Legal Question in Criminal Law in California

For throwing a rock and breaking a picture on a house which equals destruction of property, will I receive court summary/UNsupervised probation? Cost of the damage is MINOR. Was just a regular old picture that was beneath a glass frame...

Asked on 6/08/13, 11:31 pm

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Phillip D. Wheeler, Esq. Phillip D. Wheeler, Attorney At Law
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It is really going to be up to the judge. It depends on why the rock was thrown. Did you intend to cause damage or was it a mistake. If it was intentional, the judge could be harsh. If you have any priory then it could be a different outcome.

This is general information only and based upon limited information. Facts that could change the outcome have not been evaluated.

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Answered on 6/08/13, 11:39 pm
John Laurie Gertz and Laurie
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It depends on the court and your priors. If you have an attorney you may want to see if he can work out what is known as a civil compromise.

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Answered on 6/09/13, 4:15 pm


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