My husband had a paid attorney, case was open for a little over a year. He sounded confident at first and sounded like he knew what he was doing he advised him to not take his first plea which was 5 years, way better deal then what he ended up signing for. His second plea bargain was 20 years. He... View More
If your husband feels he was coerced into accepting a plea bargain that he did not fully agree with, there may be options to challenge the plea, but these options are limited and depend heavily on the specifics of the case and the jurisdiction. One common ground for withdrawing a plea is if it can...View More
I am a disabled man (P.T.S.D.) who was arrested and charged with a felony assault for defending myself against someone who had been mentally abusing me (intentionally triggering me for almost 5 months). At this time I have not been indicted and the case is still in court. I have requested that my... View More
Your public defender may have a point regarding their ability to request a dismissal of the charge. Generally, it is the prosecutor's responsibility to decide whether to pursue charges or dismiss them based on the evidence and circumstances of the case. However, your public defender can...View More
took a dna test and it came back that the child is his. I haven’t had support at all since separating and now he’s asking for another test but, at this point I don’t want to deal with him. The non custodial parent denies to do anything regarding support or seeing the child. There’s abuse in... View More
You should contact an attorney who regularly practices in your county family court. It sounds if you wish to file for divorce. This Attorney can help prepare divorce complaint and the motion for temporary orders including spousal support and child support. This will come at a substantial cost,...View More
Many courts allow you to file by also filing an affidavit of poverty (sometimes styled as a motion to waive fees or "in forma pauperis"). Se which of these your county's court requires by local rule. Good Luck.
Each county in Texas has it's own website. On most web sites, you can get basic access to the court records of criminal cases. If the county you are concerned with does not have such access, you can go to the Clerk's office and ask for a print out of any charges against anyone.
While it is possible to get an Order of protection started and signed, Ex Parte (one sided), any OP must then hold a hearing, and Notice the alleged offender of the same. You should be allowed to be heard, in case the OP is a fraud or there are other problems.
It is illegal for someone to threaten you. It is not illegal for someone to unplug security cameras, particularly in areas where they have a right to be. In certain circumstances, it may be illegal for you to record other members of your household on camera without their effective consent....View More
Ten years of being terrorized, i tried to leave before, he uses coercion, death threats, our child, and display of his wrath to keep me in his box. I decide I'll take my chances because ill die if i stay, press charges for felony assault, covid locks us down. He's 1000x worse because I... View More
In your situation, where you have faced prolonged domestic abuse and manipulation, it's crucial to seek immediate legal and protective assistance. Your safety and the safety of your child are of utmost importance.
Given the complexity of your case, involving domestic violence,...View More
Yes, there are a number of pro bono legal clinics throughout the State of Texas including in the Greater Houston area. Justia's listing for such pro bono services can be found at: https://www.justia.com/lawyers/texas/legal-aid-and-pro-bono-services
You need to consult a family law attorney to determine the county you need to file, and whether you qualify for some type of protective order. You need to live in Texas at least 6 months to file the suit regarding your child.
My ex boyfriend has serious mental issues. It’s become too much for me and I’m trying to break away. Not easy because all he does is threaten me and destroys everything good in my life. He has already gotten me fired from one job, gotten me evicted.(I’m assuming so I would have to live with... View More
You should immediately move to another residence and not provide him with a forwarding address. Instead of having your mail forwarded by the USPS, individually contact anyone sending you mail through the US Post Office to let them know your new address. Block his telephone number and change your...View More
He shoved me so hard that I fell and fractured my elbow. He was arrested and I had a friend drive me to the hospital. Will I have to go to court? How will anyone in the court know my elbow was fractured? How long does it take to get a court date in Brazos County? He emailed me and said he was being... View More
You should secure your own residence and not give your mother or either of the aggressors access to you at your home or workplace. Do not visit your mother’s home and, if you need to see her, use Zoom or a similar teleconferencing app or meet her in a public place. Leave immediately if you see...View More
I am trying to file a complaint as a civilian for Domestic Assault with a magistrate but I can't find a magistrate in Lubbock to take the complaint. The victim has over 30 pictures of injuries to include in the complaint.
Appoint u…. And wen talking on fone with family Can they stand next to u and listen to ur conversation and if they hear anything u say they dnt like Can they take the fone from u and hang up the fone from u
We are joint owners of the car no "and/or" on the title. Just has her name and my name. She has had a gps tracker put on it, and whenever she thinks I am somewhere I shouldn't be, she will have the car towed. What can I do, if anything.
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