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What the fuck is my lawyer doing? by Oliver Wepperbury - Fri, 16 Feb 2018 13:58:11 EST ID:q2JFoE3m No.46107 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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My parents died about 7 years ago now, while I was still a teenager. My brother and I were supposed to inherit everything, but our aunt went insane and tried to steal all of our shit. She was working with other people ("family friends") and they stole a lot of physical possessions. Then she tried to alter the will and sell off our parents' land and other things. Then she died too (left us nothing, but that is besides the point). We tried to claim the land and a house, but because of our aunt's meddling these things got tied up in disputes. So my brother and I went through all of her shit, found the necessary paperwork to prove things belonged to us, and then went to a lawyer.

The lawyer was amazing. He is well known in the area and was able to get us basically everything. He has charged us for his work a couple times, but it is always drastically less than what he should be charging. We are towards the end of this process now (I believe?) and last we talked to him (maybe a year ago) he said he was waiting on some tax returns on the land so that we could either get money back, or pay any taxes that are due. So now we have a life changing amount of money sitting in an estate account. We've each already taken a small portion out (which helped us both drastically, our parents were alcoholic hoarders and we lived in poverty until we were adults) and things are okay.

But when does this process end? When is it okay to take all the money and never talk to the lawyer again? He's a great guy, but I just want this to be over. I get the feeling like this dude was just doing us a favor, and doesn't care if we take all this money and leave him alone now. But I don't know. I thought about contacting him again and just asking him bluntly how much money he wants and if this process is done. I don't know what to say though. For all I know he's about to retire and just say fuck it.

>tl;dr: A lawyer has been helping my brother and I get our inheritance. It's been a long process that has taken almost a decade now. We've pretty much got everything and I think it's over. He doesn't contact us much, we don't know how to pay him now, or even if he wants to get pa…
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Phineas Gesslewill - Sat, 17 Feb 2018 09:09:55 EST ID:7JILdo7B No.46109 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I have no idea at all, quite frankly. I could probably ask my brother. If there were a written agreement, would we have a copy of it? Is that normal procedure? And would it have a specific name?

Thanks for responding man
Frederick Sirryspear - Sun, 18 Feb 2018 06:16:22 EST ID:TjWI7Gnh No.46114 Ignore Report Quick Reply

did either one of you sign a paper saying you still need to give him money? like a contract for his services or something? if not ur good
Phyllis Hedgeford - Sun, 18 Feb 2018 11:32:28 EST ID:RFF+c1YA No.46116 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Most of the time when we were signing papers it was to declare my brother executor of the estate, or that we give the lawyer consent to act for us, or things like that I think. I've never seen a paper with dollar amounts written on it.
Edwin Shakelock - Mon, 19 Feb 2018 03:19:36 EST ID:w9qlNc4Q No.46120 Ignore Report Quick Reply

Double check any paperwork you do have to be sure (including emails and such), but honestly the best thing to do is be clear about it. If the guy is a lawer he's beholden to your state's BAR association, if he's tryn'a fuck you over you can report him.
Express your gratitude for their help, everyone likes to be appreciated, and then just ask "I've been reviewing my records and I just want to check and see if I owe you anything still for your services?"
If he says you do, he should have a copy of that even if you don't
if he says you don't, yeah you're good. But maybe you can send him some kinda nice liquor this year at the holidays.
George Nupperwill - Mon, 19 Feb 2018 10:59:34 EST ID:xdg51QTD No.46121 Ignore Report Quick Reply
this, send him a bottle of wine and a thank you note

