Harris County to Hire Eight Public Defenders for Bail Hearings

Harris County to Hire Eight Public Defenders for Bail Hearings

Harris County Commissioners voted May 29th to add eight new positions to the county’s public defender office in response to the backlash from people regarding jailing people if they can’t pay their bail before their trial. Starting July 1st a public defender will be...
New Errors in Criminal Cases, Same Old Story in Harris County

New Errors in Criminal Cases, Same Old Story in Harris County

The Harris County, Texas District Attorney’s office has announced that ever since 2015, a Houston crime scene investigator made errors in an astonishing number of investigations—65 total criminal cases to be exact. The jaw dropping numbers provided by the Harris...
DWI Number One Crime Committed In Montgomery County

DWI Number One Crime Committed In Montgomery County

As many as 2,500 DWI cases are reported in Montgomery County every year. According to statistics from the Texas Transportation Institute there were 624 DUI-related crashes in the county and 21 fatal crashes in 2015 alone. According to Texas law, a person commits the...
D.A. Kim Ogg Pledges to Keep Marijuana Users Out of Prison

D.A. Kim Ogg Pledges to Keep Marijuana Users Out of Prison

At Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg’s swearing in on January 2nd, she introduced some marijuana friendly views that come as good news for many in 2017. “All misdemeanor possession of marijuana cases will be diverted around jail,” Ogg said. While Ogg does not...
How To Help Your Houston Criminal Lawyer Help You

How To Help Your Houston Criminal Lawyer Help You

If you find yourself dealing with criminal charges, your new best friend should be your Houston criminal lawyer. It is your lawyer’s job to investigate the facts of your case, research the applicable law, and determine the best defense. There are several things you...