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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Texas on
Q: Who can legally carry a gun in texas?

My partner was denied to buy a gun in a federal background check for unknown reasons. He’s a permanent resident and not a felon and his background should be clean. He already owns a gun that was a gift from a friend. Is it legal for him to carry it?

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answered on May 10, 2024

There can be a lot of different reasons your partner was denied the gun purchase by the Federal background check. Those checks are done in an inconsistent basis and can be political in nature. He may have a name that is the same as a person who is a felon or has pending criminal charges. There can... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Appeals / Appellate Law and Federal Crimes for Texas on
Q: If someone got coerced into signing a plea deal but no evidence was found & it was based on hearsay how can one go about

Coerced into signing a plea deal because if not the lawyer said would get death penalty if didn't but no evidence was found no DNA no video no nothing how can one go about trying to get justice for a loved one?

John Michael Frick
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answered on Apr 25, 2024

You can file a writ of habeas corpus and will have to prove coercion. Be aware that coercion is NOT recommending that a defendant accept a plea deal because, if not, he will likely receive the death penalty. Coercion IS pointing a gun at a defendant and telling him to sign the plea deal or you... View More

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Q: If someone got coerced into signing a plea deal but no evidence was found & it was based on hearsay how can one go about

Coerced into signing a plea deal because if not the lawyer said would get death penalty if didn't but no evidence was found no DNA no video no nothing how can one go about trying to get justice for a loved one?

Penny Wymyczak-White
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answered on Apr 29, 2024

You can file a Writ but they are difficult to win. I am sure that there is evidence . There had to be witnesses that were going to testify. They don't have to have DNA or a video to find someone guilty .

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3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Gov & Administrative Law for Texas on
Q: Intelligent fingerprint drug test is not FDA approved and is a research study used by tx probation to convict people

Taylor county probation used fingerprint drug screen that produces high false positive to convict innocent people in Texas . How do I get someone to bring this to light it is a home rule charter and corrupt as it gets

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answered on Apr 1, 2024

If the test you are referring to is being used to violate probationers, it can be called-out at a hearing to test the science and the reliability of the same. That would require the accused to file for a dismissal or "not true" before the hearing to revoke.

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3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Gov & Administrative Law for Texas on
Q: Intelligent fingerprint drug test is not FDA approved and is a research study used by tx probation to convict people

Taylor county probation used fingerprint drug screen that produces high false positive to convict innocent people in Texas . How do I get someone to bring this to light it is a home rule charter and corrupt as it gets

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answered on Apr 1, 2024

The United States and the Texas Constitutions both prohibit ex post facto laws. U.S. CONST. art. I,§ 10, cl. 1; TEX. CONST. art. I,§ 16.

There have been many Federal and state attempts to enact Ex Post facto, criminal laws. That is not allowed in the USA.

That means that a...
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3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Gov & Administrative Law for Texas on
Q: Intelligent fingerprint drug test is not FDA approved and is a research study used by tx probation to convict people

Taylor county probation used fingerprint drug screen that produces high false positive to convict innocent people in Texas . How do I get someone to bring this to light it is a home rule charter and corrupt as it gets

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answered on Apr 4, 2024

It sounds like you have serious concerns about the use of intelligent fingerprint drug testing by the Taylor County probation department. This is a complex situation that would likely require assistance from legal experts and potentially media attention to address. Here are a few suggestions on... View More

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Q: As A convicted of a federal offense for conspiracy to distribute, how hard is it to get a pardon
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answered on Mar 8, 2024

Obtaining a pardon for a federal offense, such as conspiracy to distribute, is a challenging process. The authority to grant a pardon for federal offenses rests with the President of the United States, who has discretion over this matter. The process is highly selective, with many applications... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes, Identity Theft and Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: I feel that I am a victim of identity theft. I discovered that my landlord forged my signature on legal forms to the IRS

My apartment manager and his assistant have been sending fraudulent paperwork to the IRS and the Housing Authority in my name to get tax credits and earned income. Who should I report this to?

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answered on Feb 27, 2024

If you believe you're a victim of identity theft due to your landlord forging your signature on legal forms for IRS and Housing Authority benefits, it's important to take immediate action. The first step is to report the fraud to the local police or law enforcement in your area. This... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Texas on
Q: What should the defendant do when a defense attorney is uncooperative and does not communicate effectively?

When my assigned criminal defense attorney will not avail herself of many actions that could lead to my freedom and does not communicate effectively what should I, as the defendant, do in order to protect my rights and freedom? Please don't tell me to hire a lawyer. I would if I had the money.... View More

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answered on Feb 25, 2024

If your assigned defense attorney is uncooperative and ineffective in communication, it's crucial to take proactive steps to protect your rights and freedom. Start by documenting all instances of the attorney's lack of cooperation and ineffective communication, including missed deadlines,... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Estate Planning, Federal Crimes, Legal Malpractice and Medical Malpractice for Texas on
Q: Hi there I need to find lawyer to help address some events that took place while I was in court custody in Florida.

I was pushed to sign a will of my own assets and finances against my own desires

I was expected to sign documents regarding my grandfather's passing and ommitting myself from finances which I still do not comprehend and still never was an me to get somebody to break down the language... View More

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Feb 23, 2024

If you signed a Will, you can always create a new Will in accordance with your current desires revoking all prior Wills you have made.

