I paid a lawyer for a land lord tenant situation to represent me a dpta case and landlord dispute. I sign a contract of aggressive representation and 10 hrs of legal work for an amount paid .I only got a 40 min phone call to be told he can't represent me or nothing but this happen after I paid... Read more »
answered on Mar 21, 2023
Based on these facts you have a case for a fee dispute and possibly malpractice or even fraud.
Consult with experienced legal malpractice attorneys in your state. Use Justia search to find an attorney. https://www.justia.com/lawyers
My son was arrested for a crime but while in custody waiting for the trial the case numbers were changed
answered on Mar 11, 2023
Case numbers can be changed for various reasons, such as administrative errors or if the case is transferred to a different court. However, changing a case number after an arrest and while waiting for trial is unusual and may indicate that there have been significant changes to the case, such as a... Read more »
answered on Feb 21, 2023
However, many attorneys (especially personal injury attorneys) include in their fee agreement a provision in which the client provides consent for the attorney to settle the case on the client’s behalf.
Most attorneys, including those with such provisions in their fee... Read more »
If a motion has to be filed before a cause number is assigned, is it lawful to file a motion after?
answered on Dec 24, 2022
Errors and discrepancies in case numbers are almost never fatal. Most such issues can be corrected. It is the substance that matters
answered on Dec 8, 2022
No. Your settlement will preclude you from relitigating your divorce against your former spouse.
Your legal remedy is a legal malpractice case against your former attorney. You will need to show that your former attorney’s conduct did not meet the standard of care for attorneys... Read more »
Hi I went to court, the paper I signed stating what my next court date was, said the 14th of November. My bail bondsman sent me an email on the 6th saying that I had court on the 14th. My court date on the 14th was cancelled I have a text from my lawyer to prove it. This is where I get lost. I get... Read more »
answered on Nov 26, 2022
There is simply no way anyone could possibly answer this question in this forum. You should talk to your bail bondsman and show him the paperwork you were given showing your court date. And get another attorney to investigate for you
oil and gas wells in Texas. I have proof, where can I find an attorney that can help us get everything back plus interest?
answered on Nov 21, 2022
You should look here in Justia for an experienced attorney board certified in civil litigation with a background in oil and gas litigation and in real estate litigation, ideally located in the county (or an adjacent county) where the stolen oil and gas wells are located.
Obviously, this is... Read more »
I plan to expose those who are corrupt in the Law Enforcement and Justice Department. Corruption will not be committed on my watch as an American Veteran and Advocate for those who can’t defend themselves… They are putting innocent individuals in jail and in prison…
answered on Nov 6, 2022
In my professional experience, there is very little corruption in the Bexar County justice system.
True, from time to time an innocent person is found guilty and put in jail or prison. In my experience, that is rarely the result of corruption but is more commonly the result of... Read more »
It's a jocular episode of "resisting arrest"; a class A misdemeanor upfront, but upon successive charges shall be enhanced to a felonious severity...
answered on Aug 26, 2022
Habeas Corpus Writ Application forms should be available at the Court of Criminal Appeals website. If not, use the 11.07 app form and review the 11.09 rules to be sure you comply.
Is it possible to pursue legal action on an attorney and judge for misconduct? The judge has already had disciplinary action With the board
answered on Aug 20, 2022
You can sue an attorney, yes. That is called malpractice.
Judges are exempt from suit because of how they ruled on your case. The best you can do is file a complaint with the Texas Judicial Board, but you need serious evidence. Merely ruling against you is insufficient. Your best way to... Read more »
following discharge from community superv./deferred adj. (Tx Govt code Art. 42A.106b) (assuming Strickland is met and 11.073 collateral consequences are sufficient enough to meet 'confinement' standard) addtl background: i was denied an order for non-disclosure under (411.081) because i... Read more »
answered on Aug 5, 2022
I have not seen any caselaw that will allow what you are seeking. Once you are not "actually confined" it is almost impossible to get habeas relief. You could litigate and appeal the issue but I do not see you being successful without a showing of signifigant or real confinment or other... Read more »
The court ordered you to pay $2000 almost 2 years ago. According to the rules of civil procedure if you don’t pay within 10 days of when you were ordered the court can strike your pleadings. You have paid a total of $50 leaving an outstanding deposit balance of $1950. If that... Read more »
answered on Jun 26, 2022
I doubt the court will strike your pleadings but you need to pay or settle the case,
I have had an assigned lawyer for 11 months. During that time she has been extremely uncommunicative, not answering any requests for info about my defense. Not confirming that she receives my calls or emails. She has not done anything in my defense to prepare for trial. Last week, prior to a... Read more »
answered on Jun 22, 2022
It sounds like you have already taken the proper steps by documenting your communications and approaching the judge. Many court-appointed lawyers are overworked and underpaid. Client communications are time-consuming and are not always helpful to the attorney's preparation of a defense.... Read more »
I got a hold, via a court FOIA request, of my 2016 arrest records. When I got indicted and charged, I kept getting told that my charge could not get entirely dismissed because the "witness statements" said something that was too "serious" to get my much more concrete piece of... Read more »
answered on May 13, 2022
The best time to fight criminal charges is BEFORE you take a plea. The only way to get Deferred Adjudication is to enter a plea of Guilty or No Contest (which is the same as Guilty with regard to a criminal case anyway.) In almost all cases, a defendant only has 30 days to start the appeals... Read more »
Stopped because claimed couldn’t read my license plate. Small town, same officer, seen me several previous times and had followed me 20 minutes before he seen me again to pull me over. I asked what his probable cause was and he said I looked nervous. All I was doing was putting gas in my... Read more »
answered on May 11, 2022
Your attorney may attempt to get copies of all data and voice recordings sent to that patrol car on that particular day in hopes of discovering whether or not the officer attempted to run your plates.
A new attorney and we're going to trial in 2 weeks or less or maybe 3 weeks but they're not prepared for my case and I haven't ever spoke to him before and the only information they have is what the prosecutor gave them instead of investigating my caseit been over 2 years
answered on Apr 6, 2022
Although you have the right to an attorney, you don't have the right to a GOOD attorney. You have to pay for that and it's really expensive.
That said, if your attorney does nothing (or almost nothing) to prepare then that can be "ineffective assistance of counsel"... Read more »
answered on Dec 2, 2021
No, of course not. Without some basis for why you would ask this, there's nothing more that I can say that would be relevant and helpful. If you have a lawyer, ask them. If not, I suggest you visit with a probate lawyer in your area ASAP to address your concerns.
Filed by indictment was his book in..is that a legal indictment or does the grand jury have to indict him. He also was not evaluated within 24 to 72hrs. Can I file a writ of habeas corpus
answered on Nov 29, 2021
If the person is being held on a felony offense, then, yes, the person has a right to be indicted by a grand jury before the State of Texas can prosecute him for that felony. The only exception to this rule is that an accused person in some cases may be allowed to waive (give up) his right to be... Read more »
They dont care what card you use, they only go cheaper if it’s cash. Where do I go to dispute these charges. It’s not fair to the consumer that they pass their charges onto me when making payment. I dont want to carry 500-1000 dollars to avoid paying 3%
answered on Nov 2, 2021
Yes, unfortuantely it is legal in Texas and almost all states. The company does have to post a notice of what they are charging you and the bill should show the charge separately, They can charge up to 3.99%. If you are a very good customer or making a large purchase, ask the store owner or manager... Read more »
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