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Texas Manslaughter Laws: What You Need To Know

If you are suspected of manslaughter or have already been charged, you should know some important things about manslaughter charges in Texas. Most importantly, you should know that even though this charge is less severe than murder, your future rights

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Robbery Charges

Understanding The Different Types Of Robbery Charges

In Texas, there are two types of robbery charges: robbery and aggravated robbery. These charges are serious and can result in significant fines, jail time, and other collateral consequences. If you have been charged with robbery, you need a high-quality,

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Illegal Reentry

How Much Jail Time Will I Receive For Illegal Re-entry?

Illegal re-entry is a federal crime that involves a range of penalties for convictions, depending on the particular circumstances of your case. Undocumented immigrants often do not enjoy the same constitutional rights and legal processes as U.S. citizens. Illegal re-entry

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Will I Lose My Job With A DWI Conviction

A DWI conviction in Texas comes with many consequences, such as license suspension, a criminal record, fines, and possible jail time. There may be secondary consequences as well. One of the most common questions about secondary consequences that we are

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Federal Charges

What You Need To Know If Facing Federal Weapons Charges

If you have been charged with a federal weapons charge, you probably know that you are facing severe consequences if convicted. Houston criminal defense attorneys at Vinas & Graham, PLLC represent clients in state and federal weapons violation cases, and

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Order Of Non-Disclosure

How To Obtain An Order Of Nondisclosure

Just because a person has completed all legal proceedings around a criminal issue doesn’t mean the issues have disappeared. Law enforcement will still have records of the case and could disclose them if requested. This could damage an individual’s chances

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Money Laundering

Common Money Laundering Schemes

Money laundering is a term used to describe a scheme that involves carrying out financial transactions of illegally obtained money to conceal the source of funds. In other words, it consists of using the funds received through illegal means to

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Domestic Violence

How Do I Obtain A Restraining Order For Domestic Violence?

In Texas, victims of domestic violence may secure restraining orders to protect themselves and members of their households. To obtain a restraining order, the domestic violence victim must file a restraining order request along with details of the domestic violence

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