Gale Law Group
711 N Carancahua St Suite 514
Corpus Christi, TX 78401
361.808.4444

Criminal Defense


September 15, 2020

Crime Trends and Statistics in Corpus Christi from the Last Decade

In 2018, the Corpus Christi crime rate was 411 per 100,000, which was 1.5 times higher than that national average. This was also higher than 91.9% of U.S. cities and was an 8% increase compared to the previous year.

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crime statistics
August 11, 2020

Top 5 Crimes Committed in the State of Texas

The Texas Department of Public Safety provides crime reports and statistics for each year, which allows residents to keep up with the most common crimes. When people are aware of the most common crimes being committed in their state, they can take measures to protect themselves.

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July 15, 2020

How You Can Get an Early Termination of Your Probation in the State of Texas

If you have been charged with a crime in the State of Texas and took a probation, you might be able to get an early termination. But to qualify, you need to complete at least a third or two years of your probation (whichever is less).

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parole escape
June 15, 2020

How You Can Protect Yourself and Your Family from Drunk Drivers

You might think you’re helpless when it comes to protecting yourself and your family from the damage that a drunk driver can cause, but there are some things you can do to stay safer while you’re on the road.

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drunk driving
May 8, 2020

How You Can Get a Loved One Out of Jail

You never want to get that call. But if you do, your loved one may need your help. Bailing someone out of jail can be scary. If you have never done it before, you might even feel intimidated.

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April 12, 2020

How the Term “Aggravated” Can Affect Your Case and Level of Punishment in the State of Texas

The definition of an aggravated crime will vary from state to state, which is why many people wonder what it means when it’s used in the criminal justice system. Is there really a difference between a robbery and an aggravated robbery in Texas, and is one worse than the other?

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aggravated assault
March 15, 2020

Common Defenses for Texas Criminal Charges

In the United States, you’re considered innocent until you’re proven guilty. So, the burden of proof is on the prosecution — not you.

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justice
February 22, 2020

The Consequences of Consecutive DWI Convictions in the State of Texas

If you’re facing a DWI in Texas (whether it’s an arrest or a conviction), there are a number of things you have to consider. Will you have to spend time in jail?

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DWI consequences
January 24, 2020

Motivations and Triggers for Committing White-Collar Crimes

White-collar crimes can be committed for a few different reasons. They could be influenced by money, influence, or even power.

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white collar crime felon
December 16, 2019

Understanding Assault and Battery Charges in the State of Texas

Many states treat assault and battery as two separate crimes, while others treat them as the same charge. And the reason for this is because the two offenses are closely related. The term “assault” refers to any action that puts someone else under threat of bodily injury, while “battery” refers to any type of physical contact.

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assault and battery charges