I was trying to get school supplies (bedding, bathroom stuff, things for a dorm) and my friend was scanning everything while I was putting things in the buggy. I payed $80.They stopped us and said we was being charged with stealing And we was give...
Yes, you need a lawyer. A shoplifting conviction can ruin your ability to get a job and will cost you hundreds of thousands of dollars over your lifetime in lost employment opportunities. If you truly cannot afford a lawyer, ask for a public defender when you go to court.See question
Isn't it law that your innocent until proven guilty??? With that being said how can my probation officer basically assume I'm guilty of the alleged crime and violate my probation without a disposition of guilt. Concerned Citizen!!!
While on probation, the State does not need to prove your guilt beyond a reasonable doubt to revoke your probation. Instead the standard of proof is preponderance of the evidence. In fact, you can be acquitted at trial of a "new" offense and your probation can still be revoked.See question
If government or a regulation requires that a notice must be dated as of the date it is handed to a person, would it become legally ineffective if it is not handed to the person or if it is dated not as of the date it is handed to the person? A...
It depends. It would be helpful if you asked your specific question (tell us what notice/regulation you are talking about) instead of asking a general question.See question
Can her parents press charges? I know the age of consent in GA is 16 but the age of majority or something is 18. Makes no sense to me.
There are several offenses you can be charged with if you have a sexual relationship with a 17 year old child. It is a good idea to wait until she is 18.See question
If I can avoid being arrested before I get off probation will it go away or will I always have a warrant
If a warrant was issued, it will not "go away" unless you either are arrested on the warrant or unless you hire a lawyer to get the judge to recall the warrant.See question
I was charged with possession of a controlled substance under an once now my probation officer is trying to revoke my probation
Yes, your probation can be revoked for committing a new crime.See question
Hi I was charged with possesion of under an ounce of Marijuana and also possesion of over and ounce of Marijuana this is my first Offense what should I be expecting as a punishment
Why would you use First Offender when you have other options available?See question
I was molested as a teenager by someone in their 50s in 2009, and am suing for childhood sexual abuse concerning trafficking for sexual servitude, rape, aggravated sodomy, and aggravated sexual battery. All of this wound up happening by him preten...
No, you cannot force a prosecutor to prosecute someone as relief in a civil case. Additionally double jeopardy would preclude him from being charged since we was already charged with an offense arising out of the same incident.See question
My friend Gordon is going through a problem right now and he hasn't been able to stop crying since 4:40 Saturday afternoon. He was on a dating website called Skout and he was talking to a 20 year old guy, the guys profile says he was 20 and he sen...
Several lawyers, including myself, have told your friend it's a scam. For some reason he does not want to listen to us.See question
I have never had a problem getting a job in the past, but lately my record has been haunting me. I have been a good citizen and stayed out of trouble, Just want to be free of this just so when I am ask this question again I can mark no. Please he...
If those cases were dismissed, it will be easy to restrict your criminal history. If you were convicted, then the arrests will remain on your record forever, except under certain limited circumstances, one of which is that you were under 21 when convicted.See question