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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Texas on
Q: What does the term evidence supplemented mean on police reports and court documents mean?
Mr. Ashkan Mehryari
Mr. Ashkan Mehryari answered on Nov 4, 2019

It usually just means they added to the original report.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Consumer Law, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Texas on
Q: We need representation in regards to opt out fee being charged by the Texas PUC for the AMI electric meter

The Texas puc has informed us there is no local/state or federal requiring us to take a ami electric meter yet we have to pay a opt out fee AND 30.00 extra dollars a month on our electric bill PLUS they have been charging for ami meters on our bill and they have not "deployed" them yet. We are... Read more »

Kiele Linroth Pace
Kiele Linroth Pace answered on Oct 29, 2019

This is not a criminal law issue.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Federal Crimes for Texas on
Q: Looking 4 Tarrant co. attny 4 "bundled srvcs" 4 two claims 4 civil rights viol., false arr., IIED, trespass, theft

Also car was illegally/unlawfully towed from my private driveway. Need 2 request for a return of property hearing. unable to use efile due to glitches in pdf transfer files on tablet/mobile device. i need my car.

Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin answered on Oct 29, 2019

So, u nd to contct atty directly and individually by looking up Tarrant urself

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Texas on
Q: How can online scams decieve you by offering you money to take surveys or participate in playing video games for money.

Just to get you to release your private digital information to sale and make money off of you or cause you to unknowingly forfiet a civil right? Im speaking as a person under the ADA. And am unable to represent myself in these matters.

Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin answered on Oct 28, 2019

They are very convincing and people are very gullible.

Not a legal question

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights, Gov & Administrative Law and Landlord - Tenant for Texas on
Q: The search and arrestcwarrant given to me at the time of search does not have an address nor namevon it. Is it valid?

There was drugs found in the home. Does this mean it cannot be used as evidence if the warrant does not contain the address or a description of the residence to be searched?

Kiele Linroth Pace
Kiele Linroth Pace answered on Oct 26, 2019

Don't worry, if the defendant has a decent criminal defense attorney then the search warrant will be carefully examined for defects and the existence of warrant exceptions will be properly considered. I don't want to say more than that because this sounds like it could be a homework question. If... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights for Texas on
Q: My Boss passed a month ago, I have been working for him about 14 years. Hes daughter took over and now is asking me to

Asked me to meet with her To find out how I will be paying a loan off . Yet she mentioned to me that Since no record of it not worry about it and as far as my saving That that also Since no record off... But now she is asking me pay back and on a car that he bought me. What are my rights? Please... Read more »

Tammy Lyn Wincott
Tammy Lyn Wincott answered on Oct 25, 2019

I suggest you consult privately with an attorney to discuss the facts of the situation and not post anything on a public forum such as this.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Municipal Law for Texas on
Q: can personal possesions legally signed for and released from jail then 2-3 days later ask person to return as evidence

i picked up my fiancee personal possesions and signed for them an jail released them to me 2-3 days later investagator ask if i ring cell phone ack due to it was to e put in evidence locker but as not and released with personal possessions can that be done legally without telling me that i did not... Read more »

Kiele Linroth Pace
Kiele Linroth Pace answered on Oct 24, 2019

If the person has been in jail for 2 months then they almost certainly have a criminal defense attorney who you should be speaking with about this situation. The attorney will figure out what to do about the "chain of custody" problem that the property release may have created for the prosecution.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Texas on
Q: Do you have to testify against cops in a 1983 police misconduct if you're Life is endangered?

Is it hard for the federal government to protect a civilian from the state government?

Tammy Lyn Wincott
Tammy Lyn Wincott answered on Oct 18, 2019

If your life is in danger, perhaps it's not a good idea to go on public forums and ask these sort of questions; you might want to be a little more discreet.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Litigation and Civil Rights for Texas on
Q: What is the purpose of disposition hearing
Roy Lee Warren
Roy Lee Warren answered on Oct 17, 2019

Generally it is an opportunity for the state's lawyer and the defense lawyer to discuss resolving the case with a plea bargain agreement.

3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Civil Rights for Texas on
Q: How long can you be held in jail with no case

Had a family member go to the courthouse look up case number to see if there was any charges filed and the courthouse said they did not have anything as of October 15 and I have been in jail since September 27

Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin answered on Oct 17, 2019

What do you mean by no case?