The Millionth Felony by Fuck Gavingfuck - Sun, 18 Feb 2018 03:01:30 EST ID:8+A1tM2O No.46112 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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>This one might be a Federal Offense.
I want shoot this chick in the face until the slide locks I fucking hate her shes a worthless ass liar. Probably needs to get her ass beat for trying to get me killed. Before I dump the whole clip into her chest. Fucking Nation of Islam fucking cunt.
Frederick Sirryspear - Sun, 18 Feb 2018 06:14:20 EST ID:TjWI7Gnh No.46113 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>until the slide locks

wow tough guy over here. dont forget your katana and trillby
Fuck Gavingfuck - Sun, 18 Feb 2018 12:52:14 EST ID:8+A1tM2O No.46117 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I doubt the Bureau of Fuc Boi Investigation is going to actually prosecute this fucc boi, posting all this nonsense.
Fuck Gavingfuck - Sun, 18 Feb 2018 17:15:37 EST ID:8+A1tM2O No.46118 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Also I dont have AIDS and have never used hard drugs. Sucks to be stalked by Highly Trained Killers and the hynas in Uniform.
Fuck Gavingfuck - Sun, 18 Feb 2018 17:36:40 EST ID:8+A1tM2O No.46119 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I deserve this shit I guess.
I mean how could I not.

fake ID in virginia by Graham Pittingwill - Tue, 16 Jan 2018 22:05:15 EST ID:XBKVnpb3 No.46066 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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my girlfriend and one of her friends' were driving around the other night and got pulled over. when my girlfriend's buddy is pulling out her driver's license, the cop sees her fake ID and busts her on it. Should she hire a lawyer? it's not like she's about to beat the charge either way.
Archie Claylock - Wed, 17 Jan 2018 09:24:07 EST ID:VDw2Ex8H No.46067 Ignore Report Quick Reply
It's never a bad idea to be represented; however, you can always just go to your first appearance/arraignment hearing and see what the negotiation would be and then decide from there whether it's worth it to get an attorney to try to fight it.
Esther Duckhall - Fri, 09 Feb 2018 19:27:36 EST ID:v9q24VQ7 No.46078 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Frederick Sirryspear - Sun, 18 Feb 2018 06:22:09 EST ID:TjWI7Gnh No.46115 Ignore Report Quick Reply
i would only ever hire a lawyer if i were facing a felony, or some exorbitant financial costs

Skipped out on Drug Court. by Nicholas Blackspear - Wed, 14 Feb 2018 10:27:20 EST ID:7JgUl4Rz No.46092 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Hiya I was on a drug court program and I got a fail on the east coast. I got the charge for possession of drug paraphernalia (a rolled cigarette). Yet some how I got tested positive for opiates. Going back to jail would've quite literally ended my life, so I made the decision to just jump state. I've been on the West Coast for a few years now and made a bail bondsman friend. They want me to start working there as a secretary.
Yet I know to become an eventual bailbondsman you can't have any open warrants any where.
Does any one in LAW have any idea around this? Is there any way to get in contact with courts and get this switched to where I'm living now?
Now that I have the medications I need, I'm not afraid to go back to jail and would happily serve my time out. However, I CANNOT do it back in my home state. They refuse to give me my medication.
I would like to iron this out, being a bailbond agent seems like it could be a good career for me. Yet will I just have to give this up because I'm not willing to have my health fucked up for 8-12 months in my home state?
Frederick Drepperchatch - Wed, 14 Feb 2018 13:02:44 EST ID:WAaRzfgI No.46093 Ignore Report Quick Reply
If one state asks and another accepts, it's not uncommon for things like probation and house arrest to be transferred between states. What you should do is consult with an attorney from your old state who can at least advise you about the likely outcomes if you turn yourself in. Jail is not a certainty.
Simon Lightstone - Wed, 14 Feb 2018 16:20:03 EST ID:TjWI7Gnh No.46094 Ignore Report Quick Reply
could you call the relevant courthouse of where you used to live and ask them?
Fanny Hubberserk - Thu, 15 Feb 2018 07:04:12 EST ID:VDw2Ex8H No.46095 Ignore Report Quick Reply
You need to contact the court and find out what they want you to do.

If they want you back, you're going back regardless. So you'll know the score and maybe you can work something out.

Btw, if you were in my state, where defendants have to make a conditional plea they can withdraw after completing drug court, you'd have felony escape warrants on you now, and if that's the case, you're going to want to resolve that on your terms, instead of the terms of us marshalls.
Charles Nubberbanks - Sat, 17 Feb 2018 22:59:12 EST ID:lxVhxi5t No.46111 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Whatever the case drug courts are an easy out, one can be sentenced to the original maximum penalty if they fail to follow through drug court requirements.

