Texas has strict laws regarding the possession and sale of drugs like marijuana and cocaine. Violate these laws, and you could face felony charges. If convicted, depending on the facts of your case, you could face years behind bars in the state prison
On March 1, 2017, the Misdemeanor Marijuana Diversion Program (MMDP) went into effect to reduce the strain that processing misdemeanor marijuana offenders has on the courts. If you are arrested for a marijuana related crime, contact an attorney to find out if you qualify for this program.
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 matter.
If you are arrested on suspicion of committing assault, you need to secure competent legal aid as quickly as possible. Make no mistake, assault is a violent crime, and the charges you face are serious. Depending on the circumstances of your case, however, you may be charged with a misdemeanor or felony offense.
10 things you should never do if you are accused of shoplifting. 1 Never argue with store employees if stopped while leaving the store. If it’s a mistake just show them the receipt and go on your way. If they persist in keeping you there, don’t resist. This will only make things worse for you. […]
But what if you get accused of child sex abuse and you didn’t do it. I get calls similar to this regularly. And the very first thing I tell the person is to not say anything to anyone about the accusation. You would be shocked at how quickly an accusation of this sort can be […]
Did you know the consequences of a theft conviction in Texas can lead to a criminal conviction that can last a lifetime. Even a conviction for shoplifting of an item worth only a few dollars is a theft under Texas law. A conviction for any type of theft and you can end up with a […]
If you violate probation for the first time you risk going to jail. If you violate probation, the judge may issue a warrant for your arrest. Additionally, there may not be a bond for the warrant. This is called a no bond. This means that you will need to hire a criminal defense lawyer and […]