What Is the Definition of Tampering with Mail Boxes Under Texas Law?

Answer Tampering with a mailbox in Texas is a crime punishable by federal, not state, law. Mailboxes are considered to be federal property and as such, the federal government provides stiff consequences ... Read More »

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What is the definition of tampering with mail boxes under Texas law?

Mailbox tampering is a federal crime and is regulated by the U.S. Postal Service. Tampering with U.S. mail or mailboxes can be considered a felony offense and is punishable by a fine or short jail ... Read More »

How Do I Find a Lawyer to File a Lawsuit Against a Correctional Facility for Tampering With My Mail?

Prisoners in correctional facilities, such as jails and prisons, have a right to send personal correspondence and receive certain types of mail. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in a 1974 case "Procuni... Read More »

Statute of Limitations for Tampering With Government Documents in Texas?

The statute of limitations for a crime in Texas is determined by the degree of offense. A misdemeanor has a shorter limitations period than a felony. Tampering with government documents, also known... Read More »

Is opening a mailbox mail tampering?

Yes, if the mail does not belong to you, then it is mail tampering. According to the United States Postal Inspection Service, tampering can lead to a mail theft complaint. Outright theft, vandalism... Read More »