Someone I know was sentenced to have 3 years probation starting from March of 2012-March of 2015 for probation violation from a narc. possession case back in 2011. On Sept of 2012, it was revoked. A few days ago, he was arrested in LA county bec...
"Statute of Limitations" does not apply to open warrants. The Possible Violation of Probation had already been filed. The person in question is not off probation for the reasons Mr. Marshall mentioned. OC is a little tougher on probation violations than LA, but it does not seem like the most serious underlying charge. In fact, it may have been a felony at the time, but now reducible to a misdemeanor per Prop 47. Hopefully the violation wasn't serious either. Consult with some local attorneys to discuss the possible solutions and how to avoid any additional jail time for the alleged violation.See question
how long did it take hsi to get to the hard drive, review it, send it to the prosector and have charges filed? im reading that it takes four months but then read some cases where it takes a year and then another where it takes 4 years due to backl...
I agree with Mr. Haig. The answer to your question depends on many factors, including (1) is there an ongoing threat to public safety or property loss, (2) what kind of crime they would be investigating, (3) the likelihood the investigators think they are to find what they're looking for in the hard drive. It might be wise to hire an attorney to represent you during their investigation. Your lawyer could contact HSI and speak to the assigned investigator to get updates, but even that isn't guaranteed to give you a definite answer.See question
I was in an accident about a month ago. It was a collision in the middle of the intersection where the light was not red for my land of traffic. The counter party attempted to make a right hand turn into the perpendicular street, but was forced to...
It's worth a shot. It sounds like you've got a pretty good chance at winning your traffic trial.See question
My driver license has been suspended for a little over a year and my ticket was picked up by GC Services collection agency for a FTA, will I be able to reinstate my driver license and get the fees lowered?
Unfortunately LA County Clerks are no longer issuing abstracts, which lift the hold off of your license. Up until a few months ago, you could simply go to the clerk and pay $10 and the hold would be off your license. Now, unfortunately, you'll have to either pay the full amount or wait until your arraignment (if you can even get one, since it's with GC services now). Consult with some local traffic attorneys to see what your best course of action is. These old fines with FTAs can get very high, up to $2000, so it may end up being worthwhile to hire counsel, but paying the ticket in full is probably the fastest way to restore your driving privilege.See question
I recieved a speeding ticket back in may on the freeway in the city of glendale,ca going 20 miles over the posted limit. I work for school and im going off of work in 2 days wich means i wont get paidfor 2 months. The fee is 366. I was wondering i...
You may have options to convert a fine to community service, or to get an extension. How depends largely on what has happened in your case so far. It seems like you probably haven't been to court yet since the ticket was last month. You can go online and get an extension or two before setting an arraignment date, then can set the arraignment date and it'll probably take up the whole summer without you having to pay the fine. Buying time is not very difficult in traffic court. Even if you plead guilty in court, the judge will usually give you plenty of time to pay the fine. Just make sure you don't miss any court dates, as that can get messy and expensive.See question
I'm 17 Ill be 18 Sep 3 . I'm still in high school is there a way I.can move out of my parents with they name or signing anything for me ?
You can't legally be a party to a contract when you're under 18. Maybe with emancipation, but it's still a difficult process, and you might turn 18 waiting for it.See question
He has a bail set at 2 million dlrs he has a charge of murder in the first degree and a possession of a fire arm.
I'm going to change your question practice area to landlord/tenant. His stuff being there might be unlawful detainer, but this is a complicated issue you might want to discuss with a lawyer who handles these cases.See question
As a result of a Cell Phone Ticket I asked for an extension for arraignment twice. After 18 Months, from the original date I missed the arraignment date by 2 days. Now, I have an additional fine and license suspension since the court would not all...
Getting back in ASAP is your best bet. If you haven't already set a new arraignment date, go right away. Since the LA County courts are presently not sending abstracts out until at least your arraignment, you may have to either temporarily post the full bail amount or suffer a license suspension. You can either pay the ticket in full, and plead guilty (first time cell tickets are non-point violations), pay the bail amount and request a trial to contest it, or hire an attorney to fight the ticket on your behalf.See question
I am on felony/ formal probation for pc 27545. Unlawful transfer of a firearm. I have been on probation for 2 years and 5 months.
You can file a motion to terminate probation or make a motion for a modification of probation to try to change your terms. The better your reasons for needing this change, and the better you've done on probation, the more likely you are to be successful in your request. You'd also greatly benefit from having an attorney who understands how to handle motions to terminate probation. Consult with some attorneys and discuss the process. You've done most of your probation, so you're not asking for that much. If you give the judge a good reason, and your attorney is persuasive, you have a good shot.See question
I received a red light camera ticket from Inglewood Courthouse which is part of LA Superior Court. I've got mixed advice of how to deal with the ticket. Some say to hire an attorney to deal with the red light camera ticket. Other say that I can ig...
LA County Courts will NOT issue a warrant, put a hold or your license or send a point to DMV. Some other CA counties do, but this just happens to be LA County's policy for the time being. You might get a few letters demanding payment, but these tickets are unenforceable in LA. Technically, there is no notice of the court date. When you get a ticket, the citing officer has you sign a promise to appear on the bottom. The camera that got you going through a red didn't do that. Because the government can't prove that you were served with a court date (like your signature on the ticket proves with "real" tickets), they can't hold you accountable for missing the court date and they can't find you guilty in default, at least not in LA County. Do not call or go online to set up a court date, however, as you would then be admitting service and can be held responsible for FTA.See question