My fiancé is in jail for his first DUI. Prior he had a perfect driving record and never been in trouble with the law with alcohol. We just moved into town so we haven't been here very long. He has a bond reduction hearing coming up.
A local atty. who practices regularly in that court is the best person to answer that question. In some courts where I practice, he'd most definitely get an OR. In others, the judge would hold him on a $3,500 bond. With a DUI it is always a good idea to hire an attorney or get a pub. defender.See question
My friend and I got caught shoplifting at a JCP, I was 17 at the time (this was December 22nd, I just turned 18), and the amount of items I had on me added up to $376. They sent my mother a letter saying they were going to sue for $350 and I've re...
Do you have an attorney? If you don't, you need to invest your money in hiring one now.See question
A plastic surgeon performed surgery on my thighs and legs without consent 20 months ago. My body was brutally butchered and keeps getting worse as time passes by. The surgeon has performed aggressive liposuction on my legs all the way to my ankl...
That will depend on what the statute of limitations is for a criminal and or civil complaint in your jurisdiction. You can probably meet with a NC atty for free or low cost to get an idea as to what if anything can be done. Search the avvo site for an attorney in your area
My firearms were stolen in burglary. They were recovered in a unrelated search warrant. a juvenile was caught and found guilty. it was a year ago in December. Police dep. property and seizure told me I need a court order or motion to return prope...
In Ohio, a person can file a petition pro-se to have their property returned once the government is finished using it for evidentiary purposes. In practice, it may be much quicker and easier to have an attorney do it for you,.See question
I am out on bail pending a trial. I was pulled over for driving an unregistered car that had a stolen license plate and was cited in the mail for this new matter with a court date. This was my girlfriends car, which is now registered and insured. ...
I don't practice in MA, I am in OH, however, I think you should go to court with your defense attorney to make sure everything works out well.See question
Om court documents What does ______ GJ/W/FILE ______ GJ DS _ DA DSP A ACC Y REAS _ DA DISPOS DATE 010616 MISDEMEANOR REDUCTION _ SENTENCE PROBATED _ THE PART I NEED TO KNOW IS THE PART THAT SAYS "DA DISPOS DATE 010616"
I would guess that the case was disposed of or resolved on 01/06/16. Check with local court to know for sure.See question
i stole fedex mail from someone and was caught on camera, it was from a detectives house. i met with the detective and returned it and was not arrested. 1 month later i had a warrant for my arrest out. it says class a propert theft 750-2500. I am ...
Don't waive your 5th amendment right by confessing to a crime on the internet. See a criminal defense lawyer in your area asap.See question
If one asks hypothetical legal questions on Avvo, which are fictitious in nature, can police use the posts as evidence that a crime was committed even though the circumstances were completely contrived for intellectual purposes? I am a future law...
Oh, to be a young naive law student once again......
The police misinterpret things all the time. Sometimes they even fabricate things. Once day, if you practice criminal law, you shall see.
My colleagues are correct, this is not the appropriate forum for your hypos. You should save such academic discussions for school.See question
Bail conditions say no consumption/possession of alcohol? Will they test me for that? How would they know if I had a drink at home or not?
It is or is not a condition of your bail? If it is a condition of bail, then yes they can test you. I know of courts that even use monitoring bracelets. To get a specific answer, ask an attorney in the jurisdiction where you have the charges.See question
Can you get denied citizenship or any other consequences for not being a member of political group anymore which i claimed asylum for .
Given the facts you state, You should be just fine.See question