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How To Protect Your Rights During A DUI Traffic Stop

You’re driving your vehicle, minding your own business, when you suddenly see flashing blue lights in the rearview mirror and the piercing wail of a police siren—this alone can induce stress even when you’ve done nothing wrong. Read More »

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    September 18, 2020

DUI/DWI Conviction [Infographic]

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    September 18, 2020

3 Benefits Of a Criminal Defense Attorney- Infograph

Being arrested for a criminal offense can be scary and distressing, whether you’re guilty or innocent. Learn more in this infographic below: Read More »

  • Attorney JL Carpenter

    August 19, 2020

How to Choose the Right Criminal Lawyer – Infograph

A criminal defense lawyer serves as your advocate in legal proceedings if you’re accused of a crime. They’re there to protect your interests and rights. Learn more in this infographic below: Read More »

  • Attorney JL Carpenter

    August 18, 2020

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What Are The Penalties For DWI With A Child And Child Endangerment?

According to the Texas Department of Transportation, someone is hurt or killed in an alcohol-induced crash every 20 minutes in Texas. Read More »

  • Attorney JL Carpenter

    July 31, 2020

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The Consequences Of A Domestic Violence Charge

There are three crimes of domestic violence recognized in Texas: Domestic Assault, Continuous Violence against the Family, and Aggravated Domestic Assault. Domestic violence is committed against a household member, a family member, or someone that the offender dated in the past or is currently dating. Read More »

  • Attorney JL Carpenter

    July 30, 2020

Driver passed out on front seat charged with DWI

What Are The Penalties For A Felony DWI?

Under any circumstance, being convicted for driving while intoxicated (DWI) in Texas is a serious matter, but when the charges escalate to felony status, that’s when everything is on the line. Read More »

  • Attorney JL Carpenter

    July 29, 2020

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What You Need To Know About Marijuana And Hemp Laws In Texas

The Hemp Farming Act of 2018 created a legal distinction between marijuana and hemp and legalized hemp cultivation. Hemp contains less than 0.3% THC (the intoxicating compound of the cannabis plant), while marijuana contains more than 0.3% THC. Read More »

  • Attorney JL Carpenter

    July 28, 2020

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What’s the Difference Between DUI and DWI in Texas

Texas has one of the highest rates of DUI and DWI anywhere in the country. While most people know what DUI and DWI stand for, some find them confusing since the terms are used interchangeably. Read More »

  • Attorney JL Carpenter

    June 25, 2020

Charged with A DWI In the Greater Houston Area for the First Time? Here Are the Penalties and Punishment If You’re Found Guilty.

In Texas, someone is killed or hurt in a drunk driving accident every 20 minutes. Texas—Harris County in particular—has one of the highest rates of drunk driving in the country. Given the size of the cities and the population, Houston, Dallas, San Antonio, and Austin see the highest number of motor vehicle accidents due to… Read More »

  • Attorney JL Carpenter

    June 24, 2020