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  • What is the Difference Between Regular Community Supervision (Probation) and Deferred Adjudication Community Supervision (Probation)?
    What is the Difference Between Regular Community Supervision (Probation) and Deferred Adjudication Community Supervision (Probation)?

    If you are placed on regular community supervision (probation) , you are actually sentenced to a term of prison that is suspended. For instance, you may be sentenced to 10 years prison probated for a ...

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  • What is Shock Probation in Texas?
    What is Shock Probation in Texas?

    "Shock probation" or more accurately "shock community supervision" is a provision in the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure that allows a judge to temporarily send a defendant to prison or jail before ...

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  • Texas DUI Statistics: A Dubious Distinction for Alcohol-Related Fatalities
    Texas DUI Statistics: A Dubious Distinction for Alcohol-Related Fatalities

    Texas regularly ranks among the highest drunk driving accident and fatality rates in the United States, and that sad fact remains the same in the 2012 Driving Under the Influence (DUI) statistics. In ...

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  • The Punishments for Second Offense DUI/DWI Charges
    The Punishments for Second Offense DUI/DWI Charges

    We cannot overstate why it is so important to seek legal help following a drunk driving arrest of any kind. Having a skilled DWI lawyer helps ensure better legal outcomes, which means reduced ...

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  • The Punishments for First Offense DUI/DWI Charges
    The Punishments for First Offense DUI/DWI Charges

    When you face a DUI/DWI charge of any kind, it's important to have skilled attorneys on your side. A DWI lawyer will help you get your side of the story heard, and he or she will work diligently to ...

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  • What You Should Know About DWI Cases and Jail Time
    What You Should Know About DWI Cases and Jail Time

    It's important to get the legal help that you need when it's needed most following any kind of criminal charges. A skilled criminal defense attorney will provide you with smart counsel regarding your ...

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