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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and White Collar Crime for Texas on
Q: Can state take your st. time if picked up by the feds for conspiracy had a 28 yr state sentence did 8 yr been out for 10

He didnt catch any charges its all ghost dope hasnt been in any trouble in 10 years been in feds for 2 years and state just now decided to give him 23 years took his 10 years street time why can they do that would a parole attorney help any

Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III answered on Jul 25, 2020

I am not exactly sure of the situation. Call the attorney of record for the defendant for clarification

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Texas on
Q: Will a felony charge disappear on its own after a certain period of time? And can i get a charge removed from my record?

My boyfriend was selling pot in san angelo texas. My boyfriend admitted everything was his, nothing was mine. The DEA agent who was there told him point blank we can see from your phone and hers she has Nothing to do with this but because the car we pulled you over in and the apartment where the... Read more »

Kiele Linroth Pace
Kiele Linroth Pace answered on Jul 23, 2020

No, arrest records never disappear automatically no matter how long you wait. However, if you were arrested for a violation of Texas law then you will become eligible to file for expunction in 3 years and you can seek expunction sooner if a prosecutor with jurisdiction over the case either... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Texas on
Q: Who/where do i contact to get a copy of proof of dismal of my charges in san angelo texas?

My boyfriend was selling pot. The DEA agent who was there told him point blank we can see from your phone and hers she has Nothing to do with this but if you dont roll we will charge her as hard as we can. 6 months later i got a letter in the mail said charges were dismissed due to lack of evidence... Read more »

Kiele Linroth Pace
Kiele Linroth Pace answered on Jul 21, 2020

If you were arrested by state or local police in San Angelo, and felony charges were filed against you, then the signed dismissal (and other documents related to your arrest) should be in the office of the "District Clerk" for Tom Green County. Misdemeanor records should be in the office... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Cannabis & Marijuana Law, Constitutional Law and Federal Crimes for Texas on
Q: Is there a way to fight this?

The police arrested me for a burglary of an inhabitants charge while removing jointly owned property from a motel room. When they got me to the facility they found a tiny bit of pot on me that I had found in the room. Arresting me for burglary was erroneous. But can they drop the burglary charges... Read more »

Kiele Linroth Pace
Kiele Linroth Pace answered on Jul 13, 2020

There are a bunch of rules regarding the admissibility of evidence. You should NOT post any more details about your case online but you SHOULD read about the "exclusionary rule" and the doctrine of "the fruit of the poisonous tree." Be sure to also read about the exceptions,... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Texas on
Q: I helped a friend file a 2255, the judge found merit ordered US Attorney to answer within 60 days, he did not. Now what?

My friend in custody filed a motion 2255 and the judge found merit in her claims, he ordered the state to answer her claims outlined in the 2255 with in 60 days. The sixty days are up and the state did not obey the court order within the time allotted. So my question is, should she file a motion to... Read more »

Kiele Linroth Pace
Kiele Linroth Pace answered on Jun 25, 2020

Next might be a hearing so your friend should hire an attorney or ask the judge to appoint one.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes, White Collar Crime and Gov & Administrative Law for Texas on
Q: Can I hold a code enforcement official accountable for making false accusations, criminal

Code enforcement made a false accusations and had our water turned off,his accusation was that there was a water source going into a RV that is used as storage,he went as far as to say that he had pictures, which he couldn't of had because there is no water going into or out since it was... Read more »

Kiele Linroth Pace
Kiele Linroth Pace answered on Jun 23, 2020

The offense of TAMPERING WITH GOVERNMENTAL RECORD is defined in chapter 37 of the Penal Code which is available online here: https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/Docs/PE/htm/PE.37.htm#37.10

There might be a problem proving that it was intentional rather than accidental or negligent. Also, a...
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1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Identity Theft for Texas on
Q: What kind of attorney protects you from fraud, being framed with assistance from the court clerks creating documents,

The court is aiding my house being stolen. The wrap deed of trust was actualy a sale to the county trustee. I have proof of fake documents from court.

Kiele Linroth Pace
Kiele Linroth Pace answered on Jun 8, 2020

Schedule a consultation with a local Real Estate Attorney.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury, Communications Law and Federal Crimes for Texas on
Q: Neighbor tempering jamming my security system and using electricity to transmit better from my camera system I have proo

Neighbor using electricity to transmit and receive data new technology to my camera system. I have proof on video.

Kiele Linroth Pace
Kiele Linroth Pace answered on Jun 6, 2020

Consider building a "Faraday Cage" around your electronics to prevent unwanted interference from outside electromagnetic waves. A modern approach is to use EMF shielding paint... it is even available on Amazon.

Warning: Totally blocking external electromagnetic waves in your...
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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Family Law, Child Custody and Federal Crimes for Texas on
Q: What will happen if I haven't given birth yet, the dad isn't signing the birth certificate etc?

The dad is a drug dealer with 5 other kids. He’s sold drugs in front of them before, he’s told me this himself & Ive actually seen him have 2 of his youngest with him in a junkies car while he went to go get the drugs while on face time. He smokes weed/cigarettes around his kids. I'm... Read more »

Chad Zubi
Chad Zubi answered on May 29, 2020

Upon the child's birth he has the same rights as you. A protective order will not likely bestow rights upon him.

