Kingwood Criminal Defense Law Blog

If you are issued a summons, it’s crucial that you attend court at the date and time specified. Failing to do so means you will lose your case by default, and if it is a criminal case, the court will likely issue a warrant for…
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Apr 28 2020
When a person holds another person captive against their will without proper authority, it is called false imprisonment. Kidnapping is the best-known type of false imprisonment and it is a serious criminal offense that carries heavy charges for people who are convicted.
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Mar 24 2020
Driving while intoxicated (DWI) in Texas can be a very serious offense that can affect your life for years to come. It carries punishments that include steep fines, loss of license, and in some cases, even jail time.
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Feb 04 2020
Driving while intoxicated (DWI) in Texas is a serious offense. Not only does it carry harsh penalties such as the loss of license, heavy fines, and possible jail time, in most cases, if you are convicted of DWI in Texas it will stay on your…
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Dec 10 2019
Every year thousands of Americans are injured or killed in automobile accidents caused by drunk drivers. Because the consequences of drunk driving are tragic, most states have harsh penalties for people who are found to be intoxicated behind the wheel.
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Nov 26 2019
If you have been convicted of DWI in Texas, you will likely have to have an ignition interlock device (IID) installed in your vehicle. This device effectively functions as a breathalyzer, detecting whether or not you have alcohol in your system before you can start…
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Nov 12 2019
Being detained by police does not necessarily result in being placed under arrest. This is important because there is a significant distinction between the two, especially with regard to your rights. Knowing the difference between detention and arrest can help you protect your rights while…
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Oct 15 2019
Before we discuss the legality of stop and frisk in Texas, it’s important to understand what stop and frisk actually means. A frisk occurs when a police officer pats down an individual’s outer clothing in search of a weapon.
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Oct 01 2019
DWI Probation is similar to other types of probation in that the person who is convicted of DWI is placed under community supervision in lieu of jail time. Certain DWI offenses require minimum jail sentences, however. As such, these minimum sentences will need to first…
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Sep 17 2019
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