How to Legally Carry a Firearm in Texas

It’s a widely held notion that Texas has some of the most generous firearm laws (for gun users) among the 50 states in the U.S.A. And, that reputation is rightly earned: restrictions on selling, manufacturing, and carrying firearms and few and far between. There are, however, a handful of regulations that Texans need to be aware of when traveling by foot or vehicle while carrying a gun.  Carrying a Firearm in Your Read More

What You Need to Know About Texas’ Stand Your Ground Law

A unique area of criminal law that frequently comes up during high-profile murder and homicide cases is the “stand your ground” or “castle doctrine” laws that 27 states, including Texas, have adopted. As well-known as the term “stand your ground” is, it is also frequently misunderstood. This blog will take a look at this defense and communicate the key points of the law.  The first thing to understand about Read More

An Overview of the Administrative License Procedure after DUI Arrest

What many people don’t realize about getting arrested for Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) is that, apart from the criminal penalties and collateral consequences of pleading guilty or being found guilty, your license will generally be suspended through an administrative procedure. The state Department of Public Safety oversees this process, which is entirely separate from proceedings in criminal court. This blog will Read More