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1 Answer | Asked in DUI / DWI and Traffic Tickets for Texas on
Q: Do I need to get a lawyer and how could it help

My so. Was involved in an accident. He was given a citation for failure to control speed but he was taken to the hospital under protective custody. One I got the police report there was also a DWI charge. Once he was released from the hospital they showed up at his house with a warrant &... Read more »

Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III
answered on Aug 4, 2022

Yes, your son needs an attorney. Contact a lawyer who practices in the county where the case is filed. Good luck

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Domestic Violence for Texas on
Q: I got a new PO and simply forgot about our meeting yesterday. What are the potential consequences?
Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III
answered on Aug 4, 2022

The potential consequences are revocation of probation and jail. Call your PO asap. Good luck.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: I'm on probation I have to report on a Monday but a mtr was issued. Should I keep my appointments or turn myself in with
Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III
answered on Aug 4, 2022

Get with your attorney before you do anything to see 1) what is alleged in the motion to revoke to determine, 2) if you can cure any of the violations alleged. Good luck.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: the cops had a search warrant and seized 3.5 oz of meth, 4 oz of weed and 2 guns over 1 month ago at my home yet not

nothing was mie

Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III
answered on Aug 4, 2022

First, stop making confessions on social media; law enforcement monitor these sites. Next, get with an attorney. No one in this forum knows the total evidence in possession of the State, so on one here has a clue of what the outcome of your cases will be. DO NOT TALK ABOUT THE FACTS OF THIS... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Texas on
Q: I had a lawyer file everything, but I cannot afford them to be at the trial/pre-trial for visitation. What should I do?

I paid a lawyer company more than $8000 to represent me, but the mother keeps adding things into the case, like a mental health exam, 2-3 interrogatories, and discoveries, etc. The company charged me for each of these, and now I am just about broke. I cannot afford them to be at the pre-trial, or... Read more »

Rafee'a S. Majeed
Rafee'a S. Majeed
answered on Aug 4, 2022

Please do not give up on fighting for your daughter. Family law cases can be costly, so if there is any way you get the additional funds that you need to proceed with your current legal counsel, I would suggest you try. Also, maybe you can have a discussion with your current attorney and see if... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Divorce and Federal Crimes for Texas on
Q: I hired a lawyer for my sons case last week. My son had court yesterday and the attorney didnt show. He has a trial set

For monday. Whats gonna happen if he doesnt show up again for the court

Vonnie Clay Dones III
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Vonnie Clay Dones III
answered on Aug 3, 2022

The judge will likely reset the trial date if your attorney does not appear especially without knowing the reason why. Try to contact your lawyer and inform him of the trial date.

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1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for Texas on
Q: I live in Texas. My husband wants to use the same lawyer in our divorce to save money.

I do not have my own lawyer and he set up an appointment for 9am in the morning and wants us both to go. We have been separated since sept last year and he moved out. He purchased his own home in Nov. he still owns the home I live in with our 3 kids as well

Penny Wymyczak-White
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Penny Wymyczak-White
answered on Aug 2, 2022

You can not use one attorney. The attorney can only represent one person. You can sign a waiver but do so at your own risk

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Texas on
Q: Will i be able to cancel a notarized letter giving a family member legal rights of my child at any time?

My daughter will be living with my aunt. She will attend school in texas and my aunt is asking that i sign a notarized letter to give up legal rights decision making of my daughter along with social security card.

Rafee'a S. Majeed
Rafee'a S. Majeed
answered on Aug 2, 2022

You should certainly speak with an attorney before you proceed with this course of action. You want to ensure that you are not giving to your Aunt more rights or responsibilities for your child than you intend to in this situation. An attorney may be able to help you draft a document that... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Tax Law for Texas on
Q: How do I go about getting custody papers changed regarding claiming all the children as dependents on taxes?

The other parent does not see the children as often if at all, mainly around holidays (compared to when the order was first established). child support is not consistent and there is a large amount of back pay owed.

Rafee'a S. Majeed
Rafee'a S. Majeed
answered on Aug 2, 2022

If your current court orders address claiming the children as dependents on your tax return, you can file a Suit to Modify Parent-Child Relationship and request a change to that language. in a suit to modify, you must be able to explain to the Court that there has been a "material and... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Texas on
Q: Can I apply for residency while my immigration case is still being processed?

I filed for asylum this year, and my court hearing is 2024. I am Cuban.

Someone told me I could apply for residency after living in the country for a year. Is that true, even though I haven't been seen by a court regarding my current case?

