I walked off of a Wal-Mart with an iitemi intended to bit accidentally & was charged with theft. I paid all my fees & got into no more trouble & the case was dismissed. Will that show on a background check?
answered on Oct 6, 2020
Agree with Richard Davis. You need to file a petition for non-disclosure in order to seal your record.
This is different than an expunction. You should consult with an attorney and he can explain the difference to you.
answered on Oct 3, 2020
Under the rules that govern our advertising, no attorney can claim to “specialize” in a particular type of criminal offense.
However, sexual assault cases are very complex cases. It is important to consult a criminal attorney with experience handling those particular cases. Many of... Read more »
A hour later I called her and told her to just bring my friends 20 dollars back.i then received a text saying this is sheriff Tatum and what was the 20 dollars for.im scared I left my house and haven't went back since.i don't know what to do
answered on Sep 30, 2020
Before you have any further interaction with law enforcement (or anyone for that matter), contact an experienced criminal defense attorney. Anything you say regarding the case, to anyone, can be used against you. You need an attorney to advise and protect you.
i have been charged with felony deadly conduct.
answered on Sep 29, 2020
At an arraignment (usually your first court appearance) you should plead not guilty and give your attorney a chance to review your case.
Whether you eventually plead guilty to the charge is a very complicated question that depends on the plea offer and whether the government can prove the... Read more »
The police took his gun collection because he had a felon. He was trying to sell his guns to help pay for his legal bills. My brother committed suicide last week and I am the next of kin. I want to sell the guns to pay for his final arrangements. His gun collection was worth 10’s of thousands... Read more »
answered on Sep 27, 2020
In Texas, a criminal case does not survive the death of a defendant. His criminal defense attorney (if he has one) should provide a death certificate and request that the district attorney dismiss the case.
Generally, when a case is dismissed, a defendant can request a return of property.... Read more »
I was charged with a class A misdemeanor for assault causes bodily injury family member after a domestic dispute with my wife in which I reached for the remote from her and grabbed her arm to retrieve it after she would not give it back. She called the police and later called back to have the... Read more »
answered on Sep 27, 2020
Texas code of criminal procedure 14.03 mandates that officers remain on scene to investigate an allegation of family violence.
"If reasonably necessary to verify an allegation of a violation of a protective order or of the commission of an offense involving family violence, a peace... Read more »
POSS OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA but it was just CBD
Hello all, I’ve been trying to find some answers but it’s been really difficult, I’m broke right now and can’t afford a lawyer, and this incident happened over a year ago but I’m just now getting information in the mail. I’m not... Read more »
answered on Sep 27, 2020
In every criminal case, you have the right to an attorney. If you cannot afford an attorney, then the court should appoint you one, at no cost to you.
The worst thing you can do is fail to appear at court. Failure to appear will almost certainly lead to a warrant for your arrest. At... Read more »
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