Although its use is tightly controlled, it is now legal for some people to use medical marijuana in the state of Texas under the guidance of a physician; however, defense lawyers warn that this type of use does not mean it can be used indiscriminately by patients, particularly when driving.[...]
The goal with every criminal trial is that it can be successfully decided with a verdict of either guilty or not guilty.
While this is what happens in the majority of cases, criminal defense lawyers do occasionally deal with cases that end in a mistrial.
A mistrial is the term [...]
Some of the most serious cases that criminal defense lawyers in Texas take on are those involving some type of homicide.
In these cases, punishment can be severe, especially if murder convictions are involved.
There are actually four types of homicide that defense lawyers must differentiate between in order to [...]
Most people are quite aware that driving after consuming alcohol can be dangerous and also result in serious DWI charges. Yet what Texas defense lawyers find is that many people do not know they can also be charged with public intoxication under certain circumstances.
While it is not at all illegal [...]
When someone is convicted of a crime, probation is a form of punishment that can be assigned. Probation can be ordered on its own or along with other punishment. In either case, it is essential for those receiving probation to understand what is involved in serving this portion of [...]
Getting a divorce can go smoothly for some; for others, it can be extremely emotional and stressful. When a difficult spouse makes this process more challenging for the other spouse and their divorce lawyer, this can cause stress and the entire process can quickly become a divorce nightmare. [...]
When spouses in Texas decide to divorce, one of the more confusing parts of the process can be what to do about retirement benefits. Since these benefits are considered to be community property, divorce attorneys must treat them the same as any other income accumulated during the marriage and [...]