Thank you for your help

Monica E Rottermann
Monica E Rottermann
answered on Aug 2, 2022

If you were admitted or paroled into the United States at the time of your entry then you might qualify to apply for adjustment of status under the Cuban Adjustment Act, which allows Cuban nationals who have been admitted or paroled after Jan. 1, 1959 and physically present in the United States for... Read more »

3 Answers | Asked in Trademark for Texas on
Q: can we reinstate this trademark with Serial Number88894416
Sergiy M Sivochek
Sergiy M Sivochek
answered on Aug 1, 2022

U.S. federal trademark application No. 88/894,416 ( for the mark DR. D'S REMEDIES " GIVING LIFE TO LIVES" and design) was abandoned on February 16, 2021 for failure to respond to the USPTO's Office Action (an official letter asking to make changes or refusing to register a mark... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Contracts, Estate Planning, Family Law and Real Estate Law for Texas on
Q: If land is owned by multiple people and only one of those people is living, does the living person have 100% ownership

If the deceased people have children, does this entitle the children to part ownership of land, or do the living original owners now have all the remaining ownership? Example: 6 Original Owners, 5 are deceased but have all have children, one original owner is living. Will the 1/6 of ownership be... Read more »

Ross F. Tew
Ross F. Tew
answered on Aug 1, 2022

It depends. Did the six original owners take title as joint tenants with right of survivorship? If so, then the entire property belongs to the survivor. It would be surprising if that were the case, but not unheard of. You need to sit down with an attorney who can examine the title to the... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Copyright for Texas on
Q: I am writing a film workbook and I want to basically copy and paste movie titles into it. Will that be an issue?

Many of the fonts used in these movie titles are customized just for the title of the film.

Fritz-Howard Raymond Clapp
Fritz-Howard Raymond Clapp
answered on Aug 1, 2022

The titles are not the subject of copyright, so their use to refer to the movies is not infringing.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets and Car Accidents for Texas on
Q: I was involved in a wreck. after 9 weeks I found out I was not at fault.

I had purchased insurance that covers my car only through my dealership(DS). they told me they would be in contact with the insurance company to get the repairs taken care of (they do some in-house repairs and what not) I requested a bill for the impound fees, the car was towed after the wreck 458... Read more »

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh
answered on Aug 1, 2022

Yes, you have some legal remedies and at this point in time I think you should consult with an accident/injury lawyer to guide you through this process, especially if you have physical injuries. Most accident/injury lawyers will provide a free consul so please take a few of them up on it and then... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law for Texas on
Q: Can a dissolved HOA re instate and make the homeowners sign up to their new one? The HOA failed to take over after the

developer terminated it in 2014 and paperwork never file. Plus a committee practicing as an HOA that doesn’t exist. A vote was taken and the majority agreed on re establishing the HOA.,

I have a petition signed by 8 lots that are located outside of the subdivision to de annexation,but I... Read more »

John Cucci Jr.
John Cucci Jr.
answered on Jul 31, 2022

Your question requires a bit of work for a complete answer. There are rules and laws that protect you from an unlawful HOA. I would need to see the original paperwork and filing which created the association and the neighborhood subdivision. You may be lucky and the HOA is now null, but there is a... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law and Landlord - Tenant for Texas on
Q: How much notice is required for a change of payment method for renters and how must it be communicated?

Flyer laying on ground outside apartment (dated 7/29/22 advising tenants that their rent for 8/1/22, must be paid by: cashiers check, money order or personal check and brought directly to the leasing office. No online payments accepted. Doesn’t this require 30 days written notice? It is a burden... Read more »

John Cucci Jr.
John Cucci Jr.
answered on Jul 31, 2022

The good news is that your lease probably has the answers to your question. There is a written notice requirement for any change in a written lease. However, I would need to see your lease to advise you better. I believe you are good for this month, but next month you will probably need to comply... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: I was in possession of 3.5oz of meth, 4oz weed and 2 firearms during a search and seizure over a month ago yet was no

arrested at the time of drug bust. They had an informant make buys from me. They also took $3500 in cash and my coins that I have been collecting for 15 years. Most of that money was earned from my legitimate business not selling drugs. I was trying to get bank acct straight due to being hacked so... Read more »

John Cucci Jr.
John Cucci Jr.
answered on Jul 31, 2022

First you need to know that you are not the only person that has happened to.

Did they leave you an Inventory list or document for anything they seized? If not, it is time to clean-out your home of any illegal items. Are you a convicted felon? If so you need to get every firearm and all...
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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Texas on
Q: Can screenshots sent from someone else be used in child custody court in Texas?

The screenshots are referencing prostitution and other things such as drugs going on around the child while in with the mother. The person that sent them did so from a phone number but doesn’t want to identify themselves because they do not want to be involved with the whole court situation.

Penny Wymyczak-White
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Penny Wymyczak-White
answered on Jul 31, 2022

You need to have the person that sent them to you be witness in court or you can't use them

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Texas on
Q: My question is if a biological father is absent for 15 months?
Penny Wymyczak-White
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Penny Wymyczak-White
answered on Jul 31, 2022

You did not ask q question.

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for Texas on
Q: Divorce

Property

Penny Wymyczak-White
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Penny Wymyczak-White
answered on Jul 30, 2022

This is a community property state. You did not ask a question

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