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January 15, 2022

What Are Your Rights if You’re Arrested in Texas?

Depending on what the officer does or doesn’t do, your rights may have been violated.

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January 3, 2022

New evidence prompts DA to dismiss charges against man accused in 2020 murder

Naranjo’s attorney Chris Gale said that while his client believed the jury was going to find him not guilty, he’s glad the State did the right thing.

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December 15, 2021

What is the Difference Between Civil and Criminal Law?

Laws can be classified in a number of different ways, and one of the broader classifications divides them into two basic groups: civil and criminal.

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November 12, 2021

Defending Murder Cases

Any death that is the result of negligence or the actions of someone else (regardless of whether another crime was reported) may be tried in court as murder or homicide.

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November 1, 2021

Former city employee files civil lawsuit over unpaid benefits of around $15,000

The lawsuit states Rudy Bentancourt had around 528 hours of unused sick time saved up. He had planned to cash out this allocated time when he retired.

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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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