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Warren J. Breslin

Warren Breslin’s Answers

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  • My brother stole and pawned a few pieces of jewelry from someone's house and the person reported it stolen what is he facing?

    As far as charges and what can he do? What is he going to be going through? What is he facing and how much time if any will he be looking at? He has never served time here in Florida for anything. About 15 years ago or so he was in jail up north f...

    Warren’s Answer

    Talk to a criminal defense lawyer in your jursdiction immediately. Your brother is facing possible residential burglary and felony theft charges for which he could be sentenced to substantial pennitentiary time, especially in light of his prior burglary conviction. His defense attorney will review the evidence to determine the best defense in your brother's case.

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  • Is there a way to have a disposed of case taken of your record?

    charged with retail fraud less than $150 at the age 17. completed probation and restitution , however it is on background check showing charges were disposed. I am now 19 and will be applying for nursing school. Can this be removed off my backgr...

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    Check the rules in your jurisdiction to see if expungement or sealing is available in your case. That will be the easiest and least expensive procedure to clean your record. If you cannot expunge or seal your case, you may seek a pardon from the governor of your state that will allow expungement. Governor Pardons are discretionary and require submission of a lengthy petition demonstrating your worthiness of clemency.

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  • Boyfriend arrested yesterday for DAR. will he have a public defender? minnesota

    when i called the jail to find out who his public defender is, they said he wont be appointed one until today. so if he got arrested yesterday, has court today at 11:30, what will they all do at court today? the sheriff told me they will probably ...

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    The judge will review the case to determine that there is sufficient cause to allow the case to proceed and to set bond to secure the defendant's appearance in court throughout the pendency of his case. A public defender will be appointed if he qualifies to be indigent, i.e. unable to afford a private attorney.

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  • My boyfriend is in jail for a crime he didntr committ

    i don't want the case to go to trial i know he didnt do it they have no evidence

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    Your boyfriend will be appointed a lawyer if he cannot afford to retain a private counsel. That lawyer will review the evidence in the case and advise his client accordingly.

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  • My 16 yo daughter went to jcpenney and shoplifted $80 worth of merchandise, the police were called but no charges were filed

    should i be worried about this, there were attornies that wrote to us to pay $250, to statisfy JCPenney,what happens if we dont pay

    Warren’s Answer

    Civil demand letters from store representatives in shoplifting cases generally go no further that a few follow-up letters in demand of payment. The stores have the right to sue for payment, but a lawsuit requires the store to pay attorney and filing fees. Lawsuits are rarely filed.

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  • Can a man charged with armed robbery get a bond hearing?

    Tommy Frazier was charged with armed robbery in July 2, 2010 and still in Chatham County jail. The witness stated that the suspect touched the door etc, has a scar on his face and an African accent. The witness could NOT identify Tommy Frazier a...

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    The defendant certainly has the right to a bond hearing that has undoubtedly taken place. His criminal history as well as the seriousness of the charges would have been considered when setting his required bond amount. The weakness of the prosecution evidence and defenses available are more appropriately considered at a preliminary hearing or trial. His lawyer will guide him through his ordeal. Public defenders are generally carrying a heavy caseload and may not have the bedside manner of a privately retained attorney, but issues that you described will not be overlooked. He should be vindicated if the evidence is as you described.

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  • Basically the court of Illinois served me a subpoena over the phone and the detective told

    me that he would drop off the paperwork in the mail. The court date is in 6 days and this is the first time I've heard about it. They need me to testify as a witness for a hit and run. The accident was almost a year ago and I've already fixed the...

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    Personal service of process is required in criminal cases. Even in a civil case a subpoena is required to be served upon a resident in your household who is thirteen or older. You have not been properly served to require your appearance in court.

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