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Zachary James Mccready

Fullerton Criminal Defense Attorney.

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  1. I got caught shoplifting in Sephora in San Francisco, I was't taken to jail. would it show up when people do background check?

    Answered 11 months ago.

    1. Benjamin Alika Okin
    2. Greg Thomas Hill
    3. Michael Stewart Phillips
    4. Philip Courtland Greenberg
    5. Sean A Nicholson
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    8 lawyer answers

    It will not show up on your criminal record (also known as a "rap sheet") because you were not arrested.

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  2. I got a ticket for driving in the carpool lane. There were circumstances that caused me to drive in that lane. Do I have a case?

    Answered about 2 years ago.

    1. Andrew Stephen Roberts
    2. Zachary James Mccready
    2 lawyer answers

    You do have a case. You must present evidence to the court that the reason that you violated the 2-occupant minimum in the carpool lane was that there was a life-and-death necessity that required that you immediately get to the hospital where you work. If you bring some corroboration in the form of a signed declaration from the individual who paged you, you will increase your chances of winning. It would not be a bad idea to hire an attorney who does traffic tickets to handle this case for you....

  3. Charged with 11378 HS and 11379(a) HS. How much time will I get, and can I get a program instead?

    Answered about 2 years ago.

    1. Joseph Briscoe Dane
    2. Maltaise E Cini
    3. Jennifer Diem-Trang Le
    4. Zachary James Mccready
    4 lawyer answers

    The police must have a legal reason to search you if they don't have a search warrant. If you didn't consent to the search, it is possible that the police found the drugs after conducting an illegal search, in which case you can beat the charges against you just by having your lawyer file a motion to suppress. Also, for you to be convicted of 11378 or 11379(a), the prosecutor must show that you had knowledge that the drugs were in YOUR possession. Knowledge that the drugs were in someone...