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  • Can a judge put you in jail for not getting an attorney

    I am in criminal court and have been out if a job for 3 months I asked for a court appointed attorney and was denied because I was out on bond. The judge ordered me to get a job and an attorney by my next court date which was only two weeks time....

    Mekisha’s Answer

    It has happened and could happen to you. Hopefully, the Judge was just making threats to make you hurry up and get an attorney by the next setting. Maybe the attorney you are talking to currently can work some kind of deal with you to go to court and tell the Judge that they anticipate being hired by the next setting, so the Judge is not as mad.

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  • What can I expect when I re-enter the US with 2 outstanding arrest warrants. I am a US citizen.

    I have been traveling abroad for 5 years. I have a warrant in one Indiana county for breaking probation (DUI related). I have a second warrant in another Indiana county for failure to appear. The charges were for driving on suspended license and D...

    Mekisha’s Answer

    It just depends on how the warrants were entered into NCIC. I have had clients get detained and arrested at the airport. The safest way to handle it is to post a bond on the warrants. That is the only way to be certain you wont be detained and/or arrested and extradited.

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  • If gang members want to kill me in mexico, can I apply for convention against torture relief?

    they want to kill me for money not because I am a member of a particular social group.

    Mekisha’s Answer

    You should refile this under immigration law.

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  • If convicted guilty of a misdemeanor can they add or elevate it to a felony charge too? Will there be an additional trial of so?

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    Mekisha’s Answer

    Your question is not specific enough. Generally, no. For example, if you are convicted of theft and they later realize it was your 3rd offense for theft. It's too late, the state cannot elevate it after you have already been convicted on the misd. Is that what you're asking?

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  • I have an arrest record that i want to get expunged. The two year anniversary was 8-24-15

    i would like to know around how much it would cost and how long it will take to be completed/what is the process

    Mekisha’s Answer

    Call some local attorneys to see what they will charge.

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  • How will they find someone with a warrant if the address is wrong on the report?

    I pressed charges on my ex bf for aggravated assault. He now has a warrant out and it's for an F2. The address on his report is incorrect. Will they just leave it innactive until he has a traffic violation or will they go to his job?

    Mekisha’s Answer

    The warrant will be executed by the Harris County Sheriff's Department (warrant division). Lately, they have been more pro-active in executing these warrants. So, I would be prepared and expect that they will show up at the employment.

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  • Can a 19 year old date a 16 year old?

    My 16 daughter is dating a 19 year old guy, but they have been dating since he was a senior in high school & she was a freshman. He is now in South Carolina in the military and is being told by other people that he could go to jail and must follo...

    Mekisha’s Answer

    The way these cases come to the court's attention is usually by the mom calling the police and an investigation beginning. You have said that she has your consent... So, this extremely limits how this would ever become an issue with law enforcement. How close to 17 is she? This is a situation of a potential technical violation with it's application being unlikely.

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  • At what age may a 17 year old travel be itself?

    I am a 17 year old I live in Texas, and I was wondering at what age I can travel by myself. I have heard that in the state of Texas a 17 year old is considered an adult. May I take a flight to Chicago, ILL while being 17? I have also heard that if...

    Mekisha’s Answer

    I would call the specific carrier to be sure...

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  • Okay so I was arrested on Possesion charges half a zip .... I live in Texas the office arrested me and never read me my rights.

    how so I get out of this ?

    Mekisha’s Answer

    You need to hire counsel as soon as possible!

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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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