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Andrew M. Leone

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  • How can I beat a drug sales charge when ci did buy on me is audio enough for conviction

    I was charged with 3rd degree sale this year in May for a controlled buy done to me last year in July why would they wait so long to charge me and they have photo copy of money but never found me in possession of that money they also have audio ho...

    Andrew’s Answer

    Your best shot at beating this case is to start be retaining an experienced c criminal defense attorney. All the evidence needs to be thoroughly evaluated in order to come up with the best route to take for your defense.

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  • Any lawyers in Minnesota near Carver Or Scott County that takes payments?

    Probation violation- talked to other lawyer and said I have a good case to show it was miscommunication

    Andrew’s Answer

    Best thing to do is contact some of us on here directly.

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  • Would it affect the case if the person didn't press charges?

    My fiance is facing a 5th degree possession and theft of a controlled substance. He's looking at some scary prison time. The person who he took the medication from isn't going to press charges. How does it affect his case?

    Andrew’s Answer

    This case is now in the hands of law enforcement and the county attorney's office. Potentially their case may not be as strong if the alleged victim is not cooperating; however, they still do have a case and don't likely just dismiss without their feet being put to the fire. Now is the time to retain an experienced criminal defense attorney who can assure his rights are being protected and all options are explored.

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  • What advice can you give to proceed from a situation like this?

    My sister and her boyfriend were involved in a car accident where they were hit by someone who failed to stop at a stop sign. My sister had to get 5 stitches above her eye and is experiencing neck and shoulder pain; she is also only 16. Her boyfri...

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    The best way to proceed is for your sister, and her boyfriend too if he's injured, to seek medical treatment for her pain and injuries. Even if she might have gone to the hospital, they really don't do much for long term treatment. She should visit her primary care physician or maybe a chiropractor, since they typically deal with back and neck pain. Medical bills should be billed through auto insurance; however, this can be a confusing process.

    Unfortunately, there isn't anything that can be done about the way the officer handled the situation. However, since it seems the other driver is the person who caused the accident, your sister may be able to seek a pain and suffering claim against the other driver's insurance.

    It would be a good idea for your sister, and boyfriend, to speak with a personal injury attorney. The process is complicated and nothing automatically happens.

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  • What is likely to happen on my court date? Costumed adventuring -Charged. No record. 19 years old.

    Was arrested for disorderly conduct and fleeing police. When they found me, I was wearing what could be seen as a superhero costume (actually just sports wear for jumping on the skyscrapers) I had on a red mask and goggles because I frequent the a...

    Andrew’s Answer

    At the first court hearing your case could resolve, or it can just be given a new date, or really anything in between. It would be in your best interest to retain an attorney to assure all your rights are being protected and the best possible outcome is achieved.

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  • Can I get a lawyer find my right?

    I had an accident last Wednesday at 10:20 when the taxi came to take me to my appointment with my doctor in the way he hit the break and I fall down I hart my left legs and my backbone and iam a disable he didn't call 911 he reterned me to my whee...

    Andrew’s Answer

    If you were injured while in the taxi, then the taxi's insurance company should be legally obligated to pay for your medical bills relating to this accident. If you were injured due to the driver's negligence, then you may be entitled to compensation for pain and suffering; however, this is not automatic.

    Was this a private taxi company? A medical transport ride? Do you know the company? Do you know the driver's name? How serious are the injuries from this accident? These are all important questions in this case.

    Most personal injury attorneys will offer a free consultation. Best advice is to contact one and then it can be determined what their able to do for you.

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  • What should I except in court or what I should do in court with a prior out of state owi

    Ok so I got a dwi in MN Washington county I have yet to go to court. I blew .19 and refused blood test. I have a prior owi in wi Polk count a year ago April 2015 when I was 20

    Andrew’s Answer

    I agree with Mr. Edmunds' assessment of your facts. You don't want to go at this alone. Your best possible outcome will be achieved with the help and guidance of legal counsel.

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  • What should I do? Should I pay the fine? I know what I did was wrong, why fight it?

    I was charged with Misdemeanor for marijuana possession. This is my first time dealing with the law. I have never gotten into trouble before. I have a fine of $140 with no court appearance.

    Andrew’s Answer

    The main reason to "fight it" is to keep a conviction off your record. It is very possible to accomplish this result; however, if you just pay the fine it will be an automatic conviction. The only way to keep it off your record is by going to court. An attorney can usually handle the entire process for you.

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  • What do I need to know to help his charges get dismissed or expunged?

    My boyfriend stole one item from Walmart totaling $3.24. I just found out about it by his summons paperwork. This is his first theft offense, he was drinking at the time, and was an idiot. He has one other criminal charge on his record which is un...

    Andrew’s Answer

    This can have a serious impact on potential job opportunities. They best way is to resolve this is to resolve the case in a way that does not result in a conviction. It would be in his best interest to retain an experienced criminal defense attorney.

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  • Do I need a lawyer with me for court?

    I was in a car accident the end of January 2016 and will have to appear in court. The charge was MN statue 169.14.1 Duty to Drive with Due Care. I believe this is a misdemeanor charge.

    Andrew’s Answer

    This is a criminal offense, so yes, it would be in your best interest to have an attorney. There are several consequences to having a misdemeanor conviction; therefore, you'll want to do whatever is possible to avoid having this on your record.

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