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Is Carjacking a Federal Crime?

Posted on April 10, 2022 in
Carjacking is unfortunately quite a regular occurrence in large cities across the United States. Texas is not excluded from this list, as cities such as Houston, Dallas, and San Antonio see their fair share of carjackings. At any rate, there is a great deal of confusion in regards to the differences between state and...
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Violation of a Protective Order in Texas

Posted on April 3, 2022 in
Protective orders, also known as restraining orders, may grant a large amount of power to an individual residing in the United States of America. The point of this legal mechanism is to set limits on the communication, contact, or interaction between two people as a result of certain circumstances. This extends to electronic and...
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Is Stalking a Crime in Texas?

Posted on April 1, 2022 in
Stalking and cyberstalking are serious offenses in the state of Texas. However, while many people are under the impression that avoiding contact with an individual prevents them from being charged as criminals, simply causing fear and presenting oneself as a reasonable threat may be enough to initiate a court case. It is important for...
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Can I Get Hired With a Misdemeanor?

Posted on February 14, 2022 in
Individuals make mistakes. Sometimes these mistakes lead to criminal misdemeanor charges. However, will a misdemeanor charge keep you from getting hired by an employer? The reality is that any past criminal charges can affect a person's ability to get a job. However, that does not mean that a person with a prior misdemeanor is...
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Can Charges Be Dropped After Indictment?

Posted on February 4, 2022 in
An indictment is a formal criminal accusation made against an individual who has allegedly committed a crime. An indictment is made based upon available evidence, but they are not required for every crime. On a federal level, indictments are only required for felonies that will be heard by a federal court. At a state...
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