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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Adoption, Civil Rights and Gov & Administrative Law for Texas on
Q: where is the policy for bringing up another lawsuit after one is dismissed

i was thinking it takes a year for family or civil

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Mar 28, 2020

A Texas attorney is best qualified to answer this question, but you await an answer for three weeks. As a GENERAL premise, if a matter is dismissed on the merits (for something substantive - not something technical such as "this is the wrong court, you must bring your action in a different venue"),... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Banking, Civil Litigation, Bankruptcy and Civil Rights for Texas on
Q: If you paid off your account and the lawyer put a lien on my bank account. I have summited the paperwork already to him.

My wife payed of the account with another lawyer firm but this lawyer never did the research and froze my bank account how long will it take for him to release my bank account and give us our money back. Also can I file a suite against him

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Mar 21, 2020

If you owed no money on the debt at the time the bank account was seized, you may have a claim for wrongful execution against the lawyer.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury and Civil Rights for Texas on
Q: i was wrongfully detained and treated. like a common criminal and owe the city $600 for trying to report attack. 4 suspe
Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III answered on Mar 21, 2020

I am not sure of your exact question. Were you charged with a criminal offense?

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Personal Injury and Civil Rights for Texas on
Q: Does a person mentally disabled have different statue of limitations when suing a company for deformities/injuries

Does a mental disability lengthen the statue of limitations in a lawsuit when the plaintiff is disabled

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Mar 10, 2020

A Texas attorney is qualified to answer your question, as statutes of limitations are generally governed by state law. However, your post remains open for two weeks. Until you are able to arrange a consult with a Texas attorney, keep in mind that as a general matter, statutes of limitations can be... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets, Civil Rights and Municipal Law for Texas on
Q: Do they have the right to keep a warrent on me when they've turned me over to privat collection agency.
Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III answered on Mar 5, 2020

I am not sure of you exact question, but a warrant can be outstanding for your arrest while collections efforts are made to collect fines and costs. Calling a lawyer may help. Good luck.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Civil Rights for Texas on
Q: we would like to talk to a civil rights attorney about our love one's right to a speedy trial being violated

He was arrested Nov. 2016, and his attorney at that time filed a motion for a speedy trial in Feb. 2017 once the defendant bonded out. That attorney

died and the judge never ruled on it. we believe this is a violation of his 6th amendment and may have caused the outcome of the case to go in... Read more »

Deandra M Grant
Deandra M Grant answered on Mar 4, 2020

Depending on when he received the 75 years you either want to speak to a criminal appellate attorney or a post conviction habeas attorney - not a "civil rights" attorney. Which county? How long ago?

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1 Answer | Asked in Internet Law, Libel & Slander, Criminal Law and Civil Rights for Texas on
Q: Is it legal to post on social media for someone to cause bodily harm to another person?

" Do the world a favor and die already..." Your mother is a drunk whore"..... " Pull their nails out, I'll pay good money...." Use for shark bait, then post a casket with the caption- "Coming Soon" constant degradation, and then I'm just going to say it, "Sharks aren't eating enough people..."is... Read more »

Kiele Linroth Pace
Kiele Linroth Pace answered on Feb 23, 2020

You should probably block and "unfriend" any person who posts that type of garbage. Depending on the exact details, it could be nothing or It could be the misdemeanor crime of Harassment if it happens once or it could be the felony crime of Stalking if it happens on multiple occasions.... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Civil Rights for Texas on
Q: hello I have a problem with my friend whoes husband harass her sayinh that he will make some kind of case against her

actually she is from Pakistan and she has a Green Card and her husband is very much mentally tourchering her and her husbands brother and ex wife and his son also

Sharita Blacknall
Sharita Blacknall answered on Feb 22, 2020

First of all she should do whatever she needs to keep her self safe.

If she wants to get a divorce she should retain an attorney.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, DUI / DWI and Civil Rights for Texas on
Q: I am disabled in probation with an officer who don't specialize with people with needs and on SSI what can I do?

Thanks

Kiele Linroth Pace
Kiele Linroth Pace answered on Feb 21, 2020

It's not fair to say your attorney did nothing since you are on probation when you could be doing hard time in the state penitentiary after being charged with FELONY DWI and entering a plea of Guilty, or No Contest which is the same as Guilty. If the probation officer told you to pay what you can... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights, Education Law and Juvenile Law for Texas on
Q: Is Texas a one party consent law for recorded phone conversations? Is this admissible in court?

