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The Heroin & Opioid Epidemic

The heroin and opioid epidemic is real. Anyone who takes opioids – legally or illegally – is at risk of developing an addiction. Heroin and opioids are also associated with severe legal implications, as people who use these drugs may face criminal charges.

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How to Survive Probation

Probation is a non-prison sentencing option available to defendants who have been convicted of a crime. In Texas, probation may be imposed as part of a defendant's sentence or as an alternative to incarceration.

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Prosecuting Drug Overdose Cases

Substance abuse is a complex problem that strains relationships and families, robs communities of social and economic progress, and threatens the lives of those that engage in its practices.

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What are the Rules on Self-Defense in Texas?

Under Texas laws, individuals are allowed to protect themselves, their property, and others from potential harm or danger using the reasonable force necessary. However, there are specific state rules and statutes that address the use of force or deadly force in defense of self or property.

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Understanding Evidence in a Criminal Trial

Criminal trials can be long, complicated, and stressful affairs. If you’ve been arrested on a criminal charge, you’re likely concerned about your future and what going to trial will really be like. One of the most important concepts to understand at this time is how evidence can and cannot be used against you in a criminal trial.

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Exceptions to Statutory Rape in Texas

If you’ve been arrested or charged with statutory rape, you need to contact a criminal defense attorney immediately. This is a serious crime that could have lasting implications for your life if it results in a conviction.

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What Qualifies as Solicitation of a Minor?

Sex crimes against children are some of the most serious charges you can face in Texas. Accusations of sex crimes involving minors are treated very seriously by law enforcement and criminal courts in Texas. One of these kinds of sex crimes is a solicitation of a minor.

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Expungements in Texas

Convictions for misdemeanors and felonies are not the only things that appear on a criminal record. Being arrested for them, even without a conviction, remains on your record.

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The Alternatives to Going to Jail

For defendants convicted of a crime in Texas, imprisonment is a common form of punishment. Unfortunately, incarceration usually results in the worst possible outcome for the offender compared to rehabilitation or other forms of supervision. To encourage reform, many counties across Texas are now implementing alternatives to going to jail. An experienced Texas criminal defense attorney can evaluate your unique situation and enlighten you about your alternative sentencing options.

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