Category Archives: Criminal Law and DUI

Improper Relationship Between Educator and Student: Texas Laws

By | June 22, 2016

Improper Student-Educator Relationships in Texas In Texas, educators at public and private schools are granted a great deal of trust and respect. These are the people that are charged with the education of the next generation. As such, they are expected to behave in a way that creates a healthy, safe learning environment for their students.

Six Pointers to Keep in Mind if You Are Issued a Speeding Ticket

By | June 2, 2016

Driving faster than the speed limit is among the common infractions committed in the country. You are likely to receive a speeding ticket when you violate vehicle code, or local ordinances of the state.

Texas Sexting Laws

By | May 27, 2016

Sexting Laws in Texas Smart phones are quickly becoming an integral part of daily life for the millions of people that use them. It takes only a few seconds to snap an image with a smart phone camera and send it to friends or post it on social media. When people choose to send images of a sexual… Read More »

What You Need to Know About Alternative Sentencing

By | May 4, 2016

Incarceration is a hot topic in America, and for good reason — according to the Prison Policy Initiative, the United States has the highest incarceration rate in the world, with more than 2 million people locked up in state and federal prisons and local jails. That means the U.S. is responsible for roughly 22 percent of the world’s… Read More »

5 Tips For Avoiding a Speeding Ticket

By | April 6, 2016

Speeding is the most commonly committed crime in America. You probably did it at some point today on your way to the office or while you were dropping the kids off at school. Speeding is so common that many police officers don’t stop cars unless they are egregiously breaking the speed limit, but that doesn’t mean you can’t… Read More »

4 Myths About Driving Under the Influence

By | April 6, 2016

Driving under the influence carries stiff penalties that can affect you for the rest of your life. You can avoid a DUI charge if you make smart decisions and follow sound advice, but sometimes it can be difficult to determine which advice is truth and what is fiction. Today, we take a look at four common DUI myths.

The Ins and Outs of Miranda Rights

By | March 14, 2016

As with many things in life, legal actions depend heavily on the details. Some of the most basic details in criminal cases revolve around how and when the police advise a suspect of his or her rights. Commonly referred to as Miranda rights, these warnings stem from the 1966 trial of a Mexican immigrant who confessed to charges… Read More »

Driving on the Sly: How to get yourself arrested, more fines, and further loss of driving privileges.

By | March 10, 2016

Thousands of drivers everyday drive on the sly. That is, they are driving without a license, valid insurance, warrants, etc. They drive with the fear of being pulled over by the police and are most likely to drive off after having a wreck. This life is nerve wracking because the loss of transportation can mean loss of job,… Read More »

What To Do (and What To Avoid) After A DUI Arrest

By | January 29, 2016

Nobody plans to be arrested for drunk driving, which means a lot of people have no idea what steps they should take in the wake of a DUI arrest. Between talking to the police, finding legal counsel, planning for the weeks ahead and helping prepare for trial, figuring out the best steps to take after an arrest can… Read More »

5 Common Penalties For Drunk Driving

By | January 29, 2016

Drunk driving is a serious offense that carries some harsh penalties for anyone convicted of the crime. Because of all the potential ramifications of a DUI, it’s always important to consider hiring legal representation to help fight your case. You might be thinking, “Of course a lawyer is going to advise hiring an attorney,” but most people don’t… Read More »