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Q: My 18-year-old son is having sex with his 14-year-old school girlfriend is that illegal
Craig Young
Craig Young answered on Sep 25, 2015

It is statutory rape. The age of consent in Texas is 17.

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Q: Can a police officer dismiss charges of battery and assault once they've already been filed (on the date of trial) ?

On the same date as the trial, the police officer went to the court and dismissed the charges without my permission (I am the victim). We were both subpeaoned to be there in court. I think the accused mother influenced the police officer to drop the charges. I am so upset. I had a witness, she came... Read more »

Craig Young
Craig Young answered on Sep 25, 2015

The police officer was likely not the one making this decision, these calls are normally made by the District Attorney. I would suggest contact victims services in your county and/or contact the District Attorney's Office directly.

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Q: My brother died,no will.He wasn't married,no children Car is paid off but DMV said not a clear title.How do I get

DMV said I need to contact Citi financial but they won't give me info even with death certificate

Craig Young
Craig Young answered on Sep 25, 2015

You can likely resolve this with an Affidavit of Heirship, which is relatively simple. Having said that, you should consult with an Attorney to make sure have accounted for all the heirs under intestate distribution.

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