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Michael Jonathan Wartko

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  • A customer of a "corner store" purchases "counterfeit" goods, gets "caught" with the merchandise and becomes under prosecution.

    How did/can the "store" openly and continuously sell such merchandise without "penalty"?

    Michael’s Answer

    Although a good answer is what you are looking for, myself, and the several other attorneys would need more facts to give you the answer you are looking for. If you are the "customer," I think your best course of action is to speak with an attorney in the Columbus area to discuss your situation

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  • Can I get driving privileges during a two year suspension

    I got a two year suspension for fra three or more times how can I get driving privileges. All suggested requirements have been fulfilled.

    Michael’s Answer

    Attorney Hastie is spot on. Getting your privelges back in Ohio is a very difficult process, especially in the situation you described. At this point, you should contact an attorney in your area to discuss your options.

    While our Texan collegue may be on the right track in the state of Texas, Ohio's reinstatment policies are quite strict, and based on the facts of your situation, it may be a tough road to cross.

    That is why you need to contact an experienced attorney licensed in Ohio, and familiar with your dilema, so that you can explore all of your options and determine the best course of action.

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  • If charged with aiding and abetting a person charged with class 5 felony breaking& entering& vandalism what is possible outcome?

    I was with a person when they did this is jailtime a possibility ?

    Michael’s Answer

    Jail time is a possibility. In Ohio, you can face the same charges as the person who commited the actual offense. You need to hire an attorney or ask the court to appoint you one. An attorney will be able to put you in the best position to minimize the charges/penalties. Contact me if you need any suggestions for a good attorney in your area.

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  • Physical injury/battery

    In the course of mutual intercourse, if male participant tells female to stop causing pain and she deliberately causes pain, he pushes her with his hands away from him immediate person, then pushes with both fleet flat on her shoulders to separate...

    Michael’s Answer

    It could be. Is she pressing charges? I would need more facts. Despite the fact that it was mutual intercourse, if you went outside of the scope of the consentual relationship, it could be a bbattery. You need to specify the events that lea to your situation to obtain a more specific answer.

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  • DUI transferring states

    I have a prior DUI in Ohio about 7 years ago. I just recently got one in Michigan. can they hold the other one from my past agianst me still or would it count as my first?

    Michael’s Answer

    I would expect that Michigan will find your prior offense in Ohio. You should get ahold of an attorney in Michigan so that you can prepare a defense, and give yourself the best chance of obtaining a favorable outcome.

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  • Where can i go to see if i have a hold on my liscenes

    liscenes

    Michael’s Answer

    Check your local DMV. They should be able to tell you the status of your license.

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  • I get cought for driving with suspended lisence dui related in pa, will i go to jail for it?

    i am a new york risident and coming back from home syracuse pull over in pa, im crrently dealing with my dui case, i have not been charged for dui yet, because im still goin to trail for it. and i have a hardship lisence which only allow me to go ...

    Michael’s Answer

    You possibly could be sentenced to as much 90 jail days and a fine of at least $100. The judge could also extend your suspension, revoke your work/school privileges. I would make sure that you hire an attorney or ask the court to appoint one for you so you can put yourself in the best position to minimize the penalties.

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  • I have been accused of this 4906 b1 what can happen as far as sentanceing from a judge for this charge

    this is my first time being charged with anything....... my son was driveing without a lic and a girl ran into him .... in the rear i got to the accident scene befour the police and dident want to see him get in trouble so i said i was driveing to...

    Michael’s Answer

    Typically, this is a 3rd degree misdemeanor and it carries a maximum on 1 year in jail and/or a $2,500 fine. If you haven't had any prior offenses, you may qualify for a first time offender's program. These are the MAXIMUM penalties, and are not necessarily the penalties that you will recieve. You should contact an attorney to prepare a defense for and put you in the best position to have the penalties/charges reduced or even dismissed.

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  • How far does motorcycle cop radar reach?

    I teach at an elem. school. Left last Friday at 3:20--students leave at 2:45--so no buses, no walking kids, no parents, no middle schoolers out yet. I pulled out and noticed about a 1/4 mile down street 2 motorcycle cops. The school zone ends and ...

    Michael’s Answer

    The range of a radar gun can vary depending on what model is used. A gun's range can vary from 100 feet to 1 mile. The weather, size of the target, and interference can all affect the range of the gun.

    In order to find out what gun was used, you would need to challenge the ticket and ask for the model of the gun through discovery.

    An experienced traffic attorney could handle this for you, and put you in the best position to obtain a favorable result.

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