QUESTION: I was walking from my car to a restaurant on the other side of the parking lot when I get stopped by a cop. Somehow he already knew who I was and that I’m on informal probation, so he tells me to sit down while he waits for back up. Another cop (and an…

QUESTION: I was sentenced to 150 days in a minimum facility for under the influence of meth. Had 50 days left got a pass to leave and never went back. ANSWER: The court may very well dismiss any open cases you have and any open violations of probation. But any unserved sentence is going to…

QUESTION: Today, 2/1/2018, San Luis Obispo County, Ca has issued me a warrant for battery 2/14/2011, and not obeying the order of the court. Never before have I heard of these orders. They have set bail at $2,000 for a future court date. I live 7 hours away in San Diego County and have never…

QUESTION: I was arrested on Wednesday morning I was held until I bailed late Friday night ANSWER: You have a right to be brought to court within two court days from your arrest. By not bringing you to court on Friday, the sheriff’s department violated your rights to a speedy trial (assuming your were not…

QUESTION: I finished all my classes but did not finish paying fines ANSWER: If you can get a valid license, the judge will substantially reduce the penalties.

QUESTION: Got a ticket for driving on a suspended license and rolling through a stop sign, I was offered the misdemeanor diversion program and gladly accepted. However; I am unemployed , but I do make some money recycling …I have other bills and have made a couple of small payments to the program and I…

QUESTION: My 2 friends and I were in an empty parking lot drinking before heading to a college soccer game. I am 22, and my friends are 20 and 21. The 20 year old was not drinking because he was driving. We were sharing a bottle in the back of a sprinter van that has…

QUESTION: I’m 60 yrs old now and graduation day from the state psych tech school is here. The fbi background check is also coming and I’m wondering if this will prevent me from working with the state hospital? ANSWER: Conventional wisdom is to over disclose on an application for licensure rather than to under disclose….

QUESTION: I have been on probation in and out of jail. But its always 1, 2 years apart from when i get arrested. Its always just not reporting . same old charge. I am doing good in my life and feel if i coukd just get the chance to have them grant me my freedom…

  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…

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…