It would be a cooud idea to take care of the warrant, and see if they would accept a second chance offering to drug court diversion.

got DUI right as i was about to move? by Cornelius Cinnerstin - Sat, 10 Feb 2018 01:47:15 EST ID:cfYutFUh No.46081 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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hello guys i was thinking of moving somewhere else and i've been looking and planning and stuff but i slid on some snow and went off the road and got a felony DUI because it was my second DUI.

my first DUI was reduced or not counted or something because they gave me a one year conditional thing to lose the charge if i didnt get in trouble and i never did but i guess this second one was still a felony.

i talked to my friend who got 2 dui's back to back and the second one he rolled a car over completely on the freeway while he was still in trouble for the first one but they made him do a really long drug program that he messed up or 6 months in jail plus 3 years probation.

will they do some shit to trap me here or can i just leave and go somewhere else new as long as i pay my fines and do everything the court orders? My last dui was like 6 years ago and they've all been really minor offenses no accidents or injuries or major damage or anything.

my fear is that they make me do some program that makes me sit here forever and go through some stupid hoops or something if i get probation how hard is it to switch states with that? I still have free health insurance through my parents for a few months so should i just check into some chemical dependancy/out patient rehab program thing now since the court will probably order it anyway and get it out of the way now?

how fucked am i? is that seriously going to stick as a dui and i need a good lawyer to get it reduced? like if i don't pay someone a fuckton of money i can't get it dropped? it wasnt an agrevated dui or anything i just slipped on some snow a few inches off the road i didn't really fuck anything up or get aggrevated charges.

what should i expect on my first court date? im scared to speak or say anything to a judge without a lawyer and that's my time to sign up for a public defender and stuff like that. could i find a lawyer for like $500 or something and have them take care of my stuff or does it always have to be like 2000-3000 for a lawyer?

how fucked am i on moving? is it gonna be possible to move? i don't see how im going to be able to get anything done here when they take my license away because i live in a small ass town with like 1 street light for 30 miles i have to drive fucking HOURS to go and do anything at all i don't really get what im supposed to do.
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Fanny Pickleham - Thu, 15 Feb 2018 11:50:24 EST ID:BhUMzi64 No.46097 Ignore Report Quick Reply
There are half a million people sitting in jail in the US because they can't make the bail that was set at arraignment.
Simon Fommersen - Thu, 15 Feb 2018 14:08:21 EST ID:6AxrPqeI No.46099 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I guess you missed the part where he's already out on bond, or I guess you think he's posting from the jail internet.
Jack Tootfuck - Thu, 15 Feb 2018 16:53:42 EST ID:/cf1D0MZ No.46100 Ignore Report Quick Reply
He didn't say he bonded out and I'm not aware of any way to post a bond before an arraignment. I don't know why OP is on the street and I don't care. OP is a fucking idiot.
Sidney Bollypitch - Thu, 15 Feb 2018 20:13:53 EST ID:VDw2Ex8H No.46104 Ignore Report Quick Reply
You usually post a bond by paying bondsman 10-15 percent of the bond set by a magistrate. Or you can pay the entire bond a surety yourself.

Either way, if a bond can be set, it's set months in advance of an arraignment, which is a formal charging hearing, either by order from the trial court for small offenses, or through a preliminary hearing.

Hope that lesson in criminal procedure 101 helps
Charles Nubberbanks - Sat, 17 Feb 2018 22:55:08 EST ID:lxVhxi5t No.46110 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Arraignment is where the prosecuting attorney poses charges against defendant.
Which I believe must be done within 2 working days of arrest. Where the DA says there is or is not enough evidence to proceed with a case. One case involving a sum of cocaine, the DA said they cannot find the cocaine and ,, that they have no case to proceed further. that was a preliminary hearing.

