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The role affirmative defenses play in a criminal defense strategy

Knowing how to defend against criminal charges is exceptionally important for accused individuals to be familiar with. There are different criminal defense options that accused individuals should be aware of if they find themselves facing criminal charges and accusations that can impact them for a lifetime.

What are the penalties for a DWI in Texas?

The penalties and consequences for DWI charges are significant which is why they require a thoughtful criminal defense approach. Accused individuals should ensure they fully understand the charges they are facing, their criminal defense rights and the possible criminal defense options that may be able to help them.

How is domestic violence defined?

Domestic violence charges are criminal charges that should not be taken lightly. Because domestic violence charges are serious, and domestic violence is a serious concern in communities and families, it is helpful for individuals and families impacted by domestic violence to know what it is and what it includes.

When can I be charged with a drug offense?

Because of the seriousness of drug charges, it is essential for accused individuals to carefully consider the criminal defense options available to them. Whenever an accused individual finds themselves facing drug charges, it is important for them to first understand the charges they are facing. Knowing the answers to those questions can help them prepare their criminal defense representation.

Making the decision to accept a plea bargain

A majority of criminal cases are resolved through the plea bargaining process which is a common part of the criminal justice system that accused individuals should be familiar with. Whether the accused individual is facing drug charges or other serious criminal charges, it is essential for accused individuals to be familiar with the plea bargaining process.

Texas man facing drug charges after anonymous tip

Help is available to individuals facing drug charges in Texas. In a Texas community northwest of the Edinburg area a man was recently arrested on drug charges based on an anonymous tip. According to authorities, they received an anonymous tip about an alleged drug dealer. The anonymous tip led to the arrest of a 30-year old man for allegedly selling drugs out of an apartment. Authorities searched the man's home and allegedly found 21 baggies containing cocaine in the man's vehicle.

Legal help for victims of distracted driving

Unfortunately, the fact is that one in five car accidents involves driver distraction. The use of a cell phone while driving creates an increased risk of a car accident which is why it is important for drivers to understand what distracted driving includes and that it leads to car accidents.

The importance of knowing how to defend against a DWI charge

Drunk driving charges can result in lasting consequences for accused individuals and also commonly carry significant penalties including jail time, fines and loss of driving privileges. The long-term consequences of DWI charges can also mean a criminal record and can impact the accused individual's personal and professional lives for some time to come after the charges they are facing.

Drug distribution charges carry stiff penalties

To protect the freedom and future of the accused individual, drug charges need a strong criminal defense. A strong criminal defense strategy can help the accused individual handle the charges, and potential penalties and consequences, they are facing whether they are facing drug charges related to possession or distribution. All drug charges are serious but drug distribution charges can carry particularly significant penalties and consequences for the accused individual.

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