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Cocaine & Texas Law: A Quick Look

Cocaine & Texas Law: A Quick Look

| December 4, 2015

Cocaine possession is a serious felony in the state of Texas due to its Association with crime and its high potential for addiction. The DEA is the main law enforcement charged with preventing the importation of cocaine into the country. When the DEA fails in its task to prevent cocaine importation the responsibility falls on everyday police officers who must enforce the law.

Texas Criminal Law & Cocaine

In Texas, the possession of any amount of cocaine is a felony which begs the assistance of a competent drug crime lawyer. The minimum sentence for a cocaine possession case is two years with the maximum sentence being of to 99 years. This is something to think about if you or a loved one has been arrested in connection with cocaine.

Drug Trafficking and the “Higher Powers”

Drug Trafficking and the “Higher Powers”

| October 2, 2015

If there is one thing that is destroying our world, one step at a time, it has to be drug trafficking without a doubt. The problem with drug trafficking is that it involves way too many people who are silent partners and investors that assume no responsibility for the damages caused by their enterprise.

There is no way of knowing who and how, but there is also no way to deny that those who deal the drugs are getting financed to purchase them and move them around. And I mean financing by some of the biggest names in business, government, and banking.

The only way to eradicate drug trafficking is to get to the source; the people who invest the capital to move drugs around and that is going to be extremely difficult to achieve.

Getting Help After a Weekend DWI Arrest

Getting Help After a Weekend DWI Arrest

| March 6, 2015

People tend to put themselves in a position to be arrested for the silliest reasons with the main one among them being DWI related offenses. A DUI or DWI related criminal charge is an offense in which people are busted by police officers for driving while intoxicated on public roads. In Texas, DWI results in thousands of deaths, annually.

Understanding Texas DWI Charges

A criminal charge of Driving Under the Influence (DUI) can also apply if the officer suspects that the person is under the influence of drugs while operating a motor vehicle on public roads, regardless of their legality.

Some people, like myself, don’t drink alcoholic beverages for a myriad of reasons. For one, decision making effectiveness takes a hit, you tend to spend more than average, and there is the threat of being jailed for public intoxication.

The main reason I don’t drink is because of the threat of hangover, and that funky taste that lingers in your mouth when you wake up sober.

Texas and DWI Offenses

Finding The Right Legal Help

There are a number of expert DWI attorneys in the Houston area available to consult with anyone who needs legal representation. The main three lawyers of the bunch that I want to highlight are Houston DWI Defense Attorneys Tad A. Nelson, Dane Johnson, and Tyler Flood. They are some of the best in the business when it comes to defending individuals of accused of DUI.

When you hire a lawyer to represent you on a criminal DWI offense in Texas, you want to make sure that you are represented by the best lawyer you can find. This should include a lawyer who has a respectable resume of experience behind their name in your area of need.

Having an experience lawyer fighting for you can mean the difference between getting the maximum sentence if you are convicted, and walking out of court with a slap on the wrist.

You’ll certainly want to schedule a consultation with a lawyer if you are innocent of police allegations. The last thing you would want to do is enter into a plea agreement which would create a criminal record that will end up following you around for a crime you didn’t commit.

With the public outcry against DWI offenders due to the number of preventable deaths on Houston and Texas highways, a criminal conviction could potentially hold you back in life and hinder the kind of advancement opportunities that involve a review or request of any criminal background history you may have.

Always be sure to secure legal representation if you have to deal with the criminal justice system in Texas. Your life may depend on it.

The Many Victims of Juvenile Murders

The Many Victims of Juvenile Murders

| February 15, 2015

When a young person commits murder they face the real possibility of a life sentence in a state run correctional facility. The thing with young people is that sometimes they don’t take into account the consequences of their actions, actions which are in most cases, inspired by the phenomenon known as peer pressure.

There are multiple victims in these cases where minors are found guilty of killing someone.

The main victims are obviously of friends, family, and loved ones of the person who lost their life at the hands of the juvenile offender.

Other victims in the case are the offender themselves being at a young age and running their lives due to a temporary mistake that carries massive penal consequences.

The other victims, who are often not given consideration, are the friends, loved ones, and family members of the offender. These young people also lose their lives. Although they are not murdered, their caged like animals for life terms, and in some cases, they are killed in jail by other inmates.

We believe that if you do the crime do the time. We also champion the death penalty. However, some consideration should be given to minors who make mistakes at a young age.

