Can a Judge “Stack” Sentences for Multiple Crimes Arising from the Same Incident?

January 3rd, 2019 by Tad Nelson in Criminal Defense

In Texas criminal law, it is possible for a defendant to be charged with multiple crimes arising from the same incident. Under the Texas Penal Code, the general rule is that when a person “is found guilty of more than one offense arising out of the same criminal episode prosecuted in a single criminal action,” […]

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