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Jason Michael Reid

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  • False Stalking claim

    A female acquaintance of my 19 yr old brother has filed a petition by affidavit for stalking against him. Her claims are completely false and her statement is 4 vague lines long with 3 dates documented where she states he drove by her house and ho...

    Jason’s Answer

    The hearings are usually fairly short, however, it may take a couple of hours for the case to be called.

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  • Looking for an experienced criminal attorney that excepts payment plans in Hillsborough County.

    I need someone to defend me on a possession of cocaine charge and 2nd DUI above .l5 (not in 5 years). I can put 1,000 up front and pay 100 a week. If you can work with me on this, please respond. Thank You for your time.

    Jason’s Answer

    You can find my contact info online.

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  • Could a person face criminal charges for telling someone he hook up with that he hasn't been promiscuous when in reality he has?

    A friend of mine told me he had three one night stands with a person who he lied to and told that he had not been promiscuous when in reality he had. He told me that after they had sex for the third time, he told the other person he had been promi...

    Jason’s Answer

    Unlikely, unless he fraudulently represented that he was not engaging in other sexual relations and the victim relied on the fraudulent statement in making a decision to give permission for the sexual encounter, nothing illegal was done.

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  • Why does a probation revocation hearing get continued multiple times?

    He had over a year and a half of state probation left (he was on for 2nd & 3rd degree felonies) when failed drug tests, moved, missed checkins, and absconded for over a month before finally being arrested in april. After basically breaking all of ...

    Jason’s Answer

    In Lee county, they set the hearings quickly, so it is common for VOP hearings to be continued. It can be continued for various reasons, especially if a new law offense is pending.

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  • Can an employer or company see details of your arrest?

    I was charged with drug paraphernalia but all charges were dropped. Can an employer see the details of your arrest in a background check? will they be able to see the PTA I received?

    Jason’s Answer

    Unless your case was sealed, yes they can see it.

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  • Can I go to jail for being homeless and on community control?

    I have been living at the Salvation Army for the past year and my time is up but I am on community control. I have had no problems up until my exit date was told to me to leave the S.A. this Friday. I have 13 weeks left on CC.

    Jason’s Answer

    Contact your PO to explain the future problem. If they violate you, they have to prove the violation was willful.

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  • What should we do about a six year old failure to appear/petty theft warrant?

    Hello,my wife committed petty theft a little over six years ago and was referred to pre-trial intervention. She went down there the first time but the person in charge of the program was on vacation, she was told to return three days later which s...

    Jason’s Answer

    Contact a bondsman, find out if there is a bond, if so, get with the bondsman to do a "walk through." She will be processed in, then immediately processed out. It usual only takes a few hours.

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  • Bond

    If someone is out on bond for a pending felony case can they leave the county?

    Jason’s Answer

    If they are on supervised release, they will need permission. If they are not, they can freely travel, although the bondsman may have a different opinion.

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  • Vehicle accident in December. Extricated from car with jaws of life taken to hospital. 4 month later arrested for DUI.

    Car accident victim swerved to avoid hitting a deer ending up rolling his car. He had a drink but not an excessive amount. He is a responsible young man (31yo). He needed the jaws of life and taken to the hospital. After 4 months the police ca...

    Jason’s Answer

    They may have had to obtain the medical blood from the hospital, that can take several months sometimes.

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  • How do I begin pressing criminal charges on a false drunk driving statement made against me?

    The charges were made by my children's school on 2 separate occasions. The first date was Dec 16,2014 after leaving an IEP meeting in which my husband and advocate were both there with me and I had been sick with the flu that week. The 2nd date ...

    Jason’s Answer

    If they reasonably believed you were driving drunk, it's not a crime. If they knowingly made a false report to the police, that would be for law enforcement to press charges. Talk to a civil litigation attorney about any remedies you may have.

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