My ex took me to court to lift geographical restrictions, modify child support and a few other things in 2010. Everything in the order was awarded to my ex. More child support, geographical restrictions were lifted, and This is what the ordered said regarding attorneys fees- does that mean I have... Read more »
It simply means you pay your lawyer what you owe her and your ex-spouse pays his/her attorney . Generally it means if you don't owe anything to your lawyer, you owe nothing to anyone under this provision of the order. If you didn't have a lawyer, you probably don't owe any attorneys...Read more »
Newspaper clippings can get you started. Unfortuneately, many of Texas' newspapers have gone under, but even if your county has lost its primary newspaper, you can go to your public library and research from there. If you're lucky enough to have access to a still-functioning newspaper, it...Read more »
The court setting you mention is just the first time your case is set in court, not a trial setting. At the first setting, your lawyer will probably be given the discovery evidence in your case which you can then go over with him/her. Sometimes it takes a few days after the first setting to get...Read more »
Do any of you nice lawyer people know if it's possible that a Class C misdemeanor charge for drug paraphernalia (a ticket) can be sealed if you plead guilty to it? It's over 3 years old and it doesn't show up on a state background check but I want it sealed anyway. It's the only... Read more »
For the result of a criminal case to be sealed in Texas, the defendant must have received a deferred adjudication probation and successfully completed the probation. In these circumstances, after a waiting period whcih varies with the level of the offense, a person can petition the court to enter...Read more »
I can answer the first part of your question. A "direct" flight is not the same thing as a "non-stop" flight, which is a distinction I think you are confused about. Any flight that leaves from the correct city and arrives in the city designated by the court order is a...Read more »
Well that depends on your connection to the house. If you are the only resident and no one else is present when the raid occurs, and the dope is found in a place inside the residence where whoever lives there must be aware of its presence (like it's found on the coffee table in the living...Read more »
This is not a criminal law question, so I cannot answer it. The question, I believe, is more properly a military law question having to do with the requirements for full benefits upon retirement of a person with such a problem in his/her past. It may also matter whether you were convicted (that is,...Read more »
THE OFFICER ONLY TOOK 3 STEPS WHEN DEMONSTRATING. THEIR WAS 20-30MPH WIND FACTOR WITH RAIN HORRIBLE WEATHER MY UNDERSTANDING IS NHSTA PROCEDURES STATE TEST HAS TO BE FULLY DEMONSTRATED. I ALSO FOUND A PREVIOUS CASE WHERE IT WAS DISMISSED DUE TO COP NOT FOLLOWING GUIDLINES/PROCEDURES IE NOT... Read more »
The officer does not have to perform the entire test in order to properly "demonstrate" what he's asking you to do during the test. In Texas, 3 steps seems to be the usual number of steps officers show the suspect in the heel-to-toe sobriety test.
"Proprietor" sounds like you're talking about a business, as opposed to a residence. Which is it? Also, do you mean that the police pulled over the "proprietor" or the person was sitting in their car outside the property to be searched?
No lawyer, whether retained or court-appointed, should represent two defendants in cases arising from the same episode unless she makes full disclosure to both defendants of the apparent conflicts of interest and both defendants knowingly waive their rights to be represented by their own attorney.
You should not do that.It will not work, count on it. If the meth was on her person, she knowingly posssessed it, unless someone put it in her clothing, for example, without her knowledge. If you tried to sell that story to the police or prosecutors or a Court, they might just charge you....Read more »
Dropped it in the I paniced thought about it picked it up and handed it to co and got charged brought in on breach of peace and simple posseon of weed in the 1st I'm worrying to death I don't want go back to jail
My mother lived with her boyfriend for the last year, a week ago he died very unexpectedly (even though he did have COPD among other health issues) and his family not only came in to the house but, kicked my mother out and changed the locks not even 5 hours after he passed. Now she's homeless.... Read more »
I'm sorry but I can't figure out what you're asking. Usually if a person is wronged in a legal sense, it is up to that person to pursue any remedy she might have. She may have some rights to that property, but as she's already been thrown out, it may be too late to get any real...Read more »
I fought a girl, I’m 17, she’s 18 and her girlfriend that is 20, soon to be 21, punched me out of nowhere after the fight. Many people posted it all over social media so I have the video. I did not swing at her or anything she just punched me,pushed a tooth back, busted my lip and now my mouth... Read more »
Yes sir, you can call the police and report the assault. You yourself cannot press the charges, only the State of Texas, through your county attorney's (or Criminal District Attornet's) office, can "file" the charge. Police and prosecutors are generally cooperative about not...Read more »
Be intercranial audibale torchure. What can I do about this, and how long can someone be incarcerated for, for committing such a crime? Anyone who can help me with this horrible problem, please reach out to me. I have PTSD and night terrors due to this inciden(s)?
Do you mean that he tells the Texas parole authorities that he will be living at a house owned by another person, but that person doesn't have anything to do with that house or has moved away from it? If the releasee doesn't know that the house is no longer being occupied by the named...Read more »
If you feel like you just have to do something, you can call police and make a noise complaint. Personally I don't favor bringing the police into situations like this, more likely to exacerbate the problem than to fix it. Your word against the neighbor's is what police would be faced...Read more »
You really haven't given me enough info to answer the question. What drug did the dog smell? If it was marihuana (that's the way we spell it in Texas Penal Code), believe me, the dog didn't need the door to be cracked to smell it. I can smell it with the doors closed, as strong as...Read more »
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