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John W Stanko

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  • Petty theft citation?

    i got coaght shoplifting a couple hundred dollars of mechindise from kohl a few weeks ago,it was my first time doing any thing like this and my last time, i wasnt arrested the store peple made me return it then had me sigh sum papers took my pictu...

    John’s Answer

    You punishment depends on many things such as your record and weather you can get the charge reduced or you an divert on it which would result in a dismissal. Any conviction could delay or prevent your induction into the Marine Corps. You need an attorney.

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  • Sending payed tickets to prove I was physically in the US for deffered action

    I was wondering if sending payed tickets receipts (2 for not having a drivers license) or my whole court record (i attended court for not having a license), sending them to deffered action as a physical prove that I was in the United States can th...

    John’s Answer

    You should talk to a local OC attorney. A lawyer can probably show proof for you and there are other means to do so.

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  • Infractions cvc 22350 cvc 72500(9) will i get jail time if i have a prior cvc 12500

    one count of cvc 12500(9) time already served

    John’s Answer

    Fight the speeding ticket, 22350, there are many defenses and possible bargains you an enter into.

    You cannot go to jail on an infraction, fines only. If the 12500 was a misdemeanor you should hire an attorney to assist you.

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  • WHAT IAM I LOOKING AT REALISTICALLY... BEING CHARGED WITH CA penal code 22210 as a misdmeanor

    was pulled over and had a telescoping baton in my pocket, that was bought out of state had no idea it was illegal, being charged with code 22210 as a misdemeanor, just curious what my realistic penalty is going to be.

    John’s Answer

    The maximum punishment you can receive on a misdemeanor is 1 year in county jail. The actual time or punishment you are looking at depends on many things including your prior record if any. Call an attorney to discuss this matter in more detail.

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  • Red Light Right Turn Ticket

    I received a letter in March 2012 from a collection agency called GC Services stating I had a $780 ticket to pay. When I contacted them, I called them asking what this was about and they said I had a red light ticket I got in Los Angeles in July 2...

    John’s Answer

    You need to either get back on calendar, if the LA courts will allow you to do so, or pay off collections to release any holds on your license due to the red light ticket.

    I suggest calling a local LA traffic attorney to assist you.

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  • What do i do about false charges of statutory rape and conduct with a minor?

    I have 2 warrants from 5 years ago from CA but live in CO sicne before the warrants were issued. How can I take care of them? I have already contacted the court where my warrant is with. The lady i spoke to on the phone said that because it had...

    John’s Answer

    Being that the charges are misdemeanors you can appear through counsel in California. You should contact a local attorney in the county where the case is and hire him to appear for you and recall the warrants. Alternatively you can appear and ask for public defense which is provided free of charge or at a nominal cost to indigent defendants.

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  • I'm not the registered owner. Is there any time limit for a red light camera ticket being mailed to me?

    The ticket was 1st mailed to my Mom, registered owner at 7days after the violation. My Mom talked to the police officer that she was not the driver. The officer asked who was she? My Mom said on that day, me & 3 of my classmates had driven that ca...

    John’s Answer

    The prosecution of a traffic infraction must commence within one year of the date of the violation under CA statute of limitation laws.

    Also, you mom has no obligation to snitch you out as the driver.

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  • If I got a second speeding ticket (in LA county) in almost 18 months, will I be eligible for traffic school again?

    1. If I got a second speeding ticket (in Los angeles county) in almost 18 months, will I be eligible for traffic school again? 2. Also, if I opt for trial by declaration and I lose, I will be able to get trial de nuevo. However, will I be able...

    John’s Answer

    You can only attend traffic school if you have not attended in the last 18 months. Count back 18 months from the date of your current violation and if you have gone to school in that time you are not now eligible.

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  • Not ready for court...help!

    Was cited for driving on a suspended license frm an wet reckless this yr...supposed to appear at court day after tomorrow, cant get a hold of my attorney and I'm panicking as I'm at a loss at what to do as I'm obviously not prepaired to go to cour...

    John’s Answer

    If this is your first appearance the court will ask if you have an attorney or if you want time to hire one or apply for a public defender. Does your attorney know about the new case? If he or she is not in court explain that you have been unable to reach their office and ask for a brief continuance.

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  • What should i do about this 16028a 29 i recieved driving girlfriends insured car

    i was pulled over and recieved a warning for speeding ( first time ever being pulled over ever) i gave what i thought was the unexpired insurance card for the vehicle owned by my girl friend. i did have the unexpired one on me, however in my ner...

    John’s Answer

    Take proof of insuarnce to court and the fine should be greatly reduced.

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