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Community Supervision: An Alternative to Incarceration

Community Supervision: An Alternative to Incarceration

In the state of Texas, jail sentences are not always viewed as the best way to punish someone for committing a crime. In many such cases, Texas law allows offenders to receive an alternative to incarceration called community supervision, formerly referred to as...
First-Time Offender Programs in Texas

First-Time Offender Programs in Texas

Being charged with a crime is a scary and overwhelming event that might result in a devastating legal sentence; but you may be able to get a second chance to avoid some of the life-altering consequences and impacts of a conviction. First-time offender programs are...
Controlled Substances and the Texas Controlled Substance Act

Controlled Substances and the Texas Controlled Substance Act

Controlled Substances and the Texas Controlled Substance Act There are certain drugs that are classified as controlled substances. But why is one drug considered to be a controlled substance, while another is not? And how are controlled substances regarded according...
One for the Road: Open Container Laws in Texas

One for the Road: Open Container Laws in Texas

Impaired driving due to alcohol use has been a problem in the United States for years. Because so many injuries and fatalities occur due to people driving while intoxicated, the federal government has laws on the books that assign harsh penalties for the crime....
Jail Release in Travis County

Jail Release in Travis County

Get Someone Out of Jail NOW!!  512-359-3030 How Do I Find Someone in Jail? Travis County inmate search. Travis County inmate search. When someone is detained and arrested for a crime committed in Austin—or anywhere in Travis County—he or she is taken into custody and...