Criminal Defense

What Are the Hit and Run Laws in Texas?

March 24, 2021

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 and do everything the law requires. If you are responsible for a hit and run, and the police or your insurance company contacts you, call an attorney first before answering any questions.[…]

Expunction vs. Non-Disclosure in Texas

February 12, 2020

Were you accused of a crime but never convicted? You know that you were never found guilty in court, but not everyone else sees it that way. The crime you were accused of still shows up when you attempt to apply for a job, get a professional license, or get a credit check. If you’re […]

What You Need to Know About Spousal Immunity in Texas

January 22, 2020

If your spouse has been charged with a criminal offense, you might be questioning whether you will be asked to testify during their trial. It can be traumatizing to discover that a loved one has been slapped with serious charges. Often, the accused’s boyfriend, girlfriend, or spouse can suffer from cognitive dissonance, which causes them […]

Statutes of Limitation for Federal Charges

April 3, 2019

The federal government exercises its own prosecutorial powers to bring offenders to justice. People who face criminal charges could incur penalties ranging from steep civil fines to imprisonment. However, the government has a finite time frame in which to charge and try people suspected of committing many types of federal crimes. You can participate in […]

Frequently Asked Questions About Criminal Defense

June 20, 2018

After an arrest, an individual may have endless questions and feel like they have no one to answer them. It’s normal to have questions after being arrested for a crime in Texas. Remember, just because a person is arrested for a crime does not mean a guilty verdict will occur in the near future. Although […]

What Are the Consequences of Harassment Charges?

March 7, 2018

Understanding the consequences of harassment charges in Texas involves addressing several other questions. A harassment charge is usually considered a misdemeanor offense, but this classification doesn’t mean that a harassment charge isn’t serious. A harassment charge does not punish the actor’s conduct. Instead, it punishes specific kinds of annoying or alarming communications. If you or […]

Understanding Texas Tampering with Evidence Laws

January 17, 2018

If you or someone you love is facing evidence tampering charges, if you’ve been apprehended, or you are currently under investigation for the offense, it is essential to seek out a knowledgeable criminal defense attorney now. Whether you’re facing false accusations or you made an error in attempting to cover up evidence relating to alleged […]

Preparing a Legal Defense for Court

January 10, 2018

Facing a criminal charge is an extremely stressful experience. It can turn anyone’s world upside down. Although this situation may seem overwhelming, it is essential to know that: The defendant is innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt Various defense options may be available to the defendant’s case Engaging a knowledgeable criminal defense lawyer […]

How Criminal Cases Start and How the Prosecution Operates

January 3, 2018

In Texas, a criminal investigation starts either by an individual filing a complaint about a crime or a crime occurring. If an individual files a police compliant, they allege someone committed a crime against them such as stalking or assault. The alleged victim may name the person they know or believed committed the crime. The […]