General Law

An Overview of New Laws In Texas on September 1, 2019

September 11, 2019

On September 1, 2019, numerous laws went into effect that were passed during the 86th session of the Texas legislature. Several were expected while others may seem a little off the beaten path. Most may not apply to every individual. Here is a roundup of just a few of the new or updated laws of […]

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 […]

Using Self-Defense as a Legal Defense Against Assault Charges

March 28, 2018

You may have questions about using self-defense as a legal defense against an assault charge. Many Texas residents have rational fears about being arrested if self-defense is used in an assault. Self-defense may be a valid defense in a range of situations. It is a common defense used by defendants charged with assault and battery. […]