An overview of the appeals process

If you receive an unfavorable outcome in a criminal case, you have the right to appeal it. This means that you think that the judge or jury erred in such a way that it led to an improper decision. Let's take a closer look at what an appeal is, who can file one and...

Juveniles and the lack of bail

When young people get into trouble with the law in Texas, they could face serious consequences if tried as an adult. Those facing a day in juvenile court might experience some leniency, but the process remains serious. While the juvenile justice system may not issue a...

How young can someone be incarcerated?

The realm of juvenile law combines criminal law and civil procedures. Handling a juvenile case can be unfamiliar in terms of terminology and juvenile sentencing, so if you're a Texas resident, here are some things to know about juvenile law. Who is considered a...

Singer’s home raided in criminal probe

Texas residents may have heard that famed rocker Brian Warner, better known as Marilyn Manson, has been hit with charges of domestic violence and sexual assault. His West Hollywood home was raided by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department while he was away. The...