2014: Reduced Mandatory Minimum Sentences for Federal Drug Crimes

The War on Drugs reached a peak in the 1980s. Drug lords and cartels had begun mass infiltration into the United States with product and violence. At a time when violence and drugs flourished in the U.S., harsh penalties were placed on drug offenders. Time has progressed and state laws have changed in regard to

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The Six Steps Leading To Trial in Civil Court

The first step to begin a lawsuit in Texas is to finding a lawyer who is knowledgeable and experienced in the area of your legal concern. Step 1: When considering a lawsuit in the state of Texas, it’s best to select a lawyer whose expertise surrounds your area of concern. Step 2: Filing an original

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Family Violence Under Texas Law

Self-defense under Texas law states: “A person is justified in using force against another when and to the degree he reasonably believes the force is immediately necessary to protect himself against the others use or attempted use of unlawful force.” The jury determines what is “reasonable” based on the testimony and physical evidence. This creates

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