After fulfilling all of my requirements, I was recently early terminated from probation. My PO on multiple accounts came to my house and stayed for sometime up to 3 hours. He made sexual remarks, pinned me up against the wall (with my year old d...
Sorry to hear about your experience...awful!
There are overtones here of criminal activity, especially when the PO physically pinned you to the wall! You'll need to gather all of your proof, and get to a local attorney's office asap. You may be contacting law enforcement as well. Good Luck.See question
Yes I was arrested April 22 2017 for a burglary charged and bonded out and its been almost 40 days and they still haven't formally charged me yet is there anything I can do or should do at this point
It doesn't surprise me that they haven't filed charges yet, you're still early in the game (they have 175 days to file charges).
But, that doesn't mean you should just sit around and do nothing. There are all sorts of things out there that may need to be done to defend your charges, depending upon the allegations. For example, I had a case recently where my client said he wasn't even in the area at the time of the alleged theft. So, we figured out where he was at the time, and were able to obtain the video footage from a convenience store which would establish his alibi. Video evidence doesn't last forever, lots of stores delete their footage after 30 days (or less). If you need this sort of evidence for some reason, you're going to need to get an attorney involved asap so that his/her investigator can track down all the defense evidence before it evaporates. Take Care.See question
I was just offered a position at the company in FL, they want to do a level 2 background check which includes fingerprinting. I have had I the past a couple of minor car accidents and a recent ticket of careless driving. Will that show up on my le...
I've had clients hired for excellent jobs who have multiple felony convictions on their records. I've had clients denied employment for cases that were dropped. It's difficult to say how your particular potential employer will treat all the information they gather. I think that expunging / sealing your case is an excellent way of looking your best to a prospective employer. My neighbor and friend is a VP of Human Resources for a major company, and he loves to see expunged cases, because that tells him that this person is handling their business. It's the right thing to do, even if it isn't a perfect solution.
Now, getting back to your driving record. Sure, employers can see driving records, among other things. But, that doesn't mean they're going to care! You'll have to research this company more, dig deeper, to find out the sort of things important to this HR department. Everyone approaches things differently.See question
Me and my friend were just in causing where I saw the shoes and the shirt that I liked and I just took them and I got caught and the cops came and it's my first time doing this but I'm just scared I'm gonna go to jail when I go to court because th...
Don't go to court without an attorney, obviously. Yes, you're going to hear this sort of thing a lot from a bunch of lawyers, but in your case, it's true. First offenders can get screwed without representation. You don't want to be that person. Yes, there are plenty of ways to get a first offense dismissed. The options depend upon the county involved, the judge involved, and the facts of your case. But, based upon what little I know, I think you're going to be just fine so long as an experienced local attorney is looking out for you. Take Care.See question
I purchased a vehicle in 2012 had major engine problems a co worker said he would help me out and took the vehicle to fix slowly as i was waiting on my income tax .He or where he took it had it for a few months and i was over it so I had it towed ...
Sometimes, a local traffic ticket lawyer can get these citations back on the court's docket. When and if that happens, maybe that lawyer can beat some of the charges. That, in turn, will reduce the amount of money you owe. Or, this attorney may be able to arrange some sort of payment plan with the judge who oversees the citation cases, in which the clerk will be ordered to lift the DL suspension pending payment of the citations over the next 6 months or so (for example). Not all counties do these sorts of things, and we have 67 counties in Florida, so you're going to need to consult with an attorney in Miami to resolve this. But the good news is, you've got a shot at getting your license back so long as you do it under the supervision of an attorney (because, an attorney will be able to tell you whether or not the payment of all these citations is just going to resuspend your license, and you don't want that after paying all that money!). Good Luck!See question
Ive been on probation and almost served my full term, i had early term possibility but i'm days from probation ending and I'm supposed to have a technical violation court date but what happens if it doesnt get signed and scheduled until after my t...
Depending upon the nature of your technical violation, there are time limits on how long probation has to resolve their accusations against you. If you want to dig deep into how some violations of probation must be dismissed because they are not resolved before the termination date, check out the case of Lewin v. State, 192 So. 3d 91 (Fla. 4th DCA 2016). Yes, reading this case may bore you to tears. I get that. So, an even better suggestion is to simply hire a local attorney as soon as possible to lay out all of your options at this point. Good Luck!See question
Arrested for possession of controlled substance without prescription and possession of equipment and contraband introduced into detention facility.
"What are the chances of being a convicted felon??" That's a good question, and the answer depends upon the facts of the case. How bad is it? And, the answer depends upon your prior record. If you have a few drug priory's, you may become a convicted felon over this. And, it depends on whether or not you have some sort of prior/old prescription for the drug you allegedly possessed. This can be a defense, or at least strong mitigation. And, lets not forget that if you're a first offender there are plenty of programs out there which will end up dismissing the charges against you. Lots of options, all of which will be offered to you by a local criminal defense attorney. So, be sure to get someone on your case as soon as possible. Good Luck!See question
Charged me anyway. I'm on the pti program for a 3 degree felony. What may happen next?
Sure, everyone is telling you that you're going to be kicked out of PTI. True enough. But, if you can get the DUI dropped (you'll need to get an attorney asap, obviously), you may have a shot at getting the PTI case back into some sort of program. Yes, it's a long shot, but I've seen it done before. Get on that DUI case asap, and maybe some good things will happen.See question
I was pulled over for soliciting a prostitute, no agreement was made. She claimed there was and got to go away scott free. She was not an undercover cop. The police report had her name, I looked her up and she has prior prostitution charges. S...
Yes, the police can lie, steal, and cheat. The police believe that every time a man gives a ride to a pretty woman that the man is just soliciting sex for money. It's sad, really. Every time a man flirts with a woman in public--it must be a solicitation case. Again, sad. Now, I'm not suggesting such conversations are advisable. But, this is America, right? You can't say a few flirty words to a gal without being arrested? And, you cannot give anyone a ride these days--especially women--without risking some sort of innuendo based accusations down the road. Sure, men have been known to say a few inappropriate things to women at times, and this happens in bars and nightclubs--but it also happens in the workplace (harrassment, maybe). It also happens at convenience stores. It happens to waitresses all the time (depending on where they work, of course). It happens to nurses in hospitals! Give a guy some drugs in a hospital bed and watch the level of friskiness escalate. I'm just saying. There's a real free speech problem with some of these solicitation cases. You must hire a local defense attorney immediately to sort out all the issues involved. Good Luck!See question
I went in for my monthly meeting to my probation officer, he drug tested me as usual and when he put the test strip in, it came up positive because I saw only one line. He was kind of distracted by someone else talking but he looked at the strip b...
Obviously, a dirty urine can result in a violation of probation. But typically, the probation officer is required to send the urine sample off to the lab to confirm or deny the test results (because these little test kits are not very accurate, it takes a laboratory to get a better reading--and even then, they're not that accurate!).
So, do you have a violation of probation? Well, you didn't admit to consuming drugs, right? That's usually reason enough to violate someone--their own admissions. So long as your case doesn't involve any sort of confession, and we know that the "evidence" was thrown in the trash--so my guess is that you're in the clear here. But, I don't have super powers. Predicting what a probation officer will do is more difficult than you may think! Good luck.See question