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  • What does this mean: OffenseDescription1: POM

    This came up in a database, but I cannot find it in Fort Bend County records search. Crime Details - 02/11/2001 - FORT BEND, TX OffenseDescription1: POM Case Number: Arresting Agency: ROSENBERG Crime County: FORT BEN...

    Douglas’s Answer

    In reference to the notation POM, by any chance, were you charged with "possession of Marijuana?

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  • If you are on probation and a warrant is issued for arrest, you turn yourself in & get out on bail are you still on probation?

    Deferred adjudicated felony probation had a technical violation. Warrant was issued for arrest bail is set for $25,000. When you got out would you still be on probation? Will you have to report and follow terms set by probation (curfew, fee's, UA,...

    Douglas’s Answer

    Yes, you would still be on probation, unless of course, the judge ordered your probation revoked.

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  • Am I going to be sent to jail for not paying my restitution in the required time?

    I was given AR in Connecticut and ordered to pay 5000 dollars, and given a new court date 2 years later. I lost my job because I was arrested at work and have been unable to find steady work. im the primary care giver for my infant and 9 year old ...

    Douglas’s Answer

    Based upon what you have submitted, it would be highly unlikely that you would be sent to jail for not paying restitution within the required time. Assuming that you are in compliance with all other terms and conditions of your probation, most likely, the court will ask you a few questions as to why it was not paid, and set a new court date.

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  • Will i get jail time?

    The other night i was at walmart and i took 468 dollars in womens clothes. This is my first offense.

    Douglas’s Answer

    Based upon what you have posed, I would say that it is highly unlikely that you would end up with any custody. There are a number of custody alternatives your appointed or retained attorney can discuss with you.

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  • Legal to call PD to issue a trespass where you are waiting to speak to someone in parking lot of mall 50 m from place?

    Incident btw myself and another individual. Called to speak to individual. Did not reply. Went to place where person works to speak to them after they got off work. Indiviual called mall security and threatened to call police department to issue t...

    Douglas’s Answer

    There is nothing in what you have posted that would constitute a trespass on your part. It is legal for them to make the call but based upon what you have provided, I don't see it going any further.

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  • If I have to turn myself in for stealing and this will be my second offense within 11 years what do u think will happen

    Just need to no cause I'm kind of scared

    Douglas’s Answer

    OK....we need some clarification here: What do you mean by having to turn yourself in for stealing ? And was your prior offense a conviction for theft? If so, was it petty theft or grand theft?

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  • Can a public defender help someone get on probation from a felony drug charge?

    Just the other week, this friend that I know was pulled over with marijuana and cocaine. The charge for the marijuana is simple possession, but the charge for the cocaine is possession with intent to distribute, plus it's crack cocaine. And this i...

    Douglas’s Answer

    A public defender can do everything that retained counsel can do. It is just that sometimes, they have so many cases in their case load that just don't think about all the possible options.

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  • Parole was not mentioned or ordered in my sentencing hearing. I was paroled in early January of 2012. Is parole ordered or?

    I was convicted in Apr/2009 of a sex offense and sentenced in June/2009 to the low term of 3 years 0 months. Parole was not ordered nor mentioned. Offense was committed in early 2005. My parole agent states that my parole is 5 years without violat...

    Douglas’s Answer

    Generally, most offenders are sentenced to California state prison for a set amount of time under the Determinate Sentencing Law. Once this time is served, the inmate is released and placed under parole supervision in the community.

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  • What is the difference between advance parole and travel document?

    what is the difference between advance parole and travel document? Than you

    Douglas’s Answer

    It is unclear what you mean by what is the difference. They are part of the same thing. If you have applied for an adjustment of status or a green card or have US immigrant processes pending or have applied for certain immigration benefits and need to leave the US for some reason, you will need to have an Advance Parole travel document in place before you travel to ensure that you can re-enter the US. If you have a green card but may be out of the US for an extended period of time, you may also need an Advance Parole travel document. The Advance Parole travel document allows you to re-enter the US and also is a declaration that you do not intend to abandon your immigration petition or status. If you travel without this document and you need it, you may not be able to get back into the US and you may find that you lose your status in the US. Even if you just cross the border into Canada or Mexico or the Bahamas, you may have to remain outside the US and apply to re-enter through a consulate, so the Advance Parole travel document is very important.

    It is important to apply for and receive your Advance Parole travel document before you leave the US. You are eligible to apply for advance parole if you are in the US and have filed form I-485 (adjustment of status). You can even file for advance parole at the same time that you file form I-485.

    You can also file for advance parole if you have asylum or refugee status and want to travel to Canada to apply for a US visa or want to travel outside of the US for business reasons or urgent personal reasons. You will also want to file for advance parole if you have an immigration status (such as Temporary Protected Status) that allows you to return to the US after a short visit. If you are outside the US, you may apply for advance parole if you need to visit the US urgently and temporarily for an urgent humanitarian cause. However, this is not a typical application and such applications are considered on a case-by-case basis. Usually, it is vital to apply for an Advance Parole travel document before you leave the US.

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