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0 Answers | Asked in Banking, Civil Litigation and Contracts for Texas on
Q: I have been wronged by what I believe is a Franchise to the Big Corporation "Parking systems of America. $1800 Pkg Tks.

I am a retired civial servant who in 2018 I was accused of not paying for daily parking by a local Co, Mustang Parking. I repeatedly advised them I was paying "Parking Sys" Monthly. Payments were made AutoPY to Parking sys's and they reimbursed Mustang Parking thru GECU. Their... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law for Texas on
Q: Is a company allowed to separate from you without giving a valid reason?

I was at the corporate location in Desoto Tx working/training and was informed of the separation last minute and not given a valid reason. Now I am unexpectedly unemployed and no one from the company is taking my calls emails or texts to answer my general questions about compensation insurance and... Read more »

Rhiannon Herbert
Rhiannon Herbert answered on May 24, 2022

Texas is an at-will employment state, meaning you or your employer can terminate the employment relationship at any time and for any reason, or for no reason at all. Thus, employers do not need to provide a reason for an employee's termination.

0 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation for Texas on
Q: Contractors we hired for 1 week siding job are on wk 5 and not complete. Home exposed and living elsewhere.

We gave them $14k already, but need the job done so we can go back to work and live in house again. Still have 2 porches, a gable and paint garage, as well as drywall on the inside to complete from window modifications. We feel they have done $14k at this point, but want to hire someone to come... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Business Law and Civil Litigation for Texas on
Q: Can someone sue you for a court receiver seizing property/funds from a business or personal account?

Ex husband is stating that he is going to sue me over a court receiver seizing his business website which has caused him to lose business. I was granted a $28k judgement in our divorce that he never paid. The reason the receiver came into this was that he sued me for full custody of our child and I... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Municipal Law and Small Claims for Texas on
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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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Municipal Law and Small Claims for Texas on
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 »

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

If goods are paid for and not delivered it is theft. Make a police report.

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0 Answers | Asked in Contracts and Landlord - Tenant for Texas on
Q: Is asking to be let out of a rental lease ending in two months due to a disability a reasonable accommodation?

I have been a tenant at my apartment complex for 8 1/2 years and never had any issues with my ability to pay rent aside from Covid related issues. I lost my job due to a disability and am unable to work and pay my rent. I am currently moving in with my partner due to that being the reason as well... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: What will most likely happen at my son's prertrial and are what are his chances of not serving time.

Two years ago my son was arrested and charged with 4 class A felony drug charges(f First time offender). His lawyer had his case and charges dismissed and placed him in a Diversion course. His record would be clean as long as he met the requirements of the course. Well, last week he was... Read more »

Kiele Linroth Pace
Kiele Linroth Pace answered on May 22, 2022

Is this in Texas? The reason I ask is that in Texas, the levels of misdemeanors from most severe to least are: Class A, Class B, then Class C. The levels of felonies from most severe to least are: Capital, 1st Degree, 2nd Degree, 3rd Degree, State Jail Felony.

Assuming we are talking...
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0 Answers | Asked in Probate for Texas on
Q: Has old Probates Code Sec. 679. DESIGNATION OF GUARDIAN BEFORE NEED ARISES been eliminated in Texas?

Great-Grandma signed one 11 years ago, and she needs to get it voided.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Child Support and Divorce for Texas on
Q: My hudband submitted the petition for divorce and i submited the answer i dont know what is the next steps.
Penny Wymyczak-White
Penny Wymyczak-White answered on May 23, 2022

You need to file a response to intial disclosures.

0 Answers | Asked in Estate Planning, Real Estate Law, Elder Law and Gov & Administrative Law for Texas on
Q: Misrepresentation of cemetery plots within a pauper burial section.

I have a large family. My parents owned six plots in our city cemetery and were researching more plots to buy nearby for our family. The sexton at the time offered them 11 plots together in another area of the cemetery, which my parents accepted. My parents have spent a considerable amount of time... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts for Texas on
Q: misrepresentation caused by the third party.

Who should be held liable if an agent acted truthfully on behalf of the principal in mistake and misrepresentation caused by the third party.

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

This does not sound like a crime but rather a contract dispute that belongs in civil court. Most crimes with a financial component require proof, beyond a reasonable doubt, of intent to harm another or deprive them of property or at least some sort of reckless disregard for dangerous or risky... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Appeals / Appellate Law and Civil Rights for Texas on
Q: Where can I go to find other civil court case appeals records ?

My brother is trying to appeal a judges decision on a motion to dismiss his civil suit against his former attorney , who didn't take any steps to helping my brother in his criminal case that he is innocent of but now serving 35 years the way he was dealt was so wrong . So my brother asked me... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Divorce, Family Law, Arbitration / Mediation Law and Health Care Law for Texas on
Q: husband rescheduled mediation for 6/22. I can't wait that long due to health issues/ins. How do I ask courts sooner date

Filed 3/18/22 in Montgomery County. Texas. He is removing me from insurance, I am a double transplant survivor and cannot be without health insurance. He says come June 1st I will no longer have health insurance and will not add me unless ordered by the courts. No lawyer, I am not able to work due... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Contracts for Texas on
Q: Wedding venue wants to charge us 300 more, but wont return the full amount already paid.

Our wedding was booked before covid happened. The reception was scheduled for march 21 but the lock downs happened that weekend and we had to cancel. We asked the venue for our money back they cited the contract we signed and said they can only give us half. Now we are trying to schedule our... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Texas on
Q: My license is expires but cannot get renewed because of ticket I did not pay and I want to get a job but need valid dl.

I do not have birth certificate copy but do have social security card

0 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation and Contracts for Texas on
Q: Is asking to be let out of a rental lease ending in two months due to a disability a reasonable accommodation?

I have been a tenant at my apartment complex for 8 1/2 years and never had any issues with my ability to pay rent aside from Covid related issues. I lost my job due to a disability and I am unable to work and pay my rent. I am currently moving in with my partner due to that being the reason as well... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Employment Law for Texas on
Q: My employer informed me today they were holding my paycheck because a customer threatened to sue.

Salary and commission based employee. They technically tried to fire me but realized they couldn’t do the job that I brought to the table to bring in more money for company. So, they decided to let me do everything from home but the details of that are still murky. I’ve still been doing the job... Read more »

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