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Common Types of Fraud Charges in Texas

Fraud Crimes

The crime of fraud is a very general and broad category of crimes, but the penalties and consequences of committing fraud in Texas can be very serious. Many fraud charges can lead to a conviction, arrest and a lengthy and difficult trial for you and your attorney. Texas courts take fraud seriously because there are so many different ways to commit it, and so the stricter the courts and law enforcement can be, the less…
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What Are the Penalties for Interfering With an Emergency Call?

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Inhibiting or preventing someone from making an emergency call can result in a charge or arrest for interfering with an emergency call. In the state of Texas, this criminal charge is considered a serious offense and it can lead to serious consequences such as jail time and a large fine. Many times, this crime occurs when a victim of violence or assault claims that they were prevented from calling law enforcement. How Can I Be…
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What Kinds of Protection Orders Can Be Filed Against Me in Texas?

Criminal Court

Texas, like other states, has protective orders that are intended to protect people from abusive partners or any others who are causing harm or threatening to cause harm. A protective order is also known as a restraining order, and it helps to prevent anyone that is listed in the order from continuing verbal or physical contact with the party who got the order. If a protective order has been ordered against you, you should know…
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What Should I Do If There Is a Warrant For My Arrest?

Criminal Mischief

One possible consequence of breaking a law in Texas is to have a warrant placed for your arrest. You are luckily able to search if there is a warrant for your arrest online through your county’s warrant search website or through your local police department. Once you know that there is an outstanding warrant for your arrest, you should know how to respond and what actions you should take next. What Is An Arrest Warrant?…
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What Are the Consequences of Violating Your DWI Probation?

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One of the consequences of a DWI conviction is to be placed on probation by a criminal court. Many people who face DWI convictions do not understand how serious a DWI probation is. Probation is a special system that a court uses to decrease certain penalties resulting from your conviction in return for a guarantee that you follow a set of rules. If you violate your DWI probation, there are further consequences you will have…
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My Child Received a DWI or DUIA, What Do I Do Next?

Criminal Defense Lawyer Can Help You Avoid Jail Time

Summer is officially in full swing, which means that children are out of school on summer vacation. Teenagers take advantage of summer to spend time with their friends and have a good time, but along with this freedom comes certain dangers that your teen might come across. If you have a child who is at least 16, then you are right to be concerned about drinking and driving during the summer time. Your child could…
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How Do I Petition for an Order of Non-Disclosure for a Federal Crime?

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If you are a Texas resident who was given deferred adjudication recently, you were probably told that after your probation was over and all charges were dismissed, your criminal records would also be clean. This is, however, a misunderstanding between the criminal courts and people who have served their deferred adjudication in the state. In order to get arrest records, court proceedings and probation information off of your record, you will have to submit a…
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What Are the Different Types of Assault Charges I Could Face?

Stalking and Assault

Criminal assault is a serious misdemeanor or felony crime that could result in jail time and other severe penalties. It can happen in many kinds of situations, such as at work, in your home, or on the street randomly. However, it is important to realize that there are different ways you could be accused for assaulting someone, because there are various types of circumstances that could lead to this crime of an assault charge. What…
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What Counts as Criminal Mischief in Texas?

Criminal Mischief

Criminal mischief is the legal term for any form of property destruction under Texas criminal law. This type of crime can include a vast array of acts; the damage could be either accidental or deliberate; it can be the result of some other type of dispute; or it can be an act all on its own. If you are facing a criminal mischief charge, it’s important that you know why you’re being charged with this…
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How Is Drug Trafficking Regulated in Texas?

Drug Possession and Abuse

Drug trafficking involves the distributing and/or delivering of illegal drugs across states, counties or other borderlines. Drug trafficking is a violation of the Texas Controlled Substances Act, and it can result in a felony charge with many unfortunate ramifications, such as fines and jail time. Because the sentencing for a drug trafficking conviction can be extreme and detrimental to your personal life, it’s crucial that, as a Texas citizen, you know the laws and regulations…
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