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Drug Crime Consequences in Texas by Penalty Group

Drug crimes are some of the most common criminal offenses, both in our state and across the nation. However, drug crime charges should be taken very seriously here, as Texas has some of the harshest consequences for drug offenses in the country.

Texas drug laws break down the degree of offense and sentencing by the type and amount of substance, and whether the defendant was merely in possession of the substance or distributed or intended to distribute the substance in question.

Penalty Group 1 (PG1)

Penalty group 1 includes highly dangerous and addictive substances such as opiates, cocaine, rohypnol, and methamphetamines. [...]

The 5 Elements Texas Law Requires to Prove Auto Accident Negligence

If you or a loved one have suffered an injury or a wrongful death due to another’s negligence in an auto accident, you are likely trying to pick up the pieces and make sense of this tragic occurrence. You may also be facing financial concerns from mounting medical bills and lost wages.

Seeking damages can help protect your family’s financial future and hold the negligent driver accountable for his or her actions. However, to successfully establish negligence for personal injury claims in Texas, you must be able to prove that certain elements were present. [...]

Fighting Breathalyzer Results in Texas: How They Can Be Wrong

It happened. You got pulled over, the officer administered a breath test, and you blew over a 0.08. Now you’re going to have a DWI conviction on your record, and there’s nothing you can do about it.

This is what most people think if they register a positive BAC test result. What you may not know, though, is that breathalyzers are notoriously inaccurate. Breathalyzers have an inherent margin of error, and a number of other factors may also skew the results. Because of this, many Texans charged with DWIs may not actually be over the legal limit. [...]