• Community Supervision in Dallas County

      You’ve probably heard the terms “probation” and “parole” a number of times throughout your life. Here in Texas, adult probation is now called “community supervision,” which is different than “parole.” ...

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    • What is Community Supervision?

      Were you recently arrested for a crime in the Greater Dallas Area? If so, there is a strong possibility that you may get what’s called Community Supervision, which is like “probation” in other states. ...

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    • What is the Age of Consent in Texas?

      If you’re reading this, you’re probably romantically interested in a teenager, or you’re a teenager who’s interested in someone who is 18 or older. Is there a law against you dating? What Does the Age ...

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    • What Are the Penalties for Assault in Texas?

      If you grew up in the 1970s or 1980s, you grew up in a time when people could get into a fight, shake hands afterward, and walk away as friends. Not that every fight turned out this way, but it ...

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    • Aggravated Assault Charges in Dallas

      Historically, Texas has been full of “gun slinging” towns that don’t back down to threats. Even though Texas has some of the best gun laws in the nation today, it doesn’t mean that people can get ...

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    • Underage Alcohol Offenses in Dallas

      You know it’s illegal for someone under the age of 21 to drink alcohol and drink and drive, but is that it or are there other underage drinking laws that minors should be aware of? In Texas, there are ...

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    • Warrants in Texas: What You Need to Know

      Is there a warrant for your arrest ? If so, it’s important that you have a basic understanding of what they are so you can take immediate action to resolve the situation. In Texas, the court can issue ...

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    • Arrest Warrants vs. Bench Warrants in Dallas

      Are you concerned that there’s a warrant out for your arrest in the Greater Dallas Area? If so, perhaps the police have been busy investigating you for a crime and they are finally ready to press ...

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    • What Are the Penalties for Assault in Texas?

      If you grew up in the 1970s or 1980s, you grew up in a time when people could get into a fight, shake hands afterward, and walk away as friends. Not that every fight turned out this way, but it ...

      Read More
    • Aggravated Assault Charges in Dallas

      Historically, Texas has been full of “gun slinging” towns that don’t back down to threats. Even though Texas has some of the best gun laws in the nation today, it doesn’t mean that people can get ...

      Read More
    • Federal Charges in Dallas, Texas

      In the United States, we have two different types of crimes: state-level crimes and federal crimes. The state legislatures create state laws, whereas Congress creates federal laws. State crimes are ...

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    • Grand Theft Auto Texas

      “Calling all Honda Accord owners. You may want to get a new security system for your car,” says U.S. News & World Report. But then again, if you’re familiar with the “Most Stolen Vehicles” in the ...

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    • Renting an Apartment? Your Background Can Be Checked

      Are you facing criminal charges in Dallas or anywhere else in the Lone Star State? If so, it’s very important that you understand that a criminal record cannot only affect employment for years to ...

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    • Warrants in Texas: What You Need to Know

      Is there a warrant for your arrest ? If so, it’s important that you have a basic understanding of what they are so you can take immediate action to resolve the situation. In Texas, the court can issue ...

      Read More
    • Arrest Warrants vs. Bench Warrants in Dallas

      Are you concerned that there’s a warrant out for your arrest in the Greater Dallas Area? If so, perhaps the police have been busy investigating you for a crime and they are finally ready to press ...

      Read More
    • Community Supervision in Dallas County

      You’ve probably heard the terms “probation” and “parole” a number of times throughout your life. Here in Texas, adult probation is now called “community supervision,” which is different than “parole.” ...

      Read More
    • What is Community Supervision?

      Were you recently arrested for a crime in the Greater Dallas Area? If so, there is a strong possibility that you may get what’s called Community Supervision, which is like “probation” in other states. ...

      Read More
    • Traveling Abroad with a Recent Felony Conviction

      When someone is convicted of a felony, they will experience several negative consequences. With a felony on their criminal record, it will be harder to find employment. It will be harder to rent an ...

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    • Can a DWI Lead to Removal Proceedings?

      Are you in the United States on a visa? Or, are you a lawful permanent resident (Green Card holder) who is living and working in the US? Either way, you may be wondering if a conviction for driving ...

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    • Child Support for Incarcerated Parents in Texas

      When someone is convicted of a crime and sentenced to jail or prison, it doesn’t mean that their life automatically stops. They will have to address their job. They will still have to pay their auto ...

