DWI / Driving While Intoxicated Offenses

Will Texas Decriminalize Marijuana

Will Texas Decriminalize Marijuana?

On May 1, 2023, the Houston Chronicle reported that the Texas House of Representatives passed a bill to effectively decriminalize marijuana in the state. The bill was approved after a second reading by members of the…
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Sex Crimes Remain Common in Texas

A sex crime remains one of the most challenging types of offenses a person can be charged with, and people who are accused of these types of crimes can often find their entire lives turned upside…
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Major DWI Arrests in Dallas

WFAA-TV reported on February 27, 2023, that two Dallas police officers suffered injuries after their patrol car crashed with a pickup truck. The truck driver was facing driving while intoxicated (DWI) charges. The crash happened near…
Law Offices of Richard C McConathy public vs private blog

Public Defender vs. Private Practice Attorney When a person is facing criminal charges in Dallas, the Supreme Court of the United States held in Gideon v. Wainwright, 372 U.S. 335, 83 S. Ct. 792 (1963) that the Sixth Amendment requires the…
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Dallas Firearm Violations Remain Common

Many people in Texas support the Second Amendment to the United Constitution and believe their rights to carry firearms are without any prohibition, but the truth of course remains that Texas has numerous laws relating to…