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Blog Posts in 2017

FAQs About a Texas DWI

Driving while intoxicated (DWI) is the one offense that is commonly committed every day by non-criminals. According to the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), “About every 20 minutes in ...
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Active Warrants in Denton County

Suppose you arrived home after work and upon approaching your front door, you either found a business card or a door hanger, which notified you that there is a warrant for your arrest. Now, ...
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Effects of a Texas DWI

In Texas, driving while intoxicated (DWI) is criminalized under Section 49.04 of the Texas Penal Code. Under Section 49.04(a) it says, “A person commits an offense if the person is intoxicated ...
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FAQs About Pre-Trial Bond in Denton County

In Denton County, when a defendant is sentenced by the court to community supervision in lieu of jail or prison after committing a misdemeanor or felony, or when a defendant has been placed on ...
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What Are the Effects of a Protective Order?

In Denton County and throughout Texas, the victims of stalking, sexual assault and family violence (sometimes called domestic violence) can ask the court for a protective order, which prohibits the ...
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Prostitution Charges in Denton, Texas

People often refer to prostitution as the “oldest trade” or the “oldest occupation” because it probably is, or at least it’s one of the oldest trades to exist. If ...
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Penalties for Assault in Texas

Texas is known for its steakhouses, saloons, cattle ranches, cowboys, and of course, its guns. It’s no secret that the Lone Star State has a tough reputation – always has and always will. ...
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Penalties for Intoxication Manslaughter

According to the Texas Department of Transportation, “About every 20 minutes in Texas, someone is hurt or killed in a crash involving alcohol.” That being said, we’re going to ...
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Community Supervision in Denton County, TX

If you are facing criminal charges in Denton County, Texas, you are probably interested in learning more about Community Supervision, which was formerly known as Adult Probation. Community Supervision ...
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Denton County Protective Orders

Has someone recently taken a protective order, otherwise known as a “restraining order” out against you for family violence (domestic violence) in Denton County? If so, it’s ...
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Arrest Warrants in Denton, Texas

Do you have reason to believe there is a warrant out for your arrest in Denton or anywhere else in Denton County? If so, do you understand the difference between traditional arrest warrants and bench ...
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Unlawful Carrying of Weapons in Denton, Texas

Unlike some states, Texas happens to be rather “gun friendly.” Unless barred under the law, Texas residents are not required to obtain a state license to purchase a handgun, rifle, or ...
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Derek A. Adame, Attorney at Law - Denton County Criminal Defense Attorney
Located at 1512 East McKinney Street, Suite 102
Denton, TX 76209
(940) 591-0005
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