Michael Douglas Shafer’s Answers

Michael Douglas Shafer

Norco Criminal Defense Attorney.

Contributor Level 20
  1. My son was found guilty of 1st degree murder and not manslaughter. His lawyer told him to take the stand. Can We appeal?

    Answered almost 2 years ago.

    1. Tai Christopher Bogan
    2. Michael Douglas Shafer
    3. Joshua Sachs
    4. Jonathan H Levy
    5. Michael Lawrence Doyle
    6. ···
    7 lawyer answers

    Always a chance upon appeal. Collect as much documentation that you can and confer with counsel.

    Selected as best answer

  2. What does "does 1 to 25" mean?

    Answered over 1 year ago.

    1. Michael Douglas Shafer
    2. Malosack Berjis
    3. Patrick John Phillips
    4. Steven Mark Sweat
    5. S. David Rosenthal Esquire
    6. ···
    9 lawyer answers

    Consider them to be blanks saved for the addition of other defendants to be named later as a result of the discovery process.

    16 lawyers agreed with this answer

  3. MY B.F TOOK MY CAR. I CALLED THE COPS. HE'S CHARGED W GRAND THEFT AUTO. CAN I DROP THE CHARGES?

    Answered almost 2 years ago.

    1. Jeffrey George Moore
    2. Douglas Holbrook
    3. Michael Douglas Shafer
    4. William Monroe Cheney
    5. Brian K Wanerman
    6. ···
    7 lawyer answers

    No, you cannot. The die were cast when he took the car and you called the police. It is entirely up to the DA now.

    14 lawyers agreed with this answer

    1 person marked this answer as helpful

  4. Do I have a case of infliction of e distress over loss of my mom's body by the hosp. and conservator for two weeks?

    Answered over 1 year ago.

    1. Lowell Hale Steiger
    2. Michael Douglas Shafer
    3. Malosack Berjis
    4. Robert Bruce Kopelson
    5. Christian K. Lassen II
    6. ···
    9 lawyer answers

    You may, for mishandling of a corpse. Talk to a civil attorney. I am sorry.

    14 lawyers agreed with this answer

  5. Can a verdict or criminal evidence from a civil trial effect or be used as evidence in a criminal trial relating to that issue?

    Answered about 1 year ago.

    1. Dean George Tsourakis
    2. Sholeh Iravantchi
    3. Greg Thomas Hill
    4. Michael Douglas Shafer
    5. Brian K Wanerman
    5 lawyer answers

    Evidence, yes. Outcome, no.

    13 lawyers agreed with this answer

  6. Can Uncontested Divorce Judgement be successfully appealed.

    Answered about 1 year ago.

    1. Gregory Paul Benton
    2. Herb Fox
    3. Michael Douglas Shafer
    4. James Louis Miller
    5. Joseph Torri
    6. ···
    7 lawyer answers

    On your facts, I see no basis for "appeal". A modification of a stipulated judgment is also dubious without changed circumstances.

    12 lawyers agreed with this answer

  7. My 9 yr old daughter was struck by a car while riding her bike. She tried to avoid the car but it was going to fast.

    Answered over 1 year ago.

    1. Adrienne Patricia Allen
    2. Kevin Samuel Sullivan
    3. Malosack Berjis
    4. Michael Douglas Shafer
    5. Paul J Molinaro
    6. ···
    12 lawyer answers

    Contact a couple good PI attorneys in the Corona/Norco area. You do not want your child getting the short end of the stick. Take photos of injury/bicycle/area of accident asap.

    12 lawyers agreed with this answer

  8. Should I just plead guilty or go on trial?

    Answered over 1 year ago.

    1. Ross Carlton Meltzer
    2. Frank Mascagni III
    3. David Matthew Piper
    4. Elliot Rahmim Zarabi
    5. Scott Dale Mitchell
    6. ···
    8 lawyer answers

    Do not plead guilty. Seek counsel and defend yourself.

    12 lawyers agreed with this answer

  9. I stepped on a nail at home depot last week.nail went through my shoe into my foot not deep but had to limb out n tried to pull

    Answered 12 months ago.

    1. Alan Ray Barnes
    2. Michael Douglas Shafer
    3. Michael David Myers
    4. Robert Bruce Kopelson
    5. Daniel Nelson Deasy
    6. ···
    11 lawyer answers

    Contact counsel in the IE and discuss it. Take care of your foot and try to document or at least keep track of lost earnings. An attorney you feel comfortable with will take care of your concerns. Short answer is that it sounds like you have a viable lawsuit.

    11 lawyers agreed with this answer

  10. If i signed a 3 year lid, in a previous case what does that mean? do i do three years time in my new case?

    Answered 12 months ago.

    1. Matthew Murillo
    2. Andrew Michael Limberg
    3. Greg Thomas Hill
    4. Michael Douglas Shafer
    5. Sean Fitzpatric Leslie
    6. ···
    8 lawyer answers

    Sorry, am missing the question.

    11 lawyers agreed with this answer