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Michael Alexander Misa

Michael Misa’s Answers

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  • What do I do if the cops are calling me because my phone number is in a drug dealers phone?

    my phone number is in a drug dealers phone and the cops are calling me.

    Michael’s Answer

    Hang Up! I know its difficult to believe in this highly intrusive communication era, but you have no obligation to speak to anyone, ever. That said I agree with my colleagues, contact a lawyer and require any questions be in his/her presence only. Know your Rights and Use them. Good luck.

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  • I was arrested for poss. of less than 20g. police drove my car around the corner and then let me know i was under arrest.

    I was placed in handcuff and put in the back of a police car. We drove around the corner to another site. While in the back of the cop car i saw them ahead of us driving my car. When we stopped i was then read my rights and was told i was being ar...

    Michael’s Answer

    My colleagues are correct. You need an attorney to review the facts of your particular case. The timing or sequence of events may provide a favorable motion to suppress the evidence as well as other motions. All of the specifics of your case need the attention of an experienced criminal defense lawyer. Good luck!

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  • I was charged with a 2 degree felony traveling to meet a minor ,it was a police sting .

    I have no prior criminal record, do i qualify for withhold of adjudication.

    Michael’s Answer

    I agree with my colleagues. You need to get in to see an experienced criminal defense attorney as soon as possible. This allegation is just that, but it is a very serious one which needs a very aggressive response. All things are possible once the case is properly defended. My immediate advice is discuss this matter ONLY with legal counsel and stay out or off any social sites etc. Good luck.

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  • Am I entitled t change the locks on the front door because we're having a domestic dispute, but he is still entitled to come

    in and I don't feel safe?

    Michael’s Answer

    The probable answer is yes he can return absent a Domestic Violence Injunction. The Injunction needs to be supported by facts under Florida law which shows the court an immediate concern for your safety based on specific facts. If you do fear this person file for protection and tell the court what facts you rely on that gives you a reasonable basis for that fear. If you are unsure call a criminal defense or marital lawyer in your area and get an appointment. There are a lot of questions which need specific answers so you will know where you stand...

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  • Am I going back to jail if this is my first offense ?

    I was arrested for grand theft from shoplifting at Walmart $555 worth of merchaindise. I got a 3rd degree felony grand theft when I was arrested. I'm afraid that if I go back to court I will be arrested and sent back to jail.

    Michael’s Answer

    When you accepted a bond or pretrial release you made a promise to appear at all properly noticed hearings. You can assure yourself a jail sentence if you don't go. The issue which you need to discuss in private with a lawyer is the case can be proven beyond a reasonable doubt. You have many things to discuss and need not fear the result until a full defense has been provided on your behalf. Get a lawyer and have that person help you to defend your rights.

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  • Husband kicked me out of our ny home I went to my parents in Florida can I file for Divorse

    He is giving me very little money and refuses to give me more saids I have nothing that belongs to me in the house but I do ...what should I do .. No job no money but am looking hard for a job

    Michael’s Answer

    I also agree with Ms. jacobs. Filing in Florida is going to limit the court from ruling on much of you property rights in New York. Depending on all the facts of your particular marriage you are probably better served in a NY jurisdiction. Good luck.

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  • I am accused of taking over $5000 cash from a business. I looked at the video and no proof, I was last into room and now accused

    No priors, no record and no proof. Was interviewed by police and detective and was told I can go home and wait for the warrant. Warrant for what?

    Michael’s Answer

    It is imperative that you contact an experienced criminal attorney in your area. The attorney can intervene and flush out the lack of probable cause for an arrest warrant by contacting the prosecutor. Do not continue discussing the facts of the case or make any comments on Facebook. The State Attorney is using Social Media against clients these days. The lack of evidence of the actual "taking" should serve you well but it must be done by a skilled lawyer. Good luck!!

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  • Criminal Background affecting College?

    I was asked about my background on my college application and i submitted a statement about 2 charges from when i was 16, driving without a valid license and leaving the scene accident. After this it stated that i need to be reviewed by the judici...

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    I agree with Mr. Haber. I would add that since you apparently sealed a Felony case at age 18 you are no longer eligible in Florida to seal any other records. However, you can send in a request to FDLE for a complete background check and will be able to see what appears. Remember in Florida expunged and sealed records have certain exemptions under law. You can even deny the arrest except for certain applications to school board , law enforcement and the Florida Bar. Get familiar with the sealing statute so you are prepared and know your rights under that very important statute.

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  • If someone had a DUI 20 years ago in another state, and it was expunged, will it show up now after a recent DUI?

    And having a Professional License as a Psychotherapist, will having a recent DUI have a consequence to practicing? Can the police find out if someone drives under a suspended license with a different vehicle? Lastly, what are the typical consequen...

    Michael’s Answer

    I agree with My colleagues. If you have a pending DUI it is imperative that you retain counsel including the public defender if indigent. Do not continue driving on a DUI suspension. You are subjecting yourself to significant jail time and license revocation. If you need help with a substance abuse problem, get treatment a soon as possible as it will help show the judge you are addressing the problem. Good luck!!

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  • How do i fight a traffic ticket when they messed up my ticket?

    I was driving my brothers car and i was quote on quote speeding and then he pulled me over and then i gave him my license i did not review the ticket until i got home and i saw that he actually gave my brother the ticket even though i gave him my ...

    Michael’s Answer

    You need to hire an attorney. This case case can be defended very easily but we need your brothers cooperation. Let me know if we can help!

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