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Maltaise E Cini

Maltaise Cini’s Answers

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  • Bench warrant

    A background report I received showed a felony and bench warrant out for my arrest because of failure to appear in court. I called and they sent the letter to a 5 year old address so I never received it. They told me I need to go to court to expla...

    Maltaise’s Answer

    I would be very surprised if a DA came to your home. They were probably DA investigators. You need to go to court and get the warrant recalled. You have not indicated what the warrant is for. You should consider consulting with an attorney and going to the court with an attorney. Many times the attorney can explain your story much better than you can-regarding the old address. You could be taken into custody. It is relevant that the letter was sent to the wrong address, however they now know where you live and you do not want them sending the police to your home to arrest you on the warrant.

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  • My boyfriend is in jail for domestic violence he has 4 charges, at arraignment I talked the D.A and asked if there was

    any help available to us because I did not plan to leave him. prior to the last incident we talked about his behavior and he said he knew I did not deserve the way he treated me and apologized for hurting me but he didn't know why he reacts the...

    Maltaise’s Answer

    Given that you have been served with a subpoena you must appear in court. A failure to appear in court will result in a warrant being issued for your arrest. You can be forced to appear in court you cannot be forced to testify. You should consult with an attorney.

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  • Do probation officers have the power to make a probationer register as a sex offender?

    My fiancé agreed to a plea deal of a charge of oral copulation with a minor and received a 6 month jail sentence and one of his terms was he would not have to register as a sex offender, he was also given 3 years probation. Shortly After being rel...

    Maltaise’s Answer

    The short answer is probably yes if it is a reasonable condition of probation and related to the offense. Your financé should be speaking with his attorney regarding this. The attorney can also set a hearing regarding this term of probation.

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  • How do I drop a restraining order?

    Hello my name is Laura, and I would like to know how do I drop a restraining order?

    Maltaise’s Answer

    Is the restraining order in existence? Or did you file a petition to have a restraining order issued and it has not yet been heard? Did the DA request the restraining order?

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  • I won't finish my community service by 5 days...how bad will my punishment be?

    My probation of 3 years is up next week. I was given 45 days of community service. I completed 40 with a second extension. There was a mix up on the numbers I thought I had completed. Now I am really worried on what the judge will tell me? Could ...

    Maltaise’s Answer

    This depends on a number of factors. Why did you not complete it last time? Why did you not complete it this time. The possibility of jail is always a consideration. Given that you did complete the majority of the time it is doubtful that you will be sentenced to jail. The court may hang jail time over your head giving you time to complete the balance.

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  • Can someone who has been separated from their partner for more than half a year file domestic violence charges

    Couple has been living apart. Mother has custody of child and will be moving in with new partner. She has decided to file for domestic violence and a restraining order.

    Maltaise’s Answer

    If you are asking if she could file criminal charges-yes-the statute of limitations has not expired. Even for a DV restraining order she could go to court and file a petition. You are going to need an attorney to represent you. DV and restraining orders have the potential of having some very serious consequences.

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  • Does PC 182(A)(1) Felony qualify for prop 47?

    Convicted of conspiracy to transport/sell controlled substance PC 182(a)(1). This happened 18 years ago.

    Maltaise’s Answer

    No, Prop. 47 does not apply to sales/transportation/possession for sales cases. It only applies to straight possession cases.

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  • Misdemeanor

    If you have a misdemeanor on a weapon charge (gun) which was register to you, can you get a gaurdcard?

    Maltaise’s Answer

    You need to speak with the Board that licenses guards. Both of the prior attorneys gave you good advice. Criminal attorneys do not generally get involved with agencies that issue the license.

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  • What should I expect?

    Got pulled over by Border Patrol for driving a Honda, I was told because it was a popular car to steal. They searched my car and found remanence of cocaine and parifinalia. They called sheriff's and I was arrested. Posted bail then a big earthquak...

    Maltaise’s Answer

    What will happen defends on whether you are appearing in Federal or State court.

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  • I was convicted of a felon with a gun can I get house arrest?

    it was not my gun I didn't even have an awareness of it but now im incarcerated and was hoping to get on house arrest haven't been in any trouble previous to 10 years before

    Maltaise’s Answer

    More than likely not. House arrest must be approved by probation. It is typically reserved for offenses that do not involve drugs or violence. Speak with your attorney.

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