Yes. State and federal authorities often cooperate. This can be charged in either.See question
A few days ago I made a bet with one of my friends that I would steal from the mall so I tired to steal something that was less than 40 dollars & i ran from security & got caught & now I m being charged with retail theft or "shoplifting" I m 18 & ...
Given the small value and that it is your first offense, an attorney should be able to get you diversion. That means you will be on a probation like period and if you don't get into ore trouble, the charge will be dismissed.See question
My son and I were both asleep when they kicked in the door and immediately after seeing me they realized they had made a mistake based on an a tip. What action can I take? I have a copy of the Search Warrant and no they did not search my apartment.
I cannot imagine the terror you must have lived through. This is not a criminal matter. This is a civil rights matter. These types of matters are governed by Section 1983, Title 42 of the United States Code. You should speak with an attorney experienced in handling civil rights cases.See question
I have a previous owi and will fall under the superdrunk law on this recent arrest
Whether you are eligible for a restricted license depends on what offense you are convicted of.
You should consult with an attorney as soon as possible. That is your best opportunity for a restricted license.
5 yrs ago I found out I was pregnant and had Herpes, I had to tell the guy but his new girlfriend (that I had known previous to that time) stopped him from coming to talk to me. Since she has found out she has been going around calling me names an...
You can sue her for invasion of privacy and infliction of emotional distress. Unless she has money, you will most likely have to pay attorney fees.See question
can an inmate before they are brought out into the courts talk with the public defender? is it a right you have?
Once your lawyer is appointed you have an absolute right to speak to her. It may not be possible for her to see you right before you come in. If there's something you must communicate you can ask for more time to speak with her.See question
This is my husband current case 720 ILCS 570 407(b)(1) [512538MFG/DEL COCAINE/SCH/PUB HS/PK this will be his 3rd felony. The first one was for OTHER AMT NARCOTIC SCHED I&II sentence served. The second was AGG FLEEING/ 2+ CON DEVICES in which parol...
He does need an attorney immediately.See question
can you give a hand written letter to your public defender to give to the judge or could you read it out loud to the court? how would you get to say what you want to say?
You should give it to your PD who can make a copy and give it to the prosecutor and then deliver the other copt to the judge. You have every right to communicate with the judge but you must give the other side notice unless your communication falls within a narrow exception of matters that may be communicated ex parte. Your PD can explain. You can of course always ask permission to say what you want to say in open court but check with your PD first.See question
i just another Dui in il. does it count as a second one?
It's will still be on your record but it s unlikely that it will be counted as a second DUI.See question