I am a victim of domestic violence. I accidentally sent in the wrong photos for evidence to the district attorney. The photos were from a whole different assault. I plan on calling DA to inform. Will I get in trouble for sending in wrong photos by accident?
You will not get in trouble for sending in the wrong evidence so long as you promptly notify the DA of your simple and wholly innocent mistake. The only way you'd ever get in trouble over this is if the DA believes you sent in the wrong evidence on purpose and are only trying to withdraw the...Read more »
Sorry, not nearly enough information to begin to try to answer your question. That said, there are some counties in Texas that use the bond system to punish accused persons, a practice that is wholly illegal. Or maybe your inmate deserves bonds a war criminal might expect.
Texas convictions can't be expunged unless they are overturned on appeal or pardoned by the Governor of Texas. If your case was in Arkansas then remove this question and re-post it with your location set to Arkansas... even if you are currently in Texas the legal work must be done in Arkansas.
I'm not sure where you are in Texas, but, in general, pretrial diversion, when the person qualifies and it's offered and you're in the program, is a gift that can be taken away for the slightest infraction or perceived infraction (from the viewpoint of the program leader). It's...Read more »
Drug paraphernalia" means equipment, a product, or material that is used or intended for use in planting, propagating, cultivating, growing, harvesting, manufacturing, compounding, converting, producing, processing, preparing,...Read more »
The location on this question is marked "Bixby, Oklahoma" but it is appearing in the forum for attorneys in Texas. If this event did not occur in Texas then please re-post your question in the Oklahoma forum.
The question is marked Criminal Law as well as Personal Injury and...Read more »
Legal how? Do you mean in the issuance or in the execution? Did you actually READ Article 18.02 or is this something you copied from another prisoner? The reason I ask is that this section is about the GROUND for issuance and it doesn't really address any question about the date... and your...Read more »
It doesn't matter which state you are in because federal law prohibits felons from being in possession of a firearm or ammunition... it is even a violation of federal law to GIVE a felony a firearm or ammunition. If you were in prison for a state crime, the state where you were convicted...Read more »
An affidavit of nonprosecution expresses the alleged victim's WISH that the case be dismissed but the alleged victim does not have the standing to actually require a dismissal. The prosecuting attorney has the duty and responsibility to decide whether seeking a conviction ANYWAY would be in...Read more »
Picked up on a traffic stop miniscule amount found barely enough to test was in jail 20 hours on a weekday have to do Bond supervision everyday call in to see if I have to pay to go drug test plus pay a monthly fee to the county never having seen a judge ever never been in trouble for business... Read more »
It sounds like you made a bond prior to your initial appearance. The first hearing that is normally held is called an Article 15.17 hearing and a county has 48 hours to complete this hearing. If you bonded out prior to the hearing the police may have not delivered your case to the district...Read more »
Make a request under Article 39.14 of the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure that the District Attorney's office disclose any disciplinary records of officers that they intend to call as witnesses in the case. If you are working on the case pro se (meaning acting as your own lawyer) you should...Read more »
I was recently stopped for an expired registration which if I'm correct right now is not even stoppable offense due to covid-19 and subsequently pulled out and surendered marijuana from my person to the officer he then without saying anything else to be watching his car got gloves one over to... Read more »
You're best legal challenge would be the reason for the initial detention. In Texas a police officer has to have reasonable suspicion that a traffic violation has occurred to pull over a vehicle. If the only reason the officer had to pull you over was the expired registration sticker it may...Read more »
It means that in the trial of your case which you are facing in Court, the prosecutors intend to use other past convictions or instances of bad conduct either in the punishment phase of your trial (if you are convicted) or in the guilt/innocence phase of your trial to show intent, motive,...Read more »
Probably not, because of the statute of limitations. Moder law allows child abusers to be charged at ANY time, but it wasn't always that way. And once a defendant becomes protected by limitations, later changes to the law can't remove that protection.
There were opposing cases, one case where I was a crime victim and as revenge for filing the charge, the defendant claimed I stole property from them. The case docs where I was the victim, werwre all signed by ADA with correct name (same as state bar has) But the same prosecutor filed the... Read more »
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