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Monday, July 27, 2020

How Can I Fight Drug Possession Charges in Texas?


If you’ve been charged with drug possession in West Texas, you are no doubt frightened and confused about how to proceed. The first thing you have to do is contact a well-respected criminal defense team like Navarrete & Schwartz, P.C.

The smartest action you can take to protect your rights and prevent harsh penalties is to have your case handled by drug crime attorneys who have comprehensive knowledge of state and federal drug crime laws and Read more . . .


Thursday, February 13, 2020

Legalization of Hemp in Texas May Lead to the Decriminalization of Marijuana


What are the benefits of decriminalizing marijuana in Texas?

In June of 2019, Texas lawmakers passed a bill allowing for the growth and sale of hemp. Several lawmakers emphasized to the public that the measure solely legalized hemp and did not represent a movement towards the legalization of marijuana. However, since the passage of the new hemp law, police officers across the state have struggled to distinguish marijuana from legal hemp.
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Monday, August 19, 2019

An Overview of Drug Courts in Texas


What Are the Benefits of Going Through Drug Court Instead of a Traditional Courtroom?

Drug crimes can result in lengthy prison sentences, hefty fines, probation, community service, and other harsh penalties. Sadly, many drug offenders find themselves back in jail after serving their time because they violate probation or are arrested on a repeat drug offense. Further, many courts across the nation are brimming with drug offenders, who are typically non-violent and may have substance abuse issues. Recognizing the need to reduce the prison population and recidivism rates, Texas and other states have developed drug courts. These specialty courts deal with nothing but drug offenders, and they can be beneficial to those charged with a drug crime in the state of Texas.
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