With regard to Criminal Law, you being there is not Criminal Trespass, regardless of your status on the lease, as long as you have lived there long enough to be considered a "resident." Is your toothbrush there? Is your mail delivered to that address?
Example: self-defense (TPC 9.31). If the trier of fact believes to the necessary standard that your actions were necessary to defend yourself from harm, are those actions no longer a criminal act, or is the action still a crime, for which the defense simply precludes prosecution?
After the UA, I was ordered to enroll in a program I'd have to attend twice weekly, in addition to 2 NA meetings/wk. I was able to find a nearby NA group, which I've been attending. But the other program is 25 miles away from me, I no longer drive b/c of my illness, & the nearest bus-stop is 9... Read more »
You are clearly willing to work on your drug issue. It appears you are a Probation officer's most challenging case: a probationer in need of help who is trying to get the help, who cannot because of money! You can tell your PO that "back sliding" is the most prevalent issue facing people who are...Read more »
My brother has been being blasted on Facebook and around the streets for breaking in cars he does it a lot they finally got enough calls and got a warrant for him. They came two times to the house looking for him and interacted with me and let me go. The last time they came they got him and... Read more »
My guess would be that if your brother was breaking into vehicles and stealing things out of those vehicles and leaving them in your house that the "theft" you are charged with is associated with something he stole. Theft of property can be proven by "receiving stolen property". Make bond on the...Read more »
He is in federal prison right now and doesn’t have a lawyer and doesn’t know whether he will continue I’d probation he was on before he went to prison or if they will throw him in jail again for more time. He doesn’t know whether it will be 2-10 years or 2-20 because it was a sexual assault charge
He will finish his federal sentence. Then he will be sent via detainer to Texas, where he will sit in jail pending trial. His probation will be revoked, and depending on what type of probation he was on, if deferred then he can serve up to the maximum for the crime he committed. Sexual Assault is...Read more »
A 17 year old is considered an adult for criminal law purposes, so parents do not need to be notified about any proceeding regarding such an individual. You will have to have an attorney discover what is going on in his specific case. Good luck.
Yes, you can represent yourself in your criminal case if you choose to do so. The Judge will to admonish you about any potential pitfalls, but once that is done you can proceed pro se. Talking with an attorney, however, might help. Good luck.
Do an internet search on "Texas criminal appeal timeline" to get a quick answer. If you still have questions after that call an appellate attorney, but do it quickly because the timelines are aggressive and you can easily miss your chance.
One of my family members has admitted to me, twice, that he has murdered people while he was in some type of gang. I will not get into details because they are graphic, but he told me not to tell about it. BTW, he has not been arrested for these crimes, but he has for drugs.
Perhaps, if law enforcement believes there is Probable Cause to believe he committed the offense. There are no limitations periods for Murder and Manslaughter so his prosecution would not be barred by the passage of time.
I work at a non profit organisation and there is a volunteer who did community service at my workplace and he had to complete 60 hours as per the court and after the first three or four times he came in he lost his sheet which had a record of his previous hours but i still gave him his hours but i... Read more »
You can get arrested and charged for stabbing the Tooth Fairy but whether or not the prosecutor can prove those facts beyond a reasonable doubt is another matter! It is unlikely you will get into trouble if it was only this one time for this one volunteer. If you DO get into trouble a good...Read more »
I am sorry to be the bearer of bad news but once the case has been filed the SOL is tolled (stopped). You may have other arguments though such as violation of right to speedy trial but if your not in jail that's a difficult argument.
Was clean for over. 8yrs in CA,house burnt down and moved here with children's dad bf of 8yrs .he is disabled bought home with his work comp settlement in 2017.he ownes,I'm not on home title. Judge denied attorney said I own it too cause of common law.so I'm not indagent. Been denied loans applied... Read more »
It may take a while for the lab results to be returned on the substance in question. Normally, the DA will wait for such results to be returned before presenting the case to the Grand Jury for indictment. In the meantime, start calling lawyers. Good luck.
Court appointed attorney filed appeal and COA, affirmed it. Defendant filed a Motion for extension of time to file petition for discretionary review, but was denied. He also filed a motion asking the District court for more time in filing 1107 as he is doing it as prose. So question: Does the... Read more »
I admitted to the officer that I hit my wife in the altercation her and I had, so the Officer said to me that someone has to go to jail and I said it's going to be me (the husband) that's going into jail because I admitted to hit my wife but the officer took my wife to jail instead when it should... Read more »
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