This judge has "stayed" my case against 4 Defendants, because one filed for bankruptcy. Basically all 4 defendants are benefiting from bankruptcy, when only one filed for it.
answered on Mar 16, 2023
The fact that a judge has stayed your case due to a bankruptcy filing is not grounds for disqualification or recusal.
If you believe the stay is improper, you can file a petition for writ of mandamus with the court of appeals.
You can also file a motion to lift the stay in the... Read more »
My son was arrested for a crime but while in custody waiting for the trial the case numbers were changed
answered on Mar 11, 2023
Case numbers can be changed for various reasons, such as administrative errors or if the case is transferred to a different court. However, changing a case number after an arrest and while waiting for trial is unusual and may indicate that there have been significant changes to the case, such as a... Read more »
answered on Mar 2, 2023
Since Texas is a one-party consent state, record every conversation you have with every representative of each party. Keep the entirety of each recording and turn all of the entire recordings over to your attorney.
Do not sign anything unless it has been reviewed and approved by your... Read more »
And the test results it shows that the cut off level for that particular test was 300 for methamphetamine, causing me to yield a positive result. I have taken about seven hair follicle tests, and every other test has a 500 cut off for meth
answered on Feb 26, 2023
No, CPS does not have the regulatory authority to change drug test cutoff levels.
But be aware that cutoff levels are often different for screening vs confirmation testing, with confirmation cutoff levels being lower due to the greater precision of the tests
I claimed him on my taxes or may have filed jointly back in 2017. We have never been married. Last year I was supposed to get 8913 back and irs took all of it. They said that he owed a debt from 2017, the only year I ever claimed him. This year they took 6271 because my last year taxes didn’t... Read more »
answered on Feb 18, 2023
You can’t file jointly if you were never married.
Because you filed jointly, the IRS likely believes you are married pursuant to common law in Texas.
Ordinarily, the IRS cannot retain one taxpayer’s tax refund to offset the debt of another taxpayer.
I was stopped by an unmarked truck by a detective who wanted nothing more than to search my vehicle. He said he pulled me over because of an expired registration but, Governor Abbott said we did not have to renew registration until Covid state of emergency was no longer in effect. Is this a legal... Read more »
answered on Jan 27, 2023
The emergency excusing vehicle registration renewal in Texas ended April 14, 2021. If the stop occurred prior to that date, it was illegal and you should be able to get the offense dismissed.
It may help if you bring your current post-April 14 registration to demonstrate that you complied... Read more »
In April of 2020 I bought 2 preowned vehicles both combined equaling to 12 thousand dollars. When I bought them and I was with my ex and do to insurance reasons and my poor driving record he convinced me to put the cars in his name so it would be cheaper to put insurance on the car. After 3 months... Read more »
answered on Jan 21, 2023
Yes, you can.
It will help your case if you have documentary evidence of your factual allegations including documentation that you paid for the cars and any text or SMS messages from your boyfriend contemporary to the time you bought the cars.
Be prepared for threats to report you... Read more »
answered on Jan 17, 2023
The answer to your question would require a look at the ordinances and the language defining the extra-territorial jurisdictions. Usually, all are enforceable.
*Mispelt road sorry*
I'm pretty sure the dip was caused by water somehow, because over time a fairly straight street turned into it. Every time it rains there is basically a small pond at the end of my driveway. We've contacted the city numerous times about it, but the last time... Read more »
answered on Dec 11, 2022
A Texas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. There wouldn't be an injury case for almost slipping. The standard is one of actual damages. If it's an engineering-type problem involving inadequacies in municipal storm drainage infrastructure, you could... Read more »
Rumor in Austin service industry is we can't marry liquor bottles because something about a less than 1oz rule but that's in the "sealed containers"section... What's the definition of sealed/unsealed? If at time of service then liquor bottles are "unsealed" so marrying is ok, yeah?
answered on Dec 10, 2022
Marrying liquor bottles is illegal in Texas, all 50 US states, and most other countries.
It is a health risk, fraud risk, tax law violation, and can lead to trademark infringement.
Not only is it illegal, it is unethical.
answered on Dec 7, 2022
Some people maintain residences in different states.
I am a security guard hired to do security for a neighborhood but I don’t know what are the do’s and don’t.
answered on Dec 3, 2022
The Texas Department of Public Safety regulates and licenses the private security industry in Texas. To become a licensed security guard in the state of Texas, you must first complete the Level II Training Course and Test. All commissioned and non-commissioned (armed and unarmed) security officers... Read more »
Can they tow cars, or ask people not to smoke weed in a public park?
answered on Dec 2, 2022
Security guards cannot tow vehicles. Only licensed towing companies can lawfully tow vehicles.
Anyone can ask someone not to smoke weed in a public park, including security guards.
Finance co said no to him
I told him I would take the car back he won’t give it to me, the police said it was a civil matter what do i do. It’s still in my name I’m afraid he will wreck it.
answered on Sep 28, 2022
She should complete the Texas Motor Vehicle Transfer form located at: https://www.txdmv.gov/sites/default/files/form_files/VTR-346.pdf
and submit it to the Texas DMV.
You mention a " finance co." Obviously, if your granddaughter still owes money to a finance company based... Read more »
I'm a 59 year old that lost his job this year and my unemployment has run out, and I don't have any savings to live off of. I'm looking at being homeless unless I can find work or money.
I also have disbilities, so I have to work from home, so it's even more difficult... Read more »
answered on Sep 26, 2022
A Texas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for four weeks. I'm sorry for your difficult position. There are online resources for finding grants, but it might be quicker to try to find assistance through public agencies. Grants sometimes carry conditions related to... Read more »
When I was 15 my dad got me a TX state ID and somehow changed my birth year to say I was 16 so I could work. The birth year then followed on to my Drivers License. I am now about to turn 47 and I have never fixed this issue due to fear of my dad getting in trouble. He has now past and I want to... Read more »
answered on Jul 24, 2022
I think your best move is to renew your license in-person,with your birth certificate. Just tell the clerk there seems to be an error on your license. Say nothing else. If you start to tell the government that you were aware of the error and participated in it's production and use, you will be... Read more »
The court ordered you to pay $2000 almost 2 years ago. According to the rules of civil procedure if you don’t pay within 10 days of when you were ordered the court can strike your pleadings. You have paid a total of $50 leaving an outstanding deposit balance of $1950. If that... Read more »
answered on Jun 26, 2022
I doubt the court will strike your pleadings but you need to pay or settle the case,
answered on Mar 23, 2022
If he's still in jail it means he hasn't posted bond. If the bond is too high, you could ask his attorney if there is any chance to get it lowered. However, it is also possible that his attorney won't talk to you since you are not technically the client... your husband is. Most... Read more »
answered on Mar 22, 2022
I suspect that, for the purposes of a crime like falsifying a government record, the party executive committing is more akin to a private club than a government body. I haven't researched that but that would be my guess.
My son’s grandma (not my mom) was recently arrested for “forgery of a financial instrument >2500<30k, ENH IAT.” It was some sort of government document but I can’t see what exactly it was. It’s listed as a third degree felony on her arraignment public record. She has 5 prior... Read more »
answered on Dec 20, 2021
Your son's grandma should hire a criminal defense attorney to review her case to determine the best possible outcome as she could be enhanced, meaning given a heavier sentence, if she is a repeat or habitual offender (two prior TDC trips). Under the scenario you provided, it is possible for... Read more »
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