Recently got charged with a minor in consumption. The officer got my information, typed it into his computer, and gave me a sheet of details explaining what to do next. He told me that all I need to do is call a designated number in 10 days, and p...
The difference is that if you simply call and pay the fine, you are essentially admitting guilt and will have a conviction of your record. By calling and setting a court date instead, you have the opportunity to resolve the case in a favorable manner, which will keep a conviction off your record. There are several different ways to accomplish this goal. Your chances at keeping a conviction off your record likely would be increased with the help of an experienced criminal defense attorney.See question
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...
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.See question
Probation violation- talked to other lawyer and said I have a good case to show it was miscommunication
Best thing to do is contact some of us on here directly.See question
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?
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.See question
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...
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.See question
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...
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.See question
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...
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.See question
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
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.See question
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.
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.See question
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...
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.See question