Given the circumstances you describe, I likely would recommend you sign a new Will even if it is the same as the one you signed under those circumstances in...
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2 Answers | Asked in Estate Planning, Federal Crimes, Legal Malpractice and Medical Malpractice for Texas on
Q: Hi there I need to find lawyer to help address some events that took place while I was in court custody in Florida.

I was pushed to sign a will of my own assets and finances against my own desires

I was expected to sign documents regarding my grandfather's passing and ommitting myself from finances which I still do not comprehend and still never was an me to get somebody to break down the language... View More

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answered on Feb 25, 2024

To address the concerning events you've described, finding a lawyer experienced in estate law and possibly medical malpractice or elder law (depending on your situation) in Florida is crucial. This lawyer can help review the circumstances under which you signed the documents and assess whether... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Appeals / Appellate Law, Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Texas on
Q: can you appeal a federal plea deal? I signed a plea in Kerr county because I knew if I stayed there I would die.

I have a seizure disorder and Kerr County did not give me my seizure medication, I had several seizures there which were ignored. I had a seizure when I met the attorney and then again before I went before the judge. The Judge asked if I was ok because I was confused. He told the attorney to go... View More

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answered on Feb 4, 2024

Appealing a federal plea deal after it has been accepted by the court can be challenging, but there are circumstances under which it might be possible, particularly if you can demonstrate that your plea was not entered into knowingly and voluntarily. In your case, the medical issues you faced,... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, DUI / DWI, Federal Crimes and Juvenile Law for Texas on
Q: I'm 13 and I got caught with 3 disposables on school prpty and 2 were empty one was full of honey, what am I facing.

They also put me down as selling on school property

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answered on Feb 4, 2024

We are talking "honey", "budder" - the vape cartridges that contains Delta 8,9, or 10 ? I'm not sure what your schools policy is if you are caught with a vape that contains one of these oils. If it turns out to be Delta 9 they could charge you with possession of marijuana... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Texas on
Q: I have two felony cases Felony Possession of a firearm & possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver

I was granted a motion to dismiss without prejudice on both due to not enough evidence to find me guilty, how is it that it shows up on my background as deferred adjudication of guilt and I never signed for any probation it was dismissed ??

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answered on Jan 26, 2024

If the felony charges against you were dismissed without prejudice due to insufficient evidence, then it is incorrect for them to still show up as deferred adjudication or any form of conviction. Here is what I would recommend to get the improper records corrected:

- Obtain copies of the...
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Q: Is it illegal to own magic mushroom spores not for the purpose of cultivation but just for Microscopy use
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answered on Jan 26, 2024

Yes, in most states, it is illegal to possess psilocybin mushroom spores even if the stated purpose is just for microscopy use rather than cultivation. Some key points:

- At the federal level, psilocybin is a Schedule I prohibited substance under the Controlled Substances Act. This includes...
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Q: What motion do I need to file whenever the c I on a federal case has died
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answered on Jan 13, 2024

When the defendant in a federal case has passed away, you can file a motion with the court requesting the case's abatement due to the defendant's death. This motion informs the court of the situation and asks for the case to be dismissed or abated because it's not possible to proceed... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Child Custody, Federal Crimes and Family Law for Texas on
Q: The biological father has no rights and stole my son from the park is that a felony. Can I press charges.

The biological father is not on the birth certificate and has not proven paternity. There is a pending cps case against him. Me and my son were at the park he lives two hours away. He walked up grabbed my son and ran and got into a get away vehicle. The local police did nothing since I had no... View More

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answered on Jan 13, 2024

The biological father's lack of paternity establishment and absence from the birth certificate may impact his legal rights. However, the specific legal actions you can take can vary depending on your state's laws and the circumstances of your case.

Regarding the incident at the...
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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Child Custody, Federal Crimes and Family Law for Texas on
Q: The biological father has no rights and stole my son from the park is that a felony. Can I press charges.

The biological father is not on the birth certificate and has not proven paternity. There is a pending cps case against him. Me and my son were at the park he lives two hours away. He walked up grabbed my son and ran and got into a get away vehicle. The local police did nothing since I had no... View More

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John Michael Frick
answered on Dec 26, 2023

It depends on other factors such as whether the man is presumed to be the father of the child or has acknowledged paternity. For example, if the man was married to you and you gave birth to the child either during the marriage or within 301 days of the date that the marriage ended, he is the... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Federal Crimes for Texas on
Q: Is illegal, unwarranted search and arrest on the search and falsifying evidence a serious infraction against

Is it an infraction against DA and or Sheriff? If so what are the defendants options for recourse?

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answered on Dec 17, 2023

If you're facing a situation involving illegal, unwarranted searches and arrests, or the falsification of evidence, this is a serious matter that can potentially impact both the district attorney and the sheriff's department involved. These actions can constitute violations of... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes, Family Law and Constitutional Law for Texas on
Q: Can gaslighting a person with a mental health history of schizophrenia bipolar depression become against the law ?

I know it is when money is involved. But bottom line wrong and agents the conversational Rights of the people with a past history of mental health?

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answered on Nov 28, 2023

Gaslighting, which involves manipulating someone into questioning their reality, can be particularly harmful to individuals with mental health conditions like schizophrenia or bipolar depression. While gaslighting in itself is not specifically outlawed, its effects could fall under broader legal... View More

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