According to the Texas Department of State Health Services, hospital emergency departments in the state received and treated over 9.9 million total visits in 2020. These visits usually lead to more medical appointments and expensive medical bills for patients who weren’t expecting them and may not be able to afford them.
In Texas, an expunction can, in certain situations, remove entries from an adult criminal history record. An expunction, also known as an expungement, is similar to sealing records for minors but applies to an adult record.
In 2019, more than 805,879 crimes were committed in the state of Texas. That’s 2,779 crimes for every 100,000 people, and includes everything from petty theft to murder.
According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, in 2020, there were 782,974 total reported criminal offenses in the state. This total includes all the murder, rape, robbery, aggravated assault, burglary, larceny, and motor vehicle theft offenses reported by both police departments and sheriffs’ offices.
Talk about a blast from the past! A couple of days ago, I was blessed with a visit from an old friend, Robert Reed, Jr., the first client whom I ever defended in a jury trial.
The annual brawl between Texas A&M and Alabama takes place on the football field. Tempers have been known to get hot, and a player can be benched for the game for flagrantly roughing the kicker or passer, for unnecessary roughness, or for targeting. However, as long as the hits stay on the field and comply with the rules of the game, no one will go to jail.
Domestic violence charges are serious and, if convicted, the consequences can follow you for the rest of your life. If you have been charged with domestic violence, your first priority may be trying to figure out what happens next. With any kind of domestic battery charge, it is crucial to have an experienced and aggressive Texas criminal defense attorney on your side, and Rick Davis & Associates can help.
After failing a field sobriety test and ending up in jail, many Texas drivers might feel their best option is to accept a guilty plea and move on. After all, the police have “proof” that your blood alcohol content was above the legal limit, right? Wrong. You should always fight a DWI charge.
Even a first-time conviction can involve jail time, heavy fines, suspension of your license, mandatory alcohol education, and the installation of a device on all of your vehicles that prevents you from driving them if you’ve been drinking.
According to statistics from the Texas Department of Transportation, there were about 53 total crashes involving drivers under the influence of alcohol in Bryan, Texas in 2019. If convicted, the offender could be facing severe penalties, including hefty fines, a lengthy jail or prison sentence, drivers license revocation or suspension, and other life-altering ramifications.