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0 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation, Education Law, Criminal Law and Juvenile Law for Texas on
Q: Can a public school search students without probable cause?

I went to North Dallas High school and I had my first class in the portables and one day they called the Dallas police and lined up everyone that went to class in the portables. They searched everyone because they said since we had our first class outside in the portables we "might be able to... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Real Estate Law for Texas on
Q: Do I have to check a box for a survey in Paragraph 6C of the One-To-Four Family Residential Contract (Resale) in Texas?

We have a cash buyer who wants to put an offer in, and we know the title company doesn't require a survey, yet the paragraph reads in part (Check one box only). Is that required?

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law, Contracts and Real Estate Law for Texas on
Q: Will we need legal help?

The owner of the house we just signed a lease/paid deposit for was working with a property management company but has fired them for his own reasons. They still have the property listed for rent, the lockbox hasn't been removed, and we want to make sure we're covered. We have a lease... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Employment Law for Texas on
Q: May a private business in TX have 2+ workers in same job, 1 salaried & others hourly if salaried pay based on hrly rate?

This is not regarding a dispute. Bcse of a learning difference, I want to apply for this hourly job but would do much better if it were salaried so I can have more time especially during the first several months. I’d be perfectly fine if the salaried pay was based on the stated hourly rate. Per... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Texas on
Q: How do I know if I’m being watched federally
0 Answers | Asked in Child Support for Texas on
Q: My child turned 18 and is no longer enrolled in school. Do I just stop paying child support?

I do not have a order of withholding. I am self-employed and use the Smart ePay website to make monthly payments. I have no arrears. Everything I have found so far tells me to file a petition to terminate the order of withholding, which doesn't exist. I haven't found anything referring to... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Constitutional Law for Texas on
Q: is limestone county Texas sheriff constitutional
0 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Federal Crimes for Texas on
Q: mysef and my son Elijah Martin are being severely mistreated and abused. I'm afraid for our lives.

Elijah lives in assisted living. He is paraplegic. I am disabled and made to fear for our lives

0 Answers | Asked in Probate for Texas on
Q: Filing for CA probate from another state

My father lived and died in CA. I live in TX. He is due less than $10K total from CalPERS, Social Security, and the Veterans Admin (Aide and Attendance for assisted living). He has no assets. I think he left a will, but I will have to check. Can I file for probate without having to travel to... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for Texas on
Q: Will a surgery cause my father to loose his job and will the company be able to pay for part of the expense?

My father got a hernia with working at the refinery right now hes needing surgery for it, if he advises the company that hes going to get surgery because of the hernia he recieved working there will he have a chance of loosing his job and is there a way for the company to help with part of the... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Real Estate Law and Landlord - Tenant for Texas on
Q: I was listed as a co-signer on a rental lease in Texas for my daughter, and now she is being sued for back rental paymen

I was listed as a co-signer on a rental lease in Texas for my daughter, and now she is being sued for back rental payments in excess of $45,000. I was never aware that I was a co-signer and thought I was just listed on the lease as being an occupant since I only stayed there a few weeks a month to... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Probate for Texas on
Q: My question is according to the law of probate court and probating a will there's only a four-year period. And so here's

What so after the 4-year. Was already up a law firm a realtor and some other people decided they were going to probate my dad's will who died in 95 and this happened in 2011 and I never signed any paperwork I never was asked to sign the paperwork the lawyer never comes to see me where I was at... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Uncategorized for Texas on
Q: I need a lawyer to do a "Power of Attorney" for myself and my husband one that will also cover medical. Also our WILL.

We are Retired and we have limited financial resources, we want a simple WILL that will include our final wishes.

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law for Texas on
Q: I live in Texas. I am paying medical child support. My child is on medicaid. I want to put her on my insurance plan.

the mother of the child is on medicaid also. Would this effect the mothers medicaid status ?

0 Answers | Asked in Contracts for Texas on
Q: Can a contract cite a previous breached agreement to demand reimbursement?

Seller is supposed to fix a plumbing issue, her plumber did not fix the issue. We want to go ahead and close on the home. Is there a way to sign a simple contract that states seller will fix it by a certain date and if not buyer will fix and bill seller for full reimbursement?

The fix was... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Texas on
Q: Applying for citizenship for green card holders?

Hello, my wife and I got our white cards approved on Nov 2nd of 2016 and we got our green cards in December of 2018. When can we start the process of applying for citizenship?

Does legal permanent resident timeline start with green card or white card?

Alexander Ivakhnenko
Alexander Ivakhnenko answered on Sep 16, 2021

If you were paroled into the United States as refugees or asylums and received your LPR status in December of 2018 then you may file for naturalization in exactly four years and one day in December of 2022, provided you qualify otherwise.

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1 Answer | Asked in Products Liability for Texas on
Q: In June 2020 my F250 quit running. The dealership said bad fuel. Repair cost was $ 10,793.00 was this a bad fuel pump.

I have fuel receipts, dealership repair statements, fuel samples.

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Sep 16, 2021

Before someone pays the law says you have to be able to show 1) it was their cause and 2) they were careless. With fuel, the issue tends to be that some engines don't like ethanol, or if you are using diesel, some newer engines have issues with low sulphur.

The problem is you need...
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0 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Texas on
Q: Can Guymon OKla District Attorney pull truck driver over and issue a speeding ticket??

He pulled truck driver over in a under cover type car with distric attorney on side. Tried to say on cell phone but driver proved it was attached out of reach ... said if he pays it that it won't be reported to his trucking company and if he doesn't get another in next 3 years it... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law for Texas on
Q: Real estate

I sold a piece of property in 2009 in Texas. The person never filed the deed and indicated that he lost the deed. He has not take the property. I have been paying the taxes on the property since 2009. It’s still in my name at the court house. What can I do?

Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery answered on Sep 16, 2021

Hire a competent TX attorney to file a Quiet Title Action. Your payment of taxes will really help you. This would be a classic "Bill Quia Timet", because you fear a claim. An adjudication should place title in you only and prevent the would be purchaser from ever claiming title. Or... Read more »

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