I have a signed final divorce with kids 9/22 in Texas.My ex was in default but filed a form contesting the ruling. I am the pro se petitioner but I found out today and I was never served. Court was in December and 3/7. I have a dismissal of hearing for 3/27 and Motion 5/9
answered on Mar 22, 2023
You should have an experienced attorney carefully review your court file.
If a final decree was signed 9/22 and no order has been entered setting it aside or granting a new trial, the trial court likely has lost plenary power to do so.
If you weren’t served with your ex’s... Read more »
The real parties of interest and the judge/ respondent are available to efile. So I don't know if I still need to serve them a citation.
answered on Jan 19, 2023
It depends on whether you are filing a writ of mandamus in the trial court or in the appellate court.
In the trial court, you do need to issue and serve a citation.
In the appellate court, you do not need to issue and serve a citation.
answered on Dec 19, 2022
In most cases in county or district court, within 30 days of the date the Order of Dismissal is signed by the judge.
This deadline can be extended, however, by the timely filing of certain particular motions.
My medical records related to auto injuries keep 'disappearing'. Ive been denied medical treatment for auto related injuries and constantly undermineded without any explanation. Now that I know, my insurer is admitting they made identification errors during the claims process and is fully... Read more »
answered on Jan 5, 2023
A Texas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. It isn't clear why false allegations were made against you - unless you mean the matter was escalated to a SIU (Special Investigations Unit). It looks like there could be a number of issues to sort out here -... Read more »
Yet there is no evidence of any physical abuse or violence all hersay. Her world against my son’s word and the text messages at the time of alleged events.
answered on Dec 8, 2022
Her word is evidence. The court will evaluate her testimony and your son’s testimony in light of other evidence including the surrounding facts and circumstances presented in the hearing.
If you think contemporaneous text messages are inconsistent with what she will say, you should... Read more »
I don't want this protective order in place and I lied on the hole thing just cuz my sister wanted me to get one an I thought I could just remove it at any time.
answered on Nov 23, 2022
You're probably looking at a Motion to Vacate / Request to Modify rather than an appeal. If the judge won't agree to vacate then the request to modify gives you a backup of simply removing the no-contact and keep-away conditions... that leaves VoPO on the table in case of future... Read more »
I paid over $14k ($7k attorneys hours $2k paralegal plus $5k internal reviews admin fee ) for a specific performance case filed in Jul 2021. Now the Law Firm want me to file motion of summary & no evidence judgment as Pro Se in realestate deal
I am plaintiff and buyer filed petition... Read more »
answered on Nov 19, 2022
If you’ve only paid $14K atty fees in that type of case after 15 months of litigation, your current law firm is doing a bang up job in keeping your litigation costs low.
If they are recommending you file a no evidence motion for summary judgment, the timing seems about right as the... Read more »
He is 66 years old and is disabled with multiple health issues. What can I do to get his sentence reduced and out of jail. There is no way he is going to make it in there
answered on Oct 10, 2022
If the is a state jail case he maybe able to get 20 percent off otherwise it is served day to day
Wants to get this case reopened and get a thorough investigation.
answered on Oct 3, 2022
To reopen a criminal case substantial, probative evidence must have been discovered after the trial. This is no DIY matter. Use your local bar association's find a lawyer for him, or use the search engine here.
drink can contained what I believe was a metal washer, object lodged way back in throat, swallowed it then it raped my throat causing severe sleep deprivation. Defendants have conceded the incident and damaged throat etc. Due to SSDeprivation missed a response. Many errors by court which is an... Read more »
answered on Sep 28, 2022
Handling an appeal requires the services of a skilled attorney with experience in appellate law. It is not something most individuals are capable of handling pro se. There is not a "free form." You will be expected to fully comply with the Texas Rules of Appellate Procedure. You will... Read more »
I already went to court but I did not have a lawyer. I was under the assumption that the evictions laws were strict. But there are a few things I feel were over looked or I just don’t really know or understand the process
answered on Sep 20, 2022
Yes, you can appeal by filing a bond, making a cash deposit, or filing a Statement of Inability to Afford Payment of Court Costs with the justice court within 5 days after the judgment of eviction is signed.
The eviction will then be heard de novo by the court court on an expedited basis.... Read more »
answered on Sep 15, 2022
Not sure what your question is. If you can ask exactly what your issue or question is I will be glad to answer for you. Otherwise please call my law office or another experienced criminal attorney for an appointment. Please have the appeal decision ready for any questions.
Federal district court judge granted motion to dismiss to defendant within minutes. The plaintiff had no time to oppose the motion before the judge granted it. Despite, the plaintiff filed the opposition to dismiss motion in a timely manner. How can judge grant a motion to dismiss without giving... Read more »
answered on Sep 12, 2022
The Local Rules of the Southern District of Texas provide that an opposed motion will be submitted to the judge 21 days after filing and that any Response must be filed before the submission date. Unopposed motions may be taken up and ruled upon more promptly.
It would be rare for a judge... Read more »
The hearing via Zoom had connection problems and was placed in waiting court claiming prior case running over time and would be called back in upon completion. After waiting 4 hours and several calls to check status and remain waiting 4 hours later I was informed the hearing was over they proceeded... Read more »
answered on Sep 1, 2022
If this was a final hearing (trial), you have a limited time within which to file a properly drafted verified motion for new trial and to obtain a written ruling from the court on such motion. There are many technical aspects to such a motion, so you need a competent attorney experienced in... Read more »
But on the 2 other properties the other spouse was awarded the properties yet one of the 2 properties is still in the other spouse's name And taxes are owed on all 3 properties Also no deed of ownership has been presented from the spouse trying to evict from the 1 property. Also the public... Read more »
answered on Aug 25, 2022
This is a thorny question. I would need all documents involved to give you a solid answer.
Get a good appeal attorney.
following discharge from community superv./deferred adj. (Tx Govt code Art. 42A.106b) (assuming Strickland is met and 11.073 collateral consequences are sufficient enough to meet 'confinement' standard) addtl background: i was denied an order for non-disclosure under (411.081) because i... Read more »
answered on Aug 5, 2022
I have not seen any caselaw that will allow what you are seeking. Once you are not "actually confined" it is almost impossible to get habeas relief. You could litigate and appeal the issue but I do not see you being successful without a showing of signifigant or real confinment or other... Read more »
answered on Jul 27, 2022
Usually, no. There is no "compensation" just because you have succeeded in your appeal. But there may be other avenues for damages or compensation, upon the dismissal of your case based on your success on appeal. But I'm not a Texas attorney.
Yes I want to recover this money, I need representation. It will have to be on contingency but if recovered I would pay more to the attorney that took the case than 33% much more.
answered on Jun 18, 2022
If what you posted is true. You need to get a copy of the award or judgment. As it seems to be over 10 years old, there may be some time-limit issues.
If that $ is in a trust account for your deceased husband, you will need to get a court order from the surrogate's court to get it. If... Read more »
Around 2:00 p.m. on May 19, 2015, Phillips forcibly entered Faedra Wills’s
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answered on Jun 12, 2022
Sorry but I did not see a question in your submission. Please try to ask what or how to do something.
There may have been ineffective counsel who failed to argue adequately for motion to sever and during the sentencing phase.
answered on Jun 11, 2022
There is a short time-limit for filing a Federal Appeal. What's worse, in some instances you need to file a Motion for a New trial, before seeking an appeal. There is a lot to consider. But step one is usually, file a notice of appeal with the Court Clerk and check to see if you need to file... Read more »
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