MY husband is currently detained in York, PA. We filed a motion to reopen his absentia order (for lack of noticed, sue sponte, and eligibility for Cancellation of Removal) on Oct. 18th at the San Antonio TX courts. It's been 2 months now and we're still waiting. I'm wondering if any attorneys have experience with how long it's currently taking for these types of decisions? His order is from 2005.
Criminal law has its own statutes, and rules of procedure. Those lawyers who do civil law are often not versed sufficiently in these matters. It is essential in any criminal matter that a criminal defense lawyer be retained to deal with the government and its lawyers.
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