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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Traffic Tickets for Texas on
Q: Theft of property over 2500 w/2 or more prior convictions, evading arrest or detention 2 priors and 3 traffic misdemeano

My boyfriend (already a felon) was arrested in collin county on the above felony charges as well as expired registration expired operator license and failure to comply with TX motor vehicle safety. He was just released from rockwall county in September of this year for his 3rd felony theft... Read more »

Kiele Linroth Pace
Kiele Linroth Pace answered on Dec 10, 2019

If the prosecutor has the evidence and inclination to charge him as a HABITUAL FELON then he could be in the penitentiary for a very long time.

See: https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/Docs/PE/htm/PE.12.htm#12.42

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: If a driver is not aware of the drugs found in his vehicle what can be done
Kiele Linroth Pace
Kiele Linroth Pace answered on Dec 10, 2019

The driver should hire the best criminal defense attorney who takes cases in the county where the charges are filed.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: I’m not sure how to start, but I want to file a motion for early termination of my probation.

Completed all conditions of my probation. This is month 7 or 8 of my 15 month sentence.

Kiele Linroth Pace
Kiele Linroth Pace answered on Dec 10, 2019

You should probably start by contacting the attorney that helped you with your case. If you don't want to use that attorney then contact another criminal defense attorney who takes cases in the same COURT that put you on probation.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Texas on
Q: Hello, I am currently pregnant but not married in the state of Texas.

I was told by a nurse that since we are not married it would be mandatory of him to pay child support if he signs that he is the father regardless if he is already helping or not since I am on Medicaid. Is this true? Or can you tell me more about this.

Thank you!

Tammy Lyn Wincott
Tammy Lyn Wincott answered on Dec 10, 2019

The State of Texas will seek to recover the costs it pays out through medicaid from the other parent if possible.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody and Divorce for Texas on
Q: Change a geographic restriction if the added location would actually be closer to the non-custodial parent?

I have primary custody of our one child and our divorce decree geographic restriction only includes 2 counties.

The county I want to move to is not one of the 2, but does border both counties in the order.

The county I want added is actually closer to my ex’s current residence... Read more »

Tammy Lyn Wincott
Tammy Lyn Wincott answered on Dec 10, 2019

Consult with a family law attorney regarding the actual language in your order. Sometimes the order refers to specific counties but also speaks of contiguous (bordering) counties.

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy, Banking and Collections for Texas on
Q: I enrolled in a debt relief program and now I am getting sued by one of the cards that I enrolled in this program. Help!

I enrolled in a debt relief program and advised me to stop paying the credit card that I transferred to this program. I have not missed a payment since I enrolled and I am in good standing. Now, one of the cards is suing me for not paying and the debt relief program said that they can not give... Read more »

Tammy Lyn Wincott
Tammy Lyn Wincott answered on Dec 10, 2019

A debt relief program does not mean the creditor has to stop collection activity on you. I suggest you speak to a debtor's attorney regarding your options as soon as possible.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Small Claims for Texas on
Q: How can I stop an old house guest from causing trouble?

I had a house guest that used to live with me but my landlord kicked her out because she was causing trouble among the neighbors and overstayed her welcome. Now she's mad and wants revenge. She isn't allowed on the property anymore but she was recently seen with a police writing all of our license... Read more »

Roy Lee Warren
Roy Lee Warren answered on Dec 9, 2019

Thanks for your question and I am sorry for your troubles.

Once a person has been warned that they are no longer welcome on property they can be prosecuted for criminal trespass so you may want to consider calling the authorities if she shows up again. If she has made threats to cause...
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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: What are the chances of someone getting convicted based on circumstantial evidence
Roy Lee Warren
Roy Lee Warren answered on Dec 9, 2019

Thanks for your question. The answer depends on whether a good lawyer is hired to select a jury that will be favorable to the defense. Circumstantial evidence is not afford more or less weight unless the jury decides it is not credible.

The only time a defendant has his or her own fate in...
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2 Answers | Asked in Probate for Texas on
Q: I don't agree with administrator's Account for Final Settlement for my dad's estate. Do I have to sign the citation?

Do I have to sign the waiver and express my objections to administrator's fee incourt?

Nina Whitehurst
Nina Whitehurst answered on Dec 9, 2019

You don’t need to sign if you don’t agree. What you really need to do is hire an attorney to help you present your objections. If you are silent the court might approve the distributions without your signature.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Texas on
Q: If found guilty of public affray but with no relation between the other individual can you still carry a firearm. In NM
Kiele Linroth Pace
Kiele Linroth Pace answered on Dec 9, 2019

Since the location on this question is a city in Texas, it is only likely to be seen by attorneys in Houston, Dallas, San Antonio, or Austin... If you are asking about New Mexico law, you need an answer from an attorney somewhere like Albuquerque, Las Cruces, Santa Fe, or Roswell.

You...
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1 Answer | Asked in Energy, Oil and Gas for Texas on
Q: Is it legal for an oil company to take your entire revenue check (which is our sole income) with no warning?

