing a Motion to Dismiss, you are not questioning the facts of the case and must admit that what the State is accusing you of is true. In a Motion to Dismiss, you're basically saying "yes, the facts are what they are, but they don't violate the law." That's the last thing you want to do.
    And, as the other attorney mentioned, witness testimony is evidence.
    Good luck!

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  • What does REOPEN CASE REVIEW in drug court mean when my son was just put on drug probation?

    On the next court date docket for my son, it says, "Reopen Case Review" and my son was just put on drug probation. What does that mean? No where on the court docket did it say case closed, so what's with the reopen case review? This does not ma...

    Summer’s Answer

    Although your son was placed on probation, because he is in drug court there are periodic "judicial review" hearings. The purpose of these hearings is to check the status of treatment and other conditions of probation.

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  • I have a pretrial date on Oct 1st and I just received my blood results back for my DUI.

    If I ask for a reset if there a chance of my case getting kicked to criminal court instead of remaining in traffic court? And if it does would it matter in sentencing?

    Summer’s Answer

    You're typically better off staying in traffic court unless the case needs to be set for jury trial, in which case your attorney would need to transfer it out to the complex on 49th Street. You should consult an attorney before your pretrial next week to avoid the risk of your case being transferred out.
    Good luck!

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  • Is it possible to have battery on a leo taken off my records?

    I am currently a student and work as a Certified nursing assistant. I have never been in any trouble I was arrested on battery on a Leo. I was at a bar leaving and got stuck in a middle of a big crowd fight and I was wrongfully arrested. I honestl...

    Summer’s Answer

    Yes, it is definitely possible, it just depends on what happens with the case. You should consult an attorney in your area to work on getting charges dropped before they are filed.
    Good luck!

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  • Probation officer filed for termination of probation july 23rd, judge still has not ruled.is there a limit to how long it takes?

    juvenile has abided by sanctions, passed all tests, and is in college now. is the judge ALLOWED to not make a ruling on the hearing? its been almost 2 months since the termination hearing and it is unfair to the one on probation... now in college ...

    Summer’s Answer

    You may want to contact the attorney who represented her and ask that a Motion for Early Termination of Probation be set or retain an attorney to do that specifically. You could also call the judge's assistant yourself to ask for a hearing. There is not a certain time frame in which judges sign those orders, however close to two months seems long.
    Good luck

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  • How long do you have in FL to press charges for assault with a deadly weapon...

    about 4 yrs ago my ex husband pulled a gun on me with a silencer attached, i was pregnant . I ran and left the house, now he is in jail for doing the same thing to his ex.. Is there any way i have time to press charges for what he did if the famil...

    Summer’s Answer

    As both attorneys stated, the statute of limitations has run.

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  • Any states that don't care if you got a dui in va?

    Someone told me there are states that don't suspend your DL if you received it another state. Wondered what those states are

    Summer’s Answer

    I agree with Mr. Dorsten. Many states follow the "Driver License Compact," which means that those states would also suspend your license based on the Virginia DUI. For more information see the link below:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Driver_License_Compact

    Good luck!

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