QUESTION: A car that my son was a passenger in was pulled over for DUI, he was searched & they found 2 syringes, clean, package unopened & unused. No drugs were found. He was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia. Can he be prosecuted for this or is there any good defense? ANSWER: He should…

QUESTION: I was visiting my family home in San Luis Obispo, from another city. I was taking a walk around 8PM on the sidewalk in the neighborhood. I was just walking and texting on my phone. A police officer rolled up to me and asked me what I was doing there, I told him I…

QUESTION: Does a officer have the right to deny you a lawyer if u request one? Can they get a warrent for your blood and refuse to show it? I refused a chemical test i was told by police officer he would get a warrent to take my blood. After some time he drove me…

QUESTION: What’s a good mnemonic device to help remember your name? ANSWER: My name is almost exactly Pepe Le Pew, if that helps you remember.

QUESTION: Will I be receiving a citation in the mail? I was pulled over for registration tags. I had had a drink earlier that night. The officer asked if i had anything to drink to which I said I had one a few hours earlier. He gave me the Nystagmus sobriety test and said I…

PREGUNTA: Como puedo quitar mi record con ver tenido relaciones con una menor pero no fui nunca ala carcel? Quiero ser entrenador de niños de futbol pero ese récord no me deja RESPUESTA: Si tienes un conviction criminal (y no le hace si fuiste of carcel o no) necesitas platicar con un abogado para hacer…

QUESTION: I have a 10 day jail sentence in SLO county starts July 7th that’s a Friday with 1 day already served seeing be weekend total? 2nd offense driving on suspended driver license. ANSWER: You will probably serve an additional 4 or 5 days. County jail time is presumptively served at 50 percent. In SLO,…

QUESTION: I committed a felony 15 years ago and I’m trying to clear my record cuz I want to try to get my license but I don’t know if that’s going to bring me trouble my felony was about drugs ANSWER: Suffering a felony conviction generally does not prevent a person from acquiring a California…

QUESTION: He didnt show up to 1st court appearance, he showed up to 2nd dui court appearance and they took him into custudy, no accidents, they pulled him over the 1st time for broken head light and had him alcohol blow approx 7 xs , 2nd x he ran a stop sign and they drew…

QUESTION: Can someone on electronic monitor be released early if they follow all the rules and have comply with all the rules? The case involve in DUI felony and the EM was denied at first in court but in jail I was qualified for it and since on the EM i have never broken a…

QUESTION: Is my case defensible? Good chance or no chance? I was at a freinds and didnt drink until just before i left the house. I took a huge chug of rum and decided to leave immediately afterwards before it kicked in(the guy in the car with me can testify to this). It was only…

QUESTION: I was fired from my job yesterday . Wrongfully accused of stealing cell phones ( sold phones for a living) when they couldn’t prove or get me to admit to something I didn’t do they fired me for commission fraud ( mind you every single employee in that store was practicing the procedure that…

QUESTION: How do we proceed in handling my son’s possible DUI? My son had an auto accident this past Sunday morning where he fell asleep behind the wheel due to a combo of high blood alcohol level and fatigue. He was interviewed by an officer at the hospital and we did not get a copy…

QUESTION: How do I get my inmate profile removed from LASD inmate look up site? The case was dropped by the D.A. I went to court but was given a stamped paper saying case was dropped. the problem is if I look for a job and they do a back ground check will this dropped…

QUESTION: Can someone be convicted of a residential burglary for stealing a package from an apartment building lobby? My husband took a package sitting on the floor in front of the mailboxes on the wall of an apartment building lobby where the leasing office is. He is being charged with a 1st degree residential burglary…

QUESTION: I was late turning myself into orange county jail and was turned away, is it mandatory to go to court first or back to the jail? I was ordered to turn myself in to Orange County jail for 30 days in Santa Ana, Ca last Friday but was turned away for being a few…

QUESTION: If a person is staying on the property that has a warrant can the police come into a locked gate without a search warrant? ANSWER: If the person with the arrest warrant lives in that home, then yes, the police can come inside the gate. There are some restrictions on what times of day…

QUESTION: Both circumstances involved alcohol and I enrolled myself in a program in march and I now go to AA. Both circumstances also came into play after I was prescribed various psych meds for an incorrect diagnosis. Now I take no meds and feel like my old self again. I was in a very abusive…

QUESTION: When a person has been arrested and put in jail in San Luis Obispo, are they given pills to take? My friend was arrested for domestic violence and stayed in jail for 3 nights, she says that she was given pills that she was required to take. Could this be true? ANSWER: The SLO…

QUESTION: I was in Isla Vista last week with some friends and received a minor in possession charge for the beer I was holding. I’m 20 years old and was 100% sober with no intention of drinking that night. I took the bottle away from my heavily intoxicated friend (who was not cited for anything)…

QUESTION: I’m in CA & already done my jail time but I’ve moved to new county & still have 3yrs left of mandatory community supervision. When I was sentenced I had some special terms & conditions we had to get the judge to agree to but now I’m worried because I met with new probation…

QUESTION: After expungement, on job or rental applications do you need to acknowledge that you were convicted or plead guilty? After something is successfully expunged, will I have to say I plead guilty to it on applications? Thank you for your time, also. ANSWER: In California, you can truthfully answer that you have never been…

QUESTION: I live 4 hours away from the court I have to go to is there a way I can transfer courts or just pay the fine. It’s a must appear notice since I’m a minor and got a ticket. ANSWER: If you wish to contest the ticket, you should hire an attorney who practices…

QUESTION: I was arrested for 2nd degree burglary and sentenced 120 days in slo county. I was given a surrender date but I didn’t return . I was picked up on a no bail warrant & spent 7 days in custody then they released me I had a FTA but filed for prop 47 &…

QUESTION: Can a 19 year old marry a 16 year old who is expecting his child with her parents consent? She is 5 months pregnant and both of her parents agree to us getting married. Also will i still be charged with statutory rape because she is a minor even though her parents do not…

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