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- 1.1 How do I write a comprehensive letter and could you give some really good suggestions?
- 1.2 How to write a letter excusing my fines?
- 1.3 How to write a letter for speeding ticket reduction?
- 1.4 I need help writing a letter to the judge?
- 1.5 How to write a compelling request to a criminal judge to seal an arrest record?
- 1.6 Write letter to Judge about plead guilty?
- 1.7 How to write proper appeal brief?
- 1.8 I need help I don't know how to write a formal letter to a Judge?
- 1.9 How to write a letter to the District Attorney?
- 1.10 How do I write the evidence when I can't find evidence to write about?
- 1.11 I need to write a letter to have my license suspension dismissed?
- 1.12 Need help writing a general letter to the judge of missing the 1st appearance in California due to living in Seattle and currently a residency in Seattle
- 1.13 How to write an effective letter to a teacher who failed my sister in a subject?
- 1.14 How to write a letter asking for reconsidering the acceptance to assist to a summer course for my child?
- 1.15 How to write a defendant statement for a disabled parking violation?
- 1.16 If someone wanted to write a letter of pleading to a much higher seat of government due to a conflict of interest in the appellate process, are there procedures or example letters to follow that show the appropriate measures to follow?
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How do I write a comprehensive letter and could you give some really good suggestions?
I have a brother who is in jail for a federal Crime. He has a mental disorder and I want to write a letter to his public defender and the judge for supervised treatment and kind probation. He was suffering from this mental disease that rendered him not to appreciate the wrongfulness of his conduct. Do you think I can get the attorney and the judge to listen? We have sent his medical records to the attorney, and it was told write a letter of positive characteristics my brother has and the support our family will provide. Because he has a disorder. Many people who have this problem is overlooked in the courts. I have tried: This is my first request to help get him out of jail and get treatment. I think it was caused by: No mother and father and when his only adopted mother died he battled alcoholism.
If he has an AA Sponsor, you should also request if they can help provide a letter to the courts. In your letter, you will want to list how you will assist him with his daily life, financially, medically by taking him to appointments, and emotionally. If the courts do decide to help your brother, it may be in a mental health facility situation first. Then over time, he may be able to be remanded into your care. I have to caution though that if he is remanded to you, suddenly you are completely responsible for making sure he is a model citizen. Make sure that you are ready for that responsibility. It is commendable that you wish to help your brother. The courts are making strides on helping those with mental health issues. If your brother has to carry out his sentence then petition the courts for comprehensive mental health for him while he is in custody as a ward of the state.
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How to write a letter excusing my fines?
How to write a letter excusing my fines
You have to show economic distress if you can't pay the fine. It also helps if you suggest some form of a payment plan even if it is just $20 a month. Keep in mind, that you could lose your license if you owe certain fines.
How to write a letter for speeding ticket reduction?
We are Canadian and received two tickets for speeding 90 mph (arrest type 2-radar) and improper passing at HWY 81, Cortland, New York. I was told that the demerit points for those tickets are 9 which obviously we will get the driving license suspended. We can not afford that as it is one of the means for us to earn our living. I was wondering why the police said it was 90 mph. Yes, I admitted that when my husband was passing over a car on the right lane and he had to speed up while doing that. As I remembered looking at the speedometer, it was between 75 - 80. He went back to the left lane but I did not remember if there was a car on the right lane which was passed by us while my husband reducing the speed. I would like to write a letter asking reduction successfully. I would appreciate if you could let me know how. Thank you for your reply.
I know you are Canadian but contest the ticket and go to the court appearance. You often can reduce the fine or demerit points when you negotiate in traffic court. Things to ask are when was the last time the officer's equipment was calibrated? Offer your testimony that your husband was only speeding about 10 miles above the posted limit. 9 demerit points is worth appearing on the court date.
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I need help writing a letter to the judge?
I need to write a letter to the judge for leniency for my daughter, she may lose her parental rights. I have tried: Nothing. I think it was caused by: She is young and immature on raising her children.
