Texas Criminal Defense Law Guide

As one of the largest criminal court systems in the United States, the Texas criminal defense system can be complicated and hard to navigate. In this comprehensive guide, learn more about how Texas handles different types of crimes. Discover more about probation guidelines, crimes that are punishable by the death penalty in Texas, and how to ask for a sentence reduction in the state. In addition, learn more about what constitutes a crime – such as drug crime law, burglary law, and white collar crime law.

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  • ContentSentencing in Texas

    Texas sentencing laws vary depending on the crime, severity of the crime, and past convictions. Learn more about Texas's specific sentencing laws.

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  • ContentExpungements and Sentence Reductions in Texas

    Convicted of a crime in Texas that you didn’t commit, or receive a felony sentence rather than a misdemeanor? Learn how to petition for factual innocence and the steps necessary to get an expungement.

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  • ContentDomestic Violence, Child Abuse, and the Law in Texas

    Domestic violence is an act of aggression conducted at home, usually by a spouse or a partner. Discover more about the legal ramifications of domestic violence and child abuse in Texas and how a lawyer can help with your case.

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  • ContentTexas DUI Law

    Laws concerning driving under the influence vary greatly state by state. Texas has it’s own laws regarding complications of driving while on drugs, breathalyzer tests, civil damages available, and more.

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  • ContentSex Crimes and the Law in Texas

    There are many different types of sex crimes, and the punishment for each varies on a state by state basis. How do sex crimes move through the Texas court system, and how can a lawyer help you navigate your case?

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  • ContentWhite Collar Crime Law in Texas

    White collar crime includes fraud, forgery, embezzlement, and more. How does white collar crime work in Texas, and how can you defend yourself? Learn more about these topics and how to navigate the Texas court system.

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  • ContentWeapon and Violent Crime Law in Texas

    Violent crimes usually causes contested, emotional court battles. Learn how violent crimes are treated in the Texas penal codes and court systems, and how a lawyer can help you with your case.

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  • ContentBurglary and Theft in Texas

    The Texas Penal Code discusses burglary and robbery in Texas. Learn what the penalties are, and how you can receive compensation if you have been victimized.

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  • ContentCriminal Defense Procedural Law in Texas

    Criminal Defense Procedural Law refers to the body of law that ensures that each case brought to court is treated justly. In our guide to Texas criminal procedural law, understand what rules govern the police and the appointed judges.

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  • ContentTexas Drug Crime Law

    Charged in Texas with drug manufacturing or possession? Find out what your options are, next steps to take, and how a lawyer may be able to help you.

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