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Category: Criminal Law

Consequences in Texas for Public Intoxication


If you have been charged recently with public intoxication, you may be wondering what penalties and consequences you’re in for. The consequences for a public intoxication charge in Texas will depend on various factors, such as the offender’s age, if the offender has previous convictions, and the circumstances of the arrest. However, it is also… read more

What Happens If You Get Caught Shoplifting in TX?


Shoplifting is among the most common crimes in TX. While this theft crime doesn’t involve violence, it can still result in jail time for offenders. Generally speaking, the severity of penalties and consequences for shoplifting would depend on the stolen good’s value. If you’re facing a charge of shoplifting, you should take it seriously and… read more

Texas Shoplifting Laws


Texas defines shoplifting as the intentional and unlawful taking of property from a store, retailer, or merchant, with the intent to deprive the store or retailer of the property without their consent. Shoplifting in Texas is a serious crime and may be classified as a misdemeanor or felony. The classification and penalties faced by an… read more

Drug-Free Zones in Texas


As drugs have reached school campuses and other areas where children congregate across the country, states have created drug-free zones. Drug-free zones are designated areas where fines and prison sentences are enhanced for drug possession and distribution crimes than other places where children are less likely to populate. In Texas, drug-free zones are those places… read more