Even billionaires can be caught in the net of widespread sex sting operation. New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft faces charges of soliciting prostitution in Florida after he was snared in a widespread sex trafficking crackdown by authorities there. Kraft, age 77, is among the hundreds of people named in arrest warrants as part of…
This statute has been repealed and essentially recodified by the Comprehensive Criminal Record Sealing Acts of 2013. There is no reason to try to ask for an expungement under this statute. Before you read this blog, you should read these two other blogs first IF you are looking to expunge a misdemeanor or a felony…
Houston sex crime defense lawyer shares the most common misconceptions about child abuse If you or someone you know faces a charge of child sex abuse — perhaps based on false allegations — then you should know about some of the most common myths, misconceptions and outright lies about child sex abuse. These myths could…
Several district attorneys in Texas have decided to not prosecute minor marijuana possession offenses in their respective jurisdictions. For instance, in Houston’s Harris County, if you are caught with four ounces or less of marijuana, you will have the drugs confiscated and you will have the option to take a drug class. That means you…
On Thursday April 25, 2019 the Texas House of Representatives will debate and vote on Representative Joe Moody’s HB63 relating to the civil and criminal penalties for possession of certain small amounts of marihuana. HB63 is a bill that would decriminalize under an ounce of marijuana reducing the penalty from a class B misdemeanor (punishable…
There are two groups of offenders who qualify for expungement under this Act: (1) those undergoing a current drug court program as the Court supervising such offenders can order expungement of the offenses to which the offender pleaded to in that particular court; and (2) those individuals, who in addition to the above, have other…
  Being arrested for DWI can be very confusing because not only do you have to worry about the criminal charge, but you must also be concerned about the license suspension from the Department of Public Safety.  When arrested for DWI, the officer will request a specimen of breath or blood by reading to you…
Drug trafficking, also known as distributing or delivering illicit drugs, is a serious crime. If you or a loved face charges in Texas, then should know the penalties. First, you should know that a drug trafficking crime is a violation of the Texas Controlled Substances Act. Drug trafficking laws are designed to fight drug dealers…
Sex crime accusations are on the rise in the digital age. With more and more people use online dating apps like Tinder, it’s never been easier to meet and become intimate with relative strangers. In the vast majority of cases, the intimacy is consensual, but sexual predators have been known to use Tinder and similar…
You would think that consensual sex between adults would be entirely lawful. However, that isn’t true everywhere in the United States There are many restrictions on sexual activity to protect and not offending the public. For instance, there are limitations on where you can engage in consensual sex acts. If you are caught having sex…