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  • On parole and im supposed to go to rehab for 3 failed test. What happens if I dont go? Will I get more time?

    I have a year on parole left.

    Robert’s Answer

    Why wouldn't you go? Do you want to go back to prison? Yes, the parole board can almost certainly will issue and blue warrant and ship you back to TDCJ if you ignore them. It's a bad idea.

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  • What can I do in regards to a 30 mph over violation? How much trouble am I in?

    I was driving home Saturday night, and I was pulled over by a police officer utilizing pacing. He informed me that he had been following me for a mile and cited me. I haven't had a ticket since 2010. I know I am not eligible for defensive driving,...

    Robert’s Answer

    Get a local ticket attorney to work it out for you, someone with experience in that court. Tickets have a lot of options, but to get the best result and save time hire someone who knows that particular court and how to get the result you want.

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  • Our business agreed to host an event with a client which we later found to be mentally unstable.

    The refund was returned, but the client refused it and sued. Instead of suing our business she sued our employee who signed the contract therefore we were unable to have our attorney represent us. The judge found for the plaintiff, but then filed ...

    Robert’s Answer

    You need to find a local small business lawyer to assist immediately. We offer free consultations on all business law cases and we can review the judgment and let you know your options. We have an office in Forney and it's important to get started immediately. We have helped many small business owners locally with lawsuits and we are proud to be the largest business law firm in Kaufman County.

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  • If a Texas District Attorney`s office rejects a case, do the records all need to be expunged?

    Arrested for retaliation and resisting arrest da`s office rejected the charges.

    Robert’s Answer

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    Yes you must hire a lawyer and file a petition to expunge these records. There is no automatic expunction for arrests in Texas. Whatever arrest records there are (bond paperwork, mugshot etc), are all public record until the expunction is granted. Our firm offers free consultations on all expunctions. However, a rejected case may have time limits that apply as to when you can file for an expunction. We can go over your options and let you know how to get these records destroyed as quickly as possible.

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  • Extracurricular activities

    In the possession orders it states that each parent will take my daughter to her extracurricular activities when in their possession. I am agreeable to that, but my ex-spouse claims that birthday parties and slumber parties are included due to th...

    Robert’s Answer

    Your duty to transport your daughter to extracurricular activities will be defined in the custody order. Does it have a definition of what activities are covered? I would suggest you contact the lawyer who represented you in your custody case and ask him/her to help you.

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  • A so called Organic Natural micro-derm scrub product damaged skin, causing a severe reaction to my face that looks like burns.

    What steps should I take to file a law suit against the company that manufactured this product?

    Robert’s Answer

    I am sorry to hear about your skin reaction. If you need medical treatment you should visit your doctor and/or dermatologist. You should contact a personal injury/product liability attorney to schedule a consultation. It's not something you should file on your own. Most personal injury lawyers, including our firm, offer free consultations. You should bring whatever information you have on the product, where you purchased it, and any medical bills or paperwork to the consultation.

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  • Can a contested divorce become uncontested???

    I filed for divorce(TX) in Oct13'. Respondent answered and contested in Jan14'. I still haven't heard what it was he actually contested. 9 months later, still nothing. Until today, his lawyer informed my lawyer that his client would be coming to ...

    Robert’s Answer

    The term uncontested divorce is most often used in the context of the contract for services. Lawyers may charge less of a rate for a divorce where both parties agree to all the terms and call that an uncontested divorce. However, most divorce cases end up settling at some point but family lawyers don't usually use the terms "uncontested divorce" for a case that eventually settles, but did not begin as an agreed or uncontested divorce. Statistically speaking a low percentage of divorce cases are settled by a trial of any kind. It would be more accurate to say that your divorce case has settled for your terms. Whether that entitles you to a refund of any kind will be controlled by the language in your contract. I would recommend you review your contract to see how the fees are handled and whether you should expect a refund.

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  • Needs to vacate a conviction from 2002 that my affect my immigration status as a legal permanent resident.

    i pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor B back in 2002 and now im afraid it may affect my immigration status, this happened in gillespie county tx, im trying to find a good criminal layer that could help me try to vacated this conviction, any help or ad...

    Robert’s Answer

    It's not easy to overturn a conviction in Texas. Your only option at this point is going to be to file a Writ to challenge the conviction. You can't appeal something this old. You need a local lawyer who handles post conviction matters, and you should have an immigration lawyer to advise you on how this will affect your status.

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  • Can my husbands burglary of bldg which was enhanced 2nd degree felony because of his crim history be reduced to a misd?

    He took a friend to a storage building, friend gave him the pass code to open the gate my hubby dropped his friend off and left came back 20 mins later, picked him up and they left. Later on my hubby found out the friend stole items from the stora...

    Robert’s Answer

    Can it be reduced? Sure, there is no legal barrier to plea bargaining to a lesser included offense, something like criminal trespass, or regular theft. Your husband needs to hire a local attorney to assist immediately. Every Kaufman County criminal defense lawyer I know, including our firm's team of defense lawyers, offer free consultations. Take advantage of that.

    I'll add that this story is going to be met with a high degree of skepticism from the DA's office given your husband's criminal history. You may need to hire a private investigator to assist and have your lawyer contact the "friend's" lawyer. Don't contact the friend yourself, it's a bad idea. Your husband needs a local experienced defense lawyer immediately.

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  • I have a friend who is on parole for theift 20k to 100k and got picked up for burglery of habitation possession on weed

    and driving while revoked he has 18 months of parole left what will he get for his convitions”

    Robert’s Answer

    Your friend needs a lawyer for the new charges, fighting those cases will help him with the parole hearing. If he has a blue warrant, then he can't get out of jail for a while, but he can start working on the new charges and have a lawyer start defending those so he doesn't end up with even more prison time than what he is already looking at

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