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Donald Gray Drewry

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  • My bf's release date was today and about 4 days ago a WISHOLD was put up with a 35,000 bail how long until he gets a court date?

    His WISHOLD is for paraphernalia and I have read the WISHOLD usually lasts 48hrs until it is either dropped or replaced with a case number. its been more than 48hrs and nothing has changed basically he is sitting like a duck and waiting

    Donald’s Answer

    If your boyfriend was held on a weekend, it will take a little longer as the courts are not open on Saturday or Sunday. If he is in custody, and did not hire a lawyer, the public defender will be making motions for him, and he should be demanding to see the public defender immediately.

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  • Should i be on diversion?

    i have been on diversion for almost 6 months and i am supposed to get off december 2014. what i dont understand is why i was put on it in the first place because all i did was steal 2 wifi routers from my parents, i came home later that day and wh...

    Donald’s Answer

    Yes, you should be on diversion, and you are lucky that is what you are on. It appears that your attorney did a good job for you. You admit stealing and from your parents. You obviously worked out a deal, and it sounds like a good one.

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  • Does a notarized affidavit under oath need to be accompanied by the words "I certify under penalty of perjury . . " to be valid?

    The signed affidavit did not include the statement, "I certify (or declare) under penalty of perjury, under the laws of the State of California, that the foregoing is true and correct." The individual signing was not aware they were signing an af...

    Donald’s Answer

    Who drafted the statement or declaration? What is it being used for? Is this a loan? IF it is for a loan, then the phrase you are asking about is not usually found in that type of document between individuals. You need to be more specific with your questions.

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  • In 1974 my brother was convicted of a reckless driving so, in October 2013 my brother appear in front of a California state

    judge requesting a expungement for this conviction. However, the judge denied request because he had a 2013 DUI conviction was expunged. How would this impact a judgement.

    Donald’s Answer

    You just asked this question, and have answers. Asking it over and over does not change the the facts or answers. The expungement is generally not given while someone is on probation, but the 1974 case is so old, the judge should have given it to him, but there must be something else not presented here, why is it your brother is not explaining all of this so nothing is missing?

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  • In 1974 my brother was convicted of a reckless driving so, in October 2013 my brother appear in front of a California state judg

    in 1974 my brother was convicted of a reckless driving so, in October 2013 my brother appear in front of a California state judge to request an expungement. However, judge denied the request because of a 2012 DUI conviction which was expunged.

    Donald’s Answer

    The expungement is generally not given while someone is on probation, but the 1974 case is so old, the judge should have given it to him, but there must be something else not presented here, why is it your brother is not explaining all of this so nothing is missing? He should see a lawyer in your area for assistance.

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  • When will my boyfriend get Extradited back to Florida... (Fugitive Warrant Attempted Murder)

    I contacted the County Court in Florida , they told me that San Diego hasn't even contacted them to say the warrant has been served. Its been 3 weeks . He has been to 2 courts date here in San Diego for Extradition and he waived his right for 30 ...

    Donald’s Answer

    IF he is in custody here, he must have a lawyer, probably the Public Defender, and a 30 day statute to be extradited unless it was waived. There is something else going on here that you have not posted. He should contact his lawyer to find out why he has not been released or sent to Florida.

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  • Would it be charge extra fees if i only agree to pay the public defender? if an attorney comes up without me agreeing to pay?

    i went to court and i said i was guilty since i wasnt the one who stoled the items. i signed a paper agreeing to pay the fees for a public defender. would there be any other charges? i could only afford the public defender i dont want to get charg...

    Donald’s Answer

    If you use the public defender and are capable of paying their fees, the court can and does require you to pay the fees. I don't understand why you plead guilty for something you did not do. When you did that, you acquired all the costs the court gives you.

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  • What do I do if I think I am being electronically stalked?

    My former husband (divorced for 5 years) tells me information about my current financial transactions. In the past he has installed software on my computer so that he can intercept my email (I believe that is over now but am not sure). He also i...

    Donald’s Answer

    Why are you still communicating with him? Stop the communications, and either get a new computer, change passwords, and if you are still getting notices from your ex, then you should report to the DA and police and file for a restraining order.

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  • How do I file a petition to get my money back from the DEA?

    I live in Ca. and have a MM rec. and was charged by the Inyo county sheriff dept. for sale and transport for sale. I was within my personal use limit have evidence of withdrawing the money from the bank. I broke no laws so I did not wave time and ...

    Donald’s Answer

    You have specific deadlines for filing and contesting the seizure and return of your property. If you fail to do that, you will lose the money. As for you trial, you should get a copy of the record where you demanded the speedy trial, add the case back on calendar and demand a dismissal under penal code section 1382 if you have exceeded the last day for trial, not before, but one day after the date. You need proof that you never waived time. Don't wait as waiting is considered waiving time.

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  • I was referred to gc services for FTA that happened 3 and 4 years ago.

    was told that they had been awarded a civil money judgement against me and my license is suspended. can I fight this or should I just pay the 1022 dollars that they are asking for

    Donald’s Answer

    You have nothing to lose by having the case added on to court and trying to explain the error FTA on your part, but probably won't win that. However, you may get the court to reduce the fine, and get you set up with the payments to get your license back. If you get caught driving on the suspended license, you will have a fine, jail time, and impound of your car, and if you don't pay it, they will sell it.

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