Two years ago we, as royalty owners with Pioneer Natural Resources, sold a percent of our mineral interest in Upton County to OneMap Mineral Services LLC. All Division Orders were signed by all parties and money exchanged hands. But apparently Pioneer dropped the ball and mishandled some of the... Read more »

Aimee Hess
Aimee Hess answered on Dec 9, 2019

This is certainly an unfortunate situation. Whether or not Pioneer is allowed to withhold all royalty due to you depends on the language of the most recent division order for these royalties that you signed, as well as the terms of the oil and gas lease that you or your predecessor in interest... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Arbitration / Mediation Law, Child Support, Divorce and Family Law for Texas on
Q: As a dad that has been divorced for 3 years, I have questions on my rights because it seems like i have none.

my son lived with me for 2 years and I did not recieve any financial help from the mother. Now he lives with her and the Attorney general is taking more than 50% of my paycheck to pay back what they think I owe for the 2 years he was with me. I have zero problem paying my child support I just cant... Read more »

Jon R. Boyd
Jon R. Boyd answered on Dec 9, 2019

I understand.

You really need to just talk to a lawyer for an hour, let me/him/her read your prior order, answer your questions and make recommendations.

I've been helping Fathers for 25 years. I'd be glad to help if you want to call me office and set up a time to confer....
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Municipal Law for Texas on
Q: What does anno and nisi mean

These phase was in my background check for my court dates

Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III answered on Dec 9, 2019

"Anno" means the case is scheduled for an announcement setting, and "nisi" refers to the status of the bond posted in the case. "Nisi" is not good. Call your lawyer. Good luck.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Domestic Violence for Texas on
Q: I’m high risk pregnant and been put on bed rest in hospital been here for weeks and if I get to go home I’ll be on bed

Rest but I have pending charges and court dates while in the hospital but soon as I get out I have no family here and I’m homeless here in Dallas Texas so my doctor is wanting me to move back home to Kansas where someone can care for me due to me being in bed rest what can happen to me? But the... Read more »

Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III answered on Dec 9, 2019

Contact the Court where your cases are pending and explain your medical situation. Request an attorney be appointed to represent you. Good luck.

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1 Answer | Asked in Child Support, Divorce and Family Law for Texas on
Q: How will child support be calculated for two orders.

I am paying c/s for 1 child out of marriage. My wife is the mother to one of my child who is the oldest and have a second one on the way with her. My wife plans to file c/s how will the c/s be calculated for the 2 orders.

Jon R. Boyd
Jon R. Boyd answered on Dec 8, 2019

Multiple children guidelines chart.

For example, one child would normally be 20% of your net, but now it would be 17.5% for the one.

However, the same would apply to the other child of the other mother of you second child. So you end up paying 35% for two rather than 25% for two if...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: I’m in the hospital right now due to pre term labor but I have to be here for awhile but I have court for false charges

2 felony charges and 2 misdemeanor charges what will happen to me?

Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III answered on Dec 7, 2019

Obtain documentation about your medical situation and have your attorney present same to the court. Good luck with the baby.

3 Answers | Asked in Family Law for Texas on
Q: My spouse and I aren't married, & she wants to move my daughter to another state? Can she do so without the father say?

Currently we reside in Houston, Tx., and I have reasons to believe my spouse wants to move our daughter to New York.

Rahlita D. Thornton
Rahlita D. Thornton answered on Dec 7, 2019

She can move if there are no orders in place as to who determines where the child lives. If that is the case then you need to pursue court action to put them into place as soon as possible before she actually moves. Good luck 888-343-4529. Ready to help.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Domestic Violence for Texas on
Q: Will I go to jail I’m facing false felony charge for assault with deadly weapon felony for child endangerment 1 mid assa

Bodily injury and misdemeanor assault family violence

Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III answered on Dec 7, 2019

If the allegations are found to be false, you will not go to jail. If the charges filed against you are proven to be true beyond a reasonable doubt, jail time is a possibility. Consult with an attorney. Good luck.

2 Answers | Asked in Domestic Violence, Tax Law and Elder Law for Texas on
Q: How long does a person have to file for domestic violence?

A co-worker of mine had informed me that her son is physically and mentally abusing her at home. She had also informed me that he is on drugs as well. She is in he 60’s. She said she has no privacy as he goes through her personal belongings ie. Her phone and mail. She called the police a day... Read more »

Terry Lynn Garrett
Terry Lynn Garrett answered on Dec 7, 2019

She should report the situation to Adult Protective Services, block her phone, kick him out, put on locks and a no trespassing sign. She should seek a Temporary Restraining Order, followed by a Temporary and then a Permanent Injunction against him coming within a certain distance of her.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: If someone got sentenced for murder today, how can I look that up online with no name of the person?

My brother’s killer was sentenced today and I’m trying to find information as my brother’s family has excluded me from that information. Simple google research has lead me no where without the persons name. Thank you.

Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery answered on Dec 6, 2019

A more direct approach would be to contact the Clerk of the Criminal Court in the County where the Murder occurred. A few questions should reveal who was prosecuted for killing your Brother. There may be little information available in the Court Records, but once you find the File, read the... Read more »

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