Blog Posts in December, 2016

  • What Shows Up On a Criminal Background Check?

    You would be hard-pressed to find a job application these days that does not mention the potential-employer’s decision to conduct a criminal background check prior to your hiring. Whether you want to be a part-time cashier or a company executive, employers need to know if you could become a liability due to criminal inclinations of the past; this is especially true for assault and theft ...
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  • How Assault Charges Become Aggravated Assault Charges

    Texas law considers simple assault any action that attempts to physically harm another person, or actually does so. While this is a serious criminal charge that can lead to extensive jail time, high fines paid to the state, and restitution paid to the victim, matters for the accused will be even worse if they are charged with aggravated assault . How does this escalation occur? There are two ...
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