Christine Elizabeth Pejot’s Answers

Christine Elizabeth Pejot

Land O Lakes attorney.

Contributor Level 9
  1. Seal or expunge a 21 year old felony

    Answered over 5 years ago.

    1. Don Waggoner
    2. Christine Elizabeth Pejot
    3. Dominick Christopher Russo
    3 lawyer answers

    The rules concerning sealing and expungement can be found in the Florida Statutes, and the rules are very specific. For example, there are certain crimes that are not eligible for sealing or expungement. Also, a person cannot have ever been adjudicated guilty of any crime. In other words, only specific crimes for which you received a "withhold of adjudication" or charges that were dismissed may be eligible for sealing or expungement. You should contact an attorney to determine whether you...

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  2. A person gets arrested for the first timebut has 8 2nd and 3rd degree felony drug charges are they likely to get jail time

    Answered about 5 years ago.

    1. Christine Elizabeth Pejot
    2. Craig A. Epifanio
    3. Richard Earl Hornsby
    3 lawyer answers

    The person is certainly facing prison time. However, depending upon the facts, there may be ways, including some drug court programs, to resolve the cases without the imposition of jail time. The person should really seek the advice of an attorney without delay. Our office is in Tarpon Springs and we offer free consultations. Please feel free to use/pass that information along and contact us.

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  3. How long do I have to put a misdemeanor on job applications?

    Answered over 5 years ago.

    1. Richard Earl Hornsby
    2. Don Waggoner
    3. Christine Elizabeth Pejot
    3 lawyer answers

    You should consult with an attorney for information on sealing the records related to your case. If you are eligible, and the court seals your record, you can legally state on an application that you have never been arrested or charged with a crime. Our firm offers free consultations for matters relating to criminal charges, so please feel free to contact us.

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  4. Can i get this taking care of??

    Answered over 5 years ago.

    1. Christine Elizabeth Pejot
    2. Don Waggoner
    3. Richard Earl Hornsby
    4. Aaron J. Slavin
    4 lawyer answers

    Before you enter any type of plea in court to resolve your case, you should get the advice of a criminal attorney--either a public defender assigned to you by the court if you are eligible or a private attorney with whom you consult and retain. A misdemeanor charge like petit theft may be resolved in many ways, in which the end result is either a dismissal, a withhold of adjudication, or a conviction.

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  5. I need to print out florida state laws on children ?

    Answered over 5 years ago.

    1. Christine Elizabeth Pejot
    1 lawyer answer

    A family law attorney can best answer your question. You may also find some helpful information at http://www.flcourts.org/, which has self-help sections and forms dealing with family law.

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  6. Retiring from a public school system; want to write a letter to my principal on issues;can he sue for slander ?

    Answered over 5 years ago.

    1. J Vincent Gueli
    2. Christine Elizabeth Pejot
    3. Alan James Brinkmeier
    3 lawyer answers

    I believe you are asking whether you can be successfully sued for libel, which is a type of defamation claim. Slander refers only to verbal statements. Without understanding the specific facts of what you intend to write, it may be helpful for you to note that a successful libel claim involves any untrue statement(s), viewed by a third party, that causes damage to the person about whom the statement is written. The principal at your school and/or the issues you'd like to address may also be...

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  7. I had a case open for a divorce back in 07, unbeknownst to me my lawyer was arrested and disbarred for taking clients money from

    Answered over 5 years ago.

    1. Christine Elizabeth Pejot
    1 lawyer answer

    You should contact the Florida Bar at 850-561-5600. Its representatives may be able to provide you with useful information regarding the investigation into the practices of your former attorney and whether his/her actions impacted you. If so, the FL Bar also provides a referral service, which you may want to use to locate an attorney in your area that handles civil suits against attorneys.

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  8. What's likely sentence for unlawful use of food stamp card?

    Answered over 5 years ago.

    1. Christine Elizabeth Pejot
    1 lawyer answer

    Depending upon how she is charged and the facts of the case, she could face either a 1st degree misdemeanor if the value of the items bought with food stamps was less than $200 or a 3rd degree felony if the value was $200 or more. She also faces a potential violation of probation. First deree misdemeanors are generally punishable by up to 1 year in the county jail, while third degree felonies are punishable by up to 5 years in state prison. To receive more accurate and case-specific...

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  9. I got served for default

    Answered over 5 years ago.

    1. Margery Ellen Golant
    2. Christine Elizabeth Pejot
    2 lawyer answers

    The frustration you may be feeling is understandable. Generally, your attempts at loan modification will not automatically stall a foreclosure action. Therefore, you should not just ignore the law suit. You should contact an attorney who handles foreclosure actions and matters relating to loan modification without delay to determine your best course of action. If you don't know how to locate an attorney who handles these matters, you should call the FL Bar Referral Service at 1-800-342-8011...

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  10. Does Florida have a "day in seven" law?

    Answered over 5 years ago.

    1. Christine Elizabeth Pejot
    2. Dion J. Cassata
    2 lawyer answers

    No. Florida law does not require that you take a day off every week.

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