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What is the 7-Year Criminal Background Check Rule in Texas?

Posted on March 14, 2024 in
Many people assume that criminal convictions just fall off your record after a certain amount of time in Texas. However, this is not the case. Your criminal record includes a comprehensive list of every arrest and conviction in your background. While your criminal background may not be readily available, public information regarding your criminal...
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Penalties for Mail Fraud in Texas

Posted on February 15, 2024 in
Mail fraud involves any illegal activity or scheme conducted using the United States Postal Service (USPS). Mail fraud may be used to extract information or money from someone using false statements. Mail fraud in Texas is punishable under state and federal law and carries severe penalties if convicted.  It is imperative to contact a...
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What Is The Process Of A Sentencing Hearing In Texas

Posted on February 6, 2024 in
Plea deals, the requests of the judge, and the testimony of witnesses and victims impact sentencing hearings. A judge will process this information to render a sentence proportioned to the charges. Understanding the process of a sentencing hearing equips a defendant for what steps may occur during this phase of legal action. Also, becoming...
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Texas Gang Laws

Posted on December 27, 2023 in
Harsh penalties are imposed on individuals believed to be involved in gang activity in Texas. The Texas legislature has enacted laws to target any perceived or actual actions by street gangs. Reviewing these laws gives a clearer understanding of how a Houston criminal defense attorney can help if you are charged with Texas gang...
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How to Hire a Lawyer When You Have a Low Income

Posted on September 15, 2023 in
When you are facing any type of legal matter, you have the right to go to court and represent yourself. The problem with this is that the experience, pressure, and process of doing so is complex, and often, the result is a loss to those who represent themselves. So, how do you hire a...
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