Understanding Texas Drug Free Zones

Understanding Texas Drug Free Zones

The laws of the state of Texas, officially called the Texas Statutes, are passed by the Texas Legislature during biennial sessions. They are published in terms of codes which are classified according to various topics, including that of health and safety. The Texas...
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...
Dismissing Charges of Domestic Violence

Dismissing Charges of Domestic Violence

Getting Domestic Violence Charges Expunged. A vast majority of situations involving domestic violence often result in the police getting involved. Furthermore, while females are typically the main victims of this type of violence, it’s important to note that...
Austin Crime Levels Dropped Last Month

Austin Crime Levels Dropped Last Month

According to Hoodline, Austin crime levels dropped significantly in the month of April as opposed to March. Hoodline reports that the total number of incidents fell from 8,693 incidents in March to 7,856 incidents in April, nearly a 10 percent drop in over-all crime....
Texas Ban on Brass Knuckles and “Kitty Keychains” Could be Lifted

Texas Ban on Brass Knuckles and “Kitty Keychains” Could be Lifted

House Bill 446, filed by Representative Joe Moody, would change the current laws surrounding the possession of brass knuckles and self-defense key chains that are both currently prohibited by Texas law. According to the Dallas News, the previous Texas law bans “any...