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Dennis H. Sullivan Jr.

Dennis Sullivan’s Answers

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  • If someone steals a UPS package from my porch is that considered mail fraud and if so why?

    Just having a debate with someone over mail fraud.

    Dennis’s Answer

    UPS is a private delivery company. It would in no way be mail fraud or mail theft. It would just be larceny.

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  • Can I get an extension?

    My speeding ticket got brought down to a improper equipment citation and the due date is January 22, 2016. Can I get this date extended? Ticket is in Union county.

    Dennis’s Answer

    It would be best to see the clerk and ask about the procedure in that county for extending the due date. If it is not paid on time, you will have a $50 failure to comply fee added and DMV will be notified. This would result in a revoked license in a few months.

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  • What is the severity of firing this injury lawyer and getting a New lawyer at this stage.

    I am very uncomfortable with the law firm I'm dealing with. I signed up with a third party law firm that asign me with a law firm from out of town which I'm uncomfortable with. I already requested a New case manager because I felt the first one wa...

    Dennis’s Answer

    You may change lawyers at any point in your case, however you may have to pay the current firm from part of the proceeds of your case. Be sure to check your fee agreement. This should be disclosed to your new attorney, should you choose to get one.
    An in person meeting is always preferable to handling things just over the phone. This allows you to get a feeling for the lawyer and vice versa. That is an important part of being able to tell your story to the insurance company or a jury.
    There could also be other policies out there that could benefit you. A thorough investigation to uncover other possible coverage is necessary.
    Good luck.

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  • What are my options for defending a GS 20-141(j1) charge?

    18 years old 102/70 (my speedometer says otherwise) other cars were passing by me as well and I was the only one pulled over 2015 Hyundai Veloster Fayetteville from FL was pulled over moments before for going 92/70 in SC also 1 other mino...

    Dennis’s Answer

    102 in a 70 is actually a criminal charge in N.C. Do not try to handle it without an experienced lawyer. You will just cause yourself more problems.

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  • I would like to know if that qualifies me as a career offender even though it's gonna be 16 years when I get sentenced in 2016?

    I got a felony drug conviction in 2000 and another felony drug conviction in 2007.The feds just picked me up on July 13th 2015 from a investigation in 2014.

    Dennis’s Answer

    It would depend upon the nature of the felony drug convictions. They would need to meet the definitions under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines. Generally, Possession offenses don't count. Your lawyer can advise you after seeing your record as to whether you qualify as a career offender.

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  • What can i do in my case if he does not admit to his involvement or, if he does but says he was not driving?

    Hello, I was involved in a single - car accident. I had been consuming alcohol and my designated driver fled the scene because he claims he was scared. He is denying that he was involved at all and the police officer pretty much laughed at me when...

    Dennis’s Answer

    You can get a lawyer. And realize that judges are extremely skeptical of these defenses. People try to make up stories all the time. That is why the officer laughed. You need an experienced lawyer to investigate for you and provide the best evidence available in order to defend you.

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  • Need help expunging expired registration tickets

    how do I expunge my dropped expired registration tickets how many can I expunge I had 4 within a month

    Dennis’s Answer

    Did you have a lawyer? Did you pay them or plead to them? Why would you need to expunge them? Is your license revoked because of them?
    You get one expungement in your lifetime.
    You haven't provided enough information for us to give you an opinion on whether an expungement is either necessary or available.
    If they were truly dropped, there should be no reason to expunge them

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  • Is there any way my stepdad may be able to get his gun rights back to be able to go hunting with me?

    My stepdad was forced by gun point to assist his friend in a bank robbery when he was 18. When arrested his friend admitted and he was allowed a reduced sentence. He is now 40 and has lived a very Christian life ever since and has not been in trou...

    Dennis’s Answer

    Unfortunately, the answer is no. Under both state and federal law, he is prohibited from possessing a firearm.

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  • Is there any way to have this removed from my record or what can I do?

    Hello, So back in 1998 I was at a party and the cops came for a noise complaint and found Cocaine at the party it was a small amount and since no one claimed it, everyone was charged with a Felony Possession of cocaine charge, now my question is 1...

    Dennis’s Answer

    Mr. Welch is absolutely right. Consult an attorney in your area to discuss this mater. One thing to remember is that this type of expungement is entirely within the judge's discretion..

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  • Can I get in any kind of trouble for this?

    I'm in high school / under 16 years of age. A person i know is on probation. He had sold me drugs a few times. We worked the deals out over text messaging with exact amounts of money and amounts of drugs. Sometimes Ive offered different drugs for ...

    Dennis’s Answer

    Yes. You can get in trouble. And probably will. Don't talk to anyone about this other than your parents. or a lawyer.

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