June
14
2019

When you hear the word “drug trafficker” what comes to mind?

Pablo Escobar? Nancy Botwin? El Chapo? Walter White?

If it’s all of them, you’re exactly right.

Unfortunately, the way the law is written, those types of high-level traffickers and their henchmen aren’t the only ones spending decades in prison [...]

June
5
2019

Everyone has a general sense of the new norm for what’s right and what’s wrong when it comes to sexual conduct. What you might not know, though, is how sexual harassment is handled under the law. It’s not okay, and it’s not allowed – but does that make it a [...]

May
31
2019

From dropping apparatuses into gas pump card swipers to big bank security breaches, when you hear the word “cybercrime” in this day and age, easily, a number of images probably come to mind.

Cybercrime can have farther-reaching affects than what we may imagine, though. In 2016, for instance, an 18-year-old [...]

May
26
2019

Domestic violence occurs when a person commits an assault upon a family or household member. Charges of Continuous Violence Against the Family may be brought when someone commits two acts of domestic violence within a twelve-month period.

Beware, neither incident of domestic assault has to have resulted in arrest or [...]

May
18
2019

According to the Texas penal code, when you injure someone, you are committing an assault. In fact, even when you only threaten to injure another person, you can be charged.

This is different from many other states, which typically impose a separate charge of “battery,” if you make personal contact [...]

May
9
2019

Advancements in understanding the adolescent brain confirm that the centers responsible for good judgment haven’t fully developed. Underaged drinking can further impair decision making, and it’s a simple fact: even without alcohol or drugs, teens just don’t have a lot of experience behind the wheel.

Couple these factors with the [...]