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Steps to Take Following a Dog Bite in Austin

Steps to Take Following a Dog Bite in Austin

While it’s known that Austin is a community full of dog-havers and dog-lovers, dogs are still animals, and with that, can still be dangerous depending on the circumstance and the dog. If you’re bitten by a dog, the bite should be taken extremely seriously. In fact,...
What Can Happen if You Are Caught with Drugs at a Festival

What Can Happen if You Are Caught with Drugs at a Festival

With one of the year’s biggest music festivals happening in the next couple weeks right here in Austin, it’s important to brush up on your knowledge of the law, and how to avoid any sort of sticky situation when you’re just trying to have fun. These big festivals,...
What is the Difference Between an Infraction, Misdemeanor and Felony?

What is the Difference Between an Infraction, Misdemeanor and Felony?

Infractions, misdemeanors, felonies; what do all of these terms mean in court, or when applied to your criminal conviction? If you’re unfamiliar with the legal system or courts in the United States, these words may sound frightening or overwhelming, but the first step...
What is a Texas Order of Nondisclosure?

What is a Texas Order of Nondisclosure?

When you’re convicted of a crime, there will be consequences, and they could potentially follow you for a majority of your lifetime. As a result, you can experience difficulties with things like getting a job or keeping your driver’s license, and being convicted of a...
Legalization of Hemp in Texas Causes Confusion

Legalization of Hemp in Texas Causes Confusion

If you live in the state of Texas, it’s very likely you’ve come across a news article or headline declaring hemp in Texas and hemp-derived products legal after Governor Greg Abbott signed House Bill 1325. So, what exactly is hemp? Is it different from marijuana? Does...
Governor Greg Abbott Shares Opposition to Austin Homeless Ordinance

Governor Greg Abbott Shares Opposition to Austin Homeless Ordinance

Following the Austin City Council approving changes to the city’s ordinances involving homeless camping and “no sit, no lie” ordinances, Texas Governor Greg Abbott has officially shared his opposition to the changes in the form of a warning to city leaders....