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  • My son is in jail and he has not been indited how long could it take to be indited

    My sons been in jail

    Jed’s Answer

    The state will usually indict within 90 days

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  • Can you appeal a case two different times?

    I appealed my charges once for fines and fees issues, can I appeal the case once more to overturn the conviction?

    Jed’s Answer

    In Texas there are two Courts of Appeals

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  • How soon need to apply for Harris county pre trial program

    How soon we apply for pre trial diversion. My lawyer reset the court date and saying it is too early to take that decision when I ask for Applying PTD. Lawyer saying look at the evidence first and take a decision. What i heard we have to apply wit...

    Jed’s Answer

    Usually 60 days from the date of arrest

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  • Should my brother plead guilty to something he didn't commit to avoid jail?

    My brother was arrested for theft (girl friends phone which he did not take ) we bailed him out immediately how ever at court they told him if he plead guilty for robbery he can get a strike in California and take it to trial but if he looses he ...

    Jed’s Answer

    No. A person should never plead guilty to something they did not do.

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  • I got arrested for possess controlled substance my affidavit says i had 0.47g and on my bench warrant and Crime lab has 1.7

    can i beat this

    Jed’s Answer

    Your lawyer will need to look at the lab report

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  • Can I choose jail time in lieu of probation for a 1st OWI offence? Would probation time still be added on after time served?

    I have already served one week of probation and it is so costly that I am thinking that asking for jail time would be cheaper - but only if I would not have to be required to go to counseling, probation meetings, and testing after I am released.

    Jed’s Answer

    All depends on the Court. Usually yes.

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  • Expungment after Pre Trial Diversion

    I am currently on the Pre Trial Diversion program in Harris County and im finished in August. So far it's been going good. I know in August I have to go back to court to get the case dismissed but how long until I can expunge? Is it two years afte...

    Jed’s Answer

    Usually 2 year waiting period after you complete the program in Houston

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  • I was arrested for refusing to id on school property even though I was not committing a crime. is this ok?

    I went to pick up my son early and outside a cop was parked in the fire line and I pointed it out to her and that's where it all started. I was never even inside. this all happened in parking lot.

    Jed’s Answer

    a student has more limited rights on campus

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  • A loved one is being held in austin,tx. to be extradicted to el paso,tx. bail set in austin. how can i get a reduced bail?

    charge is for aggravated assault

    Jed’s Answer

    File a writ to get the bond reduced

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  • Pre-Indictment hearing and discovery

    my fiance has received notice of an upcoming hearing for "burglary of a building" for the grand jury to decide if he should be indicted. Is it possible to obtain evidence prior to this hearing, just to know what evidence they supposedly have agai...

    Jed’s Answer

    yes, evidence can always be subpoenaed.

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