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Blog Posts in 2016

Preparing Yourself for Criminal Court

In our society, we live by long-established rules of “good conduct” and “proper etiquette.” Whether we’re at church, taking a class, waiting in line someplace, or holding ...
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Do I Have to List a DWI on Job Applications?

Since most people change jobs about every five years on average, it’s understandable why someone facing driving while intoxicated (DWI) charges would be concerned about how a DWI conviction ...
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Marijuana Possession in Denton

Many people feel that marijuana should not be a Schedule I controlled substance with a “high potential for abuse” and with “no medical benefits.” In fact, thousands, if not ...
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Penalties for DWI in Denton, Texas

Drinking alcohol is not only a normal part of American culture, people have been consuming alcohol for thousands of years. Understandably, it’s a hard habit to break! Drinking was not much of a ...
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How are Arrests Made in Texas?

If you, or someone you love was recently arrested in Texas you may be thinking, “Hey, this arrest wasn’t fair” or “The arrest wasn’t legal!” If you are suspicious ...
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Why Defendants Accept Plea Deals

If you are facing criminal charges in Denton or anywhere else in Texas, don’t be surprised if your case never goes to trial. Our criminal court system is over-crowded, thus, prosecutors and ...
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Statutory Rape in Texas

Growing up, you probably heard about “statutory rape.” If you’re male, you may have worried about dating young girls out of fear that their parents may have you arrested for ...
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Family Violence in Denton, TX

Has someone in your family or household accused you of family violence? If so, these are not accusations to take lightly. Under Texas law, family violence refers to any act that is committed against a ...
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When Does Texas Try Juveniles as Adults?

Are you a parent of a teenager who was recently arrested for a crime, such a violent crime, selling drugs, robbery, or a sexually motivated crime? Or, perhaps your son or daughter has been in trouble ...
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Ex-Lake Dallas HS Coach Pleads Guilty

Last week, D. Walker, 59, a former softball coach at Lake Dallas High School pleaded guilty to having an inappropriate relationship with a female student at the school. According to Denton County ...
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Lesser Known Consequences of a DWI

Were you recently arrested for driving while intoxicated in Denton, Texas? If so, you may be wondering, "Should I hire a DWI attorney to defend me?" If you ask any seasoned criminal defense ...
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Marine Arrested in Fatal Shooting of UNT Student

DENTON, TX – A Marine stationed in Arizona was arrested in connection to the fatal shooting of S. Mutschlechner, 20, a student who was attending the University of North Texas. After obtaining an ...
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Derek A. Adame, Attorney at Law - Denton County Criminal Defense Attorney
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