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A Brief Discussion of Illegal Traffic Stops

A Brief Discussion of Illegal Traffic Stops

  Illegal traffic stops are made by law enforcement officers across the country. Anyone can be the victim of an unlawful traffic stop--maybe you or someone you care about has been involved in such a stop but didn’t even realize it was illegal. It is important to...

Things to Know if You Are Pulled Over for DWI

Things to Know if You Are Pulled Over for DWI

Picture this: you’ve been out at a restaurant or bar and had a drink or two.  Afterward, as you drive home, you suddenly hear a siren and see the flashing lights of a police car in your rearview mirror. You start to panic because, while this type of traffic stop...

Shoplifting During the Holiday Season

Shoplifting During the Holiday Season

The winter holiday season is here, which means holiday shoppers are out in force. While there are scores out shopping for Christmas this year, it seems many of them are choosing to skip paying for what they choose in the wake of the high inflation rate. Christmas...

Domestic Violence and the Holidays

Domestic Violence and the Holidays

The winter holiday season is upon us, a festive time of year for most people. But the holidays are more challenging for some people, especially if there is domestic violence in their household. Whether emotional, verbal, or physical violence, abuse can make the...

National Computer Security Day: Protect Against Identity Fraud, Part 2

National Computer Security Day: Protect Against Identity Fraud, Part 2

As the crime of identity fraud increases, many people are beginning to understand the importance of protecting themselves, especially in the digital space. National Computer Security Day on November 30th is fast becoming the date people are using to remind themselves...

National Computer Security Day: Protect Against Identity Fraud, Part 1

National Computer Security Day: Protect Against Identity Fraud, Part 1

National Computer Security Day is observed every year on November 30th. It is a day to raise awareness about cyber security issues, help people maintain online security, and empower people to take ownership of their online identity.  As the world becomes more and more...

3 Myths About Assault Charges in Texas

3 Myths About Assault Charges in Texas

In the state of Texas, if you are arrested and charged with assault, you could end up in court and will face extremely harsh penalties if convicted. You need to understand the legal nature of assault to avoid this, as well as common misconceptions and myths about...

Crime in Austin

Crime in Austin

Every state in the US has some level of crime. Criminal activity varies depending on several different factors, such as if the location is urban vs. rural. The types of crimes in cities differ from those in smaller towns. Read on if you want to know more about some of...

Why You Need a Personal Injury Attorney

Why You Need a Personal Injury Attorney

A personal injury attorney in Austin, TX offers legal assistance in situations where, due to someone’s careless actions or negligence, physical or psychological injury is caused to another individual. A personal injury attorney will handle cases that involve injury...