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Matthew Patrick Horak

Matthew Horak’s Answers

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  • This my fiance 2nd burglary of habitation case. How much time is he looking at? and how much would it cost.

    they didnt catch him in the home they brought him back to the scene. People were inside but he didnt take anything.Im a single mother of 3 trying to help my finace how can i get him some help

    Matthew’s Answer

    The range of punishment he is facing could be 2-20 years or 5-life. The prosecutor will evaluate the circumstances of the new charge and also the circumstances and punishment he received for the prior charge (and any other criminal history) to determine an appropriate punishment.

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  • Cant stop registry as sex offender how can i do that

    i finish probation 2 years ago but still have to register

    Matthew’s Answer

    Whether you can deregister also depends on what type of charge you have been put on probation for and what length of time is required for your registration. The new Texas laws have provisions for deregistration, but the laws depend on how the Texas registration laws compare to some federal laws governing registration. The new laws allow you to enter the deregistration process if you qualify. Then you have to obtain certain approvals from different agencies, including certain state approved counselors, to be allowed off the list.

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  • How can three boys be charged with aggraveted robbery at their own home

    one of the boys was selling weed to two guys who tried to rob him. He started screaming for help. The 2 other boys came out of the house. Tied the robbers up and did call 911. The three boys saw 2 babies in car seats in the back of the car and let...

    Matthew’s Answer

    I'm curious to know why they are charges with "aggravated robbery" and if the arrested boys gave any statements to the police and if there were any other witnesses.
    I'm a former Harris County felony prosecutor and I have been handling criminal cases for 10 years. I can be reached at 713-225-8000

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  • My Husband was arrested falsely for Felony possession of controlled a substance & firearm what can i do to help get it dropped?

    He has a prior for both but he has never caught them together. This time he is wronged because after the officer searched him and found the firearm with no Controlled Substance he placed him in the back of the car when arriving tho the Holding Fac...

    Matthew’s Answer

    I would recommend you hire an attorney that can effectively discuss the laws of search and seizure. The most critical issues right now involve the reason for the detention and the search.

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