It seems that the possession or cultivation of marijuana is becoming legal everywhere except Texas. Many states have reduced the penalties for possession of small amounts of marijuana or authorized the "recreational use" of marijuana. However, in Texas, it is still illegal to possess or use marijuana for recreational purposes, even small amounts.
Almost everyone knows someone that has been arrested or received a conviction for DWI. It certainly becomes more personal if it happens to you. The laws surrounding DWI in Texas are very complicated and often touch many aspects of the life of the individual who has been charged with this type of offense.
As a general rule, if you have a conviction for a criminal case in Texas, it is a matter of public record. That means that the general public can usually find out about those convictions by looking at public database websites and other sources.
Growing up often means learning from your mistakes, but we don’t want those mistakes to hurt your future. As you head off to college, here’s a guide on how to protect yourself in some areas you may encounter in college, and help you make the right decisions.
One of the most common questions that we get in our practice, and frankly, in common everyday conversations with our friends and acquaintances is: "Should I take the blood or breath tests if I am stopped for a DWI?" The answer is probably more complicated than you want to hear or read about.
While Title IX proceedings are technically not criminal proceedings, the process can quickly evolve into interaction with law enforcement and the possible investigation of criminal complaints. What you need to know and why you should contact an attorney experienced in Title IX matters as well as criminal defense.
Growing up often means learning from your mistakes, but we don’t want those mistakes to hurt your child’s future. While we hope that your child will never need legal assistance, we’ve outlined what your family would need to know in case they are arrested. Pass this along to your child and keep it marked for future reminders.