I was in a Target store one Saturday this month and I had placed a few items in my messenger bag. As I was walking around the store a sheriff stopped me and asked what was in my bag. I showed him. He asked if I planned on paying for these items an...
You are going to have to wait and see if you get criminally charged. This will probably happen since the police were involved, but often the stores won't push the issue since it costs them money to have an employee go to court to testify. If you are charged, you should hire an attorney to represent you. If you receive a demand letter from target asking for money, ignore it. They aren't going to sue you, and paying them won't help your criminal case at all.See question
They took $1000 from my Credit card and forced me into a $3000 loan.Now I am obligated for payments on two loans and am in debt due to fraudulent business activities. A broken promise of earning money to provide for my children and now I am in deb...
You need to give someone WAY more information before they can tell you anything useful about his the law applies. Your situation is too complex for a quick internet answer. I suggest you call a few, and then go see a few civil practice lawyers who give free consultations.See question
I was an international student in LA and plead guilty for 288.4(b) which was an entrapment against my free will and with the brainstorming of the Public Defender, i dint see the police reports or the complaint, evidence etc before i plead guilty....
A person may only withdraw a plea when the plea was involuntary because the defendant was told something important that wasn't true, or wasn't told something important that they needed to know. If you tell the judge only that you felt rushed and pressured by the advice of your free attorney, you will lose. If you want any hope at all of winning a motion to withdraw a plea you need a lawyer to make it.
NOTE: For anyone else out there, THIS is why you should hire an attorney BEFORE you go to court.
My husband hit me 3 months ago but the case mistrial 'cause jury hung, the DA just dismiss the case. I want to do whatever it takes to get justice because it hurts me physically and mentally. What type of lawyer can help advocate with DA to try ...
Mr. Marshall is correct. No decent lawyer will "advocate with the DA" like a lobbyist. You do, however, have civil options, including filing a restraining order or suing for damages.See question
it was over 10 year ago.I also owe $3000 in fine.
Pay the fine. Judges almost never grant expungements unless all fines and fees are paid. I would also suggest letters of good character, and a personal letter saying what your plan to to do with your life and why you want an expungement. Good luck.See question
Hello, I have always heard it is not wise to speak to the police under any circumstances without a lawyer present. I am therefore curious what would be the risk to myself if I reported a vehicle stolen or unauthorized use of that vehicle. What sor...
There is obviously information you aren't giving us. Why are you afraid to make a police report as a victim?See question
to a lawyer and jury trial ? There was no arrest or Miranda rights given. There was only a citation to appear in court.
The right to have a lawyer appointed (if you cannot afford one) applies to all misdemeanors and felonies. It does not apply to infractions. Infractions are violations of law for which you cannot be put in jail. I believe what you were cited for is a violation of the San Francisco Municipal Code 97. It is, indeed, a misdemeanor, carrying a possible 6 month jail term.See question
or lowered to lesser charge
There are a couple of options. A prop 47 petition will probable get you a reduction tons misdemeanor. A 1203.4 may get you a limited California Expungement.See question
I was arrested while still eating after some friends said they would pay for me. and was given 10 seconds to try to call someone to come bring money to pay by police. I would like a consultation and hire someone to defend me, but I'm very cautio...
You must intend to commit the crime to be guilty.See question
I live about 2hours away from where I was arrested and need a lawyer to appear for me.
We aren't allowed to solicit in the question and answer section of the website. Look at the lawyer listing section of the website. Good luck.See question