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A buddy of mine was drinking at a bar, and some other drunk guy started an argument. My buddy ended up putting him in the hospital and is charged with 2nd degree battery. He has no priors. Is all the fault on him even though the other guy was very intoxicated?
You cannot use physical force in response to verbal abuse unless you are in serious, reasonable fear of bodily harm....
In 2010 I plead no contest to my 2nd Dui. I completed my jail time, paid my fines, and had about half of my classes completed. I ended up having to move out of state very abrubtly due to employment issues. New Orleans does not offer any type of classes. I have been going to AA when I can, and a group therapy session.. I have no plans to return to California, but I would like to finally pay my respects to the court and get this resolved. What are my options?
First, you need to hire an attorney to go into the court and recall a the bench warrant for failure to do the SB38...
Was diagnosed with concussion. DA resubmitted blood test .Now they say positive for synthetic marijuana that has same symptoms as concussion. Our high dollar attorney advised to take plea and deal with it. Judge said license would not be revoked and received paperwork Saturday 17 May that license were to be surrendered for a year. This was a first offense. This will cost employment. We are both retired military. Never been in trouble with the law. Can you assist?
I'm afraid that once you have pled guilty, your options are somewhat limited. You do have a right to appeal within a...
Can I get into a program and have the charges dropped or reduced?
You will likely have options if this is your first charge and there is no injury. You should retain an attorney for the...
Approximately 15 years ago I got a DWI in Louisiana. I was granted an Article 894. Will my Texas DWI show up as a second offense? Also, will Louisiana DMV find out if Texas suspends my DL.
Yes, your Texas DWI will show up as a second offense. The States generally do pretty well in talking to each other...
I need the BAC in order to start my counseling.. yet no one down in Fort Polk will help me, they ask if I am still around the area so I can come in and get it, however when I say I am not there anymore they say that they will help me, sure we can fax it to you but there I have not received anything in 3 weeks I do call them at least once a day but nothing.
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My fiancee was arrested on December 13, 2013 for a warrant and went to court for it on February 25,2014 and was given credit for time served but didnt get out because of the probation hold so he stayed in jail until they shipped him to go to court on June 4,2014 and he was given credit for time served but still was given 2 years so I was wondering do he have to do the whole 2 years
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