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Category: Criminal defense attorney

What Are Restrictions on Convicted Felons in Texas?

Feb 6, 2023
Texas has some of the toughest criminal laws of all US states, so you can expect that the implications of a conviction for any offense will be harsh. Felonies, the...

Why You Should Never Accept a Plea Deal Without a Lawyer

Sep 9, 2022
Texas ranks second among all US states in terms of population, so you probably expect arrest rates to be relatively high. However, the number of people who are charged with...

Why is There Such an Increase in Violent Crime During Summer?

Aug 22, 2022
It may come as a surprise to learn that criminal offenses are seasonal in nature, but data indicates that rates tend to trend higher in the summer months. Some studies...

Are Penalties Harsher for Drug Trafficking or Drug Manufacturing in Texas?

Apr 6, 2022
Texas has some of the harshest drug laws among all US states, so you would probably not be surprised to learn that the penalties are hefty for any violation of...

Why Violating Probation is Always a Bad Idea

Dec 29, 2021
Poor judgment, simple misunderstandings, and minor mistakes can often lead to your arrest on criminal charges in Texas. Once a criminal case has been resolved by putting you on probation,...

9 Common Legal Questions Asked Around Galveston Texas

May 4, 2021
Galveston County Criminal Defense Attorney Mark Diaz Answers Common Legal Questions in Texas   Do I need to hire a criminal defense attorney to represent me if it isn’t a...

What Is the Difference in Punishment for Burglary and Robbery?

Apr 28, 2021
One of the most fundamental principles of civilization is that stealing is wrong. Think back to the Ten Commandments in the Bible, which includes the admonition, “Thou shall not steal.”...

What Happens If I Refuse a Breathalyzer Test in Texas?

Apr 22, 2021
Can I Refuse To Take The Breathalyzer? For many Texas residents, their first encounter with the criminal justice system will come in the form of a DWI arrest. These cases...

What Rights Can I Lose If Convicted Of A Felony?

Apr 15, 2021
When it comes to a felony charge, most defendants are only thinking about the potential fine or jail time they face if convicted. But a felony conviction carries a wide...

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....
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