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Know Your Rights: What You Should Know About Search & Seizure

The doorbell rings and a police officer is standing at your door. During the course of your discussion with the officer, they ask if they can search your home. Or during a routine traffic stop, the officer asks if they can search your vehicle. Can you tell them “no”? Do they have any kind of… Read More »

  • Attorney JL Carpenter

    September 22, 2020

Man passes out in the car while drunk driving

What To Expect After A DWI Arrest In Texas

If you are arrested and charged with a DWI, you should know about two legal proceedings that you’ll face in the weeks and months ahead. Needless to say, both proceedings could have a major impact on your freedom, your future, and your finances. Read More »

  • Attorney JL Carpenter

    September 21, 2020

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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 »

  • Attorney JL Carpenter

    September 18, 2020

DUI/DWI Conviction [Infographic]

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  • Attorney JL Carpenter

    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

Usable amount of marijuana in office

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