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Question: My niece used her grandfather's SSN and DOB and baby's SSN and DOB to obtain loans from a payday loan place online. She did not repay the loans and they went to collections. The collection agency called her grandfather to collect. In order for the debt to be deleted from her grandfather, he had to file a police report. What is the possibility of my niece being charged with identity theft and or fraud? What would the possible sentence be?
Question: A person of 18 years old is allowed to posess a handgun purchased through a private party or gifted as I understand it (and confirmed by ATF). What is the law on purchases of pistol ammo under 21?
Question: How can I get my vehicle back from peora police dept. It was impounded because it was listed on a warrant that was issued on my boyfriends house. They said it is there for evidence. It's my car. I bought it before I meet my boyfriend, but I'm always at his house. I have my own apartment. They found drugs in his house
Question: what is C01781875 violation mean
Question: the city of tempe impounded my car for driving on suspended? the officer never pulled me over, my car was parked at a gas station I was in the store when he pulled in and parked. I then walked over to a hotel next door leaving my car at the gas station and thye officer pulled up next to me at the hotel and asked me for I.D. He then ran my name and my license came back suspended, told me he was'nt goping to arrest me but was going to impound my car? is this legal if he never put his lights on and pulled me over in my car? and both my car and I were on private property?
Question: i am in the bad check program with the pima county attorney they are insisting that i pay 3 times more than i can afford, i have given my pay stub and my tax return and pay an amount montly that i can afford and every 3 months they put a warrant out for my arrest and i have to go to court, what can i do
Question: what does comp. case mean?
Question: Is online poker legal in AZ? I believe nobody has been prosecuted for it, but in some states they have made it illegal. Does AZ law directly address online poker, and if so, where does it stand?
Question: Is being read one's rights during an arrest manditory?
Question: If a police officer who arrests you has been terminated from the police department, but works for a new police department what happens to the charges? The charges have not been filed with the court yet.
Question: Our son is 17. As a minor, was his public school in violation of his rights to allow him to sign a waiver rejecting his right to an attorney or legal guardian to be present at his questioning and signed admission statement? Our son received and then sent to another student a nude picture of a girl who had generated and distributed this picture herself. The high school is calling this pornography and involved the sheriffs office in tracking down the kids who had hit send. Is this addmission statement, aadmissible in a court of law?
Question: When a case is identified as a complex case, what does that mean?
Question: My step-son was arrested by Phoenix PD on 2 counts of agg. assalt w/deadly weapon. He was protecting his mother from a drunk neighbor who was about to beat his mother up at their front door. He had picked up his rifle and had it in his left hand when he open ed the door to get his mother inside their apartment and away from the drunk. My question is why was he even charged? As an ex-law enforcement officer I would see this a self-defense. The state is now wanting to give him up 25yrs per count. Is there any case histories that a ruling would apply this case to self-defense.
Question: If a person has sexual contact with a minor, who lied about their age, Is there any defence? Unsure of the other parties true age (since they have lied so much). Nothing has been charged thus far, should the 'defendant' seek an attorney now. Is this a case where they could ask for PD? "D" has document mental health issues, I need to advise them on what to do asap. Will be taking "D' to mental health (emergency) clinic in the am.
Question: My 17 year old son has received a subpeona to testify as a witness against his friend charged with aggravated assault. My son does not wish to testify. What are his rights and what are the possible consequences if he chooses not to testify? We plan to show up in court but he plans to refuse to answer any questions.
Question: A bench trial has been set for a misdameanor criminal case! I wanted a trial by jury. How do we change this? Also if I have to supply a list of the persons in my defense to the prosecutor doesn't he have to supply a list of the persons he is to call against me?
Question: What is the Statute of Limitations on a bench warrant? There was one issued in 2003 against my cousin. Is it still valid? What legal steps do we take to get it taken care of?
Question: Yes I need to see a judge to get a warrant taken care of for a state mandated class that I did not attend as I did not have the funds to pay $2300.00 for the class. What do I need to do to appear before a judge? Thank you for your help.
Question: What does 2nd degree trafficing stolen property mean?
Question: Our 19-year old son was arrested for aggrevated robbery. If he receives a sentence on parole, would he be able to live with us in Germany, in a controlled environment, and better chances of finding a job, or would he have to stay in AZ, where his chances of finding a job are slim, and he has no family or friends, who he could stay with?
Question: are there any organizations in phoenix,arizona that investigates police abuse?
Question: What are proper procedures for a school to question a young child 9 to 14 about a theft? Is a parent supposed to be notified? Or be there?
Question: If I use a firearm in self defense and it is found my the authorities to be justifiable within the state laws of Arizona, am I immune from civil prosecution by the offender and/or his relatives?
Question: can charges be changed 3-4 times and each being signed by different judges, then filed, without any new evidence?
Question: what is a roll 11
Question: wat happens on your second charge of shoplifting?
Question: Am i suppose to get a lawyer appointed to me by the court for a criminal offense such as racing.
Question: I have a court date for arraignment for a misdemeanor, If I don't plead guilty can the prosecution change the charges?
Question: after signing a plea bargain is there a possibility to appeal? If the police report shows contradictions who do i contact to investigate entrapment?
Question: My brother was convicted in Maricopa County of a Felony charge. He has filed a Notice of Post Conviction Relief. He had public defense at the time. Is there anyone that can help us find out what the status is on his NPC filing?
Question: what does it mean when a hearing is vacated?
