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Ed Oliver – DWI & Unlawfully Carrying a Weapon in Texas

I frequently represent clients charged with Driving While Intoxicated and Unlawfully Carrying a Weapon out of the same incident. Usually my client is unclear on why exactly he was charged with having a handgun in the car when he’s not a convicted felon and didn’t actually pull out the gun at any time. It may [...]

The Texas Burglary and Criminal Trespass Laws

There are several laws in Texas that deal with burglary and criminal trespass. These crimes are similar but each has different elements that distinguish them. Burglary is the more serious offense. Call (281) 720-8551 to speak to an attorney. Burglary - Texas To be convicted of burglary in Texas, the prosecution must prove beyond a [...]

By |2019-10-24T21:51:51+00:00July 14th, 2018|Offenses Against Property|Comments Off on The Texas Burglary and Criminal Trespass Laws

Unlawful Carrying of a Weapon

In 2015, the Texas legislature passed open carry legislation that allows those with the proper license to open carry handguns in a shoulder or belt holster. But the law’s passage does not mean a citizen cannot be charged with unlawfully carrying a weapon (UCW). An offender accused of this crime can still face charges for [...]

By |2019-10-24T21:51:02+00:00July 13th, 2018|Weapons|Comments Off on Unlawful Carrying of a Weapon

Murder vs. Capital Murder

Murder and capital murder are both criminal offenses where the defendant has killed someone. They differ in the circumstances of the crime and the resulting punishment. Call (281) 720-8551 to speak to an attorney. Murder in Texas ​​Murder, for example, in Texas, is when someone unlawfully kills another person with the intent and knowledge to [...]

By |2019-10-24T21:56:03+00:00July 12th, 2018|Homicide|Comments Off on Murder vs. Capital Murder

Texas Stalking Laws

Stalking is a major problem in Texas. Many people have experienced the annoyance of being watched or followed by another person. For example, a former boyfriend may call you repeatedly, or a co-worker may ask you personal questions constantly on the job. These behaviors are annoying but are not usually against the law. If you [...]

By |2019-10-24T21:52:33+00:00July 11th, 2018|Disorderly Conduct|Comments Off on Texas Stalking Laws

Robbery vs Aggravated Robbery in Texas + Sentencing – Defense Attorney

The State of Texas doesn’t take too kindly to robberies.  Robberies and armed robberies are criminal violations of the State law.  Call our Fort Bend County Criminal Lawyer if you have been charged with robbery (281) 720-8551. We have offices in Sugar Land and the Greater Houston area. Elements of Roberry Larceny vs. Robbery The [...]

By |2019-10-24T21:54:46+00:00July 10th, 2018|Offenses Against Property|Comments Off on Robbery vs Aggravated Robbery in Texas + Sentencing – Defense Attorney

Vehicular Manslaughter Texas – Criminal Attorney

For someone who has gotten into an accident that results in someone’s death, navigating the law may be tricky.  Many states have a separation between the terms Voluntary Manslaughter and Involuntary Manslaughter.  Texas is not one of these states. Conviction in Texas The state of Texas refers to manslaughter as a single charge with certain [...]

By |2019-10-24T21:50:02+00:00July 9th, 2018|Homicide|Comments Off on Vehicular Manslaughter Texas – Criminal Attorney

Public Intoxication Texas – Dismissal

Have you been charged with public intoxication in Texas? Then you probably want to know how serious this charge is. Below is more information about a public intoxication charge. Call (281) 720-8551 to speak to Houston, Texas or Fort Bend County DWI Lawyer. Public Intoxication Punishment - 21 or Older You have committed the [...]

By |2018-07-08T21:28:26+00:00July 8th, 2018|Alcoholic Beverage Offenses|Comments Off on Public Intoxication Texas – Dismissal

Texas Arson Laws – Definition, Penalties, Defense Attorney

Arson laws in Texas are written broadly. Many people believe arson merely refers to setting a building or home on fire on purpose. But an arson offense can be committed with other acts, too. Call (281) 720-8551 to speak to a Sugar Land criminal lawyer with offices in Harris County, TX and Fort Bend County. [...]

By |2019-10-24T21:53:16+00:00July 8th, 2018|Offenses Against Property|Comments Off on Texas Arson Laws – Definition, Penalties, Defense Attorney

Online Solicitation of a Minor in Texas

The Internet can connect people in ways that was never thought to be possible before.  Both adults and minors need to be wary of whom they are connected with and what kind of conduct is appropriate for the person they are engaging with. A conversation can seem light hearted and playful but it can have [...]

By |2019-10-24T21:55:23+00:00July 8th, 2018|Cyber Crime|Comments Off on Online Solicitation of a Minor in Texas