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Warren J. Breslin

Schaumburg Criminal Defense Attorney.

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

    Answered about 2 years ago.

    1. Zahra Shanaz Umansky
    2. Joseph Julius Registrato
    3. William David Umansky
    4. Timothy F. Sullivan
    5. Warren J. Breslin
    5 lawyer answers

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

    Answered about 2 years ago.

    1. Lisa J. Schmidt
    2. Warren J. Breslin
    3. Joshua Duane Jones
    4. Ezra N. Goldman
    5. Andrew Charles Lapres
    5 lawyer answers

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

    Answered about 2 years ago.

    1. Thomas C Gallagher
    2. John Leif Fossum
    3. Warren J. Breslin
    3 lawyer answers

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

    Answered over 3 years ago.

    1. Warren J. Breslin
    2. Alexander M. Ivakhnenko
    3. Charles Elwood Soechting Jr.
    3 lawyer answers

    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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  5. Can a man charged with armed robbery get a bond hearing?

    Answered over 3 years ago.

    1. Warren J. Breslin
    2. Elmer H. Young III
    3. Michael Stephen Moody
    3 lawyer answers

    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...

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  6. My boyfriend is in jail for a crime he didntr committ

    Answered over 3 years ago.

    1. Steven Abraham Amjad
    2. Alexander M. Ivakhnenko
    3. Warren J. Breslin
    4. Larry D Lamson
    4 lawyer answers

    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.

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

    Answered over 3 years ago.

    1. David Matthew Gotzh
    2. Scott Andrew Wineberg
    3. Alexander M. Ivakhnenko
    4. Warren J. Breslin
    4 lawyer answers

    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.