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July 2017 Archives

The restrictions that come with protective orders

Domestic violence cases in Houston often come down to a matter of the alleged victim’s words against those of the accused. Still, even in instances where one is innocent of such a charge, he or she can still make missteps that can undermine his or her attempts to prove that to be so. People claiming to be the victims of domestic violence often seek protective orders. According to the website for the Texas Attorney General, representatives from the Department of Human and Regulatory Services, prosecuting attorneys, and adults claiming to be protecting a child can seek them, as well. If one served with such an order subsequently violates it, such action could support the claims against him or her. Thus, those served with such orders should understand their restrictions.

Drug possession defense: There are many options

A drug possession charge is extremely serious, as this can impact your life in many ways. For example, if convicted, you could owe a large fine or be sentenced to prison. Along with this, it may make it difficult to keep your job, depending on your career.

Standoff at Dallas hotel ends with Van Alstyne man’s surrender

When news of incidents of domestic violence in Houston are released, most may likely assume that their consequences were limited to the couple involved. Yet oftentimes, domestic disturbances have a tendency to involve outside parties. Disputes between couples and family members can often get so heated that they attract the attention of neighbors and passersby. In some instances, they might even spill out into the public eye, occurring outside of one’s home or in a restaurant or supermarket. Whenever other parties become involved with a couple or family known for such disputes (either by trying to intervene or simply attempting to associate with one of the parties), they may ultimately end up dealing with the consequences, as well.

The details of a murder charge

The topic of murder in Texas is a tricky one. Any situation in which one individual causes the death of another individual must be closely scrutinized through criminal law. Regardless of how the incident occurred, the defendant must go through a series of steps and proceedings in the court system to receive the verdict on their status as a U.S. citizen.

Potential signs of violence in the workplace

Workplace violence is a very real concern for workers in Houston and all over the nation. While it can often be impossible to predict workplace violence, incidents are sometimes preceded by certain warning signs. Being able to recognize these signs will allow both management personnel and other employees to address the issue before tragedy strikes.

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