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  • A friend of mine was arrested after hitting a car, totaling his own car and tested as having a .820 test, spent night in jail.

    I am writing on behalf of my friend. He claims as he was turning left on Goldwater Blvd and had a blackout before he completed the turn. He has no memory of what happened (the accident or seeing any cars) and his blood was at .820. He has to appea...

    Robert’s Answer

    Your friend could be facing a very serious offense leading jail or prison time along with probation, fines, and substance abuse counseling. He needs to speak with an experienced attorney knowledgeable in DUI law and criminal law as the case may reach beyond just DUI issues. As there may be physical and medical issues, an attorney able to address those as well will be helpful. His blood alcohol concentration may not be valid or accurate whether a .820 (a fatal amount) or a .082. There are many factors affecting the alcohol concentration when there is an accident. Importantly, he needs legal advice quickly.

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  • I need a criminal lawyer in texas how should i find one who can help me to get out of my case?

    hi my self alex gonsalves i need ur legal advice sir i looking for a ;lawyer to drop my case .i was driving my friends car which was rented by him.he had a boom box full with marjuana in the car the cops pull over me for no reason n arrested me n ...

    Robert’s Answer

    Searching the internet is the easiest way to research an attorney, but it is not always the best or most accurate. You can also talk to some attorneys you may know and trust. Sometimes they may know an attorney or may be able to help find one for you. Which ever way you go, get more than one name. Try to get at least three. You can then call these attorneys an interview them regarding their credentials and experience. You may want to ask each attorney about the other. You can then do some additional research on the ones you choose. Also, you can look at reviews, but realize that even the best attorneys may have a negative review. Case circumstance vary greatly, even with the same charge. Most importantly, you need to be comfortable with your choice and the fee. You need to be able to trust your attorney. Good luck.

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  • How do I get a class that was court ordered removed, if I recommended it at the time of sentencing?

    Got a DV charge, with mandatory DV classes, judge asked if I had anything else I wanted to recommend for the case, I mentioned parenting classes. It got court ordered from that point. I'm trying to get the classes removed didn't know I hadto pay f...

    Robert’s Answer

    Your sentence may be modified by the judge, but you must bring it to the judge's attention by a motion. Often, you can walk in to the court and ask to see the judge. Most courts have certain days and times set aside for this so you may want to call ahead to see when you should go to the court. The court staff will pull your file and send you and it to the judge. At that time, you will be able to ask the judge for the changes you want. Be aware, however, the judge may require you to put your request in writing, called a written motion. Also, in most cases the State will have an option to respond in writing to your motion and, if it does, will get up to 15 days to do so. So, you may not get an immediate answer from the judge. In your case, as the classes were not mandatory, the judge has discretion to grant or deny your request. The circumstances and reasons why the judge should grant your request are very important and need to be properly presented to the judge. You will probably get one chance at convincing the judge to grant your request. That is why you should consult an experienced attorney. The attorney can give you guidance on how to present your request on your own or do it for you.

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  • A law enforcement officer told me that it was not a felony to have a fake ID only when you present the ID dos it then become a f

    A law enforcement officer told me that it was not a felony to have a fake ID only when you present the ID dos it then become a felony. He took the ID and later charged me with a f4 forgery. Can they use things i said even if their was no arrest made

    Robert’s Answer

    In most cases, an officer can talk to and question a person before an arrest and then use any statements by that person aainst that person in a criminal proceeding. Miranda safeguards only apply when the person is in custody and being questioned. However, without further knowing the facts, there is no definite answer to your question. You should contact an attorney as soon as possible.

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  • In arizona is stalking considered a sex offense?

    Person charged with stalking and harassment against a minor. never made contact, stopped to check her out at a bus stop a few days in a week.. Ultimately a restraining order was served, the order was never violated and then was arrested. Prosecuti...

    Robert’s Answer

    Stalking may be considered a sex offense depending on the circumstances. This type of case requires a close review of all the facts. Without such a review, there is no way to advise the person whether to take the plea. The person needs an attorney as soon as possible to represent the person, investigate the case, and advise the person. Our firm is experienced in this area.

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  • I got arrested for 3 warrants that I did not know I had,from 02' and 06 my name had been run and looked up 4 days prior. Why now

    My girlfriend was stopped for speeding, but I was the target. They arrested me for 3 warrants, and 1 unextroditable from Flagstff,AZ,which I knew I had. My name had been run by police a week prior, and she ran it 4 days prior through all website...

    Robert’s Answer

    Definately, more information is needed to answer your question. More details as to times, dates, courts, and criminal history will need to be reviewed by an attorney. Warrants for failure to appear may generate additional charges and fees.

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  • I was arrested and went to jail for criminal damage, but then my case was scratched.

    Every time I call the courts, they tell me that they do not have anything under my name and that it was scratched, but none of them could tell me what that meant? Can anyone help please.

    Robert’s Answer

    This simply means the state did not file the needed paper work with court within the required time. The state may still file charges and the court issue a summons for you to come to court or for your arrest. I need more information regarding the alleged offense to determine where the charges may be filed, the time within which the charges must be filed, and the likelihood of charges being filed.

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