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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: Need to know why an inmate has a bond 390,000 for 3 misd. And 1 felony

His gps was defective and pretrial kept saying he was leaving his home

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Kiele Linroth Pace answered on Feb 25, 2021

Wow... 390,000 seems like a typographical error. I notice this is marked Austin so, if it is a Travis County case, you can call pretrial services or the bonding desk and ask them to verify the amount.

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1 Answer | Asked in Domestic Violence for Texas on
Q: Can I sue ex husband for leaving me a lip scar after he punched me, and emotional abuse when we were married ?

I was sexually abuse when I was little by one of dads brothers. My ex husband knew this and when we would argue he would laugh at me calling me names and saying that I liked what my uncle did to me and blamed me for letting that happen to me when I was only 5 years old. I wanted to just get... Read more »

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Kiele Linroth Pace answered on Feb 24, 2021

You should re-post this question except with Personal Injury as the practice area instead of Domestic Violence. It is not usually worth it to sue someone unless they have the ability to pay so it is probably a good idea to include in your question a list of what types of assets your ex-husband... Read more »

3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: How much time am I facing if I violate a protective order? And what can I get probation?
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Kiele Linroth Pace answered on Feb 24, 2021

Class A misdemeanor for a single violation of a family violence protective order (up to 1 year in county jail)

State Jail Felony for a single violation of a stalking, sexual assault, or trafficking protective order (up to 2y in state jail)

Third-degree felony for violations on...
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Q: I got a poss w/intent to deliver meth conviction in 2000. Can I get this expunged in Arkansas. It's a class y felony
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Kiele Linroth Pace answered on Feb 20, 2021

Texas convictions can't be expunged unless they are overturned on appeal or pardoned by the Governor of Texas. If your case was in Arkansas then remove this question and re-post it with your location set to Arkansas... even if you are currently in Texas the legal work must be done in Arkansas.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury and Legal Malpractice for Texas on
Q: Consent was Not given and yet dr did anyways!

If dr was told not to do what he suggested should be done, and told primary dr has already addressed, yet dr does anyways leading to loss of limb! What can be done when consent was NOT given

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Kiele Linroth Pace answered on Feb 14, 2021

The location on this question is marked "Bixby, Oklahoma" but it is appearing in the forum for attorneys in Texas. If this event did not occur in Texas then please re-post your question in the Oklahoma forum.

The question is marked Criminal Law as well as Personal Injury and...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: Search warrent (article 18.02(1-9) issued this date january.,2021 @ 4:10 pm raid was on the19th of January was it legal?
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Kiele Linroth Pace answered on Feb 14, 2021

Legal how? Do you mean in the issuance or in the execution? Did you actually READ Article 18.02 or is this something you copied from another prisoner? The reason I ask is that this section is about the GROUND for issuance and it doesn't really address any question about the date... and your... Read more »

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Q: I got out of prison in 2010. Can I purchase and own a handgun in Texas

My conviction was for grand theft. I was in possession of stolen property in excess of $1000

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Kiele Linroth Pace answered on Feb 14, 2021

It doesn't matter which state you are in because federal law prohibits felons from being in possession of a firearm or ammunition... it is even a violation of federal law to GIVE a felony a firearm or ammunition. If you were in prison for a state crime, the state where you were convicted... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: I was arrested for assault on the elderly , my wife has filled out an affidavit of non prosecution do I need a lawyer

This was in October and epo allowed us to live together

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Kiele Linroth Pace answered on Feb 14, 2021

An affidavit of nonprosecution expresses the alleged victim's WISH that the case be dismissed but the alleged victim does not have the standing to actually require a dismissal. The prosecuting attorney has the duty and responsibility to decide whether seeking a conviction ANYWAY would be in... Read more »

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Q: Is it ever permissible for a person charged with a crime in the state of Texas did not see a judge at all

Picked up on a traffic stop miniscule amount found barely enough to test was in jail 20 hours on a weekday have to do Bond supervision everyday call in to see if I have to pay to go drug test plus pay a monthly fee to the county never having seen a judge ever never been in trouble for business... Read more »

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Kiele Linroth Pace answered on Feb 14, 2021

Ask your criminal defense attorney about filing a motion to modify your bond to remove any unnecessary conditions.

Even conditions that SEEMED necessary to the judge who set bond after your arrest could be reconsidered to determine if they are no longer be necessary. A judge may set any...
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1 Answer | Asked in Domestic Violence for Texas on
Q: I want to get my wife's domestic assault with endangering a family member dismissed.

