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 »
He has motion to revoke parole & misdemeanor its non violent crime. Is there any motion or legal document I can help my husband with? What can I do to get the parole hold off him?? During this covid virus could that help him in his case 8th amendment??
Hire an attorney who focuses on parole work AND a criminal defense attorney for the trespassing case. Parole work is very different because it follows different rules so having one attorney who does both is not ideal. As they say, the jack of all trades is the master of none.
If a person is arrested in one county for a warrant in a different county, is law enforcement required to take them to the county jail of their jurisdiction? For instance, if a person has a warrant in Liberty County but is arrested in Montgomery County by an officer who works in Montgomery County,... Read more »
You really haven't given me enough info to answer the question. What drug did the dog smell? If it was marihuana (that's the way we spell it in Texas Penal Code), believe me, the dog didn't need the door to be cracked to smell it. I can smell it with the doors closed, as strong as...Read more »
A Texas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. As a GENERAL matter, it could be conflict, maybe not be the readily apparent type where an attorney could not simultaneously represent two parties of opposed interests in the same transaction (such as both sides in a...Read more »
You have not said how young your daughter is. However, it is likely that Texas will recognize another State's recognition of a marriage under the Full Faith and Credit Clause under Article IV, Section 1 of the United States Constitution.
I went into the convenient store and they said I needed a mask. I pulled my shirt up over my face and they said no, it had to be a mask. Then he said I'll sell you a mask while I'm not wearing a mask, but that he wouldn't sell me cigarettes unless I had a mask
A Texas attorney could advise best, as state law issues could apply. But your post remains open for three weeks. It seems like it would be difficult to successfully bring such a case because of the compelling need to protect public health. But you could check with another attorney for their opinion...Read more »
I have to have a mammogram and the imaging center is asking people to wait in their car to be called to come inside. I feel that is ridiculous and Texas Health has that policy. If I can't get them to stop that practice I will have to change my whole health care provider. Can I sue them over... Read more »
A Texas attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for two weeks. Many facilities are taking similar measures in these difficult times. They may not be explicitly telling people to wait in their cars, but they take in only limited numbers of the public into doctor waiting rooms, post...Read more »
12.44 (b) it was reduced to a class A misdemeanor. But when I look at my records and charges it shows felony disposed instead of misdemeanor. Is this right? Should it really say felony disposed or misdemeanor? Please help.
The record is correct. When a prosecutor decides to reduce a felony charge to a misdemeanor under Artie 12.44 (b) of the Code of Criminal Procedure, the record will reflect the original felony charge but the final disposition will show the case was reduced to a misdemeanor. Talk with an attorney...Read more »
They need a warrant if they do not have probable cause to search. The police can search a car without a warrant if they develop probable cause to believe that a search will yield illegal contraband. For example, if police smell marijuana in a car, they have probable cause to search it and can do...Read more »
In reference to Texas Penal Code 46.03(a)(1). With pubic schools utilizing "homeschooling" due to COVID-19, would your home be considered a "building" and are there any activities (e.g. video conference with teachers and fellow students, daily instruction for a 1st grader,... Read more »
Ha ha, NO! What about homework? I don't mean to imply that an aggressive cop won't make an arrest. Cops do stupid things all the time. But any decent prosecutor should refuse that sort of case and, if they didn't, any decent criminal defense attorney would probably destroy it....Read more »
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