I answered the other question before I saw you asked this one. Now you have introduced a new and important fact that makes the police inaction more understandable. If relief was granted to your "victim" because of damage caused by Hurricane Harvey, then it's very likely that the...Read more »
If you're asking if police can legally refuse to file a case based upon a person reporting that a crime has been committed, the answer is "yes". There are many reasons why the police might justifiably refuse to file criminal charges when they receive a report that someone has...Read more »
Murder during Kidnapping is one of the ways to commit the offense of Capital Murder. So, if they actually charge him with that and win a conviction, the only possible sentences are Life Without Parole or Death. An exception is if he was age 17 or younger at the time of the offense, in which case...Read more »
I don't what to do we live in Austin Texas. It' s her first time being arrested she's 18 yrs. of age. And not knowing any information it's devastating. Not even a call. We didn't know she had lefted out to Del Rio
Was told if the statue of limitations have run out with no charges filed..(3 yrs in tx) that the prosecutor could end up trying to make it a federal charge since the statue of limitations has run out for a state charge.
You might not want to tell the prosecutors yet, but the limitations period on aggravated assault and aggravated perjury is only TWO years. See article 12.03(d) of the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure. I'm not aware of any federal assault statute, but they might have jurisdiction if the...Read more »
A 17-year-old is old enough to consent for the purposes of Sexual Assault and Indecency but if the state was really aggressive the 21-year-old could still be charged and convicted for felony Sexual Performance of a Child under section 43.25 of the Texas Penal Code.
I completed my probation in 2013 and in 2018, by Texas law, I am allowed my gun rights back. From what I understand, A felony DWI in Texas is not a Federal crime, so that would mean that In Texas I would be allowed to hunt with a rifle or shotgun, correct? I just need some clarification.... Read more »
I fought a girl, I’m 17, she’s 18 and her girlfriend that is 20, soon to be 21, punched me out of nowhere after the fight. Many people posted it all over social media so I have the video. I did not swing at her or anything she just punched me,pushed a tooth back, busted my lip and now my mouth... Read more »
You can press charges and ask the police to only contact you on your cell phone or via personal email. That may minimize the likelihood that your parents find out that you are pressing charges. However, the filing of charges against someone is usually public record. Whether your parents find out...Read more »
You really haven't given me enough info to answer the question. What drug did the dog smell? If it was marihuana (that's the way we spell it in Texas Penal Code), believe me, the dog didn't need the door to be cracked to smell it. I can smell it with the doors closed, as strong as...Read more »
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
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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