Kiele Linroth Pace's answer Anyone could file anything into the public case file but they can't file on the defendant's behalf unless they actually represent the defendant in the case.
There should be a court order releasing your fired attorney. Simply telling the judge isn't enough. Many judges won't release an attorney until there is a different attorney ready to officially become your attorney of record. If the case is still pending and progressing, the judge may REQUIRE your fired attorney to do certain...
Kiele Linroth Pace's answer Was it just a friendly referral? If the attorney compensates the bondsman for the referral it might be the crime of "Barratry and Solicitation of Professional Employment" see Penal Code 38.12. If that happened then the client can void the contract with the attorney and file a lawsuit to recover the fee, if they win the can also recover a $10K penalty against the attorney that committed barratry plus that attorney has to pay the client's civil attorney... See Government Code section 82.0651.
Kiele Linroth Pace's answer If the case is over, determine which county the felony case was filed in and examine the case file in the District Clerk's office for that county. Some clerks have a website with this type of information, others you'll need to call or visit in person.
If the case is still active/pending, ask a criminal defense attorney that practices in the county where the case was file because there may be an easier way to check status than going through the District Clerk's office.
Kiele Linroth Pace's answer It depends on what exactly you mean by "sexual advances" but the potential offenses are Sexual Assault, Indecency with a Child, and Sexual Performance by a Child. You'll need to compare what actually happened to the definitions of those crimes in the Texas Penal Code to determine which, if any, apply to your specific situation.
If she consented then he may have an affirmative defense that he is less than 3 years older.
Kiele Linroth Pace's answer The good news is that the court documents almost certainly still exist somewhere. Unfortunately, there is not a uniform system for obtaining copies of them. Some jurisdictions have court information online and others don't. You'll just have to check the jurisdiction where the case was filed to determine if you can get the information online or if you'll need to contact the clerk's office. It is probably best to CALL the clerk before making any significant travel in person because there is a...
Kiele Linroth Pace's answer There are several distinct ways to commit the crime of Harassment and this seems like it may fit one of the definitions. The full legal definition is in Chapter 42 of the Texas Penal Code so you'll have to compare the text of that statute to your situation to be certain that it fits.
Even if you are 100% sure it is Harassment, you still need to figure out WHO did it .... otherwise who could be charged with the crime? If changing your number worked to give you peace then it might be...
Kiele Linroth Pace's answer Here in Austin, the municipal court does not arrest people on traffic warrants when they come in person to take care of business on those warrants. This is true even if the person is coming in to set up a payment plan to pay it off over time. To avoid going down there at all you could hire a traffic ticket attorney or make a payment online or by phone.
The question is filed under "Texas" but doesn't specify which city. If you are not in Austin then you'll need to get the answer from...
You can read about the specifics of that offense here: https://www.pacefirm.com/faq/assault-by-threat.html
The Texas law on self defense allows the use of force when you reasonably believe force is immediately necessary to protect oneself from another person's use of unlawful force or attempted use of unlawful force. See Texas Penal Code 9.31 for the specifics.
Suppose a person who does not have a legal justification for shooting you...
Grant St Julian III's answer Any time spent in jail awaiting transfer to an ISF facility, and the time spend in the facility is considered a condition of probation and does NOT court towards time served on any sentence. Comply with your PO's request. Good luck.
Grant St Julian III's answer Contact the Victim's Compensation Fund in your area. Get the contact information for the District Attorney who is prosecuting the person who stole your motorcycle and discuss restitution. Good luck.
Grant St Julian III's answer Probation is available for state jail felony cases. What will happen in any specific case, however, will depend on the evidence the State has in its possession. Contact an attorney. Good luck.
Lucio Antonio Montes' answer The state is allowed to enhance any theft to a felony when a person has committed to other thefts. It seems as though he is being charged with a state jail felony. This is a result of his 2 prior theft convictions. He is facing 180 days to 2 years in a State jail facility. You should speak to a local criminal defense attorney that can give you a better sense of what the likely outcome is, defenses, and what you should do next.
Roy Lee Warren's answer So your Question? It is illegal to beat your wife anywhere in Texas, as I assume it would be in SC. Of course the Bible says a man should not beat his woman with anything bigger around than his thumb, thus the saying, "the rule of thumb". Still does not make it right.
Rahlita D. Thornton's answer Without more facts and details this question can not be answered with any full legal analysis. If you believe it was a violation of his civil rights then you should consult a lawyer as soon as possible. Good luck and sorry for your loss.
Kiele Linroth Pace's answer I'm assuming the charge was Assault since this question is marked "domestic violence" and Assault is one where the level of the offense can be raised by a previous conviction. For example, the offense named "Assault Causing Bodily Injury - Family Violence" is a class A misdemeanor punishable by a maximum sentence of 1 year in county jail or 2 years probation. However, if the defendant has a previous conviction it can be filed as a third degree felony, punishable by up to 10 years in the...
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