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Texas Child Neglect and Abandonment Laws

Posted on September 13, 2019 in
When we decide to have children, we pledge to provide and care for them until they can take care of themselves. However, not all parents uphold these duties, neglecting and even abandoning their children. These types of abuse can have a profound impact on children and as a result, Texas state law takes these...
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DWI & Child Endangerment in Texas

Posted on September 2, 2019 in
Texas state law treats driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs as a serious crime. DUI-related accidents can often lead to fatalities and severe injuries – and if an intoxicated driver has a child in his or her vehicle at the time, the state considers this act a form of child endangerment. If...
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Is Theft of Services a Felony in Texas?

Posted on August 2, 2019 in
Paying for goods and services fairly supports the backbone of our society here in Texas and in the United States at large. We know that shoplifting goods is a serious crime punishable by fines and imprisonment – but what about stealing services, like cable installation or landscaping work? Just like theft of goods, Texas...
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Animal Cruelty Laws in Texas

Posted on April 1, 2019 in
Animal cruelty laws exist to protect animals from neglect, abuse, and mistreatment, and each state has unique animal cruelty laws everyone should know. A new United States House Bill seeks to make animal cruelty a federal offense, and the bill apparently shows strong bipartisan support. In the meantime, Texas residents should know how the...
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Texas Knife Laws

Posted on February 6, 2019 in
The sale of weapons is a heavily regulated activity, and Texas weapons laws do not pertain solely to firearms. The state also regulates bladed weapons like knives and swords, and the Texas Right to Bear Arms includes a provision that allows the state legislature to control the sale of weapons for crime prevention purposes....
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