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Henry Curtis Paine Jr.

Henry Paine’s Answers

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  • What should I do about a theft ticket received in the mail?

    Hello! I received a certified letter in the mail yesterday for theft<$100. It claims that the offense happened over a month ago (February) at a gas station. The details on the ticket are vague but I did have a police officer knocking at my door 2...

    Henry’s Answer

    Theft is a crime of moral turpitude. You can't afford to have this follow you.

    I will be happy to discuss this case with you. Please call for a free consultation.

    Hank Paine
    940-382-4200

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  • Is it legal for two 13-year-olds to have consensual sex in Texas?

    This is just for a bet. :)

    Henry’s Answer

    Why don't you ask your parents? If you have to ask, you probably already know!

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  • My question is whether they can deny him a public defender? I need advice on how to proceed. I cannot not afford an attorney.

    My boyfriend violated his probation is in Denton County Jail in Texas. Case #F-2009--0225-c. Charges: motion to adjudicate guilt and poss cs pg 1<1g. Orginally filled in 2011. It state that on 12/16/15 the finding regarding indigence & court appo...

    Henry’s Answer

    Since Judge Shanklin denied him a court appointed lawyer, he will need to hire one. Find a lawyer here and the Denton County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association is a good place to start.

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  • Will my probation officer find out if I leave the state?

    I've had a vacation planned to Vegas for a bachelorette party for about a year now. I'm on probation for a class b misdemeanor of possession of marijuana. I've bought my plane ticket and hotel and everything. Would my probation officer find out if...

    Henry’s Answer

    If you are arrested out of state you will be obligated to tell your PO or risk more trouble.

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  • Can a video with scratched over audio be used in court on field sobriety test?

    Arrested for a DUI. Off duty police officer called it in, no observation on video of my driving. Blew 0's and stumbled a bit on straight line test. However, I have provided documentation that I was in the hospital 2 days prior with a back injury, ...

    Henry’s Answer

    The video can be used if the proper predicate is shown.

    You always have a chance.

    I will be happy to discuss your case with you.

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  • Im 17 hes 22

    Is it legal for us to date in the state of texas and consent without my parents able to fully get involved ? I know the age of consent is 17 so im sure its fine but id like to be positive

    Henry’s Answer

    You are legal to date. No sexting unless you want to invite trouble.

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  • Does my daughter need a juvenile defence attorney?

    My daughter assaulted me and I called the police because this wasn't the first time. They've detained her for two weeks and I got a letter from the DA about being the victim ofc this crime, etc.How do I get them to drop the charges? Just wanted he...

    Henry’s Answer

    Texas law requires that your daughter be represented by a lawyer.

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  • Court date is near and not satisfied with my lawyers efforts can i get date posponed

    can this be done

    Henry’s Answer

    You can always hire another lawyer. There is no guarantee that the date will be changed.

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  • In a DWI arrest does Driving License returned means there is no need to go for ALR hearing?

    I got arrested for DWI. Police took my license, performed an in room breath test. Next day I was released on bond and the license was given back to me as-is. I don't know the test results. Does this mean my license will not be affected or sho...

    Henry’s Answer

    It all depends on the test results. If you blew over .08 then you will have an ALR.

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  • What are my options??

    probation for dui. Probation officer trying to change court order but threatening to issue warrant if i don't sign for SHAM bracelet. This is her second attempt. First attempt my lawyer spoke with DA and judge. both said I paid all my fines and fe...

    Henry’s Answer

    I would hire a criminal lawyer to get you through this situation.

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