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    Lawyer Advice Please

    Hello, I need some help. I was in Ames this weekend for graduation and got hit with a public intox. This was my second so I am charged with a serious misdemeaner. The first public intox came when I was in college five years ago.

    So I would like to consult with a lawyer in Ames. Does anyone have any suggestions of any good local lawyers? I would really appreciate any help.



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    Re: Lawyer Advice Please



    read this post quickly - it might not last long

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    Re: Lawyer Advice Please

    I would go with the "No such thing as a guilty bystander" defense.


    I'd agree with you, but then we'd both be wrong.

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    I got my 2nd while still in college and when I went in to talk to the DA he said pleed guilty and he will knock it down to a simple misdemeanor



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    Re: Lawyer Advice Please

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonefa View Post
    Hello, I need some help. I was in Ames this weekend for graduation and got hit with a public intox. This was my second so I am charged with a serious misdemeaner. The first public intox came when I was in college five years ago.

    So I would like to consult with a lawyer in Ames. Does anyone have any suggestions of any good local lawyers? I would really appreciate any help.
    Were you intoxicated in public?


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    Re: Lawyer Advice Please

    Quote Originally Posted by whirlybirds View Post
    Were you intoxicated in public?

    Yes I was. I took a cab to where I was staying and was dropped off a block early. Was walking to the house and was stopped because I was staggering. I feel like a complete idiot and am so mad at myself. I am just trying to figure out how to make the best of a bad situation, that I put myself in.



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    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonefa View Post
    Yes I was. I took a cab to where I was staying and was dropped off a block early. Was walking to the house and was stopped because I was staggering. I feel like a complete idiot and am so mad at myself. I am just trying to figure out how to make the best of a bad situation, that I put myself in.
    Well, it hard of hard to fight something when all of the evidence is pointing towards guilty. You were charged with public intoxication because you were intoxicated in public. Not much you can do.


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    Re: Lawyer Advice Please

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonefa View Post
    Hello, I need some help. I was in Ames this weekend for graduation and got hit with a public intox. This was my second so I am charged with a serious misdemeaner. The first public intox came when I was in college five years ago. So I would like to consult with a lawyer in Ames. Does anyone have any suggestions of any good local lawyers? I would really appreciate any help.
    May the odds be in your favor. Prolly not, but I just wanted to say that.



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    Quote Originally Posted by whirlybirds View Post
    Well, it hard of hard to fight something when all of the evidence is pointing towards guilty. You were charged with public intoxication because you were intoxicated in public. Not much you can do.
    I have a feeling he just wants the lawyer to try and plead it down. Probley harder to do without a lawyer, but I don't know that.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Hawkeye11en1 View Post
    I have a feeling he just wants the lawyer to try and plead it down. Probley harder to do without a lawyer, but I don't know that.
    Yes this is what I am hoping for. I know I have no shot at having it dropped. I would just like to contact a lawyer and see what he/she has to say.



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    Quote Originally Posted by Hawkeye11en1 View Post
    I have a feeling he just wants the lawyer to try and plead it down. Probley harder to do without a lawyer, but I don't know that.
    It even harder when your a repeat offender.


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    Quote Originally Posted by whirlybirds View Post
    Well, it hard of hard to fight something when all of the evidence is pointing towards guilty. You were charged with public intoxication because you were intoxicated in public. Not much you can do.
    This is terrible advise. Consult an attorney.



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    Quote Originally Posted by Incyte View Post
    This is terrible advise. Consult an attorney.
    This. Pay for a lawyer to tell you the same thing I told you.


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    Quote Originally Posted by whirlybirds View Post
    This. Pay for a lawyer to tell you the same thing I told you.
    Yeah the best legal advise comes from an non-attorney on the internet. What often seems simple is hardly simple. The state still bears the burden of proof.



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