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How do I know if there is a warrant for my arrest?

How do I know if there is a warrant for my arrest? Usually, people will know there's a warrant for their arrest because they will receive letters in the mail from bail bonding companies. At this point, it is important to call an attorney immediately, talk about what's going on, and then contact the bonding company. You and your attorney will give them information on what they need to do next. Sometimes there's a criminal investigation in progress… Read more

What should I do if I am contacted by the police?

What should I do if I am contacted by the police? You should respectfully tell the police that you would like to speak with an attorney before you talk with them. After that, contact an attorney as soon as possible. If you don’t, the consequences can be extremely serious and saying something wrong can result in a lot of trouble. Oftentimes when an officer is making a phone call to someone about a situation, the officer already thinks this officer… Read more

Battle Over Harris County Bail System

Battle Over Harris County Bail System In April 2016, the Houston Press reported that a 46-year-old man booked on a misdemeanor theft charge and accused of stealing a guitar was beaten to death in a holding cell after being in jail for less than 48 hours. The man was denied a personal bond and could not afford his $3,000 bail.  Roughly one year later, Chief U.S. District Judge Lee H. Rosenthal of the Southern District of Texas authored… Read more

Harris County Abandons Faulty Roadside Drug Tests

Harris County Abandons Faulty Roadside Drug Tests On December 8, 2016, the Harris County Sheriff's Office issued a press release announcing that District 5 Patrol deputies were credited with arresting and charging a 24-year-old Cypress man and seizing nearly a half a pound of methamphetamine when a bag was found with small clear, blue and gold colored “nuggets” that tested positive in field tests for methamphetamine. "This is another example how a… Read more

State Agency Already Investigating More Than 150 Improper Student-Teacher Relationships

State Agency Already Investigating More Than 150 Improper Student-Teacher Relationships After the Texas Education Agency (TEA) opened a record 222 investigations into inappropriate student-teacher relationships during the 2015-16 fiscal year, the San Antonio Express-News reported on April 17 that the TEA has already opened 159 cases so far in the 2016-17 school year. The Austin American-Statesman found a total of 893 cases were opened from 2011 to 2016.  The number of investigations… Read more

Houston DWI Attorney Explains Your Rights During a DWI Stop

Houston DWI Attorney Explains Your Rights During a DWI Stop According to a Texas news outlet, a Bexar County teenager was arrested and charged with DWI and felony evading arrest following a 2014 traffic stop. According to reports, the teen was pulled over, asked to exit her vehicle, and was immediately handcuffed. While handcuff the teen was subjected to several field sobriety tests. Additionally, she was denied a breathalyzer test, a test which screens for… Read more
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