clean and doing very well, working full time have my own apartment i finally have my sobiery under control and dont feel prison will help me all the other times i was heavily using and didnt care or have anything to care about, what is your optioN...
How old are your 15 prior theft convictions? How long have you been out of jail? What are you doing to demonstrate you are sober? There are a lot of other questions to be asked and answered. I suggest you get an attorney to help you out with this case. It will be difficult to avoid jail/prison time if convicted but there are arguments to be made. You need an attorney who is going to be able to present you to the prosecutor as the person you have become versus what your record demonstrate you were. You need someone who can determine if the State can convict you and then someone who can represent your best interest at sentencing. Meet with a lot of attorney to determine who is the best fit for you.See question
I know of someone (and have written proof via internet messages) that a woman in Colchester, VT, knowingly financed a vehicle in her name and got insurance for the sole purpose of allowing a 4 time convicted DUI offender and documented alcoholic d...
I cannot tell you the specifics above about Vermont law. I am a Maine attorney and I know in Maine this would be a crime by knowingly allowing someone with a suspended license to operate a motor vehicle. Additionally, there is the potential for civil liability should the individual driving the vehicle get into an accident.See question
Please help, husband owes just under 1,000.00 in fines he was sixteen when the crime was committed and he is now thirty and still suffering to pay this fine and we can not afford to consistently pay this so they keep arresting him, and could care...
I would urge you to write the court explaining the efforts to pay, list your income and expenses, and request a payment plan you could pay every month.See question
i will like to defend myself because i cant afford a lawyer
You do not ask a question. You are entitled to defend yourself but it is not a wise choice typically. Criminal cases are adversarial by nature. A judge or a jury will have to decide who they believe. An attorney is better trained to question witnesses in hopes of pointing out the errors in their stories. Be sure to sequester witness at trial. Good luck.See question
I am defending against a criminal complaint at trial and the prosecutor has supposedly taken command of my witness and made him it's witness after taking the deposition.
Anyone is permitted to subpoena any witness. Witnesses do not belong to the defense or prosecution. Privileges may prevent someone retained by the defense from testifying.See question
is there a certain amount of time that is supposed to go by before you blow into it the second time?? is there supposed to be another observation time between blowing into it?
Do you know which breathalyzer machine was used?See question
My friend found a used Samsung Galaxy III on the floor at a retail store in the middle of the night. It appears someone dropped it. She picked up the phone and put it in her pocket. When a store employee asked my friend "have you seen a phone" my ...
Your friends best move is to hire an attorney. Most jurisdictions do negotiate either the sentence or the level to the charge (felony/misdemeanor). You need to contact local counsel to determine if the value of $400 makes it a felonySee question
He passed a school bus that day but it was moving and no lights were flashing at the time. He turned right one block after passing the bus to proceed onto work. The bus driver reported that the bus was stopped and lights flashing. It doesn't say y...
I agree with Attorney Folsom. You need to hire an attorney to fight this and to determine if the bus had a video recording system. An attorney can assist you in presenting your case to a judge if it comes down to a bus driver said versus you said factual analysis.See question
My house was raided as i pulled in the driveway. They searched my house and car and found nothing but $600. I was charged with class a aggravated trafficking of a schedule w drug. But they did not arrest me? How soon can I get my discovery? How mu...
As previously stated, more information is needed. My guess is that there had to be evidence for the police to get a search warrant for your house unless you consented to a search. It is possible you allegedly engaged in trafficking on a date different than the search. That you possible sold to a CI or undercover officer. Again, more information is need. I would urge you seek counsel as soon as possible to protect your rights.See question
My friend and I got caught stealing from a local store. Both got $50 worth of stuff. After we got caught, we both went back and paid. My friend was 17 and got off. I'm going in tomorrow morning and don't know what's going to happen.
I agree you should not plea guilty and get a criminal defense attorney. I would encourage you to complete the shoplifters alternative course as well. If you have no criminal history you should be able to avoid a conviction.See question