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Q: My St. Bernard comes into my house but will not get in a doghouse.I got inhumane treatment ticket.
Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III answered on Feb 24, 2020

I am not sure of your exact question. Call an attorney and discuss the matter. Good luck.

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Q: 3rd speeding ticket within a year in Texas. What’s going to happen if the 3rd one happened within probation of 2nd One

My bf got his 3rd speeding ticket in Texas. The first one was in April which got deferred along with taking the drivers safety course. The second one was around November which he was able to get deferred as long as he completed the 6 month probation. He just got another one this end of February.... Read more »

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

Your boyfriend MAY get his license suspended. The new citation violates the terms of his deferred probation. Call an attorney in your area. Good luck.

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Q: How long do traffic violations stay on your record before there closed
Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III answered on Feb 24, 2020

Convictions remain on your record forever. Has a plea been entered on the cases you are discussing? Calling an attorney may help. Good luck.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Traffic Tickets, Civil Rights and Federal Crimes for Texas on
Q: Looking to get a public defender or lawyer not sure what to do next?

Possession of ampthetampine and a firearm . Pistol was legal and in my vehicle passenger was arrested with the drugs also never told them they could search to begin with . They ran my pistol an when it came back clean he said I’ll go put this back for you and proceeded to search car then persons.

Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III answered on Jan 18, 2020

If you cannot afford an attorney, you can request the Court appoint an attorney to represent you. If you believe you can retain a lawyer, start calling attorneys in your area. Good luck.

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Q: Can a 15 yr old traffic ticket in my maiden name still be pursued or can it be dismissed since it's not my legal name?

A small TX county sent me a postcard saying I had an outstanding criminal case against me pending. Called the county and was told their software was updated so all outstanding tickets were being pursued. No warrant yet, drivers license eligibility is still good. Need to find out how far back TX DPS... Read more »

Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III answered on Jan 16, 2020

Yes, a 15 year old traffic ticket can still be prosecuted even if the citation was issued in your maiden name and you are now married. The question is: were you the individual who was issued the ticket back then, regardless of what your name was or is now. Request an abstract of your record from... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents and Traffic Tickets for Texas on
Q: got a ticket through mail when had an accident but no officers arrived. No one witnessed it. But now a warrant

How can fight this?, County also tried to charge me leaving the scene but statue of limitations played for the county and could no longer attempt to charge me. Although because it had lingered about the ticket and accident I was taken in in another city of Castle Hills in San Antonio for felony... Read more »

Roy Lee Warren
Roy Lee Warren answered on Jan 13, 2020

You will most likely be required to hire a lawyer to help sort that out because several issues are involved. Is the SOL still in play with respect to the citation received in the mail? If the citation is from the same incident the SOL should also apply. You should consult with a lawyer, many give... Read more »

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Q: I received a ticket for “disruption of the classroom” when I was 16. I’m 22 now, can they still pursue that charge?

They are trying to get me to pay an insanely high amount of money for never getting it taken care of, in specific no I never did show up to take care of it. But I did do some time in the county jail under the impression anything else (charge wise) would probably just run concurrently with this jail... Read more »

Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III answered on Jan 9, 2020

If the charging instrument was filed with the court within 2 years from the date of the alleged offense, the statute of limitations is satisfied. Only the court where the case is pending can grant time served credit towards fines and costs (meaning if you were in jail for a case from Court A, you... Read more »

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Q: I just received 2 letter from an attorneys office stating I owe the city for parking tickets from 20 years ago. Why

Is this legitamit?

Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III answered on Dec 21, 2019

No one in this forum can comment on a letter which they haven't seen. If you are concerned, bring the letter to an attorney for review. Good luck.

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Q: I recieved a ticket and has the wrong state but the correct zipcode

Says state MN on DL state and state I live I

Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III answered on Dec 19, 2019

I am not sure of your exact question, but if you are asking if this clerical error will cause dismissal of the citation, the answer is probably not.

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Q: I got 2 tickets for turning when unsafe and atv on public road after a wreck. But I was the only one who got tickets.

We were driving 100 yards to the next driveway from

My friends driveway. He was on his motorcycle which he doesnt have a license for, was not registered or have insurance. Why am I the only one with tickets

Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III answered on Dec 16, 2019

Only the officer who issued the citations can answer your question.

