What To Do If Your Witness/Victim Rights Are Violated

A lawyer gesturing to her client during their meeting. With a crime rate of 4936.53 per 100,000 people, Texas is among the states with the highest criminal activity. Therefore, there’s a big chance that you may be involved in a crime either as a victim or witness.  If this happens, you may need to press […]

You’ve Been Charged With Assaulting a Public Servant: Now What?

If you have been charged with assaulting a public servant, you may wonder what the next steps are. First, you need to appreciate the seriousness of the charge. It can carry severe penalties, including a hefty fine and jail time, not to mention a criminal record that will follow you for the rest of your […]

Underage Sexting Scams: How They Work and What to Do If You are a Victim

Dating apps and websites have become breeding grounds for scam artists. There’s a new type of scam in the online dating world, mostly targeting single men. The perpetrators seek to entrap their victims into underage sexting and subject them to extortion.  Sexting is the act of sending sexually explicit or suggestive messages or images primarily […]

Ways of Handling Threats Against a School

Threats are a real problem in any school. From elementary to high schools, colleges, and universities, no learning environment is 100% safe. With a long list of possible threats facing the institutions – bombs, shootings, arson, you name it – the only way to ensure learners, staff, and parents have peace of mind is to […]

Prostitution is Not a Felony in the State of Texas

A prostitute wearing a red jacket is talking to an unseen driver sitting in their car. Prostitution is a Felony and a Misdemeanor in the State of Texas Prostitution is an age-old profession that’s frowned upon and illegal in most parts of the world. However, to the surprise of many people, in the state of […]

What Happens If I Am Accused of Human Trafficking?

Human trafficking is a serious allegation that can result in state or federal felony charges. A conviction means years, perhaps even decades, behind bars and a tarnished reputation. You must take immediate action to preserve your legal rights and build a strong defense.  Attorney Kent Starr is a Plano human trafficking defense attorney. For over […]

How to Know If You Are Eligible for an Expunction (Expungement) in Texas

Having a criminal record can have a detrimental impact on your life. Such consequences range from social to financial. They include limited access to loans, higher insurance premiums, your ability to access apartments, and limited employment opportunities. Not to mention your reputation.  Fortunately, in Texas, the legislation offers individuals with your predicament a leeway. By […]

Kent Starr: The Highest Reviewed Attorney in Town

Facing criminal charges is always followed by challenging times. Depending on the nature of the crime you’ve been accused of, you may face different penalties.  For minor crimes, it may be fines and a short jail term. However, you may have a long prison sentence on the cards if it’s a major criminal act.  But […]

When are Prior Bad Acts Allowed in Texas Sex Crime Cases

If you face a sex crimes charge in Texas, you may wonder if your past will come back to haunt you. One thing you can be sure about is that the police will dig into your past. So, whatever conviction or skeletons you may have in your closet will likely come to light. All this […]

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