I am 20 years old I have just gotten a dui January 17th. My violation code is Vc 23152 (A) (B) I hit parked cars and nobody was hurt or in the vehicles. i drove my mothers car unauthorized but she does not want to press charges
Yes. In the state of California it is not up to the victim whether or not to press charges. That decision is made by a prosecutor who works for the government. That being said, if the victim doesn't want to be cooperative they can cause some problems for the prosecution. On the other hand the prosecution can have a victim arrested if they fail to appear after being subpoenad or lie under oath.See question
My friend and I were stopped by sheriff's. My friend was taken into custody because he had a felony warrant from a case he was released on O.R. but never went back to court. when they took him in he had a very small amount of controlled substance ...
There are multiple sentencing factors that I would need to know. 1. What is the felony warrant for? 2. What is the controlled substance? 3. What do you consider a small amount? 4. Is your friend on parole or probation? 5. Does your friend have prior convictions?See question
Was arrested for a theft crime and cops took money from my person and debit cards as evidence? Will I ever get these items back? Does it matter if I am convicted or not? How does this work? If I am allowed my property back, when would I get it back?
Assuming that the evidence is not stolen or contraband it can be retrieved, regardless of the conviction or acquittal, when the case ends.See question
My dad and stepmother were charged for conspiracy of stolen goods in 1999 and had left the country before sentencing. There were a few others involved and were fighting the case when they left. I went through pacer and noticed the case was permana...
If you can afford a federal attorney that is, of course, ideal. Assuming you can't, I notice one very important thing here that you need to understand. The DISTRICT ATTORNEY'S OFFICE only handles state level prosecutions. The fact that they are not charging someone does not mean they are not being charged by the ATTORNEY GENERAL'S OFFICE, which handles federal prosecutions. These are different agencies operating in different court systems. Find your local federal court and make the same inquires you have already made at the state level.See question
I have been followed/harassed by a what seems to be a large group of people in seperate vehicles, I was thinking that they may have been people to repossess my vehicle. However they have never approached me and asked me about it or let me know ...
I'm going to start with the fact that what you say sounds paranoid. That doesn't mean it isn't true and correct, but thats what I hear, and that is what the police are likely to hear. Either follow the very good suggestion above and get a home mounted video camera, or get at least two other people to verify what you see before contacting the police and making a report.
Given your probation status I would strongly advise against confronting anyone unless it is clearly in self defense.
My wife's divorce attorney basically lied to the court regarding a missed restraining order hearing. She then filed a LQ motion to be heard w/o informing me. I was lucky that I discovered this motion. She failed to serve me documents with the int...
You are right, this is a malpractice question. unfortunarely that type of question is too complex to answer over text message.See question
My son and his friend (both in high school) went to a local shopping mall and walked around wearing ski masks as a prank. They told me a bunch of security guards approached them and demanded that they take the masks off. They explained to the se...
I'm going to break with the group here. The security guards did not act appropriately here. They could reasonably eject someone from the mall, but they had no cause to detain them. Others have posted the appropriate law, but so far no one has pointed out that there is a requirement of intent to break the law WHILE disguised for the crime to be committed. Can you sue? Maybe, but I don't see anything but the most trivial damages being awarded.See question
disclosing in a police report that a gun was drawn
--------------- no ---------------.See question