The Texas Department of Criminal Justice supervises about a quarter of a million probationers a year. That figure does not include the high number of absconders (people who completely ignore probation orders) or who are later incarcerated for some reason.
In the United States, many people believe that all sex offenders are the same. A boy who's a few months too old to have a consensual relationship with a teenager is just as bad as a man who rapes a nursing home resident. That's just one reason the sex offender registration requirement is a very difficult pill to swallow.
If you go to Google and enter a search phrase like "Weatherford drug crimes lawyer," about a million results will pop up. A few of these lawyers may just take your money, but the vast majority would probably defend you very well in court. They would also give you solid legal advice, so you can make good choices.
A partial decriminalization measure cleared an important procedural hurdle, but there are still roadblocks ahead.
An assault conviction is bad enough. There are both direct and indirect consequences. A Section 22.01 violation is, at a minimum, a Class A misdemeanor. That means up to a year in jail. Furthermore, assault is a crime of moral turpitude. Such a conviction can cause problems later in life, especially in terms of deportation proceedings.
Acting on a tip, Parker County Sheriff's Deputies arrested a local couple for drug possession and took away their small child.
In a largely symbolic gesture, the TSHC will officially delete hemp from the controlled substances list effective April 5, 2019. How does this move affect cannabidiol and other non-THC, marijuana-based products in Texas?