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Marcus Antoine Hyatt

Marcus Hyatt’s Answers

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  • If I file bankruptcy to get rid of credit card debt, will my landlord find out. I've never paid rent late & don't want to move.

    I have a one year lease at my apartment and still have 8 months left before renewing. I like my apartment and pay my rent and all utilities on time always. My living arrangements have changed this past year and I just can't manage all my credit ca...

    Marcus’s Answer

    I agree with what has been said. You are worrying about a non-issue. As long as you are paying your landlord they will not care.

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  • How long will it take for a person sitting in jail for Child neglect with great bodily will sit there before a trial is set..

    person in county jail for the death of there child. How long does the state have to convict them?

    Marcus’s Answer

    175 days until trial (if you do not waive speedy trial) OR if you bond out. If you have a no bond status or your bond is high, you need an attorney to get hearing time to set a bond or reduce it. I agree with what has already been said.

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  • If the police received a crimeline tip for drug activity at my home, is that probable cause to enter without a search warrant?

    they knocked on the door, when I asked ''who is it'', he said his name was Robert and he needed to speak with me. I cracked the door a little bit then a bunch of cops stormed in with guns and shields. I had 3 children under 3 present. they took my...

    Marcus’s Answer

    If all the police had was an anonymous tip and then they stormed into your home...there is a problem with that. There are exceptions to the warrant requirement but from what you have said none are present. When the police want to get inside of your home to search they need a warrant. Florida has a heightened level of protection for its citizens privacy. You should consult an attorney to gather all of the facts and advised you accordingly.

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  • I'm the unknown tenant of house in florida. What does "order denying motion to vacate the order of dismissal" means?

    This is a foreclosure case in the ninth judicial circuit, Orange County florida

    Marcus’s Answer

    I would need to take a look at the document. It is unclear what was dismissed. If the complaint was dismissed this is good news for a defendant.

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  • My cousin was charged in a murder case and the family believes him to be innocent

    There was another suspect ( who we all believe was the actual culprit) that the police haven't even pursused. We don't have much money and can only afford about 500 a month do you know of anyone who would take this case?

    Marcus’s Answer

    There are great lawyers at the public defenders office.

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  • How can you bring an "expert witness" testimony to family court?

    My ex is trying to bring an email to court from my child's therapist because she doesn't have time to subpoena him. Can she do this? Can I object?

    Marcus’s Answer

    You can always object. The rules of evidence present two problems for trying to use an email. One, it is hearsay. Two, no one can authenticate it. It should not be allowed in. This is not legal advice. Consult with an attorney in person. I practice criminal and maybe the rules of evidence don't apply for some matters in family court. I don't know.

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  • State is charging me with second petty theft conviction price of product is false I can prove this true can I have false charge

    Dismissed if I can I need a attorney now please help

    Marcus’s Answer

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    This is not legal advice. You should hire an attorney. To answer your question it depends on how the state charges you. If they charge you with the second degree misdemeanor petit theft then the value of what was stolen does not matter. As long as it was of some value or worth a penny or more. If they charge you with the misdemeanor in the first degree which requires value over 100 dollars the price of the item may be relevant. Either way, if it goes to trial the m2 will be a lesser included offense. I would not hang my hat on them having the price wrong. You need an attorney. There may be other issues with the case.

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  • What rights are lost by a defendant that is represented by counsel?

    That is, rights that could be lost when counsel is ineffective (incompetent), I understand any motions or habeas,etc. by the defendant will be treated as a nullity by the courts, even if the defendant has no contact with his attorney which may ...

    Marcus’s Answer

    No rights are lost merely by hiring an attorney.

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  • Foreclosure Sale Condition" The Certificate of Sale will not be issued until good funds are received by the clerk’s office."

    If the Sale went to the Plaintiff when is the "Certificate of Sale" ISSUED?

    Marcus’s Answer

    This is not legal advice. You should meet with an attorney. Within 10 days of the sale at the auction any party to the case can object. Ownership will transfer to the successful bidder. Hope this helps.

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  • If the 10 day period in which to OBJECT to a FORECLOSURE sale falls on a Sunday, when is the OBJECTION due, Friday or Monday?

    AUCTION SALE to the Plaintiff was held on a Thursday and the 10 day period expires on the FOLLOWING Sunday. QUESTION 2: .......What is one permitted to OBJECT to, or limited to, and What is the REAL PURPOSE of the OBJECTION if the Court ALWAYS...

    Marcus’s Answer

    MONDAY.

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