Deferred Adjudication in Texas: 5 Things To Know

Many people have misconceptions about deferred adjudication probation in Texas. The most common misconception is that the offense is erased from your record if you successfully complete the deferred probation period. This Read More

Can a spouse drop domestic violence charges?

It is a familiar scene for a partner to seek help from the police in the heat of an argument, especially when they do not know how to calm a violent domestic situation. Read More

Zavala Texas Law

What is an Immigration Arrest and ICE Hold?

Immigration has been in the news a lot recently with ICE deportations. What a lot of the population doesn’t understand is how the deportation process works and what is an immigrant’s rights Read More

Criminal Law Houston

What’s the difference between misdemeanor and felony in Texas?

In Texas, the criminal justice system divides crimes you can commit into two categories misdemeanors and felonies. Each of them carries different consequences and can affect you differently.

What is a

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Search warrant Texas

What Happens When Police Have A Warrant in Your Name?

Imagine you are going to celebrate your marriage next week. You are with your fiancée on a shopping spree. You got a call from home informing that two deputies approached Read More

Probation vs Deferred Adjudication: 5 Key Differences

As a criminal lawyer, I often find clients eager to know more about how probation works in Texas. It is always best to fight the prosecution and prove your innocence. But when there Read More

ICE-Deportation

Criminal Convictions and Green Cards aka Legal Permanent Residents

Even if you have a green card aka Legal Permanent Residence, the US government can still deny you the residence in the USA if you have certain criminal convictions. There … Read More

What the heck is a Crime Involving Moral Turpitude (CIMT)?

If you practice Immigration law you probably run into the issue of CIMT aka crimes involving moral turpitude. But what is a crime involving moral turpitude? Who decides and how … Read More

“Wax, Oil and Buds… Oh my!” Difference between THC and CBD in Marijuana

It is no surprise that marijuana laws are starting to relax in the United States. As of today 8 states allow legal recreational use with another 22 Read More

Criminal Case Process

Ever wondered what happens in a criminal case after someone gets arrested? We decided to explain to you the steps and the outcomes of a criminal case. If you have any questions please feel free to … Read More