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Scott Douglas Marquardt

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  • If I got flashed by a red light camera while on deferred adj probation for possession of a controlled sub/u one gram is my P.O.

    gonna find out? And how is this gonna affect me? I have been doing so good and had not had any violations or dirty u.a.'s. I know one of my terms were not to violate any laws while on probation. Please help I am very worried about this. Thanks

    Scott’s Answer

    In Texas, red light cameras are civil violations not criminal. You should be fine. just pay the fine when the notice comes in the mail.

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  • My husband is in prison on his 3rd time what is his percentage of him making his 1st parole if i hire a lawyer

    this is his third time in prison his first time he signed on one year his second time he signed on 3 years and this time he was sentenced to 10 years with 3 months back time he has been incarsarated since january 23 2015 he sees parole april 2016 ...

    Scott’s Answer

    It depends on the nature of his offense. It also depends on his conduct while inside. It sounds like his first trip was a state jail felony so there would have been no parole possible. Getting the advice of a parole attorney could not hurt.

    Good luck.

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  • Why would this persons criminal trespassing charge be upgraded to to a felony?

    I know this girl, and she has a court record in 2010 that says as follow: (Case Type: Adult Misdemeanor - Filed by Information/Charges: CRIM TRESPASS HABIT/SHLTR/SUPRFUND/INFSTRT/Statute: 30.05(d)(3)(A)/Level: Class A Misdemeanor) and the...

    Scott’s Answer

    Based on the limited facts that you supplied, would guess that the likely reason would be that the misdemeanor tresspass charge was likely enhanced one degree of severity because of prior convictions. The person needs to retain a good defense attorney. Good Luck.

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  • How can you cancel a child support card?

    I am 17 years old, and my mom and dad pay child support to my grandparents. Though, because of conflict I moved out and now live with my aunt and uncle so they now take the child support from my grandparents. I don't feel comfortable living with m...

    Scott’s Answer

    Unfortunately, under the laws of Texas, you are the responsibility of your grandparents until you turn 18. You can petition the Court to emancipate you when you are 17, however, you will need to prove to the Court that you are capable of caring and financially providing for yourself. Also emancipation would likely end your dad's obligation to pay child support. You need to consult a lawyer in Cypress to further explore your options.
    Good Luck.

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  • Is there a timeframe in which a father of a newborn child must establish paternal rights or risk losing all rights to the child?

    Unmarried couple have a child 7 months after split and maternal side doesn't want paternal party to establish rights. Paternal party has intentions to establish paternity as soon as financially possible. Is there an expiration date on his ability ...

    Scott’s Answer

    Mr. Gilbert is correct. You have 30 days to either have yourself put on the birth certificate or to file an acknowledgement of paternity. Since those are no longer available to the father in your scenario, he will need to file a Suit Affecting the Parent Child Relationship (SAPCR) and request a paternity test. If he is the father, he will be able to ask the Court to establish temporary visitation and support.

    Good Luck

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  • Can I get my daughter?

    I Have a cps case open was already told it was gonna close then it stayed open...my case worker is best-friends with my ex boyfriends mom and that is who is keeping my daughter so I have contacted caseworkers supervisor but still nothing has been ...

    Scott’s Answer

    Do not sign any paperwork and hire a family law attorney that has experience dealing with CPS. CPS uses threats to get parents to voluntarily consent to allowing modifications to their rights. You are entitled to a hearing where CPS has to prove substantial risk of physical or emotional harm to your daughter. You need to retain a lawyer to protect your rights if you did not do anything to justify removal and if the investigation is biased. Good Luck,

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  • I was awarded my truck in my divorce. My ex wife took it Saturday. How do I get my truck back?

    I was awarded my truck in the divorce. My ex wife never gave me the other set of keys. She took my truck from my job on Saturday. How do I get my truck back?

    Scott’s Answer

    You will need a Motion for Enfocement. Also, depending if your decree mentions operating as a muniment of title, you can file charges. Good luck.

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  • Which parent is responsible when a 12-year-old minor is caught shoplifting $400 and the parents are divorced?

    My stepdaughter was at her mother's when she and 2 other juveniles were caught shoplifting $400 worth of property. Her mother dropped the three 12-year-old girls off at the mall, and they managed to steal from 3 stores before being picked up by ma...

    Scott’s Answer

    This case will be in the juvenile court so the charges will be civil and not criminal. Both you and your ex-wife will be involved in the process. You definitely need to hire a lawyer to represent your daughter.

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  • Does Texas recognize the theory of compelled self-publication?

    I was terminated for misconduct based on the findings of HR's investigation. This misconduct is reported, and now will affect future employment. I had made a complaint to my supervisor about a co-worker that I knew was trying to get me fired, bu...

    Scott’s Answer

    I agree with Mr. White. This is not criminal. I'm going to move it to employment also.

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  • How much time will i get if i wanna set out a unlawful possesion of a fire arm felony 3 i wanna do jail time verses probation

    Unlawful possesion of a fire arm felony 3

    Scott’s Answer

    You are charged with a crime that carries a penalty of 2-5 years confinement TDC. What the recomendation from the DA will be will depend on a lot of things including prior convictions and arrests. You need to discuss this with your lawyer.

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