What is the process from arrest to conviction in Texas and how long does it take?
Have you ever heard of stacked sentences? Maybe you’ve heard it in a court judgment, or someone you know had one passed against them, and you don’t know what it means. What is a stacked sentence? Well, a stacked sentence is where two sentences are consecutively served by a person for multiple offenses. For example, […]
A few weeks back, we explored DUI & DWI in Texas but have you heard of people being arrested for DWI after a breathalyzer test when they are not drunk? Well, it happens. Image link One reason for alcohol on your breath could be ingesting something with a high alcohol content such as a candy […]
A while back, we showed you how a criminal record affects your life in Texas. Which brings us to another important question when facing criminal charges: Should you represent yourself? When facing criminal charges, a good lawyer is a great asset. In fact, the 6th Amendment guarantees your right to hire and be represented by […]
Texas takes drink driving very seriously. It is estimated that about 40 percent of traffic fatalities on Texas roads are caused by intoxicated drivers. For that reason, the penalties for driving when intoxicated are severe. However, people are not strictly banned from driving after having an alcoholic drink. Drink driving laws in Texas are governed […]
Sometimes when a crime is committed, a husband or wife may have privileged information that can put his or her partner behind bars. The state may expect the spouse with evidence to testify against the guilty party. But, how do you ignore the fact that most of the things married people share are in confidence? […]
If you are looking for a challenging career that pays well in Texas, becoming a Denton County Criminal Defense Attorney is a good option. Criminal law is a noble profession that many respected people in the annals of history, such as Abraham Lincoln, have chosen. It pays well and gives you a chance to defend […]
Can you vote in Texas after you have been convicted of a crime? How about own and carry your gun?
As the COVID – 19 infection rate increases in the U.S., the government is adopting severe measures to protect citizens from contracting the disease. Social distancing is encouraged, and citizens are advised to stay home. If you have a pending case in the courts, your case proceedings have definitely been affected by the COVID – […]
Remember a few years back when our former President, George W. Bush was summoned as a potential juror? Well, luckily for him (and, am sure to the great relief of the secret service), he was not picked as a juror. The presence of a jury in a criminal case is required as per the 6th […]
When you or someone you know gets arrested, your first thought should be to get a criminal attorney. But unless you have experience working with lawyers or know a few good ones off the top of your head, getting a qualified and trustworthy lawyer in Texas is not an easy task. You risk getting; A […]