Question: IF AT THE END OF TRIAL THE DEFENDENT WAS FOUND NOT GUILTY FOR ONE CHARGE BUT FOUND GUILTY FOR CHARGE 2 IF HE WAS TO FILE AN APPEAL WILL IT AFFECT HIS OTHER CHARGE THAT HE WAS FOUND NOT GUILTY FOR AND HOW MUCH TIME IS ALLOWED TO FILE THAT APPEAL AND HOW DO WE CHECK TO SEE IF THE APPEAL WAS FILED
Question: Is it possible to have a criminal case transferred from one municipality to another? or may a case be moved from municipal court to city court?
Question: is it illegal to make death threats
Question: If you are a miner can they arrest you without notifying the parents and can they detain you without giving you a phone call
Question: Can the department of Corrections extend a parole date after the maximum sentence date, when there has been no violations? Can I file a motion to see a judge and have it clarified?
Question: How long can a judge take a matter under advisement in regards to a bond reduction hearing?
Question: if someone uses a debit card without the owners knowledge or consent what can they be charged with and what are the repacutions
Question: have a prior conviction for attempted 1st degree murder. did 13yrs and finished parole. got arrested during a search of my house, i was told i am a prohibited posspossessor and that the two folding pocket knives were ion violation. they were gerber knives . they are now going to use my prior feloney to enhance my sentance. is this legal, and can i have the pocket knives?
Question: I have been advised that there may be a warrant out for my arrest in Pima Cty... how do I find out for sure without making myself available for arrest?
Question: Is it legal for a child to be inside of a strip club as long as their adult guardian is with them?
Question: WHAT DOES AN ORAL ARGUMENT/MOTION FOR RELEASE MEAN?
Question: if you break into a unoccupied building to sleep is it burglary or trespassing
Question: If you have had a dui 2yrs ago in Maricopa cty and now have one just issued in Yuma county, Is the one in Maricopa recognized in Yuma County as a first offense or is the dui law state wide and this dui in Yuma county will be a 2nd offense. please help
Question: I have never been convicted of a crime before. I just moved here to Arizona about two weeks ago. I got a citation for urinating in public. Should I plea not guilty and seek counsel? Or plea guilty? If I do plea guilty will there be a criminal record on my file? I am a medical student, and do not want a criminal record. Thank you for your time.
Question: my boyfriend gave me the keys to his blazer and let me borrow it, i've had it for a month, can he report it stolen?
Question: if i dont finish pay a lawyer can he press charges on me?
Question: if i was convicted of a felony, managed to get it dropped to a misdomeaner and now i am trying to get rid of that, how and what the process of this?
Question: Is marijuana legal now if I have a chronic back pain?
Question: To be charged criminaly for incest do the involved parties have to be married
Question: My ex husband was recently arrested in Phx for Possession of a weapon by a prohibited person. What does that mean exactly? Will he have to serve time for this? if so, how much? Thank you.
Question: If I never got cited or arrested for misd. theft, and now after four months the state picked it up, can the plaintiff drop charges.
Question: If a person is on 2 years unsupervised probation for two Class 6 undesignated felonies in AZ, is he able to move out of state and transfer his probation if his life is being threatened. Is it possible to complete his probation in another state.
Question: Can a misdemeanor offender be housed with felony offenders in a prerelease?
Question: I was convicted of a non dangerous sex offense back in 1984. Was a level 1 till I got convicted of failure to register in 2001. That changed my level 2. I dont understand, since the original crime was non dangerous and the second felony was a technical crime, that now I am dangerous. Is there any hope for any of the non-dangerous sex offenders getting off the registery? This would open time and money to monitor the actual dangerous sex offenders.
Question: If stopped by law enforcement, officer asks "IS A GUN IN THE VEHICLE?" is the operator required to answer specifically yes or no? We are not residents of the state of Arizona.
Question: should the state appoint me a public defender in my case? i was in a car accident in my own front yard and was arrested 2 days later. the judge released me on no probable cause and was dropped the next day. a month later the municipal court sent a letter saying i have all these charges. plead not guilty and to trial. the judge then told me i had to repersent myself and i wasnt getting a public defender. my charges are aggravated assualt w/deadly weapon(2), reckless driving, disorderly conduct, and domestic violence what should i do
Question: What are the laws involving Criminal Trespass/3rd Degree,Posting of Signs, etc?
Question: What is the difference between a superior court and a justice court?
Question: Can I purchase a rifle even though I have not had my gun rights restored?
Question: if i ask my attorney for a mitigation packet to be done and she only looks at some of my background, and only prepares a deviation to present to the prosecutor,and he denies it, what can i do. i have already signed a 5 year plea, but im not happy with the representation of my counsel. what can i do to change my plea agreement, and get new counsel?
Question: I signed someone's name on a legal document with permission from this person. I was carged with forgery. I took a plea not wanting to go to a jury trial. After the plea I found out that the state attorney lied to the grand jury and said this person did not give me permission and also I forged her notes. I have her taped interview where she clearing states her given permission and that the notes were done by her. Is there anything I can do to go back to the grand jury or maybe have the charges reversed? I was told no matter what I signed her name with putting with permisssion
Question: what are the laws for underage dui and causing a accident involving death and the laws of leaving scene of fatal dui accident
Question: I am an Indian residing in Phoenix on work visa. I was assaulted by another Indian. I shifted to her house and just after 2 days she assaulted me on domestic matter, as she was the primary lease holder and my name was not on lease , i had to move out after she called the cope. I want to press charges against her.
Question: what does motion to sever counts mean
Question: "what is criminal trespassing 3rd degree/property violation of promise to appear mean ?
Question: Pending DUI case. Is it my right to have the arresting officer interviewed and present at pre-trial hearing? Why was blood alcohol level not taken or requested. Is it legal to pull over a traveler at 35mph in 45mph zone?
