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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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  • 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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  • 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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