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Arthur Khachatourians’s Answers

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  • Can an open domestic violence case prevent my fiance from getting a job? Employment question

    My fiance has just been hand selected for her dream job. She is college educated and worked for this her entire life. We got into an argument that led to her being arrested for domestic violence last weekend. It was a huge misunderstanding. We pla...

    Arthur’s Answer

    She should file a petition to dismiss the conviction...

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  • What does 9999999999 mean for case number?

    My case number Reads 9999999999, I don't understand why?

    Arthur’s Answer

    You are probably are looking at inmate locator and the person you are looking up was recently arrested. It takes sometime to get a court case number, so when the person is arrested and awaiting arriagnment, the inmate locator will put 999999 as the case number until they get the actual case number. An attorney can call and get the case number from the court clerk.

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  • My juvenile son got a ticket for pc 415 and on it stated infraction and now we got a letter in the mail stating misdemeanor why?

    Why would the ticket say one thing and then get that in the mail when we haven't even been to court yet.

    Arthur’s Answer

    Penal Code 415, commonly known as disturbing the peace is a "wobblette;" it can be filed either as an infraction or misdemeanor. The DA gets to decide how to file the case regardless of what it says on the ticket.

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  • Sealing california juvenile record

    Hi, I've heard there are two ways of sealing a juvenile record, which is to destroy it, and to seal it from public. If at the age of 13 u had a arson but was not arrested or taken to jail, only given probation for 6 months, and at 16 arrested for ...

    Arthur’s Answer

    You need to file a petition with the Juvenile court.

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  • I am a friend and neighbor to the victim, what can I do?

    I hear and see the results of the beatings and the verbal threats the children's reactions, where does this end? I call the police I try to talk to her. I am the manager of the building of where she resides he is not on the lease but refuses to l...

    Arthur’s Answer

    You can call the police and/or Department of Child and Family Services.

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  • Is public urination a misdemeanor?

    I received a ticket for urinating in public a few months ago and on the original ticket it was circled as an infraction, but recently I received a Notice of Amended Citation from the LA County Sheriff's Department stating it has been necessary to ...

    Arthur’s Answer

    Urinating in Public is what we call a "wobblette." The prosecuting agency has the discretion to file it as a misdemeanor or an infraction. If the case is filed as a misdemeanor, you are entitled to a a jury trial. If the case is filed as an infraction, you will only get a judge trial, unless you insist to have it filed as a misdemeanor.

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  • If the father of my baby has domestic violence on his record can he still be awarded visitation rights?

    He also has several ovi, disorderly conduct, and tickets

    Arthur’s Answer

    It really depends the severity of the domestic violence, the length of time, the remedial measures initiated by the individual, and the type of visitation rights the person seeks (supervised or unsupervised). In California, there is a presumption that a party who has perpetrated domestic violence, it is not in the best interest of the child for that person to have custody over the child. There are a number of factors a court will look at to see if the presumption can be rebutted. See Family Code Section 3044.

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  • I'm 17 and have a clean record, but was caught for possession of alcohol. What will happen to me in court?

    I was in a car with a friend who is 18 and we were outside a hookah bar. We each had a four loco but had not drank a large amount so we were not drunk. A cop approached the car and asked us what we were doing. He charged me for possession, but tha...

    Arthur’s Answer

    In Juvenile court they will first have probation write up a recommendation. An attorney may talk to probation to request diversion.

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  • I have a warrant fta in court 5 years ago for shoplifting what are the consequences for first offense if i show up in court.

    i got cough for shoplifting in 05 i was going to court then my brother past away months later and i just forgot all about it very hard he was only 14 years old then my baby was born on 07 with all my emotions loosing a brother having a new born ju...

    Arthur’s Answer

    You need an attorney to appear for you and quash the warrant.

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  • Can I get violated for my domestic violence probation if I can't afford the classes?

    Is there a way to do the classes for free or have them stricken? I have no ability to pay but am being told that if I dont find a way to pay for the classes I will have a jail sentence imposed.

    Arthur’s Answer

    If you do nothing, you will be found in violation. You need a qualified and experienced Los Angeles Criminal Defense attorney to modify the terms of your probation as necessary given your particular situation

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