How Do I Get My Probation Terminated Early?

After years of being under the thumb of the court and probation department, obtaining the help of a Houston criminal defense attorney to get your probation terminated early is an excellent option to consider. Getting your probation terminated early can be the first step to putting your brush with the law behind...

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Texas’ New Prostitution Law

If you purchase sex in Texas, you will be facing significantly steeper consequences very soon. Texas is increasing punishments for customers of the “oldest profession in the world” beginning September 1 and will be the first state to make johns – the purchasers of sex – subject to felony prosecution.

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Is Texas a No-Fault State for Car Accidents?

State laws vary regarding how insurance claims are filed after a car accident. Each state has adopted laws that require drivers to obtain car insurance policies. However, whether the state is a “fault” or “no-fault” state for car accidents determines whose insurance pays the claim. A Texas automobile accident attorney can...

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Proving You Acted in Self-Defense in Texas

Once someone is charged with using violence against another person, a common defense is that they were acting in self-defense. Many people claim self-defense after seriously injuring or killing someone else. But how can you prove that it was in fact self-defense after all?

Understanding Assault
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What to Know About Blackmail in Texas

You may have heard mention of “blackmail” in the news or media. But what actually is it? In Texas, blackmail, commonly known as extortion, is a type of theft. However, blackmail is not the same thing as robbery, which requires an immediate fear of physical harm for the victim. 

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What to Know About Prescription Fraud in Texas

Prescription medications, such as painkillers, depressants, and stimulants help millions of people to live better lives each and every day. However, unfortunately, there are also people who don’t need them but abuse them; opioid addiction has become an epidemic. As a result, many people have turned to prescription fraud in order to...

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