The VOP is a new charge and therefore your boyfriend can receive more jail or even prison time for the new charge. Feel free to call me office for a free legal consultation. I handle VOP and other Criminal cases in the area.
It just means that the notice of the pre-trial hearing that the court sent out was returned for some reason. Maybe they had a bad address for you? It is not a big issue in comparison to a DUI charge.
I would be happy to help you with this issue. I handle DUI cases in Pinellas County, FL. Give me a call to discuss this. (727) 375-3090.
You definitely need to talk to your public defender as soon as possible and explain to him/her of your concerns. It sounds like you all have not been communicating as effectively as you both should have been. That being said if you wish to hire private counsel I can provide you with a very affordable payment plan. I handle criminal cases in Pinellas County often.
All criminal convictions (both misdemeanor and felony) are counted on the score sheet UNLESS adjudication was withheld. Your son's attorney or your son can get the score sheet. Your son can write a letter giving you permission to get the score sheet as well. If your son does not already have an attorney, GET HIM ONE IMMEDIATELY !!!!
You typically sue for an amount and wage garnishments are a method of getting this amount. If your have been experiencing injuries you may want to contact an attorney and sue them in County or Circuit court as opposed to small claims. If you would like, you can contact my office to discuss this further, Remember, the new law only gives you 14 days to enjoy some of the remedies available to you and the sooner you see a doctor the better. I happen to work with a team of experience doctors who may...
Usually with these types of things they look at the "totality of the circumstances." They ask themselves if you should be entrusted to handle the job. I don't think two DUIs should hold you back from getting a real estate license.
Yes. You were not in actual control of the vehicle although it can be argued that you were. If you had the car started this strengthen the State's argument that you had control of the vehicle. It is likely that the officer approaching and engaging with you in the first place was unconstitutional. The circumstances of how it all went down can change things. I handle these types of cases in Tampa and surrounding areas. If you would like, give me a call. (727) 375-3090.
A deposition should have been sent out, but it is not required. If a subpoena was not sent than the witness does not need to appear in a criminal case. There aren't many statistics on how common a witness misses their deposition, but that it not really important.