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Benjamin Adam Arsenian

Benjamin Arsenian’s Answers

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  • What is the difference between an arrest and a detention by LASD?

    I was arrested, booked and bailed out. A few days later, I received a "Cerificate of Release/Clearance Letter" 849.5pc.

    Benjamin’s Answer

    Also, arrests are likely to appear on your record and "detentions" are not.

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  • About a registered sex offender...

    I recently learned that someone I know was convicted of a sex crime 17 years ago, and this person petitioned the court in 2010 to, perhaps, prove rehabilitation and receive a pardon. This person is still listed as a sex offender and is petitio...

    Benjamin’s Answer

    It's hard to answer without more details, but my guess is that he is petition the court to be removed from the website via a certificate of rehabilitation.

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  • I got sentenced for 60 days in jail for commercial burglary. How much is my bail?

    I stole a credit card and spend 1500 on it in multiple retail stores.

    Benjamin’s Answer

    You cannot bail out on a jail sentence.

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  • Does a DWI in Texas show up in my california driving record? Also will it show up in a criminal backround check?

    I got a DWI in Texas in 2010 and i been trying to get a job but im thinking that DWI is hindering my chances of getting employed, can anybody help me please!

    Benjamin’s Answer

    It might but it might not. Rap sheets and DMV printouts are often incomplete or just plain wrong. Request your DMV print out and rap sheet and see what shows up.

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  • What do i do?

    i got a citation for petty theft and got put on citizens arrest and i have court tomorrow but i cant have this on my record because i want to become an EMT and need a clean background is this going to affect it

    Benjamin’s Answer

    If you can't have it on your record, then you need to fight it.

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  • I got sentenced 60 days in Monterey County Jail for commercial burglary, how much actual time will I be serving?

    I stole a credit card and used it in multiple retail stores, spend a little over $1500.

    Benjamin’s Answer

    Depending on the violation date, but assuming 1/2 time, 30 days or less on an early kick.

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  • Can my fiance get a felony lowered to a misdemeanor if he didnt commit a crime?

    My fiance is being a accused for armed robbery. The victim filled a police report stating that my fiance held a knife to the guy and took his phone and wallet. My fiance did take the phone but not the wallet nor did he have a knife. The only reaso...

    Benjamin’s Answer

    He really needs an attorney.

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  • Is it true that the "light enforced" tickets don't have to be paid, and they will not affect your driving record?

    about 2 moths ago I got a ticket on the intersection of santa monica la brea in the city of West Hollywood and after superfluous research online I came across many articles that state how futile these tickets are… I am just wondering how true it i...

    Benjamin’s Answer

    Some courts in LA have stopped attempting to collect on the violation.

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  • I have a 14601(a)vc violation, I've received my license since. What happens when I go to court?

    I was initially pulled over for a brake light that was not out in Hermosa Beach while leaving work to drop off my manager at 4:30am...

    Benjamin’s Answer

    I agree with my colleges above. There are a plethora of ways to reduce or dismiss a charge of driving on a suspended license with knowledge of the suspension. Hire an attorney.

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  • How many days do you have to reinstate for work release program?

    i didnt show up for work release today and i was wondering how many days can you wait before you have to go back to reinstate at glen helen rehabilitation center work release program.

    Benjamin’s Answer

    If you're at the Victorville court, I am assuming you were required to show up at Glen Helen on a Friday. Your failure to appear can be considered to be a violation. You need to handle this immediately.

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