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Where Can I File My Divorce In Texas?

By | March 29th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

In today's Legal Tip Of The Day,  I discuss where you can file your divorce in the state of Texas.

What Happens If You Miss Your Court Date In Your Divorce Case?

By | March 29th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

In today's Legal Tip Of The Day, I discuss what happens when you miss your court date in your divorce case.

Will A Charge Show Up On My Record While On Deferred Adjudication?

By | March 28th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

In today's Legal Tip Of The Day, I discuss if a charge will show up on your record while on deferred adjudication. I hope that you found this information helpful - if you have any questions, please feel free to reach out!

What Should You Do If You Have A Warrant For Your Arrest?

By | March 28th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

In today's Legal Tip Of The Day, I discuss what you should do if you find out you have a warrant for your arrest.

How Long Does It Take For Lab Results On Drug Charges?

By | March 28th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

In today's Legal Tip Of The Day, I discuss how long it takes for lab results on drug charges. I hope that this information is helpful to you - if you have any questions, please feel free to reach out!

Does A Defendant Have The Right To See Evidence If They Are Entering A Guilty Plea?

By | March 28th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

In today's Legal Tip Of The Day, I discuss if a defendant has the right to see evidence if they are entering a guilty plea.

How Long Does It Take To Get A Divorce In Texas?

By | March 28th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

In today's Legal Tip Of The Day, I discuss how long it takes to get a divorce in Texas.  I  hope that this information is helpful to you - if you have any questions please feel free to reach out.

What Is An Acknowledgement Of Paternity?

By | March 19th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

In today's Legal Tip Of The Day, I discuss what an acknowledgement of paternity is.

What Is A Counterpetition & Why Do You Need It?

By | March 19th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

In today's Legal Tip Of The Day, I discuss what a counterpeition is and why you need it.

How We Help Juveniles Get Out Of Detention Faster

By | March 19th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

In today's Legal Tip Of The Day, I discuss how we help juveniles get out of detention faster.

Can The DA Charge You With A Different Offense?

By | March 19th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

In today's Legal Tip Of The Day, I discuss if the DA can charge you with a different offense rather than the one you were arrested for.

Can A Felon Vote in Texas?

By | March 19th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Do you know if a felon can vote in the state of Texas?  Find out in my legal tip of the day!

What Are Common Defenses For Disorderly Conduct?

By | March 19th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Find out what some of the common defenses are when it comes to Disorderly Conduct in my legal tip of the day! I hope you that you find this information helpful.  If you have any more questions - please feel free to reach out!

Reasons Why A Theft Case Can Be Dismissed

By | March 19th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

In today's Legal Tip Of The Day, I discuss some of the reasons why a theft case can be dismissed in court. I hope that this information is helpful to you. If it is, please like, share and subscribe - and if you have anymore questions, please feel free to reach out.

What Is A T.R.A.S?

By | March 9th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

In today's Legal Tip Of The Day, I discuss what a T.R.A.S. is. I hope that this information is helpful to you - if you have anymore questions, please feel free to reach out!

When Can Police Use A Police Drug Sniffing Dog During A Routine Traffic Stop?

By | March 9th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Can police use a drug sniffing dog during routine traffic stops?  I answer this question, in my legal tip of the day!  I hope this information is helpful to you - if you have anymore questions, please feel free to reach out!

Will An Affidavit Of Non-Prosecution Get My Family Violence Charge Dismissed?

By | March 9th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

In today's Legal Tip Of The Day, I discuss if an affidavit of non-prosecution get your family violence charge dismissed. I hope that this information is helpful to you - if you have anymore questions, please feel free to reach out!

Do Police Always Need An Search Warrant?

By | March 9th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Today in my legal tip of the day, we discuss whether or not police always need an search warrant.  I hope this information is helpful to you - if you have any questions, please feel free to reach out!  

Is A Medical Marijuana Prescription Card Legal In Texas?

By | March 7th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Do you have a medical Marijuana prescription card from another state?  Find out if you can legally use it in the state of Texas in today's tip of the day!  If you have anymore questions, please feel free to reach out.

What Are Some Of The Defenses For Dangerous Drugs?

By | March 7th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

There are two different types of defences when it comes to dangerous drugs - find out what they are in today's legal tip of the day!  If you have anymore questions, please feel free to reach out.

What Is Bail System For Juveniles?

