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Robert Sterling Guest

Forney Criminal Defense Attorney.

Contributor Level 16
  1. DWI settlements

    Answered 11 months ago.

    1. George Louis Legrand
    2. Roderick Carlos Lopez
    3. David Herman Hirsch
    4. Bryan David Fisher
    5. Jason F. Abraham
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    I am sorry to hear about your injuries and I hope you make a full recovery soon. The good news is that most local car accident lawyers (including our firm) offer free consultations. You don't have to let the insurance company take advantage of you. Hire a local attorney to negotiate on your behalf. If this was in Kaufman County then we can discuss the results of the last few car accidents trials. That's one advantage of a local firm, we understand the local justice system.

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  2. Can civil or non criminal records be sealed or expunged?

    Answered 11 months ago.

    1. Robert Sterling Guest
    2. Steven Ray Green
    3. Daniel Lee O'Neil
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    What kind of job behavior comes up on a background check? You have to be arrested to even apply for an expunction, if not, you can't file.

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  3. I plead no contest to assault with bodily injury to a family member, can I get it expunged

    Answered about 1 year ago.

    1. Robert Sterling Guest
    2. Rashelle Fetty
    3. Kent Wade Starr
    4. Craig M. Price
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    It sounds like you were convicted since you served two months in jail. If you were convicted then are not eligible for an expunction.

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  4. With two dwi's 20 yrs ago and person living out of state same amount of time, would case still be active in Texas?

    Answered about 1 year ago.

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    2. Robert Sterling Guest
    3. Achmed Mirari Defreitas
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    It's possible the case is still active. The statute of limitations only prevents the State from filing a case after a certain amount of time. However, if the case has already been filed then the SOL doesn't apply. Hire a local lawyer to research the case and see if it has been dismissed.

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  5. Enhanced for a leadership role that was never mentioned in trial in 2004 Can we fight this?

    Answered about 1 year ago.

    1. Robert Sterling Guest
    2. Joshua Sachs
    3. Anthony Michael Solis
    4. Raymond George Wigell
    5. Stephen F Wallace
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    If you're son went to trial on a federal drug conspiracy then he should have had a lawyer assisting him. Questions about how the sentencing guidelines apply to evidence at trial are best answered by someone who was at the trial or has reviewed the transcript. I would recommend that you ask his trial lawyer these questions, or hire a lawyer who handle federal criminal appeals to assist. This question is beyond the scope of an Avvo answer. You'll need to consult with and/or retain a lawyer if you...

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  6. I hired a lawyer in a criminal charge and getting very bad representation. I now don't work, can I can I get a public defender?

    Answered about 1 year ago.

    1. Tab Eugene Lawhorn
    2. Robert Sterling Guest
    3. Phillip Wayne Goff
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    First, don't assume you are indigent. The court has to make that finding and the bar is set very low with regards to income and assets. Second, the court is not going to appoint you a lawyer, because you already have one. Try to salvage this relationship with your attorney. If this lawyer won't return phone calls then try to schedule a consultation. Send certified letters asking about your case. Those get a lawyers attention. The plea offers in a case are a product of discussions between...

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  7. Someone has first announcement hearing on the 15th for aggravated assault in jail 160 days what is this what will happen next?

    Answered over 1 year ago.

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    2. Jared Seth Robinson
    3. Jimmie Lee J. Brown Jr.
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    If he has a court appointed lawyer I would ask that lawyer what to expect. It is typical in many Texas counties for a criminal cases to have more than one announcement setting. But I don't take cases in Temple, so I don't know the process there. You would need a local lawyer to advise you on how many times a case is reset.

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  8. Mentally unstable, no help from public defender, sentenced to 8 years. Please explain appeal process in Texas.

    Answered over 1 year ago.

    1. Christopher Daniel Leroi
    2. Robert Sterling Guest
    3. Spencer James Cahoon
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    If she had a trial and she is indigent then she should have a court appointed appellate lawyer. I'd ask that attorney about how the process will work in her case. If you are not satisfied with that attorney, then you should find some local post conviction lawyers and schedule some consultations. Here is my page on how the criminal appeal process works.

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  9. My ex agreed to pay $404 per month for children's health ins because I could get it$ 1500.00 cheaper than he was paying but I

    Answered over 1 year ago.

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    Is it legal to sue you? It's not a crime to sue someone. So yes, it's legal. Will he win any money from you? That's not a question Avvo can answer. Here is what you need to, take whatever papers you have and meet with a local family lawyer. Ask them what you need to do to defend yourself in this lawsuit.

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  10. A been divorce for five ago can i still claim alimony

    Answered over 1 year ago.

    1. Robert Sterling Guest
    2. Christopher Daniel Leroi
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    I'm going almost certainly not. It's still a good idea to take your divorce decree and have a local family lawyer review it to see if you have any recourse. Most family lawyers offer free consults.

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