Why It’s Best To Avoid DWI Offenses

Why It’s Best To Avoid DWI Offenses

| December 23, 2014

One of the main reasons that you may want to avoid being arrested for DWI in Texas is because the criminal offense is harshly prosecuted in the court of law. This is especially true in Houston and Galveston.

Public Safety

One of the main reasons that these form of criminal offenses are prosecuted so harshly in court, is because of the numbers of innocent people killed on roadways due to drunk drivers who lose control of their vehicles, fall asleep at the wheel, or simply veer out of their lanes, almost always causing serious injury and/or death.

You May Lose Your Texas Drivers’ License

If you are arrested for a DWI offense in Texas you’ll need to hire a criminal defense attorney who is adept at litigating cases involving DWI charges for the best chance at any chance in the Texas criminal justice system.

The minute you are arrested for DWI marks the beginning of a 15 day countdown, at the end of which, you’ll lose your Texas Drivers’ License by a process initiated by the state of Texas that is referred to as ALR or Administrative License Revocation. This makes it extremely important to hire a DWI lawyer as soon as you can as your turn will be able to take measures to prevent the suspension of your Texas Drivers’ License.

You Face Conviction for DWI

A conviction for DWI in the state of Texas is a serious consequence of being found guilty of the crime in the court of law. The penalties associated with DWI convictions include jail time, loss of drivers’ license, financial penalties, increase in insurance premiums, probationary requirements, the installation of anti-drunk driving devices in your vehicle, public stigma, and a criminal record that will only serve to hinder your professional growth.

We hope the information shared in this article will help someone to make a better decision when it comes to drinking and driving.

Why It’s Best To Avoid DWI Offenses

10 Rules For Dealing With Police from FlexYourRights.Org

10 Rules For Dealing With Police from FlexYourRights.Org

| June 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Join us in reviewing this video, which is a god sent, directly targeted at urban youth with a mission of increasing the relationship between law enforcement and the community with common sense tips for dealing with police encounters. I know for a fact that many of the youth in the Houston area will benefit from the information revealed in this video so make sure that person you come across is blessed with the knowledge shared.

Criminally Charged? Get a Lawyer Quick!

Criminally Charged? Get a Lawyer Quick!

| May 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Houston Police Department wastes no time at all when it comes to arresting and charging people if they have probable cause indicating their involvement in a criminal offense.

The best thing to do if you are arrested by the police is to keep your mouth shut, not volunteer information, and don’t run or fight the police.Houston-Police-Department-300x188

Once you have made it to jail, its important that you bond out as soon as possible and talk with an attorney to find out what your best options may be when it comes to fighting the charge.

Sometimes, pleading not guilty and fighting the criminal charge accusations in the court of law is the best route to go, when in other cases it makes sense to plea out, accept probation, a fine, or a short time in county jail.

Regardless of what criminal offense you’ve been accused of, its best to always talk with a lawyer who has experience defending people who were in similar predicaments.

Why You Need a Criminal Defense Lawyer on Your Side

Why You Need a Criminal Defense Lawyer on Your Side

| May 5, 2014

Are you looking forward to a trial date in the Texas criminal justice system? If so, listen up, we have a number of tips to give you that may help in your trouble with the law in Texas.

There are number of top flight criminal defense attorneys in Houston like David Breston, and Mark Bennett. One thing that any one of these 3 Houston criminal defense attorneys will tell you is that judges and prosecutors are extra ferocious when it comes to the criminally accused attempting to represent themselves in the court of law.

Is The Evidence Against You Lawful?

For one thing, your case may qualify to be thrown out of court. Only a trained and experienced criminal defense lawyer will know when to ask the presiding judge to throw your case out of court.

Do You Know How To Choose a Jury?

Secondly, vior dire. Choosing a jury will come into play in the event that you intend to take your case to trial. Only the best criminal defense attorneys will have high aptitude and skill in picking jurors that will return from deliberation with favorable results from the defendant.

Do You Know any Expert Witnesses?

Another thing is expert witnesses. Do you know any? Will they even talk to know if you can find an expert with the fundamental prudence in such a way that the outcome of your trial can be affected?

This and a number of other reasons is why you need a good criminal defense lawyer if you are facing a felony criminal trial in the State of Texas. The State of Texas prides itself in death penalties, and handing down harsh criminal penalties on people found guilty of violating the law of the land.

Always retain a smart, saavy, criminal justice counselor when going to trial in Texas. Your life may depend on it.