Kingwood Criminal Defense Law Blog

In Texas, the penalties for drunk driving are severe. Depending on the details of your arrest, you could face steep fines, a license suspension, and jail time. Furthermore, you may be charged with a misdemeanor or felony crime. And certain behaviors can increase the penalties…
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Aug 30 2019
In Texas, a DWI is a life changer. Besides having your license suspended, you face costly fines and even jail time. As a result, educational and employment opportunities may suddenly dissolve and your ability to obtain a professional license will also suffer greatly.
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Aug 27 2019
Depending on the type of crime you were arrested for, this can affect your ability to obtain a firearms identification card (FID) and even limit certain job opportunities. Fortunately, an experienced criminal defense lawyer can help you with expunction.
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Aug 13 2019
Probable cause is the standard of proof used by law enforcement to make an arrest, conduct a search, or perform a seizure. This prevents police from arresting a person for no reason or because they think a person “looks guilty.”
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Jul 30 2019
If you are convicted of any type of crime in Texas — misdemeanor or felony — you have the right to file an appeal. The purpose of an appeal is to determine if the initial trial that led to your conviction was carried out fairly.
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Jul 16 2019
If you use your car on a regular basis, chances are that you will receive a traffic ticket at some point in your life. While many road violations are minor, reckless driving is a serious offense that can wreak havoc on your life if left…
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Jul 02 2019
When you are arrested for a misdemeanor or felony offense, you must go through certain stages of the criminal justice system before you have a chance to enter a plea.
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Jun 18 2019
The State of Texas has developed its own drug classification system outside the Controlled Substances Act of 1970. Instead of schedules, it categorizes drugs into penalty groups.
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Jun 04 2019
Crimes of a sexual nature are considered especially heinous, carry a stigma, and are penalized swiftly and harshly by the criminal justice system. However, sexual assault should not be confused with sexual harassment. While sexual assault is a criminal offense, sexual harassment is a civil…
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Apr 23 2019
While it’s best to consult an experienced DWI attorney for more detailed information, it can be helpful to have a general idea of what will take place during a DWI case in Texas
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Dec 13 2018