Yes, within reason. It also helps if the attorney makes a contact at the jail so that they can arrange for as many calls and visits as is necessary. The good lawyers know how to navigate the system.
If there was evidence that was not presented at trial, you can file an appeal. If you plead guilty, there is probably very little you can do.
Call the Clerk of the Court in the county they are being held. They will have all of the documents pertaining to their case and any and all court filings, including a trial or sentence
It depends on the Statements of Fact entered into the plea or the Pre-Sentence Report prior to receiving sentence for a conviction.
WHEN THE LAW PASSES ON PROP 57 WHEN IS IT LEGALLY, THESE INMATES ARE TO BE RELEASED OR HAVE THEIR RELEASE DATE CHANGED? NOV. 9 2016? DAY AFTER THE ELECTION? OR IS THERE A SET DATE AND WHAT DATE IS THAT?
A "yes" vote supports increasing parole and good behavior opportunities for felons convicted of nonviolent crimes and allowing judges, not prosecutors, to decide whether to try certain juveniles as adults in court. A "no" vote opposes increasing parole and good behavior opportunities for felons convicted of nonviolent crimes and favors keeping the current system of having prosecutors decide whether to try certain juveniles as adults in court. Those convicted of non-violent felony crimes who have served full sentences for their primary offense and passed screening for...Read more
The short answer is that all felons know that they can NEVER be around a firearm, regardless of whose it is. If he was arrested and they found firearms, there is not going to be much of a chance to get that dismissed unless the warrant was dirty. We have seen felons get minimum of five years for as little as an empty shell casing in their garage from 30 years ago. It is a very serious offense that the...Read more
This is NOT a new law, it is a misintrepation of THE law. This Missouri Supreme Court ruling is considered a "legislative blunder", we are not certain of it's impact on any of the few hundred pending cases. It is our opinion that thjey will all be fixed on January 1, 2017 and if you are to take advantage of the loophole, do so before the new year. The decision dealt with a felony theft case – State v. Bazell — in which a...Read more
You will have to call the Cleark of the Court. They maintain all court schedules for hearings, trials and sentencing
You have to go to the Clerk of the Court for that information.
Lompoc has an inmate that is a party to a California divorce action. Trial is set. Can he appear at the trial via telephone per judge's order?
Highly unlikely any judge would require a federal inmate be present at a divorce trial. If the judge wants to hear from the inmate, it would be a telephonic communication request. The BOP is known to allow inmates, as a party to a civil lawsuit, make a call(s) to their lawyer to convey how they would like to be represented.