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Is Assault on a Family Member a Felony?

Spending time with your family or a loved one should be peaceful and not a place of stress and worry. Unfortunately, disputes sometimes happen. In the state of Texas, domestic violence or assault family violence is a crime. Depending on the intensity of the allegation and prior criminal history, assault

March 19th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Is Assault on a Family Member a Felony?
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Coronavirus Criminal Cases FAQ

How will the Coronavirus/ Covid-19 affect my Criminal Case? The quarantine and closures stemming from the Coronavirus are having a drastic effect on the prosecution and disposition of criminal cases. This article will address How those closures may affect your Criminal Case. Criminal court cases, from arrest to plea negotiations

March 17th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Coronavirus Criminal Cases FAQ
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What Is the Difference between DUI vs. DWI in Texas?

What is the difference between DUI vs. DWI in Texas? The two terms are often colloquially used interchangeably; however, there is a distinct difference between DUI vs. DWI in Texas. DWI stands for “driving while intoxicated” and applies to a driver who has lost the normal use of their mental

February 25th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on What Is the Difference between DUI vs. DWI in Texas?

Understanding Animal Cruelty Charges in Austin, TX

Texas’ animal cruelty laws were originally set in place to deal with cattle and livestock, but today’s laws cover a variety of animals. Today the charge is differentiated between Cruelty to Nonlivestock Animals and Cruelty to Livestock animals. Cruelty to animals can be classified as a misdemeanor or a felony,

April 24th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Understanding Animal Cruelty Charges in Austin, TX

How To Check Your Driver’s License Status in Texas

There are a surprising number of ways that a person can find themselves with a suspended driver’s license . . . some of them may even come as a surprise. Here are just some of the reasons someone can get slapped with a suspended license: Traffic offense(s) Driving recklessly Causing

March 18th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on How To Check Your Driver’s License Status in Texas

Sexual Assault in Texas: Can Charges Be Dropped?

Sexual assault in Texas is no small matter. Prosecutors in here take sexual assault charges very seriously—and you should, too! The Most Common Sexual Assault Charges In Texas, sexual assault is the same as rape. The variations are: Sexual Assault (Rape): Non-consensual, unwanted sexual intercourse or consensual sexual intercourse with

February 26th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Sexual Assault in Texas: Can Charges Be Dropped?

When to Call a Criminal Defense Lawyer in Austin

In all honesty, it’s never too early to call a criminal defense lawyer in Austin. If you’re arrested, things can feel chaotic, confusing, and out of your control. Having the assistance of a lawyer from the very beginning will ensure your constitutional rights are known and protected. Here are a

January 15th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on When to Call a Criminal Defense Lawyer in Austin

What to Look for in a Criminal Defense Lawyer in Austin

Facing criminal charges is one of the most serious situations a person can encounter in life. It is a situation that requires the best help a person can find. Whether you are facing charges for a relatively minor offense or something more serious, you need to make sure your legal

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Understanding Money Laundering and Embezzlement

What is money laundering? And how does it differ from embezzlement? These are just a few of the questions that might arise when someone is under criminal investigation. This can be a confusing and stressful time, but the Law Office of Eric Harron is here to help make the

December 28th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Understanding Money Laundering and Embezzlement

8 Tips to Avoid a Holiday DWI

Drinking during the holidays is nothing new, nor is driving during the holidays. Combining the two creates deadly results, and so year after year there is a spike in alcohol-related traffic deaths from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day. Police are especially vigilant during the holidays, and your chances of

December 18th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on 8 Tips to Avoid a Holiday DWI