I am doing a name change in Texas and it is asking if I was ever charged with a misdemeanor a/b or felony. I was, but iT was expunged. I’m not sure if I still need to disclose that to them since it also happened over 10 years ago as a minor.
The expungement of a case doesn't merely hide it from view, the expunction acts like a sci/fi time machine taking you out of this universe and depositing you in a nearly exact copy of your "home" universe. After an expunction is granted, you find yourself in a place where that case...Read more »
It's been years since this happened, but about 4 years ago I applied at HEB and was declined because of my "assault charge", is what they said. I know this has to be inaccurate because I was never charged, so I am curious what they saw on my background check?
What Mr. LeGrande said is correct. To be clear in your case, it sounds as if no "formal" charges were ever filed. You don't say what "level" of offense you were arrested for, but the severity of the underlying facts determines the time frame whe you are able to request an...Read more »
Hello so we hired a attorney and for the case we are wanting to present a grand jury package to the grand jury to favor in a no bill. But are lawyers are suggesting we do something called a examination trail instead can you tell me what that is ? And isn’t it done after indictment? The defendant... Read more »
There's no legal reason why you can't do both. There are, however, very practical reasons that should be taken into account. First, you have paid an attorney to represent you. That lawyer is in the best possible position to decide what to do with your case. Most criminal cases are charged...Read more »
While it may be a bit more expensive to hire a Dallas-area lawyer, rather than a Harris County attorney, to represent you in Houston, the plain fact is that if you plan to dispute the charge in any meaningful way (meaning, if you want to go to trial or challenge the admissibility of the evidence,...Read more »
My lawyer showed me the reasons my p.o. revoked me and one was not reporting for the last three months. ( That was a lie) #2 hanging around dangerous people( that was a lie) she didn't even know my fiance s name . My paid lawyer should have defended me shouldn't he when I also had proof?... Read more »
Your complaint makes some good points. Too often it happens that lawyers go along with prosecutors and seem not to be interested in pointing out the defencts , even lies, that are a part of the State's case against the defendant. The problem with your complaint that your lawyer didn't...Read more »
Yes, a lawyer can request a the Court to sentence the defendant pursuant to Sec. 12.44 (a). And while the law allows the Court to do so on its own motion, I have never seen a court sentence a defendant under 12.44(a) without first being requested to do so by the defendant's attorney.
Most people who plead guilty can barely remember doing so, that's how traumatic it is. So you may not remember, but when you went before and asked the judge to accept your plea of guilty and for the Court (the judge) to follow your plea bargain, he opr she recited the plea agreement to you,...Read more »
Of course his court-appointed attorney can handle this. And it's considerably more complicated than your son just bringing proof of the Rxs to court. Have him turn over those prescriptions to his attorney. I hope you get on top of this very quickly because it's possible that the lawyer...Read more »
Generally, a person has to pead guilty or "no contest" (which is the same thing as pleading guilty) in order for them to be placed on probation. And if you pleaded either of those, I'd say you are really out of luck. Then I would ask why you would do such a thing knowing you were not...Read more »
Ago but before that he got a 400-200 charge and he did do his time they gave him 2 years but they were supposed to run them together but we just found out they did not so almost 3 years later there trying to come back and give him more time I had called the police where he got the charge and they... Read more »
My husband was arrested for a felony assault charge from his ex wife. The alleged assault was said to have happened when my husband supposedly closed a car door on his ex wife leg. This happened in 2011 right after their split. The alleged assault never happened and because of lack of evidence on... Read more »
My husband has been in jail since June on a poss. of a controlled substance of meth over 1<4. His court appointed lawyer has not seen him at all but he has had an arraignment and they set a pre-trial but the day of the set date they reset it and when I call to see whats going on they say they... Read more »
Has your husband been indicted? Most DAs in Texas will not take a drug possession case to the grand jury to seek an indictment until they have received a chemical analysis forensic report of the substance from the DPS forensic lab or other private lab under contract to provide such analyses. These...Read more »
I agree with Mr. Dones answer from last week. You seem to have issued a limited challenge to one person which would generally give that person the defense of consent in a criminal case. However, as Mr. Dones pointed out the other two assailants had no such fight challenge from you that could...Read more »
Well, clearly, they don't have to match each other word for word. Complaint is usually the longest document of the three and contains more factual data than is required in an indictment or a judgment of conviction. The complaint certainly has to contain facts that could lead to an indictmen,...Read more »
Said Army left her there with others, says she is a millionaire ( 3.6 million ) but the banks won't let her access her account cause she said she made a agreement with them not to use her money while she's there ( Kabul, Afghanistan ) Says she has another account of all her military pay... Read more »
You email judge but he refuses to reassign another one. Calling the BAR doesnt help my case, n wld only piss them off. Im not looking to file a complaint, i just want a lawyer who's not disgruntled. I understand that im just another case to them, but for someone whos never been caught up in... Read more »
Well you actually seem to be complaining about someone who probably isn't even your lawyer anymore. I say this because the way you describe your legal situation, that first court-appointed lawyer probably has withdrawn as counsel in your case and he probably feels like it would be improper for...Read more »
I claimed they had mold, they told me I had to get a mental evaluation or I'd be evicted I knew I wasn't crazy refused and was evicted. Shortly later I was let back into the residence. For about another year I was called crazy this and that so went to FL. For mental rehabilitation. So... Read more »
Well, here's the problem. You haven't asked a question or sought any legal analysis from us. I really don't like to assume that I can read your mind and determine what is is you want to know. However, if you want to know whether you can be kicked out of this residence, then the...Read more »
Yes, it's possible. For example, if after the hit and run the passenger directs the driver to a spot where driver can hide his vehicle and have it repaired show the damage won't show. Passenger can be charged.
Whether the passenger can be charged depends, as in all cases, on the facts of the case. But yes, this can happen. Example: Passenger encourages driver to race the other car and when driver does this, his car hits the other car in the rear. Driver wants to stop and help the other person, but...Read more »
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