Question: If a detective refuses to ask your side of the story or aknowledge that you injured and makes it apparent that he thinks your guilty in order to get you to drop charges against the state are they committing any form of abuse?
Question: Are corectional officers required to keep records of all conflicts and injuries within the facility? What happens if they loose a piece of evidance? What if this seems to be done on purpose?
Question: In Arizona, what should we expect for sentencing for Probation Violation on items 1 & 2 below and new charge on item 3? All same person. 1. 13-3415 (F6) DRUG PARAPHERNALIA VIOLATION 5/6/2012 Pled Guilty To Reduced Charge 7/30/2012 sentenced to probation 2. 13-3415 (F6) DRUG PARAPHERNALIA VIOLATION 7/14/2012 Pled Guilty To Reduced Charge 7/30/2012 sentenced to probation 3. 13-3408 (F4) NARCOTIC DRUG VIOLATION 3/1/2013 Pled Guilty As Charged 3/13/2013 awaiting sentencing.
Question: I got a possession of marijuana charge, I wasn't arrested but forced to sign a fingerprint compliance form. The stuff wasn't mine, but it was close to me so I was blamed. It belonged to a friend that was there. If my friend and i go down to the police and explain the truth will my charge be removed and put on him?
Question: BEFORE AN OFFICER SEARCHES YOU DOES HE HAVE TO READ YOUR MARANDA RIGHTS.
Question: Can I go to Visit my Wife in jail? if both me and my wife were arressted for attempted burglary which they say makes us co-defendants,
Question: What are the charges for furnishing alcohol to minors who were arrested for being intoxicated under age in Lake Havasu AZ?
Question: I live out of the US but I have a misdemeanor warrant for my arrest in Yuma County. I want to quash the warrant so that I can freely pass into the country and appear before the court to address the charges on my own account. Is there a way to go about this by doing it myself?
Question: I am currently residing in the state of Florida, and I have an outstanding misdemeanor case in Arizona that I would like to take care of. I am interesting to know how I would properly file a jp44 motion to quash warrants and request a new hearing date, as well as request a telephonic hearing. Any information would be greatly appreciated. W. Carr
Question: if a cop pulls me over and i didnt stop because i didnt know why i was getting pulled over and got out and ran.and then got caught and they searched my car and ran my info. everything came back clean. at the time i bought the carbut didnt have insurance or registration but the cop let me slide on that. and he just kept asking why i ran. so after the ambulance said i was good the cop also said i was ok to go. i didnt sign any papers or recieve any forms or anything just let me go. 6 mnths later i get a letter saying i need to get my prints. should i have to do this? he let me go?should i?
Question: can you be charged twice with attempted murder on one person during one indicent
Question: If a sentence of 4 months was imposed and the judge granted suspension of sentence-probation granted. Does defendant first go to doc before being released from custody?
Question: If I found a cell phone and had it in my possession for a week. The owner was able to track and came to retrieve the property. She then filed a stolen property report to the police, and I went to trial. is there a time limit on how long someone has to retrieve lost property? How can I get found guilty on theft when I didn't steal anything?
Question: I was on diversion, and finished the program but never paid the money, and basically jumped diversion what would be the best way to begin dealing with my warrant?
Question: Bounced a check to bank not knowing it would bounce at the time. When I did find out it bounced I did not pay right away. Amount $425. I cant pay now because it has gone to court system. At the time I wrote check I did not know it would bounce. Check was from good account. I just did poor bookkeeping. I read law and it says only a crime if I knew it would bounce. I have a plea on the table which will put a misdemeanor on my record. Do I have a defense since I did not know it would bounce?
Question: I was arrested for a gun charge when I was 19. The case against me was dismissed with prejudice. The arrest is showing up when a background check is completed for work. How can I get the arrest expunged? This record is preventing employment.
Question: if i have priors in the state of california that occured in 2005 and 2008 can the state of arizona use that against me in court
Question: I received a call from a detective saying he has me and my car on a video getting into a car where a stereo was stolen... Before I visit with the detective - should I consult with an attorney...
Question: A friend and myself got into an argument which led to the police called out. he says that he will press charges of assult. He said that I hit him. How long does he have to press charges on incident he reported? Can he have me arrested for something that happened a few days ago.?
Question: I want to know what disposition report means
Question: My recently filed a bar complaint against his public defender because he will not answer his calls, visit him in jail, read his police report, obtain any evidence, listen to his side of the story, speak respectfully to him etc. He is so worried that he is not going to get a fair trial because he doesn't have adequate representation.I can not help him, he needs somebody who will listen to him before trying to force him into accepting a plea. What can he do? He is in 4th ave Jail and has been for 6 months. He is claiming self defense on assault charges.
Question: my son just turned 18 five months ago, he is currently in the county jail for his very first time with 4 serious criminal felony charges. 1st degree burglary, theft-control property, conspiracy and kidnap. I know my son is innocent.. He met a girl age 17, just four days prior to be arrested, the girl left her backpack in her friends truck, and that is how my son got into this mess. by going with this girl to get her backpack, if the owner of the truck robbed a house right before picking up the girl and my son who knew nothing of the incident, can my son go to prison for these 4 charges??? How serious are these charges?? he was literally, in the wrong place and the wrong time, he was offered a ride from phoenix to mesa and he accepted the ride so he didn't have to take the bus...Please help me
Question: I WAS SUSPECTED OF SHOPLIFTING-THE POLICE CAME TO ME JOB AND STATED THAT THEY WAS GOING TO ARREST ME..BUT THEY DIDN'T..THEY INFORMED ME THAT THE OWNER WOULD HAVE TO MAKE THAT DECISION..TTICALLED THE OWNER AND SHE TOLD ME THAT SHE WOULD LET KNOW MONDAY-IF SHE IS GOING TO PRESS CHARGES IT HAS BEEN 10 DAYS SINCE THE INCIDENT..WHY DID THE POLICE COME TO MY JOB IF THEY WAS NOT GOING TO ARREST ME..WHY HAVEN'T SHE PRESSED CHARGES YET..HEY INFORMED ME THAT OWNWER WAS GOING TO LOOK AT MORE TAPES..I HAVE OFFERED TO PAY FOR GOODS THE OWNER WILL LET ME KNOW MONDAY-I HAVE NEVER BEEN IN TROUBLE BEFORE ..
