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How Social Media Can Hurt Your Defense in a Criminal Case

Posted on January 22, 2018 in
When facing an arrest and criminal charges in Texas, you might feel the urge to vent about your situation on your favorite social media channels. After all, your followers are your friends and family, and posting about it couldn’t hurt, right? Wrong. Publishing a post about your recent arrest on Facebook or Instagram in...
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Is Possession of THC Wax a Felony in Texas?

Posted on January 15, 2018 in
Unlike several other states, Texas has stayed stalwart in its strict no-marijuana laws. THC wax is no exception. In fact, the law punishes possession of THC even more harshly than standard marijuana. Tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, is the active ingredient in marijuana. It is the primary chemical responsible for producing the euphoric feeling, or “high,”...
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What Happens When a Case is Dropped or Dismissed?

Posted on November 17, 2017 in
Anyone arrested for a crime should retain a defense attorney as soon as possible, ideally before they face formal charges. When the police arrest a suspect they must “mirandize” the suspect, and grant a detained or arrested citizen certain other civil rights, which are important to understand, as they may play a part in...
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Your Guide to Facing Murder Charges in Texas

Posted on June 5, 2017 in
Investigations into murders and murder charges can feel overwhelming for the suspect and close family and friends. If you know what to expect, you can face the charges as an informed citizen. This is what you should know about murder charges in Texas. If you have been arrested or suspect you may be under...
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Is a Hit and Run a Felony in Texas?

Posted on June 5, 2017 in
Texas classifies crimes associated with leaving the scene of an accident as either misdemeanors or felonies. In either case, driving away after hitting someone is a bad idea. While most people rationally know not to leave the scene, they may not act rationally in the moment. Fear, adrenaline, ignorance, carelessness, or other factors may...
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