I got a hold, via a court FOIA request, of my 2016 arrest records. When I got indicted and charged, I kept getting told that my charge could not get entirely dismissed because the "witness statements" said something that was too "serious" to get my much more concrete piece of... Read more »
The best time to fight criminal charges is BEFORE you take a plea. The only way to get Deferred Adjudication is to enter a plea of Guilty or No Contest (which is the same as Guilty with regard to a criminal case anyway.) In almost all cases, a defendant only has 30 days to start the appeals...Read more »
Someone arrested and plead guilty under duress. They found out years later evidence was collected from scene of crime, but never tested. Nine years after the crime, defendant learned of said evidence and requested testing. They learned at this time the evidence was destroyed, so all writs were... Read more »
My girlfriend is in prison on a possession of cs. They gave her ten years but they waited 4 years to file the case I understand they only have 3 years to do this . Is there someone that could help us ?
Probably not. A defendant isn't sentenced until and unless they've been convicted. They can't be convicted until either (1) they entered a plea of guilty or no contest, or (2) there was a trial and the prosecution proved guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.
The final decree should contain language that requires the mother to notify you of any change of address. Notifications of address and phone number changes are typically standard in temporary orders as well. If the mother has moved, she may be in violation of a court order. You should let your...Read more »
Do i need to get a lawyer to make an appeal or i can do it my self Need help i only have 1 day to make an appeal for eviction i havemt been available to find a place to stay do i need a lawyer to make an appeal or i can do it my self i have kids and cant find a place to live and in the court they... Read more »
Yes, if you're unsure with how to go about the appeals process, I would strongly recommend that you reach out to an attorney and set up a consult as soon as possible. They will be able to review the eviction order with you and advise you as to how to best proceed. I wish you all the best!
If you pay your rent into the registry of the court every month during the appeal, those payments will be applied towards any judgment the landlord recovers against you. If you don't, your appeal is likely to be dismissed.
First, I am not a Texas attorney. That being said, generally there is no evidence presented at the appellate level. The case proceeds from a final judgment of the trial court and whatever evidence was presented there.
Defendant was indicted on charge for poss.of g2 cs 1-4g’s. After a year & a 1/2 of rescheduling court dates, prosecutor offered a plea bargain that was reluctantly accepted by defendant after advise from court appointed counsel.
Defendant believes counsel was overwhelmed &... Read more »
First, I am not a Texas lawyer. But I believe that the initial procedure you should explore is a motion before the trial court to nullify your plea. I would assume that in the questions you were asked before entering that plea, is that you have given up any right to appeal. So the first thing is to...Read more »
If you had an attorney who represented you at your hearing then you can ask who they recommend. If you were not represented or your attorney was not local call to a few attorneys in your area that handle SSD cases. If they don’t handle federal work, they know who does that type of work in your...Read more »
Judge signs for psychiatrist to see me April 30 and resend is lawyer could not talk to me about case, said I was argumentative or did not meet him. Court records shows he said he tried to meet me on May 3. But doctor report is also dated May 3. How can I argumentative with a man that I never meet?... Read more »
There isn't enough information that proves Copeland seen the child after the visit to the ER. The ER doctor didn't mention anything about the child being strangled then. How can one say for sure that the mother didn't hurt the baby in the time from the ER discharge to the arrival of... Read more »
The verdict was affirmed by the CoA, so it would be to the Defendant’s advantage to void the appeal. Mandate issued 3 or so years ago. Is there an option for addressing the issue besides a habeas writ?
This doesn't slant the way you seem to think it does. The rule says: "If the defendant is the appellant, the record must include the trial court’s certification of the defendant’s right of appeal [...] The appeal must be dismissed if a certification that shows the...Read more »
First, and eviction IS a civil matter. (Everything that is not criminal is a civil matter.) Unfortunately, there is absolutely no way to know what actions are necessary without reviewing the whole file to figure out what the problem(s) is. Frequently when a judge says that there is "more...Read more »
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