If a warrant has been issued, it is important to take immediate action. The sooner you are proactive, the better your chances of avoiding arrest.
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Is Domestic Assault a Felony in Texas
Domestic violence is a serious problem both here at home in Texas, and across the country. In fact, in the United States it is estimated that one in three women, and one in four men will experience violence perpetrated by an intimate partner or family member at some point in their lives. Today we will take a closer look at each type of domestic violence crime in Texas and discuss what you should do if you have been arrested for domestic violence.
Can a Felony be Expunged in Texas?
Mistakes are a part of life, and, unfortunately, some of those mistakes can follow us for years. In Texas, and the U.S. generally, a criminal record can affect the opportunities available to you throughout your life even if you are not convicted of a crime.
Everything You Need to Know About Trespassing in Texas
If you intentionally enter a property with a posted “no trespassing” sign, or one that is designated as private property, or is fenced in or in some way clearly meant to exclude intruders, chances are you have committed the crime of criminal trespass.
Obstruction or Retaliation Crimes in Texas
People who are charged with a crime may be angry, upset, or confused—often to the point where they want to take it out on whomever arrested them, testified against them, or informed on them.
What is a Texas Capias Warrant?
If you failed to show up for a court appearance for a traffic violation, failed to pay a fine or have violated probation, chances are you will find out the hard way just what a capias warrant is.
Understanding the Different Types of Texas Misdemeanor Classifications
In Texas, there are three “degrees” of crime: Felonies, misdemeanors and infractions. Felonies are the most serious types of criminal charges, including murder, sexual assault and assault with a deadly weapon. Infractions are minor offenses, such as creating a public nuisance or jaywalking.
What Is Evading the Police in Houston, Texas?
If you do not and are charged with evading the police, the prosecution needs to prove intent: that whoever attempted to elude or evade knew what they were doing and did it on purpose.
What is a Summons in Texas?
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 your arrest.
What Happens When You Drive Without a License in TX?
Not only can you face heavy fines for driving without a license or a suspended or revoked license, if you are pulled over and nobody in the car has a valid driver’s license, your car will be impounded and you will be taken to jail.