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Robert Laurens Driessen

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  • If I have a court date for petty theft in October, 2013 (was not arrested) will it show on a background check?

    Background check will be done in September, 2013.

    Robert’s Answer

    It will depend on what kind of background check it was but most likely it will not pop up yet.
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  • How much actual time will i do on a 10 day sentencing in LA County?

    Hi i received a 10 day sentencing for a suspended license. I have to turn my self in on friday Nov. 29. How much time would you expect me to actuly do? Or more or less when would i be released. I want to give my employer an estimated time. Is it s...

    Robert’s Answer

    I do not want you to tell your employer incorrect information but in reality you should be out and ready to work on Monday.
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  • Will my school bus cert or comercial licence be revolked if I'm convicted of 11357(b) marijuana infraction?

    Will this info be submitted to DMV or any other public record?

    Robert’s Answer

    Unless you are under 21 you will not lose your license. Yes this is public record.
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  • I need a lawyer for a criminal case, we can't afford one at this time. Need help. Can you help with criminal cases?

    Can not post reason need it to be private.

    Robert’s Answer

    If you are indigent you can request the services of the public defender at your first court appearance. You may be able to get an attorney with a payment plan option.
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  • How much jail time will I have to do if I was sentenced to drug court and five years formal felony probation in Tulare Count

    I live in a different county and was told I couldn't transfer my case. I have no way back and forth its to far. I'm considering remanding myself but I'm scared because I have no idea how long I will have to stay. My original charges in July 2011 w...

    Robert’s Answer

    The other option is going to court and asking for straight time. No one will be able to determine the amount but that should resolve it.
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  • How can I resolve issues with my drug dealing stepson when my wife is protecting him?

    My stepson is 16. He was arrested for dealing drugs and placed on probation. After his arrest, he spent a few days in juvenile detention and cried like a baby. Although the judge was very firm with him with regard to the consequences of violating ...

    Robert’s Answer

    If he is doing criminal activity you report it to the police.
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  • Can my public defender tell the judge about my past prior convictions the day before trial?

    Up until the day before my trial was to begin, which my p.d. Had been claiming not to worry about because the d.a. has no case. Then, the day before trial was to begin, my p.d. Wanted it on court record that he was just informed by the prosecutor...

    Robert’s Answer

    Trust me the judge and the DA know your criminal record.
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  • I was incorrectly charged with VC14601.2(a) "driving while suspended for prior DUI. What do I need to do now?

    I was pulled over in May 2013 and received a ticket for driving without a license (my license is suspended because I haven't finished paying off some old tickets for speeding etc.). I showed up to court on the date listed on the ticket, however, I...

    Robert’s Answer

    An attorney can easily fix this. Hire an attorney.
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  • I am charged with my 1st DUI (BAC =.05) Arrested in LA County. What am i looking at if convicted?

    What are my chances of having the charges reduced or even dropped?

    Robert’s Answer

    Are you under 21? A BAC of .05 is low and charges may not be filed. I would contact a local DUI attorney.
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  • Dl not completely filled out, Can this be dismissed or not get posted?

    I got a ticket yesterday a 22450 b Cvc. The officer did not write all the numbers from my driver licence on the citation. One number short to be exact.

    Robert’s Answer

    An error on the ticket can be a basis for a dismissal but not a 100% guarantee. I would recommend hiring an attorney.
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