You may be eligible for expunction if you were arrested but never charged with an indictment or an information; the charge is no longer pending; and you have not been convicted of a felony in the five years preceding the date of the arrest to be expunged. The expunction will have to be initiated in the county where you were charged. Attorney's fees for such a service can vary greatly from one attorney to another.
You are probably not eligible to get your records expunged. You are most like eligible to file a petition for non-disclosure. The previous poster is correct that this non-disclosure will prevent private entities from accessing your criminal records, but certain governmental organizations will be able to see it; including law enforcement and the D.A's office. I would recommend consulting with an attorney before you file the non-disclosure, as certain requirements have to be met.
There are dozens of factors involved in evaluating a personal injury claim/case. Such a claim is mainly based on the extent of your injuries, the amount of your medical bills, any permanent injuries that will affect you in the future. In addition to that, you should be reimbursed for pain and suffering, mental anguish, lost wages, and other damages, should they apply. I would not recommend that any individual handle a personal injury claim on their own. The laws and procedures involved in...
If you are the victim of bug bites at a hotel or motel, then you have legal rights that may allow you to recover for past and future medical bills, mental anguish, pan & suffering, and other damages should they apply to your situation. If you haven't already, I would recommend getting checked yourself and your wife checked out by a physician as soon as possible. I would recommend consulting with an attorney before you pursue a formal claim/lawsuit against the hotel. If you have any questions, I...
Yes, you most likely have legal standing to sue the school. Proving up a premises liability case such as this one is very difficult in Texas. I would not recommend doing it without the assistance of legal counsel. I have handled several such cases. If you have any questions or would like to discuss further, do not hesitate to contact me.
Sam K. Mukerji
The age of consent in Texas is 17 years old. Statutory rape is a strict liability offense, meaning it does not matter whether you knew or didn't knew her age at the time you had sex with her. If you are less than three years older than your partner, you can use that fact to defend yourself against charges of statutory rape. You cannot be charged under Texas statutory rape laws if you are married to your minor partner. Legally, yes it is possible to have charges pressed against you for statutory...