August of last year I was in a major car accident in front of a police officer and the carless driver was given a citation while I was taken to the ER. I went to a lawyers office and met with the receptionist who took my statement and got started with therapy right away around December we heard... Read more »
They we are going to send you to this program in Beaumont for 3 months. They told me to turn myself in to the county but let me go home that day for 2 weeks but I would have to turn myself in to county on 6/3/19 and the time I sit in the county jail waiting for a bed to come open doesn't count.... Read more »
My attorney said we had this divorce won he said I would have the house and car. He said we would be divorced in December but he didn’t get something to the judge in time. My ex was able to file an answer long after the time he was supposed to. Now he has hired an attorney. He if fighting me for... Read more »
Re-read over the contract and fee agreement between yourself and your attorney. Fees, expectations, and so forth should be addressed in there. That said, your attorney has an obligation to keep you informed as to the progression of your case. However, if you feel that your attorney is not acting in...Read more »
Was it just a friendly referral? If the attorney compensates the bondsman for the referral it might be the crime of "Barratry and Solicitation of Professional Employment" see Penal Code 38.12. If that happened then the client can void the contract with the attorney and file a lawsuit to recover...Read more »
If a person is convicted of a sexually-oriented crime then that person is required under Chapter 62 to register as a sex offender. However, without more information here I can’t make determination as to the length of time you were required to remain registered. Further, their are options...Read more »
Changed structure removed load barring walls, 30 thousand in damages. Her daughter is using my name getting information from tax office changing things. Crooked lawyer changed a document now I have to prove. Not agreeing to pay any of damages multiple problems. Any help
The name a tax office has for the owner of property is not controlling as to who "actually" owns the property. An owner of real property is determined in the Deed records where the property is located.
In the past I have always asked a question about legal matters. All of which were answered with a very vague reply ending with "you should contact an attorney in your area." I understand that people need to make money but, when I don't have any to give...? So, how can I receive a full detailed... Read more »
Virginia Mother's 12/31/1998 Will leaves daughterX Texas land. Siblings Y & Z receive separate equivalent value bequests. On same date, lawyer presents for Mom's signature an irrevocable trust that removes Texas land from her estate to avoid estate tax exposure. Also, to avoid GSTT after X's... Read more »
You are looking at significant litigation if the parties are not in agreement. In order to advise you, your attorney will have to review all of the documents. Time is of the essence; contact a local probate attorney right away.
I was in England for a while with my aunt as a student, I decided to accompany her to instabul for an operation. There she kicked me out without any money in an unknown country. I had to find a way to get home. So I took a direct flight to my home country Texas. I’ve contacted her regarding my... Read more »
You must also show some type of harm incurred by prosecutorial delay if you are to prevail on a speedy trial issue; mere delay is not sufficient to prove a denial of constitutional rights. You should have this discussion with your attorney, but from what you describe, no misconduct has occurred....Read more »
What is your goal? Your chances of overturning a 20 year old conviction are slim, and I assume the $92,000 owed is from a civil suit arising out of the same incident. The question for the criminal case is whether you operated a motor vehicle while intoxicated, was there an assault, and are you...Read more »
I received a census bureau letter at my second home right b4 my week long vacation. I figured I would fill it out when I got back. When I made it back I had one letter in the mail and one on the door. I plan on filling it out tonight. My dad called me telling me that the census agent had contacted... Read more »
You don't want to be represented by a lawyer that isn't happy to represent YOU!
The Texas State Bar has a bunch of rules for attorneys. Many of them are complicated, obscure, or even counter intuitive. If an attorney is concerned that representing a client might break a rule, they...Read more »
I am 16 and working a weekend job saturday and sunday. 10 hours on saturday, 7 hours on sunday. I go to work every weekend, yet I am filed as an independant contractor in order for the business to avoid paying employment tax, or workers' compensation insurance, and the rules provided by law are not... Read more »
(1) Neither federal law or Texas state law require employers to provide employees with a lunch break. Employers choose whether to provide employees with a lunch break during a work shift. The only exception involves mothers who breastfeed. They must receive a...Read more »
My former lawyer filed and won what he called a petition to interplead funds. It was improper. I understand for a interpleader to be proper 1. The stakeholder must be a disinterested party. (He wasn't nor did he claim to be an disinterested party) 2. there must be genuine conflicting claims & fears... Read more »
A private US citizen has developed say a better small arms technology such as rifle manufacture or bullet manufacture. Can he sell it to the chinese military for example or can he work as a consultant for the chinese military? He has never worked for any branch of the US govt or any US... Read more »
You will probably need an export license to be able to transfer military technology to China. Under the U.S. Export Control System, our government controls exports of sensitive equipment, software and technology as a means to promote our national security interests and foreign policy objectives....Read more »
I paid an attorney a retainer and he did not help me with my case, and still asked me to pay the remainder of the balance. the case did not go to trail and the charges did not go to court. he did not even advise me of this i found out thru the other party.
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