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  • What is Deferred Adjudication in Texas?
    What is Deferred Adjudication in Texas?

    You’re probably familiar with the term “ probation ,” which is called “ deferred adjudication ” under the Code of Criminal Procedure 42.12, Sec. 5 in Texas. Deferred adjudication is a type of ...

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  • Criminal Record Checks in Texas
    Criminal Record Checks in Texas

    Are you facing criminal charges in Texas? Or, have you been convicted of a crime and now you’re wondering who has access to your criminal record information? In order to shed light on the subject of ...

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  • How Are Crimes in Texas Classified?
    How Are Crimes in Texas Classified?

    In Texas, criminal offenses in the state’s Penal Code are classified as misdemeanors and felonies, with felonies being the more serious of the two. Misdemeanors for example, are broken down into: ...

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  • Can Court Fines Be Discharged in Bankruptcy?
    Can Court Fines Be Discharged in Bankruptcy?

    Are you facing criminal charges in Texas? If you are convicted of a crime, you will be subjected to a fine, which depending on the facts of the case, can be in the thousands. If you’d like to know ...

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  • Should I Represent Myself in Court?
    Should I Represent Myself in Court?

    Suppose you’re facing criminal charges in Texas. You’re a smart person. You are literate and you can navigate the internet well, or so you think. Do you have a law degree? No. Are you a legal writer? ...

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  • About Texas Appeals
    About Texas Appeals

    In Texas, when someone is convicted of a crime, he or she generally has the right to appeal under Art. 44.02 of the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure. However, if a defendant pleads no contest or ...

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