They say everything is bigger in Texas, and speed limits are no exception. In fact, the fastest freeway in America — with a speed limit set at 85mph — is on a state highway between Austin and San Antonio. Under state law, the maximum speed on Texas roadways is generally 70 mph, but the Texas … Read moreCan You Be Arrested for Speeding in Texas?
Tampering with Evidence in Texas If you’ve been following the news lately, you may have seen that former USA Gymnastics president Steve Penny was indicted for tampering with evidence in Texas stemming from allegations he ordered the removal of documents from a training center during an investigation. And last month, a Tarrant County man was … Read moreTampering with Evidence | Fort Worth Criminal Defense
FBI agents forced a suspect to unlock their Apple iPhone using their face. While forcing you to provide an image of your face is akin to forcing you to provide a fingerprint, the end result is that law enforcement has an easy way to get into Apple devices. There is still something you can do … Read moreHow to Keep the Police Out of Your iPhone | Police and Face ID
The Castle Doctrine in Texas A video going viral today shows an Abilene man getting shot and killed after an argument with his neighbors over where to dump trash. The neighbors, a father and son, have been charged with murder. The two-minute video is full of misconceptions about the law surrounding gun rights and standing … Read moreCastle Doctrine in Texas | Castle Doctrine | Castle Law in Texas
Is CBD Oil Legal in Texas? CBD Oil is legal by prescription in Texas to treat seizures caused by intractable epilepsy. CBD Oil has not been legalized in Texas recreationally, for pain relief, anxiety, or depression. Although CBD Oils can be legally prescribed in Texas for limited purposes, federal law does not allow doctors to … Read moreIs CBD Oil Legal in Texas? | CBD Oil Prescriptions in Texas
As college students settle into the new sememster, jail is probably the last thing on their minds. But unfortunately, students are arrested every day for various offenses that could land them behind bars and subject them to hefty fines. Here are the top five college student crimes and what you should do if you do … Read moreCollege Student Crimes: How to Avoid a Criminal Conviction in College
Go to any college town in Texas, and there’s a high likelihood many students will have a fake ID tucked in their purse or pocket. In fact, it may be the one thing they never leave home without. While a fake ID may be an underclassman’s most prized possession, it comes with big risks. Not … Read moreUsing a Fake ID in Texas: A Look at the Criminal Consequences
For many years, bonds in Tarrant County were set by municipal magistrates throughout the county. This meant individuals in different cities could receive vastly different bond amounts based on where they were arrested and which magistrate was on duty at the time. The process had its advantages – bonds were set quickly, and the bond amounts could be addressed again by a … Read moreTarrant County Magistration | Arraignment | How Long to Make Bond?