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Sex Abuse Inquiries in the Texas Catholic Dioceses

Published: Nov 09, 2018 in Criminal Defense, Sex Crimes Involving Children

Sex abuse at the hands of priests has become a global issue. In the United States, countless victims have come forward describing how they fell prey to Catholic Church officials who used their authority and community standing to gain the trust of their families. After revelations emerged this year about widespread child sex abuse in the Pennsylvania Catholic Church, the Texas church authorities have volunteered to release the names of suspected sexual predators in the clergy. However, the Texas state authorities have not launched an official criminal investigation. If you…

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How to Improve Your Situation in a Texas Sex Crimes Case

Published: Nov 06, 2018 in Criminal Defense, Sex Crimes

Sex crime cases are some of the most contested, difficult, and emotional legal procedures you can go through. Short of murder, few cases involve such high stakes. Coming out of the other side with your freedom and dignity intact requires more than just luck. For one, you need excellent legal representation. But perhaps even more importantly, you need to be an active and disciplined element of your defense. Simply put, even the best team of lawyers cannot win your case if you don’t participate in your defense. If you are…

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Why Age Deception Is Not a Defense for Sexual Assault in Texas

Published: Nov 02, 2018 in Criminal Defense, Sex Crimes

It comes as a surprise to most people that age deception is not a defense to charges of sexual assault against a minor in Texas. This means that you can be convicted of this offense, even if you reasonably thought the minor was actually an adult. You can be convicted, even if the minor lies to you about their age. This results in many well-meaning individuals facing charges for a serious crime. However, there is a reason for this rule: adults must be responsible for their actions, especially when their…

Woman Worrying About a Loved One Who Has Been Accused of a Sex Crime in Houston

Someone I Love Has Been Accused of a Sex Crime in Houston

Published: Oct 30, 2018 in Criminal Defense, Sex Crimes

Anger, shame, fear, and confusion are just some of the emotions that you may feel if a loved one has been accused of a sex crime in Houston. You may wonder how or why someone you love and trust could do something so despicable, but something tells you that you shouldn’t rush to judgment. You also know that your loved one has never needed you as much as they do at this moment. The road that lays ahead is full of challenges. The best way to navigate these difficulties is…

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Common Lab Mistakes in DWI Cases

Published: Oct 23, 2018 in Criminal Defense, DWI

When you find yourself charged with driving while intoxicated (DWI), you’re likely feeling nervous and worried about what your situation might lead to. Will you go to jail? What will happen to your driver’s license? Will you have to go to court? As these and other questions run through your mind, you should consider reaching out for help. A lot can happen from the point of your arrest through the end of a legal case, so it’s important to retain the counsel of a skilled Houston DWI attorney who knows…