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Criminal defense in Austin Texas.

Austin, Travis County: Assault Family Violence

| May 23, 2017

Assault-Family Violence is one of the most common criminal cases in Travis County. In the last 3+ years there have been 7486 such cases. Out of those, nearly half – 3551 – have been dismissed. Another 1621 are still pending. 961 are shown as “Final Dispositions” – probation or jail time. Those three categories – […]

Driving While Intoxicated: Travis County

| May 22, 2017

DWI is the single most common offense in Travis County. There were 12,190 of them, over the past 3+ years. The great bulk of DWI’s were within four categories: “Active”, “Final Disposition”, “Dismissed” and “Probation”. Those four categories accounted for 96% of the cases. “Active” is pending cases. Final Disposition is people who got jail […]

Criminal History

| May 22, 2017

People often ask: “Will this be on my record?” Unfortunately, there’s no easy answer to that question. The reason there’s no simple answer is that there’s no single database that contains all the information. Instead, information is scattered all over the place. In Austin, for example, APD keeps information about arrests. TCSO – the Travis […]