This is my first time shoplifting. The amount of items is $272. How much money i will have to pay for the fine? What should i do at the arraignment? Shoul i plead guilty?
Do not plead guilty, get an atty right away!See question
I got caught at JC Penny in Rosedale mall. The item i took are worth less than $300. I singed a lot of paper work. Someone said that i have to pay $1000 and 90 days in jail. Im freaking out right now. I have not steal anything before. But its beca...
You have major Immigration problems bec. you are charged w/theft, which is a crime of dishonesty, which is a crime of moral turpitude (CIMT) which can get you deported, so you need an att ASAP.See question
I was arrested at a border patrol stop in Texas for having under a gram of concentrated cannabis (hash). Not knowing it was a felony in the state of Texas, I am now facing a lot of legal trouble for just a minor amount of a substance sold safely a...
You need a good Texas felony atty. You can't make it go away by sending in a check.See question
(Profiled) then pulled over stated someone called in on driving
the mandator part means you must appear for court. Consult a highly rated 10.0 Avvo.com attY. ASAP.See question
About 2 months ago I attempted suicide by popping a whole bottle of antidepressants and washing them down with alcohol to quicken the death. I ended up in a mental hospital for 72hr hold. I currently now go to outpatient. My p.o wants to execute ...
They "can" violate you but attempting to get your prob'n revoked, just as they are doing. But, obviously, the final decision is up to the judge. A good judge who has heard your side of the story and knows that you have mental health issues would not revoke your probation and send you to probation *solely* (only) for the incident you mentioned.See question
My public defender came to see me in jail about my case. I was sobbing in fear of what may come of this case, i've never been charged with a serious crime. While addressing me, he physically placed his hand on my thy, making me feel very uncomfort...
That is clearly not acceptable behavior by the public defender, you can report this to the PD's Office and ask for another atty., but they usually do not honor such requests (to assign a different atty. to your case). You should also report this to the Lawyer's Board on Professional Responsibility. Some people are part-time public defenders, which means they represent some clients for free and others as private counsel for a fee. This can present ethical problems, as suggested by your post...You can look for a private atty. to represent you but obviously $ may be an obstacle....See question
I was released on personal recognizance, the release order said unconditional release bond be $1500.00 two days later I received a amended release order with a $15,000. Amount. I didn't sign this amended order.
Not enough info provided...1st order may have been a typo ...consult an experienced atty. adapSee question
If they look at the security cameras and see me stealing and later they have the police come to my house but they can't find the things I have supposedly stolen can I still be charged?
As the others said, you can still be charged ...don't discuss the details
in public like here...get with with an experienced atty ASAP.
it took the court 3yrs with trial. he was convicted on a gun charge not probation violation! he won in appelette court. now they are saying theres no public pretenders to defend him,so hes gonna have to wait for one to come available?.so he has to...
As stated, the Q does not make sense, bec. not enough info was provided. There can be man reasons he is sitting in jail besides a lack of public defenders, which I doubt is the reason. For example, there could be a hold w/o bail, which would still be in place even if conviction was overturned IF there is a probation violation alleged, as the Q. seemed to indicate. Consult w/a high rated avvo.com counsel ASAP.See question
If I am 18 and have 2 petty misdemeanors for possession of marijuana and paraphernalia, with them being my first time in trouble with the law at all, do I have a chance to get them off my record? What would I have to do for this to happen?
If you are convicted you can apply for an expungement at least 1 yr after conviction if you have been law abiding during that time. Call an experience d Avvo Expungement Attorney.See question