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Top Four Defense Strategies Against Drug Possession Charges

Posted on July 8, 2020 by Law Office of Brett A Podolsky

As marijuana dispensaries open across the nation, many are starting to believe the drug war is over. Arrest statistics around the nation, though, sharply contradict that belief. About 40% of drug arrests in 2018 were marijuana-related! Were you recently arrested and charged with drug possession? If so, then you’re likely wondering – how can I defend myself? Learn the top four defense strategies against drug possession charges...

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All About Online Harassment

Posted on June 26, 2020 by Law Office of Brett A Podolsky

Don’t think online harassment or cyberstalking is a big deal? Think again. Recently, six eBay employees got arrested for cyberstalking an online journalist who wrote a negative article about the company online. According to the Department of Justice, the employees mailed the journalist live bugs, pornography, and even books about how to survive the loss of a spouse. The employees then drove out to the victim's home and...

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Your Legal Rights During Quarantine

Posted on May 28, 2020 by Law Office of Brett A Podolsky

From injecting disinfectants to pinpointing the source of the outbreak, there’s a lot of misinformation spreading around the globe regarding the current coronavirus pandemic. False narratives and alternative facts are spreading almost as rapidly as the disease itself! One topic that’s getting greatly misconstrued right now is each individual’s rights during a mandatory lockdown. We’re being told to stay at home, so are we breaking the law...

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Can You Be Arrested for Violating COVID-19 Related Orders in Texas?

Posted on May 13, 2020 by Law Office of Brett A Podolsky

It was just a few short months ago when our economy reached unprecedented highs, but now, everything has changed. Suddenly, a record number of Americans are applying for unemployment, school has been canceled, and oil prices have plummeted beyond belief. What happened? The coronavirus pandemic, and the government’s response to it, seems to have thrown a wrench in everyone’s plans. The great state of Texas is currently...

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What Crimes Are Punishable By Death in Texas?

Posted on April 23, 2020 by Law Office of Brett A Podolsky

In the famous words of Hammurabi, ‘An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth.’ Does this notion extend to a life for a life? According to the courtrooms in Texas, it sure does! Individuals who have been charged with taking someone else’s life can be punished by having their lives taken from them. This law of retaliation remains in place in Texas, and it’s...

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