Terry Lynn Garrett's answer Contact APS. Take your grandmother to her physician. Ask him to complete a Physician's Certificate of Medical Examination (available on my website or from any probate court or Approved Guardianship Attorney). Hire an attorney to possibly file (1) a correction deed, (2) a Motion for a Temporary Restraining Order and Permanent Injunction and, if needed (3) a Guardianship.
Exploitation of an elderly person is a first degree felony in Texas.
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...
Rahlita D. Thornton's answer Generally, mediated settlement agreements are binding on all parties who signed the agreement. With the limited information provided it is probably unlikely that he can get out of that agreement.
Hector E. Quiroga's answer Without knowing why you were banned, it’s hard to say. Usually, though, you have to wait out the 10 years, unless you have a qualifying relative through whom you can request a waiver.
Kiele Linroth Pace's answer Did you lease the office itself or just an apartment within the complex? Either way, it is probably cheaper and easier to simply find a new place to live. It is expensive to get arrested, miss work, post bond, hire an attorney, attend court and miss more work, etc... not worth it over something that is easily resolved without those headaches that would probably last longer than your lease anyway.
Timur Akpinar's answer I don’t practice in Texas, but your question remains open for four weeks. You could check with Texas attorneys in your area as to how much they would charge for a short consultation to go through your options here - a letter from an attorney, small claims court, civil court, or other avenues. Maybe they could help you make a decision based on the most cost-effective route.
Tammy Lyn Wincott's answer 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.
Timur Akpinar's answer Lawsuits are often won or lost on opinions, despite the fact that it can result in outcomes that are not always fair. The coach could present these facts to a Texas employment attorney to discuss if he has legal remedies worth pursuing.
Timur Akpinar's answer I do not practice in Texas, but your question has not been picked up in four weeks. You could consult with a Texas attorney to examine the viability of legal action. I hope your daughter is okay. Whether or not an attorney would be interested in handling the case, at the very least, you could learn the timeframes and statutes of limitations within which action would be necessary to preserve your daughter’s legal rights.
Terry Lynn Garrett's answer For civil court you need a trial attorney. For probate court you need a type of trial attorney called a fiduciary litigator. Contact your local bar association or lawyer referral service.
Jack Ternan's answer You can sue him for any amount of damages, and you can get a judgment for whatever amount the evidence supports. Of course, you cannot collect a judgment for more than the person has in assets (unless they have a wealthy benefactor that will pay it for them), and if the person only has $100,000 in assets, the amount you can collect will likely be substantially less than that because of exemptions.
Sec. 38.122. FALSELY HOLDING ONESELF OUT AS A LAWYER. (a) A person commits an offense if, with intent to obtain an economic benefit for himself or herself, the person holds himself or herself out as a lawyer, unless he or she is currently licensed to practice law in this state, another state, or a foreign country and is in good standing with the State Bar of Texas and the state bar or licensing authority of any and all other states and foreign countries where...
Herman Martinez's answer Possession of marijuana is still illegal in Texas. I would recommend talking to the 17 year old about drug use before contact any government agency regarding the “adult.” Additionally, you could talk to the “adult” about the illegality of possession of marijuana or potentially worse crimes that could arise.
Please take note that a 17 year old in Texas is considered to be an adult in many circumstances.
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