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Author: Mark Diaz

5 Reasons to Never Speak to Police Without a Lawyer

Apr 8, 2021
“You have the right to remain silent.” This famous statement is part of the Miranda warning that every police officer must give to a criminal suspect who is under arrest....

How An Assault Conviction Can Affect Your Life

Mar 26, 2021
Nobody wants a criminal charge on their record. In fact, even a single conviction can turn a person’s life upside down and cause rippling effects that last well beyond any...

How Different Is The Punishment For Drug Possession vs. Drug Trafficking?

Mar 19, 2021
Although public attitudes towards illicit drugs have softened in recent years, Texas still maintains some of the strictest anti-drug laws–and penalties–in the country. Even carrying a relatively small amount of...

Do I Have to Take a Breathalyzer Test? An Overview of Texas Law

Mar 18, 2021
In Texas, it is unlawful to operate a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of 0.08 or higher. One of the common ways law enforcement officers measure a...

Texas Criminal Defense Questions Answered By Galveston Criminal Defense Lawyer

Mar 17, 2021
  Why hire a criminal defense attorney when I can get a court-appointed lawyer? Not everyone is entitled to a court-appointed lawyer. In order to get a court-appointed lawyer, you...

Common Texas Criminal Defense Questions

Mar 15, 2021
Will I go to jail for a drug crime?  There are a lot of factors that go into this. That’s going to depend on the amount of drugs that were...

How Severe Is The Punishment For Weapons Charges in Texas?

Mar 12, 2021
Texas has long had a reputation as a state friendly towards the right to bear arms. But that does not mean you cannot face serious legal charges in connection with...

Criminal Law Questions Answered By Galveston Attorney Mark Diaz

Mar 12, 2021
  Do Criminal Law Attorneys have payment plans?  Well, most do. It’s going to depend on the complexity of the case, the amount that we’re talking about, and the length...

Legal Questions Answered By Galveston Criminal Defense Lawyer

Mar 9, 2021
  What should I do if I’m arrested? The first thing that you should do is bond out of jail. Once you’ve bonded out, you need to contact an attorney...

What Federal Charges Are People That Stormed The United States Capitol Facing?

Mar 4, 2021
Many Facing Federal Charges On Jan. 6, 2021, a mob stormed the United States Capitol building in an attempt to prevent the certification of the 2020 presidential election. At least...
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