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Kyle Green

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  • I have a warrant for a DUI i have called the court they have asked me to see a judge, but i am thinking i might get arrested.

    The DUI took place back in 2010 i just want to know if it would be better for me to hire a lawyer or if it would be possible for me to go to court would out been arrested.

    Kyle’s Answer

    Any time you're charged with a crime it is better to have an attorney than not. In your case, it's even more important to have one because you have a warrant. An attorney can help you work with the court so that you don't get arrested and can resolve the case. An attorney can help you file the appropriate motions to get the warrant quashed.

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  • Should I hire a lawyer or represent myself?

    I'm a 21 year old male. Clean record, never bee arrested. I did traffic school 6 months ago but I have never received criminal speeding before. My only other speeding ticket was for like 10 over and I did traffic school. The officer saw me on the ...

    Kyle’s Answer

    Excessive speed is a class 3 misdemeanor. It carries a maximum penalty of 30 days in jail and a $500 fine plus surcharge. More important than the potential punishment is the fact that it will be on your record forever if you are convicted. Because of the potential consequences that you face, I would recommend hiring an attorney. At age 21 you you don't want to be saddled with a criminal record for your future.

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  • Can i be charged with everything they found in my home if the search warrant had wrong name and description was wrong

    i live in some small apartments and the search warrant has the name of a guy who use to live next door to me and thats who they described on the warrant also the warrant describes how they were looking for everything and anything that had to do w...

    Kyle’s Answer

    Answers in criminal cases are very rarely yes or no as small simple facts can change the outcome of a case. Search warrants can be very complicated. To answer your question an attorney would need more information, which you shouldn't be sharing on a public Internet forum. There are quite a few legal principles that govern the State's use of search warrants. You need to speak with an attorney to discuss the case under privilege and look at your various options.

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  • Do I have the grounds to have my DUI case dismissed? (Arizona)

    I was pulled over for driving in the bike lane. When asked to give a breath test, and later to a field sobriety test and questioning, I was not informed that I had the right to refuse and police reports say that I did so voluntarily. I also do no...

    Kyle’s Answer

    I agree with my colleague's assessment of your situation. It's pretty rare to take the issues in a case and get the prosecutor to outright dismiss the case without a fight. However, the issues that you've raised could be grounds to file motions that could ultimately result in the dismissal of your case. You should speak with a criminal defense attorney about your options and the case in more detail.

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  • I got a ticket 28-1595A and it says failure to yield. Can I fight it?

    How much would a lawyer typically charge for a case like this? I am in college and don't really have a lot of money so I want to explore my options. Any suggestions are welcome. Before the officer let me go, he told me "If I was you, I would stay ...

    Kyle’s Answer

    The statute that you indicate you are charged with is a class 2 misdemeanor. Arizona classifies crimes as either misdemeanors or felonies, with misdemeanors being less serious than felonies. Within misdemeanors, a class 1 is the most serious and a class 3 is the least serious. Since you are charged with a class 2 misdemeanor, you face an absolute maximum penalty of 4 months in jail, $750 plus surcharge in fines, and up to two years of probation. This is a criminal citation which means that if you're convicted, it stays on your record forever.

    Since it is a criminal conviction, I would recommend talking with a knowledgeable criminal defense attorney to discuss the case. The price for an attorney will vary depending on who you contact.

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  • Trial date @ end of Jan. Pub def said I have 0 chance at winning. Should I fire her & hire a criminal def attorney before trial?

    I have a criminal (drug-related) case that I am taking to trial. My public def came into this guns blazing, leading me to believe my case was solid & I'd get off. But now apparently she said I have no chance, so I am looking into just hiring a cri...

    Kyle’s Answer

    This is a tough question to answer without knowing all the facts - which I would not recommend discussing on an Internet forum. It's tough to hire a private attorney if your trial is set in a couple of weeks. Meeting with a private attorney and discussing your case is a good option for you.

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  • How long does my boyfriend have to worry that a warrant will be issued?

    My boyfriend and I went to Mexico for a couple days to hang out. On our way back they immediately after taking our i.d.s and asking us what we were doing in Mexico, put us through the x ray and got the dog. The dog ended up smelling something so t...

    Kyle’s Answer

    Felony charges in Arizona have a 7 year statute of limitations with some exceptions. You need to discuss this matter with an experienced criminal defense attorney as your boyfriend could be facing very serious charges with severe consequences based on the information that you've provided.

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  • What are my chances of possession of drug paraphernalia reduced from felony to misdemeanor?

    Last night my roommates parents found my pipe for smoking marijuana and called the police. I was not formally arrested and taken to jail but I received an arrest "ticket" and I have a court date in 2 months. Unfortunately, in Arizona this is consi...

    Kyle’s Answer

    Your chances of getting the case reduced to a misdemeanor depends on quite a few factors including any criminal history, the strength of the case, among other things. You could potentially be eligible for a diversion program which would allow you to get the case dismissed completely. Since you are facing a serious criminal offense, I would recommend contacting an experienced criminal defense attorney to discuss your options and prepare a strategy for your defense.

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  • Misdemeanor Appeal in AZ

    I was found guilty of a M-3. No sentence just a minor fine. BUT! I am not guilty, and have never had any run ins with the law my whole life. This M-3 even though small to some-is a smudge on my name-which I do not appreciate. How do I know what...

    Kyle’s Answer

    Appeals from misdemeanor convictions have very strict time limits. You are required to file a Notice of Appeal within 14 days of the date of conviction, otherwise you lose your option to appeal the conviction. A conviction for a misdemeanor is generally appealed to the Superior Court in that jurisdiction. Appeals focus on the legal issues associated with the case, generally not the factual issues. You will likely want to hire an attorney to help you handle the appeal since it is so legal intensive.

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  • I just got my second DUI. what can happen and what can I do?

    I was driving on a suspended license so it was am aggravated DUI. I refused to blow and it took them seven hours to get my blood. Could this be dropped and if not awpuld it be possible to get rehab because I really do need rehab...

    Kyle’s Answer

    Your question indicates that your case has a lot of moving parts. Convictions for aggravated DUIs have extreme mandatory penalties. You need to contact an attorney as soon as possible to start looking at the case an

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