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Q: How will I get a felony possession of a weapon charged dropped?

Hi I have a similar question to the one previously I had borrowed my friends car to run errands since my car had been having issues for the last couple of days I’m doing so in a certain amount of time and getting home unloading and packing the car was picked up in the mist. Upon realizing hours... Read more »

Penny Wymyczak-White
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Penny Wymyczak-White
answered on Jun 3, 2022

Retain a lawyer it sounds

like you have a defense,

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Q: I was arrested in Tarrant county for shoplifting $40 worth of pens but because of a prior in Ohio almost 10 years old

And another from Arizona almost 5 years old they enhanced me to a state jail felony and then because it was in time of emergency (COVID) they enhance me again into an f3. will they extradite me from Oregon for that?

Penny Wymyczak-White
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Penny Wymyczak-White
answered on Jun 9, 2022

It is up to the state where the charge is pending if they will come get you, Most states come gett you if it is a felony,

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Q: How can a lawyer help out if someone getS MTR
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Penny Wymyczak-White
answered on Jun 1, 2022

The attorney can try to get your probation reinstated,

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Q: I'm being charged for someone else's dope basically constructive possession what are the chances the state proving??

Dope was found in the backseat behind the passenger seat....passenger threw it back there.... how do I prove this?? Cops didn't believe me they took me to jail. I don't see how they're going to prove all the elements of constructive possession it should be reasonable doubt is it... Read more »

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Penny Wymyczak-White
answered on Jun 1, 2022

If you can retain a lawyer it is the better option,

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Q: hi, how long does the state of texas (tarrant county) have to arraign somebody on a violation of bond?

my friend posted bond for multiple misdemeanor and one felony case, was out about a week and violated his bond. he is currently in custody and i am trying to see how long they have to arraign him as he has not seen a judge yet. thank you

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Q: If someone is in jail and is on probation what can I do

He was on probation for felony drug charges was arrested got on probation went on the run was arrested again then again got on probation this was his final year on probation he was going to pay it off when he got his taxes but he relapsed became homeless and now is in jail with theft greater then a... Read more »

Kiele Linroth Pace
Kiele Linroth Pace
answered on May 27, 2022

If you have the resources to hire him a better attorney than a court-appointed then you could do that. If you can't afford that, you could still make his life more comfortable in jail by depositing smaller amounts of money into his spending account at the jail... this is sometimes called... Read more »

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Q: How long is the statute of limitations on a aggravated assault charge here in TX?

This charge is involving a minor who was 11 at the time and we were never given any notice of charges being pursued since it was an accident.

Kiele Linroth Pace
Kiele Linroth Pace
answered on May 27, 2022

Most people don't understand that the Statute of Limitations doesn't control how long a case can be pending before trial. It only controls the time period that the government has to file formal charges after an alleged crime. If they wait too long to file charges then the court loses... Read more »

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Q: If my Father who was separated from his wife for more than 2 years get everything? She signed death certificate
Penny Wymyczak-White
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Penny Wymyczak-White
answered on Jun 4, 2022

If you are a child outside the current marriage and there is no will you inherit from your dad has well as his current wife,

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Q: Attorney told us to call we called no answer been trying for 2wks and no response what should I do
Kiele Linroth Pace
Kiele Linroth Pace
answered on May 26, 2022

This is the sort of situation that can blow up in your face because something will get missed and you will get blamed... because it is your responsibility to attend all required court appearances and obey all conditions of bond regardless of your attorney's inaction. You should probably... Read more »

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Q: Can a prosecutor state that I have 3 felony counts on my record when I have NONE ???

Is that false evidence or a false statement

Kiele Linroth Pace
Kiele Linroth Pace
answered on May 26, 2022

They could say you killed the Easter Bunny but they'll have to prove it beyond a reasonable doubt unless you enter a plea of guilty or no contest.

Note: Saying you had a felony arrest or charge is not the same as saying you had a felony conviction.

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Q: How to file a Habeas Corpus against the state of Texas on behalf of my son.
Kiele Linroth Pace
Kiele Linroth Pace
answered on May 26, 2022

Become an attorney. Anyone can represent themselves but only an attorney can represent someone else.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Family Law for Texas on
Q: What do I need for a restraining/protective order in Texas?