recording cops and laws? by Fanny Sashsot - Thu, 15 Feb 2018 12:03:27 EST ID:cfYutFUh No.46098 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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is it against the law for a cop to take your phone away when you try to record them? i thought it was illegal for them to do that and you're allowed to record and by law they have to let you.
Basil Clinderworth - Thu, 15 Feb 2018 19:26:02 EST ID:TjWI7Gnh No.46101 Ignore Report Quick Reply
its legal, but unfortunately cops do not always respect the law. especially if the law works against their goals. in that case they may bend/ignore it. i suggest discreet recording, or a hidden camera in vehicle, etc
Fucking Hibblefitch - Thu, 15 Feb 2018 19:29:51 EST ID:Ncg2EUHD No.46102 Ignore Report Quick Reply
That's why you livestream and the video is archived on the internet so they can't delete the footage.
Sidney Bollypitch - Thu, 15 Feb 2018 20:19:18 EST ID:VDw2Ex8H No.46105 Ignore Report Quick Reply
It's not always legal, there's several states that consider it wiretapping and will prosecute it.

But in almost all states it is. It's also in all of those states perfectly fine for an officer to determine you holding up a phone is interfering with his investigation and take it.
Charlotte Hollysteck - Thu, 15 Feb 2018 23:38:12 EST ID:TD3h0WTL No.46106 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Reasonably, if you aren't getting in their faces then no issue. Often cops are more worried about 'officer safety' when somebody is casually caming them than they are with the issue at hand.

Some laws have been put in place that one cannot film or record police in public. Obviously paranoid troubled local city government. Police are not allowed to take peoples phones and review contents without a warrant, or possibly if it directly relates to issue at hand, like if a drug deal one of the detainees said whomever texted, and texted back. But The Supreme courts have ruled police cannot just take peoples phones and review material, surely what you ask, this falls in the same category of search and seizure.

I have cammed cops, not by default, but when something is sneaky going on. And somethings, cannot be played off. by moment to moment without extra mishaps trying to correct themselves. Sometimes it's almost hilarious.

As well people have been jailed for recording police in public and get jailed for obstruction. What a kick to the head of an already detained and secured suspect. keep videoing. It's not, we pay your salary, to police, it's more like we pay taxes and do not want bad actors running various parts of government. Police or not.

advice by Samuel Wullywill - Tue, 06 Feb 2018 22:26:20 EST ID:v9q24VQ7 No.46074 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Today I stopped by to get some stuff from a friend. Said stuff could potentially be of interest. I accidentally parked by someone who had very pro police memorabilia on their car. I stayed over for about 30 minutes. When I came out they were on the phone and staring at me. This happened in the past, so realistically how bad could this be for me if this happened a few weeks ago? A few months ago? Basically how long do I need to be more cautious for?
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Albert Chanderman - Thu, 08 Feb 2018 23:22:37 EST ID:lxVhxi5t No.46076 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Fuck them. Unless the person you are meeting is like the hazard of the neighbor hood then fuck them. As we used to do with people like this, what the fuck are you looking at. Shit park close enough in so they cannot easily get out, leave enough room for yourself so it is somewhat obvious. Ask if you could use their phone? Obvious to them, write down the license plate of the said car. Tie your shoe on the bumper of the car. Ask them, why do you look out of your windows all the time? Yea, why do you keep peeking out the windows.

Cars with police this and that, the people who do that are generally lame ass losers who have some form of insecurities, have no vision of life, self-awareness. Lack af awareness of their surroundings.
Nigel Bapperspear - Fri, 09 Feb 2018 02:30:49 EST ID:4umFq0Ly No.46077 Ignore Report Quick Reply
you're fucked OP you better change your name and move to siberia

anyway stop being such a dumb paranoid fuck, some random phone call from johnny do gooder won't do shit
Esther Duckhall - Fri, 09 Feb 2018 19:29:42 EST ID:v9q24VQ7 No.46079 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Thanks me and my devils lettuce feel better now
Doris Honeydale - Wed, 14 Feb 2018 03:26:25 EST ID:ojXA8mez No.46090 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Yea, don't worry about these people. They are generally considered worthless groupies to the police. Often more of an obstacle to 'real' law enforcement than helping.
Basil Clinderworth - Thu, 15 Feb 2018 19:32:00 EST ID:TjWI7Gnh No.46103 Ignore Report Quick Reply

>implying CIA won't be waiting for him with a private siberian gulag cell

warrant by Fucking Capperfuck - Thu, 28 Dec 2017 17:47:59 EST ID:JydAJUbU No.46020 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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So early december my girlfriend and I got caught trying to steal some dumb shit from walmart and got caught. I was seen on camera helping her hide shit. It was fucking dumb, neither of us do this type of shit and we have no excuse really. The police were too busy at that time to actually see us and let us know what was going to happen, we never got anything in the mail regarding any possible charges, no phone call, nothing. Figured the police didnt give a shit about a 3rd degree retail fraud call from walmart regarding ~$50 in recovered merchandise and assumed we had gotten lucky.

