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Michael Douglas Shafer

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  • What is a "Pre Trial Petition for Revocation of Parole"?

    What occurs at a "Pre Trial Petition for Revocation of Parole"? The arraignment seems straight forward and the final hearing is self-explanatory but I don't know what occurs at a the pre-trial?

    Michael’s Answer

    It is generally a court date to "clean house" before the trial.

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  • How can I get my daughter to repay me for all the money she took from my IRA, bank accounts and real estate under a pwr of atty?

    I verbally told her she could use the money for her family but to pay it back. She hardly pays a $100 month during last 6 years. She cashed about $90K. She is gainfully employed and recently she, her husband and mother all collected insurance mone...

    Michael’s Answer

    Nice. Contact the police and get that power of attorney revoked.

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  • Jury's fees in federal court?

    I know in California the parties in a civil case have to pay for jury's fees. However when I tried to find out what is needed in federal court all I found was one article stating that Jury fees are not charged to a party in federal court. Is this ...

    Michael’s Answer

    No jury fees in a criminal trial matter. Perhaps you have the two confused.

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  • I'm 16 years old and my boyfriend is 21, is it possible for him not to go to jail? If so how is it possible?

    I'm 16 and my boyfriends 21, by the time i have the baby I'm going to be 17. I want to know if there is anyway of him not going to jail and if so how can we make it so that he doesn't.

    Michael’s Answer

    Have him contact and sit down with counsel. I assume someone has complained. If so, he needs a good attorney.

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  • I put money up for my sons bail . i made very clear that i couldnt make the payments and that they ( he and my daughter would)

    now there coming after me . what laws protect or pertain to this issue . my son is back in jail on a different issue

    Michael’s Answer

    Whatever document you signed will dictate the terms of the agreement.

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  • I got a ticket (misdemeanor) for urinating in public, I'm 17 what do I do??

    It happened in the city of pomona. I was in front of a tree, by a parking lot and surrounded by parked cars. There was no one there. The officer drove by, passed me, stopped and reversed. By the time he got out of his vehicle I was facing him with...

    Michael’s Answer

    Quit such in public and seek counsel. It is in all likelihood a juvenile matter.

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  • What are the chances of a person being convicted if charged with PC 422(A), PC 667(A)(1) PC 1170,12 (A)(D) PC 667.5(B) PC 1170H3

    The person being charged is a registered sex offender and has a record

    Michael’s Answer

    Without knowing the specifics, any attempt at foretelling the outcome would be foolhardy. Sit down with counsel.

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