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  • Cop arrested me for dui even though I blew only a 0.08

    I told him I'm just slightly buzzed he said that buzzed driving is drunk driving and you don't even need to be drunk to get arrested for dui in California is he correct?

    Greg’s Answer

    Yes. Having over a .08 percent of alcohol in your blood makes you guilty of DUI (23252(b)) even if you are not unsafe to drive (23152(a). The machines aren't 100 percent accurate, however, and you may have grounds to fight on that basis.

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  • Plz help me. I dont understand his sentencing

    I need help under standing my husbands sentencing i cant call the court or jail they want u to go in person but i have no transportation i really need help understanding what happen at his court and i want to know howcan i obtain the prison info o...

    Greg’s Answer

    Tell us what you remember, maybe we can interpret.

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  • Am I facing charges ? What is the best thing to do in this scenario ? Can I just give the money back without facing prosecution

    My husband and I where at Walmart at the self check out , it was extremely busy , earlier I took my anxiety medication and where scrambling because our respite care for our daughter who is disabled was almost up . As we proceeded to check out we n...

    Greg’s Answer

    To answer your first question, yes, unlawful conversion of property is a crime. Will anyone believe you that you didn't remember that you had just pocket a hundred dollars? Probably not. Are you likely to be prosecuted? No. They would need to find you, which seems unlikely. If you want to give them them money I would suggest you send it in the mail. It shouldn't be that difficult working from their social media information to get an address. Will that mean you can't be prosecuted? No. Once a crime has been committed it cannot be "undone."

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  • Can competitor get prosecuted / investigated based off 'screenshots' proving criminal intent?

    We're an online business doing 7 million + USD per year. We're in a small market with only 1 other competitor. We received an anonymous email (from someone claiming to work with our competitor) containing multiple screenshots displaying our co...

    Greg’s Answer

    You have money. Hire a lawyer who you can explain this to in detail.

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  • is he looking at prison for sure??shouldhe try and get him into a program in I get him out on bail ??

    my ex partner was arrested yesterday on four counts of 2 degree robbery , his bail is 450 k he has never been in trouble before ( did have a DV conviction that was dropped to disturbing the peace ) , he will be arraigned Monday 4-7 ...he is totall...

    Greg’s Answer

    Every case is different but... A person convicted of at least one home invasion robbery and several other 1st degree burglaries (taking the purse from the lady is robbery, going into an unoccupied home is a burglary) is probably going to prison. Is it mandatory? No, but the judge would have to state on the record some extraordinary reason for not sending him to prison.

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  • Will this be on my permanent record?

    Yesterday I was stopped by a LP officer at JCPenny for shoplifting a total of $90. I was brought into a room and asked to present the items I stole. No police officer ever showed up nor was I ever arrested. They took out forms, made me call my par...

    Greg’s Answer

    No, there is no record if there is no arrest. The rent-a-cop not only lied to you in saying that if you ignored their cash debate yiu would be arrested, but he committed a crime by implying that they would use the criminal justice system for their own enrichment. Ignore the demand. They'll never follow up. It would cost them more than it's worth.

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  • Is this surveillance video enough evidence to convict him of this crime? Even if the victim/witness does not show up to court?

    My family member is facing attempted murder and arson. They have a surveillance video but it doesn't show him actually committing the crime it just shows him there. The witnesses/victims will not show up to court and are avoiding the police.

    Greg’s Answer

    I can answer your actual question. Is a video not showing a crime sufficient for a conviction? Of course not. Is that the entirety of any real case anywhere? Again, of course not. For a real word situation with complicated real word issues you need to sit down and give all the information to a lawyer, who will read the police reports, send out investigators etc.

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  • What can I do if I discover that someone is stealing someone else's identity as well as someone else's mail and Fedex packages.

    I rented my house to a mother and her 2 grown up sons. After a few months they refuse to keep paying rent, so I took the case to a eviction office and two and a half months after I was able to reposes the house (even the sheriff went there to make...

    Greg’s Answer

    If you feel the need to be helpful... CALL THE POLICE.

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  • If a Megan's List Sex Offender At My Church Harms A Child At My Unincorporated, Non-Denominational Church Who Can Be Sued?

    My non-denominational CA church, a new church of some 8+ years, is an unincorporated church. The pastors/elders made a decision to bring their friend, a Megan's List sex offender, to church, give him membership, and place him in leadership positio...

    Greg’s Answer

    This is really a civil rather than a criminal law question, and I'm going to shift this question over to the civil lawyers. To get the ball Rollin, however, the issue is negligent entrustment. If the church knows s person is dangerous and places them in a position to harm children without sufficient oversight it can be sued. Those who negligently contributed may also be personally liable,

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  • Do I need to pay off my probation dues? How does the Expunge works? Can work companies see the felony?

    Today I went to my court and asked if I can put an Expunge on my Felony. They said yes. But I still owe Probation Fees. But didn't ask if they charge for this process.

    Greg’s Answer

    Yes you need to pay off any fines and fees before the court will grant you an expungement. Yes anyone who does a background check will see your conviction. Yes there is typically a fee of about $100.00 to file an expungement.

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