Question: What do I do if I have received a death threat in my phone's voicemail?
Question: My boyfriend got arrested a few days ago in Phoenix for a supposed probation violation when he wasn't even on probation in the first place. The city of Scottsdale put a hold on him for an unpaid warrant from years ago for underage drinking and driving under the influence. The Phoenix jail said if I paid a bond of $50 dollars the charge of probation violation would be taken care of and then the city of Scottsdale would have 72 hours to pick him up or he'd be released. When I sent his mother to pay the $50 dollar bond they told her there was no $50 dollar bond and that the bond was $2,550 but that is what he owes the city of Scottsdale and they still haven't picked him up. Now they are telling him he is going to court AGAIN for the Phoenix charge and then after that they'll transfer him to Scottsdale to wait to go to court for those charges. I don't have a job or $2,550 dollars or anything worth nearly that much. I'm afraid he's going to end up being in jail PAST MY SCHEDULED C-SECTION. I'm due in 37 days. Any advice? Please help,.
Question: how do I stop my neighbor from tresspassing
Question: how do I stop my neighbor from tresspassing
Question: can they search my car when they tow it for driving on suspended license without putting me under arrest?
Question: In Arizona when can a legally married man(woman) be charged with rape of his/her spouse?
Question: Ok so I went with my stepdad to file my taxes I had it deposited into his account so I would be able to buy a car and wouldn't spend the money. So now comes the time I've found a car he is now telling me I can't have my money. Can I press charges on him or would I be able to get my money back somehow
Question: Why is a warrant being issued for a case I failed to pay the fines completely for 7 years after it happened
Question: I was arrested for disorderly conduct. I was not driving nor charged with a DUI. The police told the to take a breathalyzer or go to the hospital. I was examined and then taken to jail. The hospital is now billing me for $800. Is that bill not the state's responsibility?
Question: can a bullhead city AZ cop pull me over in Nevada? He followed me from BHC into Laughlin, but, did not put his lights on until we were in Laughlin. Is that legal?
Question: how i can know if my lawyer is good to take my case to trial
Question: I live in public housing and someone in my home is being accused of a criminal activity that did NOT take place, I am now being evicted. What are my rights? is there anything I can do?
Question: How long will a conviction for misdemeanor DUI stay on my record?
Question: does Arizona have a three strikes law.
Question: Guy gets nailed with low level felony (literally weakest felony). First offense, so judge says no jail time if person commits to probation, drug tests, anger management. Problem is guy decides to leave the state, violating probation etc. Cops come w/ warrant but no dice. After 10 years he wants to come back to AZ. Question: If cops get wind that he's back can he get arrested? Can he possess any weapons of any kind? What about those samurai swords people hang on the wall for decoration? Can he be charged for something like that under these circumstances. Thanks.
Question: i have a court date in Arizona and I live in Georgia and i want to show up for this date but i don't have the money to travel or the fines, it is for disorderly conduct, can get this settled in Georgia or what will happen?
Question: does Arizona have a three strikes law
Question: does Arizona have a three strikes law.
Question: Hi, I am a graduate student who just completed my PhD in Neuroscience. I recently received my first ever speeding ticket in Arizona for excessive speeding. It is called a criminal speeding ticket. I have an otherwise clean driving record. The speeding ticket was issued at a moment of non focus and I was not consistently driving at the high speed. I cannot afford to hire a lawyer and am worried about a conviction. Also, I live out of state and am applying for permanent residency. Can you adivse me about pleading guilty to such a charge or help with hiring an attorney.
Question: How does an inmate in county jail go about firing his court appointed public defender? The public defender hasn't been in touch with the defendant except during court appearences and defendant doesn't know what is going on except that trial starts in 19 days.
Question: can a convicted felon purchase a gun after his civil rights have been restored ?
Question: I was arrested and charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and disorderly conduct over a year ago. At the time I was threatened by the size of the male standing over and blocking me although he did not verbally say he was going to hurt me. I have a settlement conference soon and my lawyer has said that a plea will necessarily include at least a year of jail time and I would not get off for self-defense if this goes to trial since he did not verbally threaten me. I am pregnant and due to deliver before the settlement conference. Does this plea offer seem reasonable?
Question: I've been working for an individual for 7 years off and on. In order to get my invoices paid, we have an agreement (verbal) that I scrap some of his stuff and apply it to the invoice, been doing just that for over 3 years now. Last week I scraped some Stainless boxes and applied the monies to my running invoice, just like I've been doing for years. Now he's accusing me of stealing from him and is threating to have me arrested for stealing his stuffs. What should I do about this ? I've never been arrested and don't want to start now at my age. I didn't take his stuff with any intent.
Question: Is there any way to get a domestic violence charge dropped?? I am the victim and my boyfriend is the accused. Plz respond asap
Question: Charges include: 28-1381a1&a2. , 28-729.1, 13-3415a and 13-3904 FTA. Are there any services available to me, even consultation?
Question: To be accused of burglery does it have to be inside a building
Question: In jan our house was searched a warrant never given we picked one up a week later then we wanted another copy 6 months later it was a new warrant nothing like the first one is that legal?
