Tracy Catherine Miller’s Answers

Tracy Catherine Miller

Newport Beach Domestic Violence Lawyer.

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  1. Do I need a lawyer?

    Answered almost 3 years ago.

    1. Elliot Rahmim Zarabi
    2. David Jon Pullman
    3. Tracy Catherine Miller
    4. David Lawrence Ganz
    5. Wesley Kent Hill
    5 lawyer answers

    It sounds like you may have some legal defenses to assert, but I would need to know more details to advise concerning those issues. Note however that since you were given a ticket to appear in court does not necessarily mean criminal charges have actually been filed against you. Since Loss prevention agents and/or police officers are not lawyers, they have no power to actually file criminal charges against you - that is the job of the filing agency (e.g., District Attorney's Office or City...

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  2. I am on a deffered judgement for a domestic violence case which will be dismissed in 06/12. Will I need expungement as well?

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Tracy Catherine Miller
    1 lawyer answer

    If it truly is a deferred entry judgment (DEJ) case (meaning you have NOT been sentenced), then once you comply with all terms of your bargain with the court/District Attorney's Office then, yes, your matter should be dismissed and your record should reflect the same. Note however that the arrest will remain on your record and if an employer runs your information through certain databases it may be found. In addition the disposition concerning the DEJ may appear depending upon the terms of your...

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  3. Can my boyfriend and I still see each other with a peaceful contact restraining order?

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Michael Rutledge Norton
    2. Adam Laurence Pearlman
    3. Tracy Catherine Miller
    3 lawyer answers

    If the language of the order specifically allows for "peaceful contact" then, yes, you may be around one another and/or reside together; however, for your boyfriend to avoid further criminal charges all contact he has with you must remain just as the order says...peaceful. Any acrimony, harassment or arguing he engages into with you can cause him to possibly violate the order which may also result in new charges filed against him.

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