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Robert L. Keates

Robert Keates’s Legal Guides

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  • FAQ Drug Possession & Drug Sales in an Austin Criminal Defense Case

    FAQ Drug Possession Drug Sales in an Austin Criminal Defense Case Are there minimum sentences for Drug Possession? Yes, each distinct illegal drug carries a range of punishments, with minumuns and maximums. A full list of punishments, minimums and maximums can be found as foll...

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

    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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  • Drug Possession Punishments in Austin Texas: Marijuana, Cocaine, Heroin, Meth, & Prescription Pills

    Drug Possession Arrest Punishments in Austin Texas Drug Possession arrests and charges are the most common type of drug arrests in not only Austin or Travis County, but in Texas as a whole. A person may be arrested if they possess even a small amount of an illegal drug such as m...

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  • Drug Sales or Intent to Deliver Drugs Punishments in Austin Texas: Marijuana, Cocaine, Heroin, Meth.

    Drug Sales or Intent to Deliver Drugs Arrest Punishments in Austin Texas Punishments for Intent to Deliver Drugs, (common known as Drug Sales, Sale of Controlled Subtances or Illegal Narcotics), varies depending on the actual drug and the amount in weight that was intended to be...

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  • Texas Criminal Law Guide

    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 hold...

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

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

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

    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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  • San Marcos, Hays County Legal Guide to Felony Arrests

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

    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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