Question: can an individual file a police report for an assault that happened at work, on any other day than the incident
Question: I have a court date for shoplifting 34 dollars from a Safeway and have no use what to expect. I have no priors, and this was just a lapse in judgment, even a mistake. Can I ask for a divergent program myself in order not to have this go on my record, or do I have to give a plea? I'm embarrassed, ashamed, nervous and scared. I don't want to say the wrong thing, and i have no idea what's going to happen. Please advise
Question: How can I be eligible for the first offenders program? Since this is my first offense. I have recently been charged with a class 6 felony. I have been appointed a lawyer, but have had no success conversing with him. I'm not sure how my case is going to go or what i need to provide for it. (Its for a small possesion of marijuana)
Question: I was arrested for marijuana possession, and I successfully completed the TASC program.Since i was charged with a felony but not convicted, can i still have my second ammendment rights intact. I have no prior felony charges.
Question: have a class 6 undisignated felony. How long will it be on my record?
Question: i was putting tires in tire ben at discount tire when the cops pulled up and said i was stealing tires and arrested me for third degree burg. that was two years ago . i had no tires in my truck the dopor to the tire ben was open . put the cop said she saw men putting tires in my truck . do the cops have engouh to convict me on just what the cop said
Question: I am on probation for 2 misdemeanors. My wife accepted a job in Nevada and I have been offered one with the same company. How can I get my probation transferred to Nevada. Please don't tell me to ask my PO as he has stated that my wife has to be in Nevada for 6 months before Nevada would agree to transferring my probation. I have not been able to find any evidence that this statement is true. I was also told I am not eligible for Interstate Compact treatment. Please help.
Question: I was arrested an charged with assault. It was all based on a lie that my ex-gf told the police. My lawyer proved the lie and the charges were dropped. I spent 4 days in jail, lost my job, and spent over $10000 in legal fees. PPD won't go back and charge her. She has little money, but I want some justice. I was thinking about small claims court since I can do that on my own. Does that court handle pain and suffering claims?
Question: When I was 16 my boyfriend was 21. We had sex and I also gave him oral. I know in Oklahoma legal age to consent is 16 but I've heard that for oral and anal at the age of 16 I couldn't consent to that. Can my boyfriend get in trouble for me giving him oral
Question: The ARS codes are changed and updated every year. How do you know if the new law replaces the one from previous years.
Question: I got arrested on October 12 2014. I did not receive the summons to appear in court on November 19th. now I have two warrants out for my arrest if I turn myself in will I have to stay in jail or will I be released that day
Question: I found out I was charged with a crime through attorney promotional mail saying I needed an attorney. How long from that day does the state of WI have to actually serve me the papers or does it matter?
Question: I have been convicted of a DUI, which occurred in 2010. This is my first DUI and I have never had problems with the law ever before, nor since. I have been given 180 days in jail, or go to class and pay fines of about $2500.00, and nine days in jail. I do not currently have a job, but will find work after the nine days in jail. I do not have any funds at this time. I suffer from panic attacks and I am a member of CODAC Behavioral Health. I want to attend classes and complete the program. How can I avoid the 180 days in jail, as I have no funds?
Question: do you help in criminal law i see that on the website you do but wwhen i went thru the interview process online i was told that you can not help.. please have been looking and asking for help everywhere
Question: I did a plea bargain 9 years ago on a DUI. The court put out a warrant on me, they said I did not complete 36 hours of alcohol treatment. My attorney, does not keep records over 5 years. Can the city court bring up this after 9 years and say it was a pending case?
Question: I did a plea bargain 9 years ago on a DUI. The court put out a warrant on me, they said I did not complete 36 hours of alcohol treatment. My attorney, does not keep records over 5 years. Can the city court bring up this after 9 years and say it was a pending case?
Question: My boyfriend is 18 and was arrested yesterday for level 2 burglary,battery and Theft . he has never been in trouble. I am really scared. I dont want him to go stay in jail . what do you think will happen?
Question: I have completed my probation and now have restitution to finish paying off. I live in az but my home and son are in tn where I was extradited from a year ago. I have a job and want to know since I finish my probation as of last week can I finish my payments from my home state in tn.
Question: A friend is in custody.needs bail. Car in tow yard . From jail signed over on a wire card bill of sale to car . Can I get the car out with bill of sale ?
Question: I've been charged with possession of dangerous drugs and possession of paraphernalia. I have priors from a case in 2010 of attempted sale of dangerous drugs 2 counts and attempted trafficking stolen property. I did prison time for the stolen property and probation for the drug charges and I completed everything in 2012 including paying off all fines. My lawyer I hired because he said he could win my case. Since hiring him he has done absolutely everything to destroy my case. I am on the honor roll at college and they want me to do 10 years for the crimes. What can I do?
Question: I was cited for driving on a suspended license. I did not know my license had been suspended. I read that this criminal charge can result in jail time and fines. This is my first criminal offense. Should I get legal counsel? What are they typical rulings for first time offenders? I have been laid off and am not working, how to I get a public defender's help? Thank you in advance for your advice.
Question: I now live out of state and I have a failure to comply warrent out for failure to pay my fines and my question is if I am outside of Mohave county and outside of the state can I be extradited for this misdemeanor warrant if I get my record run by the police out of state.
