How the Statute of Limitations Works in Texas Criminal Cases

November 4th, 2021 by Tad Nelson in Criminal Defense, Drug Crime

The statute of limitations refers to a law that limits the time the state has to charge an individual with a particular criminal offense. Some crimes, such as murder, have no statute of limitations. But in Texas, there is a three-year statute of limitations for felonies unless the law specifically provides otherwise. The three-year period […]

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Are Your Hands a “Deadly Weapon” for Purposes of a Criminal Domestic Violence Case?

December 13th, 2018 by Tad Nelson in Domestic Violence

When it comes to domestic violence cases, prosecutors will employ every legal tactic available to try and maximize a criminal defendant’s potential sentence. These tactics do not always succeed. But even the attempt may raise serious questions about a defendant’s ability to receive a fair trial. Appeals Court Says Trial Court Did Not Err in […]

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