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  • Texas Deferred Adjudication

    What is Deferred Adjudication? Deferred Adjudication is a special kind of probation. People are placed on Deferred Adjudication once they admit guilt (or enter a no contest plea) and the judge agree

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  • What to Expect when Facing Federal Criminal Charges in the Western District of Texas

    What happens after an arrest for a Federal Crime? First, you or your loved one will be informed of the charges being filed by the government. Once you have been informed of these charges it is likel

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  • The Stages of a Felony Criminal Investigation in the State of Texas

    The Three Stages of a Criminal Case 1) The investigation 2) Pre-trial 3) The Trial. The Investigation The investigation can be a very quick stage that takes less than a day or it can be drawn out an

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  • Steps to a Successful DWI Defense in San Antonio and South Texas

    What is a DWI? In Texas, there are two ways of getting a DWI. 1) You can get a DWI if a police officer believes that probable cause exists that you have lost the "normal" use of your mental or physi

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  • Texas Theft Cases

    What are the Different forms of Theft? Theft accusations range from shoplifting, welfare fraud, burglary, robbery and employee theft. Generally, the consequences of a theft case depend on the value

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  • Intoxication Assault and Vehicular Assault and Intoxicated Manslaughter

    This guide will help explain the crime of Intoxication Assault and Intoxication Manslaughter. It will explain possible punishments, strategies and what the State must prove. If you've been charged with this crime you need an aggressive attorney to represent you.

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  • If You Believe You are Under Investigation

    It is natural to panic when you find out you are being investigated. Many, go to the police believing that they will listen sympathetically. Instead, they should immediately contact a lawyer. This guide explains why contacting a lawyer helps and increases your chances of keeping your freedom.

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  • Accused of Hindering a Secured Creditor?

    This guide will explain your options if you are charged with Hindering A Secured Creditor. The accusation is serious and you should consult with a lawyer immediately.

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  • What are the Financial Costs Associated with a Misdemeanor DWI in Bexar County, Texas?

    Most people charged with a DWI have never had any other criminal problems or arrests. DWIs carry very serious consequences and may require a person to spend time in jail or be placed on probation. T

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  • How to Get the Most from a Free Consultation with a Criminal Defense Attorney

    This guide hopes to educate people charged with a crime so that they can get the most from their free criminal defense consultation. The guide will help clients become educated consumers so that they

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