Matthew Valley

Matthew Valley

The Law Office of Matthew Valley
  • Criminal Law, Family Law, Bankruptcy...
  • Texas, Western District of Texas (Federal)
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  • Criminal Law
  • Family Law
  • Bankruptcy
  • Probate
  • Estate Planning
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  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
    Only on personal injury and employment related matters
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Texas
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Immigration Court
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Western District of Texas (Federal)
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
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The Law Office of Matthew Valley
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Rambhotla Law Firm, PLLC
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Owner/attorney
The Law Office of Matthew Valley
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Education
University of Texas - Austin
J.D. (2013) | Law
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Professional Associations
Texas Bar Association # 24088571
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Legal Answers
132 Questions Answered

Q. If my dog got out of the fence and killed another persons dog but her dog is unregistered can she still sue us
A: Yes. I don't see how her dog's registration status has anything to do with her case against you.
Q. I am a 17-year-old male in Austin Texas, I was wondering when I am entitled to a break based on hours worked.
A: Neither Texas nor Federal law require an employer to give employees a break during their shift. Their is an exception for breastfeeding mothers who must receive a lunch break of at least 30 minutes.
Q. What if I changed my statement about domestic violence because I lied about the whole situation. Can he be set free
A: He could, and you could go to jail for making a false report. You should consult with a local criminal defense attorney before you go the state and change your story.
Q. Texas and bad faith
A: You May end up having to file a lawsuit against the insured. It would be prudent to have a full consult with a local attorney who handles auto accidents.
Q. Is there a specific time frame for a protective order to be processed, and granted?
A: From the Texas Family Code: Sec. 84.001. TIME SET FOR HEARING. (a) On the filing of an application for a protective order, the court shall set a date and time for the hearing unless a later date is requested by the applicant. Except as provided by Section 84.002, the court may not set a date later than the 14th day after the date the application is filed. (b) The court may not delay a hearing on an application in order to consolidate it with a hearing on a subsequently filed application. Sec. 84.002. EXTENDED TIME FOR HEARING IN DISTRICT COURT IN CERTAIN COUNTIES. (a) On the request of the prosecuting attorney in a county with a population of more than two million or in a county in a judicial district that is composed of more than one county, the district court shall set the hearing on a date and time not later than 20 days after the date the application is filed or 20 days after the date a request is made to reschedule a hearing under Section 84.003. (b) The district court shall grant the request of the prosecuting attorney for an extended time in which to hold a hearing on a protective order either on a case-by-case basis or for all cases filed under this subtitle. If you are using the county attorney’s office to facilitate obtaining a P.O. then there can often be delays; however, P.O. matters are supposed to be heard fairly quickly upon the request of the party applying for the P.O. If the County Attorney or whoever is assisting you is delaying the matter without your consent then it might be time to talk to a another attorney about handling the PO.
Q. If charged with a Domesic Violence charge Prev Conv IAT, does the victim have to press charges for it to go to trail
A: A prosecutor can still pursue a criminal case even if a victim doesn’t wish to pursue the matter.
Q. How do I appeal a case where the police seized my truck and was granted the motion
A: Your post doesn’t contain enough info to properly determine what is going on in your situation.
Q. Child support in Texas for still married couples
A: Yes. One usually is able to file for child support even if they haven’t filed for divorce. Custody/visitation can also be handled in the same matter.
Q. If I have not pay my rent over 7 months at the apartment is that my fault or is it apartments Fault?
A: I personally think it would be hard to find a judge or jury that would believe someone didn’t know they weren’t paying rent for 7 months. That being said, there might have been other things the landlord could have done instead of keeping a tenant in default for over half a year. I would talk with a local landlord-tenant attorney about the matter to explore your options. If the landlord is potentially pursuing criminal charges then I would also consult a local criminal defense attorney as well.
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The Law Office of Matthew Valley
1213 Slaughter Lane, Ste. 100
Austin, TX 78748
USA
Cell: (512) 689-4299
Fax: (512) 582-8646
The Law Office of Matthew Valley
1000 Heritage Center Cir.
Round Rock, TX 78664
USA
Telephone: (512) 689-4299
Cell: (512) 689-4299
Fax: (512) 582-8646