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Learn the Possible Consequences of a DWI Conviction in Texas

If you have been charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or driving while intoxicated in Texas, you may be thinking of simply accepting the consequences. However, it’s important to realize everything that can happen if you’re convicted of this charge and the risks involved with not having a DWI lawyer for legal representation. Texas takes drunk driving offenses

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Drug Crimes
Drug Crimes

Constructive Possession of Controlled Substances May Not Be Sufficient Evidence

Someone who has been charged with a drug crime in Texas must understand the seriousness of the situation. The state imposes harsh penalties on convicted drug offenders, so having a criminal defense lawyer for legal representation is critical. A defense attorney works hard to have the charges dropped or reduced, or the case dismissed. There are various strategies that can

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Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence

What is a Domestic Violence Charge? Are There Any Viable Defenses?

Domestic Violence is also known as Family Assault and is an assault charge that stems from an altercation between family members or those who live together but may not be married. The charges typically arise when the police are called to the home because of an altercation between two or more of the people living there. The police should speak

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Murder

An Effective Defense is Necessary Whenever Felony Charges are Filed

Criminal charges are always serious, but when the crime is the death of another human, the one who is charged needs to be proactive about their defense. It is not enough to be innocent, or have a valid reason for causing a death, people must be able to prove all of this sufficiently to a jury. Failing to do so

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drug crimes
Drug Crimes

Contact an Experienced Lawyer Immediately for Any Drug Crime Charges

A person can be arrested and charged with drug crimes if they are stopped by driving or if there is enough of a suspicion to warrant searching their home for drugs and paraphernalia. They could also be charged if the police are called for a different matter and see drugs in plain view when they arrive at the location. The

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DWI Attorney
DUI

Hire a DUI Attorney for the Best Defense

The biggest advantage of hiring a DWI lawyer is that they know the procedures and consequences of an arrest for drunk driving. If one stands to lose their license, pay a large fine, go to jail or have a permanent blemish on their criminal record, they should hire a DWI attorney for help. Benefits of Hiring a DWI Lawyer The

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White Collar crime
White Collar Crime

A White Collar Criminal Attorney Can Help Clients Get Charges Reduced or Dismissed

White Collar crimes are those intended to result in financial gain through deception. These offenses are typically committed by businesspeople that, through their position, can access significant amounts of money belonging to other people. A white collar crime isn’t overtly illegal, drug related or violent; in fact, most perpetrators hold high positions in the community before their illegal acts are

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Murder Charges
Evidence Suppression

Evidence Suppression

Evidence can be suppressed (that is, not allowed to be used in court) for a number of reasons. Both legal and illegal actions can lead to suppression. Below, Evidence Suppression is defined, and its many causes delineated. Suppression functions the same way in both violent and White Collar crimes. Evidence suppression occurs under one of two conditions. The first is

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