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  • If a police officer has his gun drawn and pointing at a person's head , does the police have to disclose that in his report?

    disclosing in a police report that a gun was drawn

    Greg’s Answer

    --------------- no ---------------.

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  • How can the state of California enact and enforce a law, Three Strikes, that violates various constitutional rights?

    A friend is facing sentencing under the Three Strikes law although the prior strikes were committed nine years before Three Strikes went into effect. The state statute allows this although ex post facto laws are expressly forbidden by the United S...

    Greg’s Answer

    These are all good issues, unfortunately when they WERE brought to the federal courts we lost.

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  • If charged with misc. elder abuse & simple assault can it be reduced to an infraction; which one?

    The above question is what i need to be answered, thank you.

    Greg’s Answer

    The prosecutor can always change what you are charged with. They can dismiss if they want to. The most likely infraction settlement of a battery is to a plea to disturbing the peace (Cal Penal Code 415).

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  • If i was a minor and assulted someone now 3-4 months laterim going to juvinile courtn now im an adult what happens?

    i was a minor and i assulted a family member and after i moved out my family member started pressing charges from a while ago and now i dont know whats gonna happen since im 18 now they want me to go to court for it what can be expexcted for what ...

    Greg’s Answer

    First of all, stay in/go back to school. Your writing is all but unreadable.

    As to your question, if you were a minor when a simple battery was committed your case will be in juvenile court. The Juvenile Court could jail you (unlikely but possible), so you aren't out of the woods yet.

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  • Attorney lies. My ex-wife's attorney has lied numerous times about findings and orders after hearing.

    In June of 2014 her attorney filled out the FOAH for a December 2013 hearing. She sent it to me to review and sign. I wrote her back with objections for stuff that was missing. About 2 months later she filed it with the court saying that I didn't...

    Greg’s Answer

    No. But you can make a record by objecting the judge every time it happens.

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  • Time frame of when a vehicular manslaughter felony can be expunged?

    In 2010 i was involved in a car accident where i was the driver.My passenger was killed in the accident and i got charged with vehicular manslaughter (ordinary negligence) while intoxicated. I was convicted in may 2011 with a 2 year sentence whi...

    Greg’s Answer

    In California prison sentences cannot be expunged. Only people places on probation can get an expungement. There is a process to seek a gubernatorial board on rhT starts with a "certificate of rehabilitation." You need to wait ten years before filing that.

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  • Need help with a relationship problems im 17 turning 18 and shes 15 turning 16 a month after i turn 18.

    So her mother is threatening me by saying she will involve the cops because by law im considered an adult? but yet i dont turn 18 till next year march and her birthday is in may (march 31 & may 12) i understand that we cant be sexual active which ...

    Greg’s Answer

    If that image is if a minor, it would be considered child pornography in California.

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  • Do prostitutes have to register as sex offenders in California?

    I was convicted of prostitution years ago. I recently filed a petition to get the charge expunged and it was granted but now im wondering if I missed something on my probation orders like registering as a sex offender . Would the judge have grante...

    Greg’s Answer

    No, prostitution is not a sex crime in the sense meant by the California law that requires registration.

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  • Where is the proper place to conduct a DUI blood test?

    I was arrested for a dui, chose the blood test, and it was taken in the jail on the bench.

    Greg’s Answer

    Blood draws don't need to be held at any special location. Jail draws are the most common.

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