My current boyfriend's ex girlfriend keeps harassing through calls and texts and sometimes even showing up to his place and showing stalking behavior. She also mentioned me on her threats that she would come for me. He has DACA and he's scared to take legal actions but I want to know what... Read more »

Kiele Linroth Pace
Kiele Linroth Pace
answered on May 26, 2022

A restraining order requires the existence of a civil lawsuit pending between the parties, and it expires when the lawsuit ends. So that's not appropriate to your situation unless there is some sort of active lawsuit involving the two of you on opposing sides.

A dating violence...
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Q: What is a criminal warrant
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Penny Wymyczak-White
answered on Jun 7, 2022

There is a warrant for your arrest because you are charged with crime.

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Q: I didn’t get a felony I got a class b missamedear so would that change anything if that’s the case
Kiele Linroth Pace
Kiele Linroth Pace
answered on May 26, 2022

In my experience as an attorney, it is easier to get misdemeanors dismissed... and you need it ALL dismissed to be eligible to have the arrest records expunged. Deferred adjudication is not good enough... a reduction to a class C misdemeanor is not good enough... its gotta be all dismissed or the... Read more »

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Q: How should I let the judge know before my next hearing that my assigned lawyer is uncommunicative and incompetent?

I have a lawyer who is extremely uncommunicative. There was a change in my assigned attorney last year in August and I, the defendant , was not notified by anyone. I found it out by accident in Jan. of this year and emailed my new attorney. That was five months I, effectively, had no... Read more »

Kiele Linroth Pace
Kiele Linroth Pace
answered on May 24, 2022

Court-appointed attorneys are overworked and underpaid just about everywhere. Your best bet overall is probably to hire a local criminal defense attorney who DOESN'T accept court appointments. However, not everyone thinks they can afford that... but can they afford prison?

Anyway,...
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Q: Sorry the drugs where in car. I was passenger and then he had the drugs on him not me I didn’t have anything on me at al

So when he arrested us I had nothing on me abs scale was his car under my seat. How can I get charge for meth when he had it on him not me

Kiele Linroth Pace
Kiele Linroth Pace
answered on May 24, 2022

You can get CHARGED with assaulting the Tooth Fairy if an officer believes you did it. The fact that the Tooth Fairy isn't actually real is a great defense at trial, if a case like that actually got that far, but that won't prevent an arrest if the officer is convinced he has probable... Read more »

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Q: I was with a friend and we got pulled over. There was a scale under my seat and we both said wasn’t ours well before

Leaving cop ask if anyone had drugs the guy I was with had meth. On way to jail he turn around a realize is and said would get a letter to let us know when to go to court. I didn’t get a letter so was 2years ago when that happens. 7 months ago I flip a truck and cop didn’t say had warrant. Well... Read more »

Kiele Linroth Pace
Kiele Linroth Pace
answered on May 24, 2022

The first thing your attorney will probably try to figure out is whether the officer had reasonable suspicion to stop and search in the first place, because if there wasn't a good reason to pull you over, or there wasn't a good reason for the traffic stop to turn into a drug... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Municipal Law for Texas on
Q: If you find out that you purchase stolen goods that the seller paid for a service to have done what is your rights?

I have recently come to the suspicion that I may have purchased stolen goods on Facebook marketplace through a person I know and have their ID information and where they live.

I didn't inquire about the acquisition of the property until after the purchase was made. I don't want to... Read more »

Penny Wymyczak-White
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Penny Wymyczak-White
answered on May 23, 2022

Make a police report and surrender the stolen goods

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Q: What kind of crime is it when someone fails to deliver the agreed paid goods and are holding them hostage?

The question above is relating to two people, one is the seller withholding information and the items purchased and the other is the buyer being lied to and cohearce into helping the seller to pay for their bills and will not deliver the paid goods unless paid otherwise. Is this extorsion, can you... Read more »

Kiele Linroth Pace
Kiele Linroth Pace
answered on May 23, 2022

Law enforcement might refuse to get involved because it is NOT a crime unless there is reason to believe that the seller already had the INTENT to keep the money without delivering the goods AT THE MOMENT the money changed hands. Basically, a scam.

On the other hand, if the seller did...
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