My boyfriend was recently put in jail for a burglary crime . He received probation but they are telling him the cost of probation is 1200 dollars .
The best thing for him to do is to go to court and inform the court of his financial situation. It always best to communicate with the court that way the court can take his situation into account. As long as he met all other conditions of probation the court may allow him some leeway on the issue of fees. It might not be a bad idea to retain an attorney for his next court appearance.See question
I was caught shoplifting at a retail store, the amount is less than $100. I was took to their backstage office, photo taken, ID taken, SSN taken. Then I was taken to the police office, released hours later. The criminal case was dismissed. But the...
You should always follow the advice of your attorney since he would know more about your case than anyone in this forum. If the retailer recovered the merchandise then I am of the opinion they are not entitled to any amount of money. The likelihood of the retailer filing suit over such a small amount of money is slim.See question
My boyfriend is actively involved in a case for which he was wrongfully accused. The alleged "victim" is a good actress and has a heart wrenching sob story based off of lies and exaggerated truths. Her statement to police is accurately described a...
There is no short answer to your question. Many times a jury trial comes down to who tells a better story. Many times through skillful cross examination you can expose a witnesses's lies in front of a jury.See question
get my money back or at least send him back to jail where he needs to be.
No only the court can revoke his bondSee question
I was arrested for theft but my disposition was S.O.L. which in Illinois is Not a Conviction, I was not sent to theft school or given Probation or charged a fine; Will this affect my ability to become naturalized? Will the DHS view this as a Convi...
SOL is a dismissalSee question
My boyfriend who has no history of violence or gun use had a mental break down the other day. He blacked out and grabbed his twin brothers fire arm which was out in the open and suggested he kill himself. He is 28 years old and again, there is no ...
It depends on what he is charged with. Do you know what he was charged with?See question
at the age of 17
The possible penalties for possession of a firearm vary in Illinois. If you are charge with agg uuw it is non probational and you are looking at 1-3. If you are charged with uuw by felon you are looking at 3-7. Talk to an attorney because there man ways you can challenge a gun case.See question
They asked to come in and talk to me but started searching my apartment when they got inside
No they can not search your home. Giving law enforcement consent to walk into your house does not translate into consent to search. Whenever consent is given law enforcement must not go outside the scope of that consent.See question
The police entered my Home without a search warrant and found contraband
You can not file a motion to suppress at preliminary hearing. A preliminary hearing is a hearing conducted to see if there is probable cause to charge. In most situations will not be allowed to go into topic regarding the search of your home. If you would like to discuss further call me 3129293171See question
the police came looking for someone who wasnt there they asked can they come in to talk to me and started searching my apartment
Consent to enter your home is not consent to search.See question