November
14
2018

It seems as though every month is an official month for raising awareness about some sort of cause, disease, or issue in the world. Some of these, including Pride Month in June or Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, are very present on social media and in the news.

Other [...]

November
8
2018

One of the lesser-known consequences of drug crimes is the potential for civil asset forfeiture. Under this policy, police are allowed to seize property that they believe has been involved in or could potentially be used to commit a crime.

Although civil asset forfeiture can apply to any crime, it [...]

November
1
2018

Assault charges are fueled by a variety of different intentions. A person who gets heated and decks someone at a bar may not be considered as dangerous as a person who assaults a police officer while they are in the line of duty, and Texas understands that not all incidents [...]

October
25
2018

In Texas, burglary is an offense that is automatically prosecuted as a felony – meaning there’s always the possibility of jail or prison time. Moreover, although burglary is most often associated with theft, unauthorized entry into a building to commit another crime such as assault – or any felony-level offense [...]

October
15
2018

We all know that some holidays result in more DWI arrests than others. New Year’s, Thanksgiving, and Fourth of July are just three of the notorious holidays that result in extra law enforcement vigilance.

What you might not know is that one of these “drinking and driving” holidays is creeping [...]

October
12
2018

If you have a criminal record in Texas, you will suffer many consequences – some that you may not even realize are related to your record.

In this post, we’re going to tell you the real costs you’ll face and show you what you can do to get your life [...]