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Melissa G. v. Raymond M.

Appellant Raymond M. (father) appeals from two
domestic violence restraining orders granted under the
Domestic Violence Prevention Act (DVPA) (Fam. Code,
§ 6200 et seq.)1 Following a single evidentiary hearing on
separate requests filed by father and respondent Melissa G.
(mother), the court granted both requests. Father contends
reversal is required because section 6305 re... More...
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Shamor Billups a/k/a Shamor L. Billups a/k/a Shamar Billups v. State of Mississippi;

On March 13, 2015, two men approached the gun counter of K and S Outdoors (K&S) in Columbus, Mississippi. One asked to look at a pistol, and the other asked to look at a long gun. The K&S clerk, Chad Fortner, handed one of the men a pistol and the other a Ruger SR-762 rifle. Both men then attempted to run from the store with the firearms. The man with the rifle successfully fled. Fortner tack... More...   $0 (09-22-2018 - MS)

Simon Silva vs. The State of Florida

Silva was charged with the first-degree murder of his employer and landlord, Forman; and the attempted first-degree murder of a neighbor, Daoud. The charges arose from the shooting of both Forman and Daoud following a confrontation between Silva and Forman. The parties’ account of the confrontation differed: Silva claimed he reacted in self-defense, based on a prior threat by Forman and For... More...   $0 (09-22-2018 - FL)

M. P. vs STATE OF FLORIDA MoreLaw Suites - The Best Place In Tulsa To Practice Law

Laureano-Cheveres was the only witness at the restitution hearing. He testified that he had to pay an insurance deductible for damage to the body of his vehicle and had to pay out of pocket to replace one tire and two rims that had been damaged. He also testified that upon return of his vehicle in October 2016, he had noticed that the following items, which had been inside of the vehicle at the ... More...   $0 (09-22-2018 - FL)

DENNIS TAYLOR vs STATE OF FLORIDA

In the early evening of April 26, 2015, Taylor, apparently intoxicated, entered a convenience store in Pasco County, walked back to the cooler section, and began stuffing liquor bottles into his pockets. The clerk, Raif Bader, confronted Taylor; Taylor pulled an object from under his shirt, brandished it at Bader, and warned, "Don't you dare." Afraid, Bader returned to the front counter to retri... More...   $0 (09-22-2018 - FL)

Denise Williams vs State of Florida MoreLaw Suites - The Best Place In Tulsa To Practice Law

Petitioner is charged with first-degree murder, a capital offense, and conspiracy to commit first-degree murder and accessory after the fact to first-degree murder, offenses which are punishable by life imprisonment. See § 782.04(1), Fla. Stat. Article I, section 14, of the Florida Constitution states: Pretrial release and detention.— 2 Unless charged with a capital offense or an offense... More...   $0 (09-22-2018 - FL)

State of Ohio v. Derrick Wade

In these consolidated appeals, defendant-appellant, Derrick Wade, appeals from a judgment of conviction and sentence entered by the Franklin County Court of Common Pleas following a jury trial in which he was found guilty of murder in case No. 15CR-6089. Appellant also appeals from an entry of the trial court which denied his motion to withdraw guilty plea in case No. 13CR-1788. {¶ 2} On April 1, ... More...   $0 (09-22-2018 - OH)

State of Tennessee v. Kevin Forman and Kellum Jordan Williams Montgomery County Courthouse - Clarksville, Tennessee

Clarksville, TN - The State of Tennessee charged Kevin Forman, age 29, and Kellum Jordan Williams, age 37, with first-degree murder aggravated kidnapping and premeditated murder for killing 31-year-old Amy Murphy to keep her from testifying against them on drug charges on February 1, 2015.

