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?
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
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
The Texas police have no obligation to inform you there is a warrant out for your arrest. If you suspect there might be a warrant out for your arrest, you should take steps to confirm whether this is true. If there is a warrant out for your arrest in Texas, the police can arrest you without … [Read more...] about Do I Have a Warrant Out for My Arrest in Texas?
Realizing that you are the subject of a police investigation is a scary and overwhelming experience. The first and more important thing to do is reach out to a local Sugar Land criminal defense attorney. An attorney can help protect you throughout the process. Below is some further information about … [Read more...] about I am Being Investigated by the Police in Sugar Land?
Since 1923, Texas has used motor fuel taxes to maintain state infrastructure and public schools. Today, Texas imposes a 20-cent tax per gallon of gasoline and diesel fuel. According to the Texas Comptroller Office, in 2018, motor fuel taxes brought in $3.7 billion, nearly 6.6 percent of all state … [Read more...] about Motor Fuel Tax Criminal Defense Lawyer
Finding out that there is a warrant out for your arrest can be a very frightening experience. Adding to the stress is confusion about what happens next and how warrants work. It is important to realize that you do not need to go through this experience on your own. The best course of action is to … [Read more...] about What Do I Do If An Arrest Warrant Issued Against Me?
Billions of dollars are laundered through financial institutions every single year. The Bank Secrecy Act requires that Texas financial institutions take responsibility and flag activity that appears suspicious. Regulators can impose stiff monetary penalties on banks and other financial institutions … [Read more...] about Financial Industry “Red Flags” for Detecting Money Laundering Activity in Texas
Several new Texas gun laws went into effect in September 2019. The laws were designed to ease gun restrictions, and all Sugar Land residents should be aware of the changes. Below is a rundown of the nine new gun laws. Defense to Trespass Laws It is against Texas law to bring your … [Read more...] about Recent Gun Law Changes Sugar Land, TX Residents Should Know About