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  • I was caught with a quarter ounce of marijuana and it's my first offense, what am I looking at?

    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...

    Mekisha’s Answer

    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.

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  • Is it a crime to dump a beer on someone?

    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?

    Mekisha’s Answer

    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.

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  • Consequences for violating PTI, first time.

    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 ...

    Mekisha’s Answer

    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.

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  • What will happen to me? Will my probation be revoked? Should I get a lawyer?

    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...

    Mekisha’s Answer

    Your probation very well could be revoked. You need to hire counsel to intervene as soon as possible.

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  • If a probation officer says no is that an automatic denial for motion to terminate early probation

    Probation

    Mekisha’s Answer

    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.

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  • Getting caught for shoplifting at Wall-mart what do we need to do ?

    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 ...

    Mekisha’s Answer

    You need to hire an attorney to help you with these cases.

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  • Criminal recird help

    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

    Mekisha’s Answer

    Go to the Harris County District Clerk's Website to do a Harris County Search.

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  • How Long Does It Take For Exspontion

    I had a class b misdemeanor but I was found not guilty and the case was dropped ! How long until it's exsponged?

    Mekisha’s Answer

    Your case will not be expunged automatically -- You'll need to file an Expunction for it to happen.

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  • How many times can you have "Deferred Adjudication?"

    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?

    Mekisha’s Answer

    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.

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  • Search Warrant. What does my lawyer have to do to see a search warrant?

    Does my lawyer have access to view a search warrant? what does he have to do?

    Mekisha’s Answer

    Yes - the attorney has to ask the ADA for a copy, assuming it's not already attached to the State's file.

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