You will need to provide the courts with an alternative plan such as requesting that you be granted temporary custody of the children. This may mean that you will have no contact with your daughter but if you can suggest alternative treatment plans for your such as parenting classes this will help. Losing your parental rights is very hard to overturn in the courts. They also do not remove them without valid extreme reasons of harm or neglect to the child if they remain in the custody of the parent.
How to write a compelling request to a criminal judge to seal an arrest record?
Good morning Joelmandre. I am seeking to request the sealing of arrest records relating to an August 1995 arrest that resulted in a nolle prosequi on all counts of the Indictment.
In 2006 I made this request via a Pro SE motion, presumably inaccurately citing Article 740 of New York's Criminal Procedure that was ultimately denied. Now I am seeking to make the same appeal based on the effects the arrest record has had on my ability to successfully gain employment.
I suggest you retain an attorney that specializes in expungement orders. There are several attorneys that have a flat fee for this service. It is worth it if you wish to have your records properly expunged. They also have experience with the local DA office and judges. Save some grief and anxiety and retain an attorney.
Write letter to Judge about plead guilty?
I had a small car accident, and I forgot to report the police. I got the summons from the court as police charged me with
1: Driving without due care - Section 45 of Road Traffic Act, 1961. 2: Did not give detail to the owner of the car damaged within required time - Rule 287 of the Australian Road Rules. 2: Did not give detail to police within required time - Rule 287 of the Australian Road Rules.
For starters, do not start off your letter with "I forgot". Make no excuses for your actions and instead write a detailed formal apology to the courts for disobeying the law. I forgot is not a plausible excuse unless you suffer from a memory loss ailment. Provide details about your previous law enforcement record. Have you obeyed the law up until now or for the last 5 years other than minor traffic violations? Then share that in your statement with your apology.
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How to write proper appeal brief?
I received traffic ticket I plead not guilty was given a trial hearing, on date of trial hearing I was in the hospital contacted court to reschedule, was told I could not get any other court date even after submitting proof of hospitalization (which on court website is a valid excuse) I then filed an appeal being I was found guilty in my absence. The appeal department wants a brief.
Is this traffic ticket going to hurt you financially or with your employment? If not then you should just pay the fine. You can then later appeal the decision but if you wish to argue this, bring all of the hospital stay and previous court reschedule request proof. You will also want to write out a detailed letter explaining why you were hospitalized and unable to attend.
I need help I don't know how to write a formal letter to a Judge?
I am trying to write a letter of mercy on behalf of a person, who about to be sanctioned for probation violation out of another court. Help me, how do I form this letter. To show the true person? The witness has been found to be unpredictable, and this has been stated in the open court by their lawyer. He and this woman were so-called friends with benefits. She has lied and done everything she could to send him to jail. She is a terrible person.
HELP MY FRIEND. He is like my brother.
You need to provide a Character Witness Statement. How long have you known this person? What moral qualities does he have? How in the past has he exhibited kindness towards you? What had he done for others that you personally witnessed? All of these answers to the questions should be in your statement.
How to write a letter to the District Attorney?
My husband and I had a physical argument that resulted in him being placed in jail. I want a way to plead with the DA as far as him coming home. I have tried: Emailing the DA, she replied once. Getting an affidavit of non-prosecution and giving it to the DA. I think it was caused by: We both had too much to drink and I was angry and hurt that he did what he did to me.
There must have been a physical altercation? Because with something like that, you have no say on removing the charges. The best you can do is provide a character statement to the courts explaining your behavior that night and the amount of alcohol consumed. If your husband has no prior domestic assault convictions or alcohol related criminal convictions then he will most likely be allowed to be released, serve community service, attend anger management/recovery classes, and probation.
How do I write the evidence when I can't find evidence to write about?
My lawyer didn't help with anything. I got arrested for underage drinking in October 2015. I have tried: Nothing much, I got a lawyer. I think it was caused by: I invited a 23-year-old friend into my house, asking her to buy alcohol. We got a little tipsy, and as we were driving to the movies, the police pulled us over cause he said my friend was swearing
Pulled over for swearing? Do you mean swerving? Is your friend charged with providing alcohol to a minor? Just tell the truth in the evidence report. You were drinking and your friend should not have been driving. We got a little tipsy is not the way to phrase your consumption in the report. Alcohol offenses stay on your record even as a minor and can prohibit you from attending a University or from getting a job. Plead on the court to take classes on alcohol safety as well as community service for a reduced charge on your record.
