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What Should I Do if I’m Wrongfully Accused of and Arrested for Homicide?

There are several incidents in life that make people shudder with fear. An accidental arrest for homicide is one of them. If you know you’re innocent, the thought of potentially going to jail for a crime you didn’t commit is horrifying. In this blog, we’ll walk you through three immediate measures you should take if… Read More »

  • Attorney JL Carpenter

    March 2, 2022

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Drunk Driving vs. Drugged Driving: 3 Things You Should Know

People often think that drunk driving is different from drugged driving. In actuality, these crimes are synonymous. Whether you’re legally intoxicated with alcohol or impaired because of drug use, you will be charged with the same crime: DWI. A person is deemed legally intoxicated if their blood alcohol concentration (BAC) is 0.08% or greater. Similarly,… Read More »

  • Attorney JL Carpenter

    March 1, 2022

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JL Announces New Series on The Daily Blaze

JL appeared on the Price of Business podcast with host Kevin Price to announce her new series on The Daily Blaze called Justice and the Law with JL Carpenter. They discussed the topics her new show will cover, trends in long format streaming programs on platforms like Netfix that allow the public to delve into… Read More »

  • Mark Hayden

    February 18, 2022

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Tips to remember when facing domestic violence charges

Domestic violence is a tragedy that tears apart families and ruins lives. If you’ve been wrongly accused of this terrible crime, you need to hire an aggressive attorney to protect your rights. Here are a few tips to keep in mind if you’re facing domestic violence charges. Read More »

  • Attorney JL Carpenter

    February 9, 2022

Felony Vs, Misdemeanor

What’s the difference in terms of jail time? Data shows that misdemeanors comprise nearly 80% of American criminal court dockets.   Read More »

  • Attorney JL Carpenter

    February 3, 2022

How to Prevent Your Guests from Getting a DWI When You Host Your New Year’s Eve Party

As your New Year’s Eve party draws close, make sure you focus on more than just the food, décor, and entertainment. Every year, hundreds of people across Texas are charged with drunk driving. Many arrests are made late at night when people are returning from New Year’s Eve parties. Read More »

  • Attorney JL Carpenter

    January 11, 2022

3 Things You Should Know About Holiday Drug Busts

There’s something about the holidays that just makes people a little crazy. They drink more. And some try illegal drugs or do more of them. For the record, we don’t recommend giving illegal drugs as Christmas gifts. So, if you or a loved one was caught possessing, trafficking, manufacturing, or selling illegal drugs during the… Read More »

  • Attorney JL Carpenter

    January 9, 2022

3 Reasons Why Expungement of Your DWI Arrest Should Be Your #1 New Year’s Resolution

Criminal expungement is the process of erasing the criminal record after your DWI case is dismissed or you’ve been found innocent of the charges, leaving you with a clean criminal record slate. As a result, expunged records don’t appear in background checks, making it look like the offense never happened. Read More »

  • Attorney JL Carpenter

    January 9, 2022

3 Immediate Steps to Take if You’re Pulled Over for DWI After a Holiday Party

In Houston, drinking and a holiday party go together like peas and carrots. If you’re going to attend an annual holiday party and know you’re going to drink, take a cab or ride-share both to and from the event. Or appoint a designated driver who will not drink to keep everyone else safe. Know that… Read More »

  • Attorney JL Carpenter

    January 8, 2022

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JL Appears on the Price of Business Podcast

  JL talks to Kevin Price on the Price of Business Podcast about the Innocence Project, facing criminal charges and Constitutional rights.   Read More »

  • Mark Hayden

    December 13, 2021

Common Mistakes: Criminal Defendants Make

When you face a criminal charge, your actions can determine your future. It’s vital to understand the do’s and dont’s once you have been charged. Read More »

  • Attorney JL Carpenter

    November 11, 2021

Can I Be Charged With Possession if I Have Delta-8 CBD?

Ever since some states legalized cannabis, there has been a booming business in that industry that has flourished in states like Texas, where any product containing tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is illegal. THC products such as Delta-8, Delta-9, and Delta-10 CBD bind to the cannabinoid receptors in our brain and body, creating an intoxicating and psychoactive effect.… Read More »

  • Attorney JL Carpenter

    November 10, 2021