Me and my wife were arguing and she reached the wits end. She struck my shoulder and back leaving very minimal pink marks. I called 911 for the report. They took her and charged her. My wife had no previous history, has a degree in synography and is a great mother. Also kids were never witness to.... Read more »

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Kiele Linroth Pace answered on Feb 11, 2021

To win a conviction for Assault - Bodily Injury / Family Violence, the prosecution must prove that she intentionally, knowingly, or recklessly caused painful physical contact. Based on your statements it appears they will be able to do that unless there is reasonable doubt that her actions were... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Domestic Violence for Texas on
Q: Does a no contact order stop my attorney from speaking to the victim of the charge?
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Kiele Linroth Pace answered on Feb 11, 2021

No, the alleged victim is probably the most important witness. There are, however, several reasons why an attorney should be VERY careful about talking to the alleged victim in a domestic violence case.

Perhaps most importantly is the fact that an attorney can't be a witness in the...
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1 Answer | Asked in Domestic Violence and Sexual Harassment for Texas on
Q: Mi esposa me acuso de abusar sexualmente de ella.la verdad es otra . Que me aconseja hacer?

Mi miedo es que no me den oportunidad de defenderme y le crean por ser mujer

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Kiele Linroth Pace answered on Feb 11, 2021

Usted necesita un abogado de defensa criminal.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: Hi If I was sexually abused as a child age 8 for a prolonged time can my perpetrator be charged? I’m now 43 years old
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Kiele Linroth Pace answered on Feb 8, 2021

Probably not, because of the statute of limitations. Moder law allows child abusers to be charged at ANY time, but it wasn't always that way. And once a defendant becomes protected by limitations, later changes to the law can't remove that protection.

Until 2007 the limitation...
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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation and Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: Misdemeanor information charging document was filed with incorrect name of assistant district attorney

There were opposing cases, one case where I was a crime victim and as revenge for filing the charge, the defendant claimed I stole property from them. The case docs where I was the victim, werwre all signed by ADA with correct name (same as state bar has) But the same prosecutor filed the... Read more »

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Kiele Linroth Pace answered on Feb 8, 2021

1. The alleged victim is not a party to a criminal case so there is no conflict of interest if the same ADA prosecuted both of you.

2. Ensure that the ADA did not actually get a new name. For example, did they get married or divorced?

3. Consult a civil attorney about the...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Texas on
Q: I am being neglected and not given any answers in regards to my felony criminal charges. I have been in custody for 3 mo

I released my court appointed attorney for not contacting me at all for 2months now after hiring an attorney I am neglected even more and left with no answers at all

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Kiele Linroth Pace answered on Feb 6, 2021

That sounds like a frustrating situation. What is your question?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: Criminal law for a minor

My 13yr old and a friend went inside an abandoned house and took a few items worth around $40, they were detained by the police and are being charged with a felony for burglary of a habitation. The D.A. office and probation are trying to pressure me into taken a plea deal for 6 months probation but... Read more »

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Kiele Linroth Pace answered on Feb 4, 2021

Hire a criminal defense attorney with experience in the juvenile system. If the attorney can't get them to dismiss it, they might be able to get the charge changed to criminal trespass.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: What can happen with a Probation felony revocation statejail felony
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Kiele Linroth Pace answered on Feb 3, 2021

The judge might decide to give the person another chance or the judge might decide to send him to state jail. If the judge gives the person another chance she might impose stricter conditions that must be followed to avoid state jail.

Also, if the violation that caused the revocation is...
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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: When does the statue of limitations apply for perjury? A witness wants to recant but fear being charged
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Kiele Linroth Pace answered on Feb 3, 2021

Misdemeanor Perjury and felony Aggravated Perjury both require lying under oath. If the witness's previous accusations were not under oath or in an affidavit then the correct charge would be misdemeanor False Report to a Peace Officer.

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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Civil Rights for Texas on
Q: I've been assulted 4 times by the police and they are all recorded 9728776574 and my job never paid me Victor Bridges

can I get a lawyer thatll recieve payment after the case is won these police have tried to kill me and they know they are about to lose thats why they are harassing me 2 times on separate occasions have they physically assaulted me and its on video recording plus its documented on my medical... Read more »

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Kiele Linroth Pace answered on Feb 2, 2021

This is not a job for a criminal law attorney or an employment law attorney. Instead, you should focus on finding an attorney who takes Personal Injury cases or "Section 1983" federal civil rights cases.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: Is it a probation violation if my friend speaks to the person who charged him with an assault felony for family violenc?

He is a year into probation for his felony assault charge. Will his probation be revoked if he begins to date her and love with her again while on probabtion?

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Kiele Linroth Pace answered on Feb 2, 2021

To answer this question, your friend will need to read the terms and conditions of his probation. If he is not 100% certain (or if he just wants a second opinion) he should consult the criminal defense attorney who helped him on the case or another local criminal defense attorney with an office in... Read more »

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