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  • License Suspensions for Drug Offenses in Texas

    As a resident of Texas, you’re probably very familiar with the state’s driving while intoxicated (DWI) laws. You know that if you’re convicted of DWI, your Texas driver license will most likely be suspended for some time. But what about drug offenses ? Did you know that if you’re facing drug charges, your license could be at risk? In Texas, if someone is convicted of a drug or controlled ...
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  • Restitution for Crime Victims in Texas

    Restitution is money paid to crime victims to help repair the damage done. To help right a wrong. It’s money paid be an offender to a crime victim to compensate the victim for the damages incurred directly from the criminal act. Texas prosecutors don’t always get to collect restitution from defendants but when they do, it makes crime victims very happy. Typically, we’ll see court-ordered ...
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  • Will You Get Community Supervision?

    Are you facing criminal charges in Dallas or Fort Worth? If so, you have a lot on your mind. Will you win or lose? Will you be sentenced to jail or prison? Is there any way you can avoid incarceration if you are convicted? If you are convicted, any of the following could occur depending on the nature of your charges, your criminal record, and the skill of your criminal defense attorney: You could ...
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  • Is DWI a Felony in Texas?

    Texas has a major problem with driving while intoxicated (DWI), whether drivers are under the influence of drugs or alcohol, or both. So, as a big state with a big DWI problem, a lot of people wonder if the state is tough on drunk and drugged driving. In fact, people often ask me, “Is DWI a misdemeanor or a felony in Texas?” Considering how hard Texas is on crime, it’s no wonder why people worry ...
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  • Penalties for Theft in Fort Worth

    Are you facing theft-related charges in Fort Worth or anywhere else in Texas? If so, you’ll be curious to know how theft charges are prosecuted in the Lone Star State. You’ll also want to know the penalties involved. Theft offenses are covered under Title 7, Chapter 31 of the Texas Penal Code. Under Chapter 31, theft can be prosecuted as a misdemeanor or a felony depending on the value of the ...
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  • Can I Be Deported for DWI?

    Driving while intoxicated (DWI) under Sec. 49.04 of the Texas Penal Code is the one offense that is commonly committed by everyday people and Texas especially, has a big problem with people who drink and drive. According to the Texas Department of Transportation , “About every 20 minutes in Texas, someone is hurt or killed in a crash involving alcohol.” TxDOT continues, “Don’t drink and drive.” If ...
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  • Stalking Charges in Fort Worth

    In recent years, states across the country have enacted laws that criminalize stalking behaviors that strike fear in the hearts of victims. Stalkers try to control their victims by startling behavior or threats that are meant to terrify the victim or make them fear for their safety. Stalkers can be a former partner or spouse, they can be a co-worker or neighbor, or they can be a complete stranger. ...
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  • Tax Evasion Charges in Fort Worth

    Given that it’s February and April is around the corner, taxes are on everybody’s mind. A lot of people are afraid of being audited by the IRS, especially those who are not W2 employees, but who are business owners, independent contractors and freelancers. In fact, the fear of an IRS audit is one of the reasons why workers are so careful to file their taxes before the deadline. According to the ...
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  • Can I Expunge My Criminal Record?

    Everyone has made mistakes throughout their life, especially when they were young, or in moments of weakness or desperation. Then, there are those of us who were “born on the wrong side of the tracks” or were simply in the wrong place at the wrong time. Sometimes, a mistake can lead to a criminal record, which affects the individual’s educational, employment and housing opportunities for years to ...
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  • Unlawful Possession of Firearm Charges Texas

    Texas’ gun laws can be found under Title 10, Chapter 46, Weapons , of the Texas Penal Code. This Chapter covers the state’s laws regarding weapons offenses. It addresses things like “unlawful carrying weapons” and places where weapons are prohibited. It also goes over “unlawful possession of a firearm,” which is what this post is dedicated to. Texas is notorious for its weapons laws. In fact, ...
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  • Penalties for Intoxication Assault in Texas

    As a licensed Texas driver, surely, you’ve known that it’s against the law to drive under the influence of drugs or alcohol for some time. You are probably aware that if you’re caught drunk driving, you could be arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated (DWI). Under Section 49.064 of the Texas Penal Code, Driving While Intoxicated , you commit the offense of DWI if you are intoxicated ...
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  • Aggravated Assault Charges in Fort Worth

    Fifty years ago, a couple high school kids could get into a fight and the worst thing they’d face is suspension. Even thirty years ago, bar patrons could fight over a lady, football, or over a game of pool or poker and the worst thing that would happen is they’d get thrown out. Fast-forward to today and a lot has changed. These days, if you’re in a physical altercation with somebody and you cause ...
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  • Protective Orders & Firearm Possession in Texas

    Are you being accused of family violence in Fort Worth or anywhere else in Texas? Or, has your loved one already gone to court and obtained a Family Violence Protective Order against you? If your answer is “yes” to either question and you own or intend to own firearms, it’s important for you to understand how an active Protective Order affects your right to bear arms. If you are named in an active ...
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  • Effects of a Family Violence Protective Order

    Under Title 1, Chapter 5 of the Code of Criminal Procedure it states, “Family violence is a serious danger and threat to society and its members.” It continues: “Victims of family violence are entitled to the maximum protection from harm or abuse or the threat of harm or abuse as is permitted by law.” If someone is a victim of family violence (sometimes called domestic violence ), he or she can ...
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  • Prostitution Charges in Fort Worth

    Prostitution is commonly referred to as “one of the oldest trades in existence,” and yet, it’s still against the law almost everywhere in the United States with the exception of a certain part of Nevada. Often, people argue, “Prostitution involves two consenting adults, why on Earth is it still illegal?” While criminalizing prostitution seems ridiculous to some people, there are reasons why it’s ...
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