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Search warrants: What to know

In Texas, you have a legal right to privacy. This means that law enforcement officers are not entitled to interfere with your liberty or search your property without legal justification. Your home should be a safe space that cannot be breached. However, there are some...

Examples of probable cause for an arrest

In criminal investigations, law enforcement must act based on the evidence they have at their disposal – and their actions are limited accordingly. An officer cannot, for example, stop a car without some reasonable suspicion that the driver is impaired or otherwise...

How is embezzlement defined?

If you are accused of taking something that does not belong to you, there are two broad categories of charges you could face. Theft or embezzlement. It is crucial to understand the difference as the sentences you will face if convicted differ considerably between the...