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2 Answers | Asked in DUI / DWI for Texas on
Q: Without any blood test, breathalyzer or field sobriety can they still convict a DUI?

Incident is over 2 years ago and all they have is body cam footage of car being off the side of road and suspect being belligerent. Is that enough evidence alone for a conviction? No prior DUI's before this

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Grant St Julian III answered on Jul 11, 2020

Short answer: yes, prosecution and/or conviction on DWI cases is still possible without the tests you describe. The State of Texas was prosecuting DWI cases long before blood or breathalyzer test were available. Talk with your attorney. Good luck.

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3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Constitutional Law for Texas on
Q: Can a felony evading arrest be expunged?

My cousin was arrested on an evading arrest charge in 2003. One lawyer told him it could be expunged and one lawyer told him it couldn't. What is the rule on expunging felonies if at all possible?

He was charged felony and sentenced based on a misdemeanor and was giving a fine of... Read more »

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Grant St Julian III answered on Jul 9, 2020

Expungement depends on the final disposition of the case, not the degree of offense. If the case was dismissed, you may be able to an expungement or disposition. The only way to remove a final conviction from a person's criminal record, however, is through pardon from the Governor.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: What will happen if a 16 year old almost 17 year old girl gets pregnant buy her 25 year old boyfriend?

My 16 almost 17 year old niece got pregnant by her 25 year old boyfriend that her parents had no idea about, her parents weren’t happy about it and filed a report, but my niece won’t tell the police or her parents his name. Can they do anything about it?

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Grant St Julian III answered on Jul 9, 2020

ALMOST doesn't mean anything. See Texas Penal Code Section 21.11 - Indecency with a Child, Section 22.011 - Sexual Assault, and Section 43.25 - Sexual Performance by a Child for the law on the subject. Good luck.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Constitutional Law for Texas on
Q: Miranda Rights read but person wasn't arrested.

How typical is it for a person's Miranda Rights to be read but then the person isn't arrested that day? The person was later arrested. Is this normal or does it have some other implication?

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Grant St Julian III answered on Jul 8, 2020

Miranda warnings should be given by law enforcement to any suspect before any custodial interrogation, whether an arrest is made or not.

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3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: I’m not eligible for indigent court appointed. And the attorneys I spoke to so far seem to be made of put gold. What now

Assault Agg felony 2 I need someone fast court 3weeks

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Grant St Julian III answered on Jun 30, 2020

Keep looking, Call 10 lawyers a day. Call attorneys in the next county Ask family and friends for help. From the Court's perspective, if you found the money to bond out of jail on felony cases, you can find the money to retain an attorney. Good luck.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: Looking 4 affordable criminal defense rep for Agg.Assault. Felony 2. Self defense w/weird circumstances. Family

I was arrested after fighting back and defending myself against a man that had been abusing me during the pandemic mandatory stay at home. He was a 4 time felon but we did not know. I was acting as my Alzheimer’s mother with Multiple sclerosis caregiver. He was delusional talking to spirits and... Read more »

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Grant St Julian III answered on Jun 29, 2020

Start calling attorneys in the area where the case will be filed and retain the one you feel most comfortable with. Good luck.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Landlord - Tenant for Texas on
Q: How to get hotel in trouble

Against racist

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Grant St Julian III answered on Jun 29, 2020

Your question is very broad. More facts are needed

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: How do I find out how to get indictment papers from Falls county Texas from 9/24/02 Thanks
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Grant St Julian III answered on Jun 27, 2020

Contact the criminal section of the District Clerk's office in that county. Good luck.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: Can a felon own a black powder firearm
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Grant St Julian III answered on Jun 27, 2020

Under federal law, a person convicted of a felony can never possess a firearm.

1 Answer | Asked in DUI / DWI for Texas on
Q: I had a DUI with child pass under 15 back in 2006 I think.im wanting to what type of felony it is

Will it be on my record forever and does this keep me from owning a firearm.i just didnt know if after so long after my dui charge I could own a firearm.i did a dumb mistake years back and its affected my whole life.

