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Woodrow Dixon’s Answers

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  • What does the aggravated mean on the charges.

    I don't understand why the courts added aggravated to his charges.

    Woodrow’s Answer

    Depending on the base charge, the aggravated factor is added usually in the case where a deadly weapon is used or serious bodily injury is inflicted, with or without a weapon.

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  • My boyfriend was just yesterday appointed a court attorney. Is this good news for his case.

    My boyfriend was recently arrested for a possession of controlled substance. Does the amount of grams determine the severity of the sentence. About how many grams does one have to be caught with to be considered delivering the drug instead of wa...

    Woodrow’s Answer

    The amount of the drug indeed does determine the available range of punishment. The intent to deliver is determined by a number of different factors. The amount, the packaging, the observed behavior of the accused are just some of the things the State uses to determine the intent to deliver.

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  • 3 yrs. deferred adjudication revoked.

    Can extra yrs. be added to that or do they just send you for that 3 yrs.?

    Woodrow’s Answer

    When a deferred adjudication is revoked, the judge has the full range of punishment available.

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  • Do i still have to pay the rest of the bond off ?

    My boyfriend got charged for 4 different things. His bonds were: 515, 1015, 1015, and 1015. He still owes 1150. One of his cases ($1015) just got dropped and he has been to all of his court dates and checked in when he was supposed to every week....

    Woodrow’s Answer

    In short, yes. The amount owed is for getting his freedom on the cases that were active when he posted the bond. Getting a case dismissed before the bond is paid off doesn't change the fact that a debt exists. Failure to pay that debt could result in a new charge being filed.

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  • Can I be arrested if I have a warrant and called to trial to testify against someone else?

    3 of us were tried for Felony Tampering and 1 of us got deferred, I myself got 1 year probation that I never finished and had a warrant for Directive To Apprehend and not going to school. I'm 17 now and I graduated online but never cleared up my p...

    Woodrow’s Answer

    First, because you failed to complete your probation, it did not end. You probably do have a warrant out for absconding. I would HIGHLY recommend retaining counsel to try to clear this up.

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  • Do i have to pay bail bondsman if i got put on probation?

    I was put on 7 years probation and have to pay 10,000 in court fees. i still owe bondsman over 2000 dollars. Do i have to pay them? Currently looking for a job but no luck yet. Bondsman told me they can reopen my case if i don't pay them. Is that ...

    Woodrow’s Answer

    If you posted any type of collateral, the bondsman will probably move to foreclose on it. They will be within their rights to do so as your debt would be valid.

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  • Legal interpretation for "appears in public place"

    What constitutes a person to "appear in a public place." The word "appear" is a gray area. For example: A person commits an offense if the person appears in a public place while intoxicated to the degree that the person may endanger the person o...

    Woodrow’s Answer

    While I agree with the base of Ms. Jaggers' answer, I disagree about your front lawn. Your lawn is private property despite the fact that it can be seen by the public.

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  • My son is apparently going to have to face a jury trial for aggravated robbery. Can he get deferred probation?

    With character witnesses which include his counselor and pre trial officer, as well as any of the hundreds that wrote letters on his behalf, will that make a difference? He was high on coccain and alcohol at the time of the robbery and the gun use...

    Woodrow’s Answer

    Mr. Vinas is absolutely correct. Additionally, to address your leading question, deferred adjudication is only an option during the pre-trial / plea bargain phase. A jury can NOT grant a deferred, only a probated sentence.

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  • Im on probation and igot aressted a week ago & im on bond for avading arrest how long does it take for my po to find out?

    Im on probation and igot aressted a week ago & im on bond for avading arrest how long does it take for my po to find out?

    Woodrow’s Answer

    You should tell your PO immediately. This is a double edged sword, but you should always be honest with your PO. Lying to them is a violation in and of itself.

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  • How to Show/Prove good moral character in upcoming Hearing with the Texas Board of Law Examiners? Tips/Advice?

    Had a misdemeanor wet reckless almost two years ago and was involved in a cheating scandal during law school that was handled by the ethics committee. Can't afford to hire an attorney as bar study exhausted all my funds and will have to repr...

    Woodrow’s Answer

    I don't know you from anyone else on the street. I will, however, be brutally honest here. You better have been actively pursuing recent character building activities. A cheating scandal IN LAW SCHOOL is not in the past. That is yesterday.

    The Texas Bar already deals with its share of liars, cheats and thieves and is probably not anxious to add another individual who is willing to make poor decisions and require disciplinary measures. This type of behavior by one reflects poorly on all of us. If you want to be a professional, then damn it, act like one. None of us are perfect, but the behavior you describe can't continue to be tolerated. Grow up. Set a higher standard for yourself. And realize, quickly, that the world does not revolve around you. Or you will have some very difficult lessons shoved down your throat.

    Best of luck.

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