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October 15, 2021

Corpus Christi is Ranked 43rd in America for Violent Crimes

If you’re a resident of Corpus Christi, you have a 1 in 115 chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime. This is in a city with a population of over 326,000 people.

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September 20, 2021

Repeat Offender Sentencing Laws in Texas

If you had at least two previous felony charges and committed a third offense, you could be considered a habitual offender.

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August 15, 2021

How to Defend Against a DWI in Corpus Christi

While a Texas DWI is considered a criminal offense, it’s a specific area that requires a more specialized understanding of the laws, the tests being used as evidence, the practices and policies of law enforcement with regard to collecting this evidence, as well as the court system.

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DWI Defense
July 15, 2021

Less Marijuana Penalties in Corpus Christi

Any substance with a concentration of THC that’s below 0.3% is considered legal, but Texas crime labs don’t have the equipment needed to determine the actual amount of THC.

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Marijuana Laws
June 25, 2021

Cocaine Laws in Texas

The term “possession” refers to the “actual care, custody, control, or management” of a substance. To be guilty of possession, you must intentionally or knowingly have cocaine on your person.

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May 15, 2021

What is a Deferred Adjudication and How Could it Help You?

A deferred adjudication doesn’t disappear if you complete it successfully. You will have to file a petition for non-disclosure so the record can be sealed, and not all offenses are eligible.

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Deferred Adjudication
April 22, 2021

How Will A Felony Conviction Affect My Life?

A felony conviction in Texas is a serious thing that can have lifelong consequences. Not only can it have a lasting impact on your life, but it can also lead to the loss of basic civil rights.

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March 25, 2021

Criminal Prosecution Sentencing Guidelines in Texas

Sentencing guidelines in Texas, are standards that have been put in place so rational and consistent sentencing practices in a particular jurisdiction can be established.

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February 12, 2021

DWI Arrests in Corpus Christi

DWI arrests are still taking place in Corpus Christi. People are still going to jail for driving under the influence of alcohol, and it doesn’t seem to be slowing down. 2016 was a record year in terms of DWI arrests in the Coastal Bend. The police arrested 1,428 people for drunk driving in that year. […]

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