Do people really go to jail for that
If the circumstances are particularly egregious, yes, people do go to jail for that.See question
My father has been mentally, verbally, and psychologically abusive for quite sometime. He is also an alcoholic that gets aggressive when he is intoxicated. He has been known to pound on my bedroom door with a baseball bat when he is intoxicated. T...
You answered your own question. You need to "get out of here."See question
I was working at a foreclosure construction job and my boss told me to go to the property and he never told me it was sold... it was sold now I was arrested in June 28th 2017 cuz of this job.. I returned the tool Box which my boss told me to take ...
If you qualify for a public defender, the court will appoint one for you.See question
Criminal case is in queens ny
No. The majority of cases in Queens do not actually go to trial.See question
My boyfriend stole alcohol from a neighbor's garage at age 17 and was charged with third degree burglary with youthful offender status with no prior convictions. What are the possible outcomes/sentences?
For a D felony, it is up to the judge whether to grant youthful offender status . If he is treated as a youthful offender, the maximum sentence is 4 years in jail, with a minimum of 1 and 1/3 years. He can also get a definite sentence of up to one year, or some combination of jail and probation, or straight probation.See question
This happened before sentencing and my son fired his attorney on the spot because he also withheld the evidence
If it is after the plea but before sentencing, your lawyer can make a motion to withdraw the plea. If you have already been sentenced, you would have to file a motion pursuant to Criminal Procedure Law section 440.See question
My boyfriend is studying dance in NYC on an M-1 visa and on his I-20 it says the program end date is August 1st 2017. Per the I-20 he can stay up to 30 days past the program end date which would be August 31st. He had a meeting with his school las...
He needs to consult with an immigration attorney. Overstaying by roughly 30 days may have negative immigration consequences, but, at least under current law, is not a crime.See question
Attorney wants to put in a motion and client notified Judge and attorney with written documents saying he doesnt want this motion to be put in. (Just wants to be sentenced) Attorney doesn't want to listen to client and says he will put in without...
Yes, an attorney can put in a motion even though the client doesn't want him to, and yes, an attorney can apppear in court on behalf of the client even though the client is not present.See question
He got pulled over for agrrvatrd unlucense driver. Hhiw can he escape jail and I think,he is charged with 2 degree
He should hire a good criminal defense lawyer.See question
Asking for a friend
It depends on the amount of the theft, but most of these are charged as D nonviolent felonies in my experience. Since he's on parole, he's at least a predicate felony offender so he's If that is the case he is looking at a minimum of 2 to 4 years and a maximum of 3 1/2 to 7. Any parole time he owes will be added to the back end of the sentence he gets on the underlying charge.See question