By | March 7th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Do you know that there is no bail system of juveniles?  Find out what the process is for them once they are arrested in my legal tip of the day!  If you have anymore questions, please feel free to reach out.

What Should You Do If You Don’t Have An Attorney For Your First Court Date?

By | March 7th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

In today's Legal Tip Of The Day, I discuss what you should do if you don't find an attorney in time your first court date.  I hope that this information is helpful to you - if you have any questions, please feel free to reach out!

What Is A Dangerous Drug?

By | March 7th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Do you know what drugs are classified as dangerous drugs?  Find out more in my legal tip of the day! If you have anymore questions, please feel free to reach out.

What Is A Guardian Ad Litem?

By | March 7th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Do you know who a Guardian Ad Litem is and why they are important to your custody case?  Find out more, in todays legal tip of the day!  I hope you find this information helpful to you - if you have anymore questions, please feel free to reach out.

What Can I Do To Make A Non-Custodial Parent Show Up For Visitation?

By | March 7th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Do you have a non-custodial parent who is either not showing up to scheduled visits or showing up late?  Find out if you can do anything in my legal tip of the day.  I hope this information is helpful to you - if you have anymore questions, please feel free to reach out!

What Should You Do If A Detective Asks You To Voluntarily Talk About A Case?

By | March 7th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Has a detective ever contacted you to voluntarily talk about a case?  Find out what you should do in my legal tip of the day.  I hope this information is helpful to you - if you have any questions, please feel free to reach out!

What’s Wrong With Deferred Adjudication For A Family Violence Case?

By | March 7th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

In today's Legal Tip Of The Day, I discuss what's wrong with deferred adjudication for a family violence case. I  hope that this information is helpful to you - if you have anymore questions, please feel free to reach out!

What To Expect After Getting Arrested For Disorderly Conduct.

By | March 7th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Find out what happens to you after getting arrested for disorderly conduct in today's legal tip of the day!  I hope this information is helpful for you - if you have any questions, please feel free to reach out!

Which Parent Can Apply For A Passport?

By | March 7th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

In today's Legal Tip Of The Day, I discuss which parent can apply for a passport for their child. I hope that this information is helpful to you - if you have any questions, please feel free to reach out!

Can My Child Choose the Parent She Wants to Live with in a Divorce?

By | September 27th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Divorce can be tough. Child custody battles in particular can be drawn out, bitter, and damaging. Both parents can suffer, and it is especially hard on a child involved in the process. The goal of child support, visitation, and custody agreements are to help provide the best environment for your child, and their wishes do count [...]

What You Need to Know about Spousal Support in Texas

By | September 20th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

While it is becoming rarer with time, Texas does provide for spousal support after a divorce. This has important ramifications for both parties in the divorce and should be understood before going to court. In this brief guide, we’ll outline some of the most important things you should know.   What Is Spousal Support? Is It [...]

How Do I Get Visitation Rights to My Child in Texas?

By | September 13th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Divorce is never a simple process, particularly when there is a child or multiple children involved. Both parents want to spare their children the pain and upset involved in a divorce and a prolonged, bitter custody battle, but sometimes there is no other path.   Even once custody has been set, it can be challenging for [...]

The Texas Child Custody Interview: What to Know about the Process

By | September 6th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

If you and your spouse have divorced and have a child, he or she can make their preference for custodial parent known. Beginning at age 12, your child has the right to request an interview with a judge to determine if a change in custody is warranted. Prior to 2009, this process began with an affidavit [...]

Assault Family Violence – What Is It?

By | July 21st, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Assault family violence is just a type of assault. It has the same elements as all other assaults. What makes it different is that a judge makes a finding of family violence if the alleged victim was a member of the accused’s household as defined by the Family Code. What conduct constitutes assault: -intentionally, knowingly, or [...]

Texas Juvenile Criminal Defense: Frequently Asked Questions

By | July 12th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

With the rise in teen and young adult crimes, more and more parents and guardians, as well as teenagers themselves, find it necessary to navigate the Texas juvenile criminal defense process. It can vary a lot from the process that adults go through, and it is important that you have a good grasp on how things [...]

Understanding How the Texas Juvenile Justice System Works

By | July 11th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Teen crime is a serious problem, and too many people assume that just because someone accused of a crime is under the age of 18, they will get a free pass. The Texas juvenile justice system can have a lasting impact on your child and can even leave them with a criminal record before they become [...]

