Pandemic Brings an Increase in Domestic Violence Charges: What This Means for You

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The COVID-19 pandemic and its shelter-in-place orders are the reason behind a 10.2% increase in reports of domestic violence. This increase is driven by calls from households that have no prior domestic violence history. We are not accustomed to having our freedoms restricted or being forced into spending all day, every day, with other members of […]

Can a Victim Drop Domestic Violence Charges?

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Each year, more than 10 million Americans experience domestic violence. Many of these incidents are reported to the police by victims themselves or by third parties. In either case, once the police get involved, things can become complicated. Victims are often unaware of how the process works. They can be startled to discover that they cannot have domestic violence charges […]

Assault: Is It a Felony or Misdemeanor?

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What started as a small scuffle or a minor altercation with a stranger has now blossomed into a legal problem that requires a Fort Bend criminal lawyer. As you are probably aware, assault charges can fall into one of two categories: Felony and misdemeanor. You must understand the distinction between the two, as the type […]

Supreme Court Weighs in on Blood Tests without Warrants

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For years there has been a debate about the Constitutionality of police officers drawing blood without warrants.  It has seemed to go against the 4th amendment of the Constitution which bans unreasonable search and seizure.  Now the Supreme Court has a chance to create a legal precedent about the intrusive practice. The case they are […]

Penalties for DWI

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When asked to take a breath or blood test to find the alcohol content, it is in your best interest to take the test, or rise having your license taken away immediately and suspended for six months. If you are found to be intoxicated above the legal level of .08, there are consequences for different […]

Needville Deputy Arrested for Drunk Driving

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  According to abc local news,  in March 2012, A Fort Bend County deputy was pulled over and arrested for Driving While Intoxicated and for Unlawfully Carrying a Weapon.  The deputy, Cassius Lott, was driving her personal vehicle at approximately 1 in the morning on Plantation Drive at Harlem when a Department of Public Safety […]

Where Does DUI Money Go?

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You’ve just gotten your first (and you hope only) DUI last night. As you frantically search “DUI lawyer near me” you start to wonder, “Where does DUI money go?”

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How Serious is a DUI

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You’ll need the best DUI lawyer to fight for your cause when charged with DUI-related cases. For many people, driving is a way of life and is essential for their daily activities. Getting a DUI record or having the driver’s license suspended can put a damper on their spirits. As it states, driving sober is […]

DUI vs DWI: What’s the difference?

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DUI vs DWI. You’re over at your friends house when he suggests trying this new beer his father got. You’re hesitant at first, until your friend says, “Come on, dude, it’s just one beer.” “True. But I drove here,” you say. “Couldn’t I get a DWI or whatever?” “Nah,” your friend says. “It’s literally one beer. […]

Can DUI Charges Get Dropped?

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Have you been worrying whether DUI charges stay permanently on your record? Having charges dropped requires solid evidence and strong legal arguments. Your best bet in getting your charges dropped will be getting a Sugar Land DUI lawyer and directly pursuing the solid evidence of the case. Learn how can you do that: Why Do […]

How to Avoid a DWI This Summer

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Summer is here and that means pool parties, BBQs, and a lot of cool summer drinks. With all the summer fun comes the increased chance of getting an unwanted DWI, so if you want to relax and enjoy yourself without the possibility of getting pulled over, read on to learn tips from a Fort Bend DWI Attorney on how […]

What Is BAC? Legal Blood Alcohol Levels in Texas

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If you’ve ever been stopped for a possible DUI you might have heard someone mention BAC. The acronym BAC stands for blood alcohol content. This is how much ethanol (alcohol) is in the bloodstream, and its measurement could potentially harm your DUI case. Read on below to learn more about blood alcohol levels in Texas and how it could […]

Can You Get a DUI While Parked?

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Can you get a DUI while parked? Shockingly, you can. Read on to learn how you can get a DUI while parked and what you should do next. Did You Get a DUI While Parked?  Even though you chose to sleep in your car and only had the AC on, you still got a DUI while parked. Why […]