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  • My boyfriend is getting charged with sexual assault by my parents, we didn't have sex, no penetration, and he didn't do anything

    My boyfriend is getting charged with sexual assault by my parents, we didn't have sex, no penetration, and he didn't do anything against my will. The only problem is our age difference we are 5 years apart, I'm 15 he is 20. Can he still go to jail...

    Raymond’s Answer

    Coordination by the "victim" and the experienced local criminal defense lawyer for the accused is crucial in the type of situation you describe. Understanding the entire facts and circumstances in the case is a must to prepare potential theories of defense. Did the accused admit wrongdoing? Did the "victim" give a statement? Under what circumstances were the statements given? These questions should not be posted online. Consult and retain the best local criminal defense lawyer available ASAP.

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  • How do u successfully defend a federal drug conspiracy

    The government is said to have wiretapping as well as a confidential informant

    Raymond’s Answer

    Preparation, investigation and meticulous attention to every detail is a good beginning. Finding the weaknesses in the government's case is the task at hand. Review every aspect of the discovery including the backgrounds of the CIs. Consult and retain an experienced local federal criminal defense attorney ASAP. Complex cases require complex analysis and focus on every detail.

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  • What can the retailer do to the customer? Can the customer be detained and arrested for coupon fraud?

    If an item was purchased with a legitimate coupon, then returned for full reimbursement for store credit, not cash, about 10 times at different locations, What can the retailer do to the customer? Can the customer be detained and arrested for coup...

    Raymond’s Answer

    Yes, the retailer can take action. Better not to post details. If this is a hypothetical question continue your research. If this is a real situation Consult and retain an experienced local criminal defense attorney ASAP.

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  • A confession was signed following a search of a home. However, knowledge of an item given to police was not known.

    My brother signed a confession at his home following a search. Home was searched for child porn. Issue is, his exwife turned in a dvd to police saying it was his. He did not know this and signed confession! He has never been in trouble with the la...

    Raymond’s Answer

    Complex questions require complex analysis. Investigation and presentation of the various points in this complicated fact pattern will take work. The best first step in protecting the accused is to Consult and retain an experienced local criminal defense attorney ASAP.

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  • I'm going to trial on federal drug conspiracy. What does the prosecutor have to prove for me to be found guilty?

    I'm on a indictment with 20 people. I never bought or sold drugs to any of those 20 people. The only evidence is statements from people trying to get less time. But there is no statements saying that I bought or sold to any of my coconspirators. I...

    Raymond’s Answer

    If the answer is based on what you have presented then yes you have a "good chance" of winning. Regrettably, that not the complete case. Many other factors must be considered to answer your question with an answer it deserves.
    Trial preparation and the presentation of the case at trial is a complex endeavor. Complex questions require complex analysis by an experienced local criminal defense attorney.
    Although the law is that the burden of proof is on the government to prove guilt beyond a reasonable doubt the realty is that most jurors begin with a premise of guilt.

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  • Question about possible embezzlement prosecution

    a friend had unexplained deposits from the company he had worked for. his wife found out and they divorced but before they were divorced she printed out the statements gave them to someone else and is now 2 years later being black mailed. Since th...

    Raymond’s Answer

    Prosecutions are possible any time within the applicable Statute of Limitations period. Many other factors must be considered to answer your question with an answer it deserves. Consult and retain an experienced local criminal defense attorney ASAP.

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  • My uncle sign a document to drop charges on a assault with deadly weapon can the state pick it up?

    My uncle's son pressed charges on him but two to three days later signed a document dropping the charges, can the state pick it up even though my uncle's son will not cooperate in the prosecution of his dad?

    Raymond’s Answer

    Yes, is the direct answer. It is the prosecutor who has discretion to go forward or to "drop" charges. That being said retaining an experienced local criminal defense lawyer is the best first step in protecting the accused and using the Uncle's document.

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  • What are the potential hazards of pressing charges?

    I'm 18. My friend Taylor,17. We stupidly sent nudes to the same guy(over 18). He posted them online with our names and numbers. He's done it to several minors before. Is there any action that we could Take without incriminating ourselves?

    Raymond’s Answer

    Several approaches are available. Many other factors must be considered to answer your question with an answer it deserves. This situation is perilous and needs the help of an experienced local attorney ASAP.

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  • I have a niece that is 5yrs, She was sexually abused by her father. I have been emotionally hurt in every way. Any civil suit

    My niece, who is now 5yrs old was molested by her father at about the age of 2 or 2013. There are medical records from a physical examine done by a nurse and documentation from her shrink. He got off because the Judge said, due to her age it is...

    Raymond’s Answer

    Consult a local (Florida) civil attorney to determine options and strategies in seeking justice.

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