The question is, what do you want to do about that matter? You say your father was charged with a felony drug offense but you don't mention what actually happened to the case? Did he plead guilty? Did he go to trial and lose? Or did he get deported before anything happened in the drug case? If...Read more »
The DA said no jail time, was not written in the write up signed by him, the judge during sentencing did not mention any jail time. After ruling, speaking to the count clerk, I was reading over and she told me it was the same conditions the judge just went over ( court was busy that day). I later... Read more »
So, for whatever reason, you didn't have a lawyer in this case, right? Sounds like the prosecutor filled out the paperwork and failed to include the 72-hour jail stay required as a term and condition of your probation. You signed this paperwork and told the judge you had read and understood...Read more »
Sounds like he's somehow been enrolled in SAFP, an in-custody drug rehab. If you are saying that he can't begin the program until August, then that means that there isn't an available spot and he has to wait in line, while in prison, in order to get into the program and then...Read more »
Several years ago, at the Advanced Criminal Law Course, we had a speaker who was a federal prosecutor, I believe, and he said that we defense lawyers should not try to answer this kind of question. He advised telling clients (with your question) to call your local office of the Bureau Alcohol,...Read more »
You can file an affidavit with the court stating that you do not drive a vehicle and will not drive any vehicle unless and until that vehicle is equipped with with a court-approved ignition interlock device. Make sure you prepare and file the affidavit with the court within the time allowed for you...Read more »
What happens is that every day that goes by without hiring a lawyer is a whole day you have wasted when instead you should be actively pursuing objectives that will lead to the best result possible in your case. Don't complain later about how the system screwed you if you don't become...Read more »
Her name is listed for renting the car and we was on our way to bring it back.How could I get charge with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and the car was rented to my grandmother.She didn’t report her car stolen,so how could I get charge with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle?
The defendant will have access to all the State's evidence, including the photos, usually no later than the first setting of the case in court. This first setting usually comes months before any trial setting, so the defendant will have knowledge of and access to those photos even if he/she...Read more »
I am a victim of domestic violence. I accidentally sent in the wrong photos for evidence to the district attorney. The photos were from a whole different assault. I plan on calling DA to inform. Will I get in trouble for sending in wrong photos by accident?
You will not get in trouble for sending in the wrong evidence so long as you promptly notify the DA of your simple and wholly innocent mistake. The only way you'd ever get in trouble over this is if the DA believes you sent in the wrong evidence on purpose and are only trying to withdraw the...Read more »
Sorry, not nearly enough information to begin to try to answer your question. That said, there are some counties in Texas that use the bond system to punish accused persons, a practice that is wholly illegal. Or maybe your inmate deserves bonds a war criminal might expect.
I was wondering what the statue of limitations is for filing an indictment. Also I have been requesting an attorney, court appointed, since I was arrested , and they have refused saying that I can't get a lawyer until my case is filed. I got a call on January 30 saying I have court on the... Read more »
The filing of your case is well within the Statute of Limitations, assuming that your upcoming court setting is the result of your case being filed. What the exact Statute of Limitation is in your case cannot be determined from the information you included in your question.
Was sleeping in bf house when law came&arrested me for warrant. Also charged with possession of control sub bc there was a sack of dope on his night stand. He is willing to sign an affidavit stating they were his Would that clear me from the charge bc i was scared And half asleep and told them... Read more »
I'd say no, it won't clear you. You confessed in a manner which appears to be voluntary. Sounds like you just said the drugs were yours without even being asked? If that's the case and assuming the officers were in his house legally, then your confession counts. There's no...Read more »
I was harassed by a man at a restaurant and the public called police to help. As I was leaving to get away from him I was walking away on the sidewalk when a police officer came from behind me and grabbed me. I didn't know it was an officer and back kicked him. I was arrested and let go on a... Read more »
What do you mean when you say you were "let go on a misdemeanor"? If the case was filed as a Class A misdemeanor, the State Bar will be very interested whether you pleaded guilty. Saying you didn't know he was a poice officer when you back-kicked him is the same as saying you were...Read more »
I'd like to help you here but you haven't asked a question. Without any clue as to what you're trying to accomplish, any substantive attempt to give you an answer would be be more likely to confuse you than to enighten you.
You won't find a whole lot of caselaw on this...Read more »
If you will state the offense your trying to get information about, I can probably help with that question. The fact that that there is no code means just that, there is no code input into the person's information. The "xxx" in the warrant number generally means that there is no...Read more »
A possession of controlled substance indictment which does not specify the controlled substance involved is subject to being "quashed" when and if the defendant files such a motion. To the extent that the court has jurisdiction to quash the indictment, it doew have jurisdiction (i.e....Read more »
My ex girlfriend approached me in early December saying she is pregnant. There is a chance that it could be mine and she says it is, but I would really like to be certain before taking further actions. What steps need to be taken on my end for a paternity test? I have a feeling she will not want to... Read more »
While hiring a lawyer and having the lawyer file a Motion to Adjudicate Paternity is the surest way to go to get your answer, if it was me, I'd ask her for paternity testing of the child (in utero) and you and then if she agrees, both of you go to a reputable testing facility (one used...Read more »
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