One of the first questions clients ask after being accused of a DUI is “Will I lose my job?” In Texas, the answer is “it depends.” It is possible to be fired for a DUI/DWI arrest or conviction in Sugar Land, Texas. At-Will Employment in Texas Texas is an at-will employment state. This means that … [Read more...] about Can I Be Fired for Being Accused of a DUI?
If you were charged with reckless driving in Texas, it is critical reaching out to an experienced criminal defense attorney as soon as possible. The consequences of a reckless driving conviction are serious, and it is important to fight back against the charges aggressively. What is Reckless … [Read more...] about Defense Against Reckless and/or Aggressive Driving Charges
In Texas, driving is considered a privilege, not a right. Under the state’s implied consent laws, you consent to take a blood or breath DUI test if a police officer has probable cause that you operated a vehicle while intoxicated. The arresting officer has the discretion to decide whether a breath … [Read more...] about Breath Test Versus Blood Test in DUI Cases
Witness testimony is often an essential piece of evidence in assault cases. This is especially true when the witness is the victim of the alleged offense. A witness who refuses to testify in a Fort Bend County assault case can significantly impact the outcome. Can A Witnessed Be Forced to Testify … [Read more...] about What if a Witness Refuses to Testify in My Assault Case?
If you are facing intoxication manslaughter charges, you are probably overwhelmed and scared about the potential of a conviction changing your entire life. It is critical to reaching out to a local criminal defense attorney as soon as possible. A qualified Sugar Land defense attorney will argue for … [Read more...] about Possibility of Probation in Intoxication Manslaughter
Defending yourself against child abuse allegations can be overwhelming and stressful. The moment that you become aware that you are under investigation, you should reach out to an experienced Sugar Land criminal defense attorney to protect your rights. Being convicted of child abuse in Texas has … [Read more...] about Accusation of Child Abuse Defense
In Texas, you are required to have a license to carry a handgun away from your property. However, even with a license to carry (“LTC”), there are some places in Texas where it is illegal to carry a firearm. Where are Firearms Prohibited in Texas? There are six locations under Texas’ Places Weapons … [Read more...] about Where are Texas Firearms are Prohibited
Most people associate DWIs with alcohol and illegal drugs. You may be surprised to find out that you can be also be arrested for a DWI if you are under the influence of prescription drugs. In Sugar Land, you can be convicted of a DWI if you operate a motor vehicle while under the influence of ANY … [Read more...] about Can You be Charged with a DWI from Prescription Drugs in Sugar Land?
On June 15, 2020, Fort Bend County launched the $22 million Fort Bend County Small Business Emergency Assistance Grant Program to help vulnerable businesses get through the COVID-19 pandemic. The program provides grants up to $10,000 to cover local businesses’ most immediate financial needs. The … [Read more...] about CARES ACT: Small Business Grants and Allegations of Misappropriations of Funds
Fort Bend County launched the Childcare Provider Assistance Program to support and help stabilize Licensed Child Care Providers and Fort Bend families facing financial instability caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The program is funded through the federal CARES Act. Eligible Licensed Child Care … [Read more...] about CARES ACT: Childcare Misuse of Funds Allegations