Is Marijuana Legal in Texas?

Is Marijuana Legal in Texas?

Weed. Flower.  Green. Reefer. Mary Jane. Skunk. No matter what it is called, people across Texas wonder if and when marijuana will become legal in the state. Texas remains the largest state in the country that prohibits recreational marijuana possession. The Lone Star...

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Partial Expunctions in Texas

Partial Expunctions in Texas

Do you have a criminal record that is negatively impacting your future plans? You have probably discovered that even an arrest record where the case was dismissed can drastically affect every aspect of your life, from employment opportunities and financial standing,...

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What is a Motion To Revoke Probation?

What is a Motion To Revoke Probation?

Probation revocation Houston. When convicted of a crime in Texas, the court can sentence a defendant to a fine or jail time, but in some cases, the person can receive a sentence of community supervision or probation. During the supervision period, if the defendant...

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Driving with an Occupational Driver’s License in Texas

Driving with an Occupational Driver’s License in Texas

While many people in cities across the United States can go about their daily lives without driving a vehicle, people living in and around Houston know how vitally important a car is in our area. Using the public transportation system can be unreliable and makes it...

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Penalties for Theft in Texas

Penalties for Theft in Texas

Texas state law defines theft as the unlawful appropriation of property by an individual who intends to deprive the owner of that property and any benefits that could be derived from it. If someone commits the crime of theft in Texas, it will be classified either as a...

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Law Requiring Alcohol Monitoring in All New Vehicles

Law Requiring Alcohol Monitoring in All New Vehicles

Houston DWI & Criminal Lawyer • Collin Evans On August 10, 2021, the U.S. Senate passed a $1 trillion infrastructure bill to improve the nation’s transportation system, drinking water and wastewater system, and much more.  The bill also includes provisions...

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Medical Marijuana Use in Texas

Medical Marijuana Use in Texas

Medical Marijuana Houston Lawyer Several bills addressing cannabis policies were presented by Texas lawmakers during the 87th Texas State Legislature session which ended on May 31, 2021. Of those bills, only two were passed from the House to the Senate and then to the...

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Facing a DWI Charge with No Breath or Blood Test in Texas

Facing a DWI Charge with No Breath or Blood Test in Texas

In the state of Texas, driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs is a major offense. Texas state laws for DWI are incredibly strict—some of the harshest in the nation. Because the state takes this crime so seriously, you can be arrested for DWI in Texas if...

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Driving with a Suspended Driver’s License in Texas

Driving with a Suspended Driver’s License in Texas

Driving with Suspended License Texas Having your driver’s license suspended or revoked can negatively impact your life in many ways. But being caught driving while your license is suspended or revoked will make things worse. Driving with a suspended or revoked license...

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CLEAR MY RECORD:

Non-Disclosure in Houston and Surrounding Counties

Having your criminal background and arrest records checked are now a standard procedure in the employment process and can have devastating financial effects for individuals seeking to improve their lives by gaining employment. You may not feel that you can afford more...

Expunction Attorney in Harris County

by Adam Branson & Collin Evans A criminal record can have long-term burdensome financial effects, but fortunately, Texans who have been arrested for a felony or a misdemeanor offense now have an option for having all records related to the arrest destroyed if...

CRIMINAL DEFENSE:

Happy Fourth of July

I always loved the Fourth of July growing up. Some of my earliest memories of it were going to the River Festival in my parents’ hometown of Wichita, Kansas and watching the fireworks from the river banks. We’d arrive with my aunt toting a huge patchwork blanket my...

DRUG CHARGES:

Drug possession attorney in Houston

Drug possession attorney in Houston - In 2014, Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson introduced the First Chance Intervention Program in 2014, for first time misdemeanor marijuana offenders to avoid the judicial process, avoid a criminal record following them...

DWI/DUI:

Charges for Drunk Driving in Texas

Drunk driving is a crime that is designated in most cases as DUI or DWI. The offense of DUI is “driving under the influence” while DWI is “driving while intoxicated.” Each acronym refers to driving while affected by an illegal substance, but there are nuances to their...

The Cost of a DWI in Texas

The impact of a Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) allegation on a person’s life is significant. From damage to your reputation to a black mark on your criminal record to the hit on your bank account, the cost of a DWI arrest can be devastating.  A conviction can bring...

Driving with an Occupational Driver’s License in Texas

While many people in cities across the United States can go about their daily lives without driving a vehicle, people living in and around Houston know how vitally important a car is in our area. Using the public transportation system can be unreliable and makes it...

Law Requiring Alcohol Monitoring in All New Vehicles

Houston DWI & Criminal Lawyer • Collin Evans On August 10, 2021, the U.S. Senate passed a $1 trillion infrastructure bill to improve the nation’s transportation system, drinking water and wastewater system, and much more.  The bill also includes provisions...

Facing a DWI Charge with No Breath or Blood Test in Texas

In the state of Texas, driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs is a major offense. Texas state laws for DWI are incredibly strict—some of the harshest in the nation. Because the state takes this crime so seriously, you can be arrested for DWI in Texas if...

FELONY/MISDEMEANOR:

Judge Denies Harris County Jail’s Stay

The Harris County Jail in downtown Houston is facing a class action lawsuit alleging that running an unconstitutional jail system takes advantage of poor arrestees charged with misdemeanors. U.S. District Judge Lee Rosenthal denied a stay for the case citing that...

INVESTIGATIONS:

How Killers In Texas Are Able To Get Their Guns

With the murder rate in Houston climbing for what is now the second year in a row, police and lawmakers are trying to determine if there is any way possible to make it tougher for killers to get their hands on guns.   Back in 2015, a total of 235 people were killed as...

The UT-Austin Shooting – 50 Years Later

One of the greatest cultural icons in the United States is the tower that sits on the grounds of the University of Texas at Austin. However, this same architectural icon is one that holds the unfortunate distinction of being the host of one of the most horrific events...

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