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  • THANKS for all the replies! You all rock and were spot on with my Bankruptcy atty . I have ALL the funds for a Chap 13 pay-off.

    I have asked numerous questions about Chapt 13 dismissal and foreclosure/default procedures with wonderful responses, and I am thankful. I have ALL the funds for a pay-off and will be asking my Bankruptcy atty how to go about paying this 13 off si...

    Christopher’s Answer

    Odds are I haven't answered any questions for you, but I think you should at least you should get a "your welcome"- after showing your gratitude, so, your welcome.

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  • If a person is incarcerated for 11 months and is sentenced to 2 years will this count towards that. also if the state is

    offering 2 years in 2 years probation what would be a good counter

    Christopher’s Answer

    I agree that you probably wont get much advice on a counter offer in this forum without being able to look at your specific case- so ask your attorney. The time that has been spent in custody, if it was spent in on this particular case, should be applied to the total sentence as credit for time served, just make sure that is announced specifically on the record to be 100% sure.

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  • How does gross up work in time sharing?

    Why is it that one gets no credit if the total number is less then 74 ??? It costs money to take care for a child for those days shes with other parent and therefor should be calculated to child support, right?? dad pays $350 a month plus ...

    Christopher’s Answer

    Since this question had nothing to do with criminal defense, I have moved it to Family. Good luck getting some answers on this section.

    Chris

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  • Can I seal/expunge my record with a DUI conviction from three years ago?

    I am a general contractor, and I took my DUI and refusal to blow charges to trial in orlando and lost. This was three years ago. Aside from that charge I have never been arrested or charged with a crime in 50 years. That DUI was my first and on...

    Christopher’s Answer

    I agree- the short answer is no.

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  • My husband is accused of robbery but the day they said this robbery took place he was already in jail what to do

    What can I do to help him

    Christopher’s Answer

    Hire a criminal defense attorney to review the information you have to prove that he has an alibi.... that he was in Jail when the offense allegedly occurred. That attorney should take the necessary steps with the State Attorneys Office or the court to either have the charges dropped, dismissed, or not filed at all. If you c an not hire a private attorney you need to get the information to your husband's public defender, if appointed. Either way, communicate!

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  • I am not sure why I am in foreclosure and wonder if I could stop it?

    I received a modification for being unemployed in July 2012 for a year. I had never been late on my mortgage before or during this modification. After the year modification was up we thought we would go back to paying our original mortgage but tha...

    Christopher’s Answer

    It may still be possible to stay in your home. It is also possible that the lawyer you saw had it right and you will eventually lose your home. There is just not enough info here to really give you a good analysis. You should see more attorneys and show them the documents filed in your lawsuit. If the right angles are taken you may be able to settle the case with a permanent modification through the courts, or even a chapter 13 bankruptcy. I do practice this in New Port Richey and offer free consultations. I wish you the best of luck.

    Chris

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  • Didn't show up to my probation meeting for reckless driving how long will jail sentence be for first time violations

    got stopped for steet racing and they dropped it to reckless driving gave me 6 months probation... I failed to appear at one of my meetings for probation .. what will the jail sentence be or what will any kind of punishment be for violations of fi...

    Christopher’s Answer

    Depending on the judge and the prosecutor, the maximum penalty appears to be 180 days in county jail. I do not think that you would actually be sentenced to that maximum, but it is possible, particularly depending on why you missed the meeting in the first place. If the probation officer actually violated you for this, then you could hire an attorney to negotiate with the state to try and achieve an early resolution with favorable terms for you. If you do not immediately hire an attorney, show up at the first court date and see what the state or judge is offering as your punishment at that time, if it is anything but a reinstatement, you probably want to plea not guilty, then obtain the services of an attorney. In either event, I would continue to make your probation payments for cost of supervision and court costs and fines, as well as continue to go to any court ordered classes. Try to finish all of the conditions of probation before you go to court for the violation. Most attorneys including my firm offer free consultations for these matters. It wouldn't hurt you to speak to one.

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  • I filed chapter 13 last month and I only had my checking account for 3 months my job direct deposits my check I tryed to use my.

    Card it was declined I called they said they closed my account because of the bankruptcy and all my money that was in there is gone

    Christopher’s Answer

    I hope you didn't file a chapter 13 bankruptcy without the assistance of an experienced bankruptcy attorney. If you did use an attorney, stop reading now and contact your attorney to discuss immediately.

    Many times when people hold their debts with the same institutions of their assets, they contractually agree to set off their debts with the money in their checking accounts. Even if this is the case, the bank may be violating the bankruptcy code by collecting the debt in that manner. Contact your attorney as soon as possible or seek competent counsel.

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  • Will a speeding ticket violate my felony battery probation?

    * never been violated * have adhered to all requirements * I am up for early termination

    Christopher’s Answer

    Your felony probation should not be violated for receiving a speeding ticket while on probation- unless, that is, if it was incurred after your curfew or at or near a place you are prohibited to be or with people you were prohibited to be with. Keep you people, places and things in order and you will be fine.

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  • Dwls w/knowledge while on felony probation what to do? plea not guilty get a PD?

    my husband was placed on 18 months probation for poss of hydrocodone (not an addict! had abcessed tooth and family member gave them to him, he was pulled over and that's when they were found) he has completed 1/2 of his probation so far. his proba...

    Christopher’s Answer

    You need to hire a criminal defense attorney that practices in both Pinellas and Pasco county. Depending on the prosecutor assigned to the new DWLSR, it may be able to be reduced to a civil infraction and then the VOP in Pinellas can be negotiated to include either an early termination, or a reinstatement and maybe even a Notice to Appear being issued instead of the VOP Warrant. I was a prosecutor in west Pasco and my firm handles these matters. I would be glad to offer a free initial consultation. Time is of the essence in that you should get someone talking to the prosecutor in Pasco about the new charge ASAP.

    Additionally, if a VOP warrant is issued before the 14th, the bailiff's in Pasco will execute it when he is in Court. If you have an attorney to appear on his behalf, he will not need to be in the court house and subject to their custody. You can not always trust what the PO says, at times they will be less than honest to give you a false sense of security.

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