Gale Law Group
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Corpus Christi, TX 78401

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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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January 22, 2021

Defendant Rights in the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure

If you have been charged with a crime, you have the right to a “speedy public trial by an impartial jury.” You also have the right to know “the nature and cause of the accusations” and to have a written copy of the charges.

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Lady Justice
December 15, 2020

How to Get Through Your Criminal Probation

If you have been convicted of a crime, you may have to serve time in prison and pay a series of fines. But, after you have served your prison sentence, you will most likely have to go through a probation program before it’s considered “fully served.” To go through this process, you will have to […]

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November 20, 2020

Avoid a DWI This Holiday Season

During the holiday season, more people will be out eating, drinking, and being merry. So, the odds of getting arrested for a DWI are higher. Alcohol-related driving fatalities are more common from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day, which is one of the most disturbing statistics.

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October 18, 2020

Punishments for Possession and Trafficking of Marijuana

The laws for marijuana use have changed at a rapid pace in the United States, especially in recent years. This has left people confused about what is and isn’t legal in different parts of the country.

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Marijuana cultivation
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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