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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: Yes it's been 180 days since I've have not been indicted and I was told that that means that they're going to drop the c

So take off my monitor and I'm not going to be charged anymore or what exactly does it mean because I read they give you 180 days to file to the grand jury if they don't then they have to let you go but then I also read that they still have up to 3 years to indict you so I need to know... Read more »

John Cucci Jr.
John Cucci Jr.
answered on Jul 1, 2022

Article 32.01 of the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure states:

(a) When a defendant has been detained in custody or held to bail for the defendant's appearance to answer any criminal accusation, the prosecution, unless otherwise ordered by the court, for good cause shown, supported by...
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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Child Support for Texas on
Q: Do i need to reimburse her for an allergist even though she didn’t consult with me?

We are joint managing conservators. I'm the non-custodial, but I had no idea that she would take my daughter to an allergy specialist and begin treatment without consulting with me. Now she is asking for half the cost, but i would like to get a second opinion. How Does that work?

Penny Wymyczak-White
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Penny Wymyczak-White
answered on Jul 1, 2022

Usually . The order has both parents paying half. Read your order .

2 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Texas on
Q: My kids dad thinks I broke my morality clause and is refusing to let me have them the month of July. What can I do?

I haven't received a temp custody order or anything - Can I show up and get my kids since the paper works states that is what I'm supposed to do for the month of July. Can he keep them from me?

Penny Wymyczak-White
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Penny Wymyczak-White
answered on Jul 1, 2022

If you have court order visitation show up. If he does not give them to you file a writ

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: Comfortable with my lawyers they are not doing anything for me they're not talking to me they're not telling me anything

And while I do need another lawyer I don't have any money pay for a lawyer so I was trying to look into pro bono lawyers or I don't know because I got a court appointed lawyer and he's not doing anything for me and I just don't know what to do anymore what do I do do I look for... Read more »

Tristan Nicolas LeGrande
Tristan Nicolas LeGrande
answered on Jul 1, 2022

Make an appointment to meet with your appointed lawyer in person to go over the evidence. You are legally entitled to an attorney if you cannot afford one, just not an attorney of your choosing - unless you pay for the attorney yourself. You are unlikely to find a private attorney to take on your... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: Iwas aressted for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and robbery with the intent and that wasmt the case it started

Someone came to my house the day before I got arrested and told me if I didn't give him my Xanax he was gonna come back with a gun and I'd either come off my pills or my purse so he left and my fiance at the time disappeared so I. Knew we're they went so I had someone drop me off... Read more »

Tristan Nicolas LeGrande
Tristan Nicolas LeGrande
answered on Jul 1, 2022

Not sure I see any question in what you wrote. You are permitted to defend yourself and third parties from imminent violent crimes against you. Aggravated assault is a serious offense, and self defense is not a simple analysis, you really should take any concerns about your case to your lawyer. If... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Contracts, Arbitration / Mediation Law and Civil Litigation for Texas on
Q: I have a friend who needs legal representation for a insurance claim matter
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jun 30, 2022

A Texas attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for two weeks. Attorneys here can't reach out to solicit your friend's matter. The format here is only question and answer, not attorney referral. But the closest thing here is the Find-a-Lawyer tab above. Your friend could... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce, Family Law and Child Support for Texas on
Q: Serving texas subpoena on a GA based company by serving it's registered agent in texas.

I have an enforcement action against my Ex in Texas court. My ex lies to court that he earns just $40,000 per year but I know he gets over $150,000 per year.

I want to secure payment records via subpoena from his work place to prove to court.

My ex works at newell company in GA.... Read more »

Rafee'a S. Majeed
Rafee'a S. Majeed
answered on Jun 30, 2022

Are you serving a Motion for Enforcement? Or a subpoena? Those are two different documents

If you are serving a Motion for Enforcement and if your ex is an employee of the company in Georgia, you cannot serve a Motion for Enforcement for your ex, by serving the company that they work for or...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: me and my fiancé were caught stealing from heb and the store we stole from made a police report.

Hello, me and my fiancé both work for heb and we were experiencing some financial struggles so we would steal food when grocery shopping at different stores but on Father’s Day we stole quite a bit of meat and we were caught and our store management placed us on paid suspension but made us aware... Read more »

Tristan Nicolas LeGrande
Tristan Nicolas LeGrande
answered on Jun 30, 2022

Don't talk to the detective. Don't answer any questions from anyone from law enforcement or HEB. If charges have been filed, you can call a bail bondsman to post the bond and get a court date. After that, you will need to find a lawyer to defend you in your case. Good luck.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: Was my Fourth amendment right violated

I was at a motel the police got called for a misdemeanor burglary of a vehicle it was probably 3 or 4 hours after the alleged incident early in the morning maybe 6:00 cops got called I was in the room by myself they knocked on the door kept knocking I didn't answer the door I didn't make... Read more »

Tristan Nicolas LeGrande
Tristan Nicolas LeGrande
answered on Jun 30, 2022

I see that you have asked questions related to this situation before...you really are not going to get a complete answer on a free forum. You need to bring these concerns to either your appointed attorney, or the attorney you hire on your case. You MIGHT have issues to object to the search for... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: If I lied about someone assaulting me and he is in jail what do I need to do to fix it
Tristan Nicolas LeGrande
Tristan Nicolas LeGrande
answered on Jun 30, 2022

Once charges have been filed, a good way to help that person would be to assist in their search for a criminal defense attorney to defend their case. Even if someone takes back their statement ("recants"), the district attorney may not immediately dismiss the charges. If the prosecution... Read more »

3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Domestic Violence for Texas on
Q: Do I have the ability to remove something on my record if it was just an arrest, and I wasn't convicted?

