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  • Can I get a disorderly conduct ticket due to my Facebook status?

    My daughter whoms in 10th grade had gotten into a physical fight. The other girl has been prevoking this for awhile..finally my daughter snanped back and it was physical.. They both got suspended and I was mad and posted about the event on Faceb...

    Diane’s Answer

    Social Media sites like facebook, twiter, myspace etc., are a whole new area of concern for individuals. Charges are being filed because law enforcement is using these sites to investigate people and they are using content from these sites as evidence in cases. You have to be very careful what you post. I agree with the attorney who said that without knowing the exact content of your post it is hard to answer your question. I recommend that you contact an experienced criminal defense lawyer in your area to discuss the details.

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  • I have a outstanding felony drug posession warrant in the state of californis from 2001. How can I clear this?

    i am a recovering drug addict and have been clean now for many years. I have two beautiful children, married, work, go to college, and attend church. I have completely changed my life around. I found out I have an outstanding warrant from 2001....

    Diane’s Answer

    Depending on the court it is possible to have a laywer appear on your behalf to have the warrant recalled. If the charges are drug related, your subsequent recovery and productive lifestyle along with your famiily situation will go a long way to reducing any penalty you may face. You don't want to ignore this for many reasons.

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  • I have a warrant for my arrest for a worthless check. I have already paid for this check to the merchant. What can I do?

    I just found out about this matter and I have already paid the merchant. I have a receipt for this and a copy of the original money order. What are my options?

    Diane’s Answer

    You need to go to court to have the warrant recalled. When you see the judge you can show your receipt but it will up to the DA to decide whether or not they are going to dismiss the charges.

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  • Do the feds always pick cocaine and gun charges

    im being charge with p/w/i/s/d cocaine poss of a stolen fire arm poss with marij what kind of time am i looking at. 1st cocaine offense and not been in trouble in over ten years

    Diane’s Answer

    It depends upon the amount of cocaine and what your criminal history consists of even though it was over ten years ago. There are mandatory mimimums in federal drug cases which depend upon the amount of substance and the gun charge can add signficant time to the sentence.

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  • Do the feds always pick cocaine and gun charges

    im being charge with p/w/i/s/d cocaine poss of a stolen fire arm poss with marij what kind of time am i looking at. 1st cocaine offense and not been in trouble in over ten years

    Diane’s Answer

    It depends upon the amount of cocaine and what your criminal history consists of even though it was over ten years ago. There are mandatory mimimums in federal drug cases which depend upon the amount of substance and the gun charge can add signficant time to the sentence.

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  • Do the feds always pick cocaine and gun charges

    im being charge with p/w/i/s/d cocaine poss of a stolen fire arm poss with marij what kind of time am i looking at. 1st cocaine offense and not been in trouble in over ten years

    Diane’s Answer

    It depends upon the amount of cocaine and what your criminal history consists of even though it was over ten years ago. There are mandatory mimimums in federal drug cases which depend upon the amount of substance and the gun charge can add signficant time to the sentence.

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  • Providing alcohol to a minor

    i provided alcohol to a minor and this was my first offense and i have a clean record, how should i go about this?

    Diane’s Answer

    Since you have not prior record you will probably receive a fine or community service. You should hire a lawyer to assist you.

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  • Theft

    could i go earlier than my court date

    Diane’s Answer

    Call the District Attorney's office and ask if the case has been filed yet. If it has, arrive at the clerk's office before 8:30 a.m. and ask if you can have it advanced. You can also look at the court website to see if the case has been filed.

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  • How long the jail time him yuo miss your court date

    have a court tomorrow and I got warrants becuse I miss my hearing last week.what gonna hapen am gonna be arrested?

    Diane’s Answer

    It depends on why you missed court and which judge you're in front of. But I agree. You should definately have a lawyer with you.

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  • I want to no if on a application i have to say i been convicted for petit theft when i pled no contest or should i not say it

    i pled no contest but on applications i put no because it doesnt say no contest just pled guilty and convicted

    Diane’s Answer

    A no contest plea still results in a conviction so technically you would have to say yes.

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