The victim was beaten and strangled and her body was doused with gasoline and set on fire while she ... More...
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STATE OF OHIO vs. MARVIN SCOTT

In May 2017, Scott was named in a six-count indictment in Cuyahoga C.P. No. CR-17-615337-A. The indictment charged him with felonious assault in violation of R.C. 2903.11(A)(2), with one- and three-year firearm specifications; improperly discharging into a habitation in violation of R.C. 2923.161(A)(1), with one- and three-year firearm specifications; domestic violence in violation of R.C. 29... More...   $0 (09-21-2018 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO v. LORETTA A. PHILLIPS

Appellant owned Solutions Counseling Center in Sebring. She was a counselor with plans to become a clinical psychologist. As a counselor, Appellant was not eligible to receive a provider number from the Ohio Department of Medicaid in order to directly seek reimbursement for rendering services to clients who used the traditional Medicaid option. (Under traditional Medicaid, a counselor had to wo... More...   $0 (09-21-2018 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO v. JAMES CHRISTOPHER PUTNAM

Defendant-appellant, James Putnam, appeals from a Belmont County Common Pleas Court judgment convicting him of failure to comply with the order of a police officer, following his guilty plea. {¶2} On October 1, 2016, a state highway patrol trooper clocked appellant travelling at 97 miles per hour in a 65-miles-per-hour zone. The trooper activated his light and siren but appellant did not pull ove... More...   $0 (09-21-2018 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO v. JOHN ANTHONY THOMAS, SR.

Appellant’s wife of 28 years, Jaqueline “Jackie” Thomas (“Mrs. Thomas”), testified that between five and six o’clock on the morning of July 13, 2016, she was awakened by Appellant, profanely demanding she get out of bed. (Tr., pp. 384-385.) Mrs. Thomas testified that Appellant grabbed her by the arm and the hair of her head, causing her to stand and forcibly follow him to the bathroom so tha... More...   $0 (09-21-2018 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO vs. RUSSELL LEWIS

This is an appeal from an Adams County Common Pleas Court judgment of conviction and sentence. Russell Lewis, defendant below and appellant herein, assigns the following errors for review: FIRST ASSIGNMENT OF ERROR: “THE APPELLANT WAS DENIED EFFECTIVE ASSISTANCE OF COUNSEL AS IS GUARANTEED BY THE SIXTH AND FOURTEENTH AMENDMENTS TO THE UNITED STATES ... More...   $0 (09-21-2018 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO v. TREY LEE ACKLES

On June 15, 2017, Ackles was charged with two counts of trafficking in marihuana in violation of R.C. 2925.03(A)(1) and one count of possession of marihuana in violation of R.C. 2925.11(A). Doc. 1. These charges formed the basis of case 2017-CR-0194. As a result of these charges, Ackles was the subject of a motion for a community control revocation in case 2016-CR-0423. Tr. 1. On March 2... More...   $0 (09-21-2018 - OH)

Francis A. Bottini, Jr. v. City of San Diego

Office of the City Attorney, Mara W. Elliott, City Attorney, and Carmen A.
Brock, Deputy City Attorney, for Defendants and Appellants.
Francis A. Bottini, Jr., Nina M. Bottini, and the Bernate Ticino Trust dated March
9, 2009, Trust 3 (the Bottinis) applied to the City of San Diego for a coastal development
permit (CDP) to construct a single-family home on a vacant lot in La Jolla.... More...
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State of Oklahoma v. Donald Ray Cowans, a/k/a Donald R. Cowens MoreLaw Suites Legal Suites and Virtual Offices In Downtown Tulsa 624 South Denver 918-398-5678 or Pat@morelaw.com

Tulsa, OK - The State of Oklahoma charged Donald Ray Cowans, a/k/a Donald R. Cowens with:

Count # 1. Count as Filed: HM11, MURDER - FIRST DEGREE, in violation of 21 O.S. 701.7
Date of Offense: 01/16/2017
Party Name Disposition Information
COWANS, DONALD RAY
Count # 2. Count as Filed: ABDGR, ASSAULT WITH A DANGEROUS WEAPON, in violation of 21 O.S. 645
Date of Off... More...
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STATE OF OHIO v. KEITH L. MILLER

On July 14, 2017, Appellant was indicted by the Mercer County Grand Jury on one count of aggravated possession of drugs, a felony of the fifth degree, in violation of R.C. 2925.11(A); 2929.11(C)(1)(a). (Doc. No. 1). On July 25, 2017, Appellant was released by the trial court on an OR bond. (Doc. No. 7). As part of his OR bond, Appellant was subject to the following conditions: 1) Do not ... More...   $0 (09-20-2018 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO vs. RYAN SCHWEGMANN

