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...Read 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...Read 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...Read 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...Read more »
I was not driving and it was not my vehicle. When the officer asked the driver to step out of the vehicle the substance fell onto the road from the driver side floorboard. We were both charged even though I told the officer it was not mine and no paraphernalia or any other incriminating evidence... Read more »
Yes. If your probation is revoked, you can be sentenced up to 1 yr in county jail.
The Judge could also reinstate your probation, with or without additional conditions. You are entitled to a hearing, and the opportunity to present evidence related to the alleged violations, as well as any...Read more »
The person is my nephews' mother. She harrasses, threatens, plagues my family. She lies to the kids saying she has no more court dates, yet they're there; in black n white. She just keeps skipping and the court just keeps rescheduling!
Not sure thats anything you need to be worried about. It does not sound like you are a party or a witness. The Judge can permit a case to be re-scheduled as many times as they want. Its their discretion. Don’t like it? Wait until the next election. Vote for the other guy/gal.
You can use deadly force to defend against deadly force, or to defend yourself against becoming the victim of certain violent felonies. However, you cannot use deadly force to defend against NON-deadly force being used against you (in most circumstances). If a person is 17, they're an adult in...Read more »
Unlike other sex offenses, there is no early release option for a person convicted of continuous sexual assault of a child. No probation or deferred adjudication available. Sometimes these cases can be worked out for a lesser offense and a long, strict probation, plus registration as a sex...Read more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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.
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 »
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 »
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 »
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?
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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