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Michael Moshe Levin

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  • Threat to assault or pop my cars tires.how do you prevent this from happening? how do i get justice if this actually happens

    my girlfriends brother is accusing me of popping his bicycles tires.i did not do this.he is just accusing me.but me and him have a history of conflict.i did not pop his tires.but even so plans retaliation. so how do i prevent this from happening?...

    Michael’s Answer

    File for a restraining order. You state that you have a "history of conflict" which may satisfy the requirements for getting a restraining order. Even if it is denied, you will have delivered the message to him loud and clear that he best not threaten you.

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  • Can I correct or amend my proposed statement on appeal for traffic infraction?

    I was not allowed to present closing arguments during my traffic court trial, but did not state this when I first wrote up my proposed statement on appeal. I was told that there was no electronic recording of the record available, and I was conce...

    Michael’s Answer

    I agree with my colleague. File a supplemental statement. However, since argument is NOT relevant to the facts of the case, I think you may be wasting your time.

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  • Not registering as a narcotic offender

    I have been on probation for possession for a year now, it is 2 year probation sentence. I was told to register in my area, I never did only because it honestly slipped my mind! I just moved to a new area. What will happen when I go to register in...

    Michael’s Answer

    While I agree that you may want to verify there is no warrant out for a probation violation, I advise registering as soon as possible to avoid a SECOND violation (not reporting within the prescribed time frame after you move).

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  • DUI at check point process-Will my 'booking record' be public information ? Will my pictures be released to mug shot websites ?

    I was charged with DUI (1st offense) at a check point, but not 'arrested'/ not put in jail. The car was impounded, but I was released to go home, after doing the FST and the BAC tests. I was given a booking order for 'photos and fingerprints'. I ...

    Michael’s Answer

    I am not aware of the pictures being "released". There are privacy issues. But the booking information is available online in most counties. In counties that have photos online with the booking info, the photo becomes available online as well.

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  • Can I get a medical marijuana recommendation while on probation in Los Angeles?

    Can I get a medical marijuana recommendation while on probation in Los Angeles? My charge has nothing to do with drugs it is a fighting charge.

    Michael’s Answer

    Medical marijuana is not a recreational drug. If you are on formal probation with drug testing conditions, you should consult with your attorney. If you don't have drug testing conditions, then you aren't violating any laws if you have a legitimate medical marijuana recommendation. If you have drug testing conditions, you should speak with your probation officer after you get the recommendation and find out how he/she intends to handle it.

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  • What will happen?

    My boyfriend is looking at no time 3 years probation or 9 months in county although he doesn't want to take 3 years probation because he doesn't want a record ,he's been in there for 4 months will they give him time served plus the remaining time ...

    Michael’s Answer

    I agree with Mr. Dane. There may be some deal that was offered that if he serves the time, they'll dismiss the case whereas if he wants out, he has to accept probation. That is the ONLY way he could end up without a "record". If that is the case, then the applicability of good time / work time credits would be based on whatever deal was cut. But if that is NOT what's going on, he will have a record whether he receives a probationary sentence OR straight jail time.

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  • My husband is charged with 4573.5 4573.6&4573.8 He was at a CA State Prison. He has a medical marijuana. card.

    What is the sentencing he could get.)

    Michael’s Answer

    The medical marijuana card isn't applicable. He didn't get the pot through legal means inside a prison. What time he could get is dependent on various factors, including his record. He could be looking at several years.

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  • How many more times can the court extend my case?

    I am challenging a stop sign ticket via mail. I keep checking the website and it keeps extending the date (from June to December). How many times can the court extend my case. I called the last time and were told that they are too busy and will g...

    Michael’s Answer

    The ball is in your court. If you don't agree, then it has to go to trial within 45 days or be dismissed.

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  • 14601.2 - How long is the initial jail time?

    My boyfriend was pulled over this morning, and he had a suspended license due to a second DUI in 08/2012. He was sent to jail in Van Nuys, CA. His bond is set for $75,000, which I cannot afford, even with a bond. How long will he be in there for? ...

    Michael’s Answer

    Based on the amount of the bail, it sounds like he's in for multiple offenses-- such as a probation violation on his DUI case. Given how things are in LA County Jail right now, once he gets to court and gets a disposition he will likely be out rather quickly.

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  • My employer was able to get an arrest record 4 days before my arraignment. Is this legal?

    My employer got the detectives one sided story and there is a copy of a badge number on the report. They got it four days before my arraignment. I called the ventura county sherifs office and I was told they do not do that. When I gave her the bad...

    Michael’s Answer

    Sounds like somebody has friends in law enforcement. Get an attorney and get to the bottom of this before you discuss it further in public.

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