Harris County

  • What You Need to Know About “No Refusal” This Labor Day

    … profile holiday in Houston. You may have seen electronic road sign notices of “No Refusal” or listened to radio announcements about “No Refusal,” or watched TV news stories about “No Refusal.” For all of the advanced communications notice, few Houstonians know what to expect on a No Refusal holiday. The bottom line regarding “No Refusal…

    The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp- 15 readers -
  • Driving With a Suspended License: Texas Laws and Penalties

    … to Do Next If You’re Charged with Driving with a Suspended License in Texas As you can see, the very best next step involves contacting a criminal defense lawyer. Matthew D. Sharp will prepare your case under Texas laws. If your charges include a repeat offense, you face more severe consequences. Call The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp now to arrange a free consultation. …

    The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp- 15 readers -
  • Degrees of Felonies and the Consequences

    … of individuals 13 years or less; 10) arson of a habitation; and 11) aggravated assault of a public servant or peace officer. Examples of a second-degree felony include: 1) arson; 2) bribery; 3) aggravated assault; 4) bigamy; 5) evading arrest (including death of another person); 6) contact considered indecent with a child; 7) robbery; 8) manslaughter…

    The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp- 17 readers -
  • Explaining Grand Juries and How They Work

    … is granted powers to investigate a possible felony crime. The grand jury body may issue summons to witnesses by subpoena. This process enables grand jurors’ ability to examine a witness under oath. The grand jury is granted powers to vote. In this process, the grand jury may determine whether it is in the people’s interest to pursue an indictment…

    The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp- 14 readers -
  • Legal Consequences for Sex in Public in Texas

    … of getting reduced or dropped charges. How a Criminal Defense Attorney Can Help If you’re charged with a public sex offense in Texas, recognize this isn’t a DIY matter. Discuss your case with The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp if you have questions and concerns about a Houston city or Harris County public sex crime charge. In some cases, it is possible to avoid a jail sentence by performing community service and paying a fine. Most defendants agree that the outcome is more positive than spending a minute behind bars. …

    The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp- 13 readers -
  • Texas Laws for Juvenile Crimes: Definitions and Penalties

    … juvenile legal system, listening to you and explaining your options through the process. Right to Counsel and Silence If your child is arrested for a juvenile offense in Harris County or Houston, Texas, contact an experienced attorney immediately. Don’t allow your son or daughter to discuss the matter with a law enforcement officer until you contact…

    The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp- 12 readers -
  • Texas 18-Wheeler Truck Accident Statistics

    … Administration (NHTSA) and the Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS), in 2015, there were an estimated 433,000 reported accidents involving large trucks in the USA. Of these accidents, an estimated 116,000 people were injured and 4,067 were killed. One year prior in 2014, there were an estimated 438,000 large trucks involved in police-reported…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 33 readers -
  • Anthony Craft Killed outside K.D. Learning Center in Houston

    …HOUSTON, TX (03/23/2016) — The K.D. Learning Center remains closed after 4-YO Anthony Craft was killed in a car accident outside the facility. Authorities with the Harris County Sheriff’s office identified 4-year-old Anthony Craft as the victim of a fatal accident that occurred outside the K.D. Learning Center at the intersection of Uvalde Road…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 33 readers -
  • Two Life Sentences for DWI in Texas?

    … Most of us understand drunk driving is a serious offense that can result in the loss of a person’s license, fines, and even jail time. But could you really spend the rest of your life in prison for drunk driving? Absolutely. In fact, in Texas, you may even receive two life sentences for multiple driving under the influence (DUI) convictions…

    Tad Nelson & Associates- 16 readers -
  • Inexperienced Associate at Heart of Legal Malpractice Row

    … Inexperienced Associate at Heart of Legal Malpractice Row Seyfarth Shaw is 750 lawyer firm based in Chicago. Although a well known firm with a good reputation, not all their clients are happy with the service they receive. According to a lawsuit filed last month in Harris County, Texas, Seyfarth Shaw is accused of legal malpractice…

    Legal Malpractice - Chris Trebatoski- 29 readers -
  • BREAKING NEWS: Andrews Furth Loses $200 Million Malpractice Claim

    …. (The caption and docket number of the case are Scott D. Martin and SKM Partnership LTD versus Andrews Kurth LLP, Harris County District Court cause # 2013-61098) Andrews Kurth denied the allegations and took its case to a jury. This weekend a lawyer familiar with the case told us the jury sided with Scott Martin and handed him a huge verdict. Court…

    Due Diligence- 46 readers -
  • How To Check For Warrants in Houston

    … A few times per week we get phone calls to our Houston office from people interested in finding out if there is a way to find out if they have a warrant in Harris County, without having to visit the Harris County Sheriff’s Office for obvious reasons. To get more information about how to find out if you have a warrant in Houston, click one…

    Tad Nelson/ Tad Nelson & Associates- 35 readers -
  • What to Expect at an Expuction Hearing

    … “no” when asked if they have ever been convicted of a crime. The Expunction Process The first step in the process is to determine whether or not an individual is eligible for one. Section 55 of the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure deals with the expunction of criminal records, which is only allowed if certain conditions are met. Only misdemeanor crimes…

    Law Office of James Alston- 37 readers -
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