He has served 23 years on 2 life sentences, been before Parole 5 times and set off each time. They were hoping parole would grant parole so he could start serving the second sentence. If they continue to set him off is there a way to unstack the senetence?
Whether or not sentences are "stacked" (i.e. ordered to run consecutively) is determined by the language in the Judgment signed by the Trial Judge. The only way to change that is to change the original Trial Court Judgments. The only way to change the Trial Court Judgments is to file a...Read more »
AA l ost my luggage during a international move (relocating for a job) and as a result, I have lost irreplaceable documents such as diplomas and other property. I am looking to apply for graduate school so this may have an impact on my application eligibility. Furthermore, I will never be able to... Read more »
If you are the alleged victim then you have the right to be informed by the prosecutor about significant developments in the case. The law describing your rights is here: https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/SOTWDocs/CR/htm/CR.56.htm
Ask the prosecutor if the imposition of the sentence was...Read more »
husband was on probation for assault with bodily injury, he had 2 pre-existing possession less than a gram that he's going to court for well then he used his mother's vehicle go to the store, keys were in it she called the cops and reported unauthorized use of a vehicle and he was... Read more »
Inmate or family of request the state information regarding his case. Would we go directly to the DA office or Bexar County Clerks office? We are mainly seeking the documented information of the plea deals that were offered during pretrial, during trial as well as deliberations.
Appeals have very specific time lines and requirements. You should consult with an attorney, (our first consultation is free) and we will let you know what your options. Some of the information that you are seeking cannot be found at the District Clerk's office and can only be discovered by an...Read more »
Default means you were properly notified of the suit having been filed and you failed to appear/file a response, so the Court allowed the filing party to proceed to court without further notice to you and get what they filed for.
If that happened to you, you have 30 days to file a Motion...Read more »
Your question remains open for three weeks, and at this point, if you haven't already, consult with a Texas attorney. This sounds more like a real property matter than one about securities or civil rights. At any rate, the category is not really important at this point. It appears to be...Read more »
Court appointed attorney never contacted defendant, only when COA came back as affirmed defendant was notified. This is a Sexual Assualt case of a minor. Where defendant received 50 years no DNA on 1 count of aggravated sexual assault and 3 counts of indecency.
I am sorry for your troubles. Yes he can proceed pro se. But it would be best to seek legal help from one of the legal agencies. I will post the websites for those that assist people on criminal cases.
Google "Thurgood Marshall School of Law Innocence Project" (TMSLIP)....Read more »
You just need to make sure your attorney is aware of the contents of any potential testimony the inmate can provide. If the attorney believes that testimony is essential to the case, the attorney will request that the inmate witness be brought to court to testify at trial. No sentence...Read more »
If you didn't get the appeal from your decision and order filed on time, you would have a very difficult time filing in district court. Also, if you lost at the administrative level (CCH), there are almost no attorneys that would be willing to take your case in district court since we have no...Read more »
They we are going to send you to this program in Beaumont for 3 months. They told me to turn myself in to the county but let me go home that day for 2 weeks but I would have to turn myself in to county on 6/3/19 and the time I sit in the county jail waiting for a bed to come open doesn't... Read more »
I am an associate dentist in Texas. I signed a do-not-compete with my previous office (a DSO) for 10 miles for 2 years after leaving (It has now been ~1/2 yr). I left due to the company trying to move me into another office (I did not agree to this per the contract) after working there ~1 year. The... Read more »
You have raised several important facts that may enable you to avoid the larger issue altogether. Hire a local lawyer in San Antonio and ask them to tell you if the way you were treated under the written employment agreement is bad enough to support a case of breach; if it is, have your lawyer try...Read more »
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