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Vitaliy Kertchen

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  • How can I drop a no contact order when probation is being revoked?

    There is a no contact order between my ex boyfriend and me. He didn't hit me he just pushed me and the state put the NCO. I tried dropping the no contact order and the judge denied because of him not following through probation orders. He is curre...

    Vitaliy’s Answer

    He doesn't "revoke probation." The court revokes probation, which usually means more jail time. If anything, revocation of probation means he hasn't been compliant with it, which actually lessens the chances of getting the NCO dropped. Judges are much more likely to terminate NCOs if they know the defendant is being monitored and is compliant with treatment.

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  • How to get a 1st degree hit and run unattended property damage and a 1st degree neg driving record off my background report.

    I have a hit and run unattended property damage from 02/08/2006 and !st degree neg driving from 12/11/2002 get it off my background report? Thank you [information redacted]

    Vitaliy’s Answer

    You can only vacate one lifetime misdemeanor and it must be your most recent one. Therefore, only the 2006 hit & run can be vacated, assuming you paid off your fines at least three years ago. Take a look at my legal guide: http://tinyurl.com/jzjlqf7

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  • I want to vacate the criminal record. I am having hard time to decide to hire an attorney or go to the court go fo myself.

    I am eligible for vacating the criminal record. Need your suggestions.

    Vitaliy’s Answer

    It all depends on if you have a bunch of time on your hands. It may take you a few tries to get it right. If you have other obligations like family/school/work, hire a lawyer for ease and peace of mind.

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  • Will you do more hail time for missing a scheduled jail sentence for 2days for misdemeanor breaking a no contact order?

    I was sentenced 2 days for misdemeanor charge of breaking a no contact order and judge scheduled it to be served on a later date and time if you miss it and turn yourself in the next couple days following will you get more jail time added?

    Vitaliy’s Answer

    Yes, that is likely to occur as a sanction for not doing the time when you were supposed to.

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  • Extradition and age of consent

    I may end up being charged with what my state refers to as "Communication with a minor for immoral purposes" (RCW 9.68A.090). I'm potentially facing a gross misdemeanor (not a felony) and I am considering fleeing the country to evade it if charges...

    Vitaliy’s Answer

    No lawyer is going to help you flee charges. A private consultation you have with a lawyer will remain confidential and will not be alerted to the court, but you likely won't get any lawyer to privately consult you on the best way to flee. If the court deems you to be a flight risk, it may order your passport held at your arraignment once charges are filed. I'm not aware of anyone having their US passport revoked for any type of crime.

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  • Stipulated order of continuance/background checks

    So say I entered into an SOC and I had to do community service but they did a background check what would come up? If i had an arrest on record will they see that? If my SOC period is over what will they see? *my attorney did not have the answer...

    Vitaliy’s Answer

    Yes, the court record associated with the charge is public and will most likely show up. It would come up with your name, nature of the charge, and the disposition.

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  • Can my husband be charged with a sex offender charge from over 20 years ago that he already served time for?

    My husband was recently arrested in kelso wa because there was a warrant issued by Santa Barbara Ca. The crime was committed over 20 year ago and time was served. He was 19 and his date was 17 they were attending a college party and she wanted a r...

    Vitaliy’s Answer

    He can't be charged again for the same crime, but he could be put back in jail if he didn't complete some conditions of his sentence that he was supposed to twenty years ago. If he has a great job, it's time to consider hiring a private lawyer in Santa Barbara.

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  • I plead guilty to Assault 4 DV in 1998 just two months after my 18th birthday. I am now 36 and in the process of getting my 2nd

    I am now in the process of getting my 2nd amendment reinstated. I honestly can't remember that far back. However, I do remember paying my fines and completing my community service. I was never given a probation officer. I remember going to a class...

    Vitaliy’s Answer

    Contact a firearms restoration attorney off privately by email and one of us can look that information up for you, it's pretty simple.

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  • Is there laws that protect someone who can not pay on a fine from getting their drivers lice scene suspended?

    i have heard from a good friend and others that it is against your civil rights to have your drivers licences taken away. I know it is probably not true because it kind of sounds ridiculous to me. But several people have told me this. so i thought...

    Vitaliy’s Answer

    Everyone who told you that is wrong, but it's a common falsehood. Your driver's license is a privilege, not a right.

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