About a month prior to this event I applied and interviewed for a job. I didn't hear anything back about the job until about a week ago where I took my drug test, consented to a background check, etc. Today I got an email from HR asking me to explain the warrant I have out for me that I had no idea existed.

I guess what I want to know is the employer's rights regarding rescinding the job offer, what I should and shouldn't do in order to possibly get this shit off my record, and whether or not I should get a lawyer, which I very much can not afford at the moment.

I feel like I'm royally fucked out of this job because I had no idea I had the warrant at the time I consented for the background check. other than this warrant I have a completely clean record.

Thanks for any input, I'm shitting bricks here
Betsy Grimstone - Thu, 28 Dec 2017 20:07:41 EST ID:Gxd27+aE No.46021 Ignore Report Quick Reply
The employer is going to do whatever they're going to do. You should call a bail bondsman and ask them to tell you about the warrant. They should also be able to advise you on how and when to surrender and how much you can expect to pay for bail.
Ebenezer Gigglefudge - Sat, 13 Jan 2018 22:52:05 EST ID:Y6izbsvG No.46057 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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I'm a bit curious as to how you got caught. Walmart security is a joke (and so is that of most big retail chains). They don't have cameras covering the entire store and the cameras aren't even being watched most of the time. They have one or two Asset Protection associates working there at any given time which is nowhere near enough to cover the entire store. Back when I worked there we had people stealing shit constantly and the policy was more or less it wasn't worth pursuing or prosecuting these people because more than 90% of the time they were stealing so little. Me and coworkers were finding empty packages crammed in bathrooms and on shelves constantly and it all just went to the Claims department with no followup. The logic seemed to be that it would cost more to prosecute people and hire more Asset Protection Associates than it would be to ignore the couple hundred to couple thousand dollars of petty theft every month.

From what I've seen if you're only stealing small stuff and aren't being blatant or stupid about it big retail chains probably won't notice or care if you steal fifty bucks or less of merchandise on occasion and you can conceal it easily.
Esther Duckhall - Fri, 09 Feb 2018 19:34:01 EST ID:v9q24VQ7 No.46080 Ignore Report Quick Reply
always get a lawyer.
Caroline Gungerdare - Mon, 12 Feb 2018 21:09:16 EST ID:mIwYUMzr No.46084 Ignore Report Quick Reply
If one has a warrant you can do a walk thorough, as they call it here. Where you post the bond and merely go to the police station and full out bail/bond paperwork. Without being arrested. You may need to do mug shot, finderprinting, etc. Better than getting picked up traveling, or walking on the streets. Especially if you happen to have something less than legal on you. This would get you a cout date set and worry about ending up in jail for a warrant for your arrest.-

COmmon Law by Edwin Clisslecocke - Fri, 15 Dec 2017 21:37:38 EST ID:dMXCI0R2 No.45995 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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How do we use common law to defeat cannabis laws? Common law should be able to bypass them entirely, given how they were written before such laws existed, and have obscurities like bypassing your surname to be able to nullify parts of law against you, as they were for slaves. Halp? I need weed in this fucking desert. It is over a six hour drive through the desert to get to a dispensary, and even the fucking state workers want weed in at this point.
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Beatrice Mimblestone - Mon, 08 Jan 2018 14:47:24 EST ID:Y1+kbZxV No.46044 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Just googled it, and so here is a presentation of the sovereign citizen logic. There are two fundamental common law precepts from which they derive the sovereign citizen arguments -
1.Do all you have agreed to do; 2.Do not encroach on other persons or their property.

