On my 17th birthday, my father was arrested while driving my truck that contained around a 1/4 ounce of marijuana. the arraignment is coming up and I will of course say that it was mine. What will my sentencing be? like I said, this is my first of...
If you have never been arrested before, you will be likely offered the first chance program where you do community service and then the case is dismissed. But you still have to hire an attorney because you apparently were arrested by an agency that doesn't automatically send cases to this program. Hopefully you are in a court where the judge will not assess any additional bond conditions.See question
My room mate poured a mug of beer over someone's head and the person said they are going to the police. Is this assault?
Yes, this type of offense is considered a class C assault by contact. But the burden of proof on a class C is the same as on a Murder. So, don't admit to anything to the police or on social media.See question
I have been on PTI program for 6 months, program ends in October of 2015. Duty officer said I violated the program by not providing breath sample in In-Home device at set times, over 20+ times of past month, March. I'm thinking I have a defective ...
The terms of the PTI contracts clearly state that you can be discharged from the program for ANY reason. So, the state does not have to prove anything and you may not get the opportunity to prove anything either depending on your attorney. You need to have counsel at this next court setting.See question
Hi how are you, yesterday I was at walMart with my fiancé and my 5 month old daughter. I was taking care of her and playing with her while he was doing the self checkout, when we were done we walked out and somebody stopped us outside the store an...
Your probation very well could be revoked. You need to hire counsel to intervene as soon as possible.See question
NO!! It is not! It is up to the Judge. Your attorney can file a Motion for Early Termination of Probation which will cause your file to be sent back before the Judge for review for early termination.See question
I am 17 and my sister is 21 years old we both got caught shoplifting at wall-mart we stole makeup and it was under $50 dollars this was our first time. So the police came and we gave them our information to them and also the people who work there ...
You need to hire an attorney to help you with these cases.See question
I was arrested for petty theft and possession of a controled under one gram 11 yrs ago no trouble since. I wanna expunge my record but i forgot what i pled gulity or no contest how do i find that out
Go to the Harris County District Clerk's Website to do a Harris County Search.See question
I had a class b misdemeanor but I was found not guilty and the case was dropped ! How long until it's exsponged?
Your case will not be expunged automatically -- You'll need to file an Expunction for it to happen.See question
In 2002 I had Deferred Adjudication and it was completed successfully for POM. Would I be allowed to get deferred again if I have a case in Harris County for POM now?
As many times as the DA will give it to you. They don't like give more than one deferred, but can and will in the appropriate case.See question
Does my lawyer have access to view a search warrant? what does he have to do?
Yes - the attorney has to ask the ADA for a copy, assuming it's not already attached to the State's file.See question