Allen, TX asked in Criminal Law for Texas

Q: How many times can a defendant miss a hearing in Dallas, TX? Person in question has missed 9. Felony drug possession

The person is my nephews' mother. She harrasses, threatens, plagues my family. She lies to the kids saying she has no more court dates, yet they're there; in black n white. She just keeps skipping and the court just keeps rescheduling!

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Tristan Nicolas LeGrande
Tristan Nicolas LeGrande
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Houston, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: Not sure thats anything you need to be worried about. It does not sound like you are a party or a witness. The Judge can permit a case to be re-scheduled as many times as they want. Its their discretion. Don’t like it? Wait until the next election. Vote for the other guy/gal.

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