Archive for the ‘Criminal defense’ Category

Do You Have to Speak to a Detective After the Charges Are Dropped?

Posted by admin on November 17th, 2017 under Criminal defense, Uncategorized  •  No Comments

Anyone arrested for a crime should retain a defense attorney as soon as possible, ideally before they face formal charges. When the police arrest a suspect they must “mirandize” the suspect, and grant a detained or arrested citizen certain other civil rights, which are important to understand, as they may play a part in later […]

Your Guide to Facing Murder Charges in Texas

Posted by admin on June 5th, 2017 under Criminal defense, Murder  •  No Comments

Investigations into murders and murder charges can feel overwhelming for the suspect and close family and friends. If you know what to expect, you can face the charges as an informed citizen. This is what you should know about murder charges in Texas. How Texas Defines Murder Texas recognizes four types of criminal homicide: capital […]

Texas Hit-and-Run Criminal Charges

Posted by admin on June 5th, 2017 under Criminal defense, Hit and run accidents  •  No Comments

Texas classifies crimes associated with leaving the scene of an accident as either misdemeanors or felonies. In either case, driving away after hitting someone is a bad idea. While most people rationally know not to leave the scene, they may not act rationally in the moment. Fear, adrenaline, ignorance, carelessness, or other factors may lead […]

Parents: What to Do if Your Child Was Caught Shoplifting

Posted by admin on June 5th, 2017 under Criminal defense, Juvenile offenses  •  No Comments

According to data compiled by Statistic Brain in 2016, 25% of shoplifters are kids, 55% of shoplifters say they began stealing in their teens, and 89% of kids say they know others who shoplift. The problem is pervasive, but it may not hit home until you receive the call saying your child is in custody. […]

How Do I Know If I Have a Warrant out for My Arrest in Harris County?

Posted by admin on May 30th, 2017 under Criminal defense  •  No Comments

Being faced with a criminal charge is a serious matter. It’s also frightening to most people, especially if there are aggravating circumstances surrounding the arrest. It’s not uncommon for our office to receive calls inquiring about potential warrants. People want to know if a warrant has been issued for their arrest, but don’t want to […]

How Serious is a Public Intoxication Charge in Texas?

Posted by admin on May 30th, 2017 under Criminal defense  •  No Comments

If you’ve been recently charged with public intoxication, you’re may be wondering if this is considered a serious offense. Public intoxication punishment in Texas depends on a variety of factors, including the number of previous convictions, the age of the offender, and the setting of the arrest. But it’s also important to remember that many […]