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1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Texas on
Q: i was pulled over by a sheriff and let go with just a verbal warning for speeding is he able to mail me a ticket later
Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III
answered on Feb 2, 2023

The answer to your question is yes, you could be mailed a citation ut the question I would have is: why wouldn't the office give you the citation at the scene? Call an attorney if you receive anything in the mail. Good luck.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Texas on
Q: I was pulled over. Never received or signed a citation now I have a failure to appear

If I was never given a ticket or sign the ticket because I was never given a ticket how can I have a failure to appear against me if I did not know I needed to appear because there was no citation given to me but now I have a failure to appear and they claim that they have an unsigned ticket what... Read more »

Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III
answered on Feb 2, 2023

No one in this forum can accurately comment on your specific situation, but you have the right to contest the matter if you believe you did not commit an offense. Contact the court and request a hearing. Calling an attorney might help. Good luck.

1 Answer | Asked in Intellectual Property and Traffic Tickets for Texas on
Q: Is it legal for a cop to take you to jail for not stopping at a designated stopping point in a dim license plate light
Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III
answered on Jan 10, 2023

The short answer is yes, an officer can take a person into custody for a traffic offense instead of issuing a citation (except for speeding)

1 Answer | Asked in DUI / DWI for Texas on
Q: I have a case in Oklahoma and there trying to get my pass creminal history to posicute me
Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III
answered on Jan 2, 2023

I am not sure of your exact question but if your case is pending in Oklahoma, jurisdiction lies in that state and you need to discuss the matter with an attorney licensed there. Good luck.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Texas on
Q: Is a traffic ticket admissible if the citation date and time are inaccurate?

Is it best practice or culturally appropriate for an officer to ask the accused to open their door for registration information?

What is the penal code I should review for additional information on this process?

Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III
answered on Dec 27, 2022

Yes, the officer can ask the question you refer to. Check the Texas Transportation Code and/or the city ordinance in the locale where you received the citation to review the statute in question. for class c violations Good luck.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Texas on
Q: an officer gave me a ticket for speeding

the ticket has not been filed and doesn't show up on records to pay it/check the status. will the ticket be dismissed or do i just have to wait to see if it gets filed?

Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III
answered on Dec 15, 2022

If you just pay the ticket, it will be recorded as a conviction an entered on your driving record. Call an attorney may help. Good luck.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Texas on
Q: I have a reckless driving ticket due to speeding and wanting to get off the record due to employer requirements

Ticket has been paid for after I received it

Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III
answered on Dec 15, 2022

You cannot remove a citation from your driving record once you have been found guilty and the Court has entered a final judgment. You have to take the steps necessary to avoid the final conviction. Call an attorney BEFORE you do anything with a court. Good luck

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: I’ve been charged with terroristic threat but for months my ex and her family have threatens my families life.

I have kept quiet in hopes my manipulative ex would chnage but never did, just got worse and ended up in a dark place feeling used and played by someone I loved. Can they go back and charge her and her family as well for threatning me? I have proof of it happening multiple times. Does this help the... Read more »

Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III
answered on Dec 8, 2022

No one in this forum can evaluate your case. No one here knows the evidence in the State's possession. Have this discussion with your attorney.

You are going to have to retain one; the DA is not going to dismiss the charges against you just because you walk into court and state:...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: I was charged June of 2021, 18 months ago for poss of controlled substance < 1 under 4 how long do they have to indiet?

They charged both my passenger and I with the same charge

Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III
answered on Dec 6, 2022

The statute of limitations for the offense you describe is three years.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Texas on
Q: Do I have to report a speeding ticket to Texas Medical Board? 100 mph in a 75. Case was "escalated". I'm an MD...
Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III
answered on Dec 5, 2022

I am not sure what "escalated" means. What was the disposition of the matter? Talk with your attorney. Good luck.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Texas on
Q: Can I receive a fictitious registration ticket and a expired registration ticket by the same cop?

I got two tickets by the same cop, he wrote a ticket for displaying a “fictitious” registration, but also gave me a ticket for the “fictitious” registration being expired. I no longer own that car, but I thought cops couldn’t give you two different tickets for one thing?

Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III
answered on Dec 5, 2022

Short answer: yes. Get your registration corrected and take it to the court as directed on the citation. Calling an attorney may help. Good luck.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Texas on
Q: Issues a failed blinker traffic ticket by mail, in Texas, never encountering a police officer or being pulled over.

