Criminal Law 101

When you’ve come into contact with law enforcement, you need help. We’re here to tell you: Find a criminal defense attorney immediately. That’s the most critical first step, and the earlier, the better. But how do you find the best attorney for you? What’s the first step? If you don’t know where to start, or if you’re not in the North Texas area, this blog can help. Discover for yourself what a trusted criminal attorney sounds like, and make your first moves toward protecting yourself.

Cash for a bail bond under a gavel next to handcuffs

Getting out of jail is often the most immediate need faced by our clients. As criminal defense attorneys, we’ve been helping people bond out of the Dallas County jail and other detention facilities for years. To clarify, posting bond, or bail, is very different than getting probation or parole*—though all of these can help limit your time behind bars. So ...

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As more states have legalized marijuana, media reports about changes in local enforcement have caused misunderstandings about marijuana charges in Texas. To clear up any confusion, we wanted to offer some guidance and precautions.

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Many people have become crime show junkies through TV, movies, and the ever-expanding world of podcasts, but you won’t learn much about Texas law that way. The Lone Star State has its own way of doing things, including criminal law.

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If you find yourself in trouble with the law, it’s important to know your rights.

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A false accusation can be life-changing, especially when the allegations involve rape. But all too often, we see people make the huge mistake of not taking these allegations seriously from the beginning

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When it comes to stalking, there are two different kinds of cases: stranger and past partner. This article will not address stranger stalking, which often deals with such variants as celebrities or mental illness. Instead this article discusses situations that occur when a romantic break-up becomes so messy that the criminal justice system gets involved.

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If you’ve been arrested for a non-violent criminal offense, you can start fresh with a pretrial diversion program. Pursuing admittance to a diversion program can lead to a dismissed case, a cleared record, and healthy, new habits to help you avoid future criminal behavior.

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In a year of unprecedented stressors, couples are among those feeling the effects. The number of family violence allegations and arrests have skyrocketed, and they often result in extreme consequences. If conflict between you and your partner has become heated, we urge you to get help now.

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