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Some Drug Possession Defenses in Tarrant County

Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for AdobeStock_80814322.jpegAccording to the FBI, police officers make one drug possession every twenty seconds. So, simple possession is by far the most common drug charge in Texas. Although possession of marijuana is usually a misdemeanor, illegally possessing any other controlled substance, including a prescription pain pill, is usually a felony.

Five Different Kinds of Theft

Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for AdobeStock_116715709 (1).jpegTheft is one of the broadest crimes in the Penal Code. Certain Section 31.01 offenses trigger no consequences at all. Iny many places, police do not respond to shoplifting calls if the value was less than $50. At the other end of the spectrum, some thieves spend more time in prison than some murderers or rapists. These large theft cases often involve complex Ponzi schemes and other frauds.

What's the Difference Between Drugged Driving and Drunk Driving?

Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for romberg.jpegIn many places, "drugged" driver cause more fatal crashes than "drunk" drivers. So, Tarrant County prosecutors pursue these cases very aggressively. Prescription drugs and marijuana account for a little over half of drugged driving prosecutions in Texas.

Why Should a Weatherford Criminal Lawyer Represent Me at the ALR Hearing?

Thumbnail image for romberg.jpegEven though Texas is an implied consent state, officials cannot automatically suspend drivers' licenses following DWI arrests. To do so, there must be an Administrative License Suspension hearing to determine if such suspension is appropriate.

Seven Constitutional Rights in Criminal Cases

Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for civil law.jpegThe Bill of Rights was one of the most earth-shaking and controversial documents in the history of mankind. Never before had a government placed such drastic limits on its own authority. Today, over two hundred years later, lawyers and judges still struggle with concepts like free speech and gun ownership.

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