I was pulled over for an expired registration but, it was during Covid and we didn’t have to register our car because of the Gov’s waiver during a state of emergency. I was arrested for something found in the car after I got pulled over.
The courts are open to the public. See Article 1, Section 13 of the Texas Constitution. Just because something is sensitive or personal does not mean you have a right to a private hearing with the Judge and the lawyers. The lawyers and Judge might, in some circumstances, have a conference in the...View More
i got charged with a less then 1 gram thc concentrate, texas he also said when we were walking to the cop car if anyone ask don’t say nothing about the conversation and say i was getting a hard talking about how i need to change my life basically
Investigators was following a friend due to info from informant. He called local police and told them to " find a reason to stop him". They did and searched the vehicle with no warrant and no consent cause the truck was not his to give consent to let them search. They found something he... View More
Texas courts require information from an such info to have sufficient indications of identity and reliability, if it is relied upon as the basis for probable cause to stop someone. They look at how much they know about the informant, the recency of the information provided, how detailed the info...View More
They dropped my charges and we both had Sam charge. How can they drop mine and not his? He on parole. We didn't take a drug test and the cops had no right to enter our home. He still in jail for something he didn't do. He was on bed sick.
I met my fiance in Iowa and he had an active warrant in Texas. He has been arrested in Iowa and is being held for extradition back to Texas. I was diagnosed with congestive heart failure shortly before I met my fiance and ever since we have been together for the past year he has taken care of me... View More
I do not know the status of the charges (is he on probation? On parole? Is there an open case?)….BUT, regardless, facts and circumstances like the ones you describe are helpful mitigation evidence - evidence that would tend to reduce the punishment - if a Judge or Jury will assess punishment....View More
My daughters car was parked and no one was in the car the police came because of somebody who was helping us move they searched the vehicle and they found a iPhone box and it had drugs in it because I had a iPhone they charged me even though my daughter and me both said it wasn’t ours and it was... View More
Yes - if you are not guilty, then plead not guilty and hire an attorney. They must prove you intentionally and knowingly exercised care, custody, control or management of the controlled substance - beyond a reasonable doubt, in order to convict you of possession. The viability of your defense is...View More
Never saw one single bit of evidence against me. Gave my attorney information that would have changed my decisions to a more favorable outcome and he lied made false statements to me while intimidating me into a plea for things I didn’t do
If you were not guilty, you should not have plead guilty. By pleading guilty, your ability to appeal is extremely limited. As long as you were competent, knowingly, and voluntarily made, it will not be reversed.
Your guilty plea will not be undone because you “did not see one single bit...View More
If you can afford to hire an attorney, thats the best way to try and prove it. Expect to pay a retainer - unless you have significant and measurable damages, an attorney won’t take your case for free (on a contingency fee, where they get paid in the end, only if you do…). You absolutely can...View More
I own a truck that the state seized and now has filed a forfeiture case against. At the time of seizure I did not own the truck. It was in a dead man's name, so the named parties in the suit was the dead man and the person driving the truck. A written response has to be filed by 10am tomorrow... View More
Its all called “theft” under Texas law…but, yes. Theft of items up to $2500 is a misdemeanor, but if it is a theft “from a person” its a state jail felony (like if the person is holding the purse). Good luck.
Have been told that law has changed on assault public servant in Texas.Also body cam shows person kicking but don't show actually officer being kicked in jaw as he claims.Is it a weak case to take in front of jury trial for prosecutor?
Assaut on a public servant is a 3rd degree felony (2-10 yrs TDCJ) unless theres an allegation of serious bodily injury, use or exhibition of a weapon (then it jumps up to a 1st degree felony, 5-99yrs TDCJ).
These types of cases are prosecuted zealously. Make sure you have a lawyer you...View More
Again…yes. Anywhere the police obtain a warrant signed by a judge, to wiretap or conduct surveillance, they can place audio/video surveillance. Why would they need consent to conduct surveillance? That would defeat the point…if you get charged with a crime, don’t talk to law enforcement and...View More
Assault causing bodily injury is a class A Misdemeanor. If convicted, its up to 1yr in county jail, and up to a $4k fine. However, you are permitted to use physical force to defend yourself - to the extent and degree of the violence used against you. If someone assaults you, you can physically...View More
Took my friends ride and was reported stolen by the time I got to it to take it back and I was driving.. Now on probation but can't make it to appts cuz its n another town.. And she wouldn't transfer me
Once you have pled guilty and been placed on probation, the case is over. It will not be re-opened and dismissed. You have to abide by the terms and conditions, or the probation could be revoked. Then you’d have to go to prison instead.
Im currently being charged with a felony, i have not been convicted and have a clean record before this. I was told i can still own and possess the firearms i own but “probably” wouldnt get sold a gun. I wanna get other lawyers opinions because mine doesnt seem the know what he talks about
No, you probably would get flagged in a firearm purchase due to the pending felony case. Also, a typical bond condition is no firearms or ammunition. So if that is a bond condition, you would not want to purchase or possess firearms while the case is pending. Often, even if you take probation, it...View More
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