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How Much Alcohol Does It Take to Be at Risk of a DWI?

Published: Feb 08, 2019 in Criminal Defense, DWI

There are pre-determined standards for the amount of alcohol in your body that can lead to DWI (driving while intoxicated) charges. If you are over 21 and operating a personal vehicle, the legal blood alcohol concentration (BAC) limit is 0.08 percent. When you are under 21 years of age, any detectable amount of alcohol in your body can lead to a DUI charge. If you have your commercial driver’s license (CDL) and are in a commercial vehicle at the time of the stop, the legal limit is 0.04 percent. You…

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Fortnite and Sex Crime Allegations

Published: Feb 01, 2019 in Criminal Defense, Sex Crimes, Sex Crimes Involving Children

It has been widely reported in the media that Fortnite and other online games are attracting sexual predators. In Broward County, Florida, a 41-year-old man was recently arrested and charged with sex crimes related to victimizing at least 20 children. The man would use the popular game Fortnite to coerce his victims into sending him explicit photographs and even engaging in sex. Given the increase in these kinds of crimes, law enforcement has gotten very aggressive in filing charges for sex crimes involving children. Unfortunately, many people are often wrongly…

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Why Keeping a TX Drug Conviction Off Your Child’s Record is Vital

Published: Jan 25, 2019 in Criminal Defense, Drug Crimes, Juvenile Crimes

We all know how quickly a teen can make a mistake and get into trouble. As the parent of a teenager, you know how easily they can be influenced by their peers, celebrities, and various media sources. They don’t have the capacity or maturity to recognize when they need to avoid certain people, say no to certain suggestions, or avoid making mistakes that could affect them for a lifetime. Adolescents’ brains aren’t fully developed, and they don’t yet have years of experience under their belts to recognize how a juvenile…

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Public Sex in Houston: Charges & Penalties

Published: Jan 18, 2019 in Criminal Defense, Sex Crimes

You would think that consensual sex between adults would be entirely lawful. However, that isn’t true everywhere in the United States There are many restrictions on sexual activity to protect and not offending the public. For instance, there are limitations on where you can engage in consensual sex acts. If you are caught having sex in public, you could face criminal charges under Texas law. This is a very uncomfortable and difficult situation to find yourself in. The best way to handle it is by calling a Houston sex crimes…

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Rape Pleas in Houston: What Are the Options?

Published: Jan 11, 2019 in Criminal Defense, Sex Crimes

Rape charges carry very serious consequences. In addition to facing a significant jail or prison sentence, you will likely suffer permanent damage to your reputation if you are convicted. Sex offender registration may be necessary in your case, and such registration can impact your career, make it difficult to find housing, and even impact your immigration status and child custody. The potential consequences can be overwhelming. It’s important to note, however, that just because accusations have been made, or you have been charged, you will not necessarily be found guilty….