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  • Riverside Court. How will solicitation of prostitution affect my life?? I recently got a misdemeanor for thiis?

    I recently graduated from school and scared how this will affect me in applying for jobs. I am real scared for my future. This is my first and last time to ever do such a thing. I have a clean record but if this goes on my record I dont know what ...

    Brian’s Answer

    Well obviously the most important thing you can do now is make sure you have an attorney. Of course this is not the kind of thing that will bode well for your future so if you can minimize the effect of a possible conviction to something that does not look as bad, you want to try to do that. In many cases with solicitation cases you have a good chance to prevail at trial with an attorney that knows how to defense these kinds of cases. If you need further information most of us on AVVO offer free consults. Call around.

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  • I live in las vegas now and i was wondering how do i expunge my record in california? What do i do?

    I have a misdemeanor in petty theft in riverside county, CA. In which, it has stopped me from getting apartment and jobs..... I have successfully completed my probation and paid all fines. I don't have money to pay for a lawyer..... what should i do?

    Brian’s Answer

    You may be able to find self help by checking on the Riverside County Court website.

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  • Do I have a criminal or arrest record?

    Early last year I was stopped at a retailer for shoplifting. It was dumb, and completely out of character for me, but I digress. I was mirandarized by a riverside county police officer, but I was never taken in to a station, or booked/processed. H...

    Brian’s Answer

    As the other attorneys indicated you no longer have to report a conviction the case was dismissed. I am not so sure that I agree with the other attorneys here that indicate your record will show an arrest. Since you were cited out and presumably not booked an arrest may not show up and ergo, you will not have an arrest record. Typically if you do not give fingerprints at any time then there should be no record of actual arrest. The issue is did you ever get booked? If no, then there should be no record of arrest. I concur that the only way to find out is to have a background check of your own done on yourself to see what shows.

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  • I have a warrant can i get arrested when I see the judge?

    criminal misdeamenor, 3 years ago, jail 60 days..done 17 days in county jail, release to do work release, have a child diagnosed with cancer have paperwork, informal probation warrant turn because I didn't do my work release

    Brian’s Answer

    Technically yes but with a verified excuse like that and a good attorney you may be able to walk on the violation

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  • Need to erase felony record

    had dui with speeding over 130mph. I have heard that i can erase this record since its my first. please let me know what I need to do.

    Brian’s Answer

    There is no such thing as erasing a record. If you plead to DUI you may be able to reduce it to a misdemeanor and expunge the case which allows you to not report the conviction in most situations. If this is something you want to do many of us offer free consults.

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  • How do i figure if i have a bench warrant out for me?

    I was going to court for felony vandalism, i missed court once and they sent a letter about presenting myself on a future date,but my father didnt give me the letter. Now im worried about getting my ID or license since i'm worried about being take...

    Brian’s Answer

    An attorney might be able to track down a warrant and get you to court and get it removed. Call around. Many of us on AVVO offer free consults.

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  • I have a drug felony( transportation meth) can i get it expunge or off my record...

    I did 3 years state prison realeased on probation and i completed it probation i was wondering if i could expunge my felony off my criminal record

    Brian’s Answer

    No you cannot but there are other more complex remedies you may apply for.

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  • Can I be charged for domestic battery 11 months later?

    I had incident July 14, 2014 with my girlfriend. She was trying to throw me off the balcony so I called 911 to send a deputy. I had the 911 operator on the line so they can hear what's going on, the operator told me she can hear the threats and me...

    Brian’s Answer

    Absolutely possible. Suggest you hire counsel asap to walk you in on the warrant so you are not picked up. Many of us offer free consults if you need further assistance.

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  • Can co defendants get sentenced to different time?

    I have a quick question do co-defendants get sentenced the same time or can they get sentenced differently if one is charged for Posseion of a fire are and threating a police officer with a fire arm and the other co defandant was charged with a du...

    Brian’s Answer

    Absolutely. Always a possibility. These are completely different facts patterns and can plead and be sentenced or tried at completely different times.

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