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Can the cops arrest you if they found something in your car but you weren't in it?

Yes, they could have charged you, too, if the evidence--like finding drugs in a …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 29 days ago

Is picking up something off the side of the street illegal.

No, if you did simply pick up a seeming abandoned item where the owner …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 1 month ago

what kind of trouble could i be in for writing checks on my now deceased father's closed account

You have committed one or more of the following offense: theft, from your father's …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 2 months ago

Can someone who is mentally impaired with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder be a witness in a criminal trial?

A person with mental illness, even a serious one, can be a witness, as …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 4 months ago

Is it considered a hate crime if a car full of people follows you and yells slurs?

Insults are not a crime--even horrible, heinous insults. The law does not mandate civility …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 7 months ago