What happens after you are arrested in DC

What to expect after Arrested in DC

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What happens after you are arrested in DC? What happens after you are arrested in DC?  The process of what occurs after a misdemeanor arrest can give you some anxiety.   We have broken down the process in a youtube video.   Remember that the process can be different for some traffic cases.    After you arrested and given a citation to …

What does it Mean to Plead Guilty in DC

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What does it mean to plead guilty in DC Superior Court? Rollins and Chan Law Firm You have Questions We have Answers Help Me CONTACT US TODAY Please fill out the form and we will get back to you shortly. What does pleading Guilty Mean? What it mean to plead guilty?  Pleading Guilty means that you are admitting that you committed …

Citation to appear in Court during Covid 19

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Citation to appear in Court during Covid 19 Rollins and Chan Law Firm LET US HELP YOU GET IT EXPUNGED Help Me CONTACT US TODAY Please fill out the form and we will get back to you shortly. I was given a Citation to appear in Court during Covid 19, What do I do? The Chief Judge issued an Order pursuant …

best criminal lawyers

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Best Criminal Lawyer in DC Rollins and Chan Law Firm LET US HELP YOU GET IT DISMISSED Help Me CONTACT US TODAY Please fill out the form and we will get back to you shortly. What does it mean to be the Best Criminal Lawyer in the District of Columbia? Is there such a thing? I am tired of attorneys advertising …

“When they see us”

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Hard to watch Brown, black, white or yellow – If you are a parent watching this Netflix series it will turn your stomach. This Netflix series is incredibly hard to watch. To watch this injustice is just wow. Experienced police officers interrogating children. Really! 7th and 8th graders being interrogating by grown men. Of course, you got a confession. “You …

Police did not read me my Miranda rights – What does that mean?

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The failure of the police officer to read you the Miranda Warnings simply means the prosecutor can not use statements you made to the police if you were interrogated. Traffic Stops Generally do not trigger Miranda Warnings So when a police officer pulls you over a traffic violation the questions the officer asks you about whether you were speeding or …

What is a conviction in the immigration context?

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I was not Convicted can I still be deported or denied Entry in the United States? What is a conviction in the immigration context? 8 USC § 1101(a)(48)(A) defines: The formal judgment of guilt; or plea of guilty or nolo contender or admission of facts sufficient to warrant a finding of guilt judicially ordered punishment, penalty, or restraint on liberty. …

WHAT CONVICTIONS MAKE A PERSON DEPORTABLE OR INADMISSIBLE

Deported or Denied Entry into the US for Criminal Offenses

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WHAT CONVICTIONS MAKE A PERSON DEPORTABLE OR INADMISSIBLE? So this blog is only a reference regarding what can cause you to be deported or denied admission to the United States if you find yourself in the Criminal Justice System in the District of Columbia or the State of Maryland. Ultimately you should speak to your Criminal attorney regarding whether your …

What is a Crime Moral Turpitude?

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A crime of moral turpitude (CIMT) is defined by case law, not by statute. To be a CIMT, the offense must involve (1) reprehensible conduct; and(2) mens rea higher than negligence. CIMT comes into consideration when immigration courts are making decisions whether someone shall be denied entry into the United States or deportation from the United States. The Board of …

Convicted of a Felony at Age 24 or under – New Relief

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  Convicted of a Felony at Age 24 or under?  There is new relief.  The District of Columbia legislature recently passed a New Youth Rehabilitation Act law that now allows an individual to set aside the conviction as long as the individual was 24 or younger. Essentially that means you will not have a conviction if the Court grants your …