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Month: June 2019

Prosecutors Refile Charges in Vince Young Case

In February 2019, police charged the former quarterback with DWI. Fort Bend County prosecutors recently reduced those charges. And, Young may not even be convicted of that offense. Young's Houston-based lawyer convinced prosecutors to reduce the charges to obstructing...

Is Jail Release Important?

Pretrial release is obviously important from a personal perspective. It's also important from a legal perspective. The presumption of innocence is one of the bedrock principles of the American justice system. If the defendant remains in jail, that presumption of...

DWI Drug Cases in Parker County

Largely because of the extremely broad definitions in Texas Penal Code Section 49.04, "drugged driving" cases are more common than "drunk driving" cases in many jurisdictions. Under Texas law, any "substance" can cause intoxication. That substance could be an illegal...

What to Expect in a Car Crash Case

The vast majority of personal injury cases, over 90 percent in some jurisdictions, settle before trial. But this statistic only tells part of the story. A few cases settle right away. A good illustration is a tortfeasor (negligent driver) who makes a rolling right...

Does Jail Release Help My Case?

The presumption of innocence is the foundation of any criminal defense case. But if the defendant is in jail, that presumption of innocence essentially becomes a presumption of guilt. Defendants who are behind bars often accept unfavorable plea bargains just to get...