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Know Your Rights About Legal Protests

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There’s a reason why the right to protest is included in the very first amendment to the United States Constitution’s Bill of Rights. From the founding of this nation, protests have been extremely important. The Boston Tea Party was a …

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New Texas Law: First-Time DWI Offenders Are Now Eligible for Non-Disclosure in Texas

First-Time DWI Offenders Are Now Eligible for Non-Disclosure in Texas

Criminal convictions, violent or not, can have a major impact on someone’s future. Criminal records often make finding and securing a job difficult or almost impossible. Texas state laws provide …

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What Do I Need to Know About Plea Agreements?

The Texas plea bargain process is a process that allows for a resolution of a case without proving guilt beyond a reasonable doubt. In essence, a plea is an agreement or contract. During the process, the defense and prosecution negotiate …

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What Parents Need to Know About the Texas Juvenile Justice System

Part of growing up means making mistakes — and hopefully learning from them. However, when a childhood mistake results in involvement with the Texas juvenile justice system, the consequences for a simple error can be significant.

Every parent knows children …

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Types of Assault Charges in Texas

In Texas, an assault offense has occurred if:

  1. Someone has recklessly or intentionally caused an injury or physical harm
  2. Someone has intentionally threatened physical harm
  3. Someone has intentionally used provocative or offensive physical contact against another person

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Criminal History & Employment Applications: What Information to Disclose

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Everybody has a past. If yours is a matter of court record, however, you may find it difficult to negotiate job interviews. There is a fine line between disclosing what you must to be honest and saying too much and …

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10 of Examples of White Collar Crimes in Texas

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If you’ve been accused of a white collar crime in Georgetown or San Marcos, TX, it can be serious business. Both your business and private reputation can be tainted even before you even make it to your trial. Just having …

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11 Mistakes to Avoid During a Texas DWI Stop

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In 2013, Texas led the nation with 1,337 fatalities due to drunk driving, and there were 15,687 alcohol-related crash injuries, according to statistics from Mothers Against Drunk Drivers (MADD). Drunk driving mistakes for Texas residents are a regular occurrence, as …

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Top 8 Criminal Defense Charges Students Face in Texas

There were 1.44 million college students in Texas in fall of 2014, a figure expected to rise to 1.64 million by 2025. For most college students, higher education is a chance to extend their independence, build a solid career and …

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How Brendan Dassey’s Conviction Was Overturned: Why You Should Hire a Good Criminal Defense Lawyer

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In 2005, 25-year-old photographer Teresa Halbach was killed in Manitowoc County. She disappeared after traveling to Steven Avery’s family’s salvage yard to take photos for a magazine. Her burned body was recovered in the yard, in a burn pit.

In …

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