Category Archives: Criminal Defense

Is clearing my criminal record an option? P.2

In our last post, we began discussing how many individuals who have experienced temporary lapses in judgment or who were simply in the wrong place at the wrong time may see many aspects of their everyday lives limited thanks to a permanent criminal record. We also discussed, however, how certain individuals in this unfortunate situation […]

Is clearing my criminal record an option?

While all of us have experienced momentary lapses in judgment that cause us to take actions that we will later question, these actions are typically embarrassing at worst. However, for some people, these actions are more than just cringe-worthy, they are actually criminal in nature, resulting in an arrest, formal charges being filed and possibly […]

What happens to your driver’s license after a DWI arrest?

Getting arrested for a DWI can be an overwhelming experience. Whatever the circumstances that led you to get pulled over; you certainly did not intend to harm others or yourself. What happens now? Will you lose your driver’s license? What kind of criminal charges could you face? Will you need to install an ignition interlock […]

Why you need to take marijuana charges seriously

Laws regarding marijuana usage and possession are in a state of flux throughout the US. As many states loosen up their laws, it can be easy to slip into the mindset that if it is okay somewhere else, it is okay here too. Marijuana is still illegal in Texas and penalties are strict. Even a […]

Can I refuse breath and blood testing during a DWI stop?

Many Texas residents will be celebrating Independence Day this weekend with adult beverages, and if you are one of them, you need to know your rights if you happen to be pulled over and suspected of drunk driving. Refusing a breathalyzer or blood test in Texas Generally speaking, you can refuse to take a breathalyzer […]

Some general information about the crime of assault in Texas

Perhaps you or a person you know are facing assault charges. One of the first things you will want to do is familiarize yourself with the elements of the crime of assault. The prosecutor must prove beyond a reasonable doubt that a defendant committed all of the elements of assault before a defendant can be […]

Star quarterback indicted for domestic assault

Being charged with criminal acts in Texas can result in serious penalties and long-term consequences. Regardless of the particular situation, one of the most important things the accused can do is stage a robust criminal defense to have the charges dropped, gain an acquittal or come to a plea agreement. For that, legal help is […]

Are San Antonio prosecutors passing on filing mail theft charges?

“Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.” That saying is famously used to describe postal workers and their delivery duties. Here in San Antonio, there is very little worry about snow, but mail carriers certainly have to contend with heat and […]

Basic answers to common questions about an arrest

The average person in San Antonio doesn’t have any significant experience with the criminal justice system. A lot of people might be able to look back and identify times when maybe they received a traffic ticket that perhaps required making a court appearance. Such situations, as serious as they may seem to be, are a […]