Is It Possible To Find A Job After A Felony Conviction? - DWI arrests

DWI Arrests Decline & COVID-19 It is no surprise that the stay-at-home orders have drastically decreased Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) charges in Harris County. With bars and restaurants closed, happy hour goers and night-time adventures have been sidelined. The numbers have been especially low during March and April in Houston. There’s been an approximately 45% […]

Criminal Defense Attorneys And Mental Health Professionals How Both Can Help You If You're Facing Charges.

Criminal Defense Attorneys and Mental Health Professionals Often Work Together on Criminal Defense Cases Those who have been charged with crimes can benefit when their attorneys work with mental health therapists. There are also long-term benefits for the criminal justice system in general when defense attorneys and mental health professionals, including addiction counselors, work as […]

Conspiracy Charges And The Government.

Conspiracy Charges A conspiracy is a crime involving two or more people working together to achieve a common outcome. Even if they do not commit the crime to completion, they can be charged with conspiracy if they plan and take action to move their plan forward. It’s even possible for someone to be charged with […]

No Refusal Weekend In Texas.

No Refusal Weekends With the holiday season right around the corner, No-Refusal Weekends are likely to be something you hear about. Law enforcement agencies proclaim a weekend will be ‘No Refusal’. This implies that anyone suspected of drunk driving will not have the option of refusing a chemical test. In theory, during a No Refusal […]

Scales Of Justice Houston Criminal Defense Attorney.

What is an Allen Charge?

Origin of the Allen Charge An Allen Charge might not be something you’ve heard about before unless you spend a lot of time in the courtroom or you’ve served on a jury. An Allen Charge is issued by a judge when juries deadlock and can’t reach a verdict. It’s intended to avoid a mistrial. Some […]

Understanding Your Fifth Amendment Rights.

The Fifth Amendment – Know Your Rights The Fifth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution provides several rights that offer protection for people involved in a criminal investigation. It’s part of our collection of basic rights and often referred to in media and popular culture. Despite this, there is a great deal of misunderstanding about the […]

Is It Possible To Find A Job After A Felony Conviction? - DWI arrests

Finding and Getting a Job after a Felony Conviction If you were convicted of a felony and now you’re trying to rebuild your life, you already know how challenging it can be. This is especially true when it comes to finding employment. The most simple answer to whether or not someone convicted of a felony […]

4th Amendment What Constitutes An Illegal Search And Seizure?

What is Illegal Search and Seizure? The Fourth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution protects our right against an illegal search and seizure, but what does this mean exactly? Illegal searches and seizures occur without proper authorization by legal authorities for the search or when a search or seizure is conducted outside of the boundaries instituted […]

Role Of The Jury In A Criminal Defense Case Houston, TX.

The Role of the Jury in a Criminal Case The right to a trial by jury is guaranteed in the U.S. Bill of Rights. It’s one of the many rights intended to protect citizens against an oppressive government. It plays an important role in our justice system. A jury trial is guaranteed to anyone 18 […]

Scales Of Justice And Entrapment Houston Texas Criminal Defense Attorney.

What is Entrapment?

What Does Entrapment Mean? Entrapment is a word you’ve likely heard before, but not everyone understands what it means and how it can be used as a criminal defense. Entrapment refers to the interaction between a defendant and law enforcement before or during a crime. If it can be shown that law enforcement used coercion […]

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