My loved one has a probation hearing and sentencing coming up . I've received a few phone calls saying the plan is for him to get released on probation and he'll be on it for 18 months then the felony will be marked down as a misdemeanor ,but what...
Best person to speak with about this topic is your loved one's attorney as they would be in a far better position than any of us to give you the case specific information you are requesting.See question
also is it considered grand theft if the item was returned and never left the actual property
The slightest movement of property is all that's required when coupled with the wrongful intent. The amount of the property is also important. You could also be charged with burglary or shoplifting if you entered a building with the intent to commit a theft inside, even if you never actually committed the theft.
Before you go to court it would be in your best interests to hire a quality, locally experienced, criminal defense attorney if you can afford to do so.See question
I have been charged with criminal threat by playing a trick on someone that didn't even know it was me until cops informed them it was me.I basically told the person I would kill them with guns and etc but never truly intended to do it.I was just ...
The case gets dismissed, you get acquitted at trial, you plead to a lesser offense, you get convicted of the misdemeanor version of Penal Code section 422 (criminal threats), or you get convicted of the strike felony version of PC 422 and face at least 3 years in state prison.
Assuming you hired a quality, competent attorney, they are in the best position to answer your questions. Their proactive suggestions (anger management and psychological evaluation) should only help their ability to favorably resolve the case for you.
Please refrain from making admissions on public forums.See question
My son is in need of advice about his current case the court considers a SERIOUS CRIMINAL CASE, He just turned 19yrs old he was arrested and charged with the crimes at 17yrs old which he had a fitness hearing then charged as an adult. He's curren...
Many criminal defense firms offer "free" consultations for at least 30 minutes, if not longer. You and/or your son should contact a few reputable offices to see how they can help and if the fees associated with such representation are something you and the family can make happen.
Good Luck!See question
I got a call from an officer today wanting to interview me and asked if i could see him today. I said i cant and he said why not? I said i am with my daughter at home. He wants to interview me about a missing wallet at work. I found the wallet in ...
Please stop posting pseudo-admissions on public forums, resist the urge to tell the same (or any) story to law enforcement, and retain a quality, locally experienced, criminal defense attorney ASAP.See question
My son feels his current lawyer is clearly incompetent of doing a great job while he is facing 18yrs in prison because she has many other cases she's focused on and doesn't show any concern or interest in helping him, But wants him to except the ...
The easiest way to do that, and get the counsel of his choosing, is to hire a private, ideally quality and locally experienced, criminal defense attorney.
But if the money is not there to go that route, he can request a Marsden hearing where a judge will decide whether or not he is entitled to have a new attorney appointed to represent him.See question
I was on an online dating site and started texting a girl on there who's profile said she was 19. After we started texting she said she lied to me and she was actually turning 18 in 9 days. We started talking and she sent me two nude photos withou...
Sounds like a scam and/or extortion. Ignore the calls and any desire to communicate with anyone under 18 in a sexual nature.See question
I didn't take if it at time
You can certainly try. But it is always best to send a quality, locally experienced, criminal defense attorney in your place.See question
Case # CE363844 211 PC 245(A)(1) PC FORCE/ADW NOT FIREARM:GBI 245(A)(4) PC ASSAULT W/FORCE: GBI LIKELY 368(B)(1) PC HARM/DEATH:ELDER/DEP ADULT 136.1(B)(1) PC ATT PRVNT/ETC VIC/ETC:RPT 368(D) PC THEFT:ELD/DEP ADULT $950+ 594(A)...
Hire the best, locally experienced, criminal defense attorney "we" and the accused can afford.
Good Luck!See question
My fiance is being charged w/ PC 32 Accessory after the fact. We have no money for a lawyer so have a alternate public defender. The police claim they have surveillance of my fiance walking into a home where a murder was comitted about 15 -20 minu...
A severance motion can, and should (assuming it is in your fiancee's best interests) be filed as the case gets significantly closer to trial, many times at the motions in limine stage of the case.See question