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  • Criminal Defense

    The latest posts for Criminal Defense are listed below.
    • DWI Checkpoints in Texas

      Nationwide, the subject of DWI checkpoints is a hotly-debated issue, with some contesting that it violates the individual’s constitutional rights. Currently, 38 states allow these checks; however, 12 states do not, Texas being one of the latter. This means that it is illegal to be arrested for DWI based on a roadblock or sobriety checkpoint, which is considered a type of illegal search and seizure ...
    • How a Prescription Drug Could Lead to DWI Penalties

      Everyone knows that driving after becoming intoxicated with alcohol can lead to DWI charges. What some might not know is that driving after you take your prescription meds could have the same outcome. In Texas, DWI charges aren’t reserved only for drunk drivers, but for drivers who have become impaired due to any substance. Common Prescription Drugs Leading to DWI Charges This doesn’t mean that ...
    • Expunging Your Records in Texas

      If you have been arrested, it can have a damaging effect on your reputation and future. Even if the charges were dropped, it can be difficult to obtain certain things in life such as employment, loans, and housing. Fortunately, record expungement or sealing can benefit. What are Expungement and Sealing? Expungement is defined as the overall elimination of your criminal record. This means the file ...

    DWI

    The latest posts for DWI are listed below.
    • DWI Checkpoints in Texas

      Nationwide, the subject of DWI checkpoints is a hotly-debated issue, with some contesting that it violates the individual’s constitutional rights. Currently, 38 states allow these checks; however, 12 states do not, Texas being one of the latter. This means that it is illegal to be arrested for DWI based on a roadblock or sobriety checkpoint, which is considered a type of illegal search and seizure ...
    • How a Prescription Drug Could Lead to DWI Penalties

      Everyone knows that driving after becoming intoxicated with alcohol can lead to DWI charges. What some might not know is that driving after you take your prescription meds could have the same outcome. In Texas, DWI charges aren’t reserved only for drunk drivers, but for drivers who have become impaired due to any substance. Common Prescription Drugs Leading to DWI Charges This doesn’t mean that ...
    • Are Field Sobriety Tests Accurate?

      Since police officers in Texas and across the country use field sobriety tests to establish probable cause in DWI arrests, many people believe that these tests are quite accurate. However, a number of researchers would argue that these tests possess flaws in determining impairment. How Were These Tests Created? During the 1970s, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) assigned ...

    Family Violence

    The latest posts for Family Violence are listed below.
    • Have You Been Wrongly Accused of Domestic Violence?

      When the police are called to investigate a report of domestic or family violence , in many cases, they cannot leave the property without making an arrest. This is supposed to be a step to ensure that the violence or an assault doesn’t happen again as soon as they leave, but what does it do when the claim of domestic violence is entirely fabricated? In the end, it only creates the unreasonable ...

    Felony

    The latest posts for Felony are listed below.
    • What is the Difference Between Misdemeanors & Felonies?

      If you want to increase the strength of your defense against criminal charges, it helps tremendously to know what you have been accused of doing. Does your charge say it is a misdemeanor ? Or is it a felony accusation you are facing? Understanding the differences between misdemeanors and felonies is something that everyone should know, especially before stepping into the courtroom. Misdemeanor & ...

    Misdemeanor

    The latest posts for Misdemeanor are listed below.
    • What is the Difference Between Misdemeanors & Felonies?

      If you want to increase the strength of your defense against criminal charges, it helps tremendously to know what you have been accused of doing. Does your charge say it is a misdemeanor ? Or is it a felony accusation you are facing? Understanding the differences between misdemeanors and felonies is something that everyone should know, especially before stepping into the courtroom. Misdemeanor & ...
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