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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Gov & Administrative Law for Texas on
Q: Can you get stopped for a exp registration when the Gov claimed aCovid state of emergency and didn’t have to get renewed

I was stopped by an unmarked truck by a detective who wanted nothing more than to search my vehicle. He said he pulled me over because of an expired registration but, Governor Abbott said we did not have to renew registration until Covid state of emergency was no longer in effect. Is this a legal... Read more »

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answered on Jan 27, 2023

The emergency is over, The stop is legal but they still need pc to search, The search may not be legal,

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2 Answers | Asked in Family Law for Texas on
Q: my step daughter turns 16 next month. can her father just go pick her up . she wants to live with father not mom
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answered on Jan 25, 2023

If her mom is ok with her living with her dad he can come pick her up

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: Hello . Can I switch from court appointed and hire a lawyer if the trial is about to start ? Or at anytime ?

I have a court appointed lawyer but I think he is overworked and seems like he is not as concerned as before and him and the DA have put off my case for 5 y rs and in March is supposed to be the court date but have Ben told that at least 5 different times before and never happened. But March the... Read more »

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answered on Jan 25, 2023

You can retain a lawyer if they can be ready for trial in March. There is not a statute of limitation issue because you are charged

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3 Answers | Asked in Child Custody and Family Law for Texas on
Q: I have a great opportunity to go to Germany for a year or two. Can my ex keep me from leaving with our child?

I have primary custody and she prefers to be with me. We no longer are able to communicate amicably. He recently married and has all of a sudden tries to make me seem as though I am not a good parent. When he only became more involved with our child 2 yrs ago. I want her to have the experiences of... Read more »

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answered on Jan 25, 2023

You have a uphill battle to convince a court that the child should not live near the other parent, Be prepared to pay for all travel if the judge lets you go.

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1 Answer | Asked in Adoption, Child Support and Divorce for Texas on
Q: Is it wise to set up child support payments to a bank account instead of through the Attorney Generals Office?
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answered on Jan 23, 2023

It is not wise. The other party could claim it was a gift and you may have to pay double. Use the AG and you will not have any issues

1 Answer | Asked in DUI / DWI for Texas on
Q: Charged with 3rd dwi with a prior felony evading 20yrs ago. What are the odds of probation in texas? Last dwi 2003
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answered on Jan 23, 2023

It depends on what county you are in. There is always a chance you can get probation. Retain a lawyer to assist . If you have a drinking problem start going to AA.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Texas on
Q: Will a closed cps case come back on a background check if you want to be a public school teacher in Texas?

So when i was 21 i was in an abusive relationship where he got me involved in drugs. I got pregnant at 23 years old and did not find out until i was 5.5 months along. I did get off it soon after finding out. However his first poop they test and came back positive for heroin. Even though its only up... Read more »

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answered on Jan 21, 2023

Depending on the final conclusion if CPS you may be able to seal the case

2 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Elder Law for Texas on
Q: How do I gain control as power of attorney over my now incapacitated mother.

My mom has dementia and her paperwork named my dad as having power of attorney (medical, durable, etc). I just found out I’m alternate in the event of his death which happened about a month ago. Before he died, he made a financial arrangement with a former maid to become their “household... Read more »

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answered on Jan 20, 2023

If you have your mothers power of attorney terminate the proxy, You also may want to probate your dads estate,

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: In a felony drug case what does it mean for the case when the Texas department of public safety lab results report

Disclosure event:sample switch discovered after results reported ; description of event: evidence was analyzed for incorrect case number

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answered on Jan 20, 2023

There was a mix up in the lab . That could be a could good or bad .

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2 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: I got charged with burglary of habitation with intent to harm but the police report says something that didn't happen

I caught the guy i been dating cheating went to the house he open the door and let me in and the girl assaulted me and the police report told a complete lie and stated things that never happen so they could charge me with burglary of habitation with intent to harm I went to the hospital for a... Read more »

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answered on Jan 20, 2023

Retain a lawyer to assist telling your side. You lawyer may be able to prepare a grand jury packet.

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1 Answer | Asked in Cannabis & Marijuana Law, DUI / DWI and Immigration Law for Texas on
Q: Being stopped in Texas, the driver was intoxicated, with weed in the car and the passenger is an immigrant...

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answered on Jan 19, 2023

Any arrest could impact your immigration I would not ride in the car with him under this set of facts,

4 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Texas on
Q: I'm looking for clarity on the "Parents who reside more than 100 miles apart".

My son's mother is claiming that she lives more than 100 miles because 1 of the 3 routes to her house is 102 miles. The other 2 routes are 82 and 87 miles.

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Penny Wymyczak-White
answered on Jan 18, 2023

Your ex needs to quit playing games, Tell her the route you take with the miles and ley her know that you intend to follow the court order,

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: What kind of help do I need and do I have a case at all to not go to jail?

So, I was arrested for pcs pg 1/1-b>=1-4 in Texas. Before I was searched, I was let go and told to get where I was going

She then told me to come back asking if I had my girlfriend's keys. At that time I was searched after my gf told the officer she had found her keys. They found a... Read more »

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answered on Jan 17, 2023

Probation is an option, Retain a lawyer and make sure the search was good.

2 Answers | Asked in DUI / DWI for Texas on
Q: I was charged with a 3rd dwi on 1-12-2023. My last conviction was in 2003. Do I have any chances of no jail time?
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answered on Jan 16, 2023

Yes there is a chance. Retain a lawyer asap

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Texas on
Q: In Texas does the defendant need to be in the same county as the arrest has taken place?

I was arrested for online solicitation of a minor under 14 in a police sting. The communication was taking place on a app and I was in Harris county and the officers were Montgomery county, there was a meet setup and the meet up was in montgomery county and that was where i was arrested. In 2008... Read more »

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answered on Jan 15, 2023

Harris county could arrest you if Montgomery does not prosecute.

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2 Answers | Asked in Wrongful Death for Texas on
Q: OFF MURDER______________________ DT 020516 TYP/CL F 1 GOC/CAT _ _ CODE MR000000 COMT __________ SID NUM ________ OF AMT

What Does This Mean

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answered on Jan 16, 2023

A person is charged with a felony that being murdered

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: Should I get a new lawyer if I really and truly feel as I am not being represented to the fullest by the current lawyer

With a possible trail soon

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answered on Jan 12, 2023

If you are not happy with your lawyer retain a new lawyer,

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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Texas on
Q: 1 - Is it a Texas law requirement that a Last Will and Testament document be witnessed?

Someone told me that an embossed notary stamp is required. Is this correct?

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answered on Jan 11, 2023

Yes. There should be two witnesses

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for Texas on
Q: My wife and I purchased our home before we were married. I put all my money down on the house and have paid all mortgage

I have paid all mortgage payments ,utilities vehicle insurance for the last five years with no help from her, we separated and she wants half the equity,,can she be held responsible for half of what I have paid for 5 years

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Penny Wymyczak-White
answered on Jan 11, 2023

Yes .if you bought it before you were married she is responsible for one half the payments. This property is not community

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Civil Rights for Texas on
Q: When can a court appointed attorney file a waiver of arraignment WITHOUT the defendants knowledge
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answered on Jan 11, 2023

Yes, they do not need defendants permission,

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