Question: I would like to know what the statute of limitations is ,if there is one, regarding a warrant for possession of narcotic manufacturing equip that was issued on me feb 2008. Does that warrant expire since I had moved out of AZ seven months before it went tO court without my knowledge
Question: can I still get my undesignated class 6 felony reduced to a misdemeanor if I did prison time and parole? I did 4 months in prison and was on parole for 4 months completeing my parole on jan. 2, 2014
Question: If I have a felony warrant from California. If I get pulled over will my warrant come up when they run my drivers license
Question: HOW DO I GO ABOUT RESOLVING ACTIVE WARRANTS BUT NOT SURE WHAT THEY ARE ISSUED FOR? I LIVE IN PIMA COUNTY BUT THE WARRANTS ARE ISSUED OUT OF MOHAVE COUNTY.
Question: My adult probation officer informed me that she was "required by law" to receive a notarized letter from my employer - I asked if there was a standard format letter I could review and she said no. I have no issue verifying employment through typical means but I feel a letter that is arbitrary is a bit unfair. I just want someone to show me the "required by law" part???
Question: My friend and I was pulled out of the store .possible stolen vehicle.report was called in from border patrol, the Sheriffs department was called in for back and I was arrested for findings from the search. The truck wasn't stolen and our word against them in regards to the giving permission . My question is the responsibility of probable cause by transfer of authority does that diminish when the Border Patrol reported the stolen vehicle does that give probable cause to the sheriff by proxy there should be some case law the states if there was no probable cause by the Border Patrol
Question: Is there a 3 day release from jail if not charged rule? But if the jail lists charges on the inmate, doesn't that mean that they have been charged? And if the preliminary hearing is scheduled, doesn't that mean that they have been charged, but not necessarily indicted? On major methamphetamine trafficking charges, isn't it unlikely someone would get out on the above-mentioned 3 day "rule"? Without a bond? Just turned loose?
Question: I have a warrant for violation of probation in maricopa county. I live in pima county will they come and look for me in pima county? I am going to take care of this matter soon.
Question: --------is demanding 250 for shoplifting. Will this b on my record?
Question: A 16 year old is arrested for possession of stolen vehicle and evading police. Released to parents, 1st offense. Owner of vehicle will not press charges. What is expected? Thank You
Question: I received a summons in my mailbox to appear in court for Disorderly Conduct but I was never issued a citation or anything...is this legal?
Question: i have criminal warents in AZ and im in la i never got served the court date papers im trying to find a way to make a new court date and left those warrents what are the documents i need to fell out to get those warrents lifted so i dont have to go to jail
Question: i was arrested for ars 13-3408 and ars 13-3407 and given probation. i did not comply with probation and was arrested and held without bond. what may happen to me as far as sentencing?
Question: If someone is on an Interstate Compact from Oregon to AZ and on parole, and they get put in jail; don't they still have the right to know why they've been put in jail? Especially after 3 weeks, with no appearance before a judge given, and Oregon says they still haven’t heard anything from Arizona and they usually don’t on these minor violations. I was told by a PO that my Son was being locked up for a parole violation of two diluted UA’s in a row. My son had to hear from me why he was locked up. They never told him his UA’s were coming out diluted or why he was being locked up.
Question: If someone under 21 is issued a citation for minor in posession, is that considered an arrest? Is there any way to get this removed from public record
Question: Is it possibly to get a criminal lawyer probono. Charges from my past when i was still doing drugs were brought up last week. I have no involvement in that life anymore but now because im on probation(almost done),& have a prior felony (not same charge) im looking at prison time. Their possession of dangerous drugs, intent to sell, paraphernalia and one more drug related charge i cant remember. Please help me.
Question: I have a court trial coming up. I recently put some subpoenas in 7 to be exact, and with in 16 hours had the courts call me to have pre-trial hearing in judges chambers, concerning subpoenas. I've never heard of this and was wondering what I should expect, how to carry myself, etc... Thanks
Question: I was arrested for receiving stolen property before my arraignment i bailed out on my first court date i went to court and there wasn't aany charges filed the judge told me to come back in a month i did and at the time charges still we're not filed and the judge exonerated my bail and told me i was free and now i have a warrant for my arrest what can i dog
Question: In Arizona they impound your vehicle if you get pulled over and are driving on a suspended license. Does the officer have to wait for the tow company to be present before doing a tow list? I did not give consent to search.
Question: I have a domestic violence charge against me and although I had it set aside, I still can not get a job in AZ. I need to know how long this conviction, which is a misdemeanor, stays on my record?
Question: Can't locate any low income or pro bono attorneys can someone please help ne locate phone numbers? Criminal felony charges pending sitting in jail now
Question: Is it possible to get a free or low income assisted private attorney for a criminal matter (class 1 mist.)in Maricopa County before a court appointed attorney?
Question: Back in 2005 I was convicted of undesignated assault. am I able to get my rights to own a firearm back as long as it was a fistfight and no weapon was used? I was released from the system in 2007 and completed parole.
Question: Can a individual be charged 4 years later on charges from a crime scene investigation that was already investigated and charges imposed 4 years ago and the defendant took a plea deal on them? Anotherwords, during a burglary investigation and a search of a residence indicated items that were burglarized, along with drug parafanillia, no charges were filed regarding the burglary but charges were filed on the drug parafanillia and the defendant took a plea deal on them and sentenced 4 years ago......now all of a sudden they charge the defendant with the burglary, and the same drugp again 4yrs lat
Question: I got a possesion of marijuana charge in january of this year. It is a misdamenor less than an oz. I have a horrible juvenile record and this is my first charge as an adult. I was trying to figure out most likley whats going to happen
Question: I was charged with a DUI in Pima county. I went before the judge and was told that the case had been dismissed because prosecution was waiting on lab results. The judge told me that the county had 6 months to refile. Is this true?
