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James H. Wall

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  • How to get rid of bogus news article about you?

    Basically I was falsely arrested and mischarged when someone assaulted me with their vehicle and then called the police on me when I warned them to stop. I obtained video evidence that the claims against me were false, but the corrupt DA in the m...

    James’s Answer

    You should contact the lawyer who helped you with the case originally to see what your options are concerning this. However, if warrants were issued by a judge I'm not sure you have much of a chance of getting a news story removed.

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  • I got caught shoplifting at Publix while on probation but publix dropped the charges however the city of Atl expects me in court

    I am on non-reporting felony probation in Fulton Co. for a 1st time drug charge (first offender's). I am eligable for early termination. I understand that I violated but Publix completely threw away my file. My husband has been dealing with the he...

    James’s Answer

    Even though you are on non-reporting, First Offender probation, if you have been charged with a new offense, you are at risk of having your first offender status revoked and then being resentenced for the original offense. From your question, it appears that you have already been arresteds, spoken with court personnel and then signed something that you admit you do not know exactly what it was. My advice to you is to quit fooling around, take this seriously and call a lawyer to help you with this problem. Whenever you could lose your first offender status it's worth spending some money to make sure things are handled correctly.

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  • Signing over my rights how can i do this the mother is getting state aid and i have not see my son in 4 years is there a way

    my child support is 2x the amount i make and i can live off whit i make after the state takes its money

    James’s Answer

    So what is your question? Child support is typically determined with reference to the state child support guidelines. You need an attorney to help you....

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  • Is a charge of child endangerment while under the influence of alcohol or drugs the same thing as a DUI?

    I was charged with DUI and then Child Endangerment While Under the Influence of Alcohol or Drugs. Would that be considered two DUI charges? I know they can't be merged, but what are the odds that my lawyer can get them to only charge me with the ...

    James’s Answer

    Even though both citations arise from the same incident they are viewed as separate offenses by the Dept. of Driver Services. This is a critical point because a conviction on both counts will have a very severe effect on your ability to continue driving. You could lose your license for a very long time. Do not try to handle this yourself to save some cash. You really need a defense attorney to help you resolve this matter in a way that best protects your interests and ability to continue driving. We have experience handling exactly this type of situation so feel free to give us a call.

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  • Is a CI name in the disvovery packet

    The person that the police use to obtain a warrent, will his name be on record, or anyway for people to find out?

    James’s Answer

    Absolutely not, the CI's name will not be disclosed in the discovery packet. The CI's identity is protected since there may be ongoing investigations and because divulging their identity may place them in danger. However, a defense attorney can file certain documents with the court to have the identity disclosed in certain instances. This is a very complex area of the law and you will need an attorney to help you with this. We have experience handling this type of case and issue so please feel free to give us a call.

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  • Misdemeanor shoplifting probation violation no new charges have less than two months.

    If not arrested before probation runs out will probation warrant expire. there are no new charges only technical violations

    James’s Answer

    If I understand your question, it seems as if there is already a probation warrant out, is this correct? If there is already a probation warrant out for you, the probation could be tolled (that is, it could be held open) until you are brought before the judge to resolve the issues of the technical violations. When you go before the judge you have a good chance of getting the judge to simply close the case, however, don't simply assume that you can wait out any probation warrant through the end of the probation period. Feel free to give me a call with any quesitons.

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  • Need defense lawyer for drug case. Police messed up from beginning of case. Definatley will be thrown out.

    Don't have a lot of money but I need to help him. Police left scene and returned later and found drugs and said it's his but didn't see it the first time they were there. What do I do

    James’s Answer

    It is quite possible that the police made mistakes during the investigation however, you should not for one second think that the case with "definitely" be thrown out, especially if the case is in Forsyth County. (No disrespect is intended to the folks who work there.) I have had many cases in Forsyth County, both felony and misdemenaor, and my experience has been that you are going to be in for a fight in any case in Forsyth so you are going to need an attorney to help you. You should contact several from this website (including us) but it's something you are going to have to do and you should do so as quickly as you can.

    Best of luck and feel free to call us -

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  • If its someones first offense...are they definately doing time or is there a chance that they might just get probation?

    my fiance' broke into this house with two of his family members and they all got charged with residential burglary.........and the others said that he planned it all (which is not true) if he doesn't take this to trial and pleads first offenders ...

    James’s Answer

    Whether or not your fiance has to do some time will depend on a number of things. Does he have a lawyer? He really needs one to deal with this charge. Burglary has a maximum possible sentence of 20 years. Assuming he does not take the case to trial there may be many things he can present to the prosecutor and the judge to get a sentence which does not require jail time. Feel free to call me if you want to discuss it further.

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  • If victim declines pressing charges but law does press charges.can a city cop take out warrants then misplace originals as

    result county cop makes new warrants and serves.and before i had been served i was booked and bonded?

    James’s Answer

    i have to say that I'm confused by your question. Were you booked and bonded on the warrants that were misplaced? I'm not sure it matters since you can only be prosecuted once for the incident. The fact that multiple warrants seem to have been taken out does not really matter if they all relate to the same incident. Whether or not a victim presses charges does not completely determine how a case will be resolved. If the state can prove the case without the testimony of the victim they will attempt to do so, regardless of what the victim says. It sounds like you are going to need an attorney. Good luck -

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  • Can a 18 yr old have sex with a 17 yr old in Georgia? The Age of Consent is 16, and at 17 yrs old your an adult...?

    In Georgia, the age of consent is 16. So a 18 yr old and a 17 yr old should be able to have sex legally. right?

    James’s Answer

    There's way too much behind your question to give a simple response, however, you are correct that the age of consent in Georgia is 16. Yet, you're asking this question on an avvo website for advice from lawyers - so my question to you is, what else is going on? Why post this question at all? If you're thinking that you might need a lawyer, then you probably do. Please feel free to give us a call.

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