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Assault Of A Family Member

When you are charged with an assault of a family member, the person who complained to the police and had charges brought against you may not be a family member as you understand it. The common definition of a family member would normally include those people that are related to you by blood or marriage.  […]

Written by on October 13, 2021

It May Be Legal In Nevada But It Is A Felony In Texas: Prostitution

Effective September 1, 2021, a first time prostitution charge changed from a class B misdemeanor to a state jail felony.  Stated another way, the maximum punishment range jumped from 180 days in County Jail to two years in State Jail.  In Harris County, you would serve 60 of those 180 days and in State Jail, […]

Written by on September 23, 2021

10 Reasons to Get an Attorney for First Offense DWI in Houston

In most cases, a first offense DWI charge is a misdemeanor, but this does not mean you should not contact an attorney. A first offense DWI attorney will ensure you are treated fairly and determine if any of the facts specific to your case could lead to greater or lesser charges   What are 10 […]

Written by on January 3, 2020

The Down and Dirty of Insider Trading

RM – Aug – The Down and Dirty of Insider Trading Insider Trading in Texas Insider trading has gotten a lot of coverage in the media over the last few years. Powerful executives and television celebrities have been convicted on charges of insider trading, showing that no one is immune from this kind of conviction. […]

Written by on August 19, 2015

Hindering a Secured Creditor: What It Is and What It Means

Hindering a Secured Creditor in Texas Dealing with debt collectors in Texas can be a stressful situation. Creditors may demand that payments be made and, if the payments are not submitted on time, the creditors may threaten to repossess a person’s property. In the United States, failure to repay a debt is not a crime. […]

Written by on August 12, 2015

Am I Allowed to Own a Gun?

Texas is known for being a state that strongly supports 2nd Amendment constitutional rights. Millions of Texas citizens own at least one firearm, whether for hunting, personal defense or for recreational marksmanship. Despite the popularity of firearm ownership throughout the state, Texas has some very strict laws regarding who is allowed to own a gun. These […]

Written by on August 5, 2015

What Crimes Can Potentially Lead to the Death Penalty?

Texas is infamous for its use of the death penalty. This punishment is considered the most severe legal penalty that is available in the Texas Penal Code. As such, it is only an option in the most serious of legal cases. In fact, there is only one category of crime in which the death penalty […]

Written by on July 29, 2015

What Will Happen to Me if I Aided or Assisted a Fugitive?

It is against the law in Texas to directly or indirectly participate in the commission of a crime. This may sound fairly straightforward to most people but it can have far-reaching implications. For example, many people may realize that acting as a getaway driver for a person who has committed a bank robbery is an […]

Written by on July 22, 2015