Category Archives: Criminal

How Facebook and Other Social Media Sites Can Damage Your Criminal Case

If you are under investigation or face prosecution for criminal charges in Houston, Galveston or anywhere in Texas, you should be acutely aware that information posted on social networks is increasingly finding its way into criminal and civil courtrooms.  Many … Continue reading

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Withdrawal of a Guilty Plea Based on Poor Legal Advice Regarding Immigration Benefits

    The collision of criminal law with immigration law in the U.S can create situations that are untenable for those accused of criminal offenses that are legal residents or undocumented immigrants.  When you are charged with a criminal offense … Continue reading

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Can the Police Conduct a Search of My Vehicle or My Person During a Routine Traffic Stop?

Many people make mistakes during a routine traffic stop that can result in facing criminal charges when they were completely avoidable.  It is not surprising that motorists make strategic errors when stopped by a police officer because many drivers are … Continue reading

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The Long-Term Consequences of a DWI Conviction

DWI and DUI arrests seem to be on the increase in Houston, Galveston and the surrounding areas of Texas.  The police utilize a number of increased enforcement procedures including saturation patrols and DWI sobriety checkpoints.  Many people that have never … Continue reading

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Challenging Standardized Field Sobriety Tests as Inaccurate and Unreliable

There are few experiences that will raise your blood pressure more quickly than seeing flashing red and blue lights in your rear view mirror.  Many motorists pulled over by the police in Houston or Galveston counties have had little if … Continue reading

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Be careful how you pad your resume…it just might be a crime!

Looking for a new job can be stressful.  A resume is your calling card with potential employers.  Everyone wants to look as qualified, diversified, and certified as possible.  Education is often the key to success and many people are looking … Continue reading

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Felonies and Misdemeanors

People often ask what is the difference between a felony and a misdemeanor.  The short answer is the seriousness of the offense.  But usually someone facing a criminal charge really wants to know what that means for their case.  The … Continue reading

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