Five of the Best DUI/DWI Legal Defenses in Texas
Military bases and local law enforcement agencies are ramping up their campaigns to prevent DWIs during the holiday season. According to Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), holiday seasons, including Thanksgiving weekend, are the most dangerous times to drive due to fatalities caused by DWIs. During the 2019 holiday season, MADD reports that 1,068 people died due to drunk driving-related accidents, which accounted for 29% of all of the traffic fatalities during the holidays. Black...
The Difference Between Misdemeanor and Felony Theft Charges in Texas
Theft is one of the most commonly prosecuted types of crimes in Fort Worth. All sex crimes involve one person taking another person's property without their consent. There are many different types of theft crimes, and they range in seriousness. Some misdemeanor theft crimes carry the penalty of a fine up to $500. More serious theft crimes are considered felonies and carry penalties involving lengthy prison sentences and hefty fines. Felony vs. Misdemeanor Theft Crime Charges If you have...
The Difference Between Felony and Misdemeanor White-Collar Crimes in Texas
The term ‘white-collar crime’ came about in the late 1930s, referring to the white-collared shirts that most professionals wore at the time. White-collar crime is synonymous with many different types of fraud committed in business or government workplaces. We often see high-profile white-collar crime cases in the news, like when Martha Stewart was convicted for insider trading or when Bernie Madoff was convicted for his Ponzi scheme. However, white-collar crime can occur at any level of a...
Is a DWI or DUI Worse in Texas?
If you have been charged with a DUI or DWI, you may be wondering which type of charge is worse in Texas. Whether a DWI or DUI is worse depends on the state in which you live. Every state has unique laws related to drunk driving. Texas recognizes DWIs and DUIs as separate criminal offenses with unique elements. While it is often easier for prosecutors to prove DUI charges, the penalties for DWI charges are more severe. Only Minors Can be Charged With DUIs in Texas In Texas, only minors can...
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