my friend got charged with possession of c.s...the police report says he has I think a gram..but the lab report came back and they said there wasn't even enough to register...is that automatic grounds for a full dismissal?
You can provide the prosecutor will a non-prosecution affidavit requesting that you do not wish for charges to be filed against your boyfriend if you are the alleged victim. However, it should be well written and you should consult your boyfriend's attorney regarding the language. A...Read more »
We cannot solicit on this forum. There are many lawyers on this forum, as I, who handle expunged and/or seal criminal records in Texas. You should hire an expunction attorney to handle the matter for you.
Will it be an issue to install? My daughter was going to be the one driving me to and from work but a friend told us if im in the car where the device is connected I have to be the one driving. I don't know how true that is
My son’s grandma (not my mom) was recently arrested for “forgery of a financial instrument >2500<30k, ENH IAT.” It was some sort of government document but I can’t see what exactly it was. It’s listed as a third degree felony on her arraignment public record. She has 5 prior... Read more »
Your son's grandma should hire a criminal defense attorney to review her case to determine the best possible outcome as she could be enhanced, meaning given a heavier sentence, if she is a repeat or habitual offender (two prior TDC trips). Under the scenario you provided, it is possible for...Read more »
MY BROTHER hit a cop car in Texas and was caught with cbd gummies. He refused a breathalyzer. The dui was placed under a misdemeanor while they were awaiting results from the lab over the cbd. The lab couldn't test the cbd and because so, they decided to up the dui to a felony because they... Read more »
In order for the State to charge your brother with a felony DWI in Texas, your brother would have to be charged with a third DWI offense, intoxication assault, intoxication manslaughter, or a DWI with a Minor under 15. You should hire a criminal defense attorney to review the facts and evidence of...Read more »
If someone applied for unemployment last year and put an incorrect reason for losing job on application and received regular unemployment benefits then was automatically enrolled in temporary pua benefits when regular benefits ended, receiving a total of $11,000 from unemployment would that... Read more »
The Texas Unemployment Compensation Act (TUCA) provides for administrative, civil action, and criminal penalties for fraudulent misrepresentation. However, during 2020, nine individuals were indicted for Felony Theft of Unemployment benefits, namely Class A misdemeanors and state jail felonies, but...Read more »
Although you challenged the assailant to a fight and there is a "Consent as Defense to Assaultive Conduct" defense in Texas, Texas Penal Code - PENAL § 22.06, in this case, it appears that you did not consent to fight any other person and the additional parties involved exceeded the...Read more »
Yes I did grab coffee pot without thought I had bruise on my face and he a gash on his head. My leg is hurt . I lost my job behind this my boss reported incident to big boss but nothing was done ...even still customer allowed to return. Feel like I have no rights I get harassed and he gets file... Read more »
I committed a crime against someone a couple of months ago. They have just today found out and I am being blackmailed to pay $1000 in split payments of $100 over time or else I will be turned into the police. What can I do?
Keep a record of the messages, if any are available, in the event the other person does report it to the police. You should not make any incriminating statements online or any other forum, as your defense counsel if the prosecutor decides to file charges, will defend you in this matter.
It will depend on whether your case was dismissed or if you received deferred adjudication, waiting period, the type of offense, and criminal history to determine if you are eligible for an expunction or non-disclosure in Texas.
Police may search a vehicle if there is probable cause to believe that the car contains evidence of criminal activity, exigent circumstances, or contraband in plain view, but cannot simply search your vehicle because you have a past drug charge. For example, if a car interior smells like marijuana,...Read more »
Texas is a stand your ground state. Under the castle doctrine, self-defense can be invoked in the defense of property. In some cases, deadly force may be justified to defend property. It is important to note that the use of force must be reasonably necessary and the other person was not provoked....Read more »
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