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Rosario Stornello

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  • Can a supervised felon live with a person who has been charged with a felony ? This person has not been convicted just charged.

    Can a convicted SUPERVISED felon live with a person who has recently been CHARGED with a felony but not convicted, trial is pending still.

    Rosario’s Answer

    The person on probation has to be concerned. The conditions of probation say do not associate with persons of disreputable character. A person charged with a crime can be considered by the Judge as a person of disreputable character. The person can speak with his or her probation officer and see what they say, this will determine if they have to move or not.

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  • Do I need a lawyer?

    is it possible to get an assault on a family member charge dismissed if the complaintant made a false police report?

    Rosario’s Answer

    You need to hire an attorney. The only way criminal cases ever get dismissed is when a lawyer works very hard and the facts are in the defenses favor. Just because the complainant lied by itself will not get the case dismissed you need a lawyer in your corner advocating on your behalf.

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  • When you are trying to get an appeal how many opinions are their suppose to be?

    When i look up someone appeal their is two opinions and i wanted to know how many do it usually be? One said affirm and the other said dissenting.

    Rosario’s Answer

    Their are 3 kinds of appellate opinions. When the Court of Appeals hands down an opinion on an appeal their will always be a majority opinion. This tell you the ruling of the Court. The majority opinion is written by one of the Justices who voted with the majority. You can have 2 other opinions also a concurring opinion and or a dissenting opinion. A dissenting opinion is written by a Justice who disagrees with the majority decision. The concurring opinion is written by a Justice who voted with the majority but for different reasons.

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  • Are you eligible for shock probation if sentenced for a state felony in TExas? This is his first felongy conviction.

    Are you eligible for shock probation if sentenced for a state felony in TExas? This is his first felongy conviction.

    Rosario’s Answer

    It is possible, however you will need to hire an attorney to file a motion with the Court. I can not give you a more specific answer bases on the few facts you provided.

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  • When will he get out of jail?

    My brother served 8 months in harris county for assualt/deadly weapon then opted for 5 years deferred adjudication. April 2009 was arrested for family assualt, therefore sentencd 4 yrs from original charge. Family assualt case was dimissed but he ...

    Rosario’s Answer

    From your question it sounds like your brother was adjudicated guilty for violating his felony probation and received 4 years TDC. The misdemeanor assault case was then dismissed. And now his is appealing his adjudication and 4 year sentence. If this is correct then he is serving a 4 year sentence in TDC and he will not be released unless an appeal bond is posted. Contact his lawyer and he or she and tell you more specifically.

    Notice: The information contained herein is intended as general legal information and does not create an attorney-client relationship and is not governed by confidentiality rules. This general legal information is not a substitute for seeking the direct advice of legal counsel.

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  • Class B telecommunications harrassment charge... should i represent myself?

    My daughters mom filed telecommunication harrassment charges on me for posting nude photos of her on facebook. there is no evidence of it. I threatened to send them out and txt them to her off her photobucket after downloading to my phone. i reali...

    Rosario’s Answer

    The first thing you need to remember is that anything you say will be used against you including this post. You should NEVER discuss the facts of your criminal case with anyone except your hired or appoint attorney. Also a citizen should NEVER represent himself in a criminal case. If you try to hire an attorney and are financially unable the Court will appoint you an attorney. Under the US and Texas Constitutions you have a right to a lawyer and if you can't afford one one will be appointed.

    When any citizen is charged with a crime they need a lawyer to evaluate the case and give then all of their options. Maybe the State does or does not have evidence against you. You will not know until you have a lawyer look at the case. Please get a lawyer on your case ASAP.

    Notice: The information contained herein is intended as general legal information and does not create an attorney-client relationship and is not governed by confidentiality rules. This general legal information is not a substitute for seeking the direct advice of legal counsel.

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  • If i want deferred disposition, should i still get an attorney?

    i was cited for dui but not arrested, i am a minor about to turn 21 in two months. i am scheduled to appear at a justice of peace court in one and a half months. is deferred disposition my best option? i want to do deferred disposition, so should ...

    Rosario’s Answer

    You need to hire an attorney. The way a DUI is handled can affect you driver license and your future. Don't let the fact that it is in JP court fool you. This is a very serious legal matter. A Deferred adjudication may be the best outcome in your case but you wont know that until to consult a lawyer.

    Notice: The information contained herein is intended as general legal information and does not create an attorney-client relationship and is not governed by confidentiality rules. This general legal information is not a substitute for seeking the direct advice of legal counsel.

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  • I was convicted of felony in texas but the sentence was less than a year, can I still own a gun?

    My conviction was a state jail felony for controlled substance possesion can I own or purchase a firearm?

    Rosario’s Answer

    In Texas under the penal code it is a felony for a person to be in possession of a firearm with they have a felony conviction. Their are exceptions under the law and their is also federal law to consider. Federal law also makes it legal to possess a firearm if you have a felony conviction. However, this is a general overview of the law. You need to consult with an attorney on your specific case then you can get proper legal advise that pertains to your unique legal situation

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  • What would happen if the plaintiff doesnt show up to court?

    I was with some girls who were stealing and we all got aressted and we saw a judge and one of the girls admitted that i did not steal anything to the judge. This is my first time ever getting in trouble at all but the others have been in situation...

    Rosario’s Answer

    You question indicates your are charged with a crime. Engaging in organized criminal activity is a felony charge. If you take your case to trial the State will bring the complaining/witness into court to testify. The complaining/witness doe not need to come to court until trial. You need to hire an attorney as soon as possible.

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  • Anybody been released early on probation for sex offenses?

    I am raising a kid that has 5yrs deferred for criminal solicitaion of a minor. Any chance that he can apply to get off early?

    Rosario’s Answer

    In general most sex offense probations can not be early terminated. However your situation may be different so I recommend you consult an attorney who can look into your specific case.

    Notice: The information contained herein is intended as general legal information and does not create an attorney-client relationship and is not governed by confidentiality rules. This general legal information is not a substitute for seeking the direct advice of legal counsel.

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