It was about 7yrs ago.
Typically most states prevent a convicted felon from owning a firearm.
If you check on your states free website most of them will outline their laws regarding firearms on that website.See question
It was self defense against my brother, but I was on his property.
This is a great example of why early attorney involvement can resolve cases in favor of the defendant.
I would highly recommend you retain a lawyer who can contact the prosecuting attorney's office and explain the situation and hopefully resolve this case by getting it dismissed.
I was arrested and charged with a misdemeanor, and I'm currently unemployed and without the funds to hire an attorney. How do I acquire a Public Defender or a pro bono lawyer?
At your first court appearance if the prosecution is asking for a jail sentence the judge will inquire whether not you have an attorney.
At that point he will put you under oath and ask you several questions about your means to retain a lawyer.
If financially you meet the criteria the judge will appoint a public defender or court-appointed attorney to represent you.
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I was involved in a one car accident in Mass. The officers came after about 15 minutes and asked me to do a walk and turn test. My knee was hurt and I asked to go to the hospital instead. The officer never asked me to do a breath test and when I g...
Believe it or not people are convicted every week around the country to refuse the breath test blood test urine test or field sobriety tests.
Under the implied consent law prosecutors can argue to a jury that if you refused to take a breath test that that was a knowing and consciousness of guilt.
My boyfriend is in jail for a probation violation for not reporting to his probation officer. While he was in there the same county filed charges on him from July 2012 and filed them on November 1st 2012 after he has been in jail for only a month...
It is not unusual for the government to file charges against someone long after the date of the offense.
Many times the cases are under investigation and they haven't made a decision to file those charges that's why the time has been delayed.
This is typically true with drug offenses where law-enforcement uses undercover detectives.
Based upon the plethora of criminal charges that your boyfriend faces I would highly recommend that he hired experienced criminal defense attorney to assist him with his cases.
I'm scheduled to appear in court for the first time for misdamenor retail theft later this month. When I arrive for court (Belmont & Western), what will the day or however long entail?
Your first court date more likely than not will be an arraignment.
At the arraignment you can plead guilty, not guilty or no contest.
Once your name is called this process will take less than five minutes.
If you have no prior criminal record I would encourage you to retain an experienced criminal defense attorney to assist you as this case may be eligible for a dismissal on a diversion program.
And do I have to provide the rap sheet?
Typically getting your case sealed or expunged involves lawyers time and fees plus costs.
I would estimate that the fee would range between $750 and $2500 with $1500 being in the middle.
boyfriend charged w/ 2nd degree assault when police never arrested him on the date of incident they sent him a summons a week later to pick up. supposed victim gave 2 conflicting statements one to police and one to EMS hospital reports state no ev...
Your question is a classic example of why you need an aggressive criminal defense attorney to deal with the prosecutor to get your boyfriend's case is dismissed.
Many times prosecutors base their cases on allegations of 5 to 10 time convicted felons.
The fact that the victim has a prior perjury conviction does not prevent them from bringing criminal charges.