Violent Crimes: Types, Penalties, and Defense

June 30, 2022

The criminal justice system is a labyrinth of laws and practices that must be expertly navigated from the moment you are charged with a violent crime. Because of their violent nature, these crimes come with harsher punishments that can keep you behind bars for decades.

Penalties for Violating a Protective Order

June 23, 2022

In Texas, restraining orders and protective orders are not quite the same thing. You may be familiar with restraining orders, which are not usually associated with criminal cases. Protective orders are issued against those guilty of violence, stalking, or sexual abuse.

Types of Plea Bargains

April 8, 2022

Over 90% of criminal convictions result from plea bargains.  Why so many? Because the US criminal justice system is inefficient and overwhelmed with cases.