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  • What can happen if my C.I catches a felony (disturbution of a controlled substance another state while my case is still going on

    Its a video tape of me in the presence but not interacting with the c.I he went to jail in fl and alabama picked him up for a disturbution of a controlled substance charge)

    Joseph’s Answer

    It could help. Consult with an experienced local criminal defense attorney.

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  • Can i be arrested for dui if i was not in my car at the time ?

    Got a call from someone saying my friend was beat up at a bar, girlfriend and i went to see if he was ok. I tried to approach my friend where they were attending him with his injuries. The police at that time pulled me away and then said he smel...

    Joseph’s Answer

    The state must prove that you were in actual physical control of the car to prove a DUI. Contact an experienced local criminal defense attorney as soon as possible.

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  • I was convicted of a DUI on July 15th 2014. Got ticket for dwls 8 days later. Thought I had 10 days for BPO What can I expect?

    I applied and and I was issued a BPO on July 25th 2014, 10 days after conviction and 2 days after ticket for dwls. It was a honest misunderstanding and I now have a valid BPO as I intended to within the 10 days however, I now know that I misunders...

    Joseph’s Answer

    I agree with my colleagues. Contact an experienced local criminal defense attorney to discuss your case further. Do not make any further admissions on a public forum such as this.

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  • I was arrested and charged with driving wo a valid license on 7/3. Court date is 7/21. What am I going to expect?

    4/2012 was charged and received probation for driving with a suspended licence. I'm a looking at jail time?

    Joseph’s Answer

    There is not enough information to give you a good answer. Consult with a local experienced criminal defense attorney .

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  • Looking to expunge my record.

    I have a question back in 2006 I was arrested and charged with Grand Theft auto in the state of FL. I plead guilty, adjudications withheld.I violated the probation and went to jail for 120 days. By doing so I completed the probation. The judge ...

    Joseph’s Answer

    If adjudication was withheld, you may be eligible to seal the record. You may not expunge it at this time because you were placed on probation for the charge. The record may be expunged after it is sealed for 10 years. Contact an experienced criminal defense attorney to discuss your case further.

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  • How likely is it that a judge would grant a relocation for my family due to my husband getting promoted to a new position?

    -5 year old son whom I have joint custody over -He is with me 6 days a week and with his dad 1 day per week -my husband has a job offer that would greatly increase his salary but the position is 3 hours away so we would have to move (within stat...

    Joseph’s Answer

    Petitions for parental relocation are the most contested issue in the family law realm. It sounds like you have some good arguments. Consult a local experienced family law attorney to discuss this case further.

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  • Can I file to have divorce amended if during original proceedings I was in and out of hospital??

    Was in and out of hospital while divorce proceedings were taking place, can I have original amended, and if ex is refusing to work and I have paperwork proving he's able to work do I have a chance at getting alimony I'm disableId and can't work an...

    Joseph’s Answer

    I agree with attorney Garcia. Contact an experienced local Family Law attorney for a consultation.

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  • Relocation Custody Dilemma to the Nth...

    Divorced since 2006. Ex husband failed to pay child support to the amount of $23,000 plus. He has another child, but his ex girlfriend has recently kicked him out and filed a petition to keep him from seeing their 3 year old son unless he attend...

    Joseph’s Answer

    You will need to file a petition to relocate, which are usually highly contested. It does sounds like you have a good argument. Consult a local experienced family law attorney.

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  • How can i request a DNA paternity test with the court

    My ex wife had a child out of our marriage but since we were married at the time the child was born, i am the legal father. She has now opened a childsupport against me, i need to do a dna testing so that i can file for a disestablishment of pater...

    Joseph’s Answer

    You need to consult with a local experienced family law attorney ASAP. If you try it yourself, you can be on the hook for child support until the child turns 18 .

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  • What is the legal status of my husband and I ?- he has moved out permanently but we have not filed for divorce yet.

    He has moved out to another residence and has no intentions of moving back in; I do not know where he is living.

    Joseph’s Answer

    Your are still married, with all the rights and responsibilities that entails. Contact a local family law attorney to discuss your next step.

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