If they are active, and recognised legally in the constitution, then I suppose they can be used to nullify statutes that are in breach of them, as they are the foundation rules. They are simple but would have lots of implications.
Perhaps this is the root of that posters argument of not consenting when talking to police officers, or not following statues, as you must 'Do all you have agreed to do' but says nothing about things you do not agree to-or 'consent to'
Correct me If I am wrong, I am not a lawyer, just extrapolating from what I see.
Beatrice Mimblestone - Mon, 08 Jan 2018 15:12:50 EST ID:Y1+kbZxV No.46045 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Actually read a bit more on that site, an It seems like their premise is that you can choose to use either common law or statue law in America. U.S gov, gets implied consent to use statute law through registering to vote, gov programs, birth certificate etc..
Martin Micklenag - Mon, 08 Jan 2018 18:53:05 EST ID:VDw2Ex8H No.46046 Ignore Report Quick Reply
So when they don't realize all crimes were punishable by death under common law I wish we could just give them the needle and get this scourge out of our country.
Shitting Webbermene - Mon, 15 Jan 2018 12:41:52 EST ID:HIPjHuFK No.46062 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Here. Educate yourself: https://biotech.law.lsu.edu/Books/Holmes/claw_c.htm
Why do you think the founders saw fit to include the second amendment? They understood perfectly that notion, and wanted perfectly well to counterbalance the bullies.
Jenny Fuckingdale - Mon, 15 Jan 2018 17:30:28 EST ID:cEwuNxwz No.46063 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>Why do you think the founders saw fit to include the second amendment?

Because they were distrustful of standing armies and favored the ability of citizens to form militias to defend the several states. Good luck with the armed insurrection though. Also filing frivolous lawsuits like your picture is a great way to get felony charges in a lot of states, so good luck with that too.

Burglary by Dextrolord - Tue, 17 Oct 2017 19:54:15 EST ID:t/5niU+5 No.45946 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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So here's how it is...

I got caught breaking into some cars and in my state, NV, that is a burglary and a felony. So the official charges break down to 4 burglary felonies, 2 damage to property misdemeanors, and one unlawful possession of a debit card gross misdemeanor.

Now I can't in any way afford a high powered attorney and my public defender isn't too enthusiastic about fighting my case.

The current offer is plea no contest to one felony and the gross misdemeanor and the DA won't oppose diversion court and Ill pay restitution and do probation but have a felony on my record.

The original plea offer was plea no contest to one felony and pay restitution and do probation with no mention of diversion court.

One lawyer I spoke to said I have a good case to just argue for diversion court after taking the original plea offer and that sounds good to me cuz I want to keep my record clean in the long run but my appointed attorney said once a new deal is on the table the old one is now unavailable.

Does anyone know anything about this? What do you guys think I should do?
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Cyril Bicklehall - Sat, 16 Dec 2017 00:32:50 EST ID:VDw2Ex8H No.45998 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Not that it helps you any, but the burglary statute in Nevada is apparently insane. Sucks for people there, and you have my pity.
Cornelius Sollynutch - Sat, 06 Jan 2018 17:54:07 EST ID:cY5n1M+8 No.46039 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>One lawyer I spoke to said I have a good case to just argue for diversion court after taking the original plea offer

He might mean just taking your guilty plea to the judge requesting diversion instead of doing a deal with the DA. Good or bad moving depending on the judge.
Ghenis Dong - Mon, 08 Jan 2018 08:56:33 EST ID:FkUWKk59 No.46042 Ignore Report Quick Reply
appreciate the update!
Dextrolord - Sun, 14 Jan 2018 20:57:23 EST ID:UvVhSC/Y No.46060 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Alright hears another update Mr. DA.. cough.. I mean anon...

Lol jk still paranoid from the ridiculous amount of drugs I've done.

All's been good and well. I had my arraignment where I guess I successfully please guilty to one count of felony burglary and will argue for diversion against the DA. Even tho I remember almost nothing of this thanks to xans or h... Or both.. idk whatever my lawyer said I did really well.

My sentencing is in a tad over two months and I'm optimistic, even tho my car was stolen and I wanna cap the fucker.. I will refrain...

