The Texas Penal Code includes many different types of crimes. However, some crimes are more heavily prosecuted than others. Fort Bend County, situated in the southeastern part of the state of Texas is home to a range of communities, from bustling cities to quiet neighborhoods including Sugar Land, … [Read more...] about Common Crimes in Fort Bend County
Drug cultivation refers to growing or harvesting plants that are classified as controlled substances under Texas Law. Most commonly, individuals are arrested for cultivating marijuana plants. It is always a crime to grow or harvest marijuana in Texas, regardless of the purpose. It does not matter if … [Read more...] about What is Drug Cultivation Under Texas Law?
Gun laws regarding ownership and possession may be relaxing in Texas, but make no mistake, gun-related violent crimes are still severely punished. Gun-related violent crimes are punished as felonies in Texas. A conviction is life-altering and will likely result in a prison sentence and substantial … [Read more...] about Gun-Related Crimes in Texas Are Felonies
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