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i will be attending court in a month. i will plead guilty. its considered a petty misdemeanor. how do i get this off my permanent record? Im in school for criminal justice (3rd year) how will this affect me in the process of becoming a police offi...
Successful completion of a diversionary program will allow you to get this off of your permanent record and so will having the adjudication withheld.See question
In particular, my question pertains to 1st degree murder. Can a prosecutor add 2nd degree and voluntary manslaughter as the lesser included offenses?
Yes, but you can only be convicted of one or else there is a violation of the double jeopardy rule.See question
I was involved in an auto accident in Aug 2013 where I was rear ended while stopped at a traffic light. I just completed 1 year of treatment that included: mri, xrays, semi monthly DR appts, 20 P.T. sessions, an ortho specialist and pain manageme...
The policy maximum for both !!! You have done everything right so far so don't settle for anything less !!!See question
He did file the initial complaint against me but is no longer cooperating with the investigation. Can I still be convicted? How can I tell if the state has actually picked up the case as he has told a few ppl that he 'heard from a cop that they we...
You can receive a 6 year prison sentence for these crimes assuming you have no prior record. As my colleagues mentioned above although your husband doesn't wish to pursue the charges the State Attorney might pick them up. The copy may no longer be pursuing this case because you were already arrested and their investigation is over. Your case is in the prosecutor's hands now and they may chose to drop your case, but I highly doubt that.See question
my boyfriend pleaded out to all of his charges and was sentenced to jail but the day after a complaint was filed and he got a paper saying he had a vop arraignment pretrial...can he receive more time in jail even though he was already sentenced......
The VOP is a new charge and therefore your boyfriend can receive more jail or even prison time for the new charge. Feel free to call me office for a free legal consultation. I handle VOP and other Criminal cases in the area.See question
I went to court today they made me apply for a public defender.
Sometimes paying what you owe and begging for mercy is enough. Other arrangements can be made as well. Don't go about it without a lawyer.See question
I don't want to get into specifics here, but I'm looking for an attorney, in the Jacksonville area, willing to make payment arrangements on an armed robbery charge. I've had no luck just calling around, and I'm starting to question whether it's e...
It depends on the attorney. I would continue to call around and do my best to negotiate with the attorney or his staff. Also you may want to seek out the Florida Bar association (they may refer you to some they believe could help you) and there is always the Public Defender's office if you qualify.See question
Are they under subpoena? What are the consequences? The victim slash witness is a 16 year old btw
A deposition should have been sent out, but it is not required. If a subpoena was not sent than the witness does not need to appear in a criminal case. There aren't many statistics on how common a witness misses their deposition, but that it not really important.See question
I'm not nor was I ever given a prescription to what he allegedly had.
As long as you aren't being accused of possessing it or owning it you will have no problems with Medicade.See question
About 30 something day have passed and the only thing filed is the arrest affidavit, arrest warrant.
The date of your arrest is what counts here and not when you were bailed out. The prosecutors (state attorneys) have 175 from the date of your arrest to file charges against you. Don't confuse the court with the prosecutors. If they try to file charges after the 175 day mark let a criminal defense lawyer know.See question