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Blog Posts in 2018

Underage Drinking Laws in Denton, TX

While it’s very clear that anyone under the age of 21 cannot drink alcohol and drive in Texas and all 50 states, a lot of people are not sure of other alcohol laws relating to minors (people ...
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What is the Age of Consent in Texas?

You’re probably familiar with the term “ statutory rape.” Though state laws vary, statutory rape laws address the issue of adults (individuals age 18 and older) engaging in sexual ...
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ALR Process for DWI in Denton County

If you are facing driving while intoxicated (DWI) charges in Denton County, you’ll want to learn about the ALR process for DWI, what it is and how it applies to you. The Administrative License ...
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Penalties for Domestic Violence in Texas

In the past, what happened behind closed doors was nobody’s business. If a husband and wife got into a fight, it stayed between the couple. If a parent tried to discipline their child, it ...
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Is DWI a Felony?

If you’re a resident of Denton County or anywhere else in Texas, you’re aware of the fact that Texas is known for being tough on crime, so why should driving while intoxicated (DWI) be any ...
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Renting an Apartment? Beware of Your Criminal Record

You’ve probably heard that once you’re convicted of a crime, it can be very difficult to find a good job. But, did you know that a criminal record can affect housing as well? That’s ...
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Pre-Trial Diversion in Denton County

According to the latest data from The Texas Tribune, there are 141,000 inmates housed in jails and prisons across the state. Of those inmates, nearly 32,000 are serving sentences for 10 to 20 years, ...
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Unlawful Possession of Firearm in Texas

Texas citizens are proud of their right to bear arms – it’s a right that many residents take seriously. Our weapons allow us to protect ourselves, our homes and properties, and most ...
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Intoxication Assault Charges in Texas

If you live in Denton County or anywhere else in Texas, you know it’s against the law to drink and drive. It’s also illegal to drive under the influence of illegal drugs or ...
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Stalking Charges in Denton, TX

In recent years, states across the country have criminalized stalking. Stalkers engage in behaviors which are intended to control a victim by threatening him or her, by terrifying them and by ...
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Can I Be Deported for DWI?

Are you a lawful permanent resident (Green Card holder) who’s facing driving while intoxicated (DWI) charges? If so, you could be very worried that a DWI conviction can lead to deportation, ...
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Domestic Violence Charges in Denton, TX

You’re probably familiar with the term “domestic violence.” In Texas, domestic violence is referred to as “ family violence.” Under the Texas Family Code, family violence ...
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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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