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  • Could i speak to the judge at my sons sentencing trial

    This is the first time my son is in trouble with the law he turned 21 eight days before was arrested for a burglary 1 charge he pleaded guilty for a lesser charge but it could go either way the sealing started because of a drug addiction .He grad...

    Jim’s Answer

    Why are you allowing a public defender to represent him? You have a computer. Do you have a car? Jewelry you can sell? Time for a second side job? As you apparently have figured out, the rest of his life is at stake. Family should never allow someone they care about to the hands of a lawyer who works at the pleasure of a judge. They might as well be prosecutors.

    There are some rare exceptions. Your statement that defender does not "really care" tells me he/she is not an exception. That attitude is the rule with free lawyers.

    Good luck.

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  • My son was charged with Aggravated Robbery in Texas in 1998. Can he be extradited after all this time?

    Arrested now in New York charge: FOA900.00zt. What can we expect to happen and what can we do?

    Jim’s Answer

    Yes. Criminal warrants do not "expire."

    A person can run. A person can hide. But the purifying light of the law will eventually shine bright on those who attempt to flee the consequences of their actions. Computers don't forget. Fingerprints don't change.

    Aggravated Robbery is one of the most serious crimes recognized in American law. Texas will bring him back to answer.

    He will need a very good lawyer. He is facing up to life in prison.

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  • How does one find out if they have a Detainer while they are in prison?

    My boyfriend just got sent to prison and got served two years in San Antonio but has warrant's in Alabama in which he will get sent back to Alabama once he serve here first and how can I or he go about finding out if he has detainer . I'm aware th...

    Jim’s Answer

    You don't have to wait for the Bexar county local authorities to tell you what's going on in Alabama. Contact the county in Alabama where the warrants are. You can talk to people there and confirm the warrants and probably confirm if they have placed a "hold" on your loved one.

    A local bondsman there in Bexar county may also be able to give you some information in his status in the jail and if any holds are on him.

    Good luck.

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  • Can a officer of the law charge you with something you didnt have what am i to do?

    I was walking home one night coming from spending time with my daughter and i was stop by a police officer for unlawful pedestrian roadway he asked me if i had anything on me and i told him yes i did, i had a pellet gun he searched me asked me a l...

    Jim’s Answer

    Google your state law on the definition of "pistol." I'm sure the state penal coe and local ordinances are online. Or you can get a lawyer and allow a professional to give you advice. You have been charged with a criminal offense. You need representation.

    Good luck.

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  • Brother went to jail, while out on bond in TX. Missed court date for first inccident. Mom signed on bond, does she have to pay?

    Brother was arrested, mom bailed him out. While out on bond, he was arrested on another charge. He received paper from Travis county, stating that he was being sued by bonding company for jumping bail. He signed something stating that he was in ja...

    Jim’s Answer

    Mom needs to retain a lawyer.

    There are legal measures that can be taken but it must happen before forfeiture suit is made on the bond company by the county or expenses will begin quickly.

    Don't let the bondsman rip her off. They can sometimes be shady.

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  • My daughter(14,)has been seeing a man 19

    he come to my house when ive asked him to leave hes talked to her after i told them not to. I believe there was exchange of pornographic photos. They may have had intercourse im not sure

    Jim’s Answer

    This is an issue for law enforcement. You can report the inappropriate relationship to the police.

    What are you askling?

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  • My boyfriend is in jail again for 459 PC 2nd degree and he is in a immigration bond. will they release him after he serve time?

    its his 3rd offense. the 1st & 2nd offense were dismiss. Using a different name would worsen it but why cant they track his real identity. either or he is still on hold for being illegal alien. Please help thank you very much...

    Jim’s Answer

    If immigration puts a hold on him, there will be no bond and he will not be released.

    He needs a criminal lawyer and an immigration lawyer.

    Good luck.

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  • Joint restitution

    I am 26 yaers old and I had a joint restitution fine for 1800 dollars back in 2003 and I paid my half of 900 dollars and now they are coming at me and saying I owe the other half do I have to pay it and is there a statue of limitation for that

    Jim’s Answer

    Defendants are generally jointly and severally liable. This means the plaintiff/victim can get the whole amount from either of you, or you can each pay your part.

    If a judgment has already been rendered, SOL is not an issue that will help you.

    If your co-D desn't pay their half - it's on you.

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  • Should I meet with detective and agree to a citation?

    Was arrested for domestic violence class A misdemeanor, recently received a call from detective 4 months after arrest stating that he wants to meet with me and just give me a citation which will make the charge a class c misdemeanor and allow me ...

    Jim’s Answer

    That sounds fishy.

    The detective does not need you to "come in" in file the case as a class C. He can do it just fine without you.

    Talk to a local lawyer. You need representation.

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  • What if I was sexually touched by an e.m.t person

    I was sexually touched while I was un conscious n not aware I overdosed n don't remember what happend my sister witnessed the whole incident I almost died n this e.m.t was touching my private parts and he was laughin along with the officer they wa...

    Jim’s Answer

    Unwelcomed touching is bad. Especially if it was sexual or involving your privates.

    You can make an administrative complaint with the ambulance service too. This will probably get faster results.

    I encourage you to make police report with your sister.

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