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Your Complete Guide to Grand Jury Cases in Texas

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Most people understand what a jury is, but few people have a good understanding of a grand jury and its role in the criminal justice system process. Keep reading for a full guide to the grand jury process in Texas. What Is a Grand Jury? A grand jury, like a trial jury, is made up […]

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Confused About Legal Fees? Read This Guide

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Estimating the cost of legal fees can be challenging. A variety of factors including the type of case, the length of the case, and the resolution of the case can all impact how much you end up having to pay your attorney. What’s worse, if you’re being sued or charged in a criminal case, you may […]

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Can You Be Given the Death Sentence for Drug Trafficking?

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In 2016, more than 63,600 people died of a drug overdose. Of those cases, 66% involved opioids. Now, the Trump administration is suggesting a policy that would allow prosecutors to seek the death sentence for drug dealers as a means of combating the opioid crisis. Can you currently be executed for drug dealing, and can the Trump administration […]

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Is Your Concealed Blade Legal? Find Out Here

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As the debate about gun laws and open carry rage on, a surprising number of Texans find themselves forgotten and in uncertain territory. While Texans can openly carry a pistol as of January 1, 2016, what about other weapons? Bladed weapons are an entirely different matter altogether, so if you’re wondering what the law says about a […]

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Criminal Defense Attorney in Houston: What to Look For

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In most misdemeanor cases, more than 80% of people accused of crimes go with inadequate or no defense attorney. Estimates suggest they lose their cases more than half of the time. Those who hire the best criminal defense attorney available are likely to win almost 90% of the time. Navigating the complexity of the law and the […]