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What are the penalties for DUI in Texas?

Driving under the influence in Texas can result in serious penalties and consequences of the accused drivers. Driving facing drunk driving charges should be familiar with the penalties and consequences they may be facing and how they can defend themselves against...

How do you defend yourself against fraud charges?

The harsh economic climate of the past year and a half has created challenges for millions of Americans, leading some to make questionable financial decisions in order to get by. Accusations of bank fraud can arise out of an individual’s attempts to find loopholes or...

Texas theft laws and possible defenses

Taking something that does not belong to you is known to be wrong and unlawful. However, what if an individual was mistaken, believing that the item was theirs? Furthermore, an individual may not even be aware that they took an item that was not his or hers. In such...

Refusing a breath or blood test in Texas

Getting pulled over on suspicion of driving while intoxicated (DWI) is a painful experience, and the penalties on conviction are severe. A drunk-driving conviction stays on an individual’s record, possibly preventing them from getting or keeping a job, and license...

What are the different types of drug charges?

Facing drug charges is a serious situation for any accused individual. There are different types of drug charges and accused individuals should be familiar with so they can understand what they are facing and prepare a strong criminal defense. There are several...

Facing domestic assault charges in Texas

When a heated dispute between two people turns violent, one party may face assault charges. While there is no domestic violence statute in Texas, domestic assault is a form of family violence and is defined as an assault committed by an offender against one of their:...

Local arrested after fatal stabbing

We live in especially hectic and stressful times, and when these emotionally charged times combine with emotionally charged incidents, the results can be volatile. Friends and families may find arguments escalating and blowing up. One such incident may have occurred...