General Law

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.

Permitless Carry in Texas

October 21, 2021

Texas is widely regarded as a state that prioritizes protecting Second Amendment rights for its citizens. Its newest gun ownership law now makes it easier for more people to carry firearms legally in more places across the state. Texas’s governor Greg Abbott hails the new law as a win for constitutional carry in the state. […]

New Laws in Texas as of September 2021

September 23, 2021

September marks the arrival of numerous new laws within the state of Texas. These laws have the capacity to impact citizens’ lives significantly. To ensure that you stay on the right side of these laws, you need to know what ones will take effect and to what degree they will affect your everyday life. You […]

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.[…]

Penalties of False Allegations in Texas

January 20, 2021

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 […]