If he has committed domestic violence against you or a member of your household and it is likely that this will happen again then you could potentially get a protective...
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2 Answers | Asked in Tax Law, Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Federal Crimes for Texas on
Q: Does the judge who signs an affidavit keep the original signed affidavit and give back a copy?

I believe affidavit turned into be filled for records is different than the one the judge signed and kept for his records

Hon. Richard W. B. Davis
Hon. Richard W. B. Davis answered on May 11, 2020

If you mean affidavits of probable cause upon which is the basis to issue an arrest warrant or search warrant, in Texas the Judge is supposed to keep those or file them in a place that they are publicly available since they are matters of public record.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Texas on
Q: I have a warrant for a felony but haven’t turned in myself due to that on January I was pregnant And live 4 hrs away .

The business is under my name for a company and different people gave down payments which adds to $50k for a food trailer but never got one. Even though my ex husband was the one to manage it not me. I got seperated and left Houston since 2016. I found out by him that he was arrested for this... Read more »

Hon. Richard W. B. Davis
Hon. Richard W. B. Davis answered on May 5, 2020

You might try to call a prosecutor in intake at the District Attorney's Office where the charge is pending. Don't talk about the case, but explain that you have an outstanding warrant, that you are pregnant and that you want to turn yourself in so you do not have to live in fear of being... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Texas on
Q: if a dependent has confessed to a crime but the weapon has no fingerprints nor does the vehicle, what does it mean?

ok shouldn't that be enough for a conviction or offer a plea bargin?

Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III answered on May 1, 2020

"It" means there is some evidence against the defendant. Whether that evidence is sufficient to prove any allegfation beyond a reasonable doubt depends on the totality of the evidence in the State's possession. Talk with your lawyer. Good luck.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Family Law and Federal Crimes for Texas on
Q: I have a question. My baby daddy has three felony charges including domestic violence.

The court found him with a mental illnes or intellectual disability will that drop his charges .?hes currently in jail waiting fo trial .I feel like hes playing the system and wont get punish as he would always tell me I will always play the system. I want him to be sent to prison he deserve it is... Read more »

Kiele Linroth Pace
Kiele Linroth Pace answered on Apr 8, 2020

You can reach out to the office of the District Attorney in the county where he is facing charges.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Texas on
Q: How do I get My Firearm back After An Unlawful Carry charge
Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III answered on Apr 4, 2020

What was the disposition of the case? The firearm is evidence so you won't get it back until the case is finalized. There is also a strong possibility that if you enter into a plea bargain or if you are found guilty at trial, you will have to forfeit the weapon. Talk with your attorney.... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Domestic Violence and Federal Crimes for Texas on
Q: How can i get heard and my side told accurately as its one sided and false? Da refers to pub def & vice versa

Case indicted by the grand jury, trial date for the 17th of April. Orig statement COMP by det. Due to hand injury later found false articles, DA refuses to take MY AFFIDAIT or give copy of statement det wrote on my behalf and informed me in order to hurry and get me outta there ( like i wanted... Read more »

Kiele Linroth Pace
Kiele Linroth Pace answered on Mar 3, 2020

They have sovereign immunity from liability for merely doing their job poorly. You have to show they were purposely bad to you in particular and you have to file within one year of the resolution of the case. It is only possible to win a civil suit for malicious prosecution if you win the criminal... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Texas on
Q: Can a 50 year old date a 17 year old In Texas and have sex?
Kiele Linroth Pace
Kiele Linroth Pace answered on Feb 29, 2020

The adult could be charged with Sexual Performance of a Child until the kid is 18 years old.

It won't be illegal after that, but it will be creepy. The general rule for creepiness is half your age plus 7. At age 50 you'll need someone age 32 or older to avoid being creepy.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Juvenile Law for Texas on
Q: Can a Juvenile receive deferred prosecution for a first degree felony?

He was detained 17 days

At the adjudication hearing we were forced into signing paperwork to release our lawyer. His paperwork said “bond violation hearing.” The summons I received was to answer for a felony petition. There was no lawyer in record at the time my juvenile was sentenced

Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III answered on Feb 10, 2020

Yes, deferred probation is available for a juvenile, on a first degree felony. The body of your question, however, raises many more issues, and no one in this forum can adequately comment on the facts or status of a particular case. Talk with your lawyer. Good luck.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Texas on
Q: So my bf got bonded out and his burgulary charge is based from he was in poss of a stolen item he didn't know was stolen

And they listed 3 other things on his indicement that neither of us has seen.

Kiele Linroth Pace
Kiele Linroth Pace answered on Feb 7, 2020

A burglary conviction can have serious negative consequences for a person's future and it can destroy their career. Your boyfriend should hire the best criminal defense attorney available in the county where the charges were filed. If he can't afford a great attorney, he should ask his... Read more »

3 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Texas on
Q: Can I refuse a search of my backpack if someone calls the police on me because they thought I was suspicious?

I was walking with a friend late at night and someone saw me and him and called the cops and they stopped me and questioned me about my bag and wanted to search it and it was 1 am and I told them no and they said usually people let us look if they aren’t hiding something but I wasn’t but I just... Read more »

Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III answered on Jan 24, 2020

You have the right to refuse a request to search anytime, anywhere. After any such refusal, law enforcement would have to make the determination if circumstances justified a warrant less search, or if enough evidence existed to obtain a warrant for said search.

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