also can I do the work myself if he can not do with out representation and what are my chances with the judge for it to become a probation before judgement off of 3yrs probation first offense no prior record
Check your Legal Representation Agreement for post verdict matters.There is a difference between a motion for modification of probation and a motion for modification of sentence. If you are seeking to change the sentence from a conviction to a probation before judgment, a motion for modification of sentence must be filed within 90 days of the sentence. Whether it is granted will depend on numerous factors beyond the scope of this informal public inquiry. A motion for modification of probation can be filed at any time if you are seeking to change the conditions of the probation imposed, i.e. reduce the length of probation Although the rules permit you to file motions without an attorney, you would be better served to have the assistance of an experienced attorney to navigate the post verdict optionsSee question
I have been charged with first degree assault. Is a PBJ an option when it comes to sentencing? First time offender, no weapon involved.
You are not precluded from a PBJ by statute, but it is an extremely serious charge. You should discuss this case with an attorney who is experienced in criminal law, as generally, a first degree assault case carries a lengthy potential jail sentenceSee question
I received a DWI/DUI in Jan 2001; I refused the breathalyzer and license was suspended. I was later convicted of the DWI in Mar 2002. I just received another DUI/DWI charge a few days ago and took the breathalyzer - blew .12. ...
It is a 45 day for a first breath test result of .08. You need to file a timely request for a hearing to get a restricted license. You should contact an experienced DUI attorney who can assist you in determining if there are any defenses available in your caseSee question
I received a DUI 2 years ago in Virginia and was convicted. I have since moved to Maryland. If my fines are paid, can I get a Maryland drivers license? Do I still have to get the ignition interlock? If I can get a Maryland license, what happen...
If you are valid in Virginia, you will be clear to obtain a Maryland driver's license. If your license is flagged for any reason, you will be denied license until the flag is cleared. Check with your Virginia attorney about the interlock requirements and consequences of a Virginia traffic stopSee question
In 2009 I was sentenced to 10 years asb 18 months for con to commit robbery at the time I was 17 no priors but was charged as an adult I served my time and currently I am on probation I have not been in any trouble since I enrolled in college but ...
A conviction for this type of crime is not eligible for expungement. You may want to contact your prior attorney to inquire whether he filed a motion for modification of sentence. In light of your age, lack of criminal history, and depending on the nature and facts of the offense, the plea agreement or outcome of the trial, a judge may agree to review the sentence imposedSee question
ON Pre trial release trial date not set yet but I will no longer be going to pre trial meetings
You will need to discuss this matter privately with an attorney who is familiar with this area of law. Numerous factors beyond the scope of your inquiry will need to be addressed. They should not be discussed on a public forumSee question
i have a public defender right now but i want a lawyer
As you have been advised, a public defender is a licensed lawyer. Whether the case can be postponed so that you can hire private counsel, will depend on several factors including prior postponements and the date of the pending. You should contact private counsel of your choice immediately to discuss this matterSee question
Three weeks before the trial date, the State's Attorney is calling the defendant. The State's Attorney has already spoken to the defense council and is aware of the case status. Is it illegal for the State's Attorney to contact the defendant whe...
Contact the defense attorney and advise them what happened. the attorney will know how best to proceed with this situationSee question
i was arrested for concealed deadly weapon possession of marijuana ( only 2 grams) and paraphernalia i have nothing on my record other than moving violations and i'm nervous beyond belief that i'm going to jail. please someone gi...
Do not make any statements about your case on a public forum. If you cannot afford a lawyer, you may be eligible for representation by the Office of the Public Defender. Contact them immediatelySee question
The charge regarding my initial stop was described as, DRIVER FAILURE TO OBEY PROPERLY PLACED TRAFFIC CONTROL DEVICE INSTRUCTIONS. Does this give me a point to fight the DUI I received? I was pulled over by the "chase car" after making a legal and...
Checkpoints require set procedures and policies for them to pass constitutional challenges for unreasonable seizures. Your factual scenario may fall into one of the articulated challenges. It will depend on the specific, detailed facts of the case. You need to discuss this matter with an experienced DUI attorney who is familiar with the Supreme Court and Md. Appellate opinions on checkpointsSee question