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John M. Kaman

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  • Probation two statea

    On probation two states, want to stay in the one state. Other state put out warrant. What should I do?

    John’s Answer

    You should clear up the warrant then request that the state in which you do not live transfer your probation to your home state. All this would be much easier with a lawyer.

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  • [REPOST] What is a pre-sentence investigation? How much time of a 3-6 year plead to burglary 3rd. will someone have to do?

    My brother accepted a plea for burglary 3d. His attorney stated there would be a presentence investigation. What does this mean? Is his minimum time 85% of 3 years? And would shock be available to him?

    John’s Answer

    This article on shock treatment or boot camp may answer some of your questions: https://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles/shockny.pdf.

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  • What should my next move be?

    08/21/2015 Status Check (8:00 AM) (Judicial Officer Sullivan, Diana L.) Surety Bond Result: Matter Heard 08/21/2015 Motion to Continue - Defense (Judicial Officer: Sullivan, Diana L. ) G...

    John’s Answer

    Thanks for the entire docket sheet. It appears whatever charges filed against you were dismissed. Your next move? Go home.

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  • How can you find out where a person will spend. Time in prison location

    Son was sentenced for 2 years in prison 1 day ago how can I find out what prison

    John’s Answer

    If he was sentenced yesterday he is probably still in the LA County jail. It takes a few weeks for corrections to pick them up and transfer them to a reception center. It is my understanding that once there he will have no outside contacts until the classification process is complete. Even his lawyer doesn't know where he will end up.

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  • MY FRIEND IS A SEX OFFENDER , CONVICTED , DID HIS TIME, , HE MET A PHILIPINA ON LINE AND WANTS TO MOVE TO HER COUNTRY, CAN HE?

    HE IS IN CALIFORNIA. ALMOST OFF PAROLE. CAN HE GET A PASSPORT AND STAY ,OR VISIT ONLY, OR NEITHER.

    John’s Answer

    We see similar questions frequently. My research indicates that a passport is simply a piece of identity and getting one does not implicate a criminal records check. Whether he can visit or move to another country depends on that country's immigration policies. Many countries require a criminal records check for immigrants seeking legal status. I know you only asked about a visit but this can cause problems too.

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  • Charged with a 36 CFR 2.35(c)

    Hi, While I was out hiking at Joshua Tree National Park I got charged for being under the influence of a controlled substance. Since I was charged at a federal level, what are my options here? Is this going to be something where I show up to th...

    John’s Answer

    This is not a speeding ticket question although I bet you wish it was. This regulation prohibits anyone from being so intoxicated that they may be a danger to themselves or others. As it's a federal court case, I suggest you lawyer up.

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  • Where in the N.C State Statute/General Assembly can I find, that a convicted felon can own & hunt with a crossbow?

    Can a convicted felon own,hunt w/bow & arrow & crossbow in the state of N.C.

    John’s Answer

    There is probably no statute that lists what you can have. That is indeed subject to your imagination. What you can find are statutes that say what you can't have. Federal law prevails over state law and federal prohibits your possession or ownership of a firearm. See 18 USC 922g. Is it possible that NC has some law that would keep you from using crossbow? Only way to know is to consult a NC lawyer.

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  • I was on probation in one state,.left to clear up another case in another state. Now on probation in another state.

    So who has the rights on me ?

    John’s Answer

    Both states.......................................................................................................................................................................................

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  • Why is it that any of you lawyers/attorneys have ignored, not answered, cant answer, or are not willing to answer my last

    question that I have asked two times? Saying nothing says a lot!

    John’s Answer

    What was your question? Sometimes questions get overlooked; sometimes questions that are nearly impossible to answer in a paragraph get ignored. Re-ask your question.

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