Personal property may not be removed without a search warrant. Personal property such as cars that have not been moved may violate local ordinances. They can be removed once the owner has received notice to remove, and there has either been a hearing or the person has not responded. If it was...Read more »
The person enters a plea of not guilty and demands a trial by jury. The person will only be convicted if the prosecutor can prove every element of the offense beyond a reasonable doubt at trial. The jury must be unanimous in their decision.
I have had clients arrested on warrants in the Houston airport. The arrests created problems for both the client and their traveling companions. It would be wise to hire a local criminal defense attorney to clear the warrant before your trip.
A friend of mine has awful roommates that constantly harass her verbally, and recently physically. After returning to her school(Texas State University) with a few of her friends, they decided to celebrate by having some Fireball. After opening the bottle of liquor and not noticing the smell at... Read more »
It's not clear that you have a question. However as it involves some serious issues, and this is a public site, I suggest you contact an attorney who handles criminal defense in the states where you are charged or where you have concerns and do not discuss these issues on any social media.
I have worked at the same place for just over 14 years. In that time I have had issues of what I feel is harrassment from coworkers and immediate supervisors. When I have gone to HR I was the one who ended up being disciplined. As a result I have had a bad attitude and getting in more trouble.... Read more »
Hi, more information is needed to fully evaluate your situation. Generally, workplace "bullying" is not unlawful. To give rise to any sort of legal claim, the harassment you are experiencing would need to be sexual, or based on your race, gender, religion, or disability, etc. I would...Read more »
Contact the clerk of the court where the case was filed. If it was a felony filed in District Court then you'll be contacting the District Clerk, it was filed as a Class A or Class B misdemeanor then check with the County Clerk. If it was a felony that was pled down to a misdemeanor it could...Read more »
I’m pregnant And the guy by keeps messaging me and harassing I blocked # and he makes fake accounts to contact me then he’s threatening to post my personal photos online I’m tired of this I just need it to stop
If you want to stop it, send only this precise message:
"Do not ever communicate with me again by any means, either directly or indirectly. All messages from you harass, annoy, alarm, abuse, torment, embarrass, or offend me in violation of Section 42.07 of the Texas Penal Code."...Read more »
He had several women's bras hanging off the fork lift and when I told him that's offensive to women his response was f*** you you're a woman in a man's world I can hang what I want on my fork lift. Bring your a** over here and give me your bra to hang on my fork lift and lets... Read more »
Generally, the EEOC is limited to actions that occurred within 180 days of the filing of a charge. This can be extended in certain states whereif a state or local agency enforces a law that prohibits employment discrimination on the same basis. The exception is that if you allege the act was an...Read more »
The statute of limitations recently changed in Texas a few years ago so it depends on when the assault occurred and how old you were at the time. If it happened within the past few years, then the statute of limitations for tort claims involving sexual assault is 5 years for an adult and 15 years...Read more »
He is in federal prison right now and doesn’t have a lawyer and doesn’t know whether he will continue I’d probation he was on before he went to prison or if they will throw him in jail again for more time. He doesn’t know whether it will be 2-10 years or 2-20 because it was a sexual assault charge
He will finish his federal sentence. Then he will be sent via detainer to Texas, where he will sit in jail pending trial. His probation will be revoked, and depending on what type of probation he was on, if deferred then he can serve up to the maximum for the crime he committed. Sexual Assault is...Read more »
The captain lives in PR and was employed by the yacht company which is registered in PR. This happened at end of June. I live in Texas and was part of a travel club. The organizer contracted with the yacht company for the boats. Was in the British Virgin Islands when it occurred. In one instance he... Read more »
I am the Records Manager for a law firm for both cities Dallas & Houston, I manage several employees. One morning, one female employee text me via a group text, several other female employees on the text. She expressed that she was not feeling well and would not be coming into the office today.... Read more »
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