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Q: What if the covering of one of the taillights are busted/broken but the light itself is working properly/undamaged?

I got pulled over because the casing of my taillight was broken. I’m curious to know if it was a legitimate reason to pull me over seeing as the light itself is working properly.

Tammy Lyn Wincott
Tammy Lyn Wincott answered on Dec 16, 2019

Yes, it is still legitimate.

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Q: I was stopped for speeding (66 on a 55), only have an out of state under 21 driving permit, expired insurance card

The car was insured but the card in the car was expired so I have court, what should i prepare for, also moved to Texas from Virginia about 5 months ago

Tammy Lyn Wincott
Tammy Lyn Wincott answered on Dec 16, 2019

You may want to consider hiring an attorney. Many times an attorney will charge no more than the cost you would pay for the fines.

Definitely get a copy of paperwork proving the car was insured at the time you were stopped as you will want to present this evidence in court.

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Q: I was stopped for a headlight, get arressted for no drivers liscene, thet are releasing the truck to my dad who is not

Present, i refused consent to search i go to jail, cops wait on my dad when he gets there tell him they believe there is narcotics in the truck if he gets in the truck he can be charged can they search dad said yes ,the get between the seats in a sunglass case closed find meth and charged me is... Read more »

Roy Lee Warren
Roy Lee Warren answered on Dec 12, 2019

I'm sorry for your troubles. Be sure to explain the reason the police stopped you in the first place to your lawyer, that may be the best place to start. Once a person is arrested the police can have your vehicle towed and perform an inventory search but that does not mean they met the requirements... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets, Criminal Law and Civil Rights for Texas on
Q: I was stopped for a headlight, get arressted for no drivers liscene, thet are releasing the truck to my dad who is not

Present, i refused consent to search i go to jail, cops wait on my dad when he gets there tell him they believe there is narcotics in the truck if he gets in the truck he can be charged can they search dad said yes ,the get between the seats in a sunglass case closed find meth and charged me is... Read more »

Kiele Linroth Pace
Kiele Linroth Pace answered on Dec 12, 2019

They could have searched without your consent as soon as you were arrested.

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Q: Theft of property over 2500 w/2 or more prior convictions, evading arrest or detention 2 priors and 3 traffic misdemeano

My boyfriend (already a felon) was arrested in collin county on the above felony charges as well as expired registration expired operator license and failure to comply with TX motor vehicle safety. He was just released from rockwall county in September of this year for his 3rd felony theft... Read more »

Kiele Linroth Pace
Kiele Linroth Pace answered on Dec 10, 2019

If the prosecutor has the evidence and inclination to charge him as a HABITUAL FELON then he could be in the penitentiary for a very long time.

See: https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/Docs/PE/htm/PE.12.htm#12.42

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Q: Can a court charge you for something you did at age 14 and now I am 28 years old.
Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III answered on Nov 15, 2019

If there are no statute of limitations issues, then the answer to your question is yes, you can be charged with an offense 14 years after the alleged incident.

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Q: payment due date is 11/201/19 and signed by court can i motion for diss for wrongly written date
Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III answered on Nov 4, 2019

I am not exactly sure of the issue in question, but I do not believe your case is subject to dismissal from what you describe.

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Q: I got a first offense citation for no insurance today ! Can I purchase insurance today and get the citation dismissed?

Will getting insurance the same day you got the citation help dismiss the no insurance ticket?

Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III answered on Oct 12, 2019

No, obtaining car insurance after you received a citation will not cause the ticket to be dismissed. Insurance must but be in effect at the time the citation was issued.

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Q: TX.. My husband was given a ticket for no divers license when he was walking out of his Uncle's house. Is this legal?

The Borger Police Department pulled up to my Husband as he was walking out of his Uncle's house. They gave him a ticket for no driver's license and searched the car with no probable cause. They then followed my son n law home when he went and got the car. This is ongoing harassment by Borger Police... Read more »

Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III answered on Oct 7, 2019

Contact the Texas Rangers (with the Department of Public Safety, not the baseball team) and the Attorney General's office if you believe your family is the subject of harassment by local police. Good luck.

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Q: I have tickets in the state of Texas from 2004 and they still show in my record. Do I still have to pay them?
Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III answered on Oct 3, 2019

If final judgments of guilty were entered on the cases and you have not paid the fines assessed, warrants for your arrest will remain outstanding until the fines are paid.

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