Is Robbery Considered a Violent Crime in Texas?

When you think of violent crimes, your mind most likely goes to murder, rape, and assault. The last crime that you may think of when it comes to violent crimes is theft. But robbery is different. While technically a theft crime, it is also an assaultive crime, and as such, can be classified as a…

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How Do You Challenge a DWI Blood Test?

If you have ever been accused of driving while under the influence, then you are familiar with a blood test. Compared to a breath test or a field sobriety test, a blood test is one of the most accurate tests that you can take to identify your sobriety. Or is it? While a blood test…

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Parents, Talk to Your Teens About Consent

As a parent, the thought of talking to your teen about sex can be uncomfortable. However, in this day and age, it is crucial. Even though sexual assault cases involving teens have happened for decades, it is even more prevalent now with human trafficking and statutory rape cases. There are many reasons why teens are…

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What Impact Will Wooden v. U.S. Have on Criminal Defense?

In March 2022, the Supreme Court of the United States heard oral in a case involving how predicate offenses – crimes that may be considered a component of a larger crime – are considered and classified under the Armed Career Criminal Act. SCOTUS reversed the decision made by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth…

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What Drug Charges Are Federal Felony Crimes?

If you have been arrested or charged with a crime, there are two words you do not want to hear in reference to your charges: federal or felony. Being charged with a federal felony offense can place the rest of your life in jeopardy. In one of the most important fights of your life, you…

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Medical Kidnapping Got Much, Much Harder in Texas

As a parent, your worst nightmare is your child becoming sick with a serious illness or cancer. You want your child to receive the best possible care, in a safe environment with the least amount of adverse side effects. But what happens if you and your child’s doctor disagree on treatment? As your child’s parent…

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