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Category: Criminal Law

Improper Relationship Between an Educator and a Student in Texas

09/24/21

Texas and other states have laws explicitly addressing inappropriate relationships between educators and students. This is a serious criminal act and a conviction carries with it the possibility of imprisonment and monetary fines. The following offers a brief explanation of the laws surrounding improper relationships between educators and students, the penalties for this crime, and… read more


Criminal Mischief in Texas

09/10/21

Criminal mischief may not sound like a serious crime, but a conviction for criminal mischief in Texas carries harsh penalties and consequences. You must take any criminal mischief charge seriously and understand your legal options and the charges you are facing. The following offers an overview of criminal mischief in Texas, its definition, and penalties…. read more


Texas Trespassing Laws

08/25/21

If you are accused of criminal trespass in Texas, it is crucial you understand the charges you are facing as well as the possible penalties for criminal trespass under Texas law.  Criminal trespass is not a charge that should be taken lightly.  In addition to jail time and fines, a conviction could mean issues gaining… read more


Texas Obscenity Laws

08/11/21

Obscenity laws vary widely across the country but generally prohibit the sale or distribution of obscene material.  Most obscenity laws act to control obscenity in states by declaring what is legally obscene, indecent, or morally offensive.  However, courts in the United States and Texas have had difficulty defining exactly what is offensive or not in… read more


What is an Aggravated DWI?

07/31/21

If you or a loved one are facing aggravated DWI charges in Texas, you need to know the potential penalties of your charge and the difference between a DWI and an aggravated DWI. The following is a basic explanation of the aggravating factors involved in an aggravated DWI and its range of punishment. What Is… read more