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Alex De Marco

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  • If you had a felony deemed a misdemeanor on a permit to purchase.

    Alex’s Answer

    I have no idea what you're saying. You need to ask this question over using better sentences.

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  • My 23 yr old son is a level 1 sex offender(5 th degree) they will not let him be around his 13 yr old brother,is that right?

    Alex’s Answer

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    It is within the power of a lawyer to motion for a modification of probationary conditions. There is also good caselaw regarding court imposed restrictions and the interests of government vs. The right to freedom of association, and the greatest among those freedoms is the right to be with family. There is great justice in this case and I believe a judge would look favorably upon it.

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  • Domestic Violence and Violation of no contact order, Not guilty of Domestic Violence, But guilty for no contact order.

    Alex’s Answer

    Neither the Judge, nor the lawyers, nor a jury, have found you guilty of anything yet. You're presumed innocent until prove guilty. So before convicting yourself, ask a lawyer how to fight your case, and fight hard. Fighting hard is what either wins cases, or gets them dismissed. Don't skip to sentencing and deportation just yet. Get busy standing up for the rights this nation gives you just by virtue of you existing in its borders.

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  • What will happen to my boyfriend, who was arrested yesterday, for unknowingly having a fugitive in his home?

    Alex’s Answer

    Obviously the state has to prove that your boyfriend knew this kid was on the run. It's pretty absurd that they arrested him, but frankly, the Austin PD never ceases to constantly overstep their bounds. This is the type of case a lawyer needs to see a complaint for before actually quoting a whole fee. You're going to know soon whether he's charged or not. IF he isn't, no sense paying a lawyer. If he is charged, and he will know this by being served with a complaint, the facts annunciated in the complaint will determine the difficulty or ease of the case and thus the costs. You mention a 72 hour hold. Generally, that's very unusual. It usually means either a detox hold, or a mental health hold. Was there any sort of physical confrontation with the officers? Some assault crimes can warrant a 72 hour hold as well, but generally, 48 is the norm.

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  • Will a misdemeanor charge of "possession of marijuana in a motor vehicle" prevent me from getting my Carry Permit in minnesota?

    Alex’s Answer

    If you were given a citation and paid a fine under $300 and not given probation or stayed jail time, you were likely convicted of a petty misdemeanor. No, it should not prevent you from obtaining a permit to carry. This is not a crime of violence, nor other restricting conviction under the statute linked below. You should no be prohibited from obtaining a permit to carry. Now if you were convicted of MISDEMEANOR marijuana possession, then yes, it results in a three year restriction Pursuant to Minn. Stat. 624.713 Subd. 1(4). By simply emailing a lawyer with your name, date of birth, and your court file number, if you have it, they should be able to answer this question for free.

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  • VOCSL- FELONY POSSESSION CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE M[Fa-pNlAewRoCoOdTICS][35]

    Alex’s Answer

    Each municipal law enforcement unit has it's own internal coding on citations, but if there is a complaint, it should cite the statute. The controlled substances statutes are under section 152. Contact an attorney via email with details and a statute number, or direct them to a citation, law enforcement ICR number, or court file number if there is one yet, and they should be able to tell you the charges, scenarios, defense, etc. Don't be affraid to just talk with a lawyer. Most of us offer free consults and won't bill you for the time.

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  • Would my defamation case be difficult to win?

    Alex’s Answer

    You have no defamation case, and if the alleged victim is a defense lawyer, this is the worst place to post about it. Consult PRIVATEly with an attorney, preferably one who's hard working and unpopular. LOTS of us fit the mold, which is why we're replying on a Sunday night.

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  • Can a married couple use the same lawyer?

    Alex’s Answer

    Simply getting married at this juncture won't necessarily affect the evidence that can come into a trial. ONE of you should approach an attorney about the situation and present the circumstances, and at that juncture, a lawyer may make some decisions or advise you accordingly. The problem becomes that, if interests are not fully alligned, or if they begin to diverge significantly, then you could be witnesses against eachother, even if you don't want to be. Each of you should have one attorney. That is not to say these attorneys cannot talk and perhaps form a united strategy, but the problem is that what a state's witness says to the defendant's attorney is not confidential. What a CLIENT says to a lawyer is.

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  • My cousin was charged with forgery/identity fraud in minnesota in 1999. He jumped bail & lost his bail money.

    Alex’s Answer

    The statute of limitations isn't applicable after charging the person. It's likely they have a warrant still. Contacting an attorney, and providing them with a name and date if birth, should yield answers.

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  • Can i get them to drop all charges

    Alex’s Answer

    I think this same question was asked later. I cannot stress enough that you have a good case for trial, but you need to be contacting a lawyer you can trust TODAY in order to make this go right. You don't have to sit and rot and jail waiting to resolve this. Lawyers work with the court and opposing counsel to reduce bail or eliminate it, and also work with bondsmen in advance to arrange freedom. If you know your bail ahead of time, you can contact a bonding company immediately to pay 10% of the bail. So on $18,000, that's $1,800 to the bonding company. If you do that today, with a cosigner, you all go down there together at a prescribed time, and they will book you, fingerprint you, take your photograph, and release you. You can even call lawyers right now. You'd be surprised how many are awake on a Sunday morning.

    You HAVE to think of going to trial on a case like this. Lots of people want lawyers to do some sort of magic and "get all charges dropped." It doesn't work like that. THEY, her parents, don't have the ability to drop charges. Only the prosecutor can do that, and they will not do that until it becomes clear to them they are going to lose. All good defense attorneys should think of every case from TRIAL backwards. What's admissible? What's the jury going to hear? What are they going to ultimately think? A good attorney that knows the answers to these things will get cases dismissed before trial.

    I cannot stress this enough, get a hold of a lawyer TODAY.

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