Murder Charges in Texas: An Overview

Murder Charges in Texas: An Overview

If someone is responsible for the death of another individual, he or she can be charged with the crime of homicide. Homicide is understood as the killing of one individual by another. The law in Texas includes different categories of homicide; which category is used...
What is Deadly Conduct in Texas?

What is Deadly Conduct in Texas?

Deadly conduct in Texas is an assaultive offensive clearly defined in Texas state law. Deadly conduct means engaging in behavior that puts someone else at risk of death. However, loss of life isn’t necessarily required for a person to be charged with this...
Alcohol-Related Sexual Assault and Consent, Part 1

Alcohol-Related Sexual Assault and Consent, Part 1

Sexual Assault Austin Texas Lawyer Sexual violence is an exceedingly difficult category of crime to measure. RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network), the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization, uses the most reliable sources they can find to...
An Overview of Sexual Assault Charges

An Overview of Sexual Assault Charges

Sexual Assault Charges Texas Sexual assault charges are taken seriously by Texas law enforcement. If you are facing allegations of any form of sexual assault, you will want to understand the nature of those charges, so you know what to expect going forward. Read on...
An Overview of Theft Charges in Texas

An Overview of Theft Charges in Texas

Texas law defines theft as being when an individual “unlawfully appropriates property with the intent to deprive the owner of the property.” Essentially, this means that you commit theft when you take something that doesn’t belong to you, with no consent or other...
Robbery and Burglary: What’s the Difference?

Robbery and Burglary: What’s the Difference?

In the state of Texas, robbery and burglary are both theft crimes. However, the law defines these crimes differently from one another. Robbery is the act of stealing from another individual using force, while burglary is the act of stealing (or committing an assault...