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Felony and Misdemeanor Drug Charges

Felony and Misdemeanor Drug Charges If you are found possessing illegal drugs you can face very serious criminal charges. The severity of the charge depends on the drug possessed, the quantity of the drugs possessed, the presence of aggravating factors, and the defendant’s past criminal history. If you are charged with a drug crime in…
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Can a Victim Drop Charges for Domestic Assault?

When Are Assault Charges Dropped in Texas? In Texas, the general public has a common misunderstanding of who “presses” charges in an assault case. Many individuals believe that it is the alleged victim or complaining witness who makes the decision on whether to prosecute, drop or reduce an assault case. This belief is incorrect. Texas…
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Austin Criminal Lawyer Kevin Bennett Provides Dedicated Defense

  Austin Criminal Lawyer As an Austin criminal  lawyer, I strive to provide dedicated criminal defense and legal representation for a wide range of felony and misdemeanor offenses in Travis County, from DWI to domestic violence, assault and battery to drug cases. I understand that when it comes to your felony or misdemeanor case, nothing could be more important than putting the matter behind you….
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Can a Victim Drop an Assault Charge?

Do Victims Have to Press Charges for Assault? While it is possible to get an assault charge dropped in Texas, in almost all cases, a prosecutor will not simply “drop the charges” just because the alleged victim does not want to press charges or prosecute the case. A good criminal defense lawyer will be familiar with Texas assault…
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Affordable Austin Defense Attorney

  Affordable Austin Criminal Defense Lawyer Paying for an Austin criminal defense lawyer can be a major expense. Often a person will delay or simply not hire a defense lawyer because of this expense. However, this delay or lack of obtaining legal representation can have serious negative consequences as many criminal cases are time sensitive…
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Austin Criminal Defense Attorney Kevin Bennett

  Dedicated Austin Criminal Defense Attorney As an Austin criminal defense attorney, I understand that when someone is arrested for a criminal offense, their life can change in an instant. For many people, this may be a first time arrest. If arrested in Austin, the person will be taken to the Travis County Jail.  Their…
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Austin Criminal Defense Lawyer Kevin Bennett

  Austin Criminal Defense Lawyer Kevin Bennett As an Austin criminal defense lawyer, I strive to provide dedicated criminal defense and legal representation for a wide range of felony and misdemeanor offenses, from DWI to domestic violence, assault and battery to drug cases. I understand that when it comes to your felony or misdemeanor criminal case, nothing could be more important than putting the…
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Austin Theft Crime Defense Attorney

  Theft Attorney in Austin Dedicated to Your Defense Theft may seem like a rather minor crime when compared to violent or sex crimes, but the consequences of a theft conviction are serious and can haunt you for the rest of your life. In addition to fines, civil penalties and the possibility of jail time, theft…
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Misdemeanor Crimes in Texas

  What is a Misdemeanor in Texas? Individuals are arrested everyday in Austin, Texas and the majority of these arrest will be for misdemeanor crimes. As an Austin misdemeanor Lawyer, I represent clients accused of many different types of misdemeanor crimes. However, it is the classification of the misdemeanor under Texas law that determines the penalty…
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Possession of Marijuana Ticket in Texas

  Possession of Marijuana Ticket in Texas I’ve recently received several calls from potential clients who were confused about what to do after receiving a ticket for possession of marijuana in Austin. Tickets for possession of marijuana are a result from a relatively new “cite and release” law that allows police officers to simply “ticket” or “cite”…
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