Robert L. Keates’s Guides

Robert L. Keates

Austin Criminal Defense Attorney.

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  1. Explaining Blood Alcohol Levels (BAC) (What does the .08% BAC mean? How many drinks is that?)

    Written by attorney Robert Keates, almost 4 years ago. STAFF PICK

    BAC Blood Alcohol Concentration Levels Overview Explaination for Austin DWI Arrests Blood alcohol concentration levels, or BAC, is a number typically expressed in a percentage that references the concentration of alcohol within the blood stream. Since alcohol is dissolved eve...

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  2. WHAT IS A CRIME OF MORAL TURPITUDE? (TEXAS)

    Written by attorney Robert Keates, almost 3 years ago.

    WHAT IS A CRIME OF MORAL TURPITUDE? Question: What is a Crime of Moral Turpitude, and what offenses or arrests are considered Moral Turpitude? Answer: Moral turpitudeis the terms for a legal idea meaning "conduct that is considered contrary to community standards of justice, hon...

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  3. Marijuana Possession and Marijuana for Personal Use Guide

    Written by attorney Robert Keates, almost 4 years ago.

    Marijuana PossessionandMarijuana for Personal Usearrests have routinely been one of the most numerous types ofarrestand criminal conviction throughout the United States, ranging from a small amount of Marijuana to just under an ounce, and even larger.Possession of Marijuanaar...

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  4. Mortgage Fraud Arrest& White Collar Crime - Texas

    Written by attorney Robert Keates, almost 4 years ago.

    WHITE COLLAR CRIME MORTGAGE FRAUD ARREST An arrest and criminal charge forMortgage Fraud or other White Collar Crime Offensesin San Marcos can have a devastating effect on your life as well as your loved ones. Not only can you face jailtime, probation, and fines, but the theft ...

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  5. Robbery & Armed Robbery Arrest - What to Do in Texas?

    Written by attorney Robert Keates, almost 4 years ago.

    ROBBERY ARMED ROBBERY ARREST, SAN MARCOS An arrest and criminal charge forRobbery or Armed Robberycan have a devastating effect on your life as well as your loved ones. Not only can you face jailtime, probation, and fines, but the Assault arrest and charge can remain on your cr...

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  6. Gangs, Criminal Street Gang Assault Arrest, Austin & San Marcos, Texas

    Written by attorney Robert Keates, almost 4 years ago.

    GANGS, CRIMINAL STREET GANG ASSAULT ARREST, SAN MARCOS An arrest and criminal charge forGang Assault, Criminal Street Gang Involvement, Gang Arrests,can have a devastating effect on your life as well as your loved ones. Not only can you face jailtime, probation, and fines, but th...

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  7. San Marcos, Hays County Legal Guide to Felony Arrests

    Written by attorney Robert Keates, almost 4 years ago.

    San Marcos Hays County Criminal Law Guide The San Marcos Hays County Criminal Justice system typically begins when an officer observes or is informed of a crime, thereby establishing probable cause t

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  8. Austin & Central Texas Overview of Criminal Justice System - Austin, Travis County, Texas

    Written by attorney Robert Keates, almost 4 years ago.

    Texas Criminal Law Guide The Texas Criminal Justice system typically begins when an officer observes or is informed of a crime, thereby establishing probable cause to make an arrest. Once the arrest is made, the arrested person is either taken into custody (jail or local ho...

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  9. Walkthrough & Overview of a Typical Austin DWI Arrest - Part 2 of 2

    Written by attorney Robert Keates, almost 4 years ago.

    Walkthrough Overview of a Typical Austin DWI Arrest Part 2. See guide list for part 1. The Field Sobriety Tests (FSTs):After the officer has the driver's license and other requested documents, the officer will ask the driver to step out of the car. The manner in which the driv...

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  10. Walkthrough & Overview of a Typical Austin Texas DWI Arrest - PART 1 of 2

    Written by attorney Robert Keates, almost 4 years ago.

    Walkthrough Overview of a Typical Austin DWI Arrest The Driving:Most DWi arrest occur while a person is driving on a street or highway. It is true many DWI's originate in parking lots or while an officer is watching the exit of a bar, but most DWIs are the result of bad driv...

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