An Arraignment is a formal reading of a criminal charging document in the presence of the defendant, to inform them of the charges against them. In response to arraignment, the accused is expected to enter a plea of guilty or not guilty.
I have been asked many times from clients how a minor child can bring a lawsuit in Texas. In particular, most questions are centered around exactly how it is done. The short answer is yes, a child can be named as a plaintiff in a personal injury lawsuit if they have been injured.
Alcohol & Drug-Related Criminal Abbreviations Did you get a drunk and disorderly charge? Are you trying to find out what DA means on your employee's background check? There are dozens of different criminal charge abbreviations that are related to drugs and alcohol. Here are a few of the more...
Short Answer: If you have the right lawyer, nothing. In fact, if you have retained an attorney, whether it is us or someone else, you can waive your appearance at the arraignment hearing and be excused from even appearing in court.
Use a Letter of Protection to Get the Medical Treatment You Need After a Car Accident, Work Injury, or Slip and Fall. Then Pay the Medical Lien from Your Recovery (Settlement or Favorable Verdict) in the Case.
If you have been charged with aggravated assault in Texas, you need to be informed about the charges you are facing and prepared for what you can do to attack those charges. Below, we are going to detail the law and associated penalties and tell you how a knowledgeable criminal defense attorney c...
If you happen to be involved in a crash with a "big rig", it is helpful to know how the legal process will unfold so you can successfully prosecute your claim or case. First and foremost, it is an exceptionally good idea to find an attorney who has dedicated their lives to commercial motor vehicles or semi-truck accident cases due to this type of case being very complex and requiring an experienced team armed with the right questions.
Often times, you will hear the term "fiduciary" being used to describe a person who has certain responsibilities in relation to a transaction or other matter. However, the term is used to define not just the person, but the relationship between two or more parties. The law recognizes that certa...
When it comes to our dogs, we can be fiercely loyal to them. However, the law in Texas is pretty clear that if your dog has previously bitten someone, then you could be liable for future injuries caused by your precious pet.
Many people have anxiety about having a meeting with a lawyer. Whether it is for a civil case,, or a criminal one, there are some basic steps you can take now before your meeting that will make things go a lot smoother. Once you know what to expect, you can be better prepared and you might find...
New home buyers sometimes struggle when learning the process of making an offer on a new home. Here are a few tips.
Phones can now predict where you were likely headed at the time of the crash. Newest technologies can tell if you were looking at your phone screen at the time of impact.
Parents can be held liable for allowing underage drinking at their home. Both civil and criminal consequences await
Uninsured and Underinsured Policies are add-ons to your basic auto insurance liability coverage. They are cheap to purchase and can give you additional coverage in case you are in a crash with someone that doesn’t have insurance.