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The City Jail Bail Bond Process Explained

 

Getting arrested and taken to city jail is one of the most harrowing, traumatic times in a person’s life. But the key thing to remember is not to panic. Getting arrested doesn’t have to mean you have to stay in jail indefinitely; on the contrary, if you act quickly and […]


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Getting Charged With Possession of Controlled Substances And What It Means For You

 

Being in possession of controlled substances (the legal term for drugs) can land you in some very serious trouble indeed. Texas especially is known for having some of the harshest drug possession laws in the land. Under the Texas Controlled Substances Act, a conviction or an arrest for a possession […]


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Assault & Family Violence Charges: What To Do If You’ve Been Arrested

 Don't Stay In Jail If You Don't Have To

Family violence, also known as domestic violence, is a serious offense in the state of Texas. Three common types of domestic violence include domestic assault, aggravated domestic assault, and continuous violence. A domestic violence act may or may not involve merely physical contact; in some cases, verbal threats can constitute […]


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What A DWI Arrest Means For You And Your Loved Ones

 

DWI stands for “driving while intoxicated,” often confused with DUIs, “driving under the influence.” Both are similar with the difference being age: A DUI applies only to minors under the age of 21, while a DWI is anyone 21 years old and older. A DWI is a Class B misdemeanor, […]


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Getting Bail for a Felony Crime-Are You Still Eligible?

 

When someone hears they have been charged with a felony crime, a lot of questions and scenarios go through their mind. Often times things such as prison time, fines, and a permanent record are some of the first things people think about. Something that should be considered is bail. When […]


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Reasons For Getting Denied Bail

 

Getting arrested can be a horrifying experience for anyone. However, getting denied the ability to post bail can be even more so. The thought of having to stay in jail until your court date can be a rough experience at best. Being denied bail does not always happen, however, there […]


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Crime Classifications

 

When it comes to understanding the law and how everything is broken down, you will notice that there are classifications for everything. There are categories, subcategories, and so on and so forth. Classifying crime is no different. Each crime, such as murder, robbery, destruction of property, assault, etc., can be […]


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Early Voting & Voter Registration in Harris County

 

It’s election season in Texas, so it’s time to exercise our 15th Amendment right and vote! This year, Harris County will be participating in a gubernatorial (governor) election and the selection of several judges and court justices. These officials shape Texas law and criminal rights, so make sure your voice […]


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