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1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Texas on
Q: What does it mean when you got a traffic ticket for dwil but it was voided and sent to the DA
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Grant St Julian III answered on Sep 22, 2020

Expect enhanced criminal charges to be filed. Call an attorney ASAP, see what it will take to clear your license and discover if anything can be done before a warrant is issued. Good luck.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Domestic Violence for Texas on
Q: I have a warrant cops made me write a statement how do I recant?

Boyfriend and I had an argument it became physical and my friend called police they made me write a statement and say I wanted to press charges... He sees judge in morning I want to recant but how do I do this?

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Grant St Julian III answered on Sep 22, 2020

Contact the District Attorney's office in the county where the case in question is pending and ask about filing an affidavit of non-prosecution. Clearing your warrant before you meet with the DA would be a good idea as well. Good luck.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Domestic Violence for Texas on
Q: Can I recant a statement I felt I had to make against bf after argument got physical and friend called cops?

I have a warrant they didn't take me as long as I made a statement and said I would press charges now I regret it and want my bf home he has court in the morning and they filed a 30 day no contact order what do I do?

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Grant St Julian III answered on Sep 22, 2020

You may make any statement you desire; what the State does in response to any such statement is another matter. You cannot force dismissal of criminal charges or removal of a protective order. Talking with an attorney would help. Good luck

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Domestic Violence for Texas on
Q: Can the cops question a four year old about assault on their mom
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Grant St Julian III answered on Sep 21, 2020

Police can ask anyone anything they want anytime anywhere. What can be done with the information and whether it will be admissible as evidence in any court proceeding is another issue. Talk with your attorney.

2 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Texas on
Q: What law is statute 6 6-3 - 846. 1 + 6/6 - 8 - 116 n.m.
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Grant St Julian III answered on Sep 19, 2020

More context is required about the statute you are referencing. State or Federal statute? Civil or Criminal Statute? Civil Code for the Statute?

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1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Texas on
Q: have cdl got citation failure to control speed I already paid ticket and cant take defensive driving can it be fixed
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Grant St Julian III answered on Sep 9, 2020

Paying the fine on the ticket finalized the matter and it is on your record permanently. It is virtually impossible to "remove" any conviction; the objective is to avoid anything from ever being reported. Next time, call an attorney BEFORE you pay anything or do anything with the court. Good luck

3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: I was charged with a class b misdemeanor for theft. this is my first offense, am i likely to get it dismissed?

I was charged with a class b misdemeanor for theft >$100>=$750

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Grant St Julian III answered on Sep 3, 2020

Ask about pretrial diversion. Calling a lawyer first would greatly help. Good luck.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: As a parent of a 17-yo offender who is being put through the adult system, do I need a POA for the jail to speak to me?

Generally the parent has responsibility and control up to 18 but does the fact that he is being put through the adult track change that and introduce the need for a POA as if he were an adult?

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Grant St Julian III answered on Sep 2, 2020

For criminal law purposes, a 17 year old is an adult. I doubt any government official will talk with you about your son's case unless you are a licensed attorney. I suggest you meet with your son's attorney of record. Good luck.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: What happens if jurisdiction is different?

What happens to case, after arrest, the crime happened in a different jurisdiction than the investigating agency?

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Grant St Julian III answered on Aug 29, 2020

The criminal charges will be filed in the jurisdiction where the alleged offense occurred. The law enforcement agency that investigated the case is irrelevant.

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1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Texas on
Q: cop put on the ticket that it happened an hour and a half before I even left my house and increased the speed he told me

can I get off of this ?

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Grant St Julian III answered on Aug 28, 2020

Errors on a citation will not automatically cause dismissal of a class c offense; you will have to review the actual complaint filed with the court. Calling an attorney may help. Good luck.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: Can I get arrested for having pure powder caffeine?
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Grant St Julian III answered on Aug 27, 2020

You can be arrested if a law enforcement official believes you are in illegal possession of a controlled substance. The substance in question will be analyzed by a crime laboratory, and if it is discovered the substance is legal, criminal charges will be dismissed. Talk with your attorney. Good... Read more »

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3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, DUI / DWI and Federal Crimes for Texas on
Q: 5 yrs after completing probation a felon of a DWI is allowed to have gun rights back. Am I allowed to hunt with shotgun

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 »

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Grant St Julian III answered on Aug 24, 2020

Federal law prohibits a convicted felon from ever possessing a firearm of any kind

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3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Texas on
Q: Is it possible for a 17 year old to press charges on a 20 year old without parents knowing?

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 »

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Grant St Julian III answered on Aug 24, 2020

You may contact the police and file an incident report.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: Can an officer from Ellis county pull you over in dallas county, arrest you, and book you into Ellis county.

The aledged offence was in Ellis county. Was not arrested for the aledged offence nor charged with it.

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Grant St Julian III answered on Aug 21, 2020

If an officer from one jurisdiction observes a violation of the law she/he can make an arrest even if the stop is made in another jurisdiction. Talk with your lawyer. Good luck.

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1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Texas on
Q: My car was towed for no insurance but the ticket shows insurance confirmed - yes. Do I still have to pay it?

An officer put me over and towed my car for no insurance, but the ticket shows she confirmed my insurance. What does that mean?

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Grant St Julian III answered on Aug 20, 2020

Did you have insurance on the car when you were stopped? If not, and the officer made a clerical error, then the citation was properly issued. If insurance was in force on the date and time in question, take proof of insurance to the court where the ticket is filed and request dismissal. Calling... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: How can I be charged with possession of a controlled substance for something found My old room occupied by new tennants?

I was arrested and charged with procession of controlled substance. I had just moved out of a friends house and went to do a last check to make sure I got all my things. While I was there the police came in searching for a wanted fugitive that had been staying there. During the search for him they... Read more »

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Grant St Julian III answered on Aug 18, 2020

If you were at the location where and when the drugs were found, then the fact you were arrested is not surprising. It is similar to when police find drugs in a car and everyone who was in the car at the time is arrested. Drugs do not come with a title or certificate of ownership. The attitude... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets and Car Accidents for Texas on
Q: Can a citation be given the following day?

I was in a three car collision, I being the third car. I was not under the influence of any substances. Police were called and statements were taken, no citations were given. 6 days later I receive a citation in the mail for following too closely, but the date and time where wrong. It was written... Read more »

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Grant St Julian III answered on Aug 14, 2020

Yes, a citation is valid even if it is not issued the date as the alleged offense. Call your insurance company and your attorney before appearing in court. Good luck.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: I was arrested for theft of services (which I have a reciept saying paid for the dates) then asks for cash for property

Allowed my husband only to grab his things and each time adds 400 to the price in cash he wants for my stuff and he had me arrested without ever informing me of a bill or giving me the chance to pay but did the other room associated. Also was asked and told I would check out for the 4 days prior if... Read more »

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Grant St Julian III answered on Aug 13, 2020

I am not sure of your exact question, but if you believe you are not guilty of the offense you were arrested for, then enter a plea of not guilty, set your case for trial and force the State to prove any allegation against you beyond a reasonable doubt. Call your attorney. Good luck.

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3 Answers | Asked in Contracts, Copyright, Criminal Law and Real Estate Law for Texas on
Q: texas penal code title 4 chapter 16 section 16.06 in "layman's
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Grant St Julian III answered on Aug 13, 2020

I am not sure of your exact question.

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