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Grant St Julian III answered on Jun 17, 2020

Below is a copy of the applicable statute (the current one, not the 2006 statute). If a final conviction was entered on the case, the only way to remove the matter from your record is via pardon from the Governor. A person convicted of a felony can never possess a firearm under federal law. Good... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: Can a Mississippi prison inmate be transferred to a Texas prison?
Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III answered on Jun 15, 2020

Yes, if there is a Texas offense that the Mississippi prisoner has been convicted of.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: Could I just say that i had permission to use a person's car ?

I was seen on surveillance taking my friends step dads car .. I was under the influence to be honest .. Xanax I borrowed the car for maybe 45 minutes and had it returned before the owner of the vehicle knew .. Or the police with no damages couldn't I just say that I was given permission to use... Read more »

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Grant St Julian III answered on Jun 15, 2020

Now that you made a confession on social media, it's going to be real tough to make anything else up (law enforcement monitor these sites). If contacted by the police, do not give any statement and get with your lawyer ASAP. Good luck.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Family Law for Texas on
Q: Cashed boyfriends check with permission but now he's mad.

My boyfriend is currently incarcerated. He received a check in the mail and verbally gave me permission to cash it and put it in my bank to be able to send him money and put on his books. I had his license with me and mine. I cashed the check and have been sending him money like he asked. However... Read more »

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Grant St Julian III answered on Jun 15, 2020

Your boyfriend can try to do anything, but understand that all communications while he is incarcerated have been recorded, so what he did and didn't give permission for you to do can be easily verified. I wouldn't worry about it.

3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Texas on
Q: Now she said I was harassing her and cyberstalking .So now we got to go to court about this
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Grant St Julian III answered on Jun 15, 2020

I am not sure of your exact question, but if criminal charges are pending, you should sit down with an attorney.

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2 Answers | Asked in DUI / DWI for Texas on
Q: I haven't been to court. I haven't ever been charged or arrested for this dwi. I never had an attorney.
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Grant St Julian III answered on Jun 15, 2020

I'm not sure of your question. Re-submit or call an attorney in your area.

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1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Texas on
Q: I got a out of state ticket in mississippi years ago. I needto pay the ticket. But not sure where the county the ticket

All I have is the citation number.

Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III answered on Jun 10, 2020

I am not sure of your exact question. Where did you obtain the citation number? I suggest contacting that organization to discover the location and status of the citation.

1 Answer | Asked in DUI / DWI for Texas on
Q: I had a car wreck in 2017 and the guy lost his million dollar lawsuit. His attorney is now my judge. Is this fair??
Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III answered on Jun 9, 2020

Your Judge for what? Talk with your attorney about a motion to recuse. Good luck.

3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: Can my theft case get thrown out since I been waiting to get a arraignment date in court. Been waiting since 1-13-20 .

Hello I was arrested at Walmart with a co-defendant and I have not step foot in a court since my arrested date 1-13-20. I wanted to know is that a civil right violation or a constitution violation since I have not been arraigned or formally charge with anything in front of a judge. Should the... Read more »

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Grant St Julian III answered on Jun 9, 2020

The State has two years from the date of the alleged offense to file the charging instrument with a court of competent jurisdiction. Talk with your attorney. Good luck.

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3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: Can you sue a police officer?
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Grant St Julian III answered on Jun 10, 2020

You can sue anybody anytime, anyplace, anywhere. Your chances of success, however, depend on the specific facts. Talk with an attorney who practices in the area of civil rights violations. Good luck.

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3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Domestic Violence for Texas on
Q: Can a victim contact (video chat) a defendant while he's in jail when there's a protective order in place?

Not to entrap the defendant, just to simply talk.

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Grant St Julian III answered on Jun 6, 2020

The accused is under a court order to have no contact with the subject of the protective order. If that person responds to a video chat request from the alleged victim, the accused is subject to additional criminal charges. "They contacted ME first!" is not a defense to violation of a... Read more »

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