Injury cases where the “victim” is a child, elderly individual, or a disabled individual are treated a bit differently than simple assault cases. There are a number of subtle nuances which impact the severity of the allegation, and provide possible defenses, of an elderly assault case. Obviously, reasonable discipline is not going to be prosecuted; Read more about Elderly Assault
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Last legislative session, the Texas legislature decided to follow federal law and say that hemp is legal, provided it has less than 0.3% of TCH by dry weight. The problem is this definition fails to completely understand the chemistry involved, and it ignores the federal regulations that call for taking into consideration the range of Read more about Marijuana or Hemp?
The everyday routines we enjoyed are changing on a daily basis. Businesses are closed, or working reduced hours, large gatherings are prohibited, various governmental offices are operating at reduced hours or availability, and even law enforcement is taking a different approach in responding to calls if it responds at all. Notwithstanding all of this change, Read more about Impact of Corona Virus on My Criminal Case in Williamson County, Texas
In 2015, Williamson County established a veteran’s treatment court for the purpose of providing resources and support for veterans accused of low-level crimes. This program assists veterans who struggle with issues like PTSD, or other issues that lead to self-medicating by connecting these individuals with services through the Veteran’s Administration and other service providers. Does Read more about A Second Chance For Veterans in Williamson County
Mental health is a complex and delicate issue and one that can vary dramatically by the individual. The set of circumstances that might send one person spiraling into a depressive episode, for example, might not even phase someone with different genetic, biological, environmental, and psychological factors. As such, it’s important to approach these issues with patience and Read more about Can Drug Dependency Lead To Mental Health Issues?
You know that breaking the law has consequences. From jail time, to fines, to community service, there are lots of ways that an arrest, followed by a conviction, can have serious repercussions that will affect the rest of your life. Depending on the crime’s classification—misdemeanor or felony—the consequences may vary. Even for what you might Read more about The Consequences of A Criminal Record
In recent years, Williamson County has seen a significant movement towards providing treatment when individuals face certain types of crimes, as opposed to just charging them with a crime and seeking jail or prison time. These programs are designed to address the root cause of offenses, instead of jumping straight to punishment that may result Read more about Proactive Treatment: Specialty Courts in Williamson County
Today’s criminal justice system suffers from a massive increase in various types of crimes because of an individual’s mental health. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, nearly 2 million people with a mental illness are booked into jail. Nearly 15% of men and 30% of women booked into jails suffer from a serious Read more about Mental Illness + Drug Dependency
The times they are a-changin’, when it comes to hemp and hemp byproducts in the state of Texas. You’ve probably heard already that as of the end of the most recent legislative session, a new law went into effect that changes the legal status of hemp and CBD products for Texans. House Bill 1325 legalized Read more about Hemp: Here’s What You Need to Know
If you’ve been following along at home on big changes in the judicial landscape, you’re probably aware of the February 20th ruling concerning asset forfeiture cases brought by governmental entities. Timbs v. Indiana, the Supreme Court case which started the debate, discussed the excessive fines clause of the Constitution’s Eighth Amendment, and how it may or may Read more about The Supreme Court Ruling On Asset Forfeiture