Blog Posts in August, 2013

  • How are Juvenile Crimes Prosecuted in Fort Worth, TX?

    In the state of Texas, as in other states, juveniles are prosecuted differently than adults. As far as the court system is concerned, a juvenile is considered to be any minor between the ages of 10 and 16. Any person 17 years of age or older will be tried as an adult, and will face the penalties associated with the adult criminal justice system. When juveniles are charged with the commission of a ...
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  • Three Plausible Defenses Against Prostitution Charges

    When an individual deliberately engages in sexual acts for a fee, he or she is committing the crime of prostitution. Even the solicitation of sexual relations while in a public place for a fee, regardless of whether or not money actually changes hands, may be enough to warrant an arrest on charges of prostitution . If you have been arrested for prostitution, and it is your first offense, you will ...
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  • What Happens if I Fail to Register as a Sex Offender?

    According to the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA), all convicted sex offenders are required to register with local law enforcement in the city or community in which they are currently residing, or intend to reside. Law enforcement officers at both the state and local level are to maintain a sex offender registration database to help track sex offenders, monitor their ...
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  • What is the Difference Between DUI & DWI in Texas?

    Drunk driving is a very serious offense in the state of Texas. Any person who is pulled over under the suspicion that he or she has been driving drunk can expect to be subjected to several field sobriety tests, a breathalyzer test, blood tests and various other actions that law enforcement officers deem necessary to help determine if the driver has actually been driving while intoxicated (DWI) . ...
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