Fail to signal lane change, unsafe start from parked/stopped/standing, and driver disregarded police officer or crossing. Issues by mail. Never encountered police or was pulled over. Got in mail 6 days later of alleged offense. Vehicle is a shared work vehicle that was sold 5 days ago. We don’t... Read more »

Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III
answered on Dec 5, 2022

I am not sure of your exact question. Who is the person named in the citation?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Texas on
Q: Comments on the next court date says CW Contact/Interview? What could this possibly mean?

This is the fourt court date within a months time frame.

Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III
answered on Dec 5, 2022

The DA has to speak with the Complaining Witness (victim) in the case before a plea offer can be made.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law and Traffic Tickets for Texas on
Q: Can a private parking lot in Dallas Tx threaten to boot or tow your car? I

I tried to pay the $3 fee per their instructions at the lot by texting. They never responded to 2 texts and I still have the texts to prove that.They sent a letter saying I owe $82 now and they will boot or tow my car if I do not pay that. Can they do that? It seems illegal since it is not a city... Read more »

Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III
answered on Nov 15, 2022

Short answer, yes, your car can be towed even if it is in a private parking lot. Hypothetical: if someone parked their car in the private driveway of your home and left it there, do you feel you could have the car towed?

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Texas on
Q: If I have traffic tickets from 2004 can they arrest me for those?

Tickets for no driving license, MVI inspection out, failure to appear.

Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III
answered on Nov 15, 2022

Once warrants are issued, they don't disappear. You either have to post bonds or get arrested. Calling an attorney in the county where the warrants are pending would help. Good luck.

2 Answers | Asked in DUI / DWI for Texas on
Q: My mom was killed in DWI and his lawyer has kept resetting the case for 3 years because he is sick what can we do?

This is Really has been emotional and stressful

Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III
answered on Nov 15, 2022

I'm confused. Who is the "he" you are referring to? The driver of the vehicle who hit your mother? Regarding any delay, the pandemic has created a huge backlog in virtually all courts. If your mother was the victim of this crime, I suggest contacting the DA assigned to the case.... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: My brother was arrested for possession of cocaine, it was meth, & they didnt put an amount. Defect in Indictment?

Can he get that dismissed? Dont they have to put a weight and the right drug? Which Motion to dismiss would it be- failure to state an offense or defect in charging instrument? We cant afford an attorney and his public defender does not answer, any help on what to file or look up would be... Read more »

Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III
answered on Nov 15, 2022

The State has the burden of proof in all cases to convince a jury that all allegations in an indictment are true. The remedy in the situation you describe is to set the case for trial (and in the meanwhile, have the drugs tested by an independent 3rd party lab; your brother can't just walk up... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: Can a police officer charge you for some drugs found outside your car hours later after you have already bn took 2 jail?

My brother was stopped and searched and nothing but s blunt was found in him. When was then took to jail finally. The cop did a very thorough search of his ride and found nothing else. He was them arrested and took to county jail. Over 6 hours later the law comes back to the jail and says he found... Read more »

Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III
answered on Nov 15, 2022

The short answer to your question is yes, a person can be charged with a criminal offense under the situation you describe. Whether the State can prove these allegations beyond a reasonable doubt, however, is a different matter. Start calling lawyers in your area. Good luck.

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1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Texas on
Q: Can I get a ticket dismissed if the officer knowingly lied about posted speed limit on my ticket?

I was in a 70mph zone, clocked in a 70mph zone and stopped just before the 65mph sign but he wrote me a ticket as if I was in the 65mph zone. He falsified a document.

Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III
answered on Oct 20, 2022

The first question is what is the alleged location in question. Next, the zoning of that location must be checked. Whether the officer lied or not is a question of fact which is what trials are for; the officer has the right to appear in court to testify just like you do and she/he may claim YOU... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Texas on
Q: Can you get a ticket for illegal parking in a handicap spot without a handicap permit while you are sitting in your car?

As soon as I parked there a motorcycle traffic coo pulled up in 5 seconds and gave me a ticket. I said I'm not using the spot just calming my kid as he was throwing a fit.

Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III
answered on Oct 20, 2022

The short answer to your question is yes. Parking violations included parking, standing, or stopping a vehicle as defined in the Texas Transportation Code.

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