Optimistic since I still look like a boy scout on paper. Wish me luck on my sentencing in March I will keep u all updated even if it's after a few weeks in jail and\or prison.
Dextrolord - Sun, 14 Jan 2018 21:01:16 EST ID:UvVhSC/Y No.46061 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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NB for double posting but..

I AM a shitty burglar, but my thieving was never pinned on me, rather various roommates or unknowns and I didn't care cus, ya.. heroin, dlod, opana, etc......

And burglary in Nevada is harsh af I'd be looking at 1-3 years probation in almost any other state

Horrible night by Fucking Bluggleway - Thu, 11 Jan 2018 05:40:04 EST ID:qjrZm4Bb No.46047 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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So I went to visit a family I knew very well in town yesterday and something occured
>they invited me in
>I had a brief discussion about a certain matter
>it gets heated
>they ask me to leave and as I am leaving...
> mother son and father of them proceeded to attack me
>I managed to push the father away and he went flying
>he apparently was injured
>the mother wasn't
>I sustained a busted lip and broken glasses
>the police showed up
>I tell them my story and they tell them theirs
>they take me to the ambulance to be clean up
>they then take me to the station
>afterward the give me the charges
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Fucking Bluggleway - Thu, 11 Jan 2018 05:59:25 EST ID:qjrZm4Bb No.46048 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Also will pre- pre-arraignment charges show up on a background check>
Sidney Fuddleforth - Fri, 12 Jan 2018 10:26:58 EST ID:8pfWhsyK No.46051 Ignore Report Quick Reply
did u guys argue about trump? lol
Hannah Sussleville - Fri, 12 Jan 2018 14:11:47 EST ID:5mxOM+nR No.46054 Ignore Report Quick Reply
did you press charges against them? what story did they tell the police? it'll probably end up being your word against theirs.
Dextrolord - Sun, 14 Jan 2018 20:37:29 EST ID:UvVhSC/Y No.46059 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Brah u only gotta cop to what u HAVE BEEN sentenced with.

I've been riding on this for over half a year, my landlord has no idea I'm a felon. And my biggest boss at work only knows so I can get dates off for court trials

Possession of Paraphernalia by Lillian Sanninghore - Fri, 12 Jan 2018 11:34:04 EST ID:PdoeF1dV No.46052 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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1 misdemeanor charge in Florida, plead "not guilty," non-jury trial court date on 1/30/2018 without a lawyer

As a disclaimer, I understand that 420chan is not the "ideal" place to go for legal advice, so there's no need for explaining that in the comments. I'm simply stating my story here as a place to vent as well as the opportunity to get perspectives from people who may have had similar experiences, but please feel free to give me your legal opinions, especially if you have experience with similar charges; in fact, I'd greatly appreciate it. In addition to this post, I've been doing what I can to research and ask around town for free legal advice.

It started with my friend (driver) and I (passenger) running hours late to a concert we had purchased tickets for. He picked me up and in a rush, made an illegal U-turn and ran a stop sign on the college campus where I attend and live in a dorm. A campus police officer that we didn't see parked to the side immediately pulled us over before we even got off campus.

While my friend was gathering his 'license and registration' documents to hand over to the police officer, he shone his flashlight in the car and saw in the cup holder a glass bowl (caked with residue) and a single-chamber, black, plastic grinder. He then did not ask us or give us a reason why, but simply told us to step out of the vehicle, which we did. There had been no smoking of or smell or marijuana in or around the car at this time. I'm assuming his "reasonable suspicion" was having seen the glass bowl/grinder, but I'm concerned that him seeing that in the cup holder is not sufficient cause for reasonable suspicion to search the car. Those items could very well have been used for tobacco products; he wouldn't have known that they were used for marijuana before searching the car, so how did he have grounds?

He then conducted a somewhat thorough search of the vehicle, including the trunk. He found five pieces of my friend's paraphernalia that he charged him with and that he admitted to being his. They were in a decorative box which had sentimental value and was not inherently illegal on its own, but the officer took that as well.

