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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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How to Beat an Assault Charge in Texas

Posted on January 4, 2022 in
Being arrested on suspicion of committing a crime and actually being charged are two completely different things. Charges can be levied by a prosecutor, most often from a District Attorney’s office, after you have been arrested by a law enforcement officer. Simply being charged doesn’t mean you will be convicted. Remember, you are innocent...
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Harris County Sheriff Recommends Releasing Prisoners Amid Coronavirus Concerns

Posted on August 25, 2020 in
On March 19th, Sheriff Ed Gonzalez highly recommended the compassionate release of hundreds of prisoners from jail who are most vulnerable to the coronavirus outbreak. Since then, Harris County felony judges have called for the release of approximately 60 people jailed for felony offenses – a drop in the bucket compared to the total...
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Types of Bail Bonds in Texas

In most cases of arrest, residing inside of a local jail is not an ideal prospect. Typically, the court sets bail, which allows the defendant to continue living in their own home before their trial. Posting bail can be both a blessing and a curse, as not everyone can afford to pay it outright....
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What Happens at an Arraignment in Texas?

Posted on April 18, 2019 in
The criminal justice process consists of several phases. The first process generally includes arrest, booking, and arraignment. Once the police arrest a suspect for a crime, they will book the suspect at the police department, documenting a mug shot, the suspect’s fingerprints, and a list of all items in the suspect’s possession at the...
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