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  • I have a relative who was arrested for evading arrest, the affidavit for arrest warrant or capias is full of errors.

    What I am wondering is if these errors are enough to get the case dropped? Doesn't the case have to follow the sworn statement? The warrant begins with an error (one of the street names) and continues on with turns that are impossible to...

    Macy’s Answer

    These are not the kinds of errors that warrant a dismissal. They may give his attorney something to work with. The police are unlikely to release the dash can video to you. These videos often auto delete within 30 days if an attorney doesn't file a motion to preserve them. The only thing you can do is make sure he has a well-qualified attorney representing him and let that person do their job.

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  • How do I get a motion to dismiss a warrant for arrest ?

    There seems to be a warrant, but when I called the Sheriff's office I was told that it was never issued to any court or judge. The warrant was issued in 2010 but I was never aware of ir until I had an extensive background check done. There is no ...

    Macy’s Answer

    That's not exactly how it works. First, typically a police agency issues an original capias warrant not a judge. Second, the court will not hear any motions on a case until a bond has been posted. Under these facts, there is some small possibility that a judge would grant a PR bond and even a smaller possibility that they would waive bookin and arraignment. But basically, you'll have to hire an attorney, turn yourself in, post a bond, then the attorney can start filing motions with the court. You need to start interviewing local attorneys as soon as possible.

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  • Im on mistminor probation in texas for possession of marijuana can i move to California with my dad

    I just signed 10 months and i want to move to CA for good what will happen in california if i was to get pulled over I know i can be held 30 days but after that what happens i highly doubt they would bring me back Will they transfer ? Whats ...

    Macy’s Answer

    You need to follow through with probation or you will have a warrant that will follow you around and eventually get you re-arrested. Apply for a transfer. If you can't get it, plow through your probation conditions and see if you can get early release or get converted to unsupervised in a few months. Either of these would allow you to move.

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  • Consequences for not turning in community service records within time period of Deferred Prosecution Agreement?

    I got Deferred Prosecution for a misdemeanor DWI in Texas in summer of 2011. The Agreement was for two years and one of the stipulations was that I do 50 hours of community service. Now I cannot remember if I actually turned in any evidence to the...

    Macy’s Answer

    Couple of things. You can't get deferred on a DWI. The law doesn't allow it. Possibly you were under 21 and got a DUI? Makes a big difference. A DWI would be a final conviction and not expungable. A DUI could be expunged if you successfully completed your deferral period. If you were successfully discharged from your probation, they cannot go back and change that or refile the case. You need to contact the clerks of the court and confirm your discharge status (and the level of your offense).

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  • I had a Class A misdemeanor DISMISSED and I got denied an apartment WHY?

    I had a class A misdemeanor FV case dismissed in court about a year ago. I have went and found an apartment that was really nice and in my price range. I submitted my application and I noticed it was taking a little longer and the leasing agent fi...

    Macy’s Answer

    A dismissed case will show forever unless you expunge it. A criminal history is a perfectly acceptable reason to reject a tenant in Texas. Any local defense attorney should be able to handle an expunction for you. Just start calling around.

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  • I need to know do I need a lawyer present to get a bond reinstated?

    I need a good court appointed lawyer?

    Macy’s Answer

    Well it sounds like you're in a catch-22. The only way you get a court appointed attorney is if the judge appoints one. But you can't go to the judge with an active warrant without getting arrested. So it sounds like you are either going to have to hire an attorney to go meet with the judge on your behalf or appear at court by yourself and hope for the best.

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  • My wife told police I threatened her.I said I didn't but was still arrested and released the next day and given a court date.

    If she doesn't come to court will the fine/charge be dismissed since it was a my word against hers type of thing. I also received a letter from the courts saying an ammended complaint was filed.

    Macy’s Answer

    All we can do is guess how your case will turn out. Are you charged with a Class A Terroristic Threat? Most family violence cases I handle are he said-she said scenarios. The prosecutors are used to seeing this fact pattern, and it does not necessarily cause them to dismiss the case. You need to speak to a local defense attorney to discuss the details of your case and get more specific feedback.

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  • Indictment quashed

    My public defender says that they are basically going to charge me Again of the same crime misdemeanor theft enhanced to state jail felony enhanced to second degree felony they just have to fix there mistake he said that when it goes through grand...

    Macy’s Answer

    A bond is attached to one case. If you are reindicted, this is a new case. Your attorney can ask the judge for a PR bond, which requires no money.

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  • How to get a case expunged?

    Two years ago I got into an altercation was charged felony. I paid for a lawyer and she was able to bump charges down to simple misdemeanor class c. Basically speeding ticket, due to me never having a prior. She told me that long as I stay out of ...

    Macy’s Answer

    It sounds like you are eligible for an expunction. The entire process takes about six months. Once it is expunged, no one can see it and you can legally deny that the arrest ever occurred. Fees will vary from one attorney to the next. Just start calling around.

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  • Does defendant have grounds that Attorney A was constructively ineffective at trial?

    Defendant in Texas charged with a crime hires Attorney A to represent him at trial. Attorney A has a partnership with Attorney B. Defendant never meets or speaks to Attorney B prior to trial. At trial, Attorney A is absent from courtroom for tw...

    Macy’s Answer

    It's unlikely. However, this is an issue for appeal. The deadline to file an appeal expires 30 days after sentencing. If you have missed this deadline, you may be able to proceed on a writ. You need to discuss this with an appellate attorney as soon as possible.

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