Question: I have been victim of domestic violence for the past 15 years. I stayed with my husband for the sake of my son, my husband has been arrested any times and the police and CPS have been called by myself and my 14yr old son. I purchased gun and have a concealed carry permit. He came at me last week and I shot him twice to keep him from killing me. Now I have been charged with 2 counts of aggravated assault. I do not have the resources to defend myself. I am out o bail for now but do not have the balance of my bond. I need help asap. Thank you.
Question: what hap-pens when the reporting 0officer quits the department aBD THEY send another in his oplace
Question: in 2013 I was paper arrested. I was charged with theft of a personal cell phone valued at 500 dollars. The state picked up the charges and after 9 months dropped the charge. 3 months later they refilled and again i plead not guilty and in april 2014 they dropped the charges again but its without prejudice again. How do I get it changed to with prejudice?
Question: I recently got arrested for Domestic Violence as a misdemeanor. I have a clean record and never been arrested before. Also the victim isn't pressing charges and it was a misunderstanding. What will my sentence be if I'm going to be currently seeking counseling.
Question: I am defending myself in a case. I have a witness who gave a recorded statement to my insurance company. The witness gave permission to my insurance company to release the recording to anyone wishing to investigate the incident. Can I use this recording in court as evidence? Does the witness need to be present in order for me to use the recording? The witness may not be able to appear in court and that is why I am asking.
Question: My ex husband's new wife has made a threat-" that if I ever go to Sierra Vista, she will have her first husbands , friends fron the pen, have me "taken care of"". Her first husband was a drug dealer who was murdered, so this is not something I take lightly. And my daughter hasnt seen her dad for over 2 years, because this woman was verbally abusive to her. She is also a convicted felon. Is this a felony crime? And can I be protected from her, or her thug lifestyle friends? I live in Tucson.
Question: Can a drone follow you ?
Question: How long does court keep restitution open for. I kicked an officer defending myself.No video for proof.I plead to misdemenour,officer had no injury.Restitution left open by court. How long?
Question: If a clinic was withholding my animal and i took them back and left, what legal action can be taken against me?
Question: If a police officer is not on duty the day of a trial, will he come to court and testify? Is he required to show up even though it is his day off?
Question: I have a witness that has offered to testify at my criminal trial. I believe he will show up. Do I have to subpoena him to make sure the prosecutor doesn't try to disallow his testimony? Since I am representing myself, if I am required to subpoena him, do I request the subpoena through the court clerk in Gilbert?
Question: If I'm being charged for ssr 13-3406-1-a why is it a class 4 felony (I was in possession of 1 Xanax pill) no on probation or parole .I do have prior so I can understand a class 6 felony
Question: Is ARS 28-662A enforceable on private property (in a parking lot)?
Question: Can one ask for a court-appointed attorney when charged with DUI, and how would one do that, if so?
Question: How do I go about setting aside my criminal record?
Question: Searching on the internet and found a warrant for arrest in AZ. How can I research the case number to find out what the charges are. Currently doing time in prison another state...no idea what this is about...advice/help is really needed....
Question: I was arrested for driving on a suspended license nov. 2014. They just filled charges on 8-2015. I was taken to the station where he was going to cite and release me. He started to search my purse in which he found dangerous drugs. I did not know it was in my purse. but where he found it went beyond just frisking. Is this correct procdure when being arrested on a traffic violation?
Question: Relative on parole & will not listen. He is not forthcoming with details but was stopped in Mohave county & now has a criminal case in their court system. He lives in Yavapai County. He never showed for court and has failed to pay fines for a different case from 2 months ago. He is saying he is going to flee to another state. When he flees & WHEN he is caught - what kind of additional time is he looking at for purposely leaving the state to avoid going back to prison. The last entry in the Mohave court system is 8/17/15. Today is 9/1 - How long does will it take for a new warrant to be issued?
Question: Hi! I am one of the very lucky people to be granted a new trial. There was an error at trial and the judge ordered a new trial. My question is what happens at a retrial? Is it the same testimony from the first trial or can the victims change their story? For example, the victim admitted hitting me first during the first trial. Can he change that or does testimony have to be the same? I need to know this to help make a decision regarding accepting a plea offer. My attorney is unsure.
Question: I was arrested for possession of a controlled substance and released on OR, missed a court date and brought in in a warrant. I was released on supervised release. I left the state and never went back. It has been 20 years. I want to get it cleared up because it comes up when my fingerprints are run for employment and concealed carry permit. Is this past the statute of limitations? Is the law different because I left the state?
Question: Let me try this question again. I have been granted a new trial. I do not need to know how to motion for a new trial. At the new trial, how does it go? Will the testimony be the same or can victims and witnesses change testimony? Is a new trial just a rehash of the same testimony with a new jury? Thank you!
Question: I was charged with 13-3405A1/possession, and 13-3415A/paraphernalia. I moved to AZ a couple months ago, and have a valid Medical Marijuana card from CA. What am I looking at, as far penalties? Would it help my case to immediately get my AZ Medical Marijuana card?
Question: I was handcuffed didn't go to jail. Now I got served 4 months later w/court papers saying I have to get fingerprint and 2 days later I have court. I request police report and was told they can't that I would have to contact state prosecutor because of ongoing investigation. Please help
Question: if i got pulled over and my passenger had just bought bullets from the gun show, does that give the cops probable cause to go thru my cell phone?
Question: I got a felony in 2004 in which I was placed on probation all rights were restored exspect the right to bare arms well may of this year my boyfriend was killed there was a gun laying close by his head when I found him I picked up the gun and handed it off so no one could get it now I'm being charged with prohibited is there anyway I can get this dismissed
Question: In Arizona what is the typical difference in sentencing between a Class 6 Felony and a Class 1 Misdemeanor?
Question: Does Arizona have a probation compact with New Mexico?
