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Andrew M. Leone

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  • Urgent info,,,,have dui charge first time hit run in Minnesota, was alone and no life was hurt, ,,need subpoena crash report

    I certainly don't want jail time, for this charges from that read, know may very well be dropped into petty misdemeanor, hit run doesn't apply since I did peacefull stopped when cop turned sirens, and abided sobriety test,,,wasn't read Miranda ...

    Andrew’s Answer

    There are a lot of issues with these and I'm afraid handling this case may not be as simple as you describe. DWI cases are very complicated, especially when a crash was involved. It would certainly be in your best interest to retain an attorney as soon as possible

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  • Can I beat this dwi case I am a nurse and could lose my nursing license.

    I brought someone police station because they were freaking out in the my car. The officer asked me to get out of my car so I did and wanted me to go insides so I did. I was having a panic attack and he assumed I was under the influence of drugs....

    Andrew’s Answer

    The best thing you can do is hire an attorney as soon as possible. You potentially have your career riding on this case. It sounds like you may have some defenses, but of course a thorough review of all the evidence (including the police reports) will be required to properly prepare your defense.

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  • Can fleeing a peace officer on foot, be amended to a petty misdemeanor?

    If you're accused of fleeing, but commit no crime could that be a possible defense? And can the charge be amended as a petty

    Andrew’s Answer

    You may have a defense and it is possible for the charge to be amended. It is the prosecutor who has the power to amend it, but your attorney can enter into negotiations with the prosecutor to convince him/her to do so. If you haven't done so already, it would be in your interest to retain an attorney. Best of luck to you.

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  • What can you do when you know that a dishonest prosecutor has violated your rights to a speedy trial?

    The prosecutor canceled the ominous hearing because he had no evidence?

    Andrew’s Answer

    If you currently have an attorney, then you should address this issue with him/her. If you do not currently have an attorney, then it would be in your best interest to retain an attorney as soon as possible.

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  • What can you do when you find out you are being illegally prosecuted to cover up police misconduct,

    I was charged with assault with no evidence and arrested for no reason. The police saw cuts on this womans stomach and arrested me. While I sat in jail for 5 days they found out she is a cutter and self harmer. Has done this before. The police...

    Andrew’s Answer

    If you haven't already done so, you need to retain an attorney to fight this case. That is the best thing you can do.

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  • If I was summon to go do a booking does it mean I'm going to be in jail the night before my first appearing in court

    But I was never arrested or given a citation when I was released after a seach?

    Andrew’s Answer

    No, actually the opposite. Instead arresting you, they are allowing you to voluntarily go down and provide your prints, picture and other information. You will not be locked up and will not spend the night inn jail.

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  • DUI case going to trial

    Need a lawyer to represent in 3mths in court for 2nd deg misdemeanor refusal gross 1 prior 3rd deg driving under the influence Is there room still for negotiation at this point plea bargain What's the best plea bargain they can budge to

    Andrew’s Answer

    You should contact one or more of us to discuss your case. There it's always time for an attorney to negotiate; however, without a review of the case it would not be possible advise of the possibilities. Retain an attorney as soon as possible to fight this case.

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  • How can I keep an underage drinking citation off of my record?

    So after graduation I went home and had a few drinks with my parents then stopped by at a party (I have never drank before this or gotten in trouble for anything), which obviously was a mistake because as I was leaving my friend told me that the c...

    Andrew’s Answer

    Luckily for you, the answer is yes there are ways to keep this off your record. It would be in your best interest to give one of us a call to discuss all possible options which may be available to you. Obviously avoiding a criminal conviction is the most important thing.

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  • Is intent to drive a crim in mn

    drove to liquer store was outside of it after purchase doors both locked keys in pocket

    Andrew’s Answer

    If you are being charged with a DWI, then the prosecution may be able to prove you were in actual physical control of your vehicle. It would be in your best interest to discuss this case, and all possible defenses, with an attorney.

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  • What am I facing ?

    I have two open theft cases waiting. Each happened in the same county and the second one happened a month and a half after the first. I have court coming up for my first offense. I have no criminal record until these cases go through. Since I got ...

    Andrew’s Answer

    At your first court appearances for each case you will not receive any sentence, unless you voluntarily plea guilty. You should never do so without an attorney representing you, as there may be defenses to you case or other mitigating factors to be brought out in negotiations. It's likely the two prosecutors will know about the other case, so they may be seeking a harsher penalty (not likely maximum jail time, but possibly some jail time). It would certainly be in your best interest to retain an attorney. It may be possible to resolve these cases without them resulting in a conviction, which is very important because any theft conviction could make life tough and greatly limit future opportunities.

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