I was charged with Felony theft and offered pre-trial diversion.
It's not a conviction. It is a prettily program that, if you complete the terms and conditions, leads to a dismissal.
Deferred adjudication is something different. Generally it is a type of probation that, if completed, allows you to get a charge off your record for some purposes. Consult a lawyer!See question
Can you go to jail during an administrative hearing? My license got suspended and they gave me a paper to request a hearing, do I have to request one?
No, you can't go to jail for the admin hearing. It is a civil proceeding that deals with your license. Request one. You have 15 days from the arrest. It isn't a trial. Consult an attorney. They can go in your place and fight for you.See question
My lawyer pressured me to accept a plea bargain and even said he refused to go to trial for me. This all happened three days before the trial so I didn't have the time to question him or get another lawyer. After the fact, I discovered he lied t...
If everything you say is true, then you wouldn't appeal but instead would file a motion to vacate your plea. Consult an attorney.See question
My son is being charged with second degree assualt and battery when it was self defense the girl struck him in the face about 10 to 15 times before he hit her back now they want to charge my son and not do anything to the little girl who hit him f...
You need to consult an attorney immediately. Self-defense is one of the many ways to assist in the defense of the case. There may be others.See question
The stolen stuff was 500-1500
You need to consult an attorney. These are serious charges.See question
Can I still get arrested or do they have a time limit on which I can be charged?
The warrant will remain active until recalled. Depending on the type or reason for the warrant, the crime may be beyond the time limitations of prosecution. Consult an attorney.See question
He is currently on felony probation for a drug charge and was caught up in another felony (convicted felon with a fire arm)
If he has two or more prior felonies then he is not eligible for felony probation in Louisiana. He needs to consult an attorney immediately. Additionally, a new conviction will cause his probation to be revoked.See question
after they dropped agg/assault with a firearm
Unauthorized entry (felony) is 0-6 years. If you have a felony record they could also file an habitual offender bill against you if convicted. Consult an attorney.See question
I'm nervous and I'm only 17. I do really good in school, this is my first offense, and it was a stupid mistake!
You need to talk to an attorney. They will be able to help you. A skilled attorney can present your case and negotiate with the prosecutor on your behalf.See question
The person is 21 yrs old and has been on drugs and went to rehab but it was not anything charged or court ordered.
As to Acc. To Theft of a firearm, 0-5 years with or without hard labor.
As to Obstruction, the possible penalties are:
"B. Whoever commits the crime of obstruction of justice shall be subject to the following penalties:
(1) When the obstruction of justice involves a criminal proceeding in which a sentence of death or life imprisonment may be imposed, the offender shall be fined not more than one hundred thousand dollars, imprisoned for not more than forty years at hard labor, or both.
(2) When the obstruction of justice involves a criminal proceeding in which a sentence of imprisonment necessarily at hard labor for any period less than a life sentence may be imposed, the offender may be fined not more than fifty thousand dollars, or imprisoned for not more than twenty years at hard labor, or both.
(3) When the obstruction of justice involves any other criminal proceeding, the offender shall be fined not more than ten thousand dollars, imprisoned for not more than five years, with or without hard labor, or both."