Harlingen, TX asked in Criminal Law and Domestic Violence for Texas

Q: I am the victim in this case, the defendant is my husband. Charged with felony family violence

He is on probation in Texas for six years. I received a 2 year protective order. He violated his probation by failing 2 drug screens (cocaine) he was arrested on 7/21, then released on a PR bond he is trying to reconcile, but he is a long time drug user.

on I docket, I see the following:

8/14- first addendum to motion to revoke probated sentence no capias issued.

9/3: he claims he passed a drug screen, but I see the following: motion for second addendum for motion to revoke, capias already issued, no need to reissue on second addendum MTR.

9/3: motion state’s second addendum motion to revoke/adjudicate community supervision.

9/3: e-filed order on MTA/MTR revoking adjudication

Only reason I ask is he is trying to attempt reconciliation with me and claims he is not using drugs. I think he is lying

He was arrested for public intoxication in August after his first MTR. I told probation this.

Does this mean that probation office issued Another MTR against him & arrested?

1 Lawyer Answer
Kiele Linroth Pace
Kiele Linroth Pace
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Austin, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: It means the state filed an update to their motion to revoke. Check the court file in the District Clerk's office if you want to read the actual document. Alternatively, you could contact the District Attorney's office and ask to speak to the attorney assigned to the case... it is probably the same attorney that signed the probation revocation documents on file at the clerk's office.

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