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JL Discusses The AJ Armstrong Murder Conviction

Kevin Price discusses JL Carpenter’s defense in the murder conviction of AJ Armstrong. Mr. Armstong was convicted of murder in the death of his parents and JL was part of Armstrong’s team. Listen to the full interview here:  They used the following documentary as a backdrop for the interview: Texas True Crime Season 3, Episode… Read More »

  • JL Carpenter

    January 29, 2024

10 Things to Know if Stopped for DWI/DUI

 Pulled over for DWI during Memorial Day Weekend? 10 Things to Know if Stopped for DWI/DUI Best practice is to not drink then drive – take Uber, plan ahead, get a Designated Driver – all are much cheaper than a $10,000 DWI! If you are pulled over after drinking alcohol, turn on your blinker and make… Read More »

  • JL Carpenter

    May 27, 2023

JL Carpenter on The Price of Business Discussing Showtime’s “Outcry”

Price and Carpenter discussed “Outcry,” the five-part Showtime and Hulu morality tale of a District Attorney driven by the desire to convict a person rather than seek justice. Famed Attorney on the Powerful True Crime Story, “Outcry” Check out the trailer here: This is part of the continuous series by The Daily Blaze — Justice… Read More »

  • Mark Hayden

    April 28, 2023

JL Carpenter on The Price of Business Discussing Netflix’s “The Murdaugh Murders,”

Price and Carpenter discussed the fascinating Netflix Series “The The Murdaugh Murders,” a new true-crime series that chronicles the deaths of Maggie Murdaugh and her son Paul Murdaugh at the hands of their father, Alex Murdaugh. This is part of the continuous series by The Daily Blaze — Justice and the Law with JL Carpenter.… Read More »

  • Mark Hayden

    March 28, 2023

JL Carpenter on The Price of Business Discussing Netflix’s “How to Fix a Drug Scandal”

Price and Carpenter discussed the fascinating Netflix Series “The Fixing of a Drug Scandal.” It is a four-episode series about two drug testers that go off the rails — and the more than 47,000 criminal cases they were involved in get vacated.In this interview, they discuss:* How the situation got so out of control* Any… Read More »

  • JL Carpenter

    February 21, 2023

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How to Get False Assault Charges Dropped in Texas

Assault is a serious crime in Texas. Under Texas law, if a person knowingly or recklessly causes bodily injury to another individual, he or she can get charged with misdemeanor assault. Aggravated assault, on the other hand, means the offender caused serious bodily injury or brandished a deadly weapon. If you’re convicted of simple misdemeanor assault, you’ll face up to… Read More »

  • Attorney JL Carpenter

    February 16, 2023

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What Is Deferred Adjudication and When Is It an Option?

Usually offered to first-time offenders by a judge, deferred adjudication is a type of community supervision/probation. It allows a defendant to accept responsibility for a crime he or she committed without a conviction being recorded. It’s important to note that the jury cannot grant a deferred adjudication. Since only a judge can grant this order, the defender… Read More »

  • Attorney JL Carpenter

    February 14, 2023

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High-Speed Police Chase: What Punishment Can You Face If You Elude Arrest In A Motor Vehicle?

When the police signal a person to pull over, that person’s fight or flight mode is activated. If you have nothing to worry about, you’ll easily comply with the officers and pull over. However, if you panic because you have a controlled substance in your car or you have a warrant for your arrest for… Read More »

  • Attorney JL Carpenter

    February 10, 2023

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Can You Get a DWI in Texas While Operating a Moving Vehicle with an Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS)?

There are no self-driving cars on the market as of January 2023, but there are several vehicles on the market that have advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), and they have automatic tasks that include acceleration, braking, and even steering. And the features are improving with newer models to include lane changing and hands-free cruise control. These… Read More »

  • Attorney JL Carpenter

    February 8, 2023

Most Important Things Your Criminal Defense Attorney Should Do

You just hired a criminal defense attorney to defend you against serious charges. Here is what they should be doing to get ready for your case.   Read More »

  • Attorney JL Carpenter

    February 2, 2023

JL Appears on the Price of Business Podcast to Talk About the Netfilx Series “Don’t Pick Up the Phone”

JL and Kevin Price talk about the new Netflix 3- part docuseries, “Don’t Pick Up the Phone” on the Price of Business podcast. The program is based on a series of hoax calls from 1994 through 2004 made by David Richard Stewart. The correctional officer posed as law enforcement calling fast food chain managers convincing… Read More »

  • Mark Hayden

    January 19, 2023

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New Year, Fresh Start: How to Clear Your DWI Criminal Record in 2023

As you step into 2023, it’s time for a fresh start. Criminal record expungement is the process of getting your criminal conviction destroyed or sealed from the official state or federal record. This means your criminal conviction will be removed from the public record completely—as though it never happened. Hidden from public view, it will… Read More »

  • Attorney JL Carpenter

    January 13, 2023