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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Texas on
Q: What is the proper way to remove a gun from a unoccupied vehicle in texas?

My husband was in corpus Christi tx.police found a gun that was in my husband vehicle in the backseat in a suitcase. He was eating at the time in a restaurant they pulled him out and searched his vehicle and found the gun. My ? Is did they properly remove it? And is it tampering with evidence if... Read more »

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Mr. Shannon Willis Locke answered on Dec 20, 2019

When people have had their rights violated it is hard to articulate exactly what went wrong (police officers may not have had a right to remove the gun but neither would crime scene investigators). When a criminal defense attorney hears a fact pattern they ask themselves two preliminary questions... Read more »

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Q: Can a police officer when asked what your rights are during a search of my person respond that they are going to do..

Whatever they want to do anyways and that he will keep me there as long as it takes to complete the search. All this at a gas pump where I had pulled up too BC I was falling asleep after midnight driving Home. Officer pulled up circled me twice and said I looked "suspicious" while... Read more »

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Mr. Shannon Willis Locke answered on Dec 14, 2019

This is a difficult question. You have a constitutional right to be free of an unlawful search and seizure. However, sometimes officers ignore this right. When they ignore this right how are they punished? They cannot use the evidence that they seized against you in your criminal trial. That is... Read more »

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Q: My fiancé was/is on probation for THEFT <$2500-2 MORE PREV supposed to be for 4 years.

He hasn’t been in any trouble since being on probation but he also hasn’t been checking in! 2 days ago he was pulled over for driving a car with the registration out and when they ran his name they arrested him. He’s currently a no bond how much time could he possibly be looking at?

Mr. Shannon Willis Locke
Mr. Shannon Willis Locke answered on Dec 14, 2019

It is good that your fiance has not been in anymore trouble since he was on probation. However, not checking in is a fairly significant problem. You need to hire your fiance a lawyer. That lawyer needs to get your fiance a bond. After the bond is posted and fiance is out the lawyer should meet with... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in DUI / DWI for Texas on
Q: I hired a attorney for my son DUI the attorney would not return any calls but he was paid , I have been trying to call

Him for 1 1/2 months hired another attorney how can I get my money back from the first attorney what are the consequences.. my son has a learning disability that's why I need the attorney to call me or my uncle

Mr. Shannon Willis Locke
Mr. Shannon Willis Locke answered on Dec 14, 2019

This is difficult because the attorney may not understand that your son has a learning disability and therefore needs you or his uncle to be in the loop. I would do the following 1) Have your son make an appointment with the attorney 2) Go to the appointment with him. 3) Have your son speak to the... Read more »

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