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  • My boyfriend wants to drop a case against me because it wasn't true and he wants to drop everything and he wants to make it work

    between us. I got charged with aggravated battery with a deadly weapon but I didn't do it he did it out of anger now he wants to drop everything without he backfiring on him. I don't want him to get in trouble so how can we go about it? Another th...

    Summer’s Answer

    He should speak to your attorney ASAP and let him or her know that he does not want to prosecute and/or testify against you. Best of luck!

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  • I'm on pre trial intervetion for felony domestic violence is it possible to be able to buy out my hours?

    I'm a first time offender never been in trouble before plus I work nights so working nights then working days wood take a major toll on me.

    Summer’s Answer

    Just like the other lawyers replied, you should definitely ask your PTI officer. You will most likely have to perform the hours though. Good luck!

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  • I was arrested in 2007 for battery. It's a misdeameanor. Not charged. Can I still purchase a firearm in the state of florida?

    I am prior military with nothing else on my record.

    Summer’s Answer

    Based on what you've stated, you can purchase a firearm.

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  • How to stop someone from harassing me via text message?

    I have been receiving harassing text messages from someone that I once considered a friend. The most recent text that I received included a personal threat. This person is bi-polar and has other mental health issues. What can I do to stop these me...

    Summer’s Answer

    If you seriously feel threatened, contact law enforcement. You could also try to get an injunction against the person, which is commonly referred to as a restraining order. However, it's unlikely a judge would grant it given the scenario you described.

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  • Question

    when i go to court for my arraigment i want to hire a pd what do i need to tell the judge on my court date do i still plead not guilty or just tell the judge i need a public defender

    Summer’s Answer

    Yes, enter a not guilty plea and ask the judge to appoint a public defender to represent you. The judge will probably ask you a few questions about your finances to make sure you're eligible.

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  • Can you buy community service hours?

    Can someone who had a dui and needs 50 hours of community service hours buy these from a non-profit.

    Summer’s Answer

    Just like the other attorneys said, it depends on the judge. Speak to your probation officer about it and then an attorney in Pensacola if need be.

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  • I'm applying for a job. I want to know have I been convicted of a crime if my charges state: see below

    Disp--Nolle Prossed and Adjudication withheld plea-- not guilty I want to be sure how to answer this question on the application. Does this final decision mean that i was convicted of a crime? Please help Thanks-

    Summer’s Answer

    No, you were not convicted. "Nolle Prossed" means the State dropped the charge and a withhold of adjudication means you were not convicted of the charge. Good luck with your job search.

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  • DOMESTIC V CHARGE FLORIDA

    REDUCED TO DISORDLY CONDUCT DOES THAT ALSO DROP MY NO CONTACT INJ?

    Summer’s Answer

    No, unless the injunction itself is dismissed, you cannot have contact with the alleged victim.

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  • Can I get a retraining order on a stalker? How do I go about filing for a retraining order? She had been stalking for 2 yrs now

    If you have ever seen the movie "Obessed" with Beyonce, this is my exact situation.

    Summer’s Answer

    You must file a petition seeking an injunction with the clerk of court in your county. Go to the website below to obtain the petition and then file it at your local court house. A judge will review your petition and either grant the injunction temporarily until a hearing is held to determine if it should be granted for a longer period of time or deny your request and set it for a hearing to decide if it should be granted or not and if so, for how long.

    http://www.flcourts.org/gen_public/family/forms_rules/index.shtml#980

    Good luck

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  • How can I find out when my boyfriends trial starts?

    He got arrested on Oct 26 2011 and his parents told me that they think it starts on Feb 21 but is their a way I can find out for sure?

    Summer’s Answer

    Try calling or going to the clerk of court in the county where your boyfriend was charged and ask.

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