I was charged in 2011 with 3 counts of theft by deception by my previous employer but I have not been contacted from anyone at the court or DA office since I was charged. These charges are on my record and I need to know how I can move forward
The statute of limitations for misdemeanors is 2 years, for felonies generally 4 years. Should your initial arrest be eligible for expungement, an attorney can assist you with that process.See question
is it possible to have his charge of armed robbery reduced to robbery by intimidation? he entered a store and handed the cashier a note that stated he needed money. there was no physical weapon involved at all, and the note didn't mention any thin...
Hire your husband an experienced criminal defense attorney.See question
I was pulled over cause my tag lights didn't work but they did. But my brake light was out on video and tag lights on. Then I was charged with DUI. Can the light issue help with reducing charge since it was obviously incorrect
You need to provide more facts, but depending on your driving, your blood alcohol level, and whether or not you submitted to a state administered test, you may have a valid challenge to the DUI charge. Consult with an experienced attorney as soon as possible, as you may also have license issues that need to be addressed immediately.See question
I was pulled over with a friend who had not been drinking. I had been drinking at the house but I was not driving. The officer said he smelt alcohol and asked to breathalyz us. I blew a .41 and my friend blew a .000. The officer said I would recei...
As you can tell from the earlier responses, you're best bet is to call and meet with experienced counsel to discuss your situation. I suggest doing so right away, and many attorneys on this list will do a free initial consultation.See question
I was stopped at a road block. I first provided a blood sample and later asked for the Breathalyzer as an independent test about 45 mins after my arrest. If it was reduced to reckless driving, would I be able to have the DUI arrest expunged from m...
I'm guessing you meant .07, correct? Short of a dismissal or an acquittal following trial, your arrest will not be eligible for restriction. You'll need an attorney to assist you with your case.See question
My nephew was in a fight months ago with some guys at a park. He and a young lady were later accused and arrested on arm robbery charges. No evidence was found. How long can he be detained in jail with no evidence?
If he was arrested on a warrant, he's entitled to a probable cause hearing. If a judge finds probable cause to detain him further, he can be held for 90 days without bond. He needs experienced counsel for this type of case, so I suggest you contact some attorneys right away.See question
I'm being charged with a public intoxication and this is my first offense at 21 years old. What is most often the punishment for this?
It depends on a number of factors, like whether you were charged with a local ordinance or a state law violation. Call and meet with an attorney or two, and you'll get your answer.See question
I was at a store parked my car left car on with AC locked doors and picked up an order that was ready I was gone less than 5 min I had left my 6,4 and 1 yr old while I got my items I was pulled over half a mile down the road because someone called...
I agree with my colleagues: you need an attorney. Your case is similar to others drawing a great deal of media attention both locally and nationally, and therefore will be more closely scrutinized by the prosecutor and judge.See question
I took 1st offfenders and have finished probation but I'm not sure what it means now as far as background checks for jobs. How do I answer questions about convictions, etc?
I suggest you run your crinal history. If the first offender discharge has been completed, your record will be "clean".See question
If I can complete all my requirements in less than a year, could I get an early termination?
It is possible, though often it depends on the judge, prosecutor and your underlying charge. Certainly, finishing up the conditions of your probation quickly will aid in your efforts. In which county were you sentenced?See question