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Criminal Law Frequently Asked Questions

Drug Offenses
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Can I legally carry under an Ounce of Marijuana?
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Arrested for Marijuana Possession?
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Can I stay out of jail if I'm arrested with marijuana?
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What is the Punishment for Marijuana Possession?
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What are the Penalties for Selling Marijuana?
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Are there minimum sentences for Drug Possession?
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What if I'm charged with Drug Sales, but it was mine?
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Can I get rehab over jail?
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I am a repeat offender. Are punishments more severe?
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Can I be charged for having seeds or a Plant?
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Can I be arrested for giving away Marijuana? 
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What if my rights were violated by an illegal search?
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Why am I charged with Drug Sales when the drugs are only for me?
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Do you handle other Drug Possession Case?
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What is the punishment for marijuana?
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What is the punishment for growing pot?
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Can I give away prescription pills?
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What are some Drug Possession Defenses?
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Can I get a Marijuana Ticket Dismissed?
Theft & Fraud Offenses
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What is a Crime of Moral Turpitude?
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Can I Lose My Rights with a Theft Arrest?
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How can a Moral Turpitude Arrest or Conviction Affect me in the Future?
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What are the Punishments for Theft?
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What is Deferred Adjudication, and how does it differ from Deferred Disposition?
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How is the Value of Theft Figured Out?
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Can they Consolidate all my Thefts?
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Alcohol & Underage Drinking Offenses
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What is being Drunk in Public?
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Can I be arrested drinking at a bar?
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Does an Officer need to give me a breath test for Public Intoxication?
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Will I lose my Driver's License from a Public Intoxication Charge? 
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What if my passenger  has an Open Container?
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What is the Legal Limit for BAC when walking?
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Should I walk Home or Drive?
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Will an Arrest or Conviction  affect my Student Loans?
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What are the Underage Drinking Punishments, and What about the Alcohol Class?
DWI & Driving Offenses
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Is my Texas Driver's License suspended after a DWI or DUI? (License Suspension DWI)
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Where can I find information on my Surcharges from Texas DPS?
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How can I be eligible to get my Driver's License back?
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Walkthrough & Overview of a Typical Austin DWI Arrest
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What are some DWI Defenses?
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Common DWI Sobriety Field Tests
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How will my Driver's License be affected by a DWI?
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Listings of DWI Terms
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All you need to know about Breathalyzers
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BAC Levels & DWIs
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Texas DWI Statistics
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How to get an Occupational Temporary Driver's License
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More Common DWI FAQs
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Illegal Searches & Protecting Your Rights
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How to fight an illegal search?
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Do officers need a Warrant to Search me?
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What is Probable Cause?
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4th Amendment Search and Seizure Law Guide
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What are Warrants for?
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What is a Pat-Down or Frisk Search?
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Plain View Search
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Consent Search
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Search Incident to Arrest
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Search of bags or belongings
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Automobile (Car) Search
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Search of Home
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5th Amendment Miranda Rights Guide
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6th Amendment Guide
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What to Expect in Court (ArrestArraignmentTrialMotionsSentencing)
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Do I have the Right to a Lawyer?
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Basics of the Texas Criminal Justice System
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What happens on my 1st court date?
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What is the difference between a felony and misdemeanor?
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Can I have an old charge cleared or removed from my record? (Expungement)
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What if I'm arrested and I am under 18 years of age? (Juvenile Crimes)
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Who decides whether I'm charged with a crime? (Will I be Prosecuted?)
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What happens at my first court date? (Arraignment)
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How quickly can I or a loved one get out of jail? (Bail/Bond)
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Who punishes me if I am found guilty or take an offer? (Sentencing)
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Is it better to go to trial or look for an offer (Jury Trial v. Plea Barganing)
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I have a warrant for my arrest. What should I do? (Warrant for Arrest)
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What is Probable Cause?
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My case is not criminal. Can I still call you?
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What to do if I have a warrant?
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Do I have the Right to a Lawyer?
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Can I get out of Jail on Bail or Bond? (Answer is Yes; call us)
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Should I hire a Lawyer?
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If I hire a Lawyer, do I still need to go to Court?
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What is the difference between Deferred Adjudication and Deferred Disposition?
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Texas Criminal Law Overview (What to Expect in Court when charged with a Crime)
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Burdens of Proof: Reasonable Suspicion, Probable Cause and Beyond a Reasonable Doubt
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Fees
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How much do you charge?
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Do you offer discount legal fees?
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What are your Legal Fees?
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Do you offer Payment Plans?
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How can I set up a Free Consultation? (or just call us at 512-800-3741)
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I'm a Student, Do You Offer Reduced or Discounted Rates & Legal Fees?
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What's your Rates for Students?
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Do you take Online Payments?
Clearing Your Criminal Record
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Can I Clear My Criminal Record?
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Why Should I Clear My Criminal Record?
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Who can see my Criminal History?
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What information shows up on my Criminal Record?
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Who gets my Criminal History if I'm Arrested?
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How can I check my Criminal Offense Record?
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What are the Costs to Clear my Record?
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Am I eligible for Expunction or Non Disclosure?
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Do I need an Expunction if my case was Dismissed?
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How can I clear my Arrest Record in Texas?
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Will my Juvenile Record be Sealed when I turn 18?
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What is a Texas Governor's Pardon?
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Should I get a Governor's or Presidential Pardon?
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What is Gov. Perry's Record of Granting Pardons?
   



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