Kiele Linroth Pace's answer Of course there are time limits on appeals! There are way too many deadlines to discuss here but the Texas Rules of Appellate Procedure is full of time limits for each step in the process. There are rules for how to calculate the deadlines and which days count and which don't. There are even rules for everything and anything related to appeals... even rules about what size FONT to use! See TRAP 9.4(e)
That said, there are some cases in which an "extraordinary remedy" is available,...
Terry Lynn Garrett's answer The Will governs, unless it accidentally omits a child born after it was written. A Will does not become a public document until it is filed for probate. (In addition, whatever the Will may say now, it could be changed.)
See a family law attorney about establishing paternity and obtaining child support before death.
Kiele Linroth Pace's answer Maybe, but your focus should not be on Criminal Defense attorneys. Instead, you should consult with an attorney in your area that takes federal Section 1983 civil rights cases. A civil rights attorney will be in a better position to evaluate whether or not your circumstances are serious enough to overcome sovereign immunity.
For more information, research the federal law named: 42 U.S. Code, Section 1983
Kiele Linroth Pace's answer If the police file a criminal case, it won't be YOUR case. It will be State of Texas vs. Unemployed Neighbor and your role is basically that of a witness. The prosecutor has the duty to decide how to handle the case. The prosecutor is required to "consider" your input, but the ultimate decision belongs to the prosecutor.
Under the circumstances you describe, Criminal Trespass is a class B misdemeanor. The seriousness of an offense like Criminal Mischief depends on the cost to repair...
Kiele Linroth Pace's answer No. Only the prosecutor can dismiss a criminal case. The alleged victim can let the prosecutor know that they HOPE the case will be dismissed and/or that they don't want to testify in court.... but the decision about whether or not to dismiss belongs to the prosecutor, not the alleged victim.
Kiele Linroth Pace's answer Maybe. Ignoring a traffic ticket can lead to a new Failure to Appear charge and an arrest warrant. A law enforcement officer may arrest person with an active warrant. However, as a matter of policy, some law enforcement agencies don't arrest on traffic warrants when a person is reporting a more serious crime.
Obviously, your safest path is to clear the warrant. Hire a local traffic ticket attorney if you are having anxiety about dealing with the tickets. Don't live in fear or...
Hector E. Quiroga's answer One cannot simply apply for a work authorization; there has to be an underlying basis for it. If you have that basis, then working prior should have no impact on your ability to apply for a green card. If you have no other basis to apply for a work authorization, you might as well apply for the green card, all other factors being equal. It is possible to apply for work authorization while your green card is being adjudicated.
Hector E. Quiroga's answer In and of itself, your wife’s departure from the US prior to finishing her education should not negatively impact your immigration history. It is important to let both the school and DSO know that you are leaving.
Rahlita D. Thornton's answer You have right to certain parental rights. Gaining primary custody is certainly something you can petition the court for. You’ll need to consult with an attorney to make sure that legal requirements for your filing will be do properly. We could help 888-3434LAW or 888-343-4529.
Rahlita D. Thornton's answer Child support is to be used for expenses for the child going forward. Retroactive child support is for past child support needs. Both parents have an obligation to finance their child’s needs.
Herman Martinez's answer Please note that once a person turns 17 they are considered an adult in Texas. A mutual fight is typically not a crime. Nevertheless, if one person goes too far with the assault or takes out a deadly weapon during an assault that started without weapons it could rise to the level of a crime.
Stuart Gregory Steingraber's answer The amount of interest a service provider can charge is usually based on state law. Interest on loans may be lower than interest on services or goods sold. Check with a lawyer in your area. Some offer free consultations. Take them up on it.
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Rahlita D. Thornton's answer This is an odd fact pattern situation. I would say consult with a lawyer to get an in depth analysis of this issue. With a little research I'm sure the answer could be had. I also would ask if the father's name was put on the birth certificate? Are the grandparents attempting to adopt? Is it your husband trying to adopt?
Rahlita D. Thornton's answer Sounds as if you were not married to their father. If that is the case then you’ll need to have paternity established. Also, sounds like you will have to do a probate proceeding to obtain the benefits. We could assist with both. Let us know if have anymore questions. Sorry for your daughters’ loss. 888-3434LAW OR 888-343-4529.
Rahlita D. Thornton's answer Sadly, it’s often your insurance company that may not be providing the plaintiff with full disclosure that indeed the amount being offered is the policy limit. Also, for the policy limits to be offered there were probably some serious injury there. Communicating with your insurance company’s attorney for answers is where you should start. Good luck and this is what happens when insurance company adjusters get to make decisions without really needing to consult with the policyholder.
Terry Lynn Garrett's answer If your father has legal capacity to contract, he has legal capacity to select his own caregiver. On the other hand, you have a right to decide who comes in your home. It sounds as though the company has not discovered a difficulty. What evidence of exploitation do you have? Do you think that it would stand up in court? Think about this and see what the doctor says. Maybe you could alternate this person with some others and find someone else whom your father likes.
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