Question: I was arrested in August for marijuana possession. I was with a group and we were detained while the officer questioned us. We were not read our rights and I told the officer the joint was mine to eliminate my friend from getting into trouble. I was taken to the police station and was held for a few hours but they never read me my rights. I was then realeased to go home. I have since moved back to California and am trying to find out what is going to happen. There is no case filed and the court told me not to worry about it but the police said they have a year to file. What can I do?
Question: I pled guilty to attempted agg assault m1.Disposition is Agg assault m1.Did the court make a mistake? Probation agreement is agg assault m1, I pled to attempted assault. I don't get it.
Question: My son lives in Texas and was arrested in AZ Monday 10/26. A bondsman is on the way with $10,000 to post bail. He is required to go to court on Tuesday, 11/3. My question is, will he have the opportunity to request a public defender on Tuesday, or is he required to have his own attorney that day.
Question: An exboyfriend kicked me out of his mothers home and kept all of mine and my 2 year olds belongings. Including birth certificates, SSCs , immunization records, pictures, jewelry, clothes, toys etc. What can i do to attept to get my belongings? He claims to have nothing of mine.
Question: I have a bench warrant for my arrest but I live in another state where I am already suppose to start probation but I can't until I can get the warrants taken care of in Arizona? How do I go about handling the warrant in Arizona
Question: what does hearing vacated mean
Question: I have multiple misdemeanor charges on my background that are impeding me from getting a job in a hospital facility . I also have a DV charge.can I get these cleared off my background check ?
Question: what is a class 3 felony and what is the sentence.but im innecent
Question: I had a court date and I was actually in emergency room getting a mental health evaluation I faxed the proof to the judge and he still put a bench warrant out for my arrest and there was no bond set I have never been known to run or not show up to court so I'm not a threat of fleeing is this legal? if what can I do
Question: What rights do I have while on Supervised Probation? It's been a year with no violations and I still have to call into TASK and I am unable to commit to my field of work because I would be leaving for work in Date land or further at 5 in the morning, and the earliest you can call in is 6. I'm on my third PO, and my first told me six months with TASk and I would be taken off. Then she disappeared for Two months with me calling 1 to 3 times a day. My cousin was killed in a car accident in CA and I wanted to go to the services, so I just went down there and she was there but still refused to see
Question: I have a court date of 4/4/16 to address a Class 2 Misdemeanor at Gilbert Municipal Court. This is in reference to a Landlord (me) Tenant dispute. Tenant claims that I "damaged" Wicker furniture that was apparently left behind as trash when Tenant vacated property. How can I secure legal representation for this case?
Question: Am I entitled to evidence that was taken if charges were not filed by the D.A.
Question: What does UAV stand for
Question: I just found out I have a Inditement for me, my boyfriend signed the certified letter to me. I never even knew the police were called/ I'm in shock about this I did not! do anything to this person! He Was so drunk he fell off the chair I didn't even know his arm was hurt till days later,he admits that I did not do this to him but told his family I did,, he said the police came to take a report a week later?? this was in October I don't know what to do there saying I need fingerprints/DNA before my court date tomorrow! are they crazy they just assume I did this without ever speaking to me!
Question: What happens after a possible first time dui, with property damage? What should I know?
Question: Are there any resources that provide free or reduced cost defense for criminal misdemeanors in Phoenix? I cannot afford an attorney since I have been living pay check to pay check trying to pay off a $3000 title, but I do not qualify for a court appointed attorney ( bc state not seeking jail time) and do not qualify for any of the reduced/free legal aid programs on this site since without deducting bills I make about $2000 a month. Please help, as I do not want to defend myself at trial for criminal matters alone. It seems so unfair and unjust.
Question: When I was 19, I received a Minor in Consumption. I completed a diversion program, and haven't had any similar incidents since then. Now I am applying to medical school, do I have to disclose the MIC on the application or did the diversion program dismiss the charges? Furthermore, if I do have to disclose this information, what would the offense be classified as?
Question: Is there a statute of limitations for completing a DUI impact panel order? It's been approx 2 years and I just now received a notice that a bench warrant was issued for failure to comply. The incident occurred in Flagstaff.
Question: Can I fire a judge in my case
Question: Hello. I was just wondering what an Early Resolution court hearing is?
I had a court date and I was actually in emergency room getting a mental health evaluation I faxed the proof to the judge and he still put a bench warrant out for my arrest and there was no bond set I have never been known to run or not show up to court so I'm not a threat of fleeing is this legal? if what can I do
have a class 6 undisignated felony. How long will it be on my record?
can a bullhead city AZ cop pull me over in Nevada? He followed me from BHC into Laughlin, but, did not put his lights on until we were in Laughlin. Is that legal?
I have a court date of 4/4/16 to address a Class 2 Misdemeanor at Gilbert Municipal Court. This is in reference to a Landlord (me) Tenant dispute. Tenant claims that I "damaged" Wicker furniture that was apparently left behind as trash when Tenant vacated property. How can I secure legal representation for this case?
What is the difference between a superior court and a justice court?
What happens after a possible first time dui, with property damage? What should I know?
Can the department of Corrections extend a parole date after the maximum sentence date, when there has been no violations? Can I file a motion to see a judge and have it clarified?
My boyfriend is 18 and was arrested yesterday for level 2 burglary,battery and Theft . he has never been in trouble. I am really scared. I dont want him to go stay in jail . what do you think will happen?
I pled guilty to attempted agg assault m1.Disposition is Agg assault m1.Did the court make a mistake? Probation agreement is agg assault m1, I pled to attempted assault. I don't get it.
Can I go to Visit my Wife in jail? if both me and my wife were arressted for attempted burglary which they say makes us co-defendants,
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