He then approached me with a RAW rolling machine and pack of Juicy Jay papers and asked me if they were mine because they were on my side of the car. I admitted that, yes they're mine, because I thought, why lie? He asked me why I didn't tell him about the items before the search, and I said because these items are not inherently illegal on their own. I use them to roll perfectly legal tobacco cigarettes. I believe he asked me if it had ever been used to roll marijuana before, and I answered that it probably had, but no time recently, especially not that day. I was, of course, unaware that at this point my friend, who had clearly been in the majority of the possession, being that it was his car, had admitted to ownership of all potentially illegal items in the car, including the roller and papers that were on my side. But being that the items are not illegal and used for tobacco, I saw no reason to lie or foresee that my friend would say items that were mine were his.

The police officer gave us both "written arrests" for Possession of Paraphernalia. We had the same first arraignment in court, where my friend was approved for the "misdemeanor intervention program" (MIP), which is slightly less serious but similar to probation, and which results in your charges being "nolo contendre;" the case essentially being dismissed upon successful completion. When applying for and being accepted into the "MIP," the court uses vague language which makes the defendant think that their case is entirely dropped and erased upon completion. Only when the program is completed and you receive a "disposition" document stating your case has been closed can you then apply for sealing/expungement of your charges.

I know this because I have done it once before, about 3 years ago, in the same county, for somewhat similar charges, including the successful MIP and even sealing of my record. So, when I had my first arraingment for this case, my sealed record was not immediately accessible information to them. It was only when I applied for the MIP the second time around that I was rejected and it was discovered the reason why is because I had a sealed case and completed MIP in the past.
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Lillian Sanninghore - Fri, 12 Jan 2018 11:34:41 EST ID:PdoeF1dV No.46053 Ignore Report Quick Reply
So there it is, I'm going in alone. My friend who essentially caused all of this is no help in terms of being a character witness or any of that. One of the free opinions I got directed me to find copies of the "Copy of Discovery" or essentially the Police Report to the State Attorney, which could give me information to cross-examine the officer with, if he even shows up to the court date. Part of me definitely hopes this isn't worth his time to even show up, but part of me realizes it's unrealistic to count on that.

If he does show up, I'll have to argue: a violation of my Fourth Amendment rights, the idea that all of the paraphernalia he assumed was for marijuana was for tobacco and so he did not have grounds for reasonable suspicion, rendering his "evidence" illegally obtained. (Walker vs. State of Florida states While a law enforcement officer may temporarily detain a person for investigation under circumstances reasonably indicating that the person has committed, is committing, or is about to commit a crime, the detention cannot be based upon mere suspicion of criminal activity. To justify temporary detention, the officer must have a “founded suspicion” based upon factual observations in light of his knowledge and experience. Mere suspicion, on the other hand, is no better than random selection, sheer guesswork, or hunch. The state has failed to prove the third element of the plain view doctrine – “immediately apparent that the object is evidence of a crime.” The mere observation of a portion of pipe, without more, cannot constitute probable cause because it could be a tobacco pipe or other lawful object. Another pipe in plain view case standing for the notion that “we do not find the pipe alone could constitute probable cause to arrest for possession of paraphernalia. Because pipes are used to smoke materials other than drugs, they are not contraband per se.” Seizure of a weapon or other evidence of a criminal offense found during the search is permissible only if the officer reasonably believes that the object sought to be seized is a weapon. A search may not be validated by what it produces.) Or the logic behind arresting me for tobacco products. Or…
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Graham Gammlewill - Sat, 13 Jan 2018 12:23:17 EST ID:8pfWhsyK No.46056 Ignore Report Quick Reply
dress nice, with long sleeve shirt and tie. act respectful.
Dextrolord - Sun, 14 Jan 2018 20:32:34 EST ID:UvVhSC/Y No.46058 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Didn't really read your whole post tbh.. but I got snagged last July car hopping and my sentencing isn't until late March so it could drag on awhile.

As for my arraignment a few days after Xmas, idk what I was on, probly h or xans cuz I remember next to nothing besides a few yes, your honors and my lawyer saying I did very well.

So basically just dress nice, be VERY respectful to the judge, and know what you're gonna say beforehand. And it should all go fine, just fine

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