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  • When Self-Defense can be Used as a Viable Defense in Texas
    When Self-Defense can be Used as a Viable Defense in Texas

    Self-defense is defined as the right to prevent pain, suffering, or committed violence through the use of counteracting force or violence. The definition is simple and straightforward and seems to ...

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  • Expunging a Criminal Record in Dallas, Texas
    Expunging a Criminal Record in Dallas, Texas

    If you have a criminal record in Dallas , you know better than most how much of an impact the past can have on your future. From trying to get a job to trying to rent an apartment, everything is made ...

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  • The Penalties for Domestic Violence in Dallas, Texas
    The Penalties for Domestic Violence in Dallas, Texas

    The penalties for domestic violence are never slight no matter which state you are in, but Texas’s penalties for domestic violence are, like most of its criminal sanctions, harsher than most. A ...

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  • Can You Get in Trouble for Pleading the Fifth During a Routine Traffic Stop?
    Can You Get in Trouble for Pleading the Fifth During a Routine Traffic Stop?

    Many people have heard the phrase “Pleading the fifth” on TV shows and movies, but how many are aware of what it actually means? “The fifth” refers to U.S. citizens’ fifth amendment right that ...

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  • 85th Anniversary of Powell v. Alabama, a Case That Changed History
    85th Anniversary of Powell v. Alabama, a Case That Changed History

    On November 7, 1932, the Supreme Court came to a landmark decision that would change the way in which criminal cases were treated thereafter. In that case, Powell v. Alabama 287 U.S. 45 (1932), the ...

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  • Under Investigation? Keep Calm and Hire a Texas Criminal Defense Attorney
    Under Investigation? Keep Calm and Hire a Texas Criminal Defense Attorney

    It can be nerve wracking and a bit terrifying to be under investigation for a crime, and while it can be tempting to hide out and do nothing, that may be the worst thing you do. As an American ...

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