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Greg Thomas Hill

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  • Can kohls call the police on him now

    My brother got caught shop lifting back in February. They didn't call the cops on him. He's refusing to pay the civil demand. I know they can prosecute him by taking him to court but can they call the cops on him now?

    Greg’s Answer

    Yes, they can, but the real question is whether the police would prefer just having a complaint filed and a bench warrant. Kohl's will not call the police because your brother did not pay the civil demand (and if Kohl's told them this, the police would not respond).

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  • What happens when I scheduled court date, for truancy, is missed?

    I received a court date via regular mail for truancy, with regards to my son. I know in regular circumstances if one misses a scheduled court appearance, a warrant is issued. Is it the same protocol for truancy court? Although my reasons for mis...

    Greg’s Answer

    A juvenile court can issue a warrant and will. They do care. it is about respect for our judicial system and, in your son's case, respect for our school's rules, too. What can you expect? If matters on your prior history and the judge's demeanor that day. It is unwise to make yourself so vulnerable.

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  • Am I getting off probation early?

    I was placed on diversion for marijuana possession and the first time I met my po she said August 12 I'm off but she now told me that I just need to drug test on the weed of August 3-9 and I'm done but I don't believe it is this possible or are th...

    Greg’s Answer

    It is hard to answer your question without knowing the particular probation officer's practice. I am a bit unclear - did you take the final drug test already or will you be doing so in the next week? Good luck to you.

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  • What step should I take next?

    my situation is I got pulled over and got a drug paraphernalia charge. I received a citation and attended my first court date, the DA offered me an 11/29 suspended sentence and 6 months supervised probation or a trial date. I took the trial date ...

    Greg’s Answer

    You should hire an attorney for sure. Use the Avvo "Find a Lawyer" link and search for one who has at least ten years of experience and regularly appears in the courthouse your trial is set in. Good luck.

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  • What are possible years for a burglary and vandalism of a building ( school ) abandoned 1000-10000 and a domestic assault charge

    Well he's been locked up for burglary of a building and vandalism of 1000-10000 stealing copper out a abandoned school than he has a domestic assault charge let along he was already on papers for 2 years already for a domestic charge already but ...

    Greg’s Answer

    I am not licensed in Tennessee, so out of respect for any experienced attorney licensed in TN who may answer your question, I would point you to that answer. However, my best estimate, based on the limited facts you provide, it five or six years. This is just an estimate.

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  • What can be done

    State of Florida..arrested for DUI ajudicated to reckless driving. 1 year probation..then VOP for pot. Can this be expunged or sealed? Can something be done so it doesn't show in background checks? How do I have my mugshots removed from county jai...

    Greg’s Answer

    Mr. Haber's answer is correct. The violation of probation disqualifies you from being eligible for expungement. As to having your mugshot removed from the Internet, that is really difficult. I wrote an article about this, which is linked below.

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  • Got charged with a DUI but have yet to receive a citation and court date. How long does it take to receive either?

    My dui wasn't a typical situation. My sister and I were getting taunted by a group of males who were surrounding my vehicle. This group of males were also badgering us in the bowling alley and both parties were asked to leave. The males then wande...

    Greg’s Answer

    Sorry to hear about your situation. I am not licensed in MN, but I can tell you that a week's delay is probably not uncommon at all. Give it a few weeks. Patience. Do not ask the police to hurry up.

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  • I got a DUI ticket in California but I live in Las Vegas can I make arrangements over the phone or must I appear in person.

    Court date is in September but can I request for an extension date.

    Greg’s Answer

    If it is a misdemeanor DUI, you can hire an attorney to appear on your behalf under Penal Code section 977(a) and you can stay in Las Vegas. You may never have to set foot in court. Call an experienced DUI attorney who regularly practices in the courthouse at issue, as there are a few exceptions to this that may apply, depending on the facts and the judge.

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  • I need to knw if i get a 3rd DWI.in Texas but it's only my first i south Dakota what happens in my home state South Dakota.

    I have to DW eyes that are over 10 years old in the state of South Dakota and texts are trying to charge me at the 3rd DWI felony what will happen in the state of South Dakota

    Greg’s Answer

    I am not licensed in South Dakota or Texas, so out of respect for any experienced attorney in South Dakota or Texas who also answers, I would point you to that answer. You do have two DWI's in South Dakota, so I understand that Texas would do this. How much over ten years old are they? I have seen, in CA, that a DA can take into account DUI's over ten years old, to enhance the sentence, but not to punish it as a straight third-time DUI with all the jail time that would otherwise be mandatory. I'm not sure why South Dakota is prosecuting you for an event that took place in Texas if Texas is also prosecuting you. It would seem that there may be a double jeopardy issue.

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  • I got a DWI in the state of Texas they're trying to charge me with 3rd DWI felony in my home state South Dakota it's only my 1st

    I have two DWI that are over 10 years old in the state of South Dakota and the state of texas are trying to charge me with 3rd DWI felony what will happen in the state of South Dakota?

    Greg’s Answer

    I am not licensed in South Dakota or Texas, so out of respect for any experienced attorney in South Dakota or Texas who also answers, I would point you to that answer. You do have two DWI's in South Dakota, so I understand that Texas would do this. How much over ten years old are they? I have seen, in CA, that a DA can take into account DUI's over ten years old, to enhance the sentence, but not to punish it as a straight third-time DUI with all the jail time that would otherwise be mandatory. I'm not sure why South Dakota is prosecuting you for an event that took place in Texas if Texas is also prosecuting you. It would seem that there may be a double jeopardy issue.

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