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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Texas on
Q: (TX) If I cant be forced into a contract. And pursuant to section 19 of the Texas Constitution,

I cant be deprived of my rights or disfranchised in any way. Then how is it that I can be jailed/fined and have my property taken and be treated like a criminal for carrying a firearm (sidearm) with out a license?

The same thing can be said about any other license that isnt commercial.

Kiele Linroth Pace
Kiele Linroth Pace answered on Oct 11, 2019

Do you drive without a license? Hunt without a license? Have you been listening to someone who is practicing law without a license?

2 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets and Civil Rights for Texas on
Q: TX.. My husband was given a ticket for no divers license when he was walking out of his Uncle's house. Is this legal?

The Borger Police Department pulled up to my Husband as he was walking out of his Uncle's house. They gave him a ticket for no driver's license and searched the car with no probable cause. They then followed my son n law home when he went and got the car. This is ongoing harassment by Borger Police... Read more »

Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III answered on Oct 7, 2019

Contact the Texas Rangers (with the Department of Public Safety, not the baseball team) and the Attorney General's office if you believe your family is the subject of harassment by local police. Good luck.

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2 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: Is unofficial police arrest a freud.

The arresting officer was called to to the school by the principle that called the officers cell phone. The cell phone call is considered personal, and not an official police call. I was arrested and charged, and the case was used at jury trial as evidence for conviction in another case.... Read more »

Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III answered on Oct 3, 2019

The type of phone used to call police is immaterial to prosecution.

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1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Appeals / Appellate Law, Civil Rights and Securities Law for Texas on
Q: I own and paid for property that was sold under the previous owners name. Buyer wants to evict.What Proof is needed byme
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Sep 27, 2019

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 something... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Real Estate Law and Small Claims for Texas on
Q: My father passed . The house belongs to me. His wife, my stepmom refuses to leave.

Can she keep me from entering my home that I and my brother live in. My dad and step mom lived in my home for 7 years until dad passed a week ago. I have given stepmom 30 days to move instead of 3 days. She called police and police said I can't enter my home.

Tammy Lyn Wincott
Tammy Lyn Wincott answered on Sep 19, 2019

You’ll have to formally evict her.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: Are police reports public record for city employees to take home.

Long story short, I recently received a ticket for drug paraphernalia for weed. I live in a small town and my ex step mom is the judges clerk so when I called to make an appointment to talk to the judge about keeping it off my record, she’s the one who answered and made the appointment. I just... Read more »

Kiele Linroth Pace
Kiele Linroth Pace answered on Sep 6, 2019

It depends on your definition of Police Report. Many people use that term to refer to the officer's affidavit that explains why there is probable cause to support a warrant, a warrantless arrest, or the issuance of a citation. That sort of affidavit is a public record available to anyone.... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Estate Planning, Identity Theft and Small Claims for Texas on
Q: If I lived at a house for 5yrs and was kicked out by force with not being allowed to get my things from the house.

What course of action do I have to retrieve my things like titles birth certificates clothes tools beds art works wood works etc I live in texas I did pay rent and utilities no lease it was rent to own me n my parents split the cost of buying the house 1/3 each and when my dad died she took all our... Read more »

Terry Lynn Garrett
Terry Lynn Garrett answered on Sep 1, 2019

You do not state whether you were a renter with a lease, a renter without a lease or a guest or whether you were kicked out for nonpayment. Some leases allow the landlord to seize and sell your personal property if you do not pay rent.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Civil Rights for Texas on
Q: Four inmates beat my son in his sleep, and the guards were aware of what these inmates were doing to my son.
Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Aug 24, 2019

Contact the Texas Civil Liberties Union; ask for the Prison Litigation unit; ask them for the names of "cooperating attorneys " in the county where it happened.

2 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights for Texas on
Q: What is the procedure to file a civil case?
Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin answered on Aug 18, 2019

You write a complaint. Pay fee and file it. Get summonses issued and serve them

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1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law and Civil Rights for Texas on
Q: can I sell my mother house if the house was sign over to me and my sister live there

I want to sell my mother house but my sister live there. I have served her a eviction letter and she still want leave. She said I can’t sell the house but my mother sign the deed to the house over to me

Tammy Lyn Wincott
Tammy Lyn Wincott answered on Aug 16, 2019

Talk to your probate attorney.

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