September
28
2020

Gun laws can be confusing, especially because they can differ so drastically between states. Recent news stories point out just how different these laws can be.

By now, you’ve heard about the shooting in Kenosha, Wisconsin. A 17-year old from Illinois, Kyle Rittenhouse, has been arrested and charged with five [...]

September
20
2020

Anyone charged with a crime in Texas is in a difficult situation. Having a conviction on your record makes many parts of life more difficult, from finding housing to finding a job. It’s understandable to want to avoid a conviction if at all possible.

Luckily, in Texas, you have a [...]

September
10
2020

Texas is slowly relaxing its laws around marijuana use, but it is still a state where marijuana is illegal. That means that there are some laws surrounding marijuana use that carry some significant penalties.

For example, while smoking or possessing marijuana may not result in jail time on its own, [...]

August
27
2020

Being responsible for the death of another person is a terrible thing, but when it’s an accident, it may be even worse. Case in point: A 22-year old Texas woman who pointed a gun she didn’t realize was loaded at a friend and accidentally shot him in the head.

She [...]

August
23
2020

DWIs are no longer punished the way that they have been in the past. Traffic offenses, in general, have been restructured, with fines and surcharges being changed completely.

Understanding how these penalties now work is important for every driver on the road, whether or not they are worried about a [...]

August
18
2020

When it comes to white-collar crimes, Texas judges are rarely lenient.

In Texas, white-collar crime is an umbrella term applied to a wide range of criminal behaviors. Typically, white-collar crimes are non-violent offenses committed for financial gain. Common examples include insider trading, tax fraud, identity theft, counterfeiting, intellectual property theft, [...]