This type of situation isn't all that uncommon. If the prosecutor's office believes that there is a reasonable liklihood of conviction on a case, they can file charges against you. Rather than issuing a warrant and arresting you to ensure that you show up at court, they have asked the court to issue a summons. The summons is a legal court document. If you fail to appear at the time and date listed on the summons, a warrant for your arrest could be issued. For felony matters, the state has...
Your question indicates that your case has a lot of moving parts. Convictions for aggravated DUIs have extreme mandatory penalties. You need to contact an attorney as soon as possible to start looking at the case an
Anytime you face criminal charges it is worth having an attorney in my opinion. Although the case will likely be dismissed if the victim fails to appear, do know that the State is going to subpoena the victim requiring them to appear.
A jury management conference is the court date where they determine if your case is going to go to trial. Sometimes it's also referred to as calendar call. In most circumstances, numerous cases are set to trial on the same day. The conference is used to rank the cases and see which case is going to be the first set for the trial date.
DUI's in Arizona have minimum penalties as required by statute. If you're convicted of an aggravated DUI, you would have to serve a minimum of 4 months prison, not jail. You would also face additional fines, fees, and assessments.
In all likelihood you aren't going to have to sit in jail, unless you get stopped by the police. If you hire an attorney, your attorney can get the matter set on the court's docket and have the warrant quashed. At that point, you can go about defending the case and working with the prosecutor for a resolution.
I have a client that had a similar situation to yours just a few weeks ago. We just got the case set on the appropriate judge's calendar and he was released on his own recognizance.
Employers are required to pay employees for completed work. If the amount that they owe you is less than $2500, you can report that to the labor board of the Industrial Commission and they can help you recover the money. If it's in excess of $2500, you can bring a lawsuit against the company for failure to pay wages. You could potentially recover trebel (three times) the amount of wages owed.
I agree with the other two answers that have been given already. Shoplifting is a class 1 misdemeanor. As a class 1 misdemeanor, you face a maximum penalty of 6 months in jail and a $2500 fine plus a surcharge. You likely won't face jail-time for the offense, but its a possible sentence.
While you may be eligible for a diversion agreement with the State depending on the jurisdiction, you could face a civil penalty of $250 because of the offense. This civil penalty would be in addition to...