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Criminal defense in Austin Texas.

Deferred Adjudication

| October 11, 2008

Deferred adjudication has got a bad reputation in Texas – perhaps for good reason.  People plea bargain for deferred adjudication because they believe it won’t go on their record. Unfortunately, nothing could be further from the truth.  The criminal justice system makes a record every time a person gets arrested, and will go making records […]

Assault Family Violence

| October 11, 2008

Assault Family Violence is a crime that’s gotten a lot of attention from the media.  And, unfortunately, the law enforcement and legislative response hasn’t always been what it should be.  Often, the incident that sparks an arrest is not what most people would consider  an “assault”, but is an argument that leads to pushing or […]