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Controlled Substances – No, Everyone’s Not Doing Them

Post by Brooke Price  According to the Texas Arrest Data report published by the Texas Department of Public Safety, a large percentage of all criminal arrests in Texas are drug possession charges. There are many factors that affect the consequences that you may face, such as drug category, intent to distribute, penalty group, and prescription…
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The Damage Caused by Methamphetamine Continues

According to a 2019 report by the Addiction Research Institute with sources from DEA field divisions, methamphetamine usage is the top drug threat in Texas. There were over 12,000 treatment admissions and almost 1,000 deaths caused by methamphetamine across the state. Although monitoring programs and treatment plans have been established, methamphetamine usage is still a…
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Don’t Get the Gift of a DWI This Holiday Season

The holidays can evoke a range of emotions in people, from excitement to sadness. Factor in the continuing uncertainty due to Covid and the possibility for Christmas and New Year’s parties, and those emotions are likely to run high. During the period from Thanksgiving to New Year, law enforcement is out and looking for intoxicated…
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Strangulation Elevates Consequences of Domestic Assault

Domestic violence in Texas falls into one of three categories: domestic assault, aggravated domestic assault, and continuous family violence. According to Tex. Penal Code Ann. §22.01, domestic assault is (1) intentionally, knowingly or recklessly causing bodily injury to another person, (2) intentionally or knowingly threatening another person with imminent bodily injury, or (3) intentionally or…
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What is Deferred Adjudication?

Post Written By Brooke Price Most people have heard of probation in criminal charges, but deferred adjudication is something that many people do not know about until it is offered to them.  Deferred adjudication is a type of probation, but unlike standard probation it does not carry a conviction.  In court, you may be offered…
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When the Police Contact You, Remain Silent and Call a Lawyer

Posted by R. Scott Magee When many good people are contacted by the police, either here in Williamson County or elsewhere, they often times rely on the advice given to them as kids. That advice is to “trust a police officer” if they need help. But, when the police are contacting even the most innocent…
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Domestic Violence Law Applies to Women Too!

When we think about domestic violence and abuse, we generally see women as the victim in a violent relationship.  In fact, according to the NCADV, 1 in 4 women are physically abused by an intimate partner in their lifetime. However, anyone can experience domestic violence or family violence. With COVID-19 continuing to rise and social…
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Does a Police Officer Have the Right to Search My Vehicle?

One of the most common questions that we hear in our office is, “Did that officer actually have the right to search my car?” Most likely, the answer is yes.  The most common reason police officers can search a vehicle without a warrant is that they have probable cause (“pc”). This includes what the officer…
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You Used a Prescription Drug— But Did You Use YOUR Prescription?

By Brooke Price According to the Health Policy Institute at Georgetown University, 66% of all adults in the US — more than 131 million people— use prescription drugs daily.  As mental health awareness increases in our cities, it is becoming the norm to see drugs like Adderall or Xanax in the medicine cabinet.  However, just…
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What You Need to Know if You Have Been Arrested

By Brooke Price  Do not represent yourself.  No matter what you have been arrested for and charged with, your first step should be to seek legal counsel. Hiring an attorney that you trust can help you know your rights, understand the possible outcomes, and mitigate the possible consequences as much as possible.  Attorney’s fees are…
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