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Subject: Law questions - legal terms
On it's face it can be really bad.  What was to related charges to the conspiracy? If the offender has a felony, the firearm is an automatic five years in federal Conspiracy to do what is a major issue in what might happen.
Subject: Law questions - legal terms
The prisons do not keep inmates beyond their release date unless there is something like a detainer or that the inmate caught a new charge. You can contact the judge's office who originally sentenced him and see what the actual sentence was. And then the clerk of the court to see if there is anything pending in that jurisdiction.
Subject: Law questions - legal terms
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.
Subject: Law questions - legal terms
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.
Subject: Law questions - legal terms
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
Subject: Law questions - legal terms
It depends on the Statements of Fact entered into the plea or the Pre-Sentence Report prior to receiving sentence for a conviction.
Subject: Law questions - legal terms
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...
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Subject: Law questions - legal terms
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...
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Subject: Law questions - legal terms
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...
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