What is the Difference Between Burglary & Criminal Trespass?

April 11th, 2022 by Tad Nelson in Criminal Defense

Both burglary and criminal trespass are crimes in Texas, but most people don’t know the difference between the two. Sometimes prosecutors bring burglary charges when they don’t have the evidence for anything but a criminal trespass charge, and your attorney should identify when that’s the case. Often, an aggressive Houston burglary attorney can get charges […]

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Can You Trespass on Your Own Property?

November 30th, 2015 by Tad Nelson in Criminal Defense

Trespassing is a common offense in Texas, as it is in many other states. Even normally law-abiding citizens may find themselves charged with trespassing at some point in their lives. Typical trespass situations may include hunting or hiking on another’s land, or cutting through someone’s yard or a construction site. In some circumstances, the penalties […]

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