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Quick Guide to Texas Drug-Free Zones

Posted on April 29, 2015 by Mintzer Law

The state of Texas has established drug-free zones across the state. These zones are designated as special areas where drug activity is strictly prohibited. Getting caught with drugs within one of these zones can result in enhanced punishments. This is because these zones are considered areas where drugs have the potential to be especially harmful to the community. Even a minor drug infraction committed within...

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Getting Busted with Pot in Texas Will Cost You.. Even if You’re a Minor

Posted on April 23, 2015 by Mintzer Law

Getting caught with marijuana in Texas is a big deal. Texas arrests more people for marijuana possession each year than any other state in the U.S. Minors who are charged with marijuana-related offenses may face severe legal consequences. However, minors may be able to take advantage of legal defenses that can reduce the severity of these legal penalties. Marijuana Penalties The penalties for marijuana-related crimes can vary...

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Drug Paraphernalia 101: You May Be Guilty and Not Even Know It

Posted on April 8, 2015 by Mintzer Law

The term drug paraphernalia covers a huge range of products. Basically, if an item can help a person to take, make or hide a drug, it can be considered drug paraphernalia. The official definition under federal law sets out the ground rule that the item must be “primarily intended or designed” for using, manufacturing, or hiding illegal drugs, but the list of items is quite large....

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Drug Paraphernalia 101: You May Be Guilty and Not Even Know It

Posted on April 8, 2015 by Mintzer Law

The term drug paraphernalia covers a huge range of products. Basically, if an item can help a person to take, make or hide a drug, it can be considered drug paraphernalia. The official definition under federal law sets out the ground rule that the item must be “primarily intended or designed” for using, manufacturing, or hiding illegal drugs, but the list of items is quite large....

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The 4 Most Important Tips to Avoid Being Busted With Drugs in the Car

Posted on July 10, 2013 by Mintzer Law

A nerve-wracking experience for some people is when they are pulled over, and they have drugs in their vehicle. Although this is rarely the reason that an officer pulls someone over, many drivers begin to act erratically. This kind of behavior can cause them to be found with drugs and arrested. Although this time is stressful, and many people have the urge to flee, there...

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