If you face criminal charges, you should seek the assistance of a Texas criminal defense attorney as soon as possible to analyze the facts of your case and assist you in formulating a defense.
Court of Criminal Appeals of Texas Rules Failure to Object Does Not Constitute Consent to A Mistrial
The United States and Texas Constitutions both afford protection against double jeopardy, which means a person cannot be tried more than once for the same crime.
Court of Criminal Appeals of Texas Holds Improper Jury Instructions Does Not Require an Automatic Reversal of A Conviction
In a Texas criminal trial, a jury deliberating on a suspect’s guilt is given instructions as to the elements of the crime the suspect is charged with, and advised they must find each element is satisfied to find the suspect guilty.
Texas Supreme Court Holds Wife Waived Rights to Payment Provided for In Pre-Marital Agreement by Seeking Rescission of The Agreement
As with any contract, parties drafting a pre-marital agreement prior to getting married should take the utmost care to ensure they fully understand the terms of the agreement and how their conduct can affect their right to recover under the agreement.
Court of Criminal Appeals of Texas Declines to Rule on Whether Prosecution Bears Burden of Proving Evidence Was Legally Obtained
Under Texas law, a party seeking to introduce evidence at a trial must comply with statutory requirements. Texas criminal defense attorneys frequently object to the admission of evidence that was obtained illegally, and are able to prevent such evidence from being used against their client.
It doesn’t matter where you are driving at rush hour, there’s a good chance you’ll find yourself in quite a bit of traffic.
Some people in Texas may have avoided executing a will not because they don’t want to think about their ultimate demise, but because they simply don’t think it’s necessary.
When Texas residents suffer from a medical condition, they may be prescribed a medication to help them cope with their symptoms. While some prescription drugs are only beneficial to those patients who receive them for their medical needs, other prescriptions can be desirable to others who do not have prescriptions for them.
This post will discuss some of the punishments that can attach to marijuana convictions in Texas, but as with all of the posts offered on this blog, readers are reminded that its contents offer no legal advice.