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Charles Elwood Soechting Jr.

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  • How much will it be to retain a lawyer for a agg robbery with a deadly weapon case in tarrant county

    All they said is someone implicated him or her saying that they seen him or her doing or committed the crime act and I think whoever saying that is charge with the same crime

    Charles’s Answer

    I have handled these types of cases in Tarrant County and they move the cases along quickly. S/he needs an attorney quickly because as noted above the punishment range for this offense is extensive. I am happy to speak with him or her or a representative to discuss options, strategy and fee pricing. Feel free to contact me.

    Good luck

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  • Dallas Conditions of probation is to serve 5 days confinement in county jail. Does the 3 for 1 apply on this or is it Day by day

    I received 2 years probation for a DWI 2nd. One of the conditions is to serve 5 days confinement in county jail. Does Dallas County do 3 for 1 or do I actually serve the whole 5 days, for example Friday through Tuesday. Or will i be out in 2 Day? ...

    Charles’s Answer

    Day for day on court ordered probation condition time.

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  • What kind of lawyer do I need??

    I need to know specifically who can answer questions about TX criminal background checks, TX juvenile records, expungement, automatic restriction to access of records, and the TX Board of Nursing. Would I need a Nurse-Attorney, Administrative lawy...

    Charles’s Answer

    Depending on your actual question you need to either speak with a criminal defense attorney with experience handling expunctions and dealing with administrative boards or an administrative attorney that has experience with expunctions.
    It sounds as though you have something on your record that you want to expunge but aren't sure if you're eligible and not sure if an expunction (or non-disclosure) is sufficient to protect your record from the board. Feel free to contact my office via email or phone to set up a time to talk.

    Good luck

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  • Just got charged with my first DWI last night, my breath test was at the station, it was .11 and .10 --- I am in Dallas TX

    I was pulled over for "swerving lanes with no blinker". I believe I passed the sobriety test pretty well, just wondering if I should get an attorney, I've read that it's "better" because they'll spend more time on you, but is it worth it and any a...

    Charles’s Answer

    Short answer- yes you need an attorney. .10 and .11 aren't that high that possible errors cannot be excluded. More over there is more than just a BAC test to determine intoxication. Also, the situation surrounding the stop is important.
    I handle DWI cases regularly and would be happy to discuss your options. That said, your time is limited with respect to the failing score on the breath test so please call someone in very short order. Feel free to call or email me. Good luck.

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  • My husband is being charged with aggravated assault but it was self defense can he still be charged?

    my husband is being charged with aggravated assault because he pulled out a pocket knife during a confortation but the only reason he pulled it out was because there was four guys against him and one of them pushed him first so he took it out just...

    Charles’s Answer

    Yes, he can be charged. Self-defense is not a preventer from being charged but is instead (as the name says) a defense to the charge. If he was charged as a felony level, then the case will need to go before a grand jury before he can be forced to defend the case. If that is the situation, he needs an attorney who can go before the grand jury, present his side of the encounter and attempt to get him-no billed. If he is indicted then his defense will have to either be presented to the DA in hopes for a reduction/dismissal or presented to the jury in hopes for an acquittal.
    If you can't tell, this is very serious and your husband needs a lawyer to defend him now. I handle assault cases in just about every county in the DFW/North Texas Metroplex and would be happy to speak with your husband- feel free to call.

    Good luck

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  • I was arrested for shoplifting first time offense $100 worth of clothes. I was booked posted bond and released. What next.

    They took my statement and my information including where I work. Will my job find out? Do I need to hire attorney? Will this show up on my record and if so how do I get it expunged. What happens next once I get letter in the mail.

    Charles’s Answer

    This is a Class B Misdemeanor. It has a punishment range of up to 180 days in jail, and up to a $2,000 fine. Theft convictions are also something that will stick with you for the rest of your life and can literally change the course of your life. If convicted employers will not hire you and other areas of your life will be impacted. As minimal as this the amount may seem, you must take this seriously.

    I handle theft charges in N. Texas and would happy to speak with you about this, your options and how I can help.

    Feel free to contact me and good luck

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  • We need a lawyer.. Affordable.. POS. OF MARIJUANA UNDER 2OZ.( POLICE HAD NO SEARCH WARRANT, NO RIGHT TO ENTER..)

    Too many questions to ask and our court date is near

    Charles’s Answer

    feel free to call me or email me. I handle drug possession cases and always analzye whether a motion to suppress is necessary based on the facts of the case. Happy to talk with y'all about your case and what can be done.

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  • My sister was sentenced to 30 days in Dallas county jail after violating her probation. Will she be there the whole 30 days?

    No bond, saw the judge and to serve 30 days starting 5/2/13

    Charles’s Answer

    Dallas credits 3 for 1 in almost all circumstances so she should be out in 10 days. That said, I have seen a 2 for 1 credit which means she would do 15 days.

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  • Can my daughter beat theft charges, that the detectived stated he would give her too if she did not help them capture her boyfri

    Some detectives came to my brother house looking for my daughter boyfriend? He wasnt there, so they question her and told her if she did't help to capture him they would give her the same charges. a couple of days later they got pulled over and th...

    Charles’s Answer

    If you choose not to hire an attorney and she has a public defender then you and your daughter need to listen to the PD. No one on this site can give as informed of an opinion as the PD because they know your daughter's case. If you decide you want to hire an attorney, then you should talk to several, but for now, if you have a PD, talk to her/him.

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  • Can you expunge a case 15 years old that you receive probation and completed it now it says dismissed.

    Abandonment of a child with the intent to come back

    Charles’s Answer

    You can't expunge it but you might be able to seal it through a non-disclosure. Feel free to contact me to discuss your options.

    Good luck

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