I need to write a letter to have my license suspension dismissed?
It was dismissed due to a series of events starting with my divorce, moving out of state shortly after, hiring the ticket clinic to handle the ticket for me, then becoming unable to pay the court fees as per the agreement to have everything dropped and removed. I moved back to FL five years later and discovered my license had been suspended along with all the fees and fines charged to me.
You did not pay the fine hence the suspension. Unfortunately, in the eyes of the court, this also means that you are not dependable in a payment arrangement. You need to show extreme economic distress for the suspension to be dismissed or pay the fees/fines. If you are employed you can voluntarily offer to garish your wages to pay the fine. I am surprised you were able to obtain your license in another state with the Florida suspension .
Need help writing a general letter to the judge of missing the 1st appearance in California due to living in Seattle and currently a residency in Seattle
I am currently in California for the Holidays, and I'll be flying back to Seattle tomorrow and I need help writing a letter to the judge requesting to lower my 9 due not appearing the first appearance.
By making that current trip to California, you just showed the court that you have the means to travel. You can send a letter and ask to appear by phone but it may be denied. To get approval of that nature, there needs to be proof that you physically or financially can't attend the court hearing in California. If you can't take time off work, then get a letter from your employer.
How to write an effective letter to a teacher who failed my sister in a subject?
My sister failed her literature subject and she is a graduating student, I would like to write a letter to the teacher, asking for a chance or whatever condition she may offer just to allow my sister to graduate. I have tried: Pleading to the teacher. I think it was caused by: My sister was busy writing her term paper, and she was not able to manage her time, she was not able to pass some requirements, and she came to class late. That literature subject was compromised because of the term paper.
You can try to make excuses, but the best thing to do is have your sister complete her term paper and hand it in. Then you and she can write a letter requesting that she be given even the lowest passing grade based on the term paper. Your sister may also want to volunteer some time as a teacher's assistant.
How to write a letter asking for reconsidering the acceptance to assist to a summer course for my child?
I'm a single mother and my son applied for attending to a leadership summer course in Japan. But he was rejected, he was excited about attending. I have tried: Nope. I think it was caused by: I ask for economical support, but they said there are many students in the same situation.
There really is nothing you can do if you could not pay for it in the first place. What you can do is start a GoFundMe type of fundraiser and ask friends and family to contribute. Or see if your son can do some odd jobs in the neighborhood or a part time job if he is old enough to raise money for the trip. This is a teaching lesson for your son that everything comes with a price and those that can't pay, can also not be accepted to attend. So, if you do write a letter, state that you are doing everything you can to raise the money.
How to write a defendant statement for a disabled parking violation?
I had a disabled parking violation ticket of $450. I did commit the infraction but I kind of not noticed the laws. I'm an international student with a clean record and have been in the US for not a long time.
Although you are new to the US, you still need to know basic law. Did you not notice that the parking spot was wider than most, had signage and possibly even painted concrete with this disabled parking symbol? If you can't pay the fine, you can write a letter that you are new to the country with no source of income and wish to do community service instead.
If someone wanted to write a letter of pleading to a much higher seat of government due to a conflict of interest in the appellate process, are there procedures or example letters to follow that show the appropriate measures to follow?
I do not at this moment wish to share my dilemma but would appreciate any/all assistance you may provide. I do not feel I have the leisure of appealing my case through the given appellate process made available to me thus I am asking for any experience one may give towards appealing to a much higher seat. I have tried: I have put together all the information necessary one might need to understand my side of the story, which was not presented on my behalf by my attorney with respect to the charge against me. I think it was caused by: Corruption at many levels and the collusion by many to save many by sacrificing one
If you suspect corruption, hire an attorney that has experience in appellate cases. My guess is you had a public defender? You also in order to get an appeal need to prove that you were not legally represented properly or that evidence that is new has been discovered. Also, if your attorney did not present evidence, did they ever give you a valid reason why they did not? Does this evidence implicate you in further crimes? Is the evidence hearsay or just your word?
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