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?

Tristan Nicolas LeGrande
Tristan Nicolas LeGrande
answered on Jun 30, 2022

Yes. Under Chapter 55 of the TX Code of Criminal Procedure, you can petition a civil court to have many types of criminal history record information removed from their respective databases. This includes, but is not limited to, records of formal misdemeanor or felony charges. An attorney can assist... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Copyright for Texas on
Q: If you leak OnlyFans content on a forum will you be arrested or charged?

A forum where all people do is post OnlyFans leaks is there a possibility of doing jail time? Or prison time?

Fritz-Howard Raymond Clapp
Fritz-Howard Raymond Clapp
answered on Jun 29, 2022

Copyright infringement of this sort is a civil matter, so you should not fear criminal consequences.

You should, however, mitigate the possible damages by removing the post that infringes.

2 Answers | Asked in Divorce and International Law for Texas on
Q: Hi, My spouse and I are Americans and Egyptians; if he divorced me in Egypt, what are my rights as Texas resident?

I’m 54 years old, married for 33 years, and unemployed ( I’m seeking a job); my husband and I are almost separated for 3 years. We do have a home in Sugar Land and joined banks accounts

( that he is controlling most of them, I don’t have online access except for one account). I’m... Read more »

David Luther Woodward
David Luther Woodward
answered on Jun 28, 2022

First and foremost: I know nothing about the law of Egypt except that it, too, is inherited from the British.

Go get yourself a lawyer tomorrow! Most lawyers will give you the first interview for free, and then try to work out a system of payment. You need to be the first to file and...
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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Child Support for Texas on
Q: the respondent filed a counter petition but have yet to serve me. what can i do

I filed a petition in Tarrant County to have my case moved to Collin County (where the kids and I reside) and to modify the order. My ex husband filed his own petition 6/14 without actually answering mine. I was informed that I can not move forward until I am served or I should reach out to his... Read more »

Penny Wymyczak-White
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Penny Wymyczak-White
answered on Jun 28, 2022

Look in your county and see if there are volunteer lawyers. If you don't have a lawyer I would wait until you are served,

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Domestic Violence for Texas on
Q: If I lied about assault and he got arrested but it wasn't true what do I do
Penny Wymyczak-White
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Penny Wymyczak-White
answered on Jun 28, 2022

You could be arrested for filing a false police report. You need to tell the truth and hopefully they will dismiss his criminal case,

1 Answer | Asked in DUI / DWI for Texas on
Q: Can a probation officer suspend the requirement of only driving cars with an IID for someone on probation for Dwi in TX?

If a person is been convicted of a dwi in Texas, has been put on probation, and has been ordered to drive with an IID per the terms of their probation, can their probation officer temporarily suspend the requirement to drive with an IID for any period of time (particularly the first 2-3 months at... Read more »

Penny Wymyczak-White
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Penny Wymyczak-White
answered on Jun 28, 2022

You cannot drive without a Texas drivers license.

2 Answers | Asked in Child Custody and Family Law for Texas on
Q: What are my options as the custodial parent (mother) who wants to move out of state and share 50/50 custody? See below.

My ex-husband and I share 50/50 custody of our 12 and 13 year old sons. The 13 year old has been living with his father during the school since 2021 and the 12 year old has lived with me full time, still maintaining the every other weekend agreement. While this agreement does not pose an immediate... Read more »

Rafee'a S. Majeed
Rafee'a S. Majeed
answered on Jun 27, 2022

If you wish to change any Texas court order, you must file a Petition to Modify Parent-Child Relationship and set it for a hearing before the Court of exclusive jurisdiction.

You should read your current court order thoroughly because it is unclear from your post if there is a geographic...
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1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law for Texas on
Q: I need help with a promissory note that used the home I reside in as collateral that is blocking us from a clear title

We signed a contract for deed with my aunt on my residence on Dec 2013 she then conveyed her interest to her ex husband (my uncle) in June 2014 which in return he purchased the home from her with Rocket Mortgage for $55,000. In the same month 6/2014 she had a promissory note of $70,000 stating... Read more »

John Cucci Jr.
John Cucci Jr.
answered on Jun 26, 2022

I just saw this question this evening. What a mess!

The good news is that there is a way to achieve your goal. The bad news is you will need to go to at least one court to resolve it. You may have to go to two different courts because it has to deal with an Estate now.

It looks...
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1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody and Divorce for Texas on
Q: My husband file divorce. Since we miscommunication and more . We decided trying out marriage or couple counseling.

I didn't recive letter yet . Is his file can be hold or do I need hire lawyer? What do I need expect

Penny Wymyczak-White
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Penny Wymyczak-White
answered on Jun 26, 2022

He can put the divorce on hold, If you have not been served you do not need to worry.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Texas on
Q: I live in the State of Texas - I am unmarried, but I have been living with a woman for the past 10 years.

I have been very careful to avoid having our living situation qualify as a common law marriage under Texas law. I did designate my live-in friend as my domestic partner for health insurance purposes when I was working, but there was never a formal agreement of any kind. I own 100% of the house we... Read more »

Penny Wymyczak-White
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Penny Wymyczak-White
answered on Jun 26, 2022

You need to have a Will and be specific . Show her the will and explain to her your wishes,

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