I need a lawyer for juvenile son with disability. He has been the victim of malicious prosecution

No summons to appear

Detained 17 days proper protocol not followed for suicide watch

Denied medication

“Sentenced” without lawyer

Received “deferred... Read more »

Kiele Linroth Pace
Kiele Linroth Pace answered on Feb 10, 2020

For the purposes of adult criminal law, introducing the recordings will require a witness who is acquainted with the voice of the speakers and can identify them. The witness should be able to establish who made the recording, how it was made, that it is a fair and accurate representation of what... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Civil Rights for Texas on
Q: arrested with DWI 3rd but brought evidence that DWI 2nd was dismissed DWI 3rd dismissed

resisting charge was from same arrest and going to jury trail no option was given for speedy trial excessive force of officer and never shown warrant for blood and only pulled my own arm away could it get dismissed and I could ask permission to sue

Robert Sterling Guest
Robert Sterling Guest answered on Feb 3, 2020

If you are set for a jury trial you need to have a criminal defense lawyer representing you. Could you get the resisting dismissed? You need a lawyer to see how likely that is. Most prosecutors are reluctant to dismiss resisting cases, but I'm not sure which court this is in. Can you ask for... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Civil Rights for Texas on
Q: arrested with DWI 3rd but brought evidence that DWI 2nd was dismissed DWI 3rd dismissed

resisting charge was from same arrest and going to jury trail no option was given for speedy trial excessive force of officer and never shown warrant for blood and only pulled my own arm away could it get dismissed and I could ask permission to sue

Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III answered on Feb 3, 2020

You need to sit down with your lawyer; you have stated several separate issues that need individual attention. Good luck.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Civil Rights for Texas on
Q: I need advice

My feoncé just got into trouble for burglary of a habit and I was not involved when I found out the stuff was stolen the cops were already notified that the stuff is stolen and he put it at a mutual friend house the detective wants me to get it to him would I get into trouble

Kiele Linroth Pace
Kiele Linroth Pace answered on Jan 31, 2020

The best way to minimize the chances that you will get into trouble is to hire a local criminal defense attorney to manage and handle your communications with law enforcement.

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3 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Texas on
Q: Can I refuse a search of my backpack if someone calls the police on me because they thought I was suspicious?

I was walking with a friend late at night and someone saw me and him and called the cops and they stopped me and questioned me about my bag and wanted to search it and it was 1 am and I told them no and they said usually people let us look if they aren’t hiding something but I wasn’t but I just... Read more »

Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III answered on Jan 24, 2020

You have the right to refuse a request to search anytime, anywhere. After any such refusal, law enforcement would have to make the determination if circumstances justified a warrant less search, or if enough evidence existed to obtain a warrant for said search.

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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Civil Rights, Communications Law and Environmental for Texas on
Q: my daughter is 13 and has 20 hours of community service she only did 10 because she ran out of space on the sheet whats
Tammy Lyn Wincott
Tammy Lyn Wincott answered on Jan 22, 2020

Please complete your question. Your daughter can make copies or ask for another sheet.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Traffic Tickets, Civil Rights and Federal Crimes for Texas on
Q: Looking to get a public defender or lawyer not sure what to do next?

Possession of ampthetampine and a firearm . Pistol was legal and in my vehicle passenger was arrested with the drugs also never told them they could search to begin with . They ran my pistol an when it came back clean he said I’ll go put this back for you and proceeded to search car then persons.

Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III answered on Jan 18, 2020

If you cannot afford an attorney, you can request the Court appoint an attorney to represent you. If you believe you can retain a lawyer, start calling attorneys in your area. Good luck.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Litigation and Civil Rights for Texas on
Q: Who was Mr Joseph Beans attorney in this case?
Kiele Linroth Pace
Kiele Linroth Pace answered on Jan 17, 2020

1. Figure out which county the case was filed in.

2. Figure out which Clerk's office has the record.

3. Contact the Clerk's office and ask to examine the physical file.

4. Find a motion or other document filed by Mr. Joseph or his attorney.

5. Find the signature...
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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes, Civil Rights and Cannabis & Marijuana Law for Texas on
Q: Can you be put under arrest for no insurance in a regular traffic stop?

I got stopped cop says he smells marijuana and I deny and deny he ask to search vehicle I don’t give consent, he then comes and tells me I have no insurance on vehicle then says I don’t care about the insurance man just tell me how much bud you have in here.. I say there’s no bud I don’t... Read more »

Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III answered on Jan 16, 2020

Yes, you can be arrested for no insurance on a traffic stop. I don't know the totality of the state's evidence, but if you don't trust your attorney, go hire another one. Good luck.

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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Civil Rights for Texas on
Q: Can my sons step mom get into trouble for putting her name on my sons obituary and death certificate?
Tammy Lyn Wincott
Tammy Lyn Wincott answered on Jan 13, 2020

It may be too late to change the obituary; however, if you feel the death certificate was done in error then you may seek to have it amended. Contact the department of vital statistics to find out what the proper procedure is.

2 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: Can a minors information be mad public by the police station, in Texas?

Does a police station have to release Information on a minor to a legal guardian?

Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III answered on Jan 10, 2020

It depends on the information. Is the minor charged with delinquent conduct? Is an investigation pending?

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