Police video shows no evidence that I tampered with anything police are heard saying they saw me. Gregg county prosecutor is wanting to enhancey charges to 5yrs tdc and 15months state jail due to time spent in federal in Kentucky 30yrs ago and for 1yr state jail time served 12yrs ago. Is this legal
Cops add tampering charges in drug cases when they believe the suspect tried to drop, destroy, or otherwise hide the drugs to they wouldn't be found. You can read the exact text of the law in chapter 37 of the Penal Code here: https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/Docs/PE/htm/PE.37.htm#37.09...Read more »
If someone received a ticker for Financial Responsibility (No Insurance) and they showed the court they had a policy during the date of ticket is the case dismissed immediately or is the insurance policy verified? Not speaking of fake insurance but if you can't remember if it was cancelled or... Read more »
Rule 404(b) of the Texas Rules of Evidence says that you can get advance notice if the prosecution intends to use character evidence like prior convictions or bad acts by the defendant to show things like motive, opportunity, intent, absence of mistake, lack of accident, etc.
Nobody can see the future outcome. The maximum penalty for a class C assault is a fine and no jail time. The maximum penalty for an aggravated assault is life in prison. What happens in your case will depend on three things: the level of the assault, the quality of the prosecution's...Read more »
The probation office is literally across the hall from the District Clerk's office. Is it really necessary to pay $150+ to have the officer served by a sheriff's deputy or is there a different process for court officials?
Since I got a protective order against son (stalking, drug charges, child abuse) his father helping by leaving me unable to drive even this vehicle I rebuilt all year. My ex took the Denali, trying to put me and children on the street.
This question is tagged for both Georgia and Texas. I don't know anything about Georgia, but in Texas, the proper method to give a vehicle as a gift requires both the Giver and the Recipient to sign an "Affidavit of Motor Vehicle Gift Transfer" and an "Application for Texas...Read more »
In our state, if you have a felony offense conviction of moral turpitude, you cannot be serving as Board of Director of an association. I know one of our Board of Directors has plead guilty to Aggravated Assault using a deadly weapon by... From court records: intentionally and knowingly threaten,... Read more »
Moral turpitude is an old concept and there isn't a definitive list of offenses that always qualify for every purpose and in every jurisdiction. Instead, what you will see is a court case where one side wanted to introduce a prior bad act of the other side into evidence and the judge had to...Read more »
fiancé was arrested year ago charge wth 2 feloniesOne hydraco pill was his prescrption A morphine patch that was in his moms vehicle the patch belonged to her dyeing sister in which she passed away a month later. His mother had taken her to get the script the day before and had dropped one in the... Read more »
No, the prosecutor is not required to dismiss the case. He or she can seek a conviction if they believe it is in the interest of justice. The answers to your other questions should come from his criminal defense attorney because that is the only person who has the facts. If your fiancé is on...Read more »
It is your responsibility to keep your child safe. CPS might be concerned that you exposed the child to unsafe people. Hire a local family law attorney with experience actually fighting CPS... you might not want an attorney with only "Ad Litem" experience who will be too conciliatory...Read more »
The verdict was affirmed by the CoA, so it would be to the Defendant’s advantage to void the appeal. Mandate issued 3 or so years ago. Is there an option for addressing the issue besides a habeas writ?
This doesn't slant the way you seem to think it does. The rule says: "If the defendant is the appellant, the record must include the trial court’s certification of the defendant’s right of appeal [...] The appeal must be dismissed if a certification that shows the...Read more »
The statute of limitations is a deadline to start a case or forever lose the right to start. It makes it so someone can't bring a case against you for something that happened a long time ago. You can get a general idea about by reading the Wikipedia page but for specifics, you'll need...Read more »
I am the director of a dance team, and we have a couple of trips planned for competitions and other things. They would travel by bus, and I was trying to figure out what I needed to do to make sure that I wasn’t held liable if anything happens during the travel. The dance team is not under a... Read more »
I used to just unzip my pants and pee. Now I’m being asked to completely drop my pants and expose everything. I refused to test because I felt extremely uncomfortable but I’m not worried about failing at all. I contacted my probation officer immediately after but haven’t heard back yet but... Read more »
It is not illegal to drop your pants to do a drug test. The crimes related to exposing your private areas are limited to doing that in public. If you feel uncomfortable, you might ask if they would be willing to do a hair drug test instead. It is my understanding that a hair test can detect drug...Read more »
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