The Most Common Crimes Committed by Texas Teens During the Summer

By | July 11th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

We tend to think of summer as a time for family vacations and fun in the sun. Maybe you’re headed to the Gulf Coast, or perhaps you’re just looking forward to more time with the family during the day when the kids would usually be in school. Summer is definitely a time for togetherness, but it’s [...]

5 Tips to Help Prevent Teen Crime

By | July 11th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Teen crime in Texas continues to climb. It is particularly high during the summer months when students are out of school and many teens lack parental supervision. However, there has been an increase throughout all months of the year. In Texas, those under the age of 18 are prosecuted differently than adults, but even a seemingly [...]

What You Need to Know about Co-Parenting with an Unreasonable Ex

By | June 8th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

There is nothing simple about divorce, particularly when there is a child involved. It is one of the single most stressful events in your life. Once the divorce is over, you hope that you can put it all behind you. You breathe a deep sigh of relief, steel your reserve, and begin venturing out into your [...]

What You Need to Do to Prepare for a Social Study Evaluation

By | June 8th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Divorce is rarely a clear-cut, simple matter, particularly when children are involved. Many Texas couples face the prospect of contested child custody and even access to children in some cases. In these instances, a court will order what is called a social study evaluation to be completed. For instance, you and your spouse have decided a [...]

What to Know If You Have Been Arrested for Drug Possession

By | June 8th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

When it comes to criminal charges in the state of Texas, drug-related arrests are the most common in recent years. This is due to a number of factors, including a crackdown by law enforcement on drug-related activities, as well as a greater influx of drugs into the state. For those facing drug-related charges, it can be [...]

What to Do If You Suspect You Are the Victim of Parental Alienation

By | June 8th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Divorce is difficult, stressful, and frustrating on its own. Toss children into the mix and things become exponentially more challenging and there are even more potential problems that can rear their heads. One of those is parental alienation – it’s a terrible situation that drives a wedge between a parent and their child, and even between [...]

How Do I Find Out If There Is a Warrant Issued for My Arrest?

By | November 18th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

In many cases, a person does not know about a warrant until they are pulled over for a traffic violation and the officer runs their ID through the system. Why Might You Have a Warrant Issued? Some of the most common reasons to find that you have a warrant issued for your arrest in the state [...]

What Is the Difference between Probation and Parole?

By | November 18th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

In the world of criminal law, there are two ways that jail or prison time can be reduced or even avoided completely. These are probation and parole. However, while they are similar concepts, they are not the same in the state of Texas. Understanding these two terms is important for ensuring a positive outcome for your [...]

What Will Happen On My First Court Setting In A Criminal Case?

By | November 4th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

The first court setting that a Defendant attends with an attorney is usually uneventful. The attorney and the client will check-in with the court staff to let them know they are there. The Defendant will usually have a seat in the hall or in the court room. The attorney will then go to the area where [...]

What’s The Difference Between Concurrent And Consecutive Sentences?

By | November 4th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Sometimes Defendants have more than one case pending. If the Defendant decides to plead guilty to all of the cases it is important to know whether the cases will run concurrent or consecutively. If multiple cases are plead guilty to and the cases run concurrent that means that the person will be completing the punishment for [...]

How to Prepare for First Meeting with Your Criminal Defense Attorney

By | October 11th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Being arrested or otherwise getting involved with the police can be a stressful, frightening, and (often) humbling experience. Whether it’s your first encounter or fifth, each incident is unique and should be treated seriously. The best course of action is to speak with a competent, respected attorney who specializes in criminal defense law as soon as [...]

Are There Advantages To Being Sentenced To Jail Instead of Probation for A DWI

By | June 13th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

  If you and your attorney have analyzed your case and determined that it is not one that is suitable for pleading not guilty and going to trial then you must next start thinking about punishment options. The two main options are jail vs. probation. Let’s face it nobody wants to go to jail. But, sometimes it is [...]

Motion to Suppress Blood

By | May 31st, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

A motion to suppress any type of evidence, including blood evidence, is a challenge by the attorneys to the legality of the evidence, namely how it was obtained. The Exclusionary Rule In Texas, there is an exclusionary rule that the courts can use when they find that the evidence was not obtained according to the rules [...]

Franks Motion: What Is It and How Could It Apply to a Case

By | May 31st, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

If a defendant and his or her attorney believe that some of the evidence being used against them has been obtained illegally because the police lied to get a search warrant, they will file a Franks motion. This is a request to the courts for a Franks hearing. During the hearing, the courts will try to [...]

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