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What Are the Hit and Run Laws in Texas?

Posted on March 24, 2021 by Law Office of Brett A Podolsky

Hit and run, also known as leaving the scene of an accident, can catapult a civil liability to a crime. Regardless of which side of the issue you may be, all individuals have requirements to fulfill when an accident occurs with a motor vehicle.  When you get into a car accident, the best thing you can do if you’re at fault is to stay at the scene...

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Your Guide to Drug Offenses in Texas

Posted on February 5, 2021 by Law Office of Brett A Podolsky

Were you or a loved one recently arrested on a drug charge? The sentencing for drug offenses in Texas is complicated and based upon the classification of the drug. Learn more about the laws regarding different drug offenses and their penalties below. Categorization of Drugs in Texas The penalties associated with drug offenses in Texas depend upon the category of drug associated with the charge. Some drugs may...

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Penalties of False Allegations in Texas

Posted on January 20, 2021 by Law Office of Brett A Podolsky

If you are falsely accused of a crime in Texas, your entire life could be affected. Your reputation can be damaged, and you could face long-term repercussions in financial and personal relationships because of these false accusations. If the person who accused you knowingly made false allegations, they could face jail time and fines under Texas law. If you've been falsely accused, read below to learn...

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How Serious is a Cyberstalking Charge?

Posted on December 30, 2020 by Law Office of Brett A Podolsky

If you have been charged with the crime of cyberstalking in Texas, you might be worried about what type of penalties you might face. The charges and trials surrounding cyberstalking can often be very complex, and the severity of your penalties may vary depending upon whether or not you have an experienced criminal defense attorney. What Is Cyberstalking in Texas? Cyberstalking occurs when a person uses electronic communication...

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Illegal Search and Seizure in Texas

Posted on December 17, 2020 by Law Office of Brett A Podolsky

Anyone being accused of committing a crime in the state of Texas has the right to a fair investigation process. Part of this fair process includes protection against illegal search and seizure. These rights are protected by the U.S. Constitution, and determine when police are able to search and obtain evidence. Understanding what constitutes illegal search and seizure is vital to protecting your rights when being...

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