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    • Traveling Abroad with a Recent Felony Conviction

      When someone is convicted of a felony, they will experience several negative consequences. With a felony on their criminal record, it will be harder to find employment. It will be harder to rent an ...

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    • Child Support for Incarcerated Parents in Texas

      When someone is convicted of a crime and sentenced to jail or prison, it doesn’t mean that their life automatically stops. They will have to address their job. They will still have to pay their auto ...

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    • What is Supervised Release in Federal Cases?

      Are you or someone you love facing federal charges in Dallas or anywhere else in Texas? If so, it’s important that you know that federal charges are separate from state charges. Generally, a person ...

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    • Can a DWI Lead to Removal Proceedings?

      Are you in the United States on a visa? Or, are you a lawful permanent resident (Green Card holder) who is living and working in the US? Either way, you may be wondering if a conviction for driving ...

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    • Marijuana Penalties in Dallas

      You’ve probably heard all the buzz about marijuana being decriminalized in states, such as California, Nevada, and Colorado, but in Texas, the drug is still very much illegal. And, if you drive to ...

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    • Can I Be Deported for DWI?

      Texas has a significant immigrant population, and every day immigrants are faced with deportation issues. If you are a lawful permanent resident (a Green Card holder), and you were recently arrested ...

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  • DWI
    • Second DWI Penalties in Texas

      Were you recently arrested for driving while intoxicated (DWI) for the second time? If so, it’s important to know that the penalties for a second DWI are harsher than the penalties for a first DWI ...

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    • Can a DWI Lead to Removal Proceedings?

      Are you in the United States on a visa? Or, are you a lawful permanent resident (Green Card holder) who is living and working in the US? Either way, you may be wondering if a conviction for driving ...

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    • DWI with a Child Passenger

      Drinking and driving is a nationwide problem, and it’s a global epidemic, but it’s especially a big problem here in Texas. According to the Texas Department of Transportation , “About every 20 minutes ...

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    • About Texas Family Violence Protective Orders

      In Dallas, victims of family violence, otherwise known as “domestic violence” can ask the court for a protective order. In Texas, the three different types of protective orders include: Temporary Ex ...

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    • Traveling Abroad with a Recent Felony Conviction

      When someone is convicted of a felony, they will experience several negative consequences. With a felony on their criminal record, it will be harder to find employment. It will be harder to rent an ...

      Read More
    • What is Supervised Release in Federal Cases?

      Are you or someone you love facing federal charges in Dallas or anywhere else in Texas? If so, it’s important that you know that federal charges are separate from state charges. Generally, a person ...

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    • When the Feds Come Calling

      Individuals & DOJ Interaction Anyone can imagine the alarming nature of being contacted by a federal agent charged with investigating criminal conduct on behalf of the most powerful government in the ...

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    • Traveling Abroad with a Recent Felony Conviction

      When someone is convicted of a felony, they will experience several negative consequences. With a felony on their criminal record, it will be harder to find employment. It will be harder to rent an ...

      Read More
    • DWI with a Child Passenger

      Drinking and driving is a nationwide problem, and it’s a global epidemic, but it’s especially a big problem here in Texas. According to the Texas Department of Transportation , “About every 20 minutes ...

      Read More
    • What is the Age of Consent in Texas?

      If you’re reading this, you’re probably romantically interested in a teenager, or you’re a teenager who’s interested in someone who is 18 or older. Is there a law against you dating? What Does the Age ...

      Read More
    • Traveling Abroad with a Recent Felony Conviction

      When someone is convicted of a felony, they will experience several negative consequences. With a felony on their criminal record, it will be harder to find employment. It will be harder to rent an ...

      Read More
    • Can a DWI Lead to Removal Proceedings?

      Are you in the United States on a visa? Or, are you a lawful permanent resident (Green Card holder) who is living and working in the US? Either way, you may be wondering if a conviction for driving ...

      Read More
    • DWI with a Child Passenger

      Drinking and driving is a nationwide problem, and it’s a global epidemic, but it’s especially a big problem here in Texas. According to the Texas Department of Transportation , “About every 20 minutes ...

      Read More
    • Mortgage Fraud Charges in Texas

      According to the Texas Attorney General’s website, “Mortgage fraud is a criminal offense and primarily involves fraud against mortgage lenders. Generally speaking, it occurs when facts are ...

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    • Identity Theft Charges in Texas

      Identity theft comes in various forms, but essentially it comes down to using someone else’s personal identifying information without their knowledge or consent. Such identifying information includes: ...

