He is 33 years old and has spina bifida and cerebral palsy. He was charged with family violence against me. He had to move out after it happened and he was under the care of an adult foster care program. His caregiver did not take him to his court date because of his behavior that day. Since he is... Read more »
Too often, our criminal justice system applies cookie-cutter solutions to situations that need a unique response. You should hire a lawyer, and discuss this matter personally with that attorney. Attorneys can evaluate the facts, listen to his side of the story, and discuss how you should approach...Read more »
They got together when she was 16 and he was 36. And been together for years. And recently broke up. If a relative found out they were together while she was a minor back then, could the guy still get in trouble???
This is a tough question. However, there is sufficient reason to be concerned. In Texas, you cannot touch the genitalia of a person under the age of 17 with the intent to arouse or gratify anyone's sexual interest. This is true even if the person consented. Still, there may be obstacles to...Read more »
Is it constitutional that Miranda Rights are not read during arrests anymore, but only in pc court? Some counties, Montgomery County in Texas for instance, no longer seem to require officers to read rights during arrest. The next morning, they are read their rights at pc court, but usually they... Read more »
Miranda rights are required to be read before a police officer conducts an in-custody interrogation. If the police officer asks questions that are meant to incriminate you and does not read you your Miranda rights then the State will not be able to use those answers against you in court. However,...Read more »
This is very serious and you need to contact a local attorney immediately. However, this is not likely a civil matter. If the authorities get a hold of the video there are a number of crimes that can be charged. If the video portrays any genitalia the video is child pornography. Any adult who...Read more »
It's been almost 4 months since I hired him, I was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. I was released on a bond and been under partial house arrest since then. I want to know if my lawyer is working on my case. How do I find out?
Give them a call. You need to know the plan and the strategy for your case. When a client hires me for a charge as serious as this I give them my cell phone number and make sure they understand the plan. I also make sure they know they can meet with me over video or cell phone until they feel...Read more »
Most people find it shocking that police officers can lie to civilians without any consequence. A police officer who promises that you will not be charged is making a promise that they do not have to keep. Many times police officers will tell people that they have arrested that they will not file...Read more »
It is a charge of its own. When someone has two prior theft convictions and is arrested for another theft the State has the option of filing that new arrest as a State Jail Felony. However, the State can also choose to proceed as a theft based on the value of what was allegedly stolen. The choice...Read more »
I agree with the above. I would add that there is a two year statute of limitations. Once someone is arrested (or cited) for marijuana possession the District Attorney's Office has two years to file an information on the case. If you posted a bond and were magistrated a court date will be...Read more »
Not being able to speak to your lawyer is no reason to run away from charges. If you have not communicated with your lawyer you need to hire a different lawyer. If your lawyer is court appointed ask to approach the judge when you go to court and ask for a new court appointed lawyer because your...Read more »
Unfortunately, this happens frequently. If your boyfriend was not arrested at the time of the offense, but was a suspect in the case he would not be aware of a warrant until after the District Attorney's Office has taken the case to the Grand Jury. All this means is that the prosecutor...Read more »
You should immediately post her bond and get her out of there. Some attorneys, like our firm, post attorney bonds to better serve our clients. Once your mom is out your attorney can begin working on getting your mother's case dismissed. Good luck. This is a scary problem but fixable in the...Read more »
The answer is yes. Once you have a warrant for your arrest any police officer who contacts you and is aware of the warrant can arrest you. However, the State that issued the warrant would have to extradite you (pay to have you brought to its jurisdiction). Sometimes, the State will put in its...Read more »
You need to call the lawyer so the lawyer can look into this and give you specific advice tailored to your situation and the county with the warrant. Some warrants can be recalled and others can't. It depends on the judge and the specific situation. Good luck and schedule an appointment with...Read more »
If you have a warrant for your arrest you will be arrested the next time you come in contact with a police officer. Warrants, especially for misdemeanor cases, are extremely easy to resolve. Hire a lawyer and follow their advice. However, if you go renew your ID you will very likely be arrested by...Read more »
Inmate or family of request the state information regarding his case. Would we go directly to the DA office or Bexar County Clerks office? We are mainly seeking the documented information of the plea deals that were offered during pretrial, during trial as well as deliberations.
Appeals have very specific time lines and requirements. You should consult with an attorney, (our first consultation is free) and we will let you know what your options. Some of the information that you are seeking cannot be found at the District Clerk's office and can only be discovered by an...Read more »
Absolutely. There are two ways an attorney can help. First, the attorney can see if the State is willing to dismiss the case. Second, the attorney can work with the authorities to get you turned AND get you released. Many times prosecutors won't dismiss a case while a warrant is outstanding,...Read more »
Bud was being chased by the cops on his crock rocket I just want the truth about that night & the Stephenville police department shredded the first report & the cop chasing him said she wasn’t but she was anything I can do to find the truth ?
Working with families who have lost a loved one is one of the hardest legal tasks for a lawyer. Before engaging a lawyer to complete this task you should make sure that your goals are well articulated. What exactly do you want to accomplish? Do you want to know what happened? Do you want to make...Read more »
Inherited value $7000.Mom rechecked dad approval he loaned truck 4transport.saw it gone ask Dad-i was at wk not q&a gf,911 ins claim,not want addict gf only 1 hm in trouble.Not gone by itself @mom call 911incident report not owner
Reading between the abbreviations it may be that you or a loved one is being accused of stealing something that was actually given to them. If this is the case you need an attorney who has experience dealing with this kind of situation, As a former white collar crime prosecutor and a defense...Read more »
pulled over and got searched a police officer found an untouched check book that didn't belong to me in a pile of trash in my passenger side floor board, it was supposed to be thrown back into the dumpster I missed that pil I got arrested even after telling the police officer the story now im... Read more »
Police officers make arresrs. They do this even when they shouldn't and even when given a rational explanation. The good news is that there is a filtering process that occurs. The first set of filters, after an arrest, occurs when your file goes to the District Attorneys Office. There your...Read more »
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