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Benjamin Adam Arsenian

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  • My husband has been sentenced 180 days. how muchlonger will he be in LAvounty jail.?

    he was charged with felony due to petty deft with a prior. he had been in jail beforefor having brass knockes in his car around 7 yrs ago. he got sentenced 180 days and has been working as a trustee since he started serving his time. he has been t...

    Benjamin’s Answer

    180 days at 1/2 time = 90 actual minus 32 days credit for time served = 58 days remaining assuming he doesn't get an early release.

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  • Gf has bench warrant for grand theft out of orange county, ca for ftp restitution. What is she facing by going to court?

    This case was from 2009 and she failed to pay $800 for restitution and didnt complete 30 days of i think was cal trans instead of going to jail and got 3 years informal probation. Had no priors or anything. But what will she be looking at (worse c...

    Benjamin’s Answer

    If she is still on informal (summary) probation, the most jail time she could do would be 365 days minus whatever credits she still has. On a finding of a violation of probation for failing to complete custody time, the court will likely increase her jail time and place her on a new payment plan to pay restitution.

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  • I have a fix it ticket i didn't pay because the court was 50 miles away from home.

    I got a fix-it ticket in West Covina, Ca. I went and got my ticket sign off, i had my parents debit card on hand. no cash available on hand at the time. I was unable to pay the correct fee of 25$. Because of the name difference of my father. They ...

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    You need to see the judge and workout a deal with him/her. Tell the judge or your attorney everything that happened. If you wait too long a civil assessment and/or collection agency might get involved. After you resolve your case, make sure the court sends an abstract of judgment to the DMV to remove the hold on your license.

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  • My boyfriend is being charged with 212.5a and now 9 months later the prosecutor wants to charge him with 459. can they?

    His attorney said that he will not be convicted because of the time lapse, but i could not find anything in the law regarding it. at pre trial the victims stated that nobody took anything from them.

    Benjamin’s Answer

    There is not enough information to answer the question. Did he already enter a plea and now the DA is attempted to charge him with another offense arising out of the same set of facts? Or is your boyfriend's attorney and the DA agreeing to an alternate charge for purposes of a plea bargain deal?

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  • How can i get a lawyer to help with my law suet

    my father in law is in riverside county jail and was dropped by police officers and neglected to get help then the police officers picked him up then threw him and dropped him in his cell now he suffer from chronic back and nerve pain do to that h...

    Benjamin’s Answer

    He has filed a claim with the government claims board and it was denied? This must be done prior to filing a lawsuit if you intend to sue the county. I believe the statute of limitations is 6 months and a day. Contact a personal injury attorney ASAP.

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  • Registering 11590 H&S code

    I served 160 days on a 240 day sentence and was placed on probation for 3 years. The 3 years has passed, I've paid all my fines/restitution, and I looked back at my sentencing and the only thing I haven't done is register 11590 H&S code. On my sen...

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    Agreed. When probation is terminated, the court loses jurisdiction over you. You cannot be violated.

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  • SHOPLIFTING

    I was caught with a $2000 bag in an store in Beverly Hills. I didn't have the intention to take it. But according to my lawyer the tape is an evidence against me. Should I go to trial and tell my story even the tape show something different?

    Benjamin’s Answer

    At trial, the jury will likely view the video tape as the best evidence in rendering a verdict. If you believe you can reasonably justify your actions on the tape and you don't feel comfortable with the plea bargain, then your only remedy is a jury trial. d

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  • Second DWI indictment...the DA said he will hold of indicting my case ?

    I’m somewhat confused about what my lawyer told me. My lawyer said that the DA is new and currently wants to charge my case as a felony DWI—since this is second offense (was parked at a gas pump this time and cop never witness my driving). The DA ...

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    It sounds like the DA wants to see a transcript of the DMV hearing where the officer is likely to testify regarding a driving issue pertaining to your DUI criminal case? Your case has just began. It's too early to assume the DA won't be willing to negotiate your case - and yes, there is always the possibility of a good outcome. Patience.

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  • I was cited for PC 488 Petty Theftt. What should i expect in terms of penalty and hearing? what steps leading to court?

    The incident occurred in San Bruno, California, which is in San Mateo County. I received my citation with an order to appear from the Officer who had written it. That Item I admitting to stealing was valued at $10

    Benjamin’s Answer

    It really depends on your record. Assuming you do not have any theft priors and it's a simple petty theft, not a robbery or burglary, an infraction is a likely disposition given the amount of loss. Often, DAs and/or courts will reduce and/or dismiss if you're willing to pay the civil demand amount. I would not pay it prior to working out an agreement.

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