I was "charged" with a crime plead guilty, accepted a plea deal and was sentenced to home confinement. Does this mean I was "convicted" or "charged"?
Both - you were first charged, and when you took your plea deal and was sentenced, you were convicted.See question
the officer states text book procedures in his report. he did not ask for drivers license, registration, insurance. he says he stopped me for speeding but later in video he said he stopped me for driving all over the place. he also states that he...
Cops lie. A lying cop can help your case but does not often cause a dismissal. You need to speak with an experienced DUI lawyer for advice about what you can challenge.See question
I may need to hire a criminal lawyer. I have done research and most criminal lawyers pride themselves as being aggressive. At first, I thought it would an asset to have a pitbull lawyer until I read and heard how aggressive lawyers can b...
I believe the best lawyers are the ones who have likable personalities and have an aggressive proactive approach, but who know when to NOT be aggressive (in the pool of good lawyers that is). The lawyer must be able to assess each case, prosecutor, and court for its own character to know the best approach and when to change approaches, if at all.See question
After being arrested for dui-drug, the dmv has sent me a letter to show up to a reexamination. What are some questions they will ask? Will they try to suspend my license?
This is likely the result of a complaint filed by your investigating officer. DMV will provide you with a list of questions in advance - primarily concerning your medical needs and history. You will be asked for supporting documentation. If you have not received the form from DMV you should contact them and ask for it. Usually you must return this form to DMV prior to your hearing. It is advises me that you have an attorney represent you and help you with the form.See question
I am divorced and have a court order that my ex is not to come within a hundred yards of my home. This came into effect due to my ex's coming to my home and harassing me. He was fighting the RO so we agreed to a stay away order. However he ...
A civil non-harassment restraining order is a proper remedy. It sounds like you have not choice but to seek such an order if you wish to protect yourself from further conduct - however, you will need to prove that he is the one harassing you. Consider hiring a private investigator to help you gather evidence. You will also need to hire a lawyer to assist you with the paperwork and court hearing if you want the best chance of winning.See question
I was convicted of misedemeanor PC 647.6(a)(1). I completed my terms of probation but had to register per PC 290. Is that a bar to early termination of probation?
No, PC 290 is not a bar to early termination of probation. Termination of probation will not, however, relieve you of the requirement to register.See question
My civil demand is due in a week and I don't have the money for it. When I was caught shoplifting at Target the LP officer did not call the police. It was around $20 and damaged. Will I be charged criminally if I don't pay the civil demand? Please...
You will not be prosecuted criminally for not paying this. The company can go after you in a civil court, but they don't bother because the cost of attorney's fees to pursue a lawsuit against you far exceeds the money they can hope to recover if they win. Don't worry about it.See question
HE WAS SENTENCED TO 2 YEARS TO DO 1 YEAR AND HE HAS A 32 DAYS CREDIT FOR ACTUAL AND 32 GOOD TIME WORK CREDITS FROM MY UNDERSTANDING IS A TOTAL OF 64 DAYS. SO MY QUESTIONS IS OUT OF THAT YEAR HOW MUCH WILL HE SERVE? THIS IS HAPPENING HERE IN LOS AN...
I will ned more information. What other offenses, if any, is he convicted of? And, do you know if he is doing his time in county jail rather than state prison.See question
Violation of probation for having pot
There is not enough information here to answer your question. Probation could be revoked and reinstated without additional consequences, or she could be sentenced to jail. She needs to speak with a criminal defense lawyer.See question
I was at the dentist 2 days in a row, 1 to fill some cavities, the other to get my cleaning. After leaving both visits I washed with listerine. I blew in my IID and got a .001, the IID said PASS and started. Then on the ride home got a .000... The...
You are not in violation of probation unless your BAC registers .01% or higher. Machines are faulty and always prone to error, as I am sure you know, so don't rely on that result for your final decision as to whether you should drive. Don't drive if you are concerned about it. If you had nothing to drink and have not consumed any drugs, however, you have nothing to worry about either.See question