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Huma Rashid

Olympia Fields Criminal Defense Attorney.

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  1. Do I need an attorney for a retail theft case?

    Answered about 1 year ago.

    1. Judy A. Goldstein
    2. Brandon Kenneth Davis
    3. Daniel G. Galivan
    4. Matthew R. Gebhardt
    5. Michael R Crosner
    6. ···
    6 lawyer answers

    You definitely do need to retain an experienced criminal defense attorney who can control this situation. Even though a retail theft like this is a misdemeanor, and your first, retail thefts are a special kind of theft that operate a little differently, due to the intentions of our legislators when writing the statutes governing theft. Although it's technically a misdemeanor, this retail theft would function a little more like a felony. By that I mean that if you are convicted, it cannot be...

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  2. Question regarding a high school exam re-take policy.

    Answered over 1 year ago.

    1. Judy A. Goldstein
    2. Huma Rashid
    3. Christine C McCall
    3 lawyer answers

    While I am sure this seems quite unfair to the people involved, unfortunately for some and fortunately for others, not everything that is unfair is illegal. Discrimination involves certain conduct against classified people, including women, minorities, and so on. "Students with excused absences" is not a protected legal classification. Maybe there seemed to be hope for this situation because this is presumably taking place at a public school, and a public school is in many contexts a...