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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Appeals / Appellate Law for Texas on
Q: Does the state have to prove I didn't have concent to use the vehicle

Husband used mothers truck with keys in it to go to the store and mother called police. Husband went to jail and is facing unauthorized use of motor vehicle.

Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III answered on Jan 27, 2020

Yes, Lack of consent is an element of the offense, but the phone call to police is a pretty good indicator. Talk with your lawyer. Good luck.

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2 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation and Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: old boss claims I stole equipment given to perform jobs , was fired and not asked about items for 6 months latertheft?

When he finally did ask for these tools I not only never said no or kept them from him but when schedules were both so busy and he couldn’t make it out to get I offered cash and he refused . Well I got arrested for having a warrant for this..now I have court. How is this theft? I didn’t take... Read more »

Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III answered on Jan 27, 2020

You must have this conversation with your attorney to discover the allegation of exactly how, what, when and where everything occurred. Start calling local lawyers. Good luck.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: So if you were out on deferred adjufication in 2001 for a aggravated assult with a deadly weapon and completed it . now
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Grant St Julian III answered on Jan 24, 2020

I'm not sure of your exact question. How long was the probation term? Did you successfully complete the probation; if so, what date was the case dismissed? Talk with your attorney.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Texas on
Q: Can I refuse a search of my backpack if someone calls the police on me because they thought I was suspicious?

I was walking with a friend late at night and someone saw me and him and called the cops and they stopped me and questioned me about my bag and wanted to search it and it was 1 am and I told them no and they said usually people let us look if they aren’t hiding something but I wasn’t but I just... Read more »

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Grant St Julian III answered on Jan 24, 2020

You have the right to refuse a request to search anytime, anywhere. After any such refusal, law enforcement would have to make the determination if circumstances justified a warrant less search, or if enough evidence existed to obtain a warrant for said search.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Texas on
Q: My mom is in jail for failure to stop at red light but also has a theft by check over 500 under 1500 bck in 07

I called they told me it was an active warrant but it's from 2007 12 years ago what can I do no bond on the theft of check from 07

Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III answered on Jan 24, 2020

Post the bond so your mother can be released from jail, then contact an attorney about contesting the matter. Good luck.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: Dmv employee outloud said I must be on drugs because I was upset because I was given false information others heard

Is this slander case

Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III answered on Jan 23, 2020

No. Bad form, yes but actionable slander, no.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: What is the best mental health defense? I am being charged with arson. I was suicidal and tried to kill myself.

The act was committed entirely because of my mental illness. I was experiencing severe psychosis and depression upon auditory hallucinations. If I was not sick I wouldn't have done it.

Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III answered on Jan 23, 2020

Mental Health "defenses" must be established by medical professionals. Talk with your attorney about a psychological exam. Good luck.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury, Child Custody and Juvenile Law for Texas on
Q: can this document be copied and edited to accuse someone of choice no defendant mentioned

I feel during this time here in San Antonio alot of he did it she did it Crazy what money does to a state written by Felica marie gallegos from fresno ca lives in san antonio texas

Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III answered on Jan 23, 2020

I am not sure of your exact question, or the situation you describe. Sit down with a local attorney. Good luck.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: My daughter went to court today at the justice of peace County Court and a prosecuting attorney didn't have no evidence

On a citation that she received and the prosecuting attorney for the county move the court date later so he could gather evidence but we went to court today to settle the citation

Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III answered on Jan 23, 2020

I am not sure of your question. Was the court setting a trial or pretrial? Calling an attorney might help. Good luck.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: Can an attorney help clear a misdemeanor warrant from 1988?

Fraud-Theft by Check

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Grant St Julian III answered on Jan 21, 2020

Possibly. Was a plea ever entered on the case? Start calling local lawyers. Good luck.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: Arson requires malicious intent, I was suicidal and tried to kill myself with fire. Do I have a good defense?

