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The Short and Long-Term Consequences of a DWI

Posted on September 30th, 2020 by Jesse Hernandez

In the days following a DWI arrest, a person may find themselves filled with regret, and grappling with what it will mean to have a conviction on their record. The unfortunate fact is that even a one-time mistake can create ripples of effect that last years. Working with the best DWI attorneys in San Antonio …


Highway Hypnosis, Fatigue, & Trucking Accidents

Posted on August 31st, 2020 by Jesse Hernandez

By now, most people are probably aware of the dangers of intoxicated and distracted driving. These two conditions are common factors in serious (and sometimes lethal) accidents that occur on the road. Fatigue, and an altered state known as highway hypnosis, also pose a danger to drivers, passengers, and pedestrians. What is Highway Hypnosis? This …


Can Convicted Felons Vote in Texas?

Posted on July 30th, 2020 by Jesse Hernandez

For many Americans, going to the ballot box on election day is a point of pride and an exciting event. It represents the most important aspect of Democracy, wherein the people can take part in the decision-making process. However, that privilege is often restricted for felons. Nearly all U.S. states have laws which prevent convicted …


How to Photograph the Scene of an Accident

Posted on June 25th, 2020 by Jesse Hernandez

Photographs can play a major role in court proceedings following a car accident. If you are lucky enough to walk away from the crash without injuries, or are an unharmed bystander to the incident, it’s helpful to begin photographing the scene after the police have been called. Photos should never be a priority over caring …


How to Handle a False Child Abuse Accusation

Posted on June 2nd, 2020 by Jesse Hernandez

Regardless of the facts, being accused of child abuse in any form can ruin a person’s reputation. In cases where the accusation is contrived and absolutely false, the sting can be especially painful, leveled from outside parties who seek to harm the accused. If you find yourself in such a dire position, it’s important to …


Why Do People Drink and Drive?

Posted on April 20th, 2020 by Jesse Hernandez

Whenever an impaired person gets behind the wheel, they endanger everyone. They risk the health, life, and safety of everyone else on the road, as well as their own. Repeat offenders seldom avoid catastrophic consequences, such as a DWI accident in San Antonio, TX. One way or another, all habitual drunk drivers eventually run out …


Responding to Internet Sex Crime Charges

Posted on March 30th, 2020 by Jesse Hernandez

Few crimes illicit as strong of an emotional response when discussed than internet sex crimes. This category of crime includes possessing child pornography, transmitting child pornography, and soliciting a minor. Children are one of the most heavily legally protected groups, and crimes against them can carry very severe penalties. Today we’ll be discussing what you …


Interacting With Police

Posted on February 24th, 2020 by Jesse Hernandez

It can be alarming to be stopped by law enforcement regardless of the circumstances. Though most people will feel some amount of pressure when encountering the police, it’s important to maintain your composure and keep your rights in mind. Here are three types of interactions and how to best respond. Conversation If an officer stops …


Courtroom Etiquette

Posted on February 11th, 2020 by Jesse Hernandez

No matter what crime you’ve been charged with, many things about appearing in court remain the same. For one, courtroom customs are practically universal. If you’re anxiously awaiting your first appearance in court, visualizing your experience in advance can help you remain calm and collected when the day comes. Here are some guidelines to help …


What is the Difference Between Assault and Self-Defense?

Posted on January 24th, 2020 by Jesse Hernandez

Not understanding the difference between these two terms can cost you your freedom. Although they are both acts of violence, when it comes to the law, they are seen very differently. However, there is often a fine line between the two – and you may find yourself in a situation where you need a highly …