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Is there a way to force the da to file or dimiss a felony?

No, unfortunately there is not: the DA has discretion over not just whether to …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 17 days ago

If the victim nor witness picked a suspect from a line-up, shouldn't they be released and the charges dropped?

No a failure of witness identification, by itself, does not require that the charges …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 10 days ago

What can happen if you punched someone's window due to anger out of what the person told you but nothing was damaged?

Yes, you could be: what you did could been as attempted criminal mischief or …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 27 days ago

16 and pregnant

If a person is 18 years of age or older and they have sexual …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 29 days ago

Can the police keep my laptop even after court cleared me?

A laptop can only be kept if 1) it is stolen property or the …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 1 month ago