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Marijuana Concentrate/Hash Oil/Dabs Spins a Misdemeanor Offense into a Felony Offense

Generally, simple Possession of Marijuana is a Class B misdemeanor. See TEX. HEALTH & SAFETY CODE ANN. § 481.121 (West 2018). However, simple possession of marijuana concentrate/hash oil/dabs starts out as a state-jail felony. Texas Health and Safety Code section 481.002 provides the definition of marijuana. Marijuana concentrate/hash oil/dabs is not marijuana under the Code… Read More

Expunge or Seal Your Record

When Can you Expunge or Seal (Nondisclose) Your Record? Expunctions are a legislative grace, which you can only receive under very limited circumstances. Texas Code of Criminal Procedure Chapter 55 governs expunctions. Expunctions are a paper shred order. This will delete all records relating to your arrest and subsequent criminal history after your arrest. Your… Read More

Statement to Police?

Should you Talk to or Provide a Statement to the Police? NO. Again, NEVER. Do not disregard this advice. You may be thinking that you have nothing to hide. But, if the police are trying to obtain a statement from you, you are already a target. Whatever you say is only going to inculpate you… Read More

What to do if you have an outstanding arrest warrant

If you believe that you may have an outstanding arrest warrant in Bexar County or elsewhere, it is a good idea to try to address the situation promptly.  You will certainly need a criminal defense lawyer to help with your case in this situation.  But having an understanding of how arrest warrants work will provide… Read More

How can I press charges against someone?

An overview of how criminal charges are filed If a person has committed a crime against another person, it’s typical for the victim to want to press charges. While filing criminal charges are a little more difficult than filing civil lawsuits, they can be filed. Who is able to press charges? First and foremost, criminal… Read More

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