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Is There a Difference Between Shoplifting and Robbery?

Is There a Difference Between Shoplifting and Robbery?

  • January 3, 2018
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Larceny is the taking of another individual’s property without consent and with the intent to permanently deprive them of the property. Larceny describes a lot of property crimes in Texas like shoplifting and burglary. However, the larceny definition is the only thing the…

Deregistering as a Sex Offender in Texas

Deregistering as a Sex Offender in Texas

  • December 20, 2017
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If you have questions about deregistering as a sex offender in Texas, here’s what you should know. Sex offenders in Texas may deregister, allowing them to legally remove themselves from the sex offender registry in Texas. The laws of Texas…

What Is Administrative License Revocation in Texas?

What Is Administrative License Revocation in Texas?

  • December 6, 2017
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Driving while intoxicated (DWI) or boating while intoxicated (BWI) often leads to arrest in Texas. If you’ve had the unfortunate experience of getting pulled over by a police officer on a suspected DWI charge, you probably don’t know what to…

Possession of Cocaine Charges in Texas

Possession of Cocaine Charges in Texas

  • November 21, 2017
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This post is what you need to know about possession of cocaine charges. If you or someone you love has been charged with any drug crime, recognize this is a serious offense in the state of Texas. Unfortunately, a cocaine…

An Overview of Texas Identity Theft Laws

An Overview of Texas Identity Theft Laws

  • November 8, 2017
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Identity theft is a crime in Texas. It occurs when a person wrongfully makes use of another individual’s personal data to get goods, services, or things of value. Two primary laws apply to identity theft in Texas. According to USA…

What Is Community Supervision in Harris County?

What Is Community Supervision in Harris County?

  • November 1, 2017
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The laws of Texas define community supervision as probation in Harris County. Before 1913, two sentencing options existed: 1) at sentencing, the judge could send the defendant to prison or 2) the jury might recommend no sentence. In 1913, the Texas Court…

5 Defenses for Fighting an Indecent Exposure Charge

5 Defenses for Fighting an Indecent Exposure Charge

  • October 18, 2017
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Indecent exposure is against the law. Even if you didn’t expose yourself to a minor or another person, you could be charged with a serious sex offense or even be required to register as a sex offender. It probably doesn’t…

What to Do If You’ve Been Falsely Accused of Elder Abuse

What to Do If You’ve Been Falsely Accused of Elder Abuse

  • October 11, 2017
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Other than children, elderly individuals are often the most vulnerable in our society. Ninety percent of the time, family members—not hired professionals—are reported for elder abuse. The most common types of elder abuse include: 1) physical abuse, 2) undue influence,…

How Hurricane Harvey Affected Looting Laws in Texas

How Hurricane Harvey Affected Looting Laws in Texas

  • September 27, 2017
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Residents of Houston and surrounding counties are still struggling with the massive devastation left by Hurricane Harvey. Recent history—and historical recounts of previous natural disasters throughout the county—shows that a common pattern exists: Destruction is caused by the disaster Price…

Penalties for a Misdemeanor Crime in Texas

Penalties for a Misdemeanor Crime in Texas

  • September 13, 2017
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Misdemeanor crimes include various charges prosecuted under Texas state law. A misdemeanor offense is usually viewed as a less serious matter than a felony offense. Both must be taken seriously by the accused. If convicted of a misdemeanor crime, the…

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