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Vandalism: You Break it You Buy it…a Ticket to Jail

Posted by The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp Staff under Arson January 29, 2014

The intentional or reckless destruction of private or public property is a crime in the state of Texas. While vandalism may appear to be a relatively minor crime, the available penalties can be quite severe depending on the seriousness of the crime. Among the crimes that may constitute an act of vandalism are the following: more >

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Aggravated Assault: Lose Your Temper and Also Your Freedom

Posted by The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp Staff under Assault January 22, 2014

Inflicting or causing someone to fear bodily injury is cause for an aggravated assault charge in the state of Texas. Depending on the nature and scope of the charge, aggravated assault is punishable by incarceration and financial penalties. An experienced criminal defense attorney is prepared to aggressively protect the legal rights of an aggravated assault more >

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You Could Get 99 Years Behind Bars For Possessing Meth!

Posted by The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp Staff under Drug Crimes January 20, 2014

Methamphetamine is a synthetic drug that was originally concocted way back in the 19th century, but the devastating influence of its menacing grip on illicit drug users has never been greater. When a drug user is convicted on a crystal meth charge in the state of Texas, the criminal penalties can be quite severe. The more >

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The Severe Consequences of Prescription Drug Abuse

Posted by The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp Staff under Drug Crimes January 15, 2014

Prescription medications are abused by millions of Americans every year. Name brand prescription medications are used to artificially stimulate the nervous system or deal with the stresses of everyday life. The improper use or distribution of a prescription stimulant medication is a felony offense. Prescription Stimulants Not only has it become relatively easy to obtain more >

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What is the Purpose of a Halfway House

Posted by The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp Staff under Criminal Law January 8, 2014

The effectiveness of releasing prisoners to serve the remainder of their sentence in a transitional halfway house has been questioned in recent years. Anecdotal evidence and formal studies indicate that the recidivism rate for inmates that spend time in a halfway house is the same or even higher than for inmates that serve their entire more >

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Drinking & Driving: Is Blood Test Refusal a Good Idea?

Posted by The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp Staff under DWI/DUI January 6, 2014

Drinking and driving may look cool in the movies, but exceeding the legal blood alcohol content limit can produce severe repercussions in the state of Texas. When a driver is pulled over and arrested on suspicion of drinking and driving, they can be asked to submit to a blood alcohol content (BAC) test. The state more >

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