Harris County

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

    … that no refusal policy violates the motorist’s rights against “unreasonable” search or seizure. It also argues that no refusal policy raises important questions about the individual’s right to medical privacy, especially when additional biologic information is gathered from the blood draw. The bottom line is that a DWI No Refusal Weekend in Houston…

    The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp- 16 readers -
  • Driving With a Suspended License: Texas Laws and Penalties

    … convicted for a DWLS or DWLI, a new incident may be enhanced to a more serious charge. Have you been arrested for driving with a suspended license in Houston? The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp is ready to defend you. Matthew Sharp will fight on your behalf and ensure the best results possible. Texas is a big place that’s full of wide open spaces…

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  • Degrees of Felonies and the Consequences

    … advantage. The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp has defended first, second, and third-degree felony crime charges. Before Mr. Sharp went into private practice, he was the Assistant District Attorney for the Harris County District Attorney’s Office. He understands what clients face from prosecutors who want a conviction. Keep in mind: People who…

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

    … of nine jurors must be established to carry out the function of the grand jury. Each juror casts an individual vote. If the grand jury discerns there is probable cause of an offense occurrence, it returns a True Bill to indict. Are you or someone you know facing criminal charges in the Houston area? The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp has…

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  • Legal Consequences for Sex in Public in Texas

    … There are several laws that describe the consequences of having sex in public in the state of Texas. If you’re found guilty of having sex in public, there will be serious repercussions. A sex crime conviction has long-lasting consequences. You may be required to register on the Texas Public Sex Offender Registry, serve jail time, submit…

    The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp- 14 readers -
  • Texas Laws for Juvenile Crimes: Definitions and Penalties

    … a crime. During the intake process, the juvenile probation department also decides if the child will be held prior to trial. In most circumstances, the probation department presumes that the child won’t be detained before the trial date. However, if he or she meets any of the following criteria, detention is likely: The individual has a prior…

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

    …Recent statistics regarding truck accidents in Texas (2014-2015). Texas Truck Accident Statistics More commercial truck accidents occur in Texas than in any other state. This is due in part to Texas’ sheer size, but also due to the number of interstate highways that pass through our state’s borders. Using information gathered from the Texas…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 35 readers -
  • Anthony Craft Killed outside K.D. Learning Center in Houston

    … performed CPR and 4-year-old Anthony Craft was taken to Memorial Hermann Hospital via LifeFlight, however, he did not survive. Authorities stated that the child died from head trauma. In light of this tragedy, the Craft family has some serious questions for the daycare facility. According to the child’s parents, they do not even recognize…

    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

    … in a legal malpractice lawsuit threatens the very survivability of the iconic firm. A lawyer close to that case revealed to us that a Harris County District Court jury found Andrews Kurth liable for approximately $200,000,000.00 in damages and costs. Because we are the first to break the news, we have verified with the Harris County District Clerk’s…

    Due Diligence- 47 readers -
  • How To Check For Warrants in Houston

    … of the links below. Jump To: Felony Warrants • Misdemeanor Warrants • Houston Warrants Misdemeanor Warrant Search The Harris County Sheriff’s Office has taken some steps to make it convenient for Texans to find out if a warrant has been issued for their arrest. Although limited to misdemeanors, anyone can find out if they (or someone else) have…

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

    … notification of the order within a few days. If the judge rules favorably, an Agreed Order of Expunction will be prepared listing the individual’s name, Texas driver’s license number, Social Security number and arrest information. This order will then be submitted to the Texas Department of Public Safety, allowing the appropriate law enforcement…

    Law Office of James Alston- 37 readers -
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