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Category: Criminal Law

Texas’s Romeo and Juliet Law


When most people think of Romeo and Juliet, they think of Shakespeare’s star-crossed young lovers. Their families were bitter enemies, and the young couple had only love on their side. It was apparent these young lovers’ story would end badly, but what about young couples in Texas with a simple one or two-year age difference… read more

The Age of Consent in Texas


Everyone in Texas needs to know and understand what an age of consent law is and how it may apply to themselves and their loved ones. An age of consent law sounds simple; however, several complex situations can arise from what were thought of as consensual relationships and lead yourself or your loved one to… read more

Texas Anti-SLAPP Protection Against Police Misconduct


Texas Protestors May Have More Protection Than They Realize Peaceful protestors in Texas have a legal tool, often overlooked, to protect themselves against police misconduct and brutality, the Texas Citizens’ Participation Act (“TCPA”). The TCPA is Texas’ version of an anti-SLAPP law, or law against Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation. Many states have anti-SLAPP statutes,… read more

2019 Texas Drunk Driving Law Practice Guide Debuts


2019 Texas Drunk Driving Law Practice Guide Debuts Authored by San Antonio-based Criminal Defense Attorney, Joe Hoelscher, the New Publication Acts as Definitive Guide on Texas Drunk Driving Law SAN ANTONIO (November 26, 2019)​ — LexisNexis, the world’s leading publisher of legal, regulatory, and business information & analytics has debuted the 2019 version of the… read more