If a person is arrested in one county for a warrant in a different county, is law enforcement required to take them to the county jail of their jurisdiction? For instance, if a person has a warrant in Liberty County but is arrested in Montgomery County by an officer who works in Montgomery County,... Read more »
my mom found out back in 2019 that i was having sexual relations with a 19 year old when i was 16. she tried saying he had sexually assaulted me and i don’t know if she successfully got those charges pressed. considering he is not in jail i think she couldn’t since it was consensual. he is 3... Read more »
Yes, and also when you're 17 if the protective order was issued based on alleged sexual assault. On your 17th birthday, you became eligible to file an application with the court to rescind the protective order per Article 7A.07(b)(1) of the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure. After January 1,...Read more »
They will not allow me to come back to the property to collect my belongings. I don’t know if I have any rights to the land because I’ve been paying land taxes for 8 years. In the last two years I’ve been remodeling the home just to have to ripped away from me.
Contact the precinct Constable's office for the address of the property and ask if they can provide a civil standby for you to retrieve your personal belongings. If they can't, ask if they know which law enforcement agency can. They may have another name for it besides a...Read more »
Provide a copy of the video to your friend's criminal defense attorney.
See chapter 14 of the Code of Criminal Procedure if you are curious about the list of situations where a peace officer can make an arrest without a warrant. https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/Docs/CR/htm/CR.14.htm
Before the cop walked uo she was unaware i had it on me. She justed freaked out an stuffed it an told the cops she had it she never lied about it. Bc it wasnt hers she just didnt tell on me. If i sign an apidavit can the charges be dropped on her if i swear she was unaware.
You'll need to examine the exact text of the order to determine if this type of contact is allowed. Some court orders prevent all contact except through attorneys, others only prevent threatening contact... some even specify a type or method of contact that is allowed.
You can be arrested based on the officer's belief but the prosecution will need proof beyond a reasonable doubt to win a conviction at trial. If there was zero controlled substance then you shouldn't be convicted unless you take a plea for some reason.
They don't put much effort into "witness protection" besides initially giving the alleged victim the information required by law and then later having the "victim services" counselors reach out in an attempt to convince you to help the prosecution... to this end (and...Read more »
I completed my probation in 2013 and in 2018, by Texas law, I am allowed my gun rights back. From what I understand, A felony DWI in Texas is not a Federal crime, so that would mean that In Texas I would be allowed to hunt with a rifle or shotgun, correct? I just need some clarification.... Read more »
In Texas, it is not legally possible for anyone under 17-years-old to effectively consent to sexual contact. Because she is under 14, he could be charged with Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child, even if he didn't know her age.
I filed restraining order against husband (married 15 years in CA). I had copy of sheriff's call logs , medical record about injury and witness of incident. Judge ignored all evidences and made rulings against me (petitioner)- move out court order from family residence. There are no cross... Read more »
My fiancé is incarcerated in the Atacosta County Jail. He feels as if his lawyers isn't helping home and tried to fire him. His court date was 8/12/2020 And they denied that motion. I sent him a letter about three weeks ago and he hasn't received it.
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