Answers: Criminal Law

    • Paying restitution and insurance

      Alabama  
      7 months, 2 weeks ago

      The order was to pay each family restitution, but we found out that the same lawyer trying the case was also handling lawsuit against insurance company, and the family received restitution from insur… [Reply]

    Steve Daily
    LawServer Editor
    7 months, 2 weeks ago

    If the victim has recovered insurance proceeds, the court is likely to reduce the restitution order accordingly. For example, The Montgomer… [Reply]

    Steve Daily
    LawServer Editor
    8 months ago

    Assault in Florida is defined as “an intentional, unlawful threat by word or act to do violence to the person of another, coupled wit… [Reply]

    • 3rd degree burglary

      South Carolina  
      8 months ago

      Is burglary in the 3rd degree a misdemeanor or a felony in South Carolina? [Reply]

    Steve Daily
    LawServer Editor
    8 months ago

    Burglary in the third degree is a felony in South Carolina. See section 16-11-313 of the S.C. Statutes. [Reply]

    • Detaining a parent

      Florida  
      8 months, 1 week ago

      15 years stole $40 worth of makeup from department store. I did not know about this until after we left the store and LP was in my face. He harassed me and held me against my will even though the par… [Reply]

    Steve Daily
    LawServer Editor
    8 months ago

    A licensed security guard in Florida is authorized to detain a person suspected of committing retail shoplifting if there is probable cause… [Reply]

    • Child Abuse

      North Carolina  
      3 years ago

      If a child is forced to perform sexual acts on an adult or gets unwanted touches but not intercourse is it felony child abuse? [Reply]

    Koorosh Shahrokh
    Koorosh Shahrokh  — Koorosh Shahrokh
    2 years, 5 months ago

    That would definitely fall under a felony child abuse. Child abuse penalties are very hard and cannot be avoided at all. A ruined reputatio… [Reply]

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