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The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly of Probation

It is a tempting proposition for people when they are charged with a crime: avoid jail and go on probation / deferred adjudication.  But is it really that good of a deal? Why it MAY be is a GOOD deal The obvious first: you do not have to go to jail if you abide by […]

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Do I NEED a Concealed Handgun License to Carry a Loaded Handgun in my Car?

There is some confusion over the question of whether you need a Concealed Handgun License (CHL) to carry a loaded handgun in your vehicle…so here is the skinny: IN TEXAS, you MAY carry a loaded handgun in your vehicle WITHOUT A CHL If you are NOT: a convicted felon; a gang member (as defined under […]

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So I Got Arrested, Now What Happens?

The Most obvious answer is of course, the metal bracelets are squeezed down tight onto your wrists and you take the long ride to one of the many local “bars & locks motels” around town.  BUT THEN WHAT? Booking First you will be booked into the jail.  This includes taking a booking photo, fingerprinting, and […]

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