On April 22, 2017, Ryan Schwegmann and Faith Thomas were lying in bed, and Schwegmann began insulting and belittling her. Thomas testified that she told him to leave the home, and he lit her hair on fire. After she ran into the bathroom to extinguish the fire, he followed her, put his hands over her mouth, grabbed her, threw her on the bed, and hit her in the face and head. Then he threw h... More...   $0 (09-20-2018 - OH)

STATE OF MISSOURI v. VINCENT S. BARRIERE MORELAW Legal Services Marketing Your Source For Marketing Your Firm Nationwide . Completely Free Marketing If It Does Not Work.

The evidence at trial, in the light most favorable to the verdicts, was that at approximately 7:30 p.m. on April 17, 2016, Daniel Wallace was on Maplewood Circle in Marshall, Missouri, speaking with Crystal Bowlen and other friends. Wallace and Bowlen observed a car driven by Marcus Lewis stop nearby, and observed Vincent Barriere exit the back passenger seat of that vehicle. Barriere then p... More...   $0 (09-20-2018 - MO)

Dr. Reinhold Munker v. Board of Supervisors of Louisiana State University System

The plaintiff, Dr. Reinhold Munker, was a tenured professor of medicine at Louisiana State University Medical Center in Shreveport, Louisiana. He was officially employed by the defendant, Board of Supervisors of Louisiana State University System (“the Board”). 1 The plaintiff was a professor/researcher in the field of hematology and oncology. On the morning of August 18, 2015, the departme... More...   $0 (09-20-2018 - LA)

Jared Eugene Wilson v. The State of Texas

The State charged Appellant with the murder of Tommy Wilson by shooting Tommy with a firearm. Appellant pleaded “not guilty.” At trial, the record demonstrated that the shooting occurred at the Royal Inn and Suites. Amanda Hall testified that, on July 4, 2016, Appellant allowed Hall and her children to stay in his motel room. Hall owned a firearm, which she placed in the nightstand drawer. S... More...   $0 (09-20-2018 - TX)

Tray Don Goswick v. The State of Texas

On October 21, 2015, law enforcement arrested Appellant and discovered that he was carrying methamphetamine in his pocket. The trial for the possession offense occurred on May 17, 2016. Appellant testified during the guilt/innocence phase that, on the date of his arrest, he believed that he was carrying bath salts rather than methamphetamine. The jury subsequently found Appellant guilty of poss... More...   $0 (09-19-2018 - TX)

Brent Wallace Sparcino v. The State of Texas

Brent Wallace Sparcino (Sparcino or Appellant) appeals his conviction for possession with intent to deliver or manufacture a controlled substance, a first degree felony. Sparcino pleaded guilty to the charge and pleaded “true” to both enhancement paragraphs, which alleged consecutive convictions for two prior felonies. The trial court accepted his pleas and conducted a punishment hearing. The ... More...   $0 (09-19-2018 - TX)

Timoteo Jesus Garza, Jr. v. The State of Texasn

The child involved in this case was Garza’s great-grandson, G.G.,3 who was five years old at the time of the assault. The child involved in the companion case, C.V., was six years old and was visiting Garza’s home at the time of the assault. G.G.’s mother, Lacy,4 testified that Garza was living with Lacy’s mother, whom G.G. called Nana, in a house in Windom during the late summer of 2016 and ... More...   $0 (09-19-2018 - TX)

Lafayette Trey Crosby v. The State of Texas

A traffic stop in early 2018 by Hopkins County Deputy Jeremy Dixon precipitated the revocation of Lafayette Trey Crosby’s community supervision.1 Crosby was a passenger in the back seat of the stopped vehicle, in which was a “strong smell” of marihuana, and in which there was also methamphetamine, marihuana, and K2 (a synthetic drug). In revoking Crosby’s community supervision and ordering t... More...   $0 (09-19-2018 - TX)

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