Oshrine agreed with prosecutors, allowing for a more severe theft charge. Counting this as Palmer’s third severe theft charge, he was eligible for up to five years in prison, and Judge Oshrine gave him the maximum.
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Although the reason why Fistler would change his name to Cesar Chavez — also the name of noted the civil rights activist who co-founded the United Farm Workers of America — in a heavily Hispanic district is pretty clear, you may be wondering: Can he legally do that? Legally Changing Your Name Generally speaking, anyone can petition to have their name legally changed for a wide variety of reasons , from getting married and taking their spouse’s name to just wanting a change of pace. In Chavez’s case, the paperwork he filed with Maricopa County to get his name changed noted that he had “experienced many hardships” due to his former name. There are, however, a few reasons why you can’t change your name, such as to escape criminal charges or to commit a crime, to hide from debt, or to purposely offend people.
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Rapper, dancer, alleged fraudster… Barnes seems to be a triple threat.
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However, the court still allows juveniles to be sentenced to life in prison without parole, but the sentence must be imposed at the discretion of the judge.
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