I have previous documented suicide attempts from hospitals. I was experiencing severe psychosis and depression upon auditory hallucinations. I want to plea not guilty by reason of insanity

Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III answered on Jan 21, 2020

Below is a copy of the arson statute; talk with your attorney about any defenses:

Sec. 28.02. ARSON. (a) A person commits an offense if the person starts a fire, regardless of whether the fire continues after ignition, or causes an explosion with intent to destroy or damage:

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: I have been not scanning stuff at Home Depot. Should I call and tell them I looked at back on bank statement

And seen I didn’t get charged for items ? I just want to make it look like I’m doing the right thing

Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III answered on Jan 18, 2020

Was this an honest mistake or was this a theft you now have remorse for? If it was a mistake, go pay for the uncharged items. Understand, however, if return stolen property, criminal charges can still be filed.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Traffic Tickets, Civil Rights and Federal Crimes for Texas on
Q: Looking to get a public defender or lawyer not sure what to do next?

Possession of ampthetampine and a firearm . Pistol was legal and in my vehicle passenger was arrested with the drugs also never told them they could search to begin with . They ran my pistol an when it came back clean he said I’ll go put this back for you and proceeded to search car then persons.

Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III answered on Jan 18, 2020

If you cannot afford an attorney, you can request the Court appoint an attorney to represent you. If you believe you can retain a lawyer, start calling attorneys in your area. Good luck.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: When does the "10 day hold" on a hold due to bond forfeiture in another county start in Texas?

If you're arrested in Smith county and you have a no hold bond on you for bond forfeiture in upshur county and you pay Smith county bail will you be released if it's been 10 days or does it mean 10 days after you've posted bail?

Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III answered on Jan 17, 2020

Generally, one county will hold a defendant for 10 days after the other county that issued the warrant has been notified to pick up the person. The defendant will be released if he isn't transferred by then (assuming there are no extenuating circumstances).

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Litigation and Civil Rights for Texas on
Q: Who was Mr Joseph Beans attorney in this case?
Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III answered on Jan 17, 2020

Call the clerk of court where the case was filed and ask your question. Good luck.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: Can you file for a motion of dismissal in Texas after a criminal trial has happened?

The charge is sexual assault of a child

Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III answered on Jan 17, 2020

You can file anything you want; what happens after you file the motion is a separate issue. Talk with your attorney. Good luck.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: What’s the age of consent in Texas an that being said if she’s 17 an I’m 20 what does that mean will I be in trouble?

I just wanna know like if I do anything which I haven’t that’s why I’m here will I be subject to like a case or anything like that I’m just worried an I would like some clear answers

Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III answered on Jan 17, 2020

See Texas Penal Code Section 43.25 - Sexual Performance by a Child.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: I have not still have a court date and was released on bond there is a "judgement NISI' will that affect me

was released on bond in Oct 2019. made payments to bonds men and owe a balance of 100.00. no paperwork on Cory date nor have I been notified by anyone on anything. can I still go to jail

Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III answered on Jan 17, 2020

Judgement NISI is not good; it means a bond is no longer in effect and a warrant MAY have issued. Call your lawyer. Good luck.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Civil Rights for Texas on
Q: Can you be put under arrest for no insurance in a regular traffic stop?

I got stopped cop says he smells marijuana and I deny and deny he ask to search vehicle I don’t give consent, he then comes and tells me I have no insurance on vehicle then says I don’t care about the insurance man just tell me how much bud you have in here.. I say there’s no bud I don’t... Read more »

Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III answered on Jan 16, 2020

Yes, you can be arrested for no insurance on a traffic stop. I don't know the totality of the state's evidence, but if you don't trust your attorney, go hire another one. Good luck.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: So i got searched this morning at my sachse highschool and they found a Juul and a dab pen battery which i said both...

were found at my high school and i get punished in school (in school suspension) all that. Then they get a search warrant to search my whole house and my dad said they came this morning with a proper search warrant for house and they took some old cartridges, lighters, air soft guns and maybe some... Read more »

Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III answered on Jan 16, 2020

Was anyone arrested? Are criminal charges going to be filed? Call an attorney asap; don't worry about your stuff, worry about going to jail.

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