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    • Can I Be Deported for DWI?

      Texas has a significant immigrant population, and every day immigrants are faced with deportation issues. If you are a lawful permanent resident (a Green Card holder), and you were recently arrested ...

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    • What is Identity Theft?

      What is identity theft exactly? It’s when someone takes another person’s name or their personal information, such as their driver license or Social Security number, and uses that information with the ...

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    • Identity Theft Charges in Texas

      Identity theft comes in various forms, but essentially it comes down to using someone else’s personal identifying information without their knowledge or consent. Such identifying information includes: ...

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    • Can I Be Deported for DWI?

      Texas has a significant immigrant population, and every day immigrants are faced with deportation issues. If you are a lawful permanent resident (a Green Card holder), and you were recently arrested ...

      Read More
    • What is the Age of Consent in Texas?

      If you’re reading this, you’re probably romantically interested in a teenager, or you’re a teenager who’s interested in someone who is 18 or older. Is there a law against you dating? What Does the Age ...

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    • When is a Texas DWI a Felony?

      Are you facing driving while intoxicated (DWI) charges in Dallas or anywhere else in Texas? If so, it’s only natural to wonder, “When is DWI a felony?” In Texas and across the nation, DWI is referred ...

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    • Penalties for Intoxication Assault in Texas

      As a licensed driver in Texas, you’re probably familiar with the crime of driving while intoxicated (DWI) under Section 49.04 of the Texas Penal Code. Under Sec. 49.04(a) it reads, “A person commits ...

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    • When is a Texas DWI a Felony?

      Are you facing driving while intoxicated (DWI) charges in Dallas or anywhere else in Texas? If so, it’s only natural to wonder, “When is DWI a felony?” In Texas and across the nation, DWI is referred ...

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    • Courtroom Etiquette in Dallas

      In Texas, we have a variety of courts, including: district courts, county courts, county courts at law, probate courts, justice of the peace courts, and municipal courts. Where Will My Case be ...

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    • Mortgage Fraud Charges in Texas

      According to the Texas Attorney General’s website, “Mortgage fraud is a criminal offense and primarily involves fraud against mortgage lenders. Generally speaking, it occurs when facts are ...

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    • Second DWI Penalties in Texas

      Were you recently arrested for driving while intoxicated (DWI) for the second time? If so, it’s important to know that the penalties for a second DWI are harsher than the penalties for a first DWI ...

      Read More
    • What is the Age of Consent in Texas?

      If you’re reading this, you’re probably romantically interested in a teenager, or you’re a teenager who’s interested in someone who is 18 or older. Is there a law against you dating? What Does the Age ...

      Read More
    • What You Should Do If You've Been Sexually Harassed

      The U.S. Equal Opportunity Employment Commission (EEOC), defines sexual harassment in the workplace as any unwelcome sexual advances or conduct that unreasonably interferes with a person’s ability to ...

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    • Why Innocent People Get Charged with Child Pornography

      There a number of state and federal laws which address the possession, production, distribution, and even the receipt of child pornography. While these laws are certainly well-intentioned and ...

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    • Penalties for Stalking in Texas

      In the past, what’s been coined as “stalking behaviors” were not technically illegal because most of the time, no physical harm actually came out of it. Such behaviors include following a former ...

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    • Grand Theft Auto Texas

      “Calling all Honda Accord owners. You may want to get a new security system for your car,” says U.S. News & World Report. But then again, if you’re familiar with the “Most Stolen Vehicles” in the ...

      Read More
    • Underage Alcohol Offenses in Dallas

      You know it’s illegal for someone under the age of 21 to drink alcohol and drink and drive, but is that it or are there other underage drinking laws that minors should be aware of? In Texas, there are ...

      Read More
    • Can a DWI Stop Me from Owning a Firearm?

      On May 25, 2018, cnn.com reported: “We’re 21 weeks into 2018, and there have already been 23 school shootings where someone was hurt or killed. That averages to 1 shooting a week.” Of those 23 school ...

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    • State vs. Federal Crimes, What's the Difference?

      State versus federal crimes, what is the difference? State laws are enacted by state legislatures, whereas federal laws are enacted by Congress, but the differences don’t end there. When someone is ...

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    • Federal Charges in Dallas, Texas

      In the United States, we have two different types of crimes: state-level crimes and federal crimes. The state legislatures create state laws, whereas Congress creates federal laws. State crimes are ...

      Read More