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DWI/DUI

What Happens If I’m Convicted Of A DWI in Texas?

DWI convictions can have serious consequences in Texas, especially if there are aggravating circumstances, such as prior DWI convictions or an open container in the vehicle. If you have been charged with a DWI, an attorney at Vinas & Graham,

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Grand Jury

Why Does A Case Go To A Grand Jury In Texas?

Many people don’t understand why some individuals are simply arrested and charged for crimes, while other cases are brought before the grand jury in order to decide if charges will be forthcoming and if a person will be indicted or

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Criminal Conspiracy

What A Criminal Conspiracy Charge Means In Texas

Many people are always surprised to hear that a crime does not have to happen to be criminally charged and convicted. Like the state of Texas, many states find that the act of conspiring with another to commit a crime

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Domestic Violence

Can You Buy A Gun With A Domestic Violence Charge?

Domestic violence charges can carry severe consequences. In addition to jail time or a probation sentence, there may be collateral consequences as well, such as being required to stay away from the alleged victim or being required to attend anger

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Attorney-Client Privilege

What Does ‘Attorney-Client Privilege’ Really Mean?

In general, the attorney-client privilege means that confidential communications between an attorney and a client or prospective client cannot be shared by the attorney with anyone. Houston attorneys at Vinas & Graham, PLLC, know that client consultations are privileged, and

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Drug Crimes

Understanding Drug Possession Charges In Texas

In this country, drug charges are some of the most severe criminal charges that one can face. The most common drug charge that people face is that of drug possession. Under the Health and Safety Code, and according to Chapter

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Murder

Murder Charges In Texas: What You Need To Know

Homicide is the most serious offense in the criminal justice system, which is why it is so important to have an experienced criminal defense lawyer if you find yourself facing murder charges. A lawyer can explain the most important things

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