If you know the name of the defendant you can find information related to the criminal case in the felony division of the District Clerk's office in the county that prosecuted the killer. Any transcripts are probably long gone unless the case was appealed and attorney who handled the appeal...Read more »
I am in the state of texas Houston, the children are now in foster care I want to have vistation with them, how do go about this. My daughters charges have been dropped from super aggraveted sexual assualt to child endangerment and indesinxey with a child, she is out on bail, but her husbands... Read more »
It depends on your contract with the bail bond company. You may have engaged their services for an issue related to criminal law or domestic violence, but this is a question of CONTRACTS which is CIVIL law, not criminal.
Boyfriend and I had an argument it became physical and my friend called police they made me write a statement and say I wanted to press charges... He sees judge in morning I want to recant but how do I do this?
Contact the District Attorney's office in the county where the case in question is pending and ask about filing an affidavit of non-prosecution. Clearing your warrant before you meet with the DA would be a good idea as well. Good luck.
I have a warrant they didn't take me as long as I made a statement and said I would press charges now I regret it and want my bf home he has court in the morning and they filed a 30 day no contact order what do I do?
You may make any statement you desire; what the State does in response to any such statement is another matter. You cannot force dismissal of criminal charges or removal of a protective order. Talking with an attorney would help. Good luck
Police can ask anyone anything they want anytime anywhere. What can be done with the information and whether it will be admissible as evidence in any court proceeding is another issue. Talk with your attorney.
I have been stalked/harassed for over 8 years. I moved to Texas to get away from my stalker who resides in Missouri. For years he has subjected me to numerous depositions in which he used those to gather personal information from me. He has now filed another subpoena from out of state to further... Read more »
Consult a Missouri attorney about the possibility that you can have the person classified as a "vexatious litigant" ... I think that's what it's called in Texas anyway... There is probably some equivilant under Missouri law to describe a person who abuses the courts so perhaps...Read more »
He is on probation in Texas for six years. I received a 2 year protective order. He violated his probation by failing 2 drug screens (cocaine) he was arrested on 7/21, then released on a PR bond he is trying to reconcile, but he is a long time drug user.
It means the state filed an update to their motion to revoke. Check the court file in the District Clerk's office if you want to read the actual document. Alternatively, you could contact the District Attorney's office and ask to speak to the attorney assigned to the case... it is...Read more »
my husband decided to beat me last night while intoxicated. Our oldest daughter heard everything and within minutes the cops were at our door. He went willingly and they had to take him. I spoke to officers and they asked me questions if he hit me if I was hurt to which I answered yes to. I said I... Read more »
You should hire a LOCAL criminal defense attorney, and especially one that focuses on defending cases involving Family Violence. Avoid the cheap high-volume attorneys that take a lot of cases. They are cheap because they don't spend much time on each case and that's not how you get the...Read more »
my mom found out back in 2019 that i was having sexual relations with a 19 year old when i was 16. she tried saying he had sexually assaulted me and i don’t know if she successfully got those charges pressed. considering he is not in jail i think she couldn’t since it was consensual. he is 3... Read more »
Yes, and also when you're 17 if the protective order was issued based on alleged sexual assault. On your 17th birthday, you became eligible to file an application with the court to rescind the protective order per Article 7A.07(b)(1) of the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure. After January 1,...Read more »
They don't put much effort into "witness protection" besides initially giving the alleged victim the information required by law and then later having the "victim services" counselors reach out in an attempt to convince you to help the prosecution... to this end (and...Read more »
Recent abuse ended up in a ride in an ambulance with broken back, marks on neck from choking, eyes swollen shut, severe facial bruising, etc. Police took pictures but he has manipulated her mind and she can't mentally escape his grasp. It is sad because the only thing that stopped him from... Read more »
Prosecutors win murder cases without the testimony of the alleged victim. So yes, Yes, the state can (and often does) pursue a conviction for domestic assault without the help of the alleged victim. Here in Austin, county prosecutors will seek a Family Violence conviction even when the alleged...Read more »
No, the order does not restrict the actions of the protected party. However, if you wish to deviate from the order in the future it would be wise to seek a modification so that your husband won't be in violation. It is the judge's order, not yours, so you don't have any authority...Read more »
When it’s convenient to do so then get mad at that person then reinstate the restraining order so that person’s probation is revoked repeatedly. It’s like the person is using the law and the persons arrests to their advantage when they are angry
The criminal justice system is generally slow. Exceptions were created to act quickly and with less proof in protective orders related to domestic violence. These cases are seen as more dangerous because a large number of murders involve intimate partners and in domestic violence situations, the...Read more »
We were intoxicated and got into a fight o didn’t say in the report I hit him but I started it and I want the charges dropped. He choked me that night and left me marks. Cops took pictures. Any way I can t try to drop it.
If your truthful testimony would be that you committed assault against the defendant, then you have a 5th Amendment privilege against self-incrimination. The prosecutor can get around this by giving you immunity from prosecution but you should hire your own criminal defense attorney before...Read more »
He left the house and when he came back the sheriff was here still. The sheriff said that it was mandatory to arrest him. I can't remember the name of the charge and I can't find it online anywhere. Why was the arrest mandatory if I wasn't sure if I'm going to press charges yet.... Read more »
The arrest mandate may have been department policy. The law* says a peace officer MAY make an arrest without a warrant when he has probable cause to believe an offense involving family violence has occurred. However, it is quite common for law enforcement agencies to have a policy requiring that...Read more »
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