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What Are the Differences Between Probation and Parole?

When you have been charged with a crime, you may be wondering about the penalties you face if convicted. These often include incarceration, fines, community service, and more. Sometimes those who are convicted of a crime face probation. However, many people confuse probation with another program, parole. Here are the differences between...

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What is Considered Stalking in Texas?

Healthy relationships should be positive and mutually beneficial. However, not all relationships are healthy; sometimes they may even result in domestic violence. The actions of one party may even become threatening, offensive, or provocative. Stalking, which can be a type of domestic violence, includes harassing contact that would make a reasonable person...

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Can the Police Legally Lie to You?

For many people, the police represent the pillars of any peaceful community. That’s why many people assume that a police officer must always tell the truth when asked a question. However, this assumption isn’t correct. In fact, Texas police officers may disguise their identities when they are investigating a potential crime. Aside...

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What to Know About Marital Rape in Texas

Rape, a type of sexual assault, is a serious crime that involves non-consensual intercourse. When rape occurs with a spouse it is commonly referred to as marital rape. People are capable of raping their spouses. Regardless of what some may believe, women have no duty to have sex with their husbands. When...

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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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