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Andrew M. Leone

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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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  • What are the chances that this "case" can be reopened or show up on a background check?

    In 2012, I was a suspect in an investigation involving the illegitimate purchase of goods at a retail store through the misuse of an electronic coupon. I was notified of the investigation and fired from my job. I spoke to the detective heading the...

    Andrew’s Answer

    You should have nothing to worry about. Nothing should be on your record because you were never charged with anything.

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  • What do you advice me to do? Where do I go from.here

    I was in a car accident hit by a motorcycle clearly sppeding. He was going well over 45 mph which is the posted speed limit. I was turning on a green light and I was 3/4 of the way through the intersection when the other driver hit my back quarter...

    Andrew’s Answer

    This is a perfect scenario where a personal injury attorney would be helpful to guide you through this process. If you were injured it is important to seek treatment as soon as possible. An attorney can advise you of all the no fault laws and what benefits you are entitled to.

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  • Anything I can do

    I was charged with gross misdemeanor theft and sentenced to two years probation last year. I was recently charged with a misdemeanor theft charge. What are my chances of jail time?

    Andrew’s Answer

    That answer depends on many different variables: the facts/evidence of the case, who is your attorney, what county, etc.... There certainly is a chance to avoid jail; however, is not a guarantee. Your chances are typically a lot better when you are represented by an experienced criminal defense attorney.

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  • Can I be charged with dwi when I wasn't driving, but said I was.

    Charged with dwi & test refusal. My boyfriend was driving, but I wasn't in the right state of mind & told them I was driving. I didn't refuse the test, i asked for a lawyer.

    Andrew’s Answer

    Can you be charged? Yes, you can, and it seems like you already have been. The important question is can you be convicted. Without the help from an experienced DWI attorney, you quite possibly will be convicted. There are several defenses and the prosecution has to prove you were driving.

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  • How do I get this citation dropped?

    I was cited for a disorderly brawling at a casino in Morton mn redwood county. I felt that it was self defense and walked away. several women were chasing me and my husband and yelling obscene language. there is a video of this altercation. as wel...

    Andrew’s Answer

    It is definitely possible to keep this off your record. It would be in your best interest to retain an experienced attorney to guide you through this process.

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  • Is it still possible for me to be charged with dui?

    I ran a red light and got pulled over. I failed the sobriety test, but passed the breathalyzer. They did a blood test and I'm pretty sure it's going to come up negative. There may be cannabis on the blood test.

    Andrew’s Answer

    Yes, it is very possible that you can be charged with DWI. It's likely that a charging decision won't cine until the blood results are in, which can be a lengthy process. If it comes back positive for any drug, you can expect to receive a summons and complaint in the mail. This will list what you are being charged with and the date/location of your first court date. It is important to retain an experienced attorney to guide you through this process so you can achieve the best possible result.

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  • Is there any attorney who will work with me if I'm willing to sign a legally binding contract or take payments?

    I was recently charged with fifth degree possesion of a controlled substance. They prosecution is saying it was constructive possesion. Nothing was found in my possesion. I was the passenger in a car. The driver/owner of the vehicle took a plea f...

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    There are several attorneys who are willing to work on payment plans, or who may offer lower rates. I suggest you contact a few attorneys from this site to see if they are fits. We are not allowed to solicit business here, so you are the one who would have to reach out.

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  • How do i know if the couny. Prosecutor is going to file or has filed charges

    I talked to an investigator about a sex assault charge and he turned it over to a prosecutor, he said he was 99,9999 sure no charges would be filed but i don ' t believe him. It happened 5 months ago this women just lied about everything. It was i...

    Andrew’s Answer

    Unfortunately you don't know for sure; however, often times an attorney can speak with, and possibly negotiate with, the prosecutor prior to charges being filed. The easiest, and safest, may to beat a charge is to avoid having the charge filed in the first place.

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