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Scotty J Storey

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  • I need a low cost appeals attorney for my fiancée,

    whom was wrongfully convicted.He has all the proof from people coming forward and writing statements with pictures proving he wasn't there.he has an attorney so far whom we feel is just milking us and not doing what he is suppose to..we have all t...

    Scotty’s Answer

    Have you applies to the appellate project? He needs to file a Notice of Appeal as soon as possible. There are deadlines for when one may file for an appeal.

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  • I got in a single car accident in August 2012, I was not served with court papers charging me with a DUI until June 2013.

    Single car accident. Blood alcohol level obtained via the ER where I was taken, found to be above the legal limit, charge with DUI 10 months later. I gave no consent, I am now being arraigned 10 months later. What is the statute of limitations for...

    Scotty’s Answer

    Most states have a 1 year statute of limitations on misdemeanors. You may wish to consult with a local DUI attorney with a great deal if experience in regards to the filing requirements.

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  • If convicted by the court with DUI, what happens to my driver's license?

    I won the DMV hearing and my license was not suspended. I will have my DUI court trial soon. I was told that my driver's license will be suspended if convicted. 1. If convicted, do I need to wait for 30 days to apply for restri...

    Scotty’s Answer

    SR-22, FOP, $125 reinstatement fee = restricted license.

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  • Have a BAIID device, 3 tests Failed.

    About a month ago, I had a BAIID device installed in my car due to a recent DUI. Soon after I failed a test due to what I believe was using Listerine. 2nd test, not sure what happened because I was not drinking the previous night. The 3rd test fa...

    Scotty’s Answer

    You may wish to voluntarily put on a SCRAM bracelet, which measures alcohol through the skin, to show that you are taking extra steps to comply with the requirements of your sentence.

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  • Im a parolee and my house was raided by gang task force. i was not home when they came no parole officer was there.

    can they bring people that were outside into my home and say that i was associating with them. plus they said it was a parole sweep but my parole officer has no knowledge of what happened

    Scotty’s Answer

    Typically the agency would check with your PO to make sure that you were on active parole but the fact that your PO did not know about the sweep may not be dispositive in your case. There are many other factors your attorney would need to know.

    In regards to bringing other people in your house, that seems a bit more questionable. Were they there to "show" that they knew the lay out?

    As you know, a gang task force works on its own set of rules.

    You need an experienced attorney that has handled a number of gang cases because they are always complex cases and there are usually hundreds of telephone calls, kites, ledgers, text messages, and snitches to deal with.

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  • I went to court today and the judge terminated my probation, any victim restitution that is do can be paid through civil court.

    The company closed down due to fraud. Do i need to pay restitution in order to have my charges dropped to misdemeanor and then expunge? The company no longer exists. Should i get a lawyer or can i use the public defender i had for my case. Pleas...

    Scotty’s Answer

    If you qualified for the public defender and they represented you on the underlying case, I would suggest that you stay with them. The Santa Clara Public Defender's Office is staffed but a bunch of damn fine attorneys.

    Best of luck,
    Scotty

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  • Is it legal 4 ca. County jails 2 mix rival gang members?

    My husband is a documented gang member. Tehama co.jail in red bluff ca.deliberately/Knowingly mixed him with rival gang members. My husband was sent to hospital in ambulance last night. Do I have any recourse? Can the jail feign stupidity and are ...

    Scotty’s Answer

    The county may have some culpability for your husband's injuries, especially if the COs were aware that they were putting in rival gang members into the same cell. (To me that just sounds downright stupid.) If you hire an attorney on this matter, they will have to subpoena the records from Gang Intel to see what who knew at the time.

    Best of luck,
    Scotty

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  • If I got into an accident with a minor, will her actions benefit my situation?

    I recently got into an accident and from professional advice, it seems that I am at fault. However, the person that collided into my car was a minor who had her license for only 3 months and was driving other minors. I feel like they caused her t...

    Scotty’s Answer

    It appears that there may be a need for your attorney to hire an expert in accident reconstruction as well as an investigator to go talk to the passengers in the car.

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  • I am a 1st time offender and blew a .19. How do I get my blood test results? Would the cost of an attorney be worth it for me?

    Many people argue that with a BAC which is double over the legal limit, the DA will want to charge me the max fines. I also took the field sobriety tests which I think I performed with a few mistakes. Would an attorney really cut my costs? I also ...

    Scotty’s Answer

    One reason for requesting the APS hearing is that you should get your discovery through the DMV before your arraignment. Looking at your post, it would appear that your DMV hearing officer will be Wing Su at the Capitola DMV. Mr. Su is one of the more "reasonable" DMV hearing officers but he is by no means a push over.

    If the stop was made by the CHP, you would be able to get a copy of the MVARS, Mobile Video Audio Recording System, to show that you did not blow threw two stop signs if the report reads as such.

    You may wish to see if you qualify for the public defender. I know the PDs in the misdemeanor departments in Santa Cruz. While horribly overworked, they do try to do a good job.

    Best of luck,
    Scotty

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  • Bench Warrant issued for failure to appear; Sobriety court, 33rd District court.

    Hello. I was arrested for 2nd DUI in sep. 2011, turned myself in feb. 2013. I was living out of state for a period of time in Indiana. Needless to say, i was placed on sobriety court. Ive been working on staying sober for 9 months now (5 on paper,...

    Scotty’s Answer

    Get an attorney and a bail bondsman lined up so you may be able to do a "walk through" rather than going straight to jail.

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