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  • HOW MUCH TIME IS HE LOOKING AT ROUGHLY AND WILL THEY LET HIM OUT OF JAIL WHEN HIS HOUSE ARREST TIME IS UP

    MY BF IN JAIL SINCE 3-1-16 HE WAS ON 6 MTHS HOUSE ARREST(BUCKS COUNTY) WITH ONLY SIX WKS TO GO AND FAILED HIS BREATHERLIZER (2-28-16) (1ST OFFENSE) GOT SCARED CUT OFF HIS BRACELET AND LEFT HIS HOUSE. HE TURNED HIMSELF IN 3-1-16. HOUSE ARREST WILL ...

    Theodore’s Answer

    My colleagues are offering you sound advice for you "BF" to follow. Perhaps he/you should contact his trial lawyer. If he made the mistake of representing himself, he may qualify for a public defender.

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  • Can someone steal a gift they gave from you, and should I call the police?

    My ex boyfriend and I have been broken up for over a year. He came by my house the other day when I wasn't there and went to my backyard through a fence and in to my basement. He didn't ask if he was allowed in, he essentially broke in (but the do...

    Theodore’s Answer

    If you want to, call the police. If your facts are accurate, he may be charged with any number of offenses including, but not limited to, theft, criminal trespass and burglary.

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  • Can the six months that they had my license that did not count towards anything be subtracted from the twelve month suspension

    My license was suspended for originally for two months but the court had it for eight months due to continuances, now I am on a twelve month suspension due to a terrible lawyer.

    Theodore’s Answer

    I agree with Mr. Duerr. Find a lawyer who specializes in PennDot suspension cases.

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  • What would be the effective way of approaching them? Is there any other way so that remove 3 months license suspension and keep

    My car insurance lapsed for 10 days due to my insurance company did not enrolling me in automatic payment plan and I did not know that (so I assumed I was paying for the premium). My license and registration are suspended at this point. Tried to...

    Theodore’s Answer

    There are many questions that need to be answered. From your statement, I am assuming that you did not contest the hearing before a District Judge and the 30 day appeal period has lapsed. Has the appeal period from the notice of suspension lapsed as well? If all of this is true, you may be out of luck. Contact an experienced traffic lawyer (Montgomery County?) Immediately to review this. Too bad you didn't think to contact a lawyer sooner.

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  • If you are convicted of an M1 Terroistic Threats charge in PA, can you still own a gun?

    If you are convicted of an M1 Terroistic Threats charge in PA, can you still own a gun?

    Theodore’s Answer

    No. And if you try and do not acknowledge this conviction on the application, you will be charged with a felony.

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  • Can I sue for wrongful incarceration.

    I was incarcerated in Maryland. A detainer was put on me from the state of Pennsylvania. I maxed out my time in Pennsylvania during my incarceration in Maryland. When my toddler Marilyn was finished Pennsylvania pick me up on my retainer and took ...

    Theodore’s Answer

    Ms Meisler is correct. You are not in the proper category

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  • Do I seriously need a lawyer? Or will he be out in 90 days? Can they hold him for longer? How do I find out if he has a detainer

    My boyfriend is currently being held in Montco Correctional in Eagleville, PA for a dirty urine resulting in his technical 1rst VOP w/ Montco, PA. His case was for a sex offense in which our lawyer got us a plea agree where he would have to 1) be ...

    Theodore’s Answer

    As usual, Mr. Hood is spot on. Hard to tell if he still has issues with Bucks County. He certainly needs a lawyer to sort through all this

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  • Can I get the charges dropped? if so how? Am I eligible for an ARD program?

    I was recently caught taking $1200 from my job over a period of time. I cooperated the whole time. This is my First offense and I am being charged with a M1 unlawful taking. I am applying for a public defender asap.

    Theodore’s Answer

    First, obtain the services of a lawyer asap, whether it is a private lawyer or a public defender. You will have to go to the court house in Norristown to apply for a PD. As to your question about getting the charges dropped.... I don't have enough information to answer.. However, if this is a first offense you will probably qualify for ARD if this happened in Montgomery County.

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  • Need help drop charges and take back a statement

    I was mad so I turn someone in but now I need help taking back a statement and drop charges

    Theodore’s Answer

    You asked the same question a few days ago and received responses from several qualified attorneys in the Bucks/ Montco area including me.

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  • How do I drop charges or take back a statement I made to someone

    I had made a report to the police bout someone cuz I was mad

    Theodore’s Answer

    Mr. Klein is spot on with his analysis and advice. My question to you is, "How old are you?". Perhaps, you should discuss with your parents.

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