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Felony and Misdemeanor Assault in Texas

The Legal Differences Between Felonies and Misdemeanors in Texas Assault is a serious crime in the state of Texas, and an assault charge should never be taken lightly. That being said, it is important to know the different levels of assault charges in case you ever face one, as the penalties vary drastically. For the… Read More

Texas Laws on Embezzlement

Under Texas law, the crime of embezzlement falls under the category of “theft,” along with shoplifting, swindling, extortion, and receiving or concealing stolen or embezzled property. The consequences of all subsections of theft are the same. These penalties can be devastating without proper trial preparation, which is why the definition of embezzlement should be known… Read More

What is a 3(g) offense or aggravated offense?

The term “3(g)” comes from former Texas Code of Criminal Procedure article 42.12, section 3(g). Such article was recently repealed. It is now codified as Texas Code of Criminal Procedure article 42A.054, “Limitation on Judge-Ordered Community Supervision.” 3(g) offenses are offenses in which a Judge cannot give a defendant regular or straight probation. Thus, a… Read More

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