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Drug Paraphernalia Charges – You Could be Guilty Without Realizing It

Drug Syringe

If you are familiar with drug use and culture, you know that certain household objects double as items used for the storage, manufacture, or consumption of illegal drugs. These items are known as drug paraphernalia. Like the possession of illegal

Posted in Drug Crimes

What is a Lesser Included Offense, and Why is it Important?

Judge Gavel

Lesser included offense laws can play a significant role for the defense in a Texas criminal case. However, they can also be used by the prosecuting attorney to secure an advantage at trial. If you’ve been charged with a crime,

Posted in Federal Criminal Defense

What is a Motion to Revoke?

Law Books

If you were convicted of a crime in Texas or pled guilty to charges against you, it’s possible that a judge will grant you “community supervision.” This term is synonymous with the legal status commonly known as being on probation.

Posted in Criminal Defense

Don’t let July 4th Fireworks Cloud Your Judgement

4th of July

We are all proud to be Americans and want to celebrate the July 4th holiday. But as you celebrate, be aware that the police will be watching you as leave the firework show. If your Independence Day plans include alcohol,

Posted in DWI

What Is an Administrative License Revocation (ALR) Hearing?

Driving While Intoxicated

It is something that happens in Collin County every day: A police officer pulls you over on suspicion of a DWI. The officer asks you to take a breath or blood test to confirm her suspicion. You refuse and are

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When Is “Sexting” a Crime in Texas?

Sexting

As every Collin County parent knows, your teenager communicates with their friends primarily by text message. Texting allows people to stay in touch constantly and quickly exchange personal messages. But remember, texting is not entirely private–and anything your child sends

Posted in Federal Criminal Defense, Sex Crimes

Injury to an Elderly or Disabled Person in Texas

Elderly Person

Sometimes the severity of a criminal charge depends as much on who the victim is as what the defendant allegedly did. Texas takes a special interest in protecting vulnerable populations–i.e., children, the elderly, and the disabled–from criminal activity. This is

Posted in Criminal Defense

Steer Clear of a DWI Arrest on the Water this Memorial Day Weekend

Boating While Intoxicated

Memorial Day weekend means barbecues and pool parties with family and friends to officially kick-off the summer. For many folks, this weekend will be the first time to have their boat on the water this year. Before you head out

Posted in BWI

What Is a Motion to Suppress Evidence?

Motion To Suppress Evidence

If you are charged with a crime in Collin County, such as drug possession, you have a constitutional right to confront the witnesses and evidence against you. In some circumstances, you can even request the court exclude certain evidence if

Posted in Criminal Defense

What To Do If Your Teen is Pulled Over With Friends Who Have Drugs in the Car

Police Car

Your teenager is out with friends. One of them offers her a ride home. The friend is driving a little too fast and is pulled over for speeding. But what started as a simple traffic stop soon escalates. The driver

Posted in Drug Crimes

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