Depends if he was convicted, and on what crime he was convicted. There are many levels of DV. Also, the officer might want to know what happened. You say the case was dismissed from the court, so it depends on what you mean by this. If the person was never actually convicted, then this wouldn't...Read more »
What was the disposition of the case? The firearm is evidence so you won't get it back until the case is finalized. There is also a strong possibility that if you enter into a plea bargain or if you are found guilty at trial, you will have to forfeit the weapon. Talk with your attorney. Good...Read more »
Juvenile center. They released me a month later and now I’m in release orders until my next court date saying I have to stay with my friends mom (who they released me to) I was wondering if legally they can do that since I’m 18??
You can get a certificated copy of your order and call the police and make a report. The could bring charges, but many times in Texas will not. You can take a copy of the order to the other parents house, call the police and demand turnover. If the child looks like she is over 18 and speaks...Read more »
This is very serious and you need to contact a local attorney immediately. However, this is not likely a civil matter. If the authorities get a hold of the video there are a number of crimes that can be charged. If the video portrays any genitalia the video is child pornography. Any adult who...Read more »
It's been almost 4 months since I hired him, I was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. I was released on a bond and been under partial house arrest since then. I want to know if my lawyer is working on my case. How do I find out?
Call him/her. Good lawyers will freely talk to their clients and show you what they have done. All lawyers must communicate with their client. If the lawyer won't get back with you then you should hire another lawyer and look at remedies with the State Bar.
Time spent in custody awaiting transfer to a rehab facility as a condition of probation does not count as credit toward any jail sentence; it is considered a condition of probation as well. There is no way to know exactly when she will be transferred.
In public, unknown people approach me closer than 2 meters and wearing no mask. They smile as they speak. I am fearful. They are obviously disobedient and uncaring. I ask them to stop; but, they only withdraw laughing - after they break all the rules concerning my health and safety. Sometimes they... Read more »
I have a hearing to revoke my probation on April 2nd, but would like to postpone for 6-12 weeks, To see how the situation develops in Texas. My mother is diabetic and over 55 with no family in the states. I mainly want to be around in case the situation gets worse and she has no one to go shopping... Read more »
I was arrested for driving while license invalid. Once I got to jail i was charged with pos less than 1g an charged with pos of cs in correctional facility, its the same charge by charged as 2 separate offenses. Will one of them be dropped wouldn't that be considered double jepordy?
There are a lot of factors...some examples, are the amount of drugs, the amount of cash in your possession, if you had anything that indicates that you would be selling like individual bags or scales. Nevertheless, you are presumed to be innocent. Try to hire the criminal defense lawyer you feel...Read more »
required by law to ID and submit to a search of their person?
I was arrested for not IDing as passenger in vehicle involved in traffic stop for allegedly rolling through a stop sign. City cops followed us into county limits before initiating stop. Cops called k9 in from neighboring city,... Read more »
Sec. 38.02. FAILURE TO IDENTIFY. (a) A person commits an offense if he intentionally refuses to give his name, residence address, or date of birth to a peace officer who has lawfully arrested the person and requested the information.
I informed them the court that I wasn't taking a plea when I'm not guilty of the charges . They proceeded with a pretrial after I mentioned wanting the attorney I'm going to hire to be present for pretrial but the judge proceeded anyway . He also refused to take my dismissal of the court appointed... Read more »
The judge has wide discretion over the docket and may be concerned that you are changing attorneys simply as a delay tactic. One of the risks of changing attorneys so close to the trial date is the new attorney might not have enough time to be as prepared as she would normally want to be....Read more »
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