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How Will The Coronavirus/ Covid19 Affect My Legal Criminal Case?

The quarantine and closures stemming from the Coronavirus are having a drastic effect on the prosecution and disposition of criminal and legal cases. This article will address How those closures may affect your Criminal Case. Criminal court cases, from arrest to plea negotiations and jury trials involve crowded spaces. Each

April 15th, 2020|Categories: Questions About Law|Comments Off on How Will The Coronavirus/ Covid19 Affect My Legal Criminal Case?

The Differences Between Driving While Intoxicated and Public Intoxication

There is a significant difference between public intoxication and driving while intoxicated in the state of Texas. Public intoxication is a relatively minor criminal offense in most situations, especially for a first conviction. That does not mean that problems cannot arise for those individuals arrested for public intoxication. Especially if

July 3rd, 2017|Categories: DWI, Questions About Law|Comments Off on The Differences Between Driving While Intoxicated and Public Intoxication

Texas Alcohol Laws: Boating While Intoxicated

We all know about the dangers and criminal penalties associated with driving while intoxicated, but do you realize the consequences for operating a boat under the influence of drugs or alcohol? In Texas, if you're caught operating a water vessel under the influence of mind-altering substances, you are liable to

May 30th, 2017|Categories: Criminal Defense, Questions About Law|Comments Off on Texas Alcohol Laws: Boating While Intoxicated

DWI and DUI: What’s the Difference?

In Texas, there's a legal distinction between DWI and DUI that turns on the age of the driver at the time of his or her arrest. The law is different in each of these types of cases and the sentencing provisions are drastically different. Here's how they're distinguished from each

May 15th, 2017|Categories: Distracted Driving, DWI, Questions About Law|Comments Off on DWI and DUI: What’s the Difference?

Sexual Assault Laws in Texas

Sexual assault is a very serious criminal offense throughout the United States. In the state of Texas, it’s also considered a serious criminal violation of the law. Sexual assault, more commonly known as rape, occurs when a person knowingly and intentionally forcibly commits a number of sexual activities that are

May 8th, 2017|Categories: Criminal Defense, Questions About Law|Comments Off on Sexual Assault Laws in Texas

What Are Your Miranda Rights in the State of Texas?

The Miranda rights are designed to protect people in police custody from being forced to make statements that would later be used against them in trial. These warnings are rooted in the constitutional rights protected by the Fifth and Sixth Amendment—they inform individuals of their privilege against self-incrimination and their

April 24th, 2017|Categories: Criminal Defense, Questions About Law|Comments Off on What Are Your Miranda Rights in the State of Texas?