3 Reasons Why Your Record Cannot Be Expunged

Getting your criminal record expunged is a great way to reset it to the status that it was before you were arrested. By getting a record of criminal arrest erased, you can start with a clean slate, making it as though the arrest never happened. However, there are certain situations in which you may not… Read More »

  • Attorney JL Carpenter

    April 27, 2021

Drug Possession Charges in Texas and Their Punishments That Could Ruin Your Life

In Texas, drug possession charges vary based upon multiple factors, including the type of drug (cocaine, marijuana, meth, etc.) and the act (possession, trafficking, manufacturing, etc.), quantity, and other factors. The penalties you’ll face if you are arrested on drug charges vary from nothing to heavy fines and imprisonment—not to mention other penalties. Read More »

  • Attorney JL Carpenter

    April 26, 2021

3 Critical Steps to Take If You Get Charged With Drug Possession in Texas

While many states have legalized many drugs like marijuana and other cannabis-related substances, most drugs are still illegal in Texas. If you have been unfortunate enough to get arrested for drug possession, it’s important that you understand your rights and hire the right attorney to fight for them. What should you do if you are… Read More »

  • Attorney JL Carpenter

    March 16, 2021

How to Find the Right Criminal Defense Lawyer for Your Drug Offense in Texas

Getting charged with possession, trafficking, or manufacturing of drugs can affect your freedom and future. If the case isn’t handled with skill and care, you could potentially face prison time, pay exorbitant fines, and relinquish a lot of your privileges and rights. Read More »

  • Attorney JL Carpenter

    March 15, 2021

How to Get Your DWI Record Expunged in Texas

If your DWI or DUI case was dismissed or you were found “not guilty” by a jury, you can get your DWI record expunged in Texas. This essentially removes the record—completely, as though it never happened—of your criminal conviction. An expunction eliminates any trace of the arrest from state or federal record. Read More »

  • Attorney JL Carpenter

    March 12, 2021

Arrested for a DWI in Texas? Use These Strategies to Make Your Charges Easier to Fight

When stopped for a DWI in Texas, many people end up panicking and doing the wrong things making things worse. From the moment you are pulled over for a traffic infraction, it’s vital that you know your rights as a citizen under the United States Constitution. And, if you are arrested, you cooperate with balance… Read More »

  • Attorney JL Carpenter

    March 11, 2021


Getting arrested for DWI is bad enough, but a lot of people make things worse for themselves and hurt their case when they just don’t think. Here’s what NOT to do after getting arrested. Read More »

  • Attorney JL Carpenter

    January 21, 2021

3 Facts You Didn’t Know About Expunctions

Expunctions are a great way to reset your record as if nothing ever happened. If you are going to try to have your DWI record expunged, here’s what you should know… Read More »

  • Attorney JL Carpenter

    December 18, 2020

Why Should You Hire A DWI Lawyer?

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  • Attorney JL Carpenter

    November 23, 2020

Finding The Right Criminal Defense Attorney

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  • Attorney JL Carpenter

    November 14, 2020

Is Embezzlement a Felony or Misdemeanor Crime in Texas?

Under Texas laws, embezzling involves committing theft for your financial gain. Such theft often involves fraud, which means deliberately deceiving an entity or a person for monetary or personal gain. This can include gaining value via deceitful or misleading conduct, such as making false statements or misrepresentations. For example, if an employee steals money from… Read More »

  • Attorney JL Carpenter

    October 23, 2020

How Testing Drivers for Marijuana is Different from Testing for Alcohol?

In the United States, Marijuana is used by more than 11.8 million young adults making it one of the most commonly used drugs in our country. Although several states across the country are working to legalize marijuana, it remains an illegal controlled substance in Texas. Texas DWI Charges According to the Texas DWI law, also known as Texas Penal Code… Read More »

  • Attorney JL Carpenter

    October 22, 2020