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April 3, 2017

How to Handle a DWI Stop in Texas

What enables Texas law officers to pull you over for a suspected DWI? With reasonable suspicion, they can briefly detain you based on what they hear […]
March 22, 2017

What Is the Difference Between a Misdemeanor and a Felony?

What separates a misdemeanor from a felony is the severity of both the charge and the punishment. Misdemeanors range from a slap on the wrist to […]
March 2, 2017

Texas Marijuana Laws Possibly Changing

Even as many Texas citizens want marijuana to be legalized, lawmakers are slower on the draw. One state senator, however, is hoping to lessen penalties for […]
February 16, 2017

How Reliable Are Breathalyzer Tests?

From the “Drunkometer” used in the 1930s to today’s Breathalyzer, blood alcohol concentration (BAC) tests have made it very easy for police to charge Texas citizens […]
January 26, 2017

Understanding Internet Crimes

At some point, you may find yourself one of the many people accused of an Internet crime without even realizing that you have broken any laws. […]
January 16, 2017

Start the New Year by Clearing Your Criminal Record

It’s a new year, and if you have a criminal record, you should find out if you can get a fresh start with a criminal record […]
January 2, 2017

New Year’s Eve and DWIs

There are roughly 10,000 annual drunk-driving-related deaths nationally, and New Year’s Eve is especially troublesome with fatalities increasing two- to three-fold compared to the average. Accordingly, […]
December 26, 2016

Fewer Gun Laws for Texas?

Texas State Representative Jonathan Stickland has proposed an easing of gun restrictions to make it easier for state residents to buy and own firearms. He wants […]
November 23, 2016

Long-Term Impact of a Marijuana Conviction

One of the worst parts of having a criminal record, no matter how slight, occurs when you have to fill out an employment application and answer […]
October 28, 2016

Criminal Clown Craze Sweeping the Nation

For weeks now, news outlets and social media alike have been swamped with stories of people dressed as creepy clowns engaging in questionable activities. In some […]
October 19, 2016

Ignition Interlock Devices After a DWI

A driving while intoxicated (DWI) conviction is a pretty rough experience, and you still have to get to work after your license is suspended if you […]
September 17, 2016

Are You Ready for a No Refusal Weekend?

Music, entertainment, nightlife, and the University of Texas are some of the reasons why people travel from all over the world to experience the vibrant culture […]