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Criminal defense in Austin Texas.

Penal Code 25.11 “Continuous Violence Against The Family”

| February 28, 2011

Sec. 25.11. CONTINUOUS VIOLENCE AGAINST THE FAMILY. (a) A person commits an offense if, during a period that is 12 months or less in duration, the person two or more times engages in conduct that constitutes an offense under Section 22.01(a)(1) against another person or persons whose relationship to or association with the defendant is […]

Apples and Oranges – The Bar Says It’s Time To Learn About The “Billable Hour”

| February 16, 2011

There are two models when it comes to charging and collecting legal fees. There’s a civil model, in which the lawyer sits at a desk and keeps careful notes of the time he spends on a case: the phone calls and faxes, the traveling here and there, the interrogatories and depositions, and all the mountains […]