the stomach as I was closeing my door.didnt see who shot me,I had cameras on all 4 corners of my house recording,they repeatedly asked who did it I honestly said I don't know an in pain I screamed out i shot my self so paramedics would take me,they yelled... Read more »
The Declaration of Independence is an interesting historical document that explains why the colonists revolted against the rule of King George but it does not have the authority of law in the United States. In fact, between the time of the Declaration and our current Constitution a different...Read more »
A motion to compel discovery was properly filed by the defendant after the withdraw of the defendant’s first attorney and before the defendant’s second attorney accepted the case. It was ignored. Defendant has not been able to review any of discovery before entering into plea bargain. Defendant... Read more »
Simply filing a motion doesn't help and there is a decent chance the judge isn't even aware of it. You've got to serve it on the prosecution and ask the judge for a ruling on it. Unless it is trivial the judge would probably want you to set it for a hearing. If it is trivial then...Read more »
My husband refuses to let me take my dog with me because I am leaving him and he has 5 other dogs and no job. I have an American bully I have paid all his vet bills and am very close to this dog as so is the dog with me. Can I take my dog do I just need to call the police when I get my belongings... Read more »
no executor,,and heirs unclear. can a lawyer be executor? also have funeral plot, everything prepaid....but greenwood mt olivet is now saying that a nonmedical person would need to contact them when i die to initiate burial...or they said my body will be dumped into some bin for many weeks. this is... Read more »
You can complete an Appointment for Disposition of Remains saying who you want to handle your remains. You must sign it before a notary. The person you appoint must sign accepting the appointment. That person need not be a family member.
Regarding the (Texas Penal Code § 46.04. Unlawful Possession of Firearm)
While reading this law I noticed “ Texas’s firearm prohibition generally does not apply to people convicted of violent assaults against a current or former dating partner, unless the defendant has been married or... Read more »
The quoted text isn't the law. Rather, it is someone's interpretation of the law, and it is incomplete because the law also includes people who are parents of the same child regardless of marriage or dating history.
In addition to Texas law, you need to be 100% certain that you...Read more »
My so cruzs primary parent was his dad I have visitation rights nd all that I .I had bad issues with the law and depression. I have been maintaining well now for a long time.i moved to N.C. to have a better life i was going to fight for custody as soon as I had good time without trouble or drug use... Read more »
A Texas attorney could answer best, but your question remains open for two weeks. The short answer to your question is "yes." I know lawyers in the public sector who are exceptionally skillful advocates, bright, hardworking, and dedicated to their clients' interests. They would...Read more »
For payment of what? This kind of letter is necessarily very fact-specific. You'll want to be very business like, avoid opinions or characterization of the other party or their actions (or failure to act). State what they owe, what they debt is for, when you expect them to pay, give them a...Read more »
I was just getting off the bus and my connection bus was about 8 min from arrival. I wanted to buy some cigarettes and there was a CVS and Walgreens across the street. I couldn't remember which of the two stores stop selling tobacco so I went to the nearest one, CVS. Just as I was entering... Read more »
That sounds annoying but it does not seem like a crime. Perhaps if it happened multiple times it could be viewed as the offense of Stalking (Texas Penal Code Sec. 42.072), but I doubt any prosecutor would go after anyone for Stalking if the behavior was limited to public places where he had a...Read more »
There is a gated community at the end of my street. One day I went inside as my package was delivered to someone inside the gated community. I found a beautiful trail around lakes with waterfalls, and I began taking my dog in there for walks. I met another dog walker that gave me the code to get... Read more »
That dude sounds like a creep but legally he has a point. Just because a person invites you into their home or onto their property once doesn't mean you forever have a standing invitation to enter whenever you feel the urge.
I was arrested on my property for interference with public duties just because I was on my phone. I told the officer the person I was on the phone with was the person that called them to ensure of my safety. They asked me to get off the phone and I dropped my phone to the side. I was told a couple... Read more »
Are enhancements only supposed to be used during trial and not in the plea bargaining process or initial charges? My uncle had a case about 13 years ago and caught another last year that was enhanced (both evading in motor vehicle).
Anything can be used during plea bargaining, and I do mean anything. It's absolutely normal to bring up a defendant's past criminal record, even when it might not be admissible. I once saw a lawyer use the weather in plea bargaining- and it worked.
social media post supporting “all lives matter” & would like to discuss this to find if I have any options to fight this. I have been called a racist, bullied & harassed by members of the sorority. Thank you in advance.
Thanks for your question and I am sorry for the way you have been treated. You will need to find a lawyer that can help you with a civil rights claim as well as for a violation of your First Amendment rights (freedom of speech).
If your rights were violated by law enforcement it could be a...Read more »
He had 3 traffic violations and a failure to appear from 2013. In 2017 he got arrested and spent 3 weeks in jail. The magistrate at that time gave him time served for the 4 warrants out of Daisetta, Texas. He has recently went to jail, got his truck and a borrowed trailer impounded over 1 of the 4... Read more »
I am sorry for your troubles but I thank you for your question.
I'm not sure about the claim the magistrate did not have jurisdiction to give him "time served", or why you would be told that AFTER he already served the time. It is my opinion this is a claim that should be...Read more »
I work for a technology recruiting company in Texas. One of the Managing Partners discriminates against potential candidates based on national origin (Indian nationals, specifically, but I have also witnessed discrimination against African-Americans and people of Asian decent). I feel he is a... Read more »
You should report the discriminatory actions of your boss to the Human Resources Department in writing. The HR department should then do an investigation into your complaints. The company, including the Managing Partner, is prohibited from retaliating against you for complaining about and...Read more »
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