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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Domestic Violence for Texas on
Q: i have been charged for a class A misdemeanor in Texas. Warrant out for arrest i no longer live in texas

I have since moved out of state and i am unable to return to texas due to not being able to get time off from work. Can a Lawyer represent me on my behalf. The charge is for domestic violence.

John Cucci Jr.
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answered on May 25, 2024

If there is a warrant for your arrest, you will need to face it, and show up for a surrender. Otherwise, it will linger, and be a problem for you. Most police departments in the US, will not waste their time, if they run into you. But, you will be at risk for an arrest.

Some judges allow...
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0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: Potential Penalties for Credit Card Fraud in Florida

I recently discovered that my ex-girlfriend used my credit card information without my consent, making 77 unauthorized transactions in one month totaling around $2,100. I have filed a police report, and my bank is aware of the situation and they did refund me. The fraudulent charges were for Uber... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Agricultural Law, Criminal Law, Appeals / Appellate Law and Wrongful Death for Texas on
Q: Would any law firms take on a death penalty case for free?

I have a friend on death row in Texas who is currently trying to appeal his sentencing. Would any law firms take his case on for free?

Tara Gilmore-Low
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Tara Gilmore-Low
answered on May 24, 2024

There are firms who handle a number of appeals on a pro bono basis, however, your better bet is to contact the Innocence Project.

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Traffic Tickets for Texas on
Q: All records of traffic stop in texas "do not exist " said prosecutor no sworn criminal complaint affidavit signed by me

After 2 year statue of limitations on class c misdemeanor no dashcam or body cam audio or video

Destroyed b4 trial after retention period expired but still in litigation was nearly 2 1/2 years b4 I went to court

Prosecutor misconduct??

Was not given Brady exculpatory or... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: What happens if you miss court for being incarcerated in another state but the bailsbond haven’t got off your bond?

My husband is incarcerated in another state (TX) but ended up missing court in (LA) due to him being incarcerated (he’s also on bond in LA) , what usually happens? Also the bailsbond company didn’t jump off his bond for missing court

John Cucci Jr.
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answered on May 22, 2024

The most important thing to do is get proof of your husband's time in the TX jail. That needs to get to his lawyer or the judge in TX. The bond didn't get cancelled YET. There are 60 days to get the proof of incarceration, before the bond is forfeited. At that point it will not matter,... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: What will the judge do if I fail a us? My records say special conditions of bond

I’m on pretrial. Judge has seen my records cause order on bond violation first than the special conditions of bond

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Q: What happens when you have a class c misdemeanor and you broke unsupervised probation by getting a felony

I was 16 when I got the misdemeanor. Just turned 17 when I got the felony for the same thing. i have court today for the misdemeanor and i think breaking probation. What do you think will happen

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: Why does law authority that is doing surveillance all wear black and do they hide in the trees and the bushes? What kin
John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on May 20, 2024

Official law enforcement authorities doing surveillance wear black at night because it is difficult to see. Obviously, they would be unlikely to wear black in the daytime as they would then be very noticeable. Daytime surveillance would typically be conducted wearing plain clothes suitable to the... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: I have a warrant for my arrest. I was already out on Bond for a misdemeanor theft charge that was eventually dismissed.

However, before the misdemeanor was dismissed, and I was found not guilty, I picked up a possession of a controlled substance charge (less than a gram). After going to court a few times, it was very obvious that they were sending me to a rehab place and I don’t need that so I didn’t go to court... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: Can I b convicted of possession of a controlled substance even if it wasn't found on me but in my belongings?
Vonnie Clay Dones III
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Vonnie Clay Dones III
answered on May 17, 2024

If it is determined that you were in an area in which you had actual care, custody, control, or management of the drug substance such as a home, car, or bag, although it may not be actual possession in your case, it can be constructive possession. Therefore, the prosecutor can argue constructive... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Divorce for Texas on
Q: I want to fire my court appointed attorney but I have a status hearing in 6 days
John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on May 15, 2024

A mentally competent person can fire an attorney, including a court appointed attorney, any time without having to provide any explanation.

A court is not required to appoint a new court-appointed attorney or to grant a continuance of any setting. The defendant can represent him- or...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Texas on
Q: Who can legally carry a gun in texas?

My partner was denied to buy a gun in a federal background check for unknown reasons. He’s a permanent resident and not a felon and his background should be clean. He already owns a gun that was a gift from a friend. Is it legal for him to carry it?

John Cucci Jr.
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answered on May 10, 2024

There can be a lot of different reasons your partner was denied the gun purchase by the Federal background check. Those checks are done in an inconsistent basis and can be political in nature. He may have a name that is the same as a person who is a felon or has pending criminal charges. There can... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Criminal Law, Personal Injury and Real Estate Law for Texas on
Q: TIRED of having to live like this and unable to Relocate. Any Recourse for:

Misrepresentations,

Breach of Contract,

Property Damage(s),

Consequential Damages,

Mental Anguish,

Negligent Drainage Issues causing DAMAGE to my RV,

Carpenter Ant Infestations destroying RV (HOME) also resulting in SIGNIFICANT Damages, etc.????... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Cannabis & Marijuana Law and Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: Yes, I would like to know how to I go about helping find a pro bono lawyer in East Texas for possession of marijuana,

Less than 2 ounces in a drug free zone

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on May 9, 2024

Generally speaking, lawyers do not take criminal cases like this on a pro bono basis because indigent defendants are entitled to a court-appointed defense attorney. If you are not indigent, an attorney who is not a relative or close friend of yours most likely will not take such a case on a pro... View More

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