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Q: In small claims court does the statute of limitations begin with the issuance of money, or with initial failure to pay?

I want to file a small claims case against an ex-girlfriend, who I gave lots of money to help pay for her first few years of college. I first gave her money in 2016. The agreement was that she would pay me back after graduation when she had a job (and the income) to, but shortly after the breakup... Read more »

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Q: I was held incarcerated beyond my maximum discharge date. How do i receive justice/compensation for the tiime?

I signed for a two year TDCJ term of which was already completed (day for day) by the time i signed for the sentence (April 7th, 2022). However, i remained incarcerated for a term exceeding a month.

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Q: In Texas , Isn't it illegal for an officer to run your lic. Plate without Probable Cause?

I was driving home after paying a bill ( not swerving or speeding). Minding my own business when the officer ran up on me less than a car length and pull me over .

He said " I pulled you over because iran your plate and it showed no insurance so im giving youa ticket and impounding you truck. "

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Consumer Law and Civil Litigation for Texas on
Q: How many years do I have to file a Criminal or Fraud case in Texas

For an Auto Purchase; I discovered DTPA in April 2018; Texas DMV discovered Fraud in December 2021;

And, Criminal Investigation is still in progress by Texas DPS

0 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation and Consumer Law for Texas on
Q: Appeal in Court At Law

If a judge enters Summary Judgment and Sanctions against Plaintiff in Court At Law; what options do I have as a Plaintiff to continue to fight for Justice?

This Judge did not even read my petition correctly and ignored one of the main reason I filed the case. Judge also ignored all FAKE... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation, Personal Injury and Gov & Administrative Law for Texas on
Q: My bond was revoked and an arrest warrant issued based on a report a pre-trial officer made.

The warrant was recalled and later confirmed the pre-trial officer lied on the report after a grievence complaint was filed. This has caused me substantial emotion stress. This officer has also done questionable , unethical things outside of this Is there anything l can do legally?

0 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation and Civil Rights for Texas on
Q: Can an HOA refuse to give a homeowner documents related to a legal action the HOA filed against them

I have received a bill for legal fees with no explanation as to why. I requested copies of complaint and any other documents associated with it by email twice with no response it was sent to board members, property manager, accounting office that sent be and president of management company with... Read more »

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Q: Fact:people we r suppose to look up 2 lie 2 get information from u. My opinion if they lie to u they lie to the judge.

Och cnty tx w 17+ civil rights(26+total 3 cnty) they continue to harass me and my family. they already have a car thief outside basically n there custody. Force there way n 2 home and illegally search finding paraphernalia the guy probably left. All three people r charged w paraphernalia. + Other... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation and Landlord - Tenant for Texas on
Q: Roommate refuses to move security camera to not video into my bedroom through the door and windows...

Roommate has a security camera pointed at the bedroom door which is also a door to the backyard. Even after informing him its an invasion of privacy, he still doesn’t think he’s in the wrong and he can do whatever he wants because he’s the landlord. Can he do that? I can’t open the blinds... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation and Real Estate Law for Texas on
Q: Is there any case law regarding a mandatory hoa forming after purchase in Texas?

I started an hoa and need to know how to create bylaws.

0 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation and Probate for Texas on
Q: I need a forensic account attorney please

Texas Trust

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Q: What does Texas Law say about posting a candidates contributors information to Facebook or other social media?

Contributions have already been made public on Texas election site but was told by the candidate who is a lawyer who gave up her license that we could not post on social media the information of her donors and their addresses and the amounts that they gave

0 Answers | Asked in Contracts and Civil Litigation for Texas on
Q: My Atty. filed a motion to be dismissed. It disclosed a lot of personal and confident info that will ruinfinding a lawye

Will prospective attys be able to see the details of that motion? There was a lot of unnecessary info. I asked him to put "by mutual agreement". He refused. What mi can I do?

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Real Estate Law and Civil Litigation for Texas on
Q: In Texas, what can I use to amend a complaint to add an additional plaintiff to the lawsuit? And do I add evidence?

Its a trial de neuvo and I want to add a plaintiff to join me not sure if I must write an introduction or state other facts. Or must it be a motion?

John Cucci Jr.
John Cucci Jr. answered on Apr 11, 2022

TX rule of Civil Procedure 502.7 is the rule to follow to amend your petition. A portion of that Rule is as follows:

a)Amending Pleadings. A party may withdraw something from or add something to a pleading, as long as the amended pleading is filed and served as provided by Rule 501.4 not...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Litigation and Federal Crimes for Texas on
Q: Is sitting in a texas county jail without indictment normal?
Kiele Linroth Pace
Kiele Linroth Pace answered on Apr 7, 2022

Normally you would want to bond out, but not everyone can afford their bond. Sometimes the judge will agree to lower the bond amount.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Litigation, Civil Rights and Legal Malpractice for Texas on
Q: Is it a violation of my amendment rights if I have a public defender and spoke on the phone once. Before trial I have a

A new attorney and we're going to trial in 2 weeks or less or maybe 3 weeks but they're not prepared for my case and I haven't ever spoke to him before and the only information they have is what the prosecutor gave them instead of investigating my caseit been over 2 years

Kiele Linroth Pace
Kiele Linroth Pace answered on Apr 6, 2022

Although you have the right to an attorney, you don't have the right to a GOOD attorney. You have to pay for that and it's really expensive.

That said, if your attorney does nothing (or almost nothing) to prepare then that can be "ineffective assistance of counsel"...
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1 Answer | Asked in Arbitration / Mediation Law, Business Law, Civil Litigation and Small Claims for Texas on
Q: I am in the middle of a negotiation and need help

I am a truck driver. In one of my deliveries, my trailer was damaged by one of the employees of the warehouse. They have accepted responsibility but have neglected my claim for the diminished value of mu trailer. I was going to sell it for 70k but now due to the accident the value of the trailer... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Apr 16, 2022

A Texas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for four weeks. I'm sorry for the damages to your trailer. You have a number of options. The first would be the cheapest, which is trying to continue negotiations. At this point, you may have already resolved the matter. But if... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Car Accidents, Civil Litigation and Insurance Defense for Texas on
Q: can my Texas drivers license be suspended if I'm the owner of car but vehicle was wrecked by someone else driving

the car was bought for relative, still in my name and was supposed to have car insurance on the vehicle but found out there was none . The person driving did not have my permission to move that vehicle at all, I was not aware of any other person driving . The car had CPI insurance from the... Read more »

Penny Wymyczak-White
Penny Wymyczak-White answered on Mar 12, 2022

You can loss your TDL if the other party get a judgment against you. You may need to retain a lawyer,

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Civil Litigation and Elder Law for Texas on
Q: How do you find out if someone has power of attorney
Penny Wymyczak-White
Penny Wymyczak-White answered on Mar 12, 2022

The fastest way is to ask them or the person who